Table of contents for week of August 13, 2004
Bush and Kerry concentrate on the swingers. Dan Kennedy talks with political scientist and analysts about the large part swing states will play in the November elections.
Camille Dodero shadows the Bl(A)ck Tea Society for a glimpse of the true picture of the anti-corporate, anti-war, anti-authoritarian group formed solely to protest the 2004 Democratic National Convention.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Belo me down, matey
Out There: A Kris by any other name?
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Very available
Savage Love: Father knows best?
Plus, this just in:
STREET ART: A hip-hop master shares his skills
MEDIA: Proponents resume push on micro-broadcasting
RANT: Undecided voters — make up your frickin’ minds!
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla gives a high-five to the folks from the Newport's Festival Productions for a job well done and lets readers in on other festivals approaching.
Clea Simon talks with Emmylou Harris as she embarks on the "Sweet Harmony Traveling Revue."
Warped tour is coming and it's bringing a slew of talent. Sean Richardson gets the background on Taking Back Sunday and Midtown.
Also, short reviews of:
Noam Weinstein: PROBABLY HUMAN
The Killers: HOT FUSS
Bumblebeez 81: THE PRINTZ
Athlete: VEHICLES & ANIMALS
Abra Moore: EVERYTHING CHANGED
The Gamits: ANTIDOTE
The Orb: BICYCLES & TRICYCLES
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Gone Phishin'
This week's trailers:
THE PRINCESS DIARIES 2:ROYAL ENGAGEMENT
A HOME AT THE END OF THE WORLD
YU-GI-OH! THE MOVIE
Worth the Trip:
The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi
at tthe Coolidge Corner.
Gozu at the Kendall Square.
Where else can you see Liza Minnelli, Madonna, Cher, Britney Spears and Carmen Miranda all in one show? The answer is, Boozical the Musical:The Unorganized Biography of Doreen Collins, where Collins and her satirical partner, Chunga, showcase the duo's favorite naughty bits and satirical songs. By Bill Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip:
Varekai presented by Cirque du Soleil at Suffolk Downs.
Gizmo Love at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater.
Garbage Boy at the Gallery at 38 Cameron.
Take a trip down memory lane with old records, flyers, pictures and clippings, accompanied by voices reminiscing over Rhode Island subculture's good old days at "Lost and Unknown: Stories from Rhode Island's Underground." By Bill Rodriguez.
Never relinquishing his membership in the Old World, Isaac Bashevis Singer brings the old world and new world to life in his stories, now in one collection. By Steve Vineberg.
Hot dots: FRIDAY 13: 8:00 (10) The 2004 Summer Olympics. Live from lots of places, we have the never-disappointing taste-defying spectacle of the Olympic Games' opening ceremonies. Flags of many nations! Outlandish national costumes! Giant cauldron of fire!
Johnette Rodriguez says, Bay Leaves offers Rhode Islanders a kind of Eastern Mediterranean smorgasbord that opens eyes and minds, as well as palates, to different cultures.