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Table of contents for week of May 9, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
In Don't Quote Me, the Democrats just don't seem to have the heart to fight the Republican Attack Machine on its nasty terms. It really is a monster, though, and Dan Kennedy says they must drum up some civilized way of resisting it.
It's way too soon to write off Dick Gephardt, who may have a winning strategy for 2004. Seth Gitell spends a little time with the candidate for Talking Politics.
With help from Bruce Springsteen, the Somerville-based quarterly DoubleTake avoided an early death. But where does it go from here? Camille Dodero tries to find out.
In the Phoenix editorial we say that it's time to call prosecutors to account.
In "Out There," Jay Jaroch says "Good bi."
Life's a picnic for Nina MacLauglin in "Urban Buy."
Plus, this just in:
AS THE GLOBE TURNS : For Ryan, a harsh but righteous punishment
BIBLIO FILE : The Brit pack
LEARNING CURVE : Lowering obstacles to higher ed
MEDIA : Introducing Bill Gates, version 2.0
Q&A : A pitcher speaks
Letters to the editor
In Arts news, The Huntington gets busy, Teatro Lirico d’Europa announces its schedule, opera in Boston, and more
In Galleries and Museums, Art and healing at the ICA, ‘John Currin Selects’ at the MFA
A benefit for the Barn, plus Sergey Schepkin and Pro Arte in Classical.
In Theater, Nicholas Martin could use a laugh
In Performance, Jackie Mason’s Prune Danish
Plan your week:
State of the art
Sean Richardson on Anthrax, E.Town Concrete, and Sworn Enemy.
In Cellars by Starlight, Robin Vaughan on the 'other' songs of John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
Franklin Bruno remembers John Fahey.
Jon Garelick on the 33rd New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in Giant Steps.
Lloyd Schwartz on the BLO's leaden Fledermaus; Boston Baroque's chaste Theodora; Dominique Labelle's thrilling Handel.
Also, live reviews of the Roots at the Avalon, Steve Lacy and Danilo Pérez at the Regattabar, and My Morning Jacket at the Middle East.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Scott Amendola Band : CRY
Hybrasil : THE KICKER
The Decemberists : CASTAWAYS AND CUTOUTS
Melissa Ferrick : LISTEN HARD
The Loud Family : FROM RITUAL TO ROMANCE
Ronnie Earl : I FEEL LIKE GOIN’ ON
Out Hud : S.T.R.E.E.T. D.A.D.
Peter Keough on the upcoming Hollywood summer.
Peter Keough likes John Malkovich's directorial debut.
In Filmculture, Gerald Peary on Carlos Reygadas's Japón; plus Salesman.
Also, short reviews of:
ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE
THE SHAPE OF THINGS
THE OTHER NETWORK
THE LIZZIE McGUIRE MOVIE
DADDY DAY CARE
CITY OF GHOSTS
With Annie, Man of La Mancha and Music Man, Carolyn Clay says everything's coming up musicals.
Iris Fanger says the BTW needs to rethink Veronika.
Jeffrey Gantz on why we're in love with Shakespeare's outdoor playhouses.
Christopher Millis gets an eyeful at Toale, Yezerski, and Acme.
Mike Miliard on the new McSweeney's collection, where hip-lit heavies and best-selling behemoths rally to save the story.
Hot Dots -- Monday, 9:00 (7) Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Three's Company (movie). Three actors you never heard of play three you have - John Ritter, Suzanne Somers, and Joyce DeWitt
Dining Out: Rustic Kitchen
On the Cheap : Christine’s
Noshing & Sipping : St. Amore Bakery Rocks n’ Rolls
Best Music Poll 2003
Spring 2003 Band Guide
The 6th annual Best issue