news & features | music | film | theater | art | books | food | specials


NEWS & FEATURES

Lance Tapley investigates whether or not the Maine Green Party is receiving fair treatment.

Harvey Silvergate takes at harder look at John Roberts' record.

Mark Jurkowitz looks inside the potential Village Voice-New Times merger, and finds the situation rife with hypocrisy.

Jason Baziner gets thoughts on the Gaza pullout from Robert Tillman, an Israeli ex-pat living in Maine. Plus, this just in:
  • STREET RUMBLINGS CCE schedules meeting to clear air
  • FOLLOWING UP Ironing out sweatshop rules
  • FROM BEYOND Neal Dow: easy-going guy
  • FASHION SCENE T-shirts, the next generation
  • DIGITAL MUSIC 99 cents isnít enough for major labels
  • REPRO RIGHTS No decision is a bad decision
    Politics and other mistakes

    Bramhall Square
    Letters to the Editor
    Savage Love
    Crossword solution


    MUSIC

    Sam Pfeifle on Dead Season.

    Matt Ashare gets all OC on us with Death Cab and Sufjan Stevens.

    Chris Nelson talks to Diplo as he bids adieu to the world of DJing.

    Ted Drozdowski checks out Galás.

    Alex Pasternack digs Xiu Xiu.

    Plus, Sibilance Also, short reviews of:
    DEATH OF A DYNASTY
    ROBBIE FULKS GEORGIA HARD
    INARA GEORGE ALL RISE
    JIMMIE DALE GILMORE COME ON BACK
    THE ROLLING STONES A BIGGER BANG
    SONNY ROLLINS WITHOUT A SONG: THE 9/11 CONCERT


    FILM

    Short reviews of:
    THE CAVE
    UNDISCOVERED


    Worth the trip:
    Peter Keough recommends checking out new retrospectives on Kubrick and Malle.

    THEATER

    Megan Grumbling on sketch troupe The Escapists.

    Worth the trip:
    BUG and Abyssinia

    ART

    Ian Paige on Michael Queenland at the ICA.

    BOOKS

    Katie Bell on the return of the slam in Portland.

    FOOD

    Andy King offers some eggplant advice.

    SPECIALS

    Best Music Poll 2005
    The Best of 2004
    Portland Band Guide