Looking for a great, concise, just-get-to-the-point, intro to programming RIA's using Silverlight 2.0? Bob Familiar, one of my rock-star colleagues from the Northeast, has just released a 3-part "blog series" on how to develop Silverlight 2.0 applications - specifically for use in his own music site (Sounds Familiar).
You can check it out here:
Here are the individual links to the series articles:
Oh, and while you're there - by all means check out his music compositions - my personal favorite is the title track from "Islands of Langerhans".