Table of contents for week of August 27, 2004
Brian C. Jones talks to commuters and employees about the effects of the proposed cuts to RITA, Providence's public transportation.
Dan Kennedy asks the question, Could the Florida fiasco of the 2000 election happen again? Dan Kennedy breaks it down for readers.
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX'S ROOKIES' GUIDE
Ben Yaster offers suggestions on getting around Providence and savoring all of Providence's nooks and crannies.
Alexander Provan and William St. James Smith give you the sports that can occupy your time while in Providence.
We all have to eat, but we don't all have the money to spend. Johnette Rodriguez gives the ins-and-outs of eating cheap in Providence.
Jessica Grosse has the guide to religion for those seeking to worship in ways a little off the mainstream.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Bush leaguers
Out There: Through a blog darkly
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Fables of the haircut
Savage Love: Phallacies
Plus, this just in:
MEDIA: 'Streamlining' sparks cuts at WRNI
DOG DAYS: Pondering the relationship with man's canine friend
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla talks to State of Corruption about staying true to their rock-rap roots for over a decade and their new record.
Robert Earl Keens chats with Bob Gulla about the colorful palette and unpredictable sound that is Keens' music.
Matt Ashare praises VH1 for their documentary, Soundtrack to War, an honest look at the soldiers in Iraq and their music.
Also, short reviews of:
Various Artists: TWISTED DISCO
G. Love & Special Sauce: THE HUSTLE
The Corrs: BORROWED HEAVEN
Positive Flow: POSITIVE FLOW FEAT. DONNA GARDIER
Junior Brown: DOWN HOME CHROME
Dr. John: N’AWLINZ: DIS DAT OR D’UDDA
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: A Rose by any other name
Chris Fujiwara calls Hero a film about power.
This week's trailers:
BENJI: OFF THE LEASH!
EXORCIST: THE BEGINNING
SUPERBABIES: BABY GENIUSES 2
Mike Miliard talks with Dave Attell about Insomniac and his loves, alcohol, porn and cigarettes, as Newport readies for his appearance.
Bill Rodriguez reviews Graceland and Other Tales, a story about two southern fried women who fight over who is the bigger Elvis fan, just days before Graceland is open to the public for the first time. Rodriguez calls it a picture of a tough-upper-lip, good-humored matriarch.
All My Sons has Bill Rodriguez reeling in his seat from some powerful performances.
Worth the Trip:
Cyrano de Bergerac at the Consolati Performing Arts Center, Sheffield.
The Comedy of Errors presented by Shakespeare & Company at its Founders’ Theatre, Lenox.
Say You Love Satan at the Boston Center for the Arts .
Worth the Trip:
"Art Deco 1910–1939" at the Museum of Fine Arts.
Peter Keough calls David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas, "not only self-reflexive but self-reviewing."
Hot dots: MONDAY 30: 1:00 a.m. (2) The Trial (movie). Orson Welles's 1962 adaptation of Franz Kafka's futuristic look at the criminal-justice system under John Ashcroft. Tony Perkins stars.
With one bite of O Dinis' food, Johnette Rodriguez feels transported to Portugal.