Table of contents for week of December 5, 2003
NEWS & FEATURES
Catherine Tumber warns lenders of Sallie Mae's unethical loan practices.
Meet the man who achieved the remarkable feat of prompting us to laugh at our grave new world after 9/11 when Chris Wright talks with David Rees.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: What's in a name?
Out There: Tune in, turn on, shut up
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Shooting off
Plus, this just in:
AS THE PROJO TURNS: The Guild goes on a media offensive
BEHIND BARS: DOC puts budget squeeze on inmates
ACTIVISM: PIRG builds its profile in R.I.
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla gives the 411 on the Technicolor dimensions of the Smokestack Lightninís music and other bands playing in and around Providence.
Bob Gulla goes for the gut and explores the world of songwriter Erin McKeown.
From one microphone to a full studio, Bob Koester's recording company, Delmark Records, has been producing the best of blues and jazz for 50 years. By Ted Drozdowski.
Also, short reviews of:
ANONYMOUS 4: WOLCUM YULE: CELTIC AND BRITISH SONGS AND CAROLS
JAMES "BLOOD" ULMER : NO ESCAPE FROM THE BLUES: THE ELECTRIC LADY SESSIONS
THE HIGH DIALS: A NEW DEVOTION
BROOKVILLE: WONDERFULLY NOTHING
KLEZMER CONSERVATORY BAND: A TASTE OF PARADISE
GARIKAYI TIRIKOTI: MAIDEI
Go for a ride: Roadtripping
Peter Keough hopes that The Last Samurai is exactly that, the last samurai.
This week's trailers:
Worth the Trip: "Family Bonds: New Films from Europe" at the Harvard Film Archive December 5 through 17.
Don't be a scrooge. Bill Rodriguez recommends bringing in the holiday season with Trinity Repís A Christmas Carol.
The Polar Express, a modern Christmas story, is brought to life by a group of talented young dancers. By Johnette Rodriguez.
Seán Curran's dance company brings laughter and controversy to Rhode Island College. By Johnette Rodriguez.
Carolyn Clay calls Angels in America a "ferocious and fanciful look back at the plague-ridden, politically blindered 1980s."
Hot dots: Tuesday, 7:30 (2) Frontline: The Alternative Fix. A look at the mushrooming popularity of "complimentary" and alternative medical treatments.
If you weren't hungry before, you will be now. Bill Rodriguez stirs taste buds with his review of Siciliaís multiple pizza combinations.
The Best 2002