Table of contents for week of May 16, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Ian Donnis on the shape of things to come for the Cicilline administration.
The real significance of the Jayson Blair scandal lies not in race, says Dan Kennedy, but in the weaknesses it revealed in the New York Times' mighty editor, Howell Raines.
If some hawks viewed the Cold War as World War III, they now see the war on terrorism as World War IV - and expect it to be just as long and ideological. Richard Byrne takes a look at the ideas of former CIA director James Woolsey.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Lady in mourning
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Suffering Suzanne
Plus, this just in:
MANAGED CARE : Minimum staffing of nurses sparks debate
NIGHTLIFE : Providence eyes clubs and bars to help fund patrols
LETíS PARTY : AS220 sets the lure for fun-crazed fools
In Bob Gulla's latest soundcheck, he listens to Donnybrook, the Cringe, Illustrious Day, and more
Matt Ashare looks back on Uncle Tupelo, the band who invented alterna-country.
Also, short reviews of:
Duke Robillard & Herb Ellis :
MORE CONVERSATIONS IN SWING
Cobra Verde : EASY LISTENING
The Special Goodness : LAND AIR SEA
Arab Strap : MONDAY AT THE HUG AND PINT
The Fleshtones : DO YOU SWING?
Darkest Hour : HIDDEN HANDS OF A SADIST NATION
Mstislav Rostropovich/Orchestre de Paris : DUTILLEUX AND LUTOSLAWSKI: CELLO CONCERTOS
Last but not least, Roadtripping.
Gary Susman says The Matrix reloads with more than blanks.
This week's trailers:
DOWN WITH LOVE
COWBOY BEBOP:THE MOVIE
Johnette Rodriguez says Profiles & Shadows doesnít take flight.
Bill Rodriguez sees Paula Vogel learn to thrive.
Bill Rodriguez sneaks a peek at Memory and Synesthesia at Hera Gallery, and goes behind the scenes at Rhode Island Treasures.
Rory Raven reads delightfully deceiving new tomes by Alex Boese and Ricky Jay.
Hot Dots: Tuesday, 10:00 (2) Secrets of the Dead: The Lost Vikings. They're probably just late.
Bill Rodriguez finds a feast of starters at Ran Zan.
The Best 2002