Table of contents for week of October 22, 2004|
NEWS & FEATURES
Nonprofits that receive funding through a voluntary federal-employee charitable-giving program are being required by the Bush administration to act as terrorist watchdogs - without being told how to comply. It's sending a chill through the entire philanthropic community, David Bernstein reports.
College dropout Dick Cheney has spent several careers screwing up one important project after another, Dan Kennedy writes. So much for his evil "genius."
Governor Mitt Romney may not win a great sweep of state legislative offices for the GOP, as he'd hoped to, but Adam Reilly warns Dems not to breathe too easy.
Tamara Wieder's Q&A with Newton native Jeb Sharp, who brings international news to an American audience on BBC radio program The World.
Mike Miliard profiles the Worcester-based nonprofit Downhill Battle, which sees a music industry that's broken - bloated, outdated, money-hungry, monopolistic - and aims to fix it.
In "TJI": Bill O'Reilly kids around, and funding the recount. Plus, George W. Feline.
In "Savage Love," Dan Savage on love and sex.
In "Out There," George Grattan is an old man learning old trick.
In "Urban Buy," Nina Schwartz sees people playing dress up, daily.
In the Phoenix editorial, Judge Tauro deserves praise for standing up to the US Attorney's Office. Plus, Sinclair learns the cost of free speech, and Romney to Boston: Drop dead.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
FUNDRAISING FOR RECOUNT
Bush and Kerry stock up for the post-election battle
THE KARMA FACTOR
A child’s garden of O’Reilly
Ciampa’s little helpers
David Boyle gets catty
Howard Zinn targets the next generation
In Galleries and Museums, 'Dependent Objects,' and the CCAE throws a conference
In Classical, The Gardner Museum fêtes Charles Ives
In Theater, The true story of pals Damon & Affleck
In State of the Art, A ghoulish guide to Halloween
Plan your week:
Sean Richardson jumps on board as Mike Ness rides into town on Social Distortion.
Matt Ashare and Steve Earle talk about politics, substance abuse, and John Walker Lindh.
Brett Milano hears a sense of renewal on the Twinemen's new Hi-n-Dry release, Sideshow.
Jon Garelick encounters the people, places, and events in Chronicles as Dylan encountered them, with a wide-eyed sense of discovery.
Lloyd Schwartz on Dubravka Tomsic, Mitsuko Shirai and Hartmut Höll, Opera Boston's La vie Parisienne, Benjamin Zander's Mahler, Ilana Davidson with Collage, and Janna Baty with the New England String Ensemble.
Also, short reviews of:
THE SECONDMAN’S MIDDLE STAND
The Derek Trucks Band
LIVE AT GEORGIA THEATRE
VOICE OF TREASON
Laurie & John
LIVE AT THE EAGLES BALLROOM
...and Roadtripping: Green Day returns, plus Story of the Year headlines the Nintendo Fusion Tour and more
BY CARLY CARIOLI
Nina MacLaughlin says Boston's Irish Film Festival reveals a diverse Ireland worthy of an international stage.
Richard Eyre's Stage Beauty isn't just skin deep, Steve Vineberg reports.
Gerald Peary talks to Claire Danes about gender roles and her role in Stage Beauty.
Also, short reviews of:
WOMAN THOU ART LOOSED
Liza Weisstuch aisle hops between black history and black comedy on local stages.
Carolyn Clay says the SpeakEasy's revival is in good Company.
The Actors' Shakespeare Project debuts with a production of Richard III that Carolyn Clay finds lacking.
Caroyln Clay says Sonia Flew soars and playwright Melinda Lopez flies with it.
Christopher Millis on installation and illumination from Cerith Wyn Evans.
Iris Fanger reads Jerome Robbins: His Life, His Theater, His Dance, Deborah Jowitt's comprehensive portrait of a complex artist.
J.L. Johnson finds lush language but old themes in John Updike's latest novel, Villages.
Joyce Millman says Desperate Housewives gets lost in the wash.
HOTDOTS: FRIDAY 22 9:00 (4) Genius: A Night for Ray Charles. A tribute to the late soul man hosted by Jamie Foxx and featuring performances by a big-tent-ful of talent including Al Green, Elton John, Reba McEntire, Stevie Wonder, and Mary J. Blige.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out: Lucy's
Hot Plate : Indian Dhaba’s tomato soup
Noshing and Sipping: Tibor Gal chardonnay
On the Cheap: Sam LaGrassa’s
Liquid - Fall 2004
Education Section 2004
Best Music Poll 2004
Guide to the Outdoors