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Table of contents for week of January 23, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
At last weekend's march in Washington, reports Richard Byrne, it was painfully clear that if antiwar organizers would stop muddling the message and the press reported the people instead of the stage, a viable peace movement could appeal to a huge segment of the mainstream.
Governor Mitt Romney has made a flashy show of his commitment to the homeless, but at what price? Kristen Lombardi reports.
Would controversial former US representative Cynthia McKinney be a good presidential candidate for the Green Party in 2004? That's debatable, says Seth Gitell.
When it comes to Boston, the Anthony Spinazzola Foundation Gala Festival of Food and Wine is arguably the Super Bowl of the culinary scene. And when it comes to the Spinazzola Foundation, Michelline Dufort is arguably the organization's quarterback. Tamara Wieder talks with her in our weekly Q&A.
In the Phoenix editorial, it's time to reform the family courts, and Senator Kennedy shakes up the Dems.
In "Out There," Rebecca Wieder reflects on the changes of time.
Tamara Wieder charges up on Girl power in "Urban Buy."
Plus, this just in:
DEBUT : More music from Cuba
HIGH AMBITION : Is Jarrett Barrios eyeing a run for Congress?
REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS : Roe v. Wade — 30 years later
TALKING POLITICS : Would Nader run as a Democrat?
THE RECONNECTION : Two years after his break-up with WBUR, Chris Lydon is back in business
THE AGE OF INNOCENCE : A wrongly convicted death-row survivor tells his story
Letters to the editor
In Arts news, Boston Jazz Composer's Alliance, Auros Group of New Music take to stage, and more.
In Galleries and Museums, Randi Hopkins listens as Joseph Kosuth keeps asking at the Gardner.
David Weininger says to mark your calendar for The Tender Land in Classical.
In Theater, Neil LaBute explains The Shape of Things to Sally Cragin.
In Performance, Mummenschanz actually speak to Liza Weisstuch.
Plan your week:
Matt Ashare sees Johnny Marr put his name above the title.
This time, says Brett Milano, Rich Gilbert goes down the country road in Cellars by Starlight.
Sean Richardson watches David Gray and Rubyhorse conquer America.
Jeff Ousborne says nevermore to Lou Reed's The Raven.
Lloyd Schwartz on Bach and Haydn at the BSO, gambist Paolo Pandolfo, the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, and the New England String Ensemble.
Also, live reviews of Superdiamond at the Paradise, Division of Laura Lee at T.T. the Bear's, and Parker and Lily at the Chopping Block.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
3 Doors Down : AWAY FROM THE SUN
Jesse Malin : THE FINE ART OF SELF DESTRUCTION
Atomic 7 : GOWNS BY EDITH HEAD
Lifter Puller : SOFT ROCK
Groove Armada : LOVEBOX
ALL NIGHT : S/T
Richard Buckner : IMPASSE
Chris Fujiwara on George Clooney's 'Being Chuck Barris.'
Peter Keough sees moving testimony of the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival.
In Filmculture, Gerald Peary on Gregory Peck and Roman Holiday.
Also, short reviews of:
CIDADE DE DEUS/CITY OF GOD
A GUY THING
DIE TÖDLICHE MARIA/DEADLY MARIA
Carolyn Clay watches the Hartford Theatre Company host Daddy's dangerous girl, and she also catches the shocking story of The Exonerated.
In State of the art, Carly Carioli catches a rehearsal for Star Wars: Musical Edition at MIT.
Marcia B. Siegel on Bill T. Jones and the Orion String Quartet at the Shubert.
Jonathan Dixon reads into Will Self doing the Dorian Gray thing.
Love-or-money gets a new twist in Fox's Joe Millionaire.
Hot Dots -- TUESDAY 9:00 (4, 5, 7, 25) The State of the Union Address. Perhaps our unelected president will give stats on how many of us are in custody already.
Dining Out: Ten Tables
On the Cheap : Emerson’s Café
Noshing & Sipping : Café Suisse fondue
Best Music Poll 2002
Fall 2002 Band Guide
The 6th annual Best issue