Table of contents for week of July 16, 2004
Brian C. Jones investigates what kind of impact Bank of America taking over Fleet will have on Rhode Island.
Michael Bronski examines why some queer political activists are raising questions about the limits and long-term worth of same-sex marriage.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: ‘The Journalist’ invades Boston
Out There: Walk this way
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Conjugal visit
Savage Love: Tit for tat
Plus, this just in:
ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION: People’s School seeks to make learning personal
ANNALS OF OVERREACH: Making a federal case out of political art
CITYWATCH: Paolino prevails in demolition of Gulf station
Astrology: Moon Signs
One man's dedication has a line of drummers drumming for his family's benefit. Bob Gulla reminisces with friends of Russ Camire and makes plans for Berklee College's annual luau, Jake's Bar & Grill's fifth anniversary and much, much more.
Move over Britney, a new generation of Disney's teen stars are picking up where she left off. Hillary Duff and JoJo are make their way onto the stage.
Caetano Veloso puts a foreign spin on American music with his new album Foreign Sound.
Also, short reviews of:
Toots and the Maytals: TRUE LOVE
Lee Burridge: 24:7
King Wilkie: BROKE
Eyedea & Abilities: E&A
The Silent League: THE ORCHESTRA, SADLY, HAS REFUSED
Jesse Malin: THE HEAT
Dave Matthews Band: THE GORGE
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: The Simpsons go calypso
This week's trailers:
A CINDERELLA STORY
"Beyond Therapy goes far beyond Neil Simon, into a place that makes us think and feel as well as laugh," says Bill Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip:
Invasion of Pleasure Valley at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre.
Life X 3 at the Gloucester Stage Company.
Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha, a Jungian Fantasy at the Berkshire Theatre Festival’s Unicorn Theatre.
In their first East Coast appearance, the Los Angeles-based Brockus Dance Project, Island Moving Co., will perform outside at Fort Adams State Park, Ocean Drive, Newport. By Johnette Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip:
"Shocked and Awed" at the CMAC; Kerry at Kayafas; "Particpatory Democracy" at Art Interactive.
Clea Simon calls Sarah Messer's first novel, Red House: Being a Mostly Accurate Account of New England's Oldest Continuously Lived-In House, a "compelling memoir."
Hot dots: SATURDAY 17: 8:00 (10) End of Days (movie). This faux dramatic title, worthy of a translated French melodrama set during the Jazz Age is about how Satan comes to America looking for a wife.
For eating and gazing at the ocean without going broke, Johnette Rodriguez recommends West Bay Gourmet's buffet spread or a picnic supper on Narragansett Town Beach with food from West Bay Gourmet.
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