Table of contents for week of March 25, 2005
Ian Donnis asks the question: "Is House Speaker William P. Murphy getting a bad rap?"
Jacko's no OJ. Dan Kennedy talks with legal analysts and media experts about the Michael Jackson case.
David S. Bernstein relates to Terri Schiavo's husband with his own story.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Dubya’s de-evolution
Out There: Get back
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Giving it up
Savage Love: Wishful thinking
Plus, this just in:
HOUSING CRUNCH: Although the plight of artists and affordable housing has gained more attention since Eagle Square, things are not necessarily any better
Astrology: Moon Signs
Francis Sage makes hometown folks proud as the first Next Big Thing to emerge from Rhode Island in some time. Bob Gulla talks with Francis Sage about making it big.
Queens of the Stone Age's Lullabies To Paralyze won't be putting any babies to sleep. Ken Micallef talks with Josh Homme about the new album.
Also, short reviews of:
The Blind Boys of Alabama: ATOM BOMB
Jay Bennett: THE BELOVED ENEMY
Dungen: TA DET LUGNT
Reggie and the Full Effect: SONGS NOT TO GET MARRIED TO
The Funky Meters: LIVE AT THE NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Various Artists: ESSENTIAL UNDERGROUND HIP-HOP 2
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Roman empire
This week's trailers:
MISS CONGENIALITY 2: ARMED AND FABULOUS
BRIDE AND PREJUDICE
THE RING TWO
Bill Rodriguez says, "The Importance of Being Earnest has something for everyone, scathing wit and smart-aleck wisdom."
Worth the Trip:
Dead White Males at the Theatre Cooperative.
36 Views at the Huntington Theatre Company.
Local dancers/choreographers, Paula Hunter and Melody Ruffin Ward, tell stories of life's up and downs through the movement of their bodies in "Legible Bodies, Hearts, and Minds."
Johnette Rodriguez is blown away by Everett Dance Theatre's The Science Project's ingenious exploration of science and scientists through the medium of dance.
Worth the Trip:
"A Selection of Works by Damien Hirst from Various Collections" at the Museum of Fine Arts.
"Island Thresholds: Contemporary Art from the Caribbean" at the Peabody Essex Museum.
Richard C. Walls speeds along the side of Henry Perowne, Ian McEwan's lead character in Saturday, through a nasty car crash, several plot turns, a family drama and an intense historical Saturday.
Hot dots: SATURDAY 26: 3:00 (44) The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo. Repeated from last week. A bio-doc of the famous Mexican painter, who lived a large and flamboyant public life despite illness (polio) and pain (a bone-crushing bus accident).
Chris Conti scrapes the ocean floor clean and consumes all the sea life the Country Inn has to offer.