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Table of contents for week of November 21, 2002
NEWS & FEATURES
Even by the diminished standards set in the Gulf War, Donald Rumsfeld is giving the media minimal access to the battlefield in Afghanistan and will likely do the same in Iraq. Richard Byrne explains how it works.
Two local feminist standard-bearers survived almost 30 years of cultural upheaval and technological change. New Words bookstore and Sojourner newspaper have finally succumbed, Loren King reports, but they're looking to reinvent themselves.
Sean Glennon says this game was hard to watch even for an inveterate Raiders fan.
TV broadcasters make a ton from paid campaign ads, yet political coverage continues to plummet. It could be time to allot free air time to political candidates. At least Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, and Walter Cronkite think so. Ian Donnis reports.
Camille Dodero finds that a straightforward story about turkey farms can end up being not so straightforward at all.
In our weekly Q&A, Tamara Wieder talks with Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory director Mel Stuart, who reflects on the film that made his career.
In the Phoenix editorial, we decry the Bush administration's information lockdown.
In Out There, Steve Almond is welcomed to traffic school.
Susanne Boitano goes autograph hunting in Urban Buy.
Plus, this just in:
UNCONVENTIONAL WISDOM : Is everything we know about basketball wrong?
STROKING THE PEN : Dynamic duo
ENTERTAINMENT : The art of sex
SLOW GROWTH : The Sox move to take Yawkey Way
CITY HALL : Political posturing on rent control
VERSE : Ode on a spending spree
Letters to the editor
In Arts news, Clear Channel revives the Opera House on Washington street, new tactics in the music industry's war on downloading, and more.
In Galleries and Museums, Randi Hopkins on Salcedo, Sze, the Sale, the Studios, and the Venice Biennale.
David Wenninger on Daniel Barenboim's return, plus Pirates and Hšnsel und Gretel in Classical.
In Theater, Scott T. Cummings explains how JŠnos SzŠsz is friends with Chekhov.
In Performance, Jeffrey Gantz hangs out with Mother Gingerís finest.
Plan your week:
Sean Richardson hails Audioslave's arrival and Pearl Jam's return.
Franklin Soults says Christina Aguilera shoots from the hip.
Franklin Bruno on Karate's indie jazz.
Ted Drozdowski on the Jeff Buckley/Gary Lucas recordings.
In Giant Steps, Cooking with Steve: Jon Garelick sees an expat brings his jazz recipes home.
In Cellars by Starlight, Ted Drozdowski says Susan Tedeschi delivers on Wait for Me.
Also, live reviews of Tori Amos at the Providence Performing Arts Center and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
The Aluminum Group : HAPPYNESS
Ronnie Wood : NOT FOR BEGINNERS
Amber : NAKED
Dave Pirner : FACES AND NAMES
The Soundtrack Of Our Lives : BEHIND THE MUSIC
Gus Gus : ATTENTION
Peter Keough says Interview with the Assassin shoots the bull.
Keough also talks with Interview director Neil Burger.
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary on Wilder times; also, Dorothy Malone goes Ber-Sirk.
Also, short reviews of:
DIE ANOTHER DAY
LES ENFANTS DU SI»CLE/THE CHILDREN OF THE CENTURY
EL CRIMEN DEL PADRE AMARO/THE CRIME OF FATHER AMARO
THE EMPERORíS CLUB
HALF PAST DEAD
Iris Fanger watches Theatre Coop revive Morning Star.
Carolyn Clay sees the New Rep crack McDonagh's Skull.
Marcia B. Siegel says the American Ballet Theatre revitalizes Giselle.
Lloyd Schwartz welcomes 'Treasures of Ancient Egypt' to the Museum of Science.
Jeffrey Gantz journeys with Mallory Lake.
Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts on Leon Wynter's American Skin.
Hot Dots -- Sunday 9:00 (7) The Pennsylvania Miners Story (movie). Swell title, but then again Trapped in Quecreek doesn't resonate much either.
Dining Out : Bhindi Bazaar Indian Cafť
On the Cheap : Pizzeria Rico
Noshing & Sipping : Clear Flour Bread
Best Music Poll 2002
Fall 2002 Band Guide
The 6th annual Best issue