Table of contents for week of October 31, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Although the 2004 campaign is shaping up as a watershed for the Internet, it will take more than keyboarding alone to revive civic engagement. Ian Donnis reports on digital campaigning.
A mild-mannered physician is turning heads in New Hampshire with his political e-mail newsletter. Dan Kennedy talks with Dr. Bill Siroty.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Yikes, Jim!
Out There: Carried away
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Make believe
Plus, this just in:
HUMAN RIGHTS: Traveling film fest returns for a fresh run
CITYWATCH: Taking the long view of Providence architecture
AS THE PROJO TURNS: Contract talks prove elusive
Astrology: Moon Signs
Jazz pianist Al Copley has released his first new album in ten years. He talks with Bob Gulla about his musical philosophy.
Also, short reviews of:
JULIANE BANSE AND ANDRÁS SCHIFF: SONGS OF DEBUSSY AND MOZART
THE LITTLE KILLERS: THE LITTLE KILLERS
SINÉAD O'CONNOR: SHE WHO DWELLS IN THE SECRET PLACE OF THE MOST HIGH SHALL ABIDE UNDER THE SHADOW OF THE ALMIGHTY
BROADCAST: HAHA SOUND
DAVID BYRNE: LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION: MUSIC FROM THE FILM YOUNG ADAM
THE SUICIDE MACHINES: A MATCH AND SOME GASOLINE
Go for a ride: Roadtripping
Some people will do whatever it takes to make it big, whether they deserve to or not. The prime example is Mike Messier, creator of such autobiographical documentaries as I Deserve to Be a Celebrity. Bill Rodriguez reports.
It's been six long months since The Matrix Reloaded, but the third and final film in the series, The Matrix Revolutions, is finally here. Gary Susman has the review.
This week's trailers:
Worth the Trip: The Boston Jewish Film Festival.
Hairspray, based on the John Waters film, is irrepressible fun, according to Carolyn Clay.
It's hard to do Shakespeare wrong, but even harder to do it right. Bill Rodriguez says Providence College nails Much Ado About Nothing.
Also by Bill Rodriguez, Tom Sgouros's one-man show, Judy, or What Is It Like To Be A Robot? makes you laugh and think.
Worth the Trip:
Butley at the Boston University Theatre.
Haymarket at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre.
Peter Carey's latest tale, My Life As a Fake, crosses creation myths with literary gamesmanship and Australia's ideas about itself. Review by Clea Simon.
Make sure to try the cheese plate at Gracie's, which Johnette Rodriguez says is welcoming and wonderful.
The Best 2002