Table of contents for week of July 4, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
The first hot day of the season on June 25 was accompanied by another mainstay of summer — an ozone alert. Ian Donnis reports on the environment.
The sixth annual Muzzle Awards: Dan Kennedy recognizes ten who undermined freedom of speech and personal liberties.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Power to the people
Out There: Cock Talk by Steve Almond
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: In Limbo
Plus, this just in:
OUT AND ABOUT: Everett finds its strength in community
OFF THE BEATEN PATH: Hidden finds discoverd on North Main
Astrology: Moon Signs
The song's the thing: Bob Gulla covers Ben Folds as the one man band follows his heart
Bob Gulla also reports on the gaggle of Best Music Poll winners and nominees gathering at the Ocean Mist in Matunuck this weekend.
Also, short reviews of:
Randy Weston: MOSAIC SELECT 4
R.L. Burnside: FIRST RECORDINGS
Dennis Brown: THE PROMISED LAND
Northern State: DYING IN STEREO
Bruce Cockburn: YOU’VE NEVER SEEN EVERYTHING
Edwyn Collins: DOCTOR SYNTAX
And, last but not least, Roadtripping
Gary Susman finds that Legally Blonde 2: Red White and Blonde often falls flatter than a six-month-old perm.
This week's trailers:
SINBAD: LEGEND OF THE SEVEN SEAS
TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES
Worth the Trip: The Gallic Film Fest at the MFA
Bill Rodriguez finds that the Theatre-By-the-Sea’s brave undertaking, the musical Chicago, has snap and verve.
Bill Rodriguez also reviews the Trinity troupe's outdoor performance of Richard III
Worth the Trip: The Producers
Worth the Trip: The Music Hall Follies in Portsmouth, plus the Saigon Water Puppets and Frente de Danza Independiente
Bill Rodriguez on In the Land of the Blind: Providence art scene mainstay Ruth Dealy's paintings on display at RISD.
The Democratic Party's current leadership, says Danny Goldberg, is screwing with the pop-culture passions of the very people whose votes it needs to turn the Republican tide. Ted Drozdowski discusses Goldberg's new book.
Hot Dots Monday, 9:00 (2) The American Experience: Bataan Rescue. Unlike the heroic rescue of Jessica Lynch, this actually happened.
Bill Rodriguez says the Cactus Grille is back, big time.
The Best 2002