Vol. 21, No. 36
In the wake of 9/11, American policy has run roughshod over civil libertarians, anti-war activists -- and public opinion itself
By Marty Levine
Star Wars and Junkies
By Jimmy Cvetic
On the Record with Bernard Goldstein
By Lauren Daley-Maurer
Sins of omission and commission mar a menu that is traditional, but not fusty.
By Angelique Bamberg and Jason Roth
... And a Coffee Chaser
By Andy Mulkerin
Kathleen George took an unlikely route from theater professor to mystery author.
"I seem to be in the groove now."
By Robert Isenberg
Critics' Picks: Sept 9 - 12
Mandrake Project releases its latest, plus a couple of Irish music festivals, and visits from Bachelorette and BRAHMS.
Winds (and Strings) of Change
Classical Revolution brings chamber music to the people
By Margaret Welsh
Clawing Their Way to the Top
Pittsburgh-born Bear Cub goes to Nashville
Static brings electronic music to a big room in the Strip
"We decided that we were going to fill this void."
By Kate Magoc
On the Record with John Hiatt
"When someone cuts one of your songs it's like someone saying something nice about one of your kids."
By Nick Keppler
The REP launches a season of firsts with A Child's Guide to Heresy
This "adult fairy tale" with supernatural elements is set in medieval England.
By Bill O'Driscoll
Pennsylvania Dance Theatre brings a dark new work to town.
Por La Blanda Arena explores suicide, madness and more.
By Steve Sucato
A New Brain
I'm happy to report that the evening is just about as enjoyable as can be.
By Ted Hoover
Neither director Joe Warik nor his capable cast compensate for the emptiness of the first two acts.
By Gordon Spencer
A family drama set in the world of cage-fighting falls a few punches short.
By Harry Kloman
The Man Who Fell to Earth
Nicolas Roeg's 1976 cult classic starring David Bowie returns in a director's cut.
Life, Above All
A well-acted coming-of-age drama set in South Africa
A colorful doc revisits the infamous Ken Kesey "acid" bus trip of the 1960s
Rejoice and Shout
Vintage clips give life to a documentary about American gospel music
From Belgium, an amusing new spin on the currently hot bloodsuckers
By Charlie Deitch
Fearing Fear Itself
A moment of silence that has lasted 10 years
By Chris Potter
Short List: Week of September 8 - 15
By Mars Johnson
Passion and community are the main ingredients for these Black-owned catering companies
By Stacy Rounds
Affordable-ish Housing: In the ballpark edition
By Michael Machosky
Baddies, bread service, and baked Alaska: Why Lilith is devilishly different
By Sarah Hamm
Kelli Shakur and FroGang empower Black girls through natural hair care, dolls, and more
By Kahmeela Adams-Friedson