Table of contents for week of December 10, 2004
A GUIDE TO THE SEASON
Ian Donnis recounts the trials of Jim Taricani and the chaos surrounding it.
Gift giving ideas and recommendations as only the Phoenix can deliver. What to buy for a weekend on the slopes, where to shop online and more!
Insiders fear that changeovers at the CIA will weaken the agency. By Jason Vest.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: All in the family
Out There: Channeling profits
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Cash cow
Savage Love: Special guest
Plus, this just in:
HUNGER: Drivers can make a daily pitch about a big problem
BEHIND BARS:Female population soars in US prisons
PERSONALLY: For those about to rock
Astrology: Moon Signs
Rebecca Nurse's Bedtime Stories wake up Bob Gulla.
Also, short reviews of:
Various Artists: MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE CHRISTMAS WITH THE KRANKS
Dolly Parton: LIVE AND WELL
John Lennon: ACOUSTIC
Dwight Twilley: HAVE A TWILLEY CHRISTMAS
Various Artists: LIVE AID — JULY 13, 1985: THE DAY THE MUSIC CHANGED THE WORLD
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Walking the walk
Peter Keough says, Ocean's Twelve is "more satisfying entertainment than the first."
This week's trailers:
Worth the Trip:
Moolaadé at the Kendall Square.
Anya at the MFA.
Don't be a scrooge; Bill Rodriguez wants you to see A Christmas Carol at Trinity.
As rose petals fall from the enchanted rose, the URI cast of Beauty and the Beast enchants the audience. By Bill Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip:
Who’s Afraid of the Virgin Mary? at Machine.
Matter Familias at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre.
Away from my desk right now . . . : An Indie Play at the Calderwood Pavilion.
The Provok’d Wife at the Loeb Drama Center.
Bill Rodriguez says, "Roundelay," Artists Portray Artists, is "more like a potluck than a formal exhibition."
Julia Hanna says, Joy Williams' Honored Guest "buzzes with life."
Hot dots: TUESDAY 14: 5:00 a.m. (44) Independent Lens: Girl Wrestler. A film about Texas high-schooler Tara Neal and her crusade to wrestle on boys' teams.
Seven Moons brings seven different East Asian countries to the table. Johnette Rodriguez enjoys it all.