Table of contents for week of September 3, 2004|
NEWS & FEATURES
Ever wonder why places like Harvard Square are alive with music and street theater, while Boston's public spaces - think the Common or, better yet, City Hall Plaza - are cultural tundras? Harvey A. Silverglate and Dan Poulson have the answer.
Camille T. Taiara spotlights ten vital stories that don't get anywhere near the media attention they deserve.
Dan Kennedy offers a fair and balanced look at the Fox News Channel, the Republicans' most sycophantic network.
As several incidents that took place during the DNC suggest, racial profiling seems to be very much a part of the domestic war on terrorism. Kristen Lombardi reports.
Tamara Wieder talks with Legal Sea Foods president Roger Berkowitz, who reflects on a life spent in the restaurant business.
In "Savage Love," Dan Savage explores the sexual misconceptions of women.
In "Out There," Alan Olifson doesn't have an Olympic-size ego.
In "Urban Buy," Liza Weisstuch says to just bag it.
In the Phoenix editorial: The only way out from underneath the lies, obfuscation, and hate is to vote in November
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
RNC: DOWN WITH THE PACHYDERMS
Full daily coverage of the Republican National Convention.
In Arts News, The New York International Fringe Festival scores, plus the Boston Music Awards give back to the kids
In Galleries and Museums, 'Infinite Possibilities' at Wellesley, plus Nathaniel Hawthorne and Harvey Loves Harvey
In Performance, The woman who made it safe to laugh about terrorism
In State of the Art, A new film has the last word on the Ramones
Plan your week:
Ted Drozdowski hears Buffalo Tom's Bill Janovitz takes a cruise with Crown Victoria; plus Henry go Underground.
Sean Richardson explores the creation of media pop monsters Ashlee Simpson and Ryan Cabrera.
Carly Carioli hears the Mooney Suzuki get some professional help.
Ken Micallef says Damon Gough struggles with his Badly Drawn Boy.
Franklin Bruno on The Conet Project and Christian Bök's Eunoia.
Also, short reviews of:
Jason Forrest (a/k/a Donna Summer)
UNRELENTING SONGS OF THE 1979 POST DISCO CRASH
...and Roadtripping: Celebrate your Labor Day with Jesse Malin, Sahara Hotnights, and more
BY CARLY CARIOLI
Chris Fujiwara reviews Vincent Gallo's The Brown Bunny, and talks with the director.
Peter Keough says Mira Nair's Vanity is no bonfire.
Ted Drozdowski watches three new documentaries that get behind the music.
A.S. Hamrah on Russia's Lenfilm Studios at the MFA.
Carolyn Clay watches Greeks bearing gifts on DVD.
Also, short reviews of:
ANACONDAS: THE HUNT FOR THE BLOOD ORCHID
Carolyn Clay says Nine is not a 10.
Jon Garelick visits Art Spiegelman's September 11, Marjane Satrapi's Iran, and Joe Sacco's Sarajevo.
HOTDOTS: MONDAY 6 8:00 (44) Bethlehem Steel: The People Who Built America. Well, a lot of it, anyway - including the Golden Gate Bridge and 80 percent of New York City's skyline. Alas, this onetime Pennsylvania-based metal giant is now in Chapter 11.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out: Koreana
Hot Plate : Magnolias’ crispy sweet-potato strings
Noshing and Sipping: Goddess Granola
Education Section 2004
Best Music Poll 2004
Guide to the Outdoors
Spring Arts Guide
The 6th annual Best issue