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Table of contents for week of February 20, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
The anti-European invective coming from the Bush administration, not to mention the American media, is drowning out what European leaders really think of the US drive toward war with Iraq, says Richard Byrne.
Seth Gitell reports on how our military leaders are planning for the worst-case scenario in Iraq.
A mentally limited teen was put away for 17 years under Kansas's harsh sodomy laws. If the Supreme Court hears his case, says Michael Bronski, it could blow the lid off archaic sex laws across the land.
At the 10th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, held in Boston recently, medical researchers concentrated on the global dimensions of the epidemic - for the first time. Tinker Ready reports.
Adrian Brune reports on the New York antiwar demonstration - the legal roadblocks, the podium speakers, the cops.
New York antiwar demonstrator David Valdes-Greenwood tells what it was like on the ground, without a press pass.
Who'll tend to you if you're hurt at a protest or demonstration? Just ask your friendly neighborhood anarchist street medic. Michael Blanding reports.
New England A to Z and more in our Quick Trips section.
Tamara Wieder talks with Earl Martin Phalen, who has dedicated his life to ensuring educational success for inner-city students.
In the Phoenix editorial, we explain how Bush's failure to appreciate international antiwar sentiment is a political liability.
In "Out There" Sin City sees curves where we see fat. Says Kris Frieswick: Viva Las Vegas!
Nina MacLaughin has the write stuff for letter writing in "Urban Buy."
Plus, this just in:
TAXING MATTERS : Burying the PICs
BOOKS : Self portrait
DESPERATELY SEEKING OSAMA : Tagging along with the Green Berets
DEPT. OF POW! BIFF! : The fight stuff
DEFENSE MECHANISMS : Better than duct tape: One manís bunker
CITY HALL : Crazy is as crazy does on the city council
Letters to the editor
In Arts news, the Dropkick Murphy's plan for St. Paddy's Day, and more
In Galleries and Museums, Randi Hopkins on the sexual mayhem of Sue Williams, Carolee Schneemann, and Matthew Barney
Harnoncourt returns to Boston, plus Haitink at the BSO and the Tal Trio in Classical by David Weininger.
In Theater, Bruce Graham explains Coyote to Sally Cragin.
In Performance, A new tour puts Woody Guthrie back on the map, according to Ted Drozdowski.
Plan your week:
Matt Ashare peeks into the wacky worlds of Michael Jackson and Ozzy Osbourne.
In Cellars by Starlight, Sean Richardson on American Hi-Fi and the Dubnicks.
Ted Drozdowski hears Frank Morey paint the town blue.
Franklin Soults on t.A.T.u.'s titillation of the masses.
Howard Tate is back, says Ted Drozdowksi, and he's on a mission.
Banning Eyre on the mysterious ways of Stella Chiweshe.
Lloyd Schwartz on Berlioz's Les Troyens at the Met.
Also, live reviews of Robin Lane and Willie Alexander at the Middle East, Cul de Sac at the Middle East, and the Rapture at the Middle East.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
ScLoHoFo : OH!
Paul van Dyk : GLOBAL
Authority Zero : A PASSAGE IN TIME
Patty Larkin : RED = LUCK
The Black Keys : THE BIG COME UP
Michael Musillami/Mario Pavone Quintet : PIVOT
Tan Dun/RIAS-Kammerchor Berlin : TAN DUN: WATER PASSION AFTER SAINT MATTHEW
Chris Fujiwara says The Last Letter bids a painful farewell.
Chris Fujiwara plumbs the cinematic universe of Andrei Tarkovsky.
In Filmculture, Gerald Peary on Lana Clarkson; plus The Navigators.
Also, short reviews of:
GODS AND GENERALS
THE LIFE OF DAVID GALE
Carolyn Clay watches Paula Plum and M. Lynda Robinson hold forth.
Ellen Pfeifer sees Stomp get intimate at Stuart Street.
Marcia B. Siegel on Prometheus's Apokalypsis.
Clif Garboden says Sebasti„o Salgado's documentary epic, "Migrations," overflows the PMA.
Peter Keough on T.C. Boyle's frontier counterculture.
Ted Drozdowski on Joe S. Harrington's history of rock.
In State of the art, Ted Drozdowski talks to a rocker who turns to writing, her roots, and the stage.
Hot Dots -- MONDAY 9:00 (4) Joe Millionaire: The Aftermath. Evan Marriott is found floating face down in his kidney-shaped pool with a roll of quarters jammed down his throat. (Until 10 p.m.)
Dining Out: Red Sauce
On the Cheap : Sonora Mexican Grill
Noshing & Sipping : Changsho shrimp-and-spinach dumplings
Best Music Poll 2002
Fall 2002 Band Guide
The 6th annual Best issue