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Table of contents for week of June 27, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Canada, move over: nearly all the evidence suggests that most Americans are prepared to support gay marriage. Susan Ryan-Vollmar reports.
When it comes to getting out of a cult, Chris Wright finds that leaving is only the first step.
What are we to make of UMass president William Bulger's testimony on Capitol Hill this week, along with the media frenzy it inspired? Dan Kennedy tries to find out.
Perhaps liberals should take evangelical attacks on the Harry Potter series more seriously, says Michael Bronski, and properly defend the queer world of magic and Misrule these books explore.
In the Phoenix editorial we contend that UMass trustees should decide William Bulger's fate. Plus, fund Americorps and amen for the Supremes' affirmative action ruling.
In "Out There," Alan Olifson contemplates fortune's snare.
Kate Cohen provides a guide to the summer road trip in "Urban Buy."
Plus, this just in:
DIVINE INTERVENTION : Mother Mary comes to Milton
DEPT. OF BREASTS : Talking pastie shop with Scarlett Fever
STOP THE CLOCK : Statute of limitations protects abusive priests
GETTING KREMED : Dough nuts
MEDIA : Taking on the electronic war profiteers
GRAVE MISGIVINGS : Allin town
Letters to the editor
In Arts news, A new theater facility projected to open in Central Square in 2005, plus more
In Galleries and Museums, ‘Romancing the Wreck’ at the Sert Gallery
In Theater, Hailey Mills rides Wait Until Dark to the Cape
Plan your week:
State of the art
Sean Richardson has Jewel and Sugar Ray smile for the cameras.
Matt Ashare on Radiohead's pop.
In Cellars by starlight, Mike Miliard on Soltero, Alexander McGregor, California Stadium, and Star Star Quarterback.
Carly Carioli on Glass Candy and the Vanishing.
Brett Milano on the Best Music Poll's local showcase.
In Giant Steps, Jon Garelick on the how and what of the Bad Plus, plus a soggy Globe Jazz Fest.
Also live reviews of the Dixie Chicks at the FleetCenter, X at Avalon, and Peter Gabriel at the Tweeter Center .
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Cinerama : CINERAMA HOLIDAY
Ronderlin : WAVE ANOTHER DAY GOODBYE
Waylon Jennings : WAYLON LIVE: THE EXPANDED EDITION
Inspectah Deck : THE MOVEMENT
String Trio of New York : GUT REACTION
Morelenbaum2/Sakamoto : A DAY IN NEW YORK
In Flames : REROUTE TO REMAIN
Chris Fujiwara says Ten, Abbas Kiarostami's latest, adds up.
Steve Vineberg on Jean-Pierre Melville's Le cercle rouge.
In Filmculture, Gerald Peary says the Newport Film Festival screens the best.
Also, short reviews of:
CHARLIE’S ANGELS:FULL THROTTLE
FROM JUSTIN TO KELLY: A TALE OF TWO AMERICAN IDOLS
THE HARD WORD
DÉCALAGE HORAIRE/JET LAG
THE HEART OF ME
THE LEGEND OF SURIYOTHAI
THE NAZI OFFICER’S WIFE
28 DAYS LATER
THE BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Ted Drozdowski smells Alberta Hunter's cookin' at the Huntington.
Jeffrey Gantz on Quixote at ABT, plus Who Cares? and Robert Schumann's 'Davidsbündlertänze' at NYCB.
Marcia B. Siegel on Twyla Tharp at Jacob's Pillow, María Pagés at the Majestic.
Christopher Millis says there's too much to see at the new Peabody Essex Museum.
Clea Simon on John Griesemer's transatlantic cables.
Hotdots : Sunday, 9:00 (2) Maggie. Not the one Rod Stewart crooned about but right-wing iron lady Margaret Thatcher, profiled in what is billed as a "lively" portrait. Hmmm. (Until 11 p.m.)
Dining Out: Pan Thai
On the Cheap : Trident Booksellers & Café
Noshing & Sipping : Morning Star Farm chik patties
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Best Music Poll 2003
Spring 2003 Band Guide
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