Table of contents for week of May 13, 2005|
NEWS & FEATURES
With Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, George Lucas brings his space odyssey to a close. The Phoenix weighs in on the meaning of it all.
The religious right already have broadcasters on the run. Dan Kennedy explains they are now going after cable, satellite, and the Internet.
Harvey Silverglate examines 'obscenity' vs. 'indecency' in the eyes of the Supreme Court.
Adam Reilly wonders whether insurgent progressive Democrats, energized by Howard Dean's presidential bid, can succeed in local urban politics.
Deirdre Fulton says that after 35 years and eight editions, Our Bodies, Ourselves is still giving women the tools to take health care into their own hands.
In "Out There," Alan Olifson thinks dating used to be a much more enjoyable affair than the version he had to endure.
Dan Savage on sex.
In the Phoenix editorial: The first annual Walk for Music is an imaginative, innovative approach to community-based fundraising for the arts.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
The art of crime
Celebrating one year of equal marriage
Stones to play Fenway
Did the New York Times downplay the Holocaust?
The marriage trap
ANNALS OF SURVEILLANCE
Whence the Maura Cam?
... And you will know us by the trail of annoyed
In Galleries and Museums, Photorealism at the Rose, plus Leo Steinberg and Richard Serra.
Matt Ashare gets to know the Boss through his characters and Trent Reznor through his pain.
Franklin Soults likes Paris-based Nouvelle Vague's bossa nova take on new-wave rock
Eliot Wilder gives a listen to "lost" '70s singer-songwriter Judee Sill
Ted Drozdowski explains why New Order still make the best kind of easy listening.
Matt Ashare explains why 40,000 Ben Folds fans can't be wrong.
Lloyd Schwartz hears Itzhak Perlman, the BSO, and the Back Bay Chorale’s Das Paradies und die Peri.
In Cellars By Starlight: Kay Hanley and Paula Kelley start over out West
In Out: Joe Perry at Harpers; Jon Langford at the Paradise.
Chris Rucker hits the mat with Massachusetts's latest underground rap prodigy; plus Daughters, the Explosion, and Boy in Static
Live reviews of: Caribou,
Death From Above 1979, and Ivy and Stars
Also, short reviews of:
British Sea Power
THE MILK OF HUMAN KINDNESS
LET IT DIE
A FEW STEPS MORE
DO THE BAMBI
Peter Keough previews the season's upcoming films including Star Wars, Episode III, The Dukes of Hazzard, amd Batman Begins.
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary catches Classic Westerns at the Brattle.
Also, short reviews of:
IT’S ALL GONE PETE TONG
Carolyn Clay reviews Ken Ludwig's Shakespeare in Hollywood at the Lyric Stage and Michael Hollinger's Tooth and Claw at Zeitgeist Stage
Iris Fanger checks in with Little Shop of Horrors
Jeffrey Gantz spends days and nights at Boston Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty.
Marcia B. Siegel reports on Savion Glover at the Majestic.
Christopher Millis says The DeCordova's Annual Exhibition hits the mark, and so does Bruce Bemis at the BCA.
Douglas Wolk examines the legacy of cartooning genius Will Eisner.
HOTDOTS: SUNDAY 15 4:00 (25) Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace (movie). Why Fox would want to draw attention to this 1999 effort just as the new and improved finale of finales hits the theaters is the real mystery.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out Petit Robert Bistro
On the Cheap Hsin Hsin Café
Taste Buds: Upcoming local dining events
Noshing & Sipping: Allagash Odyssey
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Liquid - Fall 2004
Education Section 2005