NEWS & FEATURES
Bowdoin’s College Democrats and College Republicans have motivated their campus as well as any groups in the country, but that doesn’t mean they like each other. Sara Donnelly tries to remain objective and lets each side have their say
Amy Martin tries to find some spirituality in Maine, a quest that leads her to some of the more interesting churches in the state.
Chris Dahlen investigates the latest frontier of the propagandists: video games.
Mike Miliard interviews Boston native Steve Mumford on his Baghdad Journal, a collection of artwork and drawings from Iraq.
Shay Stewart-Boulay finds himself in the eye of a storm of "-isms."
Plus, this just in:
THE SKATE PARK Bumps in the ramp?
BURTON’S BACK Stop-action necrophilia
Politics and other mistakes
Letters to the Editor
Sam Pfeiffle on Loverless and Micah Blue.
Matt Ashare previews the fall's highly-anticipated music releases.
Becca Dewan on Mozart's 250th birthday celebration. The whole year counts as his birthday, apparently.
Jon Garelick looks at Martin Scorsese's new Bob Dylan doc, No Direction Home.
It's also Paul week in The Phoenix: Chris Nelson on Paul Wall, Eliot Wilder on Paul McCartney, and Scott Frampton on Paul Weller.
David Day has some advice for pop songstress Annie: stay away from the DJ booth.
Also, short reviews of:
THE BAND A MUSICAL HISTORY
ERIC CLAPTON BACK HOME
CoCoRosie NOAH’S ARK
EAST OF SUNSET MVD
NICKEL CREEK WHY SHOULD THE FIRE DIE?
OUR LADY PEACE HEALTHY IN PARANOID TIMES
Peter Keough offers his preview of the films of the Fall.
Short reviews of:
TIM BURTON’S CORPSE BRIDE
Worth the trip:
Peter Keough digs David Cronenberg's A History of Violence.
Megan Grumbling previews what the coming months have in store for Maine's theater scene.
Chris Thompson gives his Fall art preview.
Catherine Tumber on Zadie Smith's On Beauty.
JOyce Millman wonders: where would TV be without Jerry Bruckheimer?
Andy King checks out Francisco's.
Best Music Poll 2005
The Best of 2004
Portland Band Guide