NEWS & FEATURES
David Bernstein takes a critical look at America's worst homicide unit: that of the Boston Police Department.
Barry Crimmins visits with Cindy Sheehan in Crawford, Texas, where she's taking her anti-war protest right to the President's door.
Mark Jurkowitz looks at the New York Times Company's controversial plan to start up an all-black weekly in Florida.
Adam Reilly looks at Sam Yoon, a rising star in local politics.
Dan Savage on sex.
In the Phoenix editorial: Gaza gambit: A calculated gamble in the right direction.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
WHITEWASH NOW passes on Pat, again
FAKING IT A rolling rip-off
JON WHITNEY Experimental audio researcher
BEYOND THE PRIUS Fuel by fryolator
STRAIGHT LIKE THEM Who wants to be a hetero?
HISTORY LESSON Understated caption of the week
QUOTES + NUMBERS Sports and politics
In Theater, Abyssinia rescued and relocated
In Galleries and Museums,‘Return on Investment’ at NESAD, ‘Kirsten Malone’ at the Copley Society, ‘Silver and Shawls’ at Harvard
Mikael Wood looks at the Black Eyed Peas in advance of their opening slot at the Rolling Stones' Fenway show.
Michael Freedberg checks out Mylene Farmer and the new breed of French variété.
In Cellars By Starlight, Matt Ashare checks out Apple Betty, The Stairs, and The Pixies.
Leon Neyfakh attempts to sort through the rubble at Lookout! now that Green Day has pulled its catalogue.
In Giant Steps, Jon Garelick reports from the Newport Jazz Festival.
In Out: Elisabeth Donnelly checks out G-Unit, Grandmaster Flash, and Big Digits.
In Download: Chris Nelson doesn't care what you call it, it's still indie rock to him.
Live reviews of:
Colleen with A Hawk And A Hacksaw, The Knitters and Brian Wilson's SMiLE
Also, short reviews of:
311 DON’T TREAD ON ME
JAMES BLOOD ULMER BIRTHRIGHT
LE NOMBRE SCÉNARIO CATASTROPHE
WOODEN WAND & THE VANISHING VOICE XIAO
THE JIM YOSHII PILE-UP PICKS US APART
Peter Keough praises Wong Kar-wai's 2046.
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary checks out 9 Songs and Junebugs.
Also, short reviews of:
À TOUT DE SUITE
THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN
Carolyn Clay on Living Room.
Christopher Millis checks out new exhibits at the Griffin and the Fogg
William Corbett on Gasoline Alley's hardcover debut.
HOTDOTS: Fun with Becca and Rodney.
by Clif Garboden
Dining Out Robert Nadeau on Golden Leaf
On the Cheap Hidden Kitchen
Hot Plate: Olives's molten-chocolate cake
Taste Buds: Upcoming local dining events
Guide To Summer
Best Music Poll 2005
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Education Section 2005