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Table of contents for week of April 17, 2003

NEWS & FEATURES

Tackling our oil addiction with veggie diesel may not solve all our energy problems, but Jonathan Cook says it's a start that many lawmakers are willing to make

The war in Iraq inflicted incalculable damage on the authority of the United Nations. Richard Byrne ponders what's next

Democratic presidential hopefuls will be facing the first election drenched in foreign-policy issues in over 20 years. Seth Gitell has the story on their advisors.

For the first time since the end of the Cold War, international news is paramount. Dan Kennedy wonders how long it will last

In Game On, Sam Pfeifle says old school meets new school on the Maine casting scene

And, Al Diamon

Plus, this just in:

OBITUARY: John Farrell, 1968-2003
EARTH DAY: Let the sun shine in
ANTIWAR MOVEMENT:Made for walking




Postcard from Wells
Crossword


MUSIC

In the Beat Report, Marilyn Zatkos enters the world of the B-Movies Extras

J. Mark Searce on Farmington's Graybert Beacham

Joseph Patel says the White Stripes live out their rock-and-roll fantasy

Matt Ashare charts Evan Dando's slow and steady return

Ted Drozdowski on musical chameleon Ben Harper.

Bill Kisliuk fans the slow blaze of Michael Camilo.

Carly Carioli on Adult's 21st-century electro-pop .

Plus, Sibilance

Also, short reviews of:
Zehetmair Quartett :SCHUMANN: STRING QUARTETS Nos. 1 and 3
The Spaceshots : OFFENSE/DEFENSE EP
Kenny Garrett : STANDARD OF LANGUAGE
Mark Bacino : THE MILLION DOLLAR MILKSHAKE
Hootie & the Blowfish :S/t
Brokeback : LOOKS AT THE BIRD
The Used : S/t


FILM

Peter Keough says in Anger Management could save the world, if not this movie

Also, short reviews of:
ALL THE REAL GIRLS
BULLETPROOF MONK
HOLES
HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES
TILL HUMAN VOICES WAKE US
LOST IN LA MANCHA


THEATER

Jeff Inglis experiences the broken dreams of Fences

ART

Sarah Morneau on the new art at ICON

BOOKS

Sam Pfeifle prepares for a week of literary riches

Clea Simon on Robert Hough's fictional life of Mabel Stark.



FOOD

Jeff King goes to Uffa where tradition and simplicity transform a West End mainstay.

SPECIALS

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