Table of contents for week of September 12, 2003|
NEWS & FEATURES
Adam Reilly introduces Patricia White and Matt O'Malley, two newcomers at the forefront for the Boston City Council's four at-large seats.
David Bernstein says Boston City Council member Felix Arroyo might just grow into political maturity.
Kristen Lombardi asks why it took the murder of John Geoghan to train attention on the mysterious prison death of Kelly-Jo Griffen, killed a full month earlier.
Camille Dodero finds out what life is like at an urban beauty school.
Susan Ryan-Vollmar wonders what happened to Somerville mayor Dorothy Kelly Gay, who's now facing two serious re-election challengers.
Camille Dodero says that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri deftly mines the immigrant experience in her new novel.
In the Phoenix editorial we explain how, thanks to Bush, we're worse off today than we were two years ago.
In "Out There," Steve Almond tells us how to win the governorship of California without really trying.
Brian E. O'Neill cooks actual, real food "Urban Buy."
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
The ghosts of the Adams family.
Why can’t we cover up this boob?
‘It takes two years.’
Warren Zevon, 1947–2003.
Obsessing about Wesley Clark.
UMass students protest paying more for less.
In Arts News, The House of Blues closes its doors, Blue Men hold an art contest, plus more.
In Performance, Dance Collective has thirty years' worth of reasons to celebrate.
In Theater, Stephen Pelinski reaps the Ginkas whirlwind.
In Galleries and Museums, cartoons and dust hit the ICA, and the galleries heat up for fall.
In Classical, Monteverdi ŕ la chinoise, a Wagner marathon, and much more.
In State of the Art, Amy Lee on bringing Evanescence’s ‘Bring Me to Life’ to life.
Plan your week:
Matt Ashare on The Dandy Warhols, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, and the Raveonettes.
Sean Richardson hears Poison the Well and Further Seems Forever take action.
In Cellars by Starlight, Ted Drozdowski on Juliana Hatfield's new band, Some Girls, and the last of little a.
Mike Miliard braves the precocious noise punk of Slick Pig.
Ted Drozdowski on Derek Trucks and Robert Randolph.
Franklin Bruno on Parker & Lewis, Steve Lacy, and Roswell Rudd.
Live reviews of: Guided by Voices, Bruce Springsteen at Fenway, and ˇCubanismo!
Also, short reviews of:
ST. LOUIS SHOE
Frank Black and the Catholics:
SHOW ME YOUR TEARS
Kings of Leon:
YOUTH & YOUNG MANHOOD
AIN’T A GONNA LIE TO YOU
Jim Campilongo Electric Trio:
...and Roadtripping: N.E.R.D. is headlining a soft-drink-sponsored summer tour, plus Ted Leo, Tommy Stinson, and more
The Boston Film Fest wraps up.
Chris Fujiwara remembers the cinematic faces of Romy Schneider
In Filmculture, Gerald Peary watches
Sondheim, Herzog, McNamara, and Coppola make the Telluride scene.
Also, short reviews of:
HELL’S HIGHWAY: THE TRUE STORY OF HIGHWAY SAFETY FILMS
ONCE UPON A TIME IN MEXICO
LOST IN TRANSLATION
LA LEY DE HERODES/HEROD’S LAW
Carolyn Clay says
Pete 'n' Keely hits some strident notes.
Iris Fanger says
Language is incomprehensible.
Jeffrey Gantz on "Brother Thomas: Creator of Luminaries" at the Pucker Gallery.
Julia Hanna reviews Jhumpa Lahiri's new novel, The Namesake (Houghton Mifflin).
HOTDOTS: Thursday 18: 7:30 (2) Basic Black: Boston 2004 Inc. The Democrats are coming! The Democrats are coming! Next year, our fair city will be immobilized by wishy-washy pols who lack the guts to thwart the Bush coup. A round-table discussion.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out : Via Matta
On the Cheap : Top Speed Pizzeria
Noshing & Sipping : Zenith Stuffed Grape Leaves
Guide to Summer 2003
The 6th annual Best issue