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For the Week of
March 26-April 2, 2003

Cover: The Goldies 2003
Once again, you picked the best of Santa Cruz to be honored with the one and only Goldies Award for 2003. Nice work!

By Any Means Necessary: In this issue honoring the best this area has to offer, Metro Santa Cruz salutes a few of the heroes in our community who give peace a chance in their own--sometimes unusual--ways, by working for positive social change every day.

Nüz: Déjà Bush.

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The Kids Are All White: Local musician David Beaudry takes his acclaimed gang-prevention work in a controversial direction, reaching out to white-supremacist kids and granting Metro Santa Cruz a truly shocking interview.

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Too Weird: Dreaming of vampires, waking to nanobugs, writer Zack Stentz gets his first big-screen credit in 'Agent Cody Banks.'

'Basic' Instinct: John Travolta talks about life in the make-believe military.

Dude, Where's My Train?: The elusive American hobo is caught on tape in Sarah George's documentary 'Catching Out.'

Unfaithful: 'Open Hearts' shakes up the Dogme 95 movement.

Every Breath He Takes: The anti-'Amélie' camp would enjoy Audrey Tautou's stalker comedy/thriller 'He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not.'

Knifed in the Water: 'The Hunted' is as simple (and boring) as its title.

Hit Men: Author Dennis Hensley on Jet Li, fighting with girls, and 'Cradle 2 the Grave.'

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Tuft Enough: With two EPs, their own radio show and a huge teenage following, the Expendables are finally getting the 'bus respect' they deserve.

Taylor Made: Once best-known as the rock genius behind 'Wild Thing,' Chip Taylor returns to music to discover he's the darling of alt-country. Also: Taylor recalls how he came up with the riffs for 'Wild Thing.'

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You Go, Grill!: With its new Spanish menu, the Almar Grill will change the way you think about eating--and anchovies.


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