Table of contents for the week of May 30, 2002
Protests were once simply a forum for expression, but Chris Wright finds that they are more and more often becoming the greatest shows on earth.
Barry Crimmins has a few other background sequences our court-appointed president could put to good fundraising use.
For Cambridge cyclists, the poorly designed Concord Avenue bike path is unsafe at any speed. Kristen Lombardi talks to cyclist John Allen, who says it's only a matter of time before someone dies using it.
In State of the art, William McNeil previews Comedy Central’s Laugh Riots competition .
In our weekly Q&A, Tamara Wieder talks to Menino press secretary Carole Brennan.
In the Phoenix editorial, an overbearing state
In Don't Quote Me Dan Kennedy says sure, media coverage was excessive. But that doesn’t mean the story of the Intern and the Congressman wasn’t — and isn’t — important.
In Talking Politics, Seth Gitell asks: how can the Democrats attract enough independent professional-managerial suburban voters to win the governor’s race next fall?
In Out There, David Valdes Greenwood finally succumbs to the wiles of computer composition.
Mike Miliard finds father's day gifts for the guy who does nothing in Urban Buy.
Plus, this just in:
FORWARD THINKING: Cantabrigians stand up for civil rights
FALSE ECONOMY: To save money, the state cuts funds to the agency that helps it ... collect money
MAY THE RIGHTS PREVAIL: Global civil liberties succumb to the war on terror
MULTICOASTERALISM: A thirst for global art
THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF HEARTACHE: Some Terrible Things
Letters to the editor
In Cellars by Starlight, Brett Milano talks with Mary Timony about her change of heart;
Michael Freedberg gives us the history of the man who was present at the creation of hip-hop, DJ Grandmaster Flash;
Ted Drozdowski finds fuel for discussion on the future of rock in Clinic’s Walking with Thee and the Eels’ Souljacker;
Jeff Osbourne says that Bryan Ferry's latest album is a keeper;
Sean Richardson says that with On a Wire, the Get Up Kids begin to mature;
Banning Eyre on the new Fado from the likes of Cristina Branco, Misia, and Mariza;
Bill Kisliuk discovers a hidden treasure in recent releases from Apollo Records;
Also, live reviews of the Rumble finals at the Middle East and Nathan Hamilton at the Kendall Café.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Poison the Well : TEAR FROM THE RED
Danielle Howle and the Tantrums : SKORBOREALIS
Raoul Björkenheim : APOCALYPSO
Tab Benoit : WETLANDS
Willem Mengelberg/Concert-gebouw Orchestra : JOHANNES BRAHMS: SYMPHONIES NOS. 2, 3, AND 4; ACADEMIC FESTIVAL AND TRAGIC OVERTURES
Cher : LIVING PROOF
Enon : HIGH SOCIETY
Why does a nice Jewish boy turn Nazi? It's here that The Believer comes up short, says Peter Keough;
Our critics find a trove of great film in the Harvard Film Archive's in "Neglected Words from the French New Wave."
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary proclaims Thirteen Conversations the best film of the year.
Also, short reviews of:
THE SUM OF ALL FEARS
THE CHERRY ORCHARD
Iris Fanger says Richard Dresser is no Noël Coward in Gun-Shy;
Carolyn Clay review playwright Jon Robin Baitz's examination of art and authenticity, Ten Unknowns;
Liza Weisstuch talks to motor mouth John Leguizamo about his latest joyride, Sexaholix . . . a love story;
Lloyd Schwartz on the road company production of Kiss Me, Kate.
Marcia B. Siegel goes to the National Tap Dance Day celebration.
Jeffrey Gantz takes in Ken Matsuzaki at the Pucker.
Clea Simon finds Carol Gilligan’s sweet reason in The Birth of Pleasure.
Robert David Sullivan previews ABC's Boston 24/7.
Hot Dots -- Tuesday, 1:00 (2) The WGBH Auction. Because of a landmark misunderstanding at a January planning meeting, today's auction will feature only dairy cattle and heritage-vegetable seeds.
Dining Out : Yeah Taipei
On the Cheap : Joe & Nemo’s.
Noshing & Sipping : Organic Lands beef products.
Spring Preview 2002
Best Music Poll 2002
Spring 2002 Band Guide
The 4th annual Best issue