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Table of contents for week of July 25, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
When National Guard recruiters had words with a white student over anti-war politics, guess who took the fall? Kristen Lombardi reports.
A veteran city councilor is facing the run of his political career, and it's not helping that his challenger is getting all kinds of help from the mayor and the Globe. Susan Ryan-Vollmar explains.
As serious as Bush's bogus Nigerian-uranium claim was, says Dan Kennedy, it shouldn't obscure a much broader - and more dangerous - pattern of deception and political strong-arming.
Armed with a notebook, one ambitious (or is it crazy?) writer sets out for 20 hours of adventure on the T.
In the Phoenix editorial we call for justice, Boston-style.
In "Out There," Steve Almond is the call guy.
Nina MacLaughlin goes smoothie sailing in "Urban Buy."
Plus, this just in:
WEB EXCLUSIVE : Fighting the FCC
KOBE WATCH : The reluctant entrepreneur
RECREATION : Can Boston build a skatepark that doesn’t suck?
FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT : March against hate crimes
BUDDY SYSTEM : Friendship for sale
HOAXING FOR DOLLARS : Hunting for Bambi — and the facts
POETIC LICENSE : Praise from the master
Letters to the editor
In Arts news, Team Poetry Slam, The 19th annual Battle of the Blues, and more music
Anderszewski brings Bach and Beethoven to Tanglewood in Classical.
In Theater, Carolyn Clay remembers Elliot Norton.
Plan your week:
State of the art
Sean Richardson helps Less Than Jake and Mest get ready for the Warped Tour.
In Cellars by starlight, Ted Drozdowksi on Duke Levine and Kevin Barry; Joe Stump; Jon Butcher
Bill Kisliuk sees Robert Cray move beyond the blues.
Josh Kun searches for Jewishness through the Klezmatics and Les Yeux Noirs.
Banning Eyre on Bill Frisell's Intercontinentals.
Michael Freedberg hears Annie Lennox return with a new sense of strength.
Brett Milano sees Todd Rundgren surf the zeitgeist.
Also live reviews of the Mars Volta at the Axis, and João Gilberto at the Wang Theatre.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Gangstarr : THE OWNERZ
James Mathus Knockdown Society : STOP AND LET THE DEVIL RIDE
Razed in Black : DAMAGED
The Tyde : TWICE
Pernice Brothers : YOURS, MINE & OURS
Type O Negative : LIFE IS KILLING ME
Anne Sofie von Otter/Thomas Quasthoff/Claudio Abbado/Chamber Orchestra of Europe : SCHUBERT: ORCHESTRAL SONGS
Peter Keough says Seabiscuit comes up lame.
Plus, Jeffrey Gantz gets to the bottom of the real Seabiscuit story.
In Filmculture, Gerald Peary takes the cinema cure at Karlovy Vary.
Also, short reviews of:
BAD BOYS II
UNE FEMME DE MÉNAGE/THE HOUSEKEEPER
SECRET LIVES: HIDDEN CHILDREN AND THEIR RESCUERS DURING WORLD WAR II
SPY KIDS 3-D: GAME OVER
Liza Weisstuch says I Sebastiani keep an art alive.
Carolyn Clay says Jesus hops at Company One.
Carolyn Clay says Proof stands up in Gloucester.
Steve Vineberg reviews the Publick's charming Twelfth Night.
Marcia B. Siegel on Peter Boal at Concord Academy.
Jeffrey Gantz says Samuel Bak's chess art puts the question of fair play to the game.
Richard C. Walls on Alan Lightman's Reunion.
Hotdots : THURSDAY 31: 9:00 (25) 101 Things Removed from the Human Body. And all their uses. Perhaps they did an autopsy on that old lady who swallowed the fly, spider, bird, horse, etc.
Dining Out: Jake & Earl’s Dixie Roadhouse
On the Cheap : Desi Dhaba
Noshing & Sipping : Harpoon Oatmeal Stout
Guide to Summer 2003
Best Music Poll 2003
Spring 2003 Band Guide
The 6th annual Best issue