Table of contents for week of June 10, 2005
Sure, it may be hot outside now, but losing home heating is no day at the beach. Brian C. Jones says the outlook for a solution remains uncertain.
With major-league baseball comes major-league prices. Mike Miliard has your guide to all of the minor-league baseball throughout New England than can offer you a great day at the park for a lot less.
As the mercury rises, more than the temperature heats up. Steve Almond, Michael Bronski, Camille Dodero, Sarah Green, and Alan Olifson reflect on summer lovin'.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: In the eyes of the beholder
Out There: Emasculation in a jiffy
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Sneaking suspicion
Savage Love: Feet first
Plus, this just in:
CITYWATCH: Legislation seeks to maintain artistic presence in Providence
ALTERNATIVE POLITICS: Walton and company party for the right to fight
IMMIGRATION: Advocates push for access to higher education
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla says Of the Hour's new album, Entropy, has some grand aspirations that it mostly reaches.
It's a Britpop revival! Matt Ashare checks out Oasis's new beginning and Coldplay's brave new world.
Also, short reviews of:
B.G. a/k/a B.Gizzle: THE HEART OF THA STREETZ, VOL. 1
Blanche: IF WE CANíT TRUST THE DOCTORS . . .
The Ditty Bops: THE DITTY BOPS
Corey Harris: DAILY BREAD
Oliver Mtukudzi: NHAVA
Peter Keough says Mr. and Mrs. Smith is a one-joke movie, but it's not a bad joke.
This week's trailers:
THE ADVENTURES OF SHARKBOY AND LAVAGIRL IN 3-D
HAUTE TENSION/HIGH TENSION
Bill Rodriguez says Providence Improv Theater is off the cuff. Which, one would think, is simply an idiomatic synonym for improvisation.
Local companies come together for Dancestravaganza. By Johnette Rodriguez.
RISD showcases some stunning prints by the Japanese master Hiroshige. By Bill Rodriguez.
Hua Hsu praises Jeff Chang's freewheeling history of hip hop, Can't Stop Won't Stop.
How sweet it was! Michael Freedberg remembers Philly soul with the help of John A. Jackson's A House on Fire.
Hot dots: SATURDAY 11 5:30 (10) The Belmont Stakes. Less interesting now that rubbernecking Snappy T has been declared out. "Ooh, look at all these people. What a crowd. Hey, is that Tom and Katie? Oops, sorry, Alex, did I step on you again?"
Andy King has the score on an excellent Yarmouth grillery called Uncle Billy's Village Bar-B-Que. And even if we just made up the word "grillery," we really think it ought to be added to the lexicon.