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2003 Stories by Forrest Norman

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  • Tiara Squirm-a!

    published December 25, 2003

    Men in white guayaberas starched parchment-crisp escorted women in evening gowns into the Manuel Artime Theater in Little Havana as night fell on... More >>

  • Watching the Detectives

    published December 11, 2003

    Skirmishes between protesters and cops may have ended with the Free Trade Area of the Americas talks, but Miami will continue to be a... More >>

  • Dangerous Medicine

    published December 4, 2003

    The Free Trade Area of the Americas talks have been over for two weeks now, and most of the national media covering the events wrapped it up... More >>

  • Deep Cover

    published November 27, 2003

    Last week's union-sponsored FTAA protest march wound through a locked-down and deserted downtown Miami, the sidewalks inhabited mostly by media... More >>

  • FTAA: Survival Guides

    published November 13, 2003

    Miami is known for its combustible mix of people from all points on the sociopolitical spectrum. At Home Depot the wealthy former somocista... More >>

  • All Around the Neighborhood

    published November 13, 2003

    Andean Region On the great-grandfather clock of time, 500 years is about a second. And in that second, European mestizos have... More >>

  • Media Bonus!

    published November 13, 2003

    It's been a hectic couple of months for business reporters. First Cancun in September and now Miami in November. Covering the WTO meeting in... More >>

  • Lights, Camera, Distraction

    published September 25, 2003

    The Miami International Film Festival took eighteen years to become a legitimate, beloved cultural event, the kind of thing people eagerly... More >>

  • Life on the Little Muddy

    published September 18, 2003

    David Byrd has been around -- and in -- the Miami River for most of his 55 years, and he has one word for the river these days: "Garbage."... More >>

  • Damp Art, Dry Art, No Art

    published August 21, 2003

    The Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach's premiere visual-arts institution, lost three full-time employees last week, a serious blow to an ailing... More >>

  • High Noon in Homestead

    published August 14, 2003

    On Friday, August 1, Everglades National Park administrators were gearing up for a big meeting to be held the next week. This was an annual event... More >>

  • Starving Artists Carping

    published August 7, 2003

    Struggling local arts groups started snapping like hungry hyenas last month when they learned the grants they expected to receive from Miami Beach... More >>

  • Wired for War

    published July 17, 2003

    Battleground Anyone walking into the E2 Café on 107th Avenue, across from Florida International University, hoping to get in a little... More >>

  • Flight Film Series

    published April 10, 2003

    Relentless cataloguing of images is one of the hallmarks of recent history. The Florida Moving Image Archive's contribution to this year's... More >>

  • Les Kids

    published March 27, 2003

    FRI 3/28 Victor Hugo's Les Miserables, a sprawling novel detailing the cat-and-mouse game played by an ex-con and an obsessed... More >>

  • A Knack for the Obvious

    published February 27, 2003

    A world away from South Beach's glam dance spots, kids -- teenagers mostly -- crouch in a parking lot in Allapattah, drinking beer out of paper... More >>

  • Still Hazy After All These Years

    published January 30, 2003

    At noon on South Beach, with the tourist season well under way, balmy breezes toss the palm fronds along Ocean Drive. Pale Midwesterners in... More >>

  • Soundman God

    published January 16, 2003

    Music industry insiders and audiophiles may be the only people who have heard of Tom Dowd, despite his work engineering and producing countless... More >>

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