Table of contents for the week of January 17, 2002
Kristen Lombardi examines why the US Department of Education is investigating whether Boston University actively discourages rape victims from reporting their assaults.
Memoirs used to be the territory of the famous, the intrepid, or the afflicted. Chris Wright has realized that these days, everyone’s getting into the act.
In our weekly Q&A, Tamara Wieder talks to Rialto's Jody Adams.
In the Phoenix editorial, the Sox sale shows problems with baseball’s antitrust exemption.
In Don't Quote Me, Dan Kennedy says Bernard Goldberg’s best-selling critique is shoddy, stupid, and beside the point.
In Talking Politics, Seth Gitell takes a closer look at the relationship between Tom Menino and Larry Summers.
In Out There, Joe Lavin tries to go condo shopping.
In Hip Check by Nina Willdorf, it’s not just your stomach crying out for something tasty; your skin just might want some sustenance, too
Plus, this just in:
FOLLOW UP: Psychiatrist who cleared former priest Geoghan was accused of sex abuse
OMAR SPEAKS: Calling Massachusetts to order
TALKING POLITICS I: Birmingham will be tough to beat
Q&A: Galluccio for state Senate?
BITING ENTERTAINMENT : Flea for all
PR: Truth in advertising
TALKING POLITICS II: Swift’s speech; Weld’s legacy
Letters to the editor
Carly Carioli is smitten by Pink's tour de force and Shakira's swiveling hips;
Jonathan Perry says that the first thing you need to know about Somerville-based singer/songwriter Josh Ritter is that there are two of them.;
Lloyd Schwarts on the glittering bubbles that are Elliott Carter’s Symphonia, Russell Sherman’s Mozart — and the BSO;
In Frequencies, Josh Kun revisits X's Los Angeles;
Sean Richardson takes us through the beginning and end of Blood for Blood;
In Cellars by Starlight by Brett Milano, Mistle Thrush are back with Drunk with You, plus the 360's.
Also, live reviews of Mission of Burma at 608 and Shannon McNally at TT's.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Jewel : THIS WAY
Rebecca Moore : HOME WRECKORDINGS 1997-1999
The Dismemberment Plan : CHANGE
Robert Earl Keen : GRAVITATIONAL FORCES
The Dom Minasi Trio : TAKIN’ THE DUKE OUT
St. Lawrence String Quartet : TCHAIKOVSKY: STRING QUARTETS 1 AND 3
Isis : SGNL>05
Peter Keough says that although Black Hawk Down is fitfully moving, it pretty much limits its scope to superficial thrills;
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary asks: what’s the greatest film ever from a director who made just one?
Also, short reviews of:
"NEW FILMS FROM GERMANY"
"Hieroglyphs of Armenia: Films by Don Askarian"
Carolyn Clay is there as George Bernard Shaw’s ship docks at the Huntington for Heartbreak House, and she finds Miss Price more sweet than edgy.
Iris Fanger finds Tartuffe to be true to its era and ours.
Although Chris Fujiwara admires the Wellesley Summer Theatre's effort, The Clearing is still dull.
In State of the art, Carly Carioli talks to John Cohen about his upcoming show at the Photographic Resource Center
Steve Vineberg says that with Carson McCullers: The Complete Novels, the auther finally gets her due;
Peter Keough on Lawrence Norfolk’s In the Shape of a Boar .
Robert David Sullivan watches PBS’s The Murder of Stephen Lawrence, Othello, and Coupling.
Hot Dots -- Saturday 8:00 (4) Football. The Pats host the Oakland Raiders in an AFC semi-final playoff game. Look for the winner of the opening coin toss to take the sideline with the better heating units.
Dining Out : Troquet.
Uncorked : Port report.
On the Cheap : Lori-Ann Donut Shop.
Noshing & Sipping : Celebrating Rabbie Burns.
Best Music Poll 2001
Fall 2001 Band Guide
The 4th annual Best issue