Table of contents for week of May 27, 2005
Keven A. McKenna argued that Chief Justice Frank J. Williams violated a state constitutional provision against dual-office-holding when he was sworn in to a federal government panel reviewing appeals of suspected terrorists. Now, Williams' four Supreme Court colleagues will rule whether their chief should stay or go. By Ian Donnis.
David Bernstein asks, "When can the US get out of Iraq?" A variety of political aficionados respond to give readers a more complete picture.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Laughing all the way to the primary
Out There: Nature’s song
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Hot and bothered
Savage Love: Are you positive?
Plus, this just in:
GENDER POLITICS: Iraq is also a battleground for women's rights
EQUAL RIGHTS: Proponents push case for gay marriage
PSYCHOGEOGRAPHY: Provflux 2005 bristles with art and ideas
Astrology: Moon Signs
It's time for bands to get on their soapbox and sing about changing the world at the Soap Box Fest. Bob Gulla has the upcoming happenings for Rhode Island's music community.
Franklin Soults says Sleater-Kinney's new CD, The Woods," is as profound as raw rock and roll gets."
Also, short reviews of:
A Frames: BLACK FOREST
Fripp & Eno: THE EQUATORIAL STARS
Robbie Fulks: GEORGIA HARD
Mike Jones: WHO IS MIKE JONES?
Shout Out Louds: HOWL HOWL GAFF GAFF
James Yorkston and the Athletes: JUST BEYOND THE RIVER
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Team spirit
This week's trailers:
THE LONGEST YARD
Worth the Trip:
"Kira Muratova Retrospective" at the Museum of Fine Arts.
Since coming to Providence and the Trinity Repertory Company, Oskar Eustis has a new view of theater. Bill Rodriguez talks to Eustis about leaving Trinity and moving on to New York's Public Theater.
Amy Freed's The Beard of Avon responds to the age-old myth that William Shakespeare was not the only one writing his plays with a comedy as bawdy and raucous as a throng of hooting groundlings. By Bill Rodriguez.
Who knew a play about a conference on Native elders could be so funny. Bill Rodriguez has a hoot at Drew Haden Taylor's The Buz'Gem Blues.
Worth the Trip:
Desire Under the Elms at the American Repertory Theatre.
Shouting Theatre in a Crowded Fire at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre.
An Evening of Havel at the Charlestown Working Theater.
Clea Simon calls John Burdett's book, Bangkok Tattoo, a black comedy with a mix of grim reality.
Hot dots: WEDNESDAY 1: 9:00 (2) Ella Fitzgerald: Something To Live For. Tony Bennett narrates this essential bio-doc of legendary vocalist Ella Fitzgerald, which boasts the most Fitzgerald performance clips ever assembled in one place.
David's homemade Italian-American dishes make Johnette Rodriguez's mouth water.