Table of contents for week of April 29, 2005
KeySpan LNG's proposed $100 million expansion of their Providence facility - in which liquefied natural gas would be brought in by ships instead of trucks - has citizens and local politicians worried about safety, security, and the development of the waterfront. By Ian Donnis.
Dan Kennedy goes to church to watch Justice Sunday and hear about the religious right's attempts at a coup against the federal judiciary system.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Thanks for the help, Rummy
Out There: Southern exposure
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Switch-hitting
Savage Love: Sweet 15
Plus, this just in:
THE CARPIO CASE: Civil rights community focuses on thorough investigation
CITYWATCH: Rau Fastener offers a new model for affordable lofts
CAMPAIGN CASH: When does a donation become unacceptable?
Astrology: Moon Signs
With their new release Big Screen Wide, the Dino Club is hopping there is a spot for old geezer rock in the world. By Bob Gulla.
Matt Ashare travels to the Seattle for Pop Conference 2005 to learn about the poseurs and players of the rock world.
Also, short reviews of:
Armor for Sleep: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU ARE DEAD
Big Bear: BIG BEAR
The Books: LOST AND SAFE
Ivy: IN THE CLEAR
The Mountain Goats: THE SUNSET TREE
Stars: SET YOURSELF ON FIRE
The Supersuckers: DEVIL’S FOOD
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Prefuse to lose
"Steamboy stands as a remarkable artistic achievement, a near-masterpiece of visual marvels that evokes a bygone era with its digital arsenal of tricks while retaining an organic, handcrafted feel," says Brett Michel.
Eytan Fox gets his feet wet in Walk on Water. By Peter Keough.
This week's trailers:
THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
Casual dalliances, infidelities, sexual exploitations, regretted couplings -- are your ears tingling yet? For more words like these, read Bill Rodriguez's review of The Blue Room.
Charles Strouse's new play, You Never Know premieres at Trinity Repertory Company stage. By Carolyn Clay.
From Comedies to Dramas, the short plays of a Rite of Spring: A Celebration of the Arts are sure to engage. By Bill Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip:
"Andy Warhol: Intimate and Unseen Photographs from the Jon J. Gould Collection" at the Fitchburg Art Museum.
Richard C Walls studies Howard Phillips Lovecraft's oeuvre in order to understand why the Library of America has added Lovecraft to their prestigious list of honored authors.
Hot dots: THURSDAY 5: 8:00 (2) Japan: Memories of a Secret Empire: The Way of the Samurai. The way of Japan between the 16th and 19th centuries, when it was closed to the West.
Narragansett's Coast Guard House is now saving stomachs instead of saving lives. Bill Rodriguez and friends chow down on the surf.