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Table of contents for week of March 21, 2003

NEWS & FEATURES

The Bush administration thinks that invading and rebuilding Iraq will be child’s play. But what if it isn’t? Richard Byrne asks the big question.
Also, Byrne surveys the grim prospects amidst an angry crowd at last weekend's protest march in Washington, DC.

In "Don't Quote Me," Dan Kennedy finds that history — and Bush’s own reckless arrogance — make the war a gamble whose ending could be ugly

And, Al Diamon

Plus, this just in:

WARTIME MEDIA:No news is bad news
PORTLAND DOWTOWN:Congrees Square events in flux
ANTIWAR MOVEMENT: Staying power
IN MEMORIAM : Howard Fast, 1914 - 2003




Crossword


MUSIC

In the Beat Report, Josh Rogers celebrates Geno's twentieth by looking back on the clubs that were.

Jeff Ousbourne listens as Stephen Malkmus moves past Pavement

Mike Miliard talks to the Go-Betweens on staying together

Joseph Patel checks in on Ice Cube's Priority Recordings

Sean Richardson says Taking Back Sunday put the 'o' on the 'em'

Franklin Bruno on the best of Flying Nun: the Clean and the Tall Dwarfs

Josh Kun crosses the border with Maná and Molotov

Ted Drozdowski checks out Michael Gira's Angels of Light and Young God Records

Also, short reviews of:
Various Artists : RESPOND II
R. Kelly : CHOCOLATE FACTORY
The Remains : MOVIN' ON
Bob Log III : LOG BOMB
Drunk Horse : ADULT SITUATIONS
SONNY VINCENT : THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY
Various Artists : DJ SMASH PRESENTS PHONOGRAPHY: VOLUME II


FILM

In his Oscar picks, Peter Keough wonders will anyone beat Chicago?

Also, short reviews of:
DREAMCATCHER
THE HUNTED
PIGLET's BIG MOVIE


THEATER

Heavy and dense, Jeff Inglis experiences Copenhagen

Carolyn Clay on three new productions in Boston:
Breath, Boom
A New War,
and 2 Lives

DANCE

Marcia B. Seagal on Mark Morris and Boris Eifman in Boston

ART

Chris Thompson counts down to Yoko Ono's commencement address at Maine College of Art, starting in 1961

Chirstopher Millis on the the Blake-Purnell collection at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston

BOOKS

John Freeman says Nicholson Baker's latest, A Box of Matches, is slim and trim

Amy Finch on John McManus' latest, Born on a Train

FOOD

Beth Brogan says plan your wedding around the food and you can't go wrong

SPECIALS

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