Table of contents for week of October 3, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Critics rap Rhode Island’s largest health insurer, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, as a near-monopoly more interested in strengthening its franchise than serving the public good. Steven Stycos reports.
Bob Gulla talks with Great White’s Jack Russell about trying to help the Station survivors.
"Site matters." Did development pressure block the best choice for the state's next training school? By Ian Donnis.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: A.G. M.I.A. . . .
Out There: About face
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Carcass of love
Plus, this just in:
CITYWATCH: Activists press Rising Sun developer on tax agreement
ACTION SPEAKS: Occupation expert glum on Iraq outlook
Astrology: Moon Signs
"Cosmic psychos." Bob Gulla describes how Sasquatch & the Sick-a-Billys get a groove on.
R.E.M. remain on the cutting edge in the digital age. By Brett Milano.
Also, short reviews of:
SARAH BRIGHTMAN: HAREM
ALLISON MOORER: SHOW
SONGS: OHIA: MAGNOLIA ELECTRIC CO.
SEAL: SEAL IV
CHRIS SMITHER: TRAIN HOME
TEENAGE FANCLUB: FOUR THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND SIXTY SECONDS: A SHORTCUT TO TEENAGE FANCLUB
LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III: SO DAMN HAPPY?
Go for a ride: Roadtripping
Peter Keough says School of Rock is a feel-good movie that actually feels good.
Worth the Trip: The films of Rainer Werner Fassbinder at the Harvard Film Archive
Bill Rodriguez says 2nd Story Theatre's production of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance is masterful.
Worth the Trip: Memphis
Johnette Rodriguez reviews Festiva Ballet’s fiery Carmen in "Lust for life."
"Small Wonders." Bill Rodriguez calls the Art*o*mat a delightful machine.
Worth the Trip: Pat Keck’s kinetic menagerie
Bill Rodriguez chats with Barbara Garson about economic globalization.
Ross Feld explores the tumult of Philip Guston in Guston in Time. Review by William Corbett.
Hot dots: Saturday 11:30 (10) Saturday Night Live. The season opener, with guest host Jack Black (star of the just-released film School of Rock) and musical guest John Mayer. By Clif Garboden.
Culinary foot soldier Bill Rodriguez partakes of The Cuban Revolution.
The Best 2002