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Table of contents for the week of January 10, 2002
Dan Kennedy says that if we don't act, it may be soon too late to save the Internet from media consolidation..
Stephen Mindich writes an open letter to Joe Fitzgerald
According to Susan Ryan-Vollmar, the Boston City Council needs to play a larger role in city life than it has the last few years
Michael Connor says that in the face of strict new anti-terrorism legislation, the hacker community finds itself at the center of a renewed debate over the nature of the Internet as a free system
In our weekly Q&A, Tamara Wieder talks to Eve Ensler about turning her attention to the issue of violence against women
In the Phoenix editorial, who’s on second?
- In Don't Quote Me, Dan Kennedy dredges up the biggest story that never happened -- mad cow disease -- and wonders if it'll haunt us in 2002.
- In Talking
Politics by Seth Gitell, Grossman vs. Reich: Can either ‘outsider’ woo the Democratic faithful in the race for governor?.
In Out There, Noah Bruce laments our obsession with bumper stickers.
In Urban Buy, Kate Cohen rediscovers an old after-school pastime.
Plus, this just in:
BRILLIANT STRATEGIES: Anatomy of a coming-out
CLASS ACT: The idiots’ guide to Pashtun
AS THE GLOBE TURNS: Warsh is out, and a new ombudsman is in
LOCAL BATTLES: Fighting off the amusement sharks
DOMA FOLLIES: Gay-rights activists pack it in
DOG DAYS: Buddy speaks
Letters to the editor
Tix - Future
Matt Ashare traces the path by which Mission of Burma came full circle;
Ted Brozdowski collects thoughts on Mission of Burma from the likes of Thurston Moore, Rick Harte, Rob Dickinson, and more;
Jon Caramanica talks to Ghostface Killah and finds that what you hear is what you get;
Banning Eyre on world leaders Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade;
In State of the art, Carly Carioli talks to Mike Patton about his latest project, Lovage;
In Smallmouth, Douglas Wolk finds that at times, Ringtones comes off as a reductio ad absurdum of pop;
In Cellars by Starlight Banning Eyre on Atlas Soul and much much more.
Also, live reviews of Norah Jones
at Scullers, DJ Louie DeVito at Avalon, and Annie Lin, Jenny Choi and Emm Gryner
at the Kendall Café.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
short reviews of:
- Valery Gergiev/Kirov Orchestra :
STRAVINSKY: LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS; SCRIABIN: THE POEM OF ECSTASY
Bobby Broom Trio : STAND!
DESERT SESSIONS 7 & 8
Station 17+ : HITPARADE
Sarah Dougher : THE BLUFF
Richard Bona : REVERENCE
Steve Reich : TRIPLE QUARTET
- Peter Keough takes a glimpse at ‘Children of the Arab World’ at the Harvard Film Archive;
Chris Fujiwara compares seeing The Wide Blue Road to going to a museum and finding a room containing a single unexplained piece.
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary on Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf and Kandahar.
Also, short reviews
BROTHERHOOD OF THE WOLF
COOL AND CRAZY
"NEW FILMS FROM GERMANY"
- Iris Fanger says that Len Jenkin's American Notes continues a tradition;
Carolyn Clay on the long and short of Shel Shocked and the still-compelling Miracle Worker;
Ellen Pfiefer conveys her impressions of the African-American Theatre Festival
- Christopher Mills on The BCA ‘Drawing Show,’ plus ‘Process on Paper’ and Tracy Miller
- John Freeman is impressed by the tenderness in Jay Atkinson's Ice Time.
-- Wednesday 8:00 (2) The Natural History of the Chicken. We like the headless-chicken story best, but the chicken who came back from the dead's pretty good too.
Dining Out: Oishi.
On the Cheap: Deli King.
Noshing & Sipping: Boca Italian sausage.
Best Music Poll 2001
Fall 2001 Band Guide
The 4th annual
- Listings Index