Table of contents for week of October 29, 2004
Ian Donnis speaks with Republicans and Democrats, as Republicans fight for more seats in the General Assembly.
November 2 is near and every vote will count, so how seriously are students taking their political responsibility? Brian C. Jones and journalism students at Salve Regina University talk to students about their politics.
We refuse to hide our feelings any longer (as if we ever did), GO KERRY!
Dan Kennedy uncovers a few of the Bush administration's dirty little secrets.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: ’Utes unite!
Out There: Waiting to inhale
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Get real
Savage Love: Making the cut
Plus, this just in:
CITYWATCH: Neighbors squelch cruising at East Side park
PRESERVATION: Question Six proponents hail the Cranston Street Armory
THE SPORTING LIFE: An act of contrition for the Red Sox
Astrology: Moon Signs
Local bands are busy popping rockin' albums out and Bob Gulla is busy reviewing them.
Like a three legged dog R.E.M. has finally learned to run without their fourth leg, or in this case, fourth band mate. Matt Ashare talks with Michael Stipe about their new album, Around the Sun.
Jonathan Perry talks with Ian McLagan about Faces: Five Guys Walk into a Bar . . . ," a new, exhaustively researched and lovingly compiled four-disc box set that teems with treats culled from the group's relatively brief (1969-1975) but offhandedly brilliant history."
Also, short reviews of:
Various Artists: ROCK AGAINST BUSH VOL. 1 and 2
Tears for Fears: EVERYONE LOVES A HAPPY ENDING
Otto Klemperer/Janet Baker/Philharmonia Orchestra : BRAHMS: THE FOUR SYMPHONIES, ETC.
Spanish for Hitchhiking: THE STARLING
Dave Burrell Full-Blown Trio: EXPANSION
Mosquitos: SUNSHINE BARATO
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Still not easy being Green
This week's trailers:
Worth the Trip:
Goodbye Dragon Inn
at the Harvard Film Archive and the Brattle Theatre.
Bill Rodriguez says, "Anna In the Tropics is a love song to romance and trust in one's heart, a lyrical flight that at the same time keeps its feet squarely on the ground."
"In Suicide in B-Flat, Sam Shepard reminds us, and himself, that the output of creative genius is immortal. Even if brilliant artists crumple up their lives and discard them, we can smooth out what they leave us and be amazed," says Bill Rodriguez.
Dare to be scared? Ira Levin's Veronica's Room leaves the audience in suspense as they try to solve the mystery. By Bill Rodriguez.
A Little Lower Than the Angels shows all sides of the hypocrisy of slavery and racism in the north. By Bill Rodriguez.
Carolyn Clay says, Trinity's ambitious Henriad burns steadily, with a director-adjustable flame.
Worth the Trip:
Ears on a Beatle at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston.
Elaine Stritch at Liberty at the Wilbur Theatre.
Dana Kletter says Margot Livesey's true achievement in the book, Banishing Verona, is "the creation of characters who quicken a story about the nature of love into a story about the mutability of truth."
Hot dots: SUNDAY 31: 9:00 (44) Independent Lens: The Political Dr. Seuss. A look at Ted Geisel's early political cartooning.
From the egg, ham and cheese sandwich and pancakes to the Phil's Philly and grilled chicken Caesar salad wrap, Bill Rodriguez makes the rounds, stopping at all of Phil's Restaurants for breakfast and lunch.