Table of contents for week of October 15, 2004
Critics say the flap over the showdown between David Rogers and Patrick J. Kennedy for congress proves that TV doesn’t do enough to inform the public about who they are voting for. By Ian Donnis.
Green Party's vice presidential candidate gets down and dirty and slums it on the streets with the homeless. Sam Pfeifle speaks with Pat LaMarche about poverty.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Grand Guignol in the dirt
Out There: Pocket of babble
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Split decision
Savage Love: Libido no go-go
Plus, this just in:
MEDIA: What’s next for WBUR?
ALTERNATIVE POLITICS: Nader wears out his progressive welcome
GENDER POLITICS: Undecided swing voters seek meaningful campaign
Astrology: Moon Signs
Iraq hits Providence music scene. Bob Gulla listens to the heart of Mastamindz's front man Matt Moreau, as he leaves the band he loves to serve his country in Iraq.
Tom Waits tries on a new hat, protest singer, in his new album, Real Gone. By Ted Drozdowski.
Smile is often called the most famous unreleased album in history, but it was never finished. Now, Brian Wilson has finished the album and is bringing it on tour. Brett Milano surfs through the days of the Beach Boys.
Also, short reviews of:
The Twilight Singers: SHE LOVES YOU
IQU: SUN Q
Senses Fail: LET IT ENFOLD YOU
Art Ensemble of Chicago: SIRIUS CALLING
Samoa Wilson, with the Jim Kweskin Band: DEJA VOODOO
The Neville Brothers: WALKIN’ IN THE SHADOWS OF LIFE
Tony Furtado: THESE CHAINS
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Throwing Stars
WARNING: Watch for armed and dangerous puppets. Trey Parker and Matt Stone take a comical look at the Post September 11 world and blow up a few people. Peter Keough sits down and speaks with Parker and Stone about Team America: World Police.
This week's trailers:
DIARIOS DE MOTOCICLETA/THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
SHALL WE DANCE?
Bill Rodriguez dips into experimental theater at the 12th International Women's Playwriting Festival.
Def Poetry Jam is bringing a combination of poetry, storytelling, theater, and hip-hop to a theater near you. Johnette Rodriguez raps with Lemon, a member of the group.
Worth the Trip:
Jasper Lake at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre.
Another American: Asking and Telling at Boston Center for the Arts.
Worth the Trip:
"Off the Wall: New Perspectives on Early Italian Art" at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
"Samuel Bak: New Perceptions of Old Appearances" at the Pucker Gallery.
Johnette Rodriguez gets inside the head of Nancy Reisman and her characters from The First Desire.
The Lost Prince unlocks the doors of Buckingham Palace and airs all the dirty laundry of the days of King George VI. By Joyce Millman.
Can't make it to Germany for Oktoberfest? Join Johnette Rodriguez and grab a beer and Wienerschnitzel at Ferns and Flowers Teahouse.