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Table of contents for week of August 26, 2005

With Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts confirmation pending, many are worried about Roe vs. Wade. Rachael Scarborough King talks with Rhode Island's Pro-Choice and Pro-Life groups to get a grasp on Rhode Islander's reproductive rights.

What do you know about the products your purchasing? David Bernestein tells readers what companies are donating to right-wing causes.


ROOKIES GUIDE
  • A native's guide: Our intrepid reporter offers an overview of some of her favorite things about the Ocean State
  • From cheap to chic cuisine: If you want to wow a date or just gorge on cheap eats, Rhode Island has an array of tasty options
  • Move and groove: A panoply of ways to keep active in the Ocean State
  • Up all night: In which our nocturnal tour guide seeks truth, kicks, and diner food after hours


    Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Louse In The House

    Savage Love: Hot for smoke

    Editors' Picks

    Plus, this just in:
    TALKING POLITICS: Brown calls for withdrawal of US troops from Iraq
    EQUAL RITES: A deafening silence in the US on gay marriage
    ANNALS OF LABOR: Lawsuit pits one union against another

    Astrology: Moon Signs

    MUSIC

    Don Hammontree talks about his Bollywood influences, Jason Colonies' band calls it quits, and more local music news. By Bob Gulla.

    Richard Walls says, Weird Tales of the Ramones offers the ironic story of an American original.

    Matt Ashare gets to know more about System of a Down then there politics.

    Also, short reviews of:
    TURIN BRAKES: JACKINABOX
    DIPLOMATS: MORE THAN MUSIC
    KOUFAX: HARD TIMES ARE IN FASHION
    MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS: ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
    RINGSIDE: SELF-TITLED
    SHOOTER JENNINGS: PUT THE O BACK IN COUNTRY

    Worth the Trip:
    Rodney Crowell + Stan Martin at Johnny Dís.

    FILM

    This week's trailers:
    THE BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY
    THE BROTHERS GRIMM
    THE CONSTANT GARDENER

    THEATER

    Bill Rodriguez hangs on for the ride while 2nd Story Theatre experiments with Love Diatribe and The Fairy Garden.

    Worth the Trip:
    Souvenir at the Berkshire Theatre Festival.
    Bus Stop at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.
    Carmen at the American Repertory Theatre.

    ART

    Bill Rodriguez checks out the art at "Envisioning New England: Treasures from Community Art Museums," at the Newport Art Museum.

    Worth the Trip:
    "ANSEL ADAMS" at the Museum of Fine Arts.
    "Things I Love: The Many Collections of William I. Koch," at the Museum of Fine Arts.

    BOOKS

    John Crawford fills us in on the specifics of the hellish war in Iraq in his book, The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell: An Accidental Soldier's Account of the War in Iraq.

    TELEVISION

    Hot dots: THURSDAY 1: 8:00 [2] IN SEARCH OF SHAKESPEARE: A TIME OF REVOLUTION | Historian Michael Wood explores the Bard's life and legend.

    FOOD

    If you cant get invited to dinner at your Italian-American neighbors', Johnette Rodriguez says the next best thing is Mike's Kitchen.

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