Project Censored's round-up of overlooked news in 1999 fills the feature hole with four elements: the

,

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, a list of

, and a

.

In the news, Brennen Jensen's Mobtown Beat eyes

, and The Nose reports on

.

Charmed Life is Tom Chalkley on

.

The columns are: Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag on

; Wiley Hall III's Urban Rhythms on

; Joab Jackson's Cyberpunk on

; and Tom Scocca's 8 Upper on

.

In Books, Eileen Murphy sets Ursula Hegi's new novel,

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, in the context of Hegi becoming an Oprah author.

Art is Mike Giuliano on new exhibits at School 33 Art Center (

) and the Gomez Gallery (

), and Eileen Murphy on

, at the Jewish Museum of Maryland.

Bones is L. Maynard's poem,

D.C. Culbertson, in Dance, covers the

at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Jack Rabid's

gets a nod from John Sewell in Zine Pool.

In Stage, Brennen Jensen thinks Center Stage's production of

is bloody tepid, while Anna Ditkoff finds Theatre Project's production of PS Lorio's

to be contrived.

Music is Rjyan Kidwell on the

(including some

) and Shelley Ridenour's

.

In No Cover, Lee Gardner bows to the booty of the All Mighty Senators'

and tips his hat to Donegal Express'

, while Eric Allen Hatch says the Convocation of . . .'s

is "required listening."

Film is: Tom Scocca extolling the simple virtues of Zhang Yimou's

; Lee Gardner trying to make the best of

; Ian Grey calling

"brain-stunning" and

a "multilevel atrocity"; and Heather Joslyn appreciating Deepa Mehta's

.

In Belly Up, Susan Fradkin fishes for

at Micah's Cafeteria, the Roost, The Corner Carry-Out, and Lake Trout.

(Editor's note: Please remember that this restaurant review is exactly a decade old, so take any information within with a shaker of salt.)

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