Table of contents for week of May 28, 2004|
NEWS & FEATURES
As every foreign journalist in Iraq knows, Abu Ghraib doesn't even begin to tell the whole tale. There are plenty of ways of getting at the darker truths of the war, but American news outlets haven't been interested. Jason Vest offers a sampling of what's been kept from view.
When it comes to George W. Bush, the media have been asleep at the wheel since September 11, 2001. But Abu Ghraib, among other horrors, woke them up. Dan Kennedy explains.
You know the Bush administration has secrets most foul when it can't even tell its own lawyers the truth. Harvey A. Silverglate and Carl Takei report.
Don we now our gay apparel! Kristen Lombardi and Steven Sunshine profile some of the nation's first legally married same-sex couples.
If anyone knows the story of legendary music venue Club Passim, it's executive director Betsy Siggins Schmidt. Tamara Wieder talks with her.
In "Out There," Chris Wright has two-buck luck.
In "Urban Buy," Ruth Tobias takes the tea.
In the Phoenix editorial, we express our disbelief that Bush's surrealistic, out-of-touch performance Monday night ignored such vital issues as torture, troop strength, and the intrigues of Ahmad Chalabi.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
The least they can do
SEXUAL SIN IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Act of contrition
H BOMB BRINGS CAMPUS COITUS
Making it — and making out — at Harvard
SENATE RE-SEATING ARRANGEMENTS
If not Kerry, who?
THE STATE OF STATE SPENDING
In Arts News, The Feijóo sisters dance in Boston and New York, plus the Dance Critics Association Annual Conference and more
In Galleries and Museums, 'Somatic Scales' at the Mills Gallery and 'Projet Mobilivre - Bookmobile Project' in Cambridge and Roxbury
In Classical, Thomas Adès and the music of violence
In Theater, Tom Jones becomes a musical
In Performance, Snappy Dance does Edward Gorey
In State of the Art, The Great High Mountain tour
Plan your week:
Brett Milano on the Blackjacks' return, Lilli's leaving, and a Rumble winner.
Sean Richardson hears Killswitch Engage and In Flames enter the battle zone.
Matt Ashare says Jeremy Enigk has found new life after Sunny Day Real Estate with the Fire Theft.
Ed Hazell hears Miguel Zenón taps into a world of jazz.
Lloyd Schwartz on Leon Fleisher, John Harbison, and the Chorus pro Musica's Mefistofele.
Live reviews of: David Byrne Kiss Concert 26 and The Magnetic Fields
Also, short reviews of:
DRILL A HOLE IN THAT SUBSTRATE AND TELL ME WHAT YOU SEE
WIRE POST TO WIRE
Dirty Dozen Brass Band
FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND
SCHUBERT: PIANO SONATA IN B-FLAT, D.960; SCHUBERT-LISZT: FOUR SONGS; LISZT, MEPHISTO WALTZ NO.1
AFTER SCHOOL SESSION WITH CHUCK BERRY
...and Roadtripping: The Hold Steady debuts in Boston, plus the Tallboys and more
BY CARLY CARIOLI
Chris Fujiwara gets reacquainted with Peter Lorre at the Harvard Film Archive.
Fahrenheit 9/11 lights it up.
Also, short reviews of:
BUKOWSKI: BORN INTO THIS
JEUX D’ENFANTS/LOVE ME IF YOU DARE
THE LOST BOYS OF SUDAN
A SLIPPING DOWN LIFE
Carolyn Clay on the Martins' take on Tennessee Williams.
Carolyn Clay says Oedipus rules at the ART.
Carolyn Clay on Rinne Groff's map of the dawn of TV.
Marcia B. Siegel on Paul Taylor at the Shubert.
John Freeman on Colm Tóibín's imagined life of Henry James.
HOTDOTS:SATURDAY 29 8:00 (7) Face/Off (movie). John Woo's 1997 yarn about the ultimate plastic surgery - an operation that allows a cop to look exactly like the criminal he's chasing. One of the faces is John Travolta's, the other Nicolas Cage's.
By Clif Garboden
Joyce Millman says Alan Rickman takes Mos Def to school in Something the Lord Made.
Dining Out: Café Apollonia
Cheap Eats: Pizzatalia
Noshing and Sipping: Trader Joe’s pad Thai
Best Music Poll 2004
Guide to the Outdoors
Spring Arts Guide
The Phoenix Education
The 6th annual Best issue