Table of contents for week of November 14, 2003|
NEWS & FEATURES
Steven Sunshine and Kristen Lombardi peer into the worlds of legal immigrants whose lives have been completely upended by the cancellation of Medicaid.
Tim Murphy finds that an HIV-vaccine study that ultimately failed inadvertently uncovered new developments in gay men's shifting attitudes toward the epidemic.
The Suffolk County DA's Office performed a feat of legal jujitsu when it found a way to let Shawn Drumgold go free while giving prosecutors and police a pass on questions of obstruction of justice, says Harvey Silverglate. The criminal-justice system will suffer as a result.
Published three times a year, Other magazine is a journal of dissident nonfiction, transgressive fiction, freethinking comic art, and experimental poetry. Or, as one of its publishers calls it, "the New Yorker for freaks." Camille Dodero has the story.
When Sweet Honey in the Rock come to Boston in 2004, founder Bernice Johnson Reagon will be conspicuously absent. But local fans have one more chance to see her on the Symphony Hall stage before her upcoming retirement. Tamara Wieder explains.
In the Phoenix editorial, we contend that there are better ways for Bush to show respect for veterans.
In "Out There," Chris Wright asks us to correct him if he's wrong.
In "Urban Buy," Mike Miliard finds that home is where the brew is.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
Counting Iraq’s civilian casualties
Well, hello dolly!
Nurturing the economy as well as the soul
Well, do ya, punk? (Vote, that is.)
The real stakes over that Democratic memo
CHANGE OF SCENE
Filled with GLADness
In Arts News, Locals save Zeitgeist Gallery, the Nutcracker dilemma continued and more
In Performance, Two poets take it one word at a time
In Theater, Vermont's famed puppets in Cambridge
In Galleries and Museums, Palone Flynn at the MFA, plus 'Icons + Altars' and Brickbottom Artists
In Classical, Sir Colin, returning.
Plus the Emerson Quartet, and more Mahler from Zander
In State of the Art, Yankees suck.
But Rancid still rule the punk-rock roost
Plan your week:
Professor Iggy instructs; Carly Carioli takes notes.
Sean Richardson on Saves the Day and Something Corporate
Ted Drozdowski on Wheat, Loveless, and the Spaceshots.
Seth Rogovoy on Matt Glaser's Wayfaring Strangers.
Brett Milano talks with Mike Peters, who's brought back the Alarm.
Jeffrey Gantz on the Vienna Symphony, Les Misérables, and Lang Lang.
Live reviews of: Carter from Levine and Hoose Carter, Emmanuel's Harbison, Sherman's Kirchner, Diaz's Ligeti; Pro Arte, NESE, and the BLO's Rigoletto.
Also, short reviews of:
FESTIVAL IN THE DESERT
AXIS OF EVIL
FATE’S RIGHT HAND
...and Roadtripping: Denali at the Palladium, Pansy Division at the Middle East and more
Peter Keough sees society as a prison in the Festival of Films from Iran.
Peter Keough says Master and Commander rules the waves.
Peter Keough on shattered illusions and hard truths.
In "Film Culture":Gerald Peary watches Elephant and Shattered Glass focus on the truth.
Also, short reviews of:
LOONEY TUNES: BACK IN ACTION
GLOOMY SUNDAY: EIN LIED VON LIEBE UND TOD
LA FLEUR DU MAL
"THE ANIMATION SHOW"
Liza Weisstuch sees small companies considering big issues.
Christopher Millis sees a triumph for Brandeis, and for Ken Beck.
Martin Amis goes off his own deep end in Yellow Dog, says Richard C. Walls.
Joyce Millman watches the networks run for cover in a disastrous fall season.
HOTDOTS: 8:00 (2) The Search for Amelia Earhart. The possibility is she made an emergency landing on some remote isle where she became either a ritual sacrifice to a giant gorilla or a goddess who ruled her tribe with compassion and understanding.
By Clif Garboden
On the Cheap : Magnificent Muffins
Noshing & Sipping : Talking (non) Turkey
Fall Arts Guide
The 6th annual Best issue