Table of contents for week of September 26, 2003|
NEWS & FEATURES
SPECIAL SECTION — DOWNLOADING NOW
Music in the post-Napster age
Dan Kennedy explains why the likely outcome of all the record industry's efforts to regulate file-sharing, when all is said and done, may be a mere patchwork of legal vagaries.
Digital music may not have changed the way we relate to music, but it's certainly changed the way we get it. Camille Dodero explains by presenting one family, 30 years, and three decidedly different musical experiences.
The recent spate of RIAA lawsuits is intended to turn us back into a nation of takers by curtailing giving, says David S. Bernstein.
Mike Miliard takes a look at the P2P generation - its passions and gripes - through a sprint across its message boards.
Ted Drozdowski looks at how the five major labels are fighting to regain market share.
File-sharing technology can be pretty bewildering, says Carly Carioli, but music lovers' own cultural history sheds light on future trends.
Music fans may get something for nothing through file-sharing, but where does that leave the musicians? Broke and exploited, says Sam Pfeifle.
In the face of the record industry's onslaught of lawsuits, what are local colleges and universities doing to crack down on students who download with abandon? Not all that much, says Adam Reilly - or at least, nothing new.
In Q&A: Naked in a flea-infested hotel room, NPR correspondent Anne Garrels reported from a war zone. In her new book, she tells the whole story. Tamara Wieder talks to her.
In the Phoenix editorial, contend that John Ashcroft's death-penalty expansion must be stopped.
In "Out There," Steve Almond finds out what happens when bad karaoke happens to good people.
Kim Weidman on the DIY in "Urban Buy."
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
Flaherty tops at-large tickets
White knocks out Arroyo
Tobin wins easily
Yancey wins convincingly
At the Herald, waiting for the shoe to drop
A talk-radio legend’s latest challenge
In Arts News, Blues, Jazz, a benefit for the Old South Meeting House, plus more.
In Performance, Simple Plan are riding platinum to Skatefest.
In Theater, Billy Meleady turns music man.
In Galleries and Museums, ‘Engaging Characters’ at Art Interactive; art-speak at the SMFA.
In Classical, John Harbison’s 20-year-old score finally gets a hearing.
In State of the Art, If you don’t have time to read this, you probably should.
Plan your week:
Brett Milano on the irresistible draw of the Dresden Dolls.
Jonathan Perry says Ritter and Rouse make the grade.
Franklin Bruno hears Silkworm and Steve Turner go acoustic.
Brett Milano reconsiders prog rock in light of reissued Yes.
Jeffrey Gantz on Handel and Haydn's Monteverdi, and the Bostonians' Wagner.
Live reviews of: the John Coltrane memorial concert, Greg Osby at Scullers and Randy Newman at the Berklee Performance Center.
Also, short reviews of:
UP FOR IT
MARK HELIAS’ OPEN LOOSE:
VERBS OF WILL
VERVE REMIXED 2
ALIEN ANT FARM:
BEAR VS. SHARK:
RIGHT NOW YOU’RE IN THE BEST OF HANDS
...and Roadtripping: The weekend, check out the Big E, or overdose on metal instead.
Steve Vineberg on the films of Dorothy Arzner.
Gerald Peary on the fifth BUFF, plus Olivier Assayas.
Also, short reviews of:
UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN
COLD CREEK MANOR
11’09"01 — SEPTEMBER 11
I HAVE FOUND IT
IM JULI/IN JULY
Ted Drozdowski says Ain't Misbehavin' behaves just fine.
Carolyn Clay on Conor McPherson's Dublin Carol.
Ellen Pfeifer says A Girl's War is well fought.
Carolyn Clay on Chekhov's Lady with a Lapdog.
Marcia B. Siegel Dance Collective's 30th, H&H's Vespro.
Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts on Ghetto Celebrity, Donnell Alexander's left-field triumph.
Ted Drozdowski weighs in on 'The Blues'.
HOTDOTS: THURSDAY 25: 10:00 (7) E.R. The season opener. Carter returns from Africa with 1) a deadly virus; 2) a new girlfriend; 3) a renewed appreciation for the plight of the downtrodden; 4) any two out of those three.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out : Ariadne
On the Cheap : Andy's Diner
Noshing & Sipping : Athan's Gelato
The 6th annual Best issue