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from the New New Economy," Dan Kennedy compares the current recession
to local recession of the late '80s and '90s.
Our voters' guide to the mayoral
race. Plus, one for the Boston
City Council elections.
Susan Ryan-Vollmar on the Community
Preservation Act: it's a noble idea, but it's still bad public policy.
In our weekly Q&A, Tamara Wieder talks to Vince
Vaughn about his new movie.
Chris Wright explains why terrorism is — or should be — the least
of our worries.
In the Phoenix editorial,
we provide our endorsements for the coming elections.
- In Talking
Gitell writes about who will take the fall for the state budget deficit.
In Out There, Kris Frieswick learns to live without
In Urban Buy, Suzanne Karmlott rediscovers slippers.
Plus, this just in:
- AMBITION : Reilly
FREE SPEECH : The
silencing of the professors
READING : United
COLLATERAL DAMAGE : Life
CLASSICAL MUSIC : James
Levine to take over BSO in 2004
POLITICS : Buckingham’s
gone; who’s next?
Q&A : Might
FOLLOW-UP : Bigfoot
politicos oppose Southie tattoo parlor
RANT : Suck
Letters to the editor
Tix - Future
- Ted Drozdowski writes that former Bosstone Nate Albert's solo debut takes a break from the Bosstones sound but otherwise pays homage to '70s punk.
Sean Richardson finds that Lenny Kravitz does it again with Lenny;
Matt Ashare takes a look at new work by Bush and the Cranberries;
Lloyd Scwartz on Barenboim and the CSO; Seiji Ozawa and the BSO; a John Harbison premiere;
Douglas Wolk explains why new releases do little to reconcile the "real" Velvet Underground with our cultural memory of them;
In Frequencies, Josh Kun rediscovers the Afro-Cuban rhythms of Chano Pozo
Also, live reviews of Jay Farrar at the Paradise, Spiritualized
at Axis, and Boston Baroque performs L’Orfeo.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
short reviews of:
- Bane :
Various Artists : TWISTED RICO’S COOLEST CATS
Solex : LOW KICK AND HARD BOP
Simian: CHEMISTRY IS WHAT WE ARE
Richie Santana : A PROGRESSIVE STATE OF MIND
Deep Dish : YOSHIESQUE, VOL. 2
Various Artists : SPIRIT OF AFRICA
doesn't spare the details, says Peter Keough.
Peter Keough says the Coen brothers draw a blank
Man Who Wasn't There.;
In Film Culture, the
Coen Brothers spill all.
Also, short reviews
PICARD IS FAMOUS
AS A HOUSE
HUNTER D: BLOODLUST
- Carolyn Clay on the moral shifting ground of Lobby Hero and Charles Towers' Merrimack debut, Three Days of Rain;
Iris Fanger misses Fred and Adele Astaire in The Band Wagon;
Jon Garelick on the special effects of Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants.
- Jefferey Gantz reviews the Boston Ballet's "From Distant Shores".
- Richard C. Walls discusses Peter Ackroyd ’s biography of London
- Hot Dots
-- Saturday, 8:00 (44) American Masters: Vaudeville. It is so all about the banana man.
Dining Out: Delfino.
Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivée
On the Cheap: Wheelhouse Diner.
Noshing & Sipping: Trader Joe’s pumpkin seeds.
Best Music Poll 2001
Spring 2001 Band Guide
The 3rd annual
- Listings Index