Table of contents for week of November 7, 2003|
NEWS & FEATURES
Adam Reilly finds that two lawsuits that question the legislative redistricting of 2001 may uncover the complicated truth about the current state of race relations in Boston.
Dan Kennedy on how a regular guy with a news jones assembled an e-letter political journalists can't afford to do without. Introducing Bill Sirtoy and his "New Hampshire News Links."
The way we dispose of our sewage in Boston is a matter of dazzling complexity and invention. It is also, not surprisingly, often quite ugly. But we don't get to see that part - not, that is, unless we take the time to look into it. Chris Wright does.
For the first time (surprisingly), acclaimed memoirist Tobias Wolff tries his hand at long-form fiction. Tamara Wieder talks with him about it.
In the Phoenix editorial, we say it's time to legalize same-sex marriage.
In "Out There," Steve Almond says take my wife, please.
In "Urban Buy," Kate Cohen is letter perfect.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
AT-LARGE RACE Felix Arroyo, Michael Flaherty and Patricia White, Maura Hennigan, and Stephen Murphy
Yancey wins, but has his work cut out for him
Sole searching from Mayor-elect Curtatone
The race to replace Cheryl Jacques takes shape
A day of joy and untold sorrow
In Arts News, Jeffery Steingarten vs food myths, Kurt Cobain vs Master P, and more.
In Performance, The Kirov brings Fokine to Boston.
In Theater, Sir Peter Hall on As You Like It.
In Galleries and Museums, Aaron Siskind at galleryKayafas, studio furniture at the MFA.
In Classical, The new Bach, plus Chameleon Arts and a BSO chamber concert.
In State of the Art, Local musicians get stuck between rock and an art place, again.
Plan your week:
Ted Drozdowski on Cul de Sac and Birdsongs of the Mesozoic.
Matt Ashare tunes into sports radio take on 50 Cent.
Jon Garelick welcomes Josh Roseman home.
Sean Richardson on Joe Satriani's G3 Tour and the return of Living Coloür.
Brett Milano on Jethro Tull, King Crimson, and Yes's Rick Wakeman.
Christopher Blagg hears Lyle Lovett get a little closer to Nashville.
Live reviews of: Paul "Wine" Jones, Ted Leo and Yoshihide and the BSC.
Also, short reviews of:
The Suicide Machines A MATCH AND SOME GASOLINE
David Byrne LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION : MUSIC FROM THE FILM YOUNG ADAM
Broadcast HAHA SOUND
Sinéad O’Connor SHE WHO DWELLS IN THE SECRET PLACE OF THE MOST HIGH SHALL ABIDE UNDER THE SHADOW OF THE ALMIGHTY
The Little Killers THE LITTLE KILLERS
Juliane Banse and András Schiff SONGS OF DEBUSSY AND MOZART
...and Roadtripping: Superjoint Ritual at the Palladium, Supagroup and Supersuckers at the Met Café, and more.
Gary Susman says Matrix 3 is a victim of the series's success.
Peter Keough sees disillusionment and faith at the Boston Jewish Film Festival.
Also, short reviews of:
PREY FOR ROCK & ROLL
THE SINGING DETECTIVE
GIRLS WILL BE GIRLS
Carolyn Clay watches Boy Gets Girl stalk stalking.
Carolyn Clay says Nathan Lane lays claim to Butley.
Ellen Pfeifer sees Gehri Dosti examine same-sex love in South Asia.
Iris Fanger says Haymarket is a powerful if pedantic lesson.
Marcia B. Siegel takes another look at Boston Ballet's Don Quixote.
Jennifer Gelfand leaves Boston Ballet, and Jeffrey Gantz bids her a fond farewell.
Clea Simon says Peter Carey's game of literature and life is a winner.
HOTDOTS: 9:00 (7) Saving Jessica Lynch (fantasy). What balls NBC has to show this Jessica Lynch nonsense in the face of eyewitness accounts suggesting the wounded private was less of an Iraqi-war POW and more of a patient in an Iraqi military hospital.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out : Kayuga Japanese Restaurant
On the Cheap : Temptations
Noshing & Sipping : Cambridge Brewing Company Great American Pumpkin Ale
Fall Arts Guide
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