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Table of contents for week of June 13, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
A conference put on by Campaign for America's Future, a progressive think tank and activist organization, hosted seven of the nine Democratic hopefuls, who then played to the party's left-liberal wing. Giving cause for hope, finds Richard Byrne, the candidates had more practical ideas than their hosts.
She's a licensed psychologist, a commodities trader, and a filmmaker. But beneath it all, says Mike Miliard, Nancy Mroczek, PhD simply rocks.
In Don't Quote Me, Dan Kennedy's media round-up: the Globe braces for Marty Baron's possible departure, Seymour Hersh goes wild, PETA gets censored, and 'BUR kills a fine media show.
In our Q&A Tamara Wieder explains why literary juggernaut Sherman Alexie won't be the one to write the Great Native American Novel.
In the Phoenix editorial we say that Arafat's got to go and Hillary is a bellwether; plus we offer kudos to a federal judge who ruled leniently in a marijuana grower's case.
In "Out There," Kris Frieswick offers a few hard-won tips on dating.
Christine Junge finds guide-to-life books from unlikely sources in "Urban Buy."
Plus, this just in:
PRIDE 2003 : Flagging enthusiasm?
IN MEMORIAM : Michael Tye, 1954-2003
DEPT. OF LABOR : Jonathan Richman and the Pissed Off Projectionists
RITUAL CHANTS : Finding its queer voice: Pride at 33
TEMPERATURE TAKING : Yep, they still hate us
LESS IS MORE : Thrift and the city
SELF-PROMOTION : Clif Garboden to lead AAN
HISTORY LESSON : Unsung heroes
Letters to the editor
In Arts news, George Wein publishes a book, Respond scores national acts, Potter mania returns, and more
In Galleries and Museums, Thomas Gainsboroug's 18th century glam at the MFA
In Theater, The Huntington heats up for Cookin’
In Performance, Henry Rollins rallies ’round the Flag
Plan your week:
State of the art
In Cellars by Starlight, Brett Milano on the tough and tender sides of Meaghan McLaughlin and the Kitty Kill.
Sean Richardson on the moody metal of Deftones.
Franklin Soults on the new, improved Liz Phair.
Franklin Bruno on Anthony Braxton's return to Delmark.
Zoë Gemelli sees Maria McKee re-emerge on High Dive.
Also live reviews of the Polyphonic Spree at the Paradise, Beat Science and Roswell Rudd at the Lizard Lounge, and Fairport Convention at Scullers.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Kelly Clarkson : THANKFUL
Helicopter Helicopter : WILD DOGS WITH X-RAY EYES
Dave Ellis : STATE OF MIND
Aphex Twin : 26 MIXES FOR CASH
François K : A COLLECTION OF CLASSICS
Oleander : JOYRIDE
Righteous Boy : I SING BECAUSE OF YOU
Peter Keough says Capturing the Friedmans is an American travesty. Plus he talks to the director.
In Filmculture, Gerald Peary says Guy Maddin's Dracula raises the stakes.
Also, short reviews of:
I WAS STALIN’S BODYGUARD
RUGRATS GO WILD!
Liza Weisstuch says Bel Canto hits mostly high notes.
Carolyn Clay on The Fly-Bottle and Much Ado in Lenox.
Jeffrey Gantz on ABT's Romeo, NYCB's Balanchine, and Boston Ballet's press clippings.
Christopher Millis on The DeCordova's must-see 2003 Exhibition.
Julia Hanna on Tim Gautreaux's deep South.
Hot Dots -- Tuesday: 8:00 (7) Dog Eat Dog. Interesting to note that this extreme-contest show has been selected to be provided with video description for the vision-impaired.
Dining Out: Meritage
On the Cheap : Al Capone’s
Noshing & Sipping : Manchego cheese
Guide to Summer 2003
Best Music Poll 2003
Spring 2003 Band Guide
The 6th annual Best issue