Table of contents for week of January 9, 2004|
NEWS & FEATURES
With Howard Dean holding a big lead and Wesley Clark coming on strong, is it already too late for the Massachusetts senator to win the Democratic presidential nomination? Dan Kennedy reports.
Our unflappable correspondent, Michael Bronski, thought he couldn't be shocked. But then he taught a course on the history of AIDS at Dartmouth College and found that only three out of 34 students knew that the epidemic was originally known as a "gay disease." That blew him away.
One false move and, if you're an immigrant in Ashcroft's America, you could find yourself in jail or even deported - immediately. How many of us can honestly say we could survive such exacting bureaucratic standards? Kristen Lombardi reports.
Marc Cooper finds that the renowned social critic Gore Vidal is at it again with another dose of dissent.
Former Red Sox pitcher Bill "The Spaceman" Lee would've liked to be the team's next general manager - if only they'd granted him an interview. Tamara Wieder does.
In the Phoenix editorial, we contend that the state budget deficit could be solved if elected officials would only act. Plus, John Kerry must be bold, and Howard Dean must come clean.
In "Out There," Chris Wright calls it sleep.
In "Urban Buy," Genevieve Rajewski takes a load off.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
Doing MOAR to fight drug abuse
Same as it ever was?
Putting numbers to the gaps in health care
Wearable Mass Disruption
Up, down, out, and back
MoveOn.org reaches a milestone: Rousing Republican ire
READY FOR HIS CLOSE-UP
Former Soxer Dennis Eckersley is hall-bound
In Galleries and Museums, Drawings at the Mills, graters at Montserrat, pillow cases at NESAD, and candy wrappers on Mission Hill
In Classical, James Levine, plus BMOP and the St. Lawrence String Quartet
Plan your week:
Carly Carioli on Ryan Adams's Love Is Hell Parts 1 & 2.
Brett Milano on the Drive-By Truckers' Southern rock.
Sean Richardson on Sevendust's bitter hooks.
Ted Drozdowski on the reunion of the Captain's Magic Band.
Michael Freedberg on DJ Steve Lawler's hard house.
Michael Alan Goldberg on the stark folk tales of Damien Jurado.
Jon Garelick on Dave Frishberg's deep nostalgia, plus Branford Marsalis.
Josh Kun on Christian Marclay's Guitar Drag.
Matt Ashare on the meeting of baseball and rock and roll on Hot Stove, Cool Music.
Also, short reviews of:
WHO WILL CUT OUR HAIR WHEN WE’RE GONE?
HOT HANDS: A TRIBUTE TO THROWING MUSES & KRISTIN HERSH
BOX OF THE BLUES
Abyssinia Infinite Featuring Ejigayehu " Gigi " Shibabaw
...and Roadtripping: Former child actors Rilo Kiley play the Middle East, Elvis impersonators duel at Berklee, and more
Peter Keough shivers through new films from Scandinavia at the MFA.
Gerald Peary says Scarlett Johansson is posed for stardom.
Also, short reviews of:
GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING
Carolyn Clay sees signs of life in Private Lives.
Iris Fanger says Martha Clarke flies the Bard.
Iris Fanger watches the Zeitgeist take on Armageddon.
Jeffrey Gantz watches PBS salute Mr. Ballanchine.
Christopher Millis on The Revolving Museum's community art.
Jonathan Dixon on Stuart Dybek's memory plays.
HOTDOTS: SUNDAY 11 8:00 (44) The Women (movie). George Cukor's 1939 big-screen adaptation of Clare Boothe Luce's play lampooning shallow and self-serving female relationships. The satire is so thorough that the characters' behavior is truly annoying.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out : Vinalia
On the Cheap : Butcher shop rillettes
Noshing & Sipping : Three Philosophers Belgian Style Ale
Fall Arts Guide
The 6th annual Best issue