June 12-18, 2003
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Summer Fun Issue '03
Make Way For Ducklings The newest, oddest way to tour Philly.
Small Ball A whole new meaning to fantasy baseball.
Painting Al Fresco A summer crash course in watercolors.
Connecting Flight A five-hour journey ends a century of separation.
Salon Selective Comfort hair, perfect tans and other lessons learned during a day of summer beauty.
Swim Fan An underwater wonderland and fearsome creatures of the deep collide in a scuba-diving adventure at the aquarium.
Sun and the Single Girl How to get a perfect nude tan.
Road Rage A fantasy on wheels almost makes the grade.
Up The Creek Kayaking is a prehistoric thrill.
The Noise of Summer Circle the shows you want to go to
Endless Summer CP’s calendar of arts events will keep you busy for the next three months.
Recent cover stories...
Baby Blues: A daycare center’s closing leaves parents wondering what to do next.—Deborah Bolling
Gale Warning: Jannie For Prez?—Daryl Gale
Eat At Home: A group of advocates is urging Philadelphians to buy their food from local farmers who use humane, sustainable farm practices.—Jenn Carbin
The Bell Curve: City Paper's weekly gauge of Philly's Quality of Life
Political Notebook:The New Prohibition—Mary F. Patel
Cityspace:Bell's Hell: The new home of the world’s most famous gong is a blow to liberty.—John Andrew Gallery
Cityspace:Free the Mall! Close the Mall!—Daniel Brook
Pretzel Logic by Howard Altman
AAN One More Thing
Loose Canon by Bruce Schimmel
Jeremy Nowak: Money Organizer
Slant by Doug Patton
Hill Of Beans
Letters to the Editor: by the readers
Worlds of Wonder: “Cabinets of Curiosities” is a magical journey through time and spaces.—Robin Rice
20/20 Vision: Snyderman Gallery celebrates 20 years in the furniture business.—Lori Hill
Theater:Frankie Avalon—Interview by A.D. Amorosi
Theater:A Picasso—David Anthony Fox
Theater:BigSmorgasbord WunderWerk—David Anthony Fox
Books:Caren Lissner—Nancy Armstrong
“A Night at the Casbah”—Lori Hill
Baseball panel discussion—Andrew Milner
Louis Faurer: A Photographic Retrospective—John Vettese
Sherman Alexie—John Freeman
Bloomsday Celebration—Lori Hill
Deadly Passions: Guy Maddin on his sensual, threatening Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary.—Sam Adams
Bad Faith: The shoddy Capturing the Friedmans betrays its already beleaguered subjects.—Sam Adams
Under Arrest: Ron Shelton’s anticop movie cop movie.—Cindy Fuchs
Screen Picks—Sam Adams
In iPod He Trusts: DJ Botany 500 inserts his brain into a little white box and rents it out.—Patrick Rapa
Angelo Cho—Peter Burwasser
Beat Box—Ainé Ardron-Doley
The Gig—Nate Chinen on Jazz
DJ Nights—Sean O'Neal
Ed Harcourt—Andrew Parks
Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra—Peter Burwasser
Erin McKeown—Nancy Armstrong
Electric Six—Paul Burress
Kathleen Edwards—Nicole Pensiero
Ted Leo/Pharmacists—Brian Howard
Bubble Rap: The “King of Hot Tubs” shares some steamy tales.—Debra Auspitz
boxscore: Rating the week in TV.
Zoobilee 2003—A.D. Amorosi
Black Relationship Healing Retreat—Ainé Ardron-Doley
Better Late Than Never: Inclement weather has delayed the pick-your-own berry season.—Elisa Ludwig