Table of contents for week of May 20, 2005|
NEWS & FEATURES
Adam Reilly reports on the Massachusetts Democratic Party's lost weekend.
Dan Kennedy says Newsweek's screw-up is a gift to right-wingers looking to blame the media for Bush's foreign-policy failures.
Matthew Shaer delves into the world of underground urban-cycling culture in Boston.
In "Out There," Steve Almond has the ultimate plan for showing support to our troops.
Dan Savage on sex.
In the Phoenix editorial: The White House blames Newsweek’s erroneous reporting for anti-American violence. Next time, it won’t be so lucky.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
Ross goes quietly
Papercut ’Zine Library opens
A new way to discover new music
Getting carded? Tell the US Senate.
Carmen vs. Osama
Democracy ex machina
In Performance, The Sleeping Beauty’s final weekend, and Pollyana Ribeiro’s farewell
In Theater, Robert Reich and John Buffalo Mailer mix playwriting and politics
In Galleries and Museums, Quilts at the MFA, and Eugene Tan's performing garments at the Berwick
In Classical, BMOP salutes Toru Takemitsu, and Lorraine Hunt Lieberson reprises Bach cantatas with Emmanuel Music
Nick Sylvester says you can't please a Weezer fan - especially when it comes to the band's new album.
Eliot Wilder hits the road for Aimee Mann's new song cycle, A Forgotten Arm
Adam Bregman talks with Billy Idol about his hits, his misses, and his new album
Lloyd Schwartz takes in the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, the Cantata Singers, and Intermezzo
In Giant Steps, Jon Garelick examines the Billie Holiday reissue industry and a new biography
Big Business explain to Kurt B. Reighly why they're a heavy band women can like
In Cellars By Starlight: Brett Milano talks with local garage rockers the Charms about their heady year
In Out: The Sweet Leaf Fest; plus Spookie Daly Pride get ug-uh-ly.
Chris Rucker hears The Transplants ride a Westbound Train, Mary Timony's Deftones connection, and more
And in Roadtripping, Gwen Stefani at the KISS FM concert, plus Bruce Springsteen and more
Live reviews of:
The Crystal Method, The Mars Volta, and Nine Inch Nails
Also, short reviews of:
HANG ON LITTLE TOMATO
END OF THE CENTURY: THE STORY OF THE RAMONES
Thunderbirds Are Now!
Peter Keough reviews Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Chris Fujiwara reports on Rois et reine
Peter Keough checks out Busby Berkeley's retrospective at the Harvard Film Archive.
Also, short reviews of:
KICKING & SCREAMING
MAD HOT BALLROOM
LA NIÑA SANTA/THE HOLY GIRL
O OUTRO LADO DA RUA/THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STREET
STUPEUR ET TREMBLEMENTS/FEAR AND TREMBLING
Carolyn Clay reviews the Actors' Shakespeare Project's Julius Caesar and the Merrimack Repertory Theatre production of Harold Pinter's The Homecoming,
Marcia B. Siegel reports on the Boston Conservatory's tribute to Julie Ince Thompson.
Amy Finch reviews Martha Stout's The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless Versus the Rest of Us.
HOTDOTS: TUESDAY 24: 8:00 (44) Globe Trekker: Sydney City Guide. Trekker Justine Shapiro tours the Gateway to Australia by taking in the sights at its earliest settlement, its trendiest beaches, and its opulent Opera House.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out Shanghai Gate
On the Cheap Petsi Pies
Hot Plate: Neptune Oyster’s sardines
Taste Buds: Upcoming local dining events
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Liquid - Fall 2004
Education Section 2005