Table of contents for week of November 12, 2004
Ian Donnis chats with Cliff Wood, Providence's arts czar, about the challenges and blessings of being director of the Department of Arts, Culture, and Tourism.
Chip Young wants to know if anyone is paying attention to the NBA or lack of NHL?
David S. Bernstein says readers should keep their eyes trained on November 2, for things are not quite finished in Ohio.
Dan Kennedy introduces readers to the new Republican senators, or dare we say, the new axis of evil.
Screw you, America. Clif Garboden gives John Kerry and the red states a "good talkin’-to."
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Put a cork in it
Out There: Here she is, Miss ... Erika?
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Stuck in the middle
Savage Love: Buyer’s remorse
Plus, this just in:
PERSONALLY: Proponents of choice have remained quiet for too long
ANNALS OF LABOR: Brown outlasts grad students in organizing battle
TALKING POLITICS: GOP's legislative quest comes up short
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla talks with Providence band M-80 about the ups and downs of trying to make it in the music biz.
The Thrills escape the fashion police. By Jeff Miller.
Franklin Bruno says, Ubu boys Tom Herman and Tony Maimone have come out as creative forces in their own right.
Also, short reviews of:
Piotr Anderszewski: BACH: ENGLISH SUITE NO. 6; BEETHOVEN, PIANO SONATA NO. 31 (OPUS 110); WEBERN, VARIATIONS (OPUS 27)
DJ Jackie Christie: MADE 4 U
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists: SHAKE THE SHEETS
Laura Veirs: CARBON GLACIER
Slayer: STILL REIGNING
Chuck Prophet: AGE OF MIRACLES
David Lindley y Wally Ingram: LIVE! IN EUROPE
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Reign o'er me
This week's trailers:
THE POLAR EXPRESS
AFTER THE SUNSET
Worth the Trip:
The Eleventh Annual Festival of Film & Music From Iran at the Museum of Fine Arts.
Card-carrying plumber turns Actor. Bill Rodriguez talks with Richard Donelly about hiding his tears during A Christmas Carol and his new role in the play.
Worth the Trip:
Evita at the Colonial Theatre.
Spell #7 at the Boston Center for the Arts.
Bella Donna at the Piano Factory.
The Playboy of the Western World at the Wilbur Theatre.
Fusionworks' Soaring is Charlie's Angels meets modern dance. By Johnette Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip:
"The Amazing & the Immutable: Photography from the Collections of Robert Drapkin and Martin Margulies" at Tufts University Art Gallery.
"Harry Callahan: Fifty Photographs" aGallery Kayafas.
Johnette Rodriguez is hooked by Ann Hood's on-the-nose descriptions and dialogues in her new collection of 11 stories, An Ornithologist's Guide to Life.
Tuesday TV torments Joyce Millman, who can't choose between the young Veronica Mars and her father investigating the slimy rich or Dr. Gregory House and his staff on House puzzling over patients who exhibit disgusting symptoms of bizarre maladies.
Hot dots: SUNDAY 14: 8:00 p.m. (6) The American Music Awards. Jimmy Kimmel hosts this live broadcast. Performers include Toby Keith, Alicia Keys, Lenny Kravitz, John Mayer, Maroon 5, Pharrell, Jessica Simpson, Snoop Dogg, Gwen Stefani, Rod Stewart and more.
KO! Johnette Rodriguez is knocked out by the food at West Deck.