Table of contents for week of January 21, 2005|
NEWS & FEATURES
Dan Kennedy eyeballs Google, the company who knows more about you than you might realize. And that’s just for starters.
By keeping its financial records in the dark, the Boston archdiocese shows it still hasn’t learned all the lessons of the scandal that rocked it three years ago. David S. Bernstein reports.
Tom Reilly is the early Democratic front-runner. Can he handle the pressure? Adam Reilly finds out.
Dan Kennedy sees the Internet as a driving force in coverage of media executives’ bad behavior, the Metro scandal is just the latest.
Zana Briski taught photography to the children of Calcutta's sex workers - and the resulting film may take her from the red-light district to Oscar's red carpet. Tamara Wieder interviews the photographer-turned-filmmaker.
In "Urban Buy," Naz Shiosansi's style is very organic.
In "Out There," Steve Almond resolves the Red-Blue State culture war.
Dan Savage says three is the magic number.
In the Phoenix editorial: Neither repentant nor reflective, the White House takes aim at Iraq’s giant neighbor. Plus, boycotting Bush.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
Mash-ups get their own nights
FOR THE RECORD
A vote of confidence for gay-marriage allies
Heritage takes a second stab at the state
Dropping the dime on Inauguration Day
Laughing off Bush and company
All the world’s your stage
Dial ‘M’ for maybe
In Theater, Tony winner John Kani brings his play to the ART
In Classical, David Daniels, plus Gabriel Chodos and Gilbert Kalish
In Galleries and Museums, The Berwick at the Mills, the Yangtze in Salem, Cuba at Mass Art, and American Landscapes at Art Attack
In Sound Bites, Proving David Bowie's adage that it's not who gets there first, it's who gets there second - or maybe in this case fifth - NYC's the Bravery sold out their upcoming British tour before the release of their first single, "Honest Mistake." The song is already on our hit list thanks to our early-adopting mates over at 'FNX, who began spinning the demo before the band signed to Island.
Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst finds life elsewhere. Camille Dodero finds out where he's headed.
Mac Randall marvels at the unrelenting force of Worlds Apart, the latest release from …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead.
Ted Drozdowski follows the evolution of rock-guitar heroics through new reissues from Johnny Winter, Santana, Van Halen, and Living Colour.
Mikael Wood listens to the dynamic noisemaking duo Death from Above 1979.
Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy celebrates Morrissey. Sarah Tomlinson joins his party.
It's a ood start for Emmanuel Music’s Schumann series, says Lloyd Schwartz, But some disappointments compromise the high level.
Also, short reviews of:
The Chemical Brothers
PUSH THE BUTTON
THE GREAT SPACE COASTER
THE 21st CENTURY GUIDE TO KING CRIMSON, VOLUME ONE
SACRED STEEL INSTRUMENTALS
...and Roadtripping: Bright Eyes in and around New England, plus Hilary Duff and more. BY CARLY CARIOLI
Peter Keough predicts this year's Oscar nods will be closely tied to a fabricated Red State mandate.
Mattias Frey says Lou Ye’s elusive Butterfly is worth chasing.
Peter Keough reviews ‘New Films from Europe’ at the HFA
Also, short reviews of:
ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13
THE GREEN BUTCHERS
ARE WE THERE YET?
Carolyn Clay says Huntington puts a froth on The Rivals
BTW's Tempest blows strong but fitfully. Carolyn Clay reviews this imperfect storm.
The Lyric puts Williams's Menagerie under glass. Iris Fanger peeks in.
Marcia B. Siegel reviews Brian Crabtree at the Dance Complex.
HOTDOTS: SUNDAY 23 6:30 (4) Football. The Pats try again against the Pittsburgh Steelers for the AFC championship. We consider ourselves privileged to have a conference championship that involves two teams with deserving records.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out Marqueé Nightclub
Hot Plate : Spinach-and-artichoke dip
On the Cheap: Lee's Sandwich Shop
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Liquid - Fall 2004
Education Section 2004
Best Music Poll 2004