Table of contents for week of July 09, 2004
Ian Donnis heads to the streets of downtown Providence for reactions to the downtown makeover.
Dan Kennedy pages through Bill Clinton's My Life.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Eye(brows) on the prize
Out There: Memo to God
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Use your head
Savage Love: Inner workings
Plus, this just in:
IRAQ: Examining the human cost of war
PREVENTION: Anti-crime program highlights a glaring need
MISMANAGED CARE: Imperious manner remains steady at Blue Cross
Astrology: Moon Signs
'Tis the season for CD release parties. Bob Gulla reviews the Cringe's new EP Love Is Steel and tells the Phoenix's musically inclined readers what's going on in Providence.
Ted Drozdowski says, "the gritty playing, the vulnerability and anger in Smith's lyrics and vocal performances, makes The Cure the Cure's best album since 1989's potent Disintegration."
Carly Carioli reflects on the history of Metal as Metal legends Judas Priest release their box set Metalogy.
Matt Ashare takes a trip down Black Sabbath memory lane after hearing their new box set, Black Box: The Complete Original Black Sabbath 1970-1978.
Another box set. As Ozzfest 2004 approaches, Slayer announces the return of their original drummer Dave Lombardo and the release of their box set, Soundtrack to the Apocalypse.
Also, short reviews of:
Nickelback: THE LONG ROAD
Division of Laura Lee: DAS NOT COMPUTE
The Catheters: HOWLING . . . IT GROWS AND GROWS
Patti Scialfa: 23rd STREET LULLABY
Gary U.S. Bonds: BACK IN 20
Otto Klemperer Covent Garden Orchestra and Chorus: BEETHOVEN: FIDELIO
Leftover Salmon: LEFTOVER SALMON
Go for a ride:
Steven Vineberg reminisces about Marlon Brando.
Bill Rodriguez talks with Alexander Rose about father-son relations and his new film Call It Fiction.
This week's trailers:
Worth the Trip:
The 9th Annual Boston French Film Festival
at the Museum of Fine.
"Orson Welles: Rogue Genius" at the Brattle.
Johnette Rodriguez says, Ricardo Pitts-Wiley's play, Waiting for Bessie Smith, threads the indomitable spirits of Bessie Smith and Sissieretta Jones through the music to create a combo that is bound to captivate audiences.
Johnette Rodriguez talks with Big Apple Circus ringmaster Paul Binder under the big top.
Worth the Trip:
As You Like It in the Founders’ Theatre at Shakespeare & Company.
Lettice and Lovage
in the Spring Lawn Theatre at Shakespeare & Company.
Lisa Weisstuch says, Julian Barnes' death tales in The Lemon Table are to Barnes's novels what a Rembrandt portrait is to a Bruegel landscape.
Hot dots: TUESDAY 13: 9:00 (44) Indie Select: How's Your News? Getting a little high-concept here. Five reporters from Martha's Vineyard's Camp Jabberwocky for the mentally and physically handicapped set out across America in a van to interview the population.
Bill Rodriguez calls Gertrudes Galley "a good place for healthy human appetites."
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