Table of contents for week of April 29, 2005|
NEWS & FEATURES
After months of relative quiet, Boston saw nine unrelated murders in 20 days. David S. Bernstein examines this troubling spike.
The Catholic Church wasn’t even all that liberal under Vatican II, when it began expanding into the Third World. Michael Bronski won't be fooled again.
The religious right attempts a coup against the federal judiciary. Dan Kennedy wonders if it will succeed or spark a backlash.
Adam Reilly examines Mitt Romney, Tom Reilly, and the political perils of the Big Dig.
Ten issues and nearly six years after its creation, local literary magazine Post Road, helmed by Mary Cotton, still has the write stuff. Tamara Wieder speaks with her.
In "Out There," Steve Almond visits the south. Bless his heart.
Dan Savage on sex.
In the Phoenix editorial: Saving the filibuster is crucial to preserving judicial independence. Plus, the Abu Ghraib fiasco, and the GOP targets your privacy.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
SCENE OF DESTRUCTION
Cuban exiles lobby to visit their families
Perry O’Brien, conscientious objector
Scalia gets an anal pop quiz at NYU
The ghosts among us
ON THE LAB TRACK
BU likely to get its biolab
IN LIKE FLYNN
In Theater, A chat with Little Shop’s Audrey II
In Galleries and Museums, 'The Brutal Truth' at MIT, 'Knock-Offs' at Green Street, and 'Forging the New' at Harvard
In Performance, Boston Ballet’s ‘Royal’ Sleeping Beauty
Joe Perry lets his voice do the talking. Ted Drozdowski is listening.
Mac Randall talks to Mercury Rev about their big Internet gamble
Lloyd Schwarts on Susan Davenny Wyner and Elisabeth Phinney, Roberta and La finta giardiniera, Sergey Schepkin and the Díaz family
From blackface to the Bad Seeds - Matt Ashare at the Seattle Pop Conference 2005.
Ted Drozdowski spends time at the Comedy Studio with Rick Jenkins.
In Cellars By Starlight: Sarah Borges finds her roots, plus Jimmy Ryan's new Hayride
In Out: Leslie & the LY’s at P.A.’s; monsters and nuns at MassArt
Chris Rucker sees Undergroundhiphop.com go retail, Honeypump.net spawn a record label.
Live reviews of: The 2005 Rumble,
Dinosaur Jr., and Handsome Boy Modeling School
Also, short reviews of:
Armor for Sleep
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU ARE DEAD
LOST AND SAFE
IN THE CLEAR
The Mountain Goats
THE SUNSET TREE
SET YOURSELF ON FIRE
Matt Ashare watches The Flaming Lips as Fearless Freaks, plus Radiohead, Nirvana, and the Dandy Warhols
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary says Todd Solondz wants it both ways with Palindromes.
Also, short reviews of:
COWARDS BEND THE KNEE
ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM
FUNNY HA HA
THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
HOUSE OF D
XXX: STATE OF THE UNION
Carolyn Clay says You Never Know has more heart than legs .
Marcia B. Siegel sees Alvin Ailey; Cyberarts; 'Ten's the Limit'.
Christopher Millis checks out the Warhol's photographs at the Fitchburg Museum.
Sam Pfeifle dives into The Wu-Tang Manual.
Clea Simon reviews Wesley Stace’s tall Victorian tale, Misfortune.
HOTDOTS: TUESDAY 3 8:00 (2) Nova: Hunt for the Supertwister. Two researchers at the University of Oklahoma take opposite tacks: one hunts down real tornadoes, the other creates virtual models within a supercomputer.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out Piattini
On the Cheap Angora Café
Taste Buds: Upcoming local dining events
Noshing & Sipping: Boston Beer Works’ Boston Tea Party Ale
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Liquid - Fall 2004
Education Section 2005