Table of contents for week of March 25, 2005|
NEWS & FEATURES
Spring Arts Guide
Our writers tell you what's coming up in film, music, theater, dance, art and books.
In Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, author Jonathan Safran Foer makes September 11 the canvas for his portrait of the dimensions of tragedy. Nina MacLaughlin talks with the author.
The Michael Jackson trial is a long way from the O.J. extravaganza. Why? No live TV, too much weirdness, and — just possibly — a changed public attitude toward celebrity culture. Dan Kennedy reports.
Michael Bronski explains why the queer community’s fight for same-sex marriage, combined with revived AIDS hysteria, is shortchanging GLBT youth by stifling discussion of gay sexuality.
Adam Reilly sees DiMasi’s House slow down, another virtual race develop, and Deval Patrick delay the inevitable.
A new report sheds light on why Boston municipal government has traditionally been a man’s world — and how that reflects the obstacles women face in every realm of Bay State politics. Deirdre Fulton reports.
Seeing his own family face the ultimate decision puts the Schiavo case in a new light for David S. Bernstein.
In "Out There," A trip to Vegas proves that the best destination of all is behind the scenes
In "Urban Buy," Ruth Tobias sniffs out fun and funky buys in Boston’s Little Italy
Dan Savage on sex.
In the Phoenix editorial: Rather than a crusade for democracy, the war in Iraq remains a tragic failure. Plus, exploiting Terri Schiavo.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN
Menino plays favorites
Exposing, and preventing, abuse at South Bay
You too can destroy the planet! Click here to learn how!
Firefighters aren’t there yet
Making peace on the potty
In Theater, Olly’s Prison comes to Zero Arrow Theatre
In Performance, ‘Falling Angels’ and Boston Ballet 2005–2006
In Galleries and Museums, Collision Collective at Art Interactive and Urban Icons at the New Art Center
In Classical, Emmanuel Music revives Schumann’s Genoveva, plus BLO’s Onegin and Chameleon’s new Schubertiade
In Sound Bites, The debut album by Kaiser Chiefs is called Employment. They might as well have titled it Painfully British, since no Britpop band since Blur has made that attribute so palatable to Americans.
Ken Micallef hears Queens of the Stone Age's Lullabies To Paralyze
The BSO challenges the audience and itself. Lloyd Schwartz is up for it.
Mikael Wood examines Eisley’s wholesome, home-schooled pop
Egrem opens the vaults on 40 years of Cuban music. Josh Kun listens in.
Lyrics Born tackles a remix album. Michael Alan Goldberg reviews.
In Cellars By Starlight, Roomfuls of blues and jazz.
In Giant Steps: The Pat Metheny Group takes the long view.
In Out: How Dropkick Murphys spent their St. Patrick’s Day.
Chris Rucker hears Edan courts penguins; American Hi-Fi escape Japan.
Live reviews of: Slint,
Ashlee Simpson, and 5ive, Anodyne, Septic Youth Command, and Man The Conveyors
Also, short reviews of:
THE BELOVED ENEMY
The Funky Meters
LIVE AT THE NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Reggie and the Full Effect
SONGS NOT TO GET MARRIED TO
ESSENTIAL UNDERGROUND HIP-HOP 2
TA DET LUGNT
The Blind Boys of Alabama
Brett Michel says Melinda's real tragedy is a lack of comedy
Our man at South by Southwest. Gerald Peary's days of barbecues and bummers.
Also, short reviews of:
LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF
MISS CONGENIALITY 2: ARMED AND FABULOUS
OFF THE MAP
THE RING TWO
Steve Vineberg says Naomi Iizuka’s 36 Views isn’t much to look at.
Liza Weisstuch sees Ryan Landry and William Missouri Downs awaken the dead white males.
Marcia B. Siegel sees Boston Ballet's 'Falling Angels'; Battleworks at Zero Arrow Theatre.
Christopher Millis sees Hirst at the MFA, the Caribbean in Salem
HOTDOTS: TUESDAY 29 8:00 (2) Nova: Wave That Shook the World. Everything you need to know about the December tsunami that devastated the Indian Ocean region - how these waves happen and why this one was so destructive.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out Machu Picchu
On the Cheap Pronto
Noshing & Sipping: Marty’s Liquors deli sandwiches
Taste Buds: Upcoming local dining events
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Liquid - Fall 2004
Education Section 2005
Best Music Poll 2004