Table of contents for week of May 23, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Although tax hikes are seen as political poison, raising the state income tax would have a modest impact on most taxpayers ó 67 cents a week ó and represents the most equitable way of solving Rhode Islandís $225 million deficit. Brian C. Jones reports.
Chip Young is On the Ball and Off the Wall: Singh reveals himself as a cowardly blowhard. Plus, more of the same from the BoSox
In spite of the Bush administration's sexy photo ops and ringing declarations of victory in the campaigns against terrorism, Al Qaeda is still alive and well. Apparently, hubris hasn't gotten us very far.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Blood from a stone
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Family matters
Plus, this just in:
GOOD FOR US : Phoenix wins six awards in latest RIPA competition
THE ENVIRONMENT : Industry moves to weaken model mercury restriction
AS THE PROJO TURNS : A brief respite from the union-management standoff
In "Out There," Steve Almond says, "War? Mais oui!"
Bub Gulla oversees a demo derby between Emery Vesch, Sibling Rivalry, and Flav Martin
Sean Richardson on Marilyn Manson and The Matrix Reloaded.
Also, short reviews of:
Gary Lucas : OPERATORS ARE STANDING BY: THE ESSENTIAL GARY LUCAS 1988-1996
Jaga Jazzist : THE STIX
Patricia Kaas : PIANO BAR
The Long Winters : WHEN I PRETEND TO FALL
Prick : THE WRECKARD
Seether : DISCLAIMER
Blur : THINK TANK
And, last but not least, Roadtripping
Gary Susman says Jim Carrey is divine once more.
This week's trailers:
RAISING VICTOR VARGAS
Johnette Rodriguez finds the circle of life in Rose Weaverís Menopause Mama
Johnette Rodriguez watches the fantastic Five Artists shine at Carriage House
Bill Rodriguez travels Vartan Gregorianís long and winding Roads .
Joyce Millman on Nigella Lawson's sensuous kitchen, and grand finales from Alias and The Guardian.
Hot Dots Wednesday, 9:00 (44) West Point. Recapping the 200-year history of teaching the art of killing on the Hudson.
Johnette Rodriguez gets a taste of Vietnam at Saigon Cafe.
The Best 2002