Table of contents for week of July 8, 2005|
NEWS & FEATURES
Medical marijuana: it's not just an excuse stoners use to spend their entire lives high instead of doing something productive. Now that Rhode Island -- a small, Catholic state -- is poised to legalize it, Ian Donnis looks at what that might mean for the rest of us.
David S. Bernstein explores the new world of campaign financing. When Mitt, Hillary, and all the other 2008 White House hopefuls need the funds to run, which will end up the leader of the PAC?
In "Talking Politics," Adam Reilly says Mayor Menino should debate Maura Hennigan, and looks at hyperbole from Tom Reilly's campaign and the Second Middlesex special election.
Freerunning, or "Parkour," is not just for Scion commercials anymore. Sara Donnelly explores the urban sporting phenomenon that's sweeping the nation.
In the Phoenix editorial: It’s time for the legislature to stop playing politics with justice.
Dan Savage on sex.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
CRIMINAL JUSTICE Unacceptable, outrageous, but okay for now
PINKED OUT Pink Floyd fan seeks revenge after Live 8
WILLIE CARPENTER Barista master
BABY STEPS State funding for the arts continues its slow recovery
BOOK VALUE Santorum joins the literati
QUOTES + NUMBERS Hot or not?
In Theater, CSC’s Hamlet will be no melancholy Dane
In Galleries and Museums, ‘The Kingdom of Siam’ in Salem, ‘Girls on Film’ at Harvard, and ‘Big’ stuff in Somerville
In Classical, Mahler’s Eighth Symphony and the legacy of classical recording
Franklin Soults digs the roots of Lucinda Williams and Shelby Lynne.
Ted Drozdowski examines the expansive influence of the legendary musician Brian Eno.
Mikael Wood talks to Gustav Ejstes about his new Ta Det Lugnt.
It's a veritable onslaught of Afropop as Femi Kuti, Papa Wemba, Emeline Michel, and Daby Touré come to Boston. By Banning Eyre.
In Cellars By Starlight: Will Spitz gets personal with Spookie Daly Pride and Reverend Glasseye.
In Out: ‘Dynasty’ says farewell; Brazilian Girls take the piss
Chris Rucker with news WERS gives up its Nasty Habits; plus Unearth, 7L & Eso, and Distinguished Members
In Download: Eno devotees unite!
Live reviews of:
Tracey Bonham and Eels, Billy Corgan and Paul Geremia
Also, short reviews of:
NIC ARMSTRONG & THE THIEVES THE GREATEST WHITE LIAR
THE MELVINS MANGLED DEMOS FROM 1983
THE POSIES EVERY KIND OF LIGHT
THE SIGHTS THE SIGHTS
DAVE VAN RONK THE MAYOR OF MACDOUGAL STREET: RARITIES 1957-1969
Peter Keough previews the Tenth Annual Boston French Film Festival. What does it sound like when Sully and Murph try to speak French? "Sacrah bleur?"
In "Film Culture," Gerald Peary rocks '50s-style at the Brattle.
Also, short reviews of:
WE JAM ECONO: THE STORY OF THE MINUTEMEN
Steve Vineberg heads to the Berkshires for Follies and The Father.
Marcia B. Siegel checks out Martha Graham and Chunky Move at the Pillow.
With The Letters of Robert Lowell, William Corbett revels in the late poet's unvarnished shop talk.
Chris Nelson deconstructs the 'reality' of Hell's Kitchen.
HOTDOTS: MONDAY 11 9:00 | 4 | ROCK STAR: INXS | Sort of several reality shows rolled into one. Fifteen rock musicians are housed together as they audition for a job fronting INXS on a world tour
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out Za
On the Cheap Flames II
Taste Buds: Upcoming local dining events
Noshing & Sipping: Dancing Deer brownies
Guide To Summer
Best Music Poll 2005
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Education Section 2005