Table of contents for the week of June 28, 2002
Seth Gitell travels to Germany and discovers the reflowering of anti-Semitism.
Kristen Lombardi says a new media-access plan would make it virtually impossible to cover what happens in state prisons.
On Independence Day, our resident Englishman Chris Wright reflects on life in America.
In our weekly Q&A, Tamara Wieder talks to rising musician Amy Fairchild.
In the Phoenix editorial, three good deeds.
In Out There, Camille Dodero warns: beware who you ask for help with finding summer employment.
Christine Junge finds products to beat the summer heat in Urban Buy.
Plus, this just in:
URBAN EYE: Foam sweet foam
TALKING POLITICS: Nice day for a gay wedding
NAMES: Painting the town red, white, and blue
IN MEMORIAM: The Ann Landers column, 1955Ė2002
LAW: Transgendered defended
ART: Zeitgeist gets a new home
Letters to the editor
As Rush release their latest album, Sean Richardson reminisces on a lifetime of prog-rock geekdom;
Franklin Soults tells Sonic Youth's New York stories;
Jon Garelick checks in with the Globe Jazz & Blues Festival;
Elijah Blue's Deadsy look and occasionally sound like a cross between Mechanical Animals-era Marilyn Manson and the Strokes, according to Carly Carioli;
In Poprocks, Matt Ashare wonders what David Bowie is doing on A&E;
With Good Morning AztlŠn, Los Lobos find a seasonal groove, says Jeff Ousbourne;
In Slanguistics, Jon Caramanica finds the real Ralph Stanley;
Mike Miliard checks the progress of the Rock and Roll Library in State of the art;
In Cellars by Starlight, Brett Milano on Blake Hazardís Little Airplane and Kerri Powersís You, Me & a Redhead.
Also, a live review of the Best Music Poll on Landsdowne St;
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Poison : HOLLYWEIRD
Wayne Kramer : ADULT WORLD
Nashville Pussy : SAY SOMETHING NASTY
The Flatlanders : NOW AGAIN
Zuco 103 : TALES OF HIGH FEVER
Itaal Shur : MILK & HONEY: TEN HITS TO BLISS
According to Peter Keough, John Sayles misses the shadows in Sunshine State;
Steve Erickson on the double meanings in Warm Water Under a Red Bridge;
In Film Culture Gerald Peary says Sweet Old Song and Maiís America give P.O.V. some panache.
Also, short reviews of:
NUOVO CINEMA PARADISO
THE EMPERORíS NEW CLOTHES
HEY ARNOLD! THE MOVIE
Carolyn Clay finds authentic musical talent in George Gershwin Alone;
Whereís Charley? In Williamstown, according to Steve Vineberg.
Where are they now? Marcia B. Siegel finds Robert Wilson at Mass MoCA and Mikhail Baryshnikov and White Oak at Jacobís Pillow.
Alexander Stille's The Future of the Past prompts John Freeman to wonder if the past has a future;
Hot Dots -- Sunday, 6:30 a.m. (5) Soccer. The World Cup final. Why Americans are learning to love soccer: 1) the rest of the world lets our team win once in a while; 2) it's broadcast at such convenient times.
Dining Out : Caffe Umbra
On the Cheap : Rice Garden.
Noshing & Sipping : Old Whiskey River Bourbon
Summer Preview 2002
Best Music Poll 2002
Spring 2002 Band Guide
The 4th annual Best issue