Table of contents for week of August 20, 2004|
NEWS & FEATURES
Ninety-four-year-old Doris Haddock, a/k/a Granny D, is running for US Senate in New Hampshire, but, says Adam Reilly, it's not clear exactly why.
The government is trying to force numerous reporters to either give up their sources or go to jail, but it's obvious what any journalist who wants to stay in the field would do in that situation, says Dan Kennedy. So what is the government trying to accomplish?
Ian Donnis shows how buying Fair Exchange coffee can change the lives of millions of impoverished coffee growers, one cup of joe at a time.
Michael Bronski explains how one of the "greatest generation's" finest gifts to American culture was a new appreciation of the male form: the disrobed Everyman.
Tony Mendoza bought his first camera when he was 11. More than 50 years and wide acclaim later, the Cuba native's autobiographical "Stories" exhibition is opening in Provincetown. Eileen Kennedy introduces you to him.
Sally Cragin talks with New Yorker photographer Robert Polidori, who captures Cuba, a place of paradoxes, in his work.
In "Out There," Alan Olifson has one year left in the coveted 18-to-34-year-old demographic. What happens then?
In "Urban Buy," Kerry Lynch sees wine get square.
In the Phoenix editorial, we lament that, as American deaths near the 1000 mark in Iraq, the horror is covered up with obfuscation, intimidation, and lies.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
Kerry the Lionheart?
Julia Child, 1912–2004
GARAGE IS ALIVE, AND, WELL…
Unknowns and forgottens
Quick-and-dirty guide to protesting the RNC
In Arts News, A cash infusion for the Huntington Theatre Company leads to big news, plus the Actors Shakespeare Project and more
In Galleries and Museums, 'Art Deco' at the MFA; 'Student Loan Art' at MIT's List
In Theater, Valley of the Dolls in Provincetown
In State of the Art, Stiff Little Fingers give the middle one to pre-fab pop
Plan your week:
Sean Richardson talks politics with Bad Religion and Less Than Jake.
Brett Milano spends two nights with Phish and one with Rush.
Ted Drozdowski finds bluegrass and more at the Cantab.
Michael Alan Goldberg the Burning Brides take no prisoners.
Banning Eyre finds that the local Calabash Music site offers international downloads.
Jon Garelick says the Newport Jazz Fest celebrated its 50th with a hurricane of good music.
Also, short reviews of:
Sophie B. Hawkins
THIS IS THE WIND THAT BLOWS IT OUT
Junior Jack & Kid Crème
IN THE HOUSE
The God Awfuls
NEXT STOP ARMAGEDDON
Martha Argerich, Renaud Capuçon, Mischa Maisky, Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky/Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
BEETHOVEN: TRIPLE CONCERTO; SCHUMANN: PIANO CONCERTO
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
...and Roadtripping: We can't seem to stop talking about the Warped Tour, plus Juliette Lewis's punk band and more
BY CARLY CARIOLI
A.S. Hamrah sees Pen-Ek Ratanaruang make it Last.
Gerald Peary sees fare from the Maddin crowd.
A.S. Hamrah watches Boris Barnet goes West at the MFA.
Also, short reviews of:
ALIEN VS. PREDATOR
THE NAKED PROOF
UNCOVERED: THE WAR ON IRAQ
WE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE
WITHOUT A PADDLE
Steve Vineberg sees Timon, Cymbeline, and King John in Stratford.
Carolyn Clay says Butter flies in Gloucester.
Sally Cragin reviews the Publick Theatre's Merchant of Venice.
Christopher Millis says the Sackler Museum's Calderwood Collection opens the door to Islam.
Jon Garelick reads Nicholson Baker going after Bush.
HOTDOTS: SATURDAY 21, Midnight (2) Last Holiday (movie). To make up for all the fundraising schlock it's been force-feeding viewers, 'GBH is filling the unprofitable hours with 'Public Domain Film' - which means it's not paying big royalties for this stuff.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out: Croma
Hot Plate : Mistral’s mashed-potato-and-beef-tenderloin pizza
Education Section 2004
Best Music Poll 2004
Guide to the Outdoors
Spring Arts Guide
The 6th annual Best issue