Table of contents for week of April 1, 2005
Ian Donnis comes back from Red Sox's spring training with high hopes.
Dan Kennedy looks at the media's part in the Terri Schiavo case and the effects it has and will have on Michael Schiavo for years to come.
Camille Dodero climbs the hemp timeline of High Times' high times.
Forget bird watching, Johnette Rodriguez knows the springtime opportunities to glimpse the animal kingdom.
Hibernation season is over, come out of your cave and check out the outdoor adventures Cristi Laquer recommends.
April showers bring May flowers, wild greens, dandelions, lamb's quarters, sorrel, purslane, and violets. Johnette Rodriguez gardens and eats springtime dishes.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Babes in sprawl land
Out There: Plastic makes perfect?
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Just friends?
Savage Love: Show some restraint
Plus, this just in:
THE SCHIAVO CASE: Resisting politics disguised as faith
TALKING POLITICS: Chafee reigns supreme, for now
ANNALS OF LABOR: Conservatives hit unions while they're down
Astrology: Moon Signs
After 10 years together, Planet Groove has discovered the sound they were meant to have together. Bob Gulla e-mails with the band's percussionist and co-founder, Ajay Coletta.
With the release of Guero and a New York Times review, it seems Beck has been accepted as an artist. By Matt Ashare.
Also, short reviews of:
Bloc Party: SILENT ALARM
Blue Merle: BURNING IN THE SUN
Charming Hostess: SARAJEVO BLUES
John Doe: FOREVER HASNíT HAPPENED YET
The Grascals: THE GRASCALS
Mono: WALKING CLOUD AND DEEP RED SKY, FLAG FLUTTERED AND THE SUN SHINED
Pigeon John: SINGS THE BLUES!
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Hella-va good time
It would be a sin not to see Sin City. By Peter Keough.
Melinda and Melinda: Comedy, tragedy, or both? Peter Keough has the answer.
This week's trailers:
THE UPSIDE OF ANGER
Worth the Trip:
"Jewishfilm.2005: From Auschwitz to America and Israel" at Brandeis University.
"The Fourth Boston Turkish Film Festival"
at the Museum of Fine Arts.
The youngest actress to play Roxie Hart and the first Mexican to play a female lead on Broadway, Bianca Marroquin is a hit in Chicago. Bill Rodriguez talks with Marroquin about the experience.
Johnette Rodriguez says, "Gamm Theatre's Oleanna comes into its own, as the contemporary parable Mamet meant it to be."
Worth the Trip:
Measure for Measure at the Jorge HernŠndez Cultural Center.
Living Out at the Lyric Stage Company.
Culture Clash in AmeriCCa at the Virginia Wimberly Theatre.
The artists in the "Memory, Identity and Place" exhibition at Hera Gallery invite you to join them on a journey through their minds and places. By Bill Rodriguez.
Hot dots: TUESDAY 5: 10:00 (2) Misunderstood Minds. How to separate the truly lazy and stupid from the kids with learning disabilities. Following five families as they work with experts to determine why their kids can't learn.
A mariachi band played in Bill Rodriguez's head, while Don José's food danced in his tummy.