Table of contents for week of July 02, 2004
Dan Kennedy doles out the dubious honor of the muzzle awards the Phoenix bestows upon 10 people ranging from National villains such as John Ashcroft to local villains like Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney.
Jason Vest exposes the identity of anonymous, the author of the book Imperial Hubris.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: The Smith Hill barnyard
Out There: Hair today, gone tomorrow
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Hot dish
Savage Love: It’s electric
Plus, this just in:
TRASH TALK: RI faces space crunch for garbage
REFLECTIONS: Are we doing our freedom proud?
LOCAL MOTION : A more bike-friendly city remains slow in coming
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla begs the question, Does a band have to leave Providence to succeed?
Sean Richardson talks to Incubus drummer José Pasillas about the band's new release A Crow Left of the Murder.
Franklin Soults reviews the Beastie Boys new album and debates whether this found-again fame is over their political agenda or the fact that this is their first album in six years.
Also, short reviews of:
Eleni Mandell: AFTERNOON
The Fever: RED BEDROOM
Kid Rock: KID ROCK
The Icarus Line: PENANCE SOIREE
Charlie Mars: CHARLIE MARS
Little Louie Vega: SOUL HEAVEN: LONDON AND IBIZA
Leni Stern: WHEN EVENING FALLS
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Bawitdaba and so forth
Spider-Man 2 brings back memories of Peter Keough's childhood comic book collection.
Peter Keough reviews the film Control Room.
Bill Rodriguez says, Morning at Seven is studded with memorably funny moments and even some knee-slappers.
"There is nothing dull about the zippy production of Two Gentlemen of Verona by the Trinity Summer Project troupe. These industrious young actors perform the trimmed, intermissionless 90 minutes with enough energy to light up a small hamlet, never mind an audience," says Bill Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip:
The Miser at the Loeb Drama Center .
at the Colonial Theatre .
Sweet Charity at the Consolati Performing Arts Center.
With mixed media, Ana Flores guides us through Cuba through the eyes of a six-year-old and the maturity of an adult in her exhibit, "Cuba Journal/Un Diario Cubano." By Bill Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip:
"Natércia Caneira: The Limits of Softness," at the Genovese/Sullivan Gallery.
From the best of Abba to that American guitarist Jimi Hendrix, critics and musicians write personal stories about their favorite musicians, music, and albums in the Continuum Books' 33 1/3 series. Mike Miliard absorbs it all.
"Everyday People is a dialogue-driven film in which each scene amounts to a philosophical showdown that can’t be neatly resolved," says Matt Ashare.
Hot dots: FRIDAY 2: 5:00 (44) On Stage at the White House: The Governors' Dinner. A semi-documentary/semi-concert program watching the Bushes host all 50 US governors. The documentary shows us how they prepare to party. The concert features Natalie Cole
Can't afford a trip to New Orleans, but love that Cajun Creole food? Johnette Rodriguez recommends Quarter Bar & Grille for a New Orleans taste in a Rhode Island world.
The Best 2002