Table of contents for week of October 10, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Rhode Island's most influential people in the Arts community. Profiles of eight who make a difference.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Sold out
Out There: On the job
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Naked truth
Plus, this just in:
UNCIVIL LIBERTIES: Providence residents press anti-Patriot Act stance
CITYWATCH: Heritage Harbor project faces uncertainty
GETTING MEDIEVAL: Escapism and quasi-fetishism blur at Renaissance Faire
Astrology: Moon Signs
Even with a broken rib, Greg Abate is still tearing it up on sax. Bob Gulla reports.
Two Atlanta-based rap acts, Bubba Sparxxx and Outkast, drop ambitious new albums. Review by Franklin Soults.
Ted Drozdowski says North, the new album from critical favorite and indie-rock legend Elvis Costello, is a big letdown.
Also, short reviews of:
ERYKAH BADU: WORLDWIDE UNDERGROUND EP
COWBOY MOUTH: UH-OH
THE ENGLISH CONSORT, ANDREW MANZE: MOZART: NIGHT MUSIC
HAUJOBB: VERTICAL THEORY
THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE: LIVE AT BERKELEY
SWITCHFOOT: THE BEAUTIFUL LETDOWN
Go for a ride: Roadtripping
Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill opens this week, and Peter Keough says its stylish exuberance is impressive, but is emotionally and spiritually empty.
This week's trailers:
STEP INTO LIQUID
STOKED: THE RISE AND FALL OF GATOR
LOST IN TRANSLATION
Perishable Theatreís 11th International Womenís Playwriting Festival takes big chances and makes the most of them, according to Bill Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip:
A Man of No Importance
He She Them
Bill Rodriguez says the Hera Gallery's new show, American Democracy Under Siege, is more thoughtful than strident. And that's a good thing.
Also by Bill Rodriguez, a conversation with Roz Chast, cartoonist for the New Yorker.
Literary legend Saul Bellow's first three novels are now available in a single volume, and Steve Vineberg says reading them is a stirring experience.
"Clap if you believe in fairies." Queer Eye saves Americaís guys from themselves; plus Ellenís happy talk. By Joyce Millman.
Hot dots: TUESDAY 7:30 (2) La Plaza: El Tiante: A Red Sox Story. As pennant fever grips the Hub, La Plaza digs out this profile of exiled Cuban hurler Luis Tiant. By Clif Garboden.
Johnette Rodriguez enjoys dining above the din at Pinelliís Cucina and Twist.
The Best 2002