Table of contents for week of August 20, 2004
Can a cup of coffee change the world? Ian Donnis has something to tell you about the coffee industry before you grab your next morning cup.
As more court cases request reporters to divulge their confidential sources, Dan Kennedy discusses the question of whether reporters have a legal right to protect their confidential sources.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Mr. Mature at the helm
Out There: Off the market
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Truth and consequences
Savage Love: Better off bread
Plus, this just in:
APPRECIATION: Julia Child's love of food marked a lust for life
TALKING POLITICS: Carcieri shows muscle in casino debate
FRESH BEHAVIOR: Vouchers prove a win-win for seniors and growers
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bub Gulla talks to Dave Howard, who is not succumbing to the pressure of being a blues rocker, and Greg Smith, who couldn't help but succumb to helping the Station Family Fund.
This year, when putting together the Newport jass festival's 50th anniversary, George Wein decided to take it back to the roots and keep as pure a jazz line-up as possible. By Jon Garelick.
As Bad Religion and Less Than Jake come out to play for the Warped Tour reunion show, Sean Richardson talks to Bad Religion about the punk initiative to remove Bush from office and their politically charged new release, The Empire Strikes First.
Also, short reviews of:
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: LIVE
Junior Jack & Kid Crème:IN THE HOUSE
The God Awfuls: NEXT STOP ARMAGEDDON
Martha Argerich, Renaud Capuçon, Mischa Maisky, Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky/Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana: BEETHOVEN: TRIPLE CONCERTO; SCHUMANN: PIANO CONCERTO
Sophie B. Hawkins: WILDERNESS
Glenn Jones: THIS IS THE WIND THAT BLOWS IT OUT
Lori McKenna: BITTERTOWN
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Warp factor ten
Peter Keough says, "Sometimes Open Water seems to be treading water along with its protagonists, but it does so only to make the agony more exquisite."
This week's trailers:
WITHOUT A PADDLE
ALIEN VS. PREDATOR
Worth the Trip:
Last Life in the Universe
at the Brattle Theatre.
"The Extraordinary Mr. Barnet" at the Museum of Fine Arts.
Worth the Trip:
Timon of Athens, Cymbeline and King John at the Tom Patterson Theatre.
Spinning into Butter at Gloucester Stage Company.
The Merchant of Venice at tthe Publick Theatre.
Worth the Trip:
"Closely Focused, Intensely Felt: Selections from the Norma Jean Calderwood Collection of Islamic Art" at Harvard University's Arthur M. Sackler Museum.
Bill Rodriguez talks with Mary Jane Clark about her murder mystery, Hide Yourself Away, which he calls a page-turner.
The White House and their dealings with Iraq have finally pushed Nicholson Baker's character Jay, to the breaking point. As Jay plans to assassinate George W. Bush, Baker gets a few things off his chest about the state of current affairs, in his book Checkpoint.
Hot dots: THURSDAY 26: 9:00 (6) Charlie's Angels (movie). Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu, and Drew Barrymore re-create the roles from the 1970s TV series about undercover detectives. Except these three know more martial arts.
Bill Rodriguez says Café Nuovo is the place to go for WaterFire night, but not the only reason to go there, since their plates are nearly as captivating and delicious.