In Talking Politics, Seth Gitell heralds Jane Swift's comeback.
In Don't Quote Me, Dan Kennedy says if we execute Timothy McVeigh, questions about the Oklahoma City bombing will go forever unanswered
Michael Endelman on the culture of concert taping
Nina Willdorf is puzzled by Brendan Emmett Quigley
Dorie Clark offers nine ways to boost attendance at Boston City Council meetings.
In the Phoenix editorial, we urge politicians to catch up with the public will and legalize medical marijuana.
In Out There, Kris Frieswick appraises men on Boyfriend Roadshow
In Urban Buy, how to stay afloat this summer.
Plus, this just in:
BOOKS: About Jane’s face
BICYCLING: Free-wheeling councilors
ACTIVISM: Gay youth to march
MEDIA: Samizdat from the 2000 campaign
Trey Helliwell, 1963–2001
Let the games begin
DEMOCRACY IN ACTION: Cambridge council makeover
CITY HALL: Dapper days may come again
THEATER: The 19th Elliot Norton Awards
AS THE GLOBE TURNS: The Sunday paper gets smaller
Letters to the editor
Editors' Picks -
Hot Tix -
Check out the Best Music Poll winners!
Sean Richardson on the Dropkick Murphys,
who swept the Best Music Poll;
Matt Ashare on U2's success in the Best Music Poll;
Carly Carioli talks with American Hi-Fi’s Stacy Jones ;
Michael Endelman raps with Mr. Lif;
Lloyd Schwartz on electronic music at Boston’s Cyberarts Festival;
Mikael Wood on Rufus Wainwright's new Poses;
Douglas Wolk on John Oswald’s Plunderphonics
Josh Kun on Tom Russell’s border songs;
Bill Kisliuk rolls on with Billy Joe Shaver;
Jonathan Perry loves Love;
and in Cellars by Starlight,
Michael Endelman talks with James Merenda about sticking with Charles Mingus.
Also, live reviews of the Boston Pops opening, Hrvatski and DJ C,
and the Blind Boys of Alabama.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
BLACK MARKET MUSIC
Deep House Culture:
CHOICE NYC GARAGE
ANGEL IN THE DARK
The Strokes :
THE MODERN AGE
Max Graham :
Peter Keough previews the summer movie line-up, and reviews
The Golden Bowl,
and Chris Fujiwara rediscovers Subterranean cinema
Also, short reviews of:
Anne Marie Donahue on the Huntingoton revisiting The Amen Corner, and
in State of the Art there's more vagina.
Randi Hopkins reviews Takashi Murakami Tokyo cool at the MFA.
Jon Garelick writes about Richard Yates’s compassionate eye
Hot Dots -- The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Sudsy prizes for stars we never heard of. Is the trophy in the shape of a bar of soap or a box of detergent?
On the Cheap:
Noshing & Sipping:
British candy bars
Best Music Poll 2001
Spring 2001 Band Guide
The 3rd annual Best issue