Table of contents for week of September 26, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Where can you spend two years in prison without being charged with a crime or having a bail hearing? Communist China? Turkey? North Korea? Try Cranston. Steven Stycos reports on one detainee's dilemma.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: USA — We like to call it home
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The Empire strikes back|
Amid declining CD sales, weak releases, and the continued rise of online file-sharing, the five major labels are fighting to regain market share
BY TED DROZDOWSKI
Sue you, sue me blues
The recording industry tries to scare 60 million file-swappers by suing 261 of them
BY DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
Local institutions of higher learning seek to stop their students from using school networks for illegal file-sharing — sort of
BY ADAM REILLY
Sounds like stealing to me
Call it ‘trading’ if you want, but I don’t buy it
BY SAM PFEIFLE
The young and the board
With little sympathy for the record industry, the P2P generation is takin’ it to the screen
BY MIKE MILIARD
There’s a history to this file-sharing thing that can help us anticipate its future
BY CARLY CARIOLI
Copy protection won’t work, and compulsory licensing raises the specter of government control. Why our best hope may be just to muddle through.
BY DAN KENNEDY
Musical adolescence in three parts
BY CAMILLE DODERO
Out There: For a song
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: The user
Plus, this just in:
AS THE PROJO TURNS: Plot thickens on Belo's TV quest
CULTURE WATCH: Humanities council scrutinizes 'freedom'
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla reports on Margie Wienk's haunting new disc.
Brett Milano reconsiders prog in light of reissued Yes.
Also, short reviews of:
ALIEN ANT FARM: truANT
BEAR VS. SHARK: RIGHT NOW YOU’RE IN THE BEST OF HANDS
THE CARLSONICS: THE CARLSONICS
MARK HELIAS’ OPEN LOOSE: VERBS OF WILL
KEITH JARRETT: UP FOR IT
THE MAVERICKS: THE MAVERICKS
VARIOUS ARTISTS: VERVE REMIXED 2
Go for a ride: Roadtripping
This week's trailers:
COLD CREEK MANOR
LOST IN TRANSLATION
UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN
Trinity stages O’Neill’s classic, A Moon for the Misbegotten, by Bill Rodriguez.
Work to do: Opening doors with Pat Hegnauer. By Bill Rodriguez.
Bill Rodriguez covers the 11th Women’s Playwriting Festival.
Work in progress: Custody battles itself. By Bill Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip: Lady with a Lapdog
Worth the Trip: Dance Collective’s 30th, H&H’s Vespro.
Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts on Ghetto Celebrity, Donnell Alexander's left-field triumph.
Ted Drozdowski on the seven films in Martin Scorsese's PBS series 'The Blues'.
Hot dots: Sunday 9:00 and 11:00 (2) The Blues: Feel like Going Home. After an entire summer of hype, Martin Scorsese's seven-part documentary of the root cause of American music has arrived.
Johnette Rodriguez finds Indian Grill fresh and flavorful.
The Best 2002