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April 11, 2003

Volume 22, Number 32

news

food

music

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  • Do Aibos Dream of Electric Corner Kicks?

    Gearing up for RoboCup VII

    BY SIDNEY MOODY

  • Stan Brakhage

    Remembering Stan Brakhage, a giant of experimental film.

    BY WILL ROBINSON SHEFF

  • Stone Cold Genius

    MP4.com highlights the work of Bob Ray.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • New on DVD

    Sam Peckinpah attracted controversy as reliably as a dog attracts fleas. Upon their release, each of his films would stimulate new debate about the uses of onscreen violence and his manhandling of women, as was the case with 1971's Straw Dogs.

    BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

  • Short Cuts

    Film on, as resistance.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    What on TV is bugging "TV Eye"? Pretty much everything.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Screens Reviews

  • Film Reviews

the arts

  • Talking the Talk

    Angela Kariotis knows that everyone has their own stories, and in Reminiscence of the Ghetto & Other Things That raiZed Me, her one-woman show about growing up poor in New Jersey, premiering at UT's David Mark Cohen New Works Festival, Kariotis tells hers in her very own way.

    BY SARAH HEPOLA

  • Piece of Work

    Consisting of a vintage dental cabinet, two scrolls of paper, and a tree-painted background, Celia Alvarez Muñoz's installation "Stories Your Mother Never Told You" is an interactive tour de force that touches on those very issues central to Muñoz's artmaking practice: memory, personal identity, and community.

    BY ERINA DUGANNE

  • Articulations

    A painful week for friends of the theatre with the passing of educator and director Gil Sharp and producer, director, and actor Don Phillips, Jr.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

books

  • Book Review: Pieces of Payne

    BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

  • Book Review: Dark Star Safari

    Journey through Africa and the life of author Paul Theroux in his novel Dark Star Safari.

    BY AMANDA EYRE WARD

  • In Person

    During his appearance at UT's Union Ballroom, New Yorker staff writer Malcolm Gladwell wanted to talk about "social power," a subject at the heart of his bestselling Tipping Point. Sarah Hepola reports.

    BY SARAH HEPOLA

  • News/Print

    Baby, please don't go …

    BY SHAWN BADGLEY