Table of contents for week of November 14, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Brian C. Jones looks over the hardships of winter on the poor, while local activists work on keeping those less fortunate warm and others dispute the tab.
The Providence Journal sets a double standard when labor issues pop up in its own backyard. By Ian Donnis.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: President No-show
Out There: The corrections
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Hooking up
Plus, this just in:
ANNALS OF LABOR: Health-care unions eye possible merger
UNCIVIL LIBERTIES: Black Muslims face 9-11 backlash
HUMAN RIGHTS: Activist cites ongoing plight of Turkey's Kurds
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla speaks with Wheat about their new album Per Second Per Second Per Second. It's different from their other stuff, but he calls it one of the very best pop records of the year.
Emo bands Saves the Day and Something Corporate have cleaned up their jagged edges on their new releases, says Sean Richardson.
Also, short reviews of:
VARIOUS ARTISTS: FESTIVAL IN THE DESERT
ME’SHELL NDEGÉOCELLO: COMFORT WOMAN
SUICIDE COMMANDO: AXIS OF EVIL
RODNEY CROWELL:FATE’S RIGHT HAND
QUASI: HOT SHIT
NICHOLAS PAYTON: SONIC TRANCE
JEANNE LEE: NATURAL AFFINITIES
Go for a ride: Roadtripping
Director Peter Weir does a good job of bringing a bit of 19th century action to the 21st century screen with the film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, says Peter Keough.
This week's trailers:
LOONEY TUNES: BACK IN ACTION
Worth the Trip: The Boston Festival of Films from Iran at the Museum of Fine Arts November 13 to December 13..
Feel like listening to an old friend telling tales of the past? Well, that is just how Diane Ferlatte tells her stories at the the National Black Storytelling Festival in Providence, reports Johnette Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip:
Fringe benefits at the Boston Center for Arts
Fusionworks customarily offers annual concerts in the spring and summer, but this year take advantage of their performance at Rhode Island College on November 21 and 22. By Johnette Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip: Outer limits and local monuments
Jim Macnie interviews Harry Horenstein and discusses his Honky Tonk black and white visions of the bluegrass community.
Richard C. Walls says that Martin Amis goes overboard this time with his new book Yellow Dog.
The time has come to say goodbye to all those shows that didn't make the cut. By Joyce Millman.
Hot dots: WEDNESDAY 8:00 (2) JFK: Breaking the News. A documentary on the broadcast coverage of the JFK assassination 40 years ago. Most of our readers weren't born; we were in high school and found out when the school PA system suddenly came on.
The Best 2002