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Table of contents for week of March 14, 2003

NEWS & FEATURES

Jess Kilby and Sam Pfeifle savor some of Portlandís least-known, but most easily identifiable, libations

With Eric Alterman's new book, the counterattack against those who charge liberal media bias is finally gaining momentum; Dan Kennedy says that's none too soon, now that Neanderthal Michael Savage has made the leap from radio to TV.

Richard Byrne discovers that globalization dissenters and proponents agree on one thing: A planned pre-emptive US war on Iraq has cast a long shadow over their causes.

And, Al Daimon

Plus, this just in:

WHAT'S HAPPENING:The Phoenix is growing
ACTIVIST UPDATE: March 15 looks to big
BIGELOW UPDATE: Here this
CREATIVE PROTEST : Send the Pope to Baghdad




Letters to the editor
Postcard from Wells
Too much information
Crossword


MUSIC

In the Beat Report, Sam Pfeifle finds music to drink to

Matt Ashare finds Lou Barlow with all his eggs in the Folk Implosion basket

Carly Carioli chews on the Cave-In album, a meal in itself

Jon Garelick says Ben Schwendener and Marc Rossi excel in Living Geometry

Tony Ware talks to Kid Koala, who's bringing his turntable antics and graphic novel to Boston

Plus, Sibilance

Also, short reviews of:
Steve Turre : ONE4J
Dave Douglass : FREAK IN
Symphony X : THE ODYSSEY
Sigur Ros : ()
Calexico : FEAST OF WIRE
The Juliana Theory : LOVE
Echoboy :GIRAFFE


Also, short reviews of:
WILLARD
TEARS OF THE SUN
AGENT CODY BANKS


THEATER

Jeff Inglis ponders drink on stage

Carolyn Clay travels Rinde Eckertís road through perdition, Highway Ulysses

DANCE

Marcia B. Seagal watches as Musica Viva does Shirish Korde

ART

Chris Thompson surveys Portlandís " Poetical Economy " : Art history from the bottom of a bottle

BOOKS

William Corbett says Kevin Young earns his blues stipes with Jelly Roll: A Blues

TELEVISION

Joyce Millman finds <i>My Big Fat Greek Life brings the film to TV, plus Six Feet Under.



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Jill Strauss savors Krista Kern's pastry magic

SPECIALS

Best Music Poll 2002
Fall 2002 Band Guide
The 6th annual Best issue