Table of contents for week of June 18, 2004|
NEWS & FEATURES
If ever a case was worthy of retrial, this is it. And now, after nearly 20 years behind bars, Bernard Baran, a gentle gay man convicted of child molestation and subject to repeated prison assault, just may get another day in court. Dori Berman, Carrie Lock, Richard Rainey, and Lindsay Taub report.
Mark Steyn, the most influential journalist you've never heard of, has the mantle of respectability, the politics of a caveman, and the intellectual ethics of Ann Coulter, Dan Kennedy finds. Watch out for this guy.
Why on earth is Dennis Kucinich pursuing his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination all the way to next month's convention? Adam Reilly looks for answers.
Tamara Wieder talks with Robert Reich, the unapologetically liberal journalist, economics professor, former Clinton-administration labor secretary, and Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate.
In "Out There," Kris Frieswick plays it by ear.
In "Urban Buy," Nina MacLaughlin looks for market value.
In the Phoenix editorial, we comment on the Church's weak hand, as the hierarchy resorts to browbeating its members over gay marriage. Plus, voters should choose the next senator, and Mitt Romney (surprise!) panders on taxes.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
Supreme Court ducks on Pledge
Concerts for Kerry
CONCERT UPDATES: LOVE CANCELED
Robert Reich loses his shirt
Advice of counsel: Torture is okay
Mamet faces challenge in Cianci movie
TO OUR HEALTH
Rally for coverage
RED (SEA) SOX
Yankees geh plotz!
In Arts News, More on 'POPSearch 2004,' and an update on Crosswinds
In Galleries and Museums, Niho Kozuru at the Paul Revere House
In Theater, Noted playwrights christen the new Provincetown Theater
In State of the Art, A documentary about Boston hip-hop . . . finally.
Plan your week:
Ted Drozdowski looks back on the life of the "Definition of Soul."
Matt Ashare ponders the renewed relevance of Sonic Youth, Lollapalooza, and Perry Farrell.
Jon Garelick remembers Steve Lacy.
Ted Drozdowski goes on an early-week club crawl.
Sean Richardson sees and hears Primus returning to the outer limits of Frizzle Fry.
Live reviews of: Trans Am and Bobby Conn, Zebrahead, and Chris Potter
Also, short reviews of:
THE GIRL IN THE OTHER ROOM
REJOICING IN THE HANDS
Pedro the Lion
Matt Pond PA
...and Roadtripping: Jonathan Rice prepares to assume Bright Eyes' mantle, plus Dido at the Fleetcenter and more
BY CARLY CARIOLI
Gerald Peary on Camel unfiltered, plus critical changes at the Times.
Hanks and Spielberg avoid the big issues
Also, short reviews of:
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
THIS SO-CALLED DISASTER
MEINE SCHWESTER MARIA/MY SISTER MARIA
THE CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK
By Liza Weisstuch reviews Deborah Lake Fortson's Body and Sold.
Steve Vineberg sees Jane Eyre at Wellesley.
Carolyn Clay says Sin: A Cardinal Deposed is an affecting document.
Marcia B. Siegel reviews 'Launch' at BU and sees Jody Weber at Green Street.
Christopher Millis weighs in on the 2004 DeCordova Annual Exhibition.
Nina MacLaughlin reviews David Foster Wallace's new short story collection.
HOTDOTS: SATURDAY 19 8:00 (7) Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem. A celebration of seven decades of amateur nights and cutting-edge music at Harlem's Apollo Theater. Performers include Natalie Cole, Ashanti, Bob Dylan, Quincy Jones, James Ingram, and more.
By Clif Garboden
Matt Ashare says Reno 911! hits its comic mark.
Dining Out: The Asgard
On the cheap: Pressed Sandwiches
Noshing and Sipping: Goya Ginger Beer
Best Music Poll 2004
Guide to the Outdoors
Spring Arts Guide
The Phoenix Education
The 6th annual Best issue