Table of contents for week of September 19, 2003|
NEWS & FEATURES
Kristen Lombardi reports on how the Romney administration punishes the homeless; raising fees and slashing benefits. And that's not the worst of it.
Dan Kennedy helps straigten out the latest version of The Patriot Act - new, but unimproved.
David S. Bernstein warns democrats take heed, it looks like
Governor Mitt Romney has launched a drive to elect more Republicans to the State House.
Michael Blanding says Earth First's Wachusett tree-sitting venture may have been a success after all.
Joe Keohane asks whether MASSPIRG's street-canvassing tacticsare starting to wear thin.
Tamara Weider talks with David Loftus, whose new book asks men what they really think of porn.
In the Phoenix editorial, we offer our endorsements for city council.
In "Out There," Chris Wright ponders a place like home.
Kate Cohen delights in oilcloth in "Urban Buy."
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
Kerry and Moby together at last.
Marijuana movement grows.
DISPATCH FROM CANCÚN:
Farmers of the world unite.
Shopping for the Dalai Lama.
In Arts News, Music-industry insider Jodi Goodman leaves Boston, plus Fall for the Arts! and more
In Performance, The artists' group goes global with 'Juliett 484'
In Theater, A new musical resurrects an unheard rock-and-roll hero.
In Galleries and Museums, 'Plant Matter' in Newton, Campos-Pons at Harvard, Haitian art in Cambridge.
In Classical, The Borromeo Quartet looks outward from Vienna.
In State of the Art, On WZBC's 30th b-day, AOR is still MIA.
Plan your week:
Ted Drozdowski remembers Johnny Cash.
Sean Richardson likes the ingratiating hits of Alan Jackson and Brad Paisley.
Franklin Soults watches Akrobatik take it from the streets to the prep schools and back.
Jon Garelick on Randy Newman's Songbook.
Josh Kun on Dirty Pretty Things and The Hour of Two Lighs.
Live reviews of: Bleu and Dear Leader at the Hatch Shell, and The Dandy Warhols at the Paradise
Also, short reviews of:
Pretty Girls Make Graves:
THE NEW ROMANCE
The Cinematic Orchestra:
MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA
Romane and Stochelo Rosenberg:
...and Roadtripping: Dropkick Murphys are back from tour and headling a few gigs, plus "Chords and Discourse," and more.
Gerald Peary reports from the 28th Toronto Film Festival.
Also, short reviews of:
THE FIGHTING TEMPTATIONS
IN THIS WORLD
FARTHER THAN THE EYE CAN SEE
RACHEL OF THE COMÉDIE-FRANÇAISE
Carolyn Clay on Airborne Pigs at the Lyric.
Iris Fanger sees
Tommy Tune light up Waltham.
Marcia B. Siegel on Twyla Tharp's
One Hundreds in Lower Manhattan.
Ted Drozdowski looks at Sara Terry's "Aftermath."
Sarah Boxer reads into Penguin's new take on classic Freud.
HOTDOTS: Thursday, 8:00 (5) Threat Matrix. How long after September 11 will it be cool to exploit terrorism for commercial drama? Shake and cower, America; vote for a dictator; throw away your rights - or else the government will let the bad guys get you.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out : United House of Prayer Kitchen
On the Cheap : Cezanne Café Bakery
Noshing & Sipping : Fraoch heather ale
Guide to Summer 2003
The 6th annual Best issue