NEWS & FEATURES
Camille Dodero checks out the scene at the Glass Slipper, which has now been in operation for 20 years. How much longer will it survive?
David Bernstein digs up some research on where colleges get their money from. More and more political organizations are funding schools. Will this ever impact their curriculums?
Adam Reilly looks at the odd couple running things in Massachusetts (Sal DiMasi and Robert Travaglini). Will their truce last?
James Bronski commemorates the anniversary of the death of James Dean, and finds that he remains an icon of teen angst to this day.
Dan Savage on sex.
In the Phoenix editorial: Public-broadcasting peril, plus, progressive hopes, universities for sale, Gaza
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
CITY COUNCIL PRELIMINARY ELECTIONS Boston voters break the mold
KATRINA CONTINUES Maine Rep. Eder’s report from Louisiana
SAVAGE MARRIAGE Dan Savage on tying the gay knot
SOX-YANKS HAIKU A calm before the storm
MICHAEL CRIGLER Mr. Birdhead
THE REAL WORLD AUDITIONS Puck? You?
QUOTES + NUMBERS Money or lack thereof
In Theater, N (Bonaparte); Closer.
In Galleries and Museums, Glowlab in Central Square and Kerouac-minded films in Lowell.
Scott Frampton interviews Franz Ferdinand and gets their thoughts on the pressure of avoiding the dreaded "sophomore slump."
Jonathan Perry schemes along with Ike Reilly and his Assassination.
James Parker tunes in to Rock Star and finds INXS selecting a new lead singer in a truly bizarre manner.
Ted Drozdowski looks at the collaboration between Eno ally Daniel Lanois and Tortoise.
Jonathan Stern hangs loose with surfer girl Tristan Prettyman.
In Cellars By Starlight, Sarah Tomlinson talks to N.E.S.T. favorites Night Rally, and while she's at it, delivers some Notes.
Speaking of N.E.S.T., in Out: Camille Dodero does her best to wrap up the action.
In Circuits, David Day touches on, among other things, the newest gig for Man Ray's house DJ, Chris Ewen.
In Download: Matt Ashare dissects the latest EP from Jimmy Eat World.
Live reviews of:
Ron Gill, M.I.A., and The White Stripes.
Also, short reviews of:
THE BAD PLUS SUSPICIOUS
BANE THE NOTE
THE LIKE ARE YOU THINKING WHAT I’M THINKING
LOS LONELY BOYS LIVE AT THE FILLMORE
METRIC LIVE IT OUT
THE MOST SERENE REPUBLIC UNDERWATER CINEMATOGRAPHER
Steve Vineberg on the Brattle's Gretta Garbo retrospective, and Chris Fujiwara on the MFA and HFA's "Films of Mikio Naruse."
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary takes in Side Effects at the MFA and Occupation: Dreamland at the Coolidge.
Also, short reviews of:
CRUSTACÉS ET COQUILLAGES|CÔTE D’AZUR
THE GREATEST GAME EVER PLAYED
GREEN STREET HOOLIGANS
Carolyn Clay rounds up some musicals, including Camelot, Pal Joey, On the Twentieth Century and The Mystery of Edwin Drood.
Marcia B. Siegel checks out Vincent Matsoe at Zero Arrow.
Christopher Millis on Thomas Hirschorn at the ICA, plus Paul Chen.
We've got our Fall Literary Supplement, which features stories on Harvey Pekar, DC's Infinite Crisis, David Crous and all of your listings for literary events arounnd town.
Nina MacLaughlin on Nick McDonnell's The Third Brother. It's his second novel. He's 21.
HOTDOTS: MONDAY 3 | 7:30 (2) THINKING BIG | PETER FRUMHOFF: GLOBAL WARMING | Host Lisa Mullins discusses the end of the world with the Union of Concerned Scientists' Peter Frumhoff
BY CLIF GARBODEN
Dining Out Robert Nadeau on Prairie Star.
On the Cheap Rachel's Kitchen.
Taste Buds: Upcoming local dining events
Noshing & Sipping: Betty Ann's Food Shop.
Guide To Fall
Best Music Poll 2005
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Education Section 2005