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2005 Stories by Lyssa Oberkreser

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  • Zulu Time

    published December 8, 2005

    Between shooting a Shakira video, posing for print ads, and volunteering at Baptist Hospital, how does a stud find the time for sniffing butts?... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published December 8, 2005

    THU 8 Female empowerment groups aren't just about breastfeeding in public and Heidi Klum Birkenstocks. Feisty femmes who use their... More >>

  • Lizard Breadth

    published December 8, 2005

    A big room full of activity, money changing hands, and hordes of snakes, lizards, and other creepy-crawlies. Where are you? No, not city hall.... More >>

  • Golden Boy

    published December 8, 2005

    At six feet six inches tall, Olympic gold medalist Gary Hall Jr. is difficult not to notice. Whether he's donning hipster black-rimmed... More >>

  • All About

    published December 8, 2005

    The best (and cheapest) gift you can give your family this year is time, so call up your mom and bring her to see Pedro Almodvar's Academy... More >>

  • Selected Night & Day Events for the Week of December 1, 2005

    published December 1, 2005

    THU 1 Ask a woman who loves a man in uniform, and she'll tell you a sooty, sweaty firefighter is the ultimate "working man"... More >>

  • Heart of Glass

    published December 1, 2005

    Like a scruffy old pirate, glass master Dale Chihuly sports a black eye patch (the result of a near-fatal car accident, not a sword fight),... More >>

  • Night & Day Events

    published November 24, 2005

    THU 24 Before schlepping to your parents' house for turkey, talking, and the Detroit Lions/Atlanta Falcons and Dallas... More >>

  • Night & Day Events

    published November 17, 2005

    THU 17 Here's a fun fact about In Her Shoes, the recent bittersweet flick starring Cameron Diaz and Toni Colette: In a... More >>

  • Bibliotherapy

    published November 17, 2005

    Joan Didion's essays about the culture of the Sixties in Slouching Towards Bethlehem and The White Album helped define what's now... More >>

  • Swilling Ball Knockers

    published November 10, 2005

    A sport you can learn in a just a few minutes, requires very little skill, and is traditionally played while sipping cocktails? We're there!... More >>

  • Selected Events for the Week of November 3

    published November 3, 2005

    THU 3 Owing to Hurricane Wilma, stuff is a mess, stress is high, and nothing is stable, so you should probably call to verify the... More >>

  • Just Can't Get Enough

    published October 27, 2005

    Depeche Mode's 25-year evolution reads like a young woman's bildungsroman. Over the years, David Gahan, Martin Gore, and company have switched out... More >>

  • Selected Events for the Week of October 27, 2005

    published October 27, 2005

    THU 27 Few directors are as capable of polarizing an audience as David Lynch. Many cineastes worship his enigmatic imagery,... More >>

  • Selected Events for the Week of October 20, 2005

    published October 20, 2005

    Note: Owing to Hurricane Wilma, many of this weekend's events have been postponed or canceled. Please call ahead to confirm. THU 20... More >>

  • A Mystical, Magical Experience

    published October 20, 2005

    Note: Owing to Hurricane Wilma, many of this weekend's events have been postponed or canceled. Please call ahead to confirm. Angel... More >>

  • Selected Events for the Week of October 13, 2005

    published October 13, 2005

    THU 13 Hollis Liverpool is more than a calypso singer; he's a historian of the art form. His stage name is The Mighty... More >>

  • Selected Events for the Week of October 6

    published October 6, 2005

    THU 6 The long-awaited party season is finally here, and tonight you can toast to a fabulous fall at the eighth annual March of... More >>

  • Sex and Thugs

    published October 6, 2005

    Is there life after New Times? For alum Sean Rowe, there almost wasn't. While recovering from a run-in with a train -- yes, he was... More >>

  • Selected Calendar Events for the Week of September 29

    published September 29, 2005

    THU 29 Where can a country girl find a decent hoedown? Thanks to the friendly folks at the Main Street Café (128 N. Krome... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published September 22, 2005

    THU 22 Dude, you've been sporting a soul patch and toting around that ragged copy of On the Road since you left Evergreen... More >>

  • Fur Love

    published September 22, 2005

    The strong bond between people and animals cannot be denied. Pets are part of the family, and those who don't have human children love their pets... More >>

  • Selected Calendar Events for the Week of September 15, 2005

    published September 15, 2005

    THU 15 Formed in 1992 in a lush little Florida college town we like to call Gainesville, the three Pez-loving pop-y punk bandmates... More >>

  • Selected Calendar Events for the Week of September 8, 2005

    published September 8, 2005

    THU 8 Artists find inspiration in the strangest places. "I was walking behind a very, um, obese lady, and she was wearing... More >>

  • Barks and Bling

    published September 1, 2005

    Dogs donning diamonds are a girl's best friend this weekend at the International Gem & Jewelry Show. Featuring the largest selection of... More >>

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