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Table of contents for week of May 30, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Just when the public seems more aware than ever of sexual assault, just when even the governor's office is pushing for increased funding, the House decides to slash programs for victims of sexual violence. Kristen Lombardi reports.
Sure, says Dan Kennedy, there are plenty of scary things jumping out at us these days. But how to separate horrifying fact from media hype?
The Bush administration's prickliness toward France since the debate over Iraq may signal a much deeper shift in US relations with Europe, says Richard Byrne. That's why international observers are keeping a close eye on the upcoming G8 Summit in Evian, France.
Chris Wright suggests thirty ways to get away from it all without leaving town.
In the Phoenix editorial we decry Florida congressman Mark Foley's loathsome hypocrisy.
In "Out There," Chris Wright's online social life has everything he could wish for.
Kate Cohen finds ways to keep the beach simple in "Urban Buy."
Plus, this just in:
MY WAY OR NO WAY : Taking exemption
MEDIA : From Iraq — hope, fear, and reality
WORD PROCESSING : Speech impediment
Q&A : Little Joe Cook turns 80 — five months late
RINGSIDE : Grappling with ideas
PAPER CHASE : Whats Up goes monthly
Letters to the editor
In Arts news, Pressed Wafer puts out a trilogy, plus Jazz in June (and July and August, too)
Opera beyond the boundaries, plus Chorus pro Musica’s Traviata in Classical.
In Theater, Strange bedfellows bring Bel Canto to life
Plan your week:
State of the art
Matt Ashare on Led Zeppelin, recording, and the question of what music is all about.
In Cellars by Starlight, Sean Richardson on Staind, who deal with life on the top while 6gig try to get there.
Tony Ware says Prefuse 73 continues to redefine hip-hop.
Ted Drozdowski on Etta James's new album and accompanying road trip.
Jeff Ousborne on Richard Thompson's Old Kit Bag.
In Slanguistics, Jon Caramanica on Kenny Lattimore & Chante Moore and Kindred the Family Soul.
Wayne Robins hears the Yardbirds fly again.
Also, Brett Milano recaps the Rumble at the Middle East.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Longwave : THE STRANGEST THINGS
DJ Quik : UNDER THA INFLUENCE
Juno Reactor : ODYSSEY 1992-2002
Zero 7 : SIMPLE THINGS: REMIXES
The Benders : MOUNTAIN RADIO
Ghostface Killah : SHAOLIN’S FINEST: THE BEST OF GHOSTFACE KILLAH
Shesus : LOVES YOU . . . LOVES YOU NOT
Peter Keough on Matthew Barney's Cremaster Cycle at the MFA.
Chris Fujiwara on the films of Elio Petri at Harvard.
Peter Keough says it's no contest between Spellbound and Manic.
Also, short reviews of:
HORNS AND HALOS
THE ITALIAN JOB
Carolyn Clay on the Huntington's Springtime fizz.
Carolyn Clay says Vogel's Ride is well worth taking.
Iris Fanger sees The Unexpected Man at WHAT.
Ellen Pfeifer reviews tick, tick ... BOOM.
Christopher Millis weighs John Currin's argument in pictures.
Brett Milano looks back on Jefferson Airplane's edifying trip.
Clea Simon on Lê Thi Diem Thúy's art of elision.
Hot Dots -- Monday, 7:00 (2) Cold Metal: A Salute to Inuit Rock. Actually, it's just more Auction, but would you be reading this if we'd said that?
Dining Out: Lam’s Restaurant
On the Cheap : Bluefin
Noshing & Sipping : James Hook & Co. lobster rolls
Best Music Poll 2003
Spring 2003 Band Guide
The 6th annual Best issue