Table of contents for week of November 5, 2004|
NEWS & FEATURES
Laryn Ivy explains how nonprofits offer community-minded students a way to put their interests to work.
Success stories give fine-arts graduates perspective on putting creativity to work. By Atticus Fisher.
Dan Kennedy examines how the media did in covering the most historically significant election in at least a generation.
No one seems to want to talk about it, but it looks like a number of problems in the Boston Police Department are reaching critical mass. David Bernstein asks the city's leaders how they plan to deal with it.
Life's a joke for Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich. Tamara Wieder's Q&A.
Can a Turkish immigrant change the way we listen to music? Mike Miliard says to try Doruk Somunkiran's new interactive software and decide for yourself.
In "Savage Love," Dan's not thinking about Bush.
In "Out There," Steve Almond offers campaign contrition.
In "Urban Buy," Darcy Heitzke says don't just bag it.
In the Phoenix editorial, We contemplate the horror of four more years, in a nation divided as it hasn't been since the Civil War. Plus, after Victoria Snelgrove's death, policing the police.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
Is there anything of value behind that curtain?
RALLYING THE TROOPS
The celebration that wasn't
It wasn’t all bad
Feeling the pain at Kerry’s Massachusetts headquarters
Ain’t that America
Election Day goings-on in the People’s Republic
Along political lines
In Galleries and Museums, Lily van der Stokker at WAM; Pierre Huyghe at the Carpenter Center
In Classical, Krystian Zimerman, plus Handel and Chadwick
In Theater, Deaf West's Big River to flood the Wang
In State of the Art, From Boston Ballet to the Royal
Plan your week:
With their dark romanticism and Velvetsy drone, Luna never blazed any new paths, but their well-defined sound and songwriting has been one of the most consistent pleasures of left-of-mainstream rock. Matt Ashare talks with Luna main guy Dean Wareham about the band and his old crew, Boston's Galaxie 500.
As Alan Jackson and Tim McGraw gear up for the Country Music Awards, Sean Richardson assesses country's reigning kings.
Mac Randall reports on Devendra Banhart and the avant-folk movement.
Jon Garelick talks with flutist Jamie Baum, checks out Steve Kuhn, and alerts us to Mulatu Astatké with the Either/Orchestra.
Lloyd Schwartz reports on a heady program of masterpieces old and not-so-old from James Levine and the BSO.
Local music news and gossip by the likes of Camille Dodero, Chris Rucker's World, the scoop on Face and Newbury Comics' Top Ten local releases.
Live reviews of: R.E.M., Metallica and Richard Thompson.
Also, short reviews of:
EARTH VS. RADIATORS: THE FIRST 25
NO TAG, NO TAIL LIGHT
The Blues Explosion
SUMMER IN ABADDON
THE NEW DANGER
DJ Pippi & Jamie Lewis
IN THE MIX 2004
...and Roadtripping: The Twinemen grow out of Hi-n-Dry and invite Caged Heat along for the ride.
BY CARLY CARIOLI
Peter Keough reports on a wealth of good celluloid in the 16th Annual Jewish Film Festival.
Gerald Peary says Gina Kim's Invisible Light offers a particularly vivid dramatization of ennui and estrangement.
Also, short reviews of:
FADE TO BLACK
LIGHTNING IN A BOTTLE
Steve Vineberg says Súgán Theatre Company's take on J.M. Synge's The Well of the Saints is a beauty.
Sally Cragin sees The Glider waft into family history at Boston Playwrights' Theatre.
Carolyn Clay thinks Matt & Ben may be more fun to contemplate than to sit through.
Carolyn Clay says The Violet Hour is Back to the Future with brains.
Marcia B. Seigel gets to see a rarely screened 1966 film of New York City Ballet's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Jeffrey Gantz catches Boston Ballet doing Cranko - and Shakespeare - proud.
Clea Simon follows Roddy Doyle's rogue Irishman Henry to Jazz Age America in Play That Thing.
HOTDOTS: TUESDAY 9 9:00 (2) Frontline: The Persuaders. Don't get us started. A show about the cutting-edge techniques and disturbingly profound influence of marketing and public relations - a/k/a the Liars' Professions.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out: West on Centre
Noshing and Sipping: Sparks
On the Cheap: Noodle Alcove
Liquid - Fall 2004
Education Section 2004
Best Music Poll 2004
Guide to the Outdoors