Table of contents for week of January 14, 2005|
NEWS & FEATURES
Camille Dodero reports on the strange and unusual species of New England Patriots tailgaters.
Media scandals come along so regularly these days that whenever the latest unravels, the overwhelming feeling is one of déjà vu. Dan Kennedy reports on media misdeeds.
The first African-American capital defendant in Massachusetts since 1973 is testing the notion of a fair death-penalty trial. David Bernstein reports.
Adam Reilly says the Democratic party is at a low point, making the race for a Democratic Committee chair of utmost importance.
Peter Keough reviews Sean Penn's career and his upcoming film "The Assassination of Richard Nixon."
In "Urban Buy," Darcy Heitzke soaks it in.
In "Out There," Alan Olifson practices his poker face.
Dan Savage does a strip tease.
In the Phoenix editorial: The Cape Cod DA’s coercive DNA sweep is an outrageous assault on the right to be left alone.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
Cabral puts on the ritz
Oxfam America pulls together tsunami aid
Cheryl Jacques at a crossroads
Strike three for a historic landmark
FLEX YOUR HEAD
Cracking the code at MIT
In Performance, Laurie Anderson reports
In Theater, Kirsten Greenidge on 103 Within the Veil
In Classical, Viktor Ullmann, plus Teatro Lirico d'Europa, the Tokyo Quartet, and BMOP's Boston connection
In Galleries and Museums, 'Girls' Night Out' at the Addison, plus 'Dreaming Now' at the Rose, and 'Outpost' at Mass Art
In Sound Bites, Picking up right where their Behind the Music left off, The Soundtrack of Our Lives' new Origin Vol. 1 again storms the vaults of VH1 Classic. On a brief US tour, TSOOL hit the Middle East with Inouk.
Matt Ashare worries about the future of used record stores as another Boston landmark closes.
Carly Carioli reviews Ol' Dirty Bastard's last work Osirus
Jeff Miller sees ex-Pumpkin Jimmy Chaimberlin rock smaller venues.
Mac Randall listens as composer/pianist Harold Budd says goodbye.
Mikael Wood hears the an old voice from young artist Ray LaMontagne.
Jon Garelick gets a lesson in music history with Miles and Wynton do Jack Johnson, plus the Bad Plus
Chris Rucker gives us the latest word on Boston-area bands; Mike Miliard reports on The Snow Leopards, some Velvet children, and Dave Pino..
Also, short reviews of:
"I WAS BORN, BUT . . . "
DO I SPEAK FOR THE WORLD
Daryl Hall & John Oates
OUR KIND OF SOUL
HARD-HEADED WOMAN: A CELEBRATION OF WANDA JACKSON
TURN IT AROUND
...and Roadtripping: Ray LaMontagne tours New England, plus Partyline and more
BY CARLY CARIOLI
Peter Keough says The Assassination of Richard Nixon aims high
A.S. Hamrah thinks Jacques Demy’s Peau d’âne was ahead of its time.
Carolyn Clay finds the Merchant a little too dark.
Gerald Peary says Radford pounds the flesh in Merchant; plus, The Screening Room returns.
Also, short reviews of:
IN THE REALMS OF THE UNREAL
IN GOOD COMPANY
MERCANO, EL MARCIANO/MERCANO THE MARTIAN
STATE OF DENIAL
GAME OVER: KASPAROV AND THE MACHINE
Carolyn Clay shudders at New Rep's Quills.
Liza Weisstuch watches Leslie Dillen and Paula Plum dress for success in Dressed up! Wigged out!
Carolyn Clay says Pieter-Dirk Uys is a clown on a crusade in Foreign Aids.
Iris Fanger finds Book Of Days a bit over-ambitious.
HOTDOTS: SUNDAY 16 4:30 (4) Football. The Indianapolis Colts versus the New England Patriots in AFC semifinal #2.
By Clif Garboden
Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts watches Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson and asks, if Jack Johnson hadn’t existed, would Ken Burns have had to invent him?
Dining Out Spring Street Café
On the Cheap: Nud Pob
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Liquid - Fall 2004
Education Section 2004
Best Music Poll 2004