Table of contents for week of February 13, 2004
NEWS & FEATURES
As inspectors try to stop another catastrophe, Providence's musical underground is left without a home. By Ian Donnis.
They are the children of the future, so why can't we get the government to secure their day-care? Brian C. Jones speaks with Melida Brito about Providence day-care workers unionizing.
The face-off. Dan Kennedy predicts the political punches, a war full of lies vs. the liberal.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Where are P&J?
Out There: Love at first bite
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Sartorial splendor
Plus, this just in:
REEL LIFE: Invigorating the Columbus Theatre proves difficult
HEALTH-CARE PRIORITIES: Flu bug spreads infectious hype
GLOBALIZATION: Activists cite World Social Forum lessons
Astrology: Moon Signs
Whether you feel like going out or staying in, Bob Gulla has several ways for you to immerse into the Providence music scene.
Jon Garelick reviews Nora Jones' new album, Feels like Home.
No breasts were bared, but the Grammys still managed to pull off a sexy spectacle of performers. Matt Ashare gives his opinion on the Grammys.
Also, short reviews of:
HIMSA: COURTING TRAGEDY AND DISASTER
JON VICKERS, SARAH CALDWELL, OPERA COMPANY OF BOSTON: BERLIOZ: BENVENUTO CELLINI
V/A: THE ROUGH GUIDE TO AFRICAN RAP
THE BRILLIANT MISTAKE : DUMB LUCK
SWELL: WHENEVER YOU’RE READY
FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY CIVILIZATION
10,000 MANIACS CAMPFIRE SONGS: THE POPULAR, OBSCURE AND UNKNOWN RECORDINGS
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Heart-shaped rock
Shakespeare with a twist. In Good Night Desdemona, the Providence College’s Blackfriars Theatre team adds a comical twist to Shakespeare's tragedies. By Bill Rodriguez.
Love is in the air. VMA Arts & Cultural Center will celebrate this romantic holiday with Mihailo Djuric's rendition of Firebird. By Johnette Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip:
The Merry Wives of Windsor at Trinity Repertory Company.
Hughie and A Pound on Demand at Trinity Repertory Company.
Conspiracy of Memory at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre.
Johnette Rodriguez talks with Rennie Harris about his group, PureMovement's interpretation of Romeo and Juliet — Rome and Jewels.
Hot dots: FRIDAY 13: 9:00 (64) National Geographic Presents: Wild Sex. Okay, we can all figure out that this is about animal courtship rituals, but the fact that's it's on Fox is bound to confuse some viewers. Janet Jackson narrates. (Until 10 p.m.)
Johnette Rodriguez gives her criteria for a romantic dinning setting.
Bill Rodriguez's review of Luigi's will make your mouth water and your tummy rumble.
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