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Dan Kennedy moderates a Phoenix roundtable on freedom in the age of terrorism.
Bostonís a fertile city for launching a creative career. Just ask one of these artists profiled by Nina Willdorf in "Breeding ground
Two Phoenix Q&A's in one week: Tamara Wieder talks to David Brudnoy, one of six Boston residents living with AIDS documented in Undetectable, and she interviews Ed Burns about September 11, learning from Steven Spielberg, and marrying a supermodel.
In the Phoenix editorial, what is President Bush trying to hide?
- In Talking
Politics by Seth Gitell, the new Senate redistricting plan will cause the seat from South Boston to become minority-majority. Is an ugly racial campaign in Bostonís not-too-distant future?
In Out There, Kris Frieswick realizes that just when you think you know someone, you don't.
In Hip Check by Nina Willdorf, Beacon Hillís Charles Street is breaking with the past.
Plus, this just in:
- FOLLOW-UP : Franzenís final chapter
POLITICS : People of the book
MEDIA : For reporters, danger and death in Afghanistan
SAME-SEX MARRIAGE : Speaking truth to the homophobic right
Letters to the editor
Tix - Future
- Jon Garelick knows that even in less than ideal recording conditions or after multiple renditions of the same material, John Coltrane is never less than compelling;
Ed Hazell rediscovers Miles Davis's In a Silent Way;
Sean Richardson hears shades of 1991grunge in Sevendust and Nickelback;
Mike Miliard on Nick Tosches's Where Dead Voices Gather, the story of Emmet Miller;
In Poprocks, Matt Ashare dives into John Aldermanís new Sonic Boom: Napster, MP3, and the New Pioneers of Music;
In Frequencies, Josh Kun reads about the history of the Mexican drug song in Narcocorrido;
Jon Garelick gets State of the Art with ICP Orchestra;
In Cellars by starlight, Brett Milano on the changes of Loveless, Quick Fix, and Lilli's rebirth as 608;
Jeffery Gantz faces the music with Maurizio Pollini and the masks of Schumannís DavidsbŁndlertšnze
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
short reviews of:
- Kottonmouth Kings :
HIDDEN STASH II: THE KREAM OF THE KROP
Leona Naess : I TRIED TO ROCK YOU BUT YOU ONLY ROLL
The Racketeers : MAD FOR THE RACKET
John Thomas Griffith :ALUMINUM
Eddy Grant :THE GREATEST HITS
Mikhail Pletnev : SCARLATTI: KEYBOARD SONATAS
- Chris Fujiwara takes a closer look at the HFA's Grémillon retrospective
In Film Culture, Jan Wiener and Arnost Lustig in Fighter .
Also, short reviews
- THE AMERICAN ASTRONAUT
THE BLACK KNIGHT
SIDEWALKS OF NEW YORK
- Iris Fanger knows a good formula when she sees one in Stomp's return, Carolyn Clay says that John Douglas Thompson sells Othello, and that a survivor holds forth at New Rep in Rose.
- Marcia B. Siegel on Boston Conservatory Dance Theaterís fall concert, which featured two new dances and a revival.
- According to Steve Vineberg, James Harvey loses his way in Movie Love in the Fifties, and Loren King takes a closer look at William Mannís gay Hollywood.
- Ted Drozdowski brings to our attention two tributes to rock pioneer Sam Phillips.
-- Friday, 8:00 (25) Big Daddy (movie). Saw this on an airplane once - without sound. The dialogue isn't essential unless you want to sweat the details.
Dining Out: Caliterra.
On the Cheap: Gloria Foods
Noshing & Sipping: Act II kettle corn.
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