Table of contents for the week of February 28, 2002
Seth Gitell takes a closer look at Al Sharpton's prospects for President.
Demolishing a state-funded public-housing project in Fall River could set an ominous precedent in Massachusetts. Kristen Lombardi reports.
Chris Wright on Quincy Troupe, a performance poet for whom ‘poetry slam’ has often taken on a very literal meaning.
J.H. Tompkins of the San Francisco Bay Guardian on the SLA, political memory, and how the real story of the 1960s is falling victim to the war on terrorism.
In our weekly Q&A, Tamara Wieder talks to author Les Daniels.
In the Phoenix editorial, Palestinians — and indeed most of the Arab world — want to see Israel destroyed.
In Out There, Kris Frieswick asks why do some treat new cures like an insult?
Nina Willdorf examines unisex style in Hipcheck.
Plus, this just in:
CAN’T GET OVER IT: A sexual-assault crisis
IN MEMORIAM: Mai Cramer, 1947–2002
REDEFINING READINGS: Shoot from the hip-hop
NEWSRACKED: Paper chase
ANNALS OF SENSITIVITY: "Fat boy" on Boston.com
FIVE: 5 cover-ups
Letters to the editor
Ted Drozdowski explains why Johnny Cash, is more, and less, than you’ve been told;
Banning Eyre says that Bruce Cockburn stands alone;
Lloyd Schwartz says Jimmy's on top, plus Daniele Gatti and David Robertson;
In Frequencies, Josh Kun imagines what Basquiat’s paintings sound like , with the help of Brazil's Otto;
In Smallmouth Douglas Wolk on Tim Hardin, Jackson C. Frank, and Phil Ochs;
In State of the art, Carly Carioli talks to Cracktorch about the upcoming release of Local Reaction.
Also, live reviews of Uri Caine at the ICA, and Robert Schumann’s Scenes from Goethe’s "Faust" at Symphony Hall.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Norah Jones : COME AWAY WITH ME
Solas : THE EDGE OF SILENCE
Giuseppe Sinopoli/Staatskapelle Dresden : BRUCKNER: SYMPHONY NO. 5
Carl Cox : GLOBAL
Lambchop : IS A WOMAN
Jeffery Gantz has returned from Berlin, and he has plenty to say about the 52nd Berlin Film Festival;
Of the movies that keep giving us grief, The Son's Room might be the most thoughtful and the least satisfying, according to Peter Keough.
In Film Culture by Gerald Peary, Gene Kelly and Akira Kurosawa.
Also, short reviews of:
WHAT TIME IS IT THERE?
40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS
QUEEN OF THE DAMNED
WE WERE SOLDIERS
Carolyn Clay says Marat/Sade is a fine match for the ART, and she says Ping Chong compartmentalizes consciousness in Reason;
According to Ted Drozdowski, Trinity answers the Thunder Knocking on the Door.
Randi Hopkins on the moving pictures of "AA Bronson: Mirror Mirror" at MIT’s List Visual Arts Center.
Steve Dykes says that Ann Beattie gets explicit in The Doctor’s House.
Hot Dots -- Sunday, 3:30 (2) New England and the Civil War. What was happening here while more-famous things were happening elsewhere. (Until 5:30 p.m.)
Dining Out : Le Soir Bistro.
Uncorked : Out of Africa.
On the Cheap : Izzy’s Restaurant and Sub Shop.
Noshing & Sipping : Nomad Apiaries’ honey sticks.
Best Music Poll 2001
Fall 2001 Band Guide
The 4th annual Best issue