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Table of contents for week of November 14, 2002
NEWS & FEATURES
When it comes to the study of warfare, primatology has never commanded much respect. Maybe it’s time it did, says Chris Wright.
'It's time to fight.' Two US senators -- Jack Reed and John Kerry -- take on Bush
Michael Bronski asks, is Laura Bush the linchpin to bringing down the Bush administration?
Serbian rock music helped bring down Slobodan Milosevic. But postwar Serbia is a tough place to make a living as a musician — or as anything else, for that matter. Can the country rebuild its shattered economy and keep its culture? Richard Byrne reports.
Sean Glennon on still loving the Pats even when watching pro sporting events is part of your job.
David Valdes Greenwood travels off the beaten path for our Education supplement.
In Ski, Nina MacGlaughin says there’s plenty of new stuff on the slopes this season.
In our weekly Q&A, Tamara Wieder interviews filmmaker Andrew Karsch.
In the Phoenix editorial, we remind that academic freedom still needs protection, and Tom Finneran still needs to go.
In Out There, Rebecca Wieder wonders if you rate.
Christine Junge finds ways to decorate your desktop in Urban Buy.
Plus, this just in:
SLAVE LABOR : Trafficking in women and children
SMOKEOUT : Yet another ban in Boston?
ALLSTON-BRIGHTON’S UNLIKELY KINGMAKER : This guy can swing an election
ARS POETICA : Haikus for Mitt Romney
THERAPY : Body language
Q&A : Three lives
Letters to the editor
In Arts news, The American Ballet Theatre performs Giselle at the Wang, Matmos performs cut-up sound collage at the Harvard Science Center, and more..
In Galleries and Museums, Randi Hopkins previews Christo and Jeanne-Claude's visit to Beverly.
David Wenninger on Dohnányi's return to the BSO, plus Radius and Itzhak Perlman in Classical.
In Theater, Sally Cragin watches the epic spoof set for the Lyric Stage
In Performance, Liza Weisstuch gets excited about the ‘FUN(d)raiser’ at Mobius..
Plan your week:
Annie Zaleski on Tori Amos and her Scarlet's Walk.
Sean Richardson on the boys in the bands: Justin Timberlake, Nick Carter, BBMak, O-Town, and Dream Street.
Banning Eyre feels Thomas Mapfumo's political groove.
Lloyd Schwartz on the Boston Lyric Opera's booking of Mozart's neglected opera onto the Orient Express.
In Cellars by Starlight, Brett Milano has the pop secrets of The Figgs's Slow Charm and All the Queen's Men's Curvy Baby.
Also, live reviews of Mighty Sam McCain at the House of Blues and Tony Hawk's Boom Boom Huck Jam at the Fleetcenter.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Gene : LIBERTINE
Various Artists : RED HOT & RIOT
Fred Frith : GRAVITY
Barbara Tucker : BARBARA TUCKER’S IBIZA SUMMER JAM
Madcap : EAST TO WEST
The Bollywood Brass Band : RAHMANIA: THE MUSIC OF A.R. RAHMAN
Terri Lyne Carrington : JAZZ IS A SPIRIT
Carolyn Clay says The Chamber of Secrets steps up.
Chris Fujiwara wonders, how much does Far from Heaven allow?
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary says it's all in Ed Lachman's camera in Heaven.
Also, short reviews of:
STANDING IN THE SHADOW OF MOTOWN
QUEEN OF THE GYPSIES
"DAZZLING NEW FILMS FROM CHINA"
Chris Fujiwara on Double Edge's rare achievement.
Carolyn Clay on talent and triteness from Broadway at the Stuart Street Playhouse.
Marcia B. Siegel on 'Raw Dance' at the Cyclorama.
William Corbett takes in the juicy fruits of Aaron Fink at the Alpha Gallery.
In State of the art, Nina MacLaughlin take a closer look at bathrooms.
How gay is it? Colin Jeffrey Morris on Colm Tóibín's Love in a Dark Time: And Other Explorations of Gay Lives and Literature (Scribner).
Joyce Millman watches CSI and CSI: Miamicreate closure for us and big bucks for CBS.
Hot Dots -- Thursday, (2) Frontline:A Dangerous Business. An investigative report on workplace safety in America. Don't stand too close to the frozen-steer-carcass conveyor belt, and blink when you stare at your computer screen for more than 18 hours.
Dining Out : Chilli Duck
On the Cheap : Krystal’s Café
Noshing & Sipping : Michael’s Deli corned-beef sandwich
Best Music Poll 2002
Fall 2002 Band Guide
The 4th annual Best issue