Table of contents for week of February 4, 2005|
NEWS & FEATURES
Despite contribution limits, David S. Bernstein says lobbyists and PACs keep filling the candidates’ coffers.
Parsing the Boston archdiocese’s swipe at Mike Capuano. Also, Howard Dean closes in on the DNC chair, and an anti-NRA is born. Adam Reilly reports.
Mike Miliard wonders if Braille is still relevant in our tech-heavy lives.
Each year, a fresh crop of Harvard students puts out one of the world's best low-budget-travel guides. How do they do it?
Tamara Weider finds out.
In "Out There," Kris Frieswick is swept away by a wave of weddings.
In "Urban Buy," Naz Sioshansi shares the bounty.
Dan Savage on cavemen.
In the Phoenix editorial: The elections in Iraq, and cartoon politics.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
Agit-pop daddy Ron English paints the town
Football for geeks
DEPT. OF ALBUM ART
Is the Zakim Bridge cool?
Eyes on the files
NEW YORK TIMES EXCERPT
U.S. Encouraged by Vietnam Vote: Officials Cite 83% Turnout Despite Vietcong Terror
TEXT TO THE EDITOR
Bush: What bugs you the most
In Theater, after Brian Dennehy's two Tonys comes Trumbo
In Classical, The Emerson String Quartet, plus Handel and Haydn, and Cervantes at the BSO
In Galleries and Museums, ‘Chairs’ at the Gardner, ‘Boys Life’ at Evos
In Performance, 'Dance Straight Up!' at Zero Arrow Theatre
In Sound Bites, Low come out of their shell on The Great Destroyer, on which they prove they can play loud, (relatively) fast, and balls-out without losing the focus, the excruciating clarity, and the finely calibrated intensity that have been their hallmark.
Matt Ashare gets to the roots of Ani DiFranco's Knuckle Down, plus Jolie Holland comes to town
Lloyd Schwartz on Scott Wheeler’s Democracy premieres in Washington; Boston Baroque/Opera Boston’s Alceste; the BSO and Collage New Music
Jeff Miller says Lou Barlow has made a new home for himself on Emoh, his latest album.
Ted Drozdowski hears Troy Gonyea bring his Howl to Boston.
Mac Randall follows James singer Tim Booth as he embarks on a solo career.
Jonathan Perry catches the late-night vibe of the Information.
In Cellars By Starlight: The Dents do it their way; so does Abbey Lounge Records
In Out: Sketchy: Roger Miller’s art; Robby’s Good Times.
Chris Rucker hears local artists Darkbuster, 7L & Esoteric, WGC, and more.
Live reviews of: Conor Oberst, Habib Koite and Bamada,
and Tommy Stinson.
Also, short reviews of:
WHO KILLED THE ZUTONS?
A HEALTHY DISTRUST
Paul Motian Trio
I HAVE THE ROOM ABOVE HER
THE PINK FLOYD AND SYD BARRETT STORY
...and Roadtripping: Sage Francis tours New England, plus MC Lars and more
Peter Keough says The Take doesn't cry for Argentina.
Chris Fujiwara watches Takeshi Kitano’s bunraku experience in Dolls.
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary has luxury seats at the scaled-down Bangkok International Film Festival.
Also, short reviews of:
ALONE IN THE DARK
BROTHER TO BROTHER
HIDE AND SEEK
Carolyn Clay watches TV flicker in The Moonlight Room.
Edward Albee and his stars prepare to play games. Carolyn Clay joins in.
Christopher Millis says MassArt's 'Cuban Prints' hits the mark; so does '¡Dominicanzo!' at Samson Projects.
HOTDOTS: TUESDAY 8 9:00 (2) Frontline: The House of Saud. Probably more than you'll feel comfortable knowing about the family who have ruled Saudi Arabia since it was established back in 1932.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out Gourmet Seafood
Hot Plate : Blue-Ribbon Bar-B-Q’s Kansas City burnt-ends sandwich
On the Cheap: Java Jo's
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Liquid - Fall 2004
Education Section 2005
Best Music Poll 2004