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2001 Stories by Nina Korman

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  • Hallowed Habitat

    published December 27, 2001

    April 1999 was the last time a public peep was heard from George Sanchez -- or maybe it was more like a squeal. That year the artist, who likes... More >>

  • Scope Out

    published December 20, 2001

    Recent hot days of December have made Miamians moan, groan, and long for a big blast of Arctic air so they can don the moth-balled sweaters and... More >>

  • My Favorite Sings

    published December 20, 2001

    The hills were alive with The Sound of Music in 1965. Since 1999 the halls have been alive with the sound of Sing-a-Long Sound of... More >>

  • Art Venture

    published December 13, 2001

    "Enter at your own risk," warns interior decorator, furniture designer, and photography curator Juan Carlos Arcila-Duque about the Design District... More >>

  • Body Censored

    published December 6, 2001

    "What we have is a hard core of revolutionaries that have infiltrated half the Hollywood guild.... Hollywood is everywhere. Every small town in... More >>

  • Viva Ann-Margret

    published December 6, 2001

    Watching Ann-Margret shimmy so energetically next to Elvis in kitschy movies such as Viva Las Vegas or stab people and set fire to... More >>

  • Write On!

    published November 29, 2001

    You had no problem pounding out that first novel. In fact writing on a legal pad during your daily train commute to work, you've produced many... More >>

  • Strange Trip It's Been

    published November 29, 2001

    Some towns much older than ours proudly flaunt the fact that George Washington slept there. Among youthful Miami's many dubious claims to fame:... More >>

  • Have a Say

    published November 22, 2001

    As those of us forced to fashion a clear, convincing, and even entertaining story out of a scant 400 or so words know well, it's damn tough!... More >>

  • People Over Palms!

    published November 22, 2001

    A rocket blasts off, leaving a thick white cloud of smoke in its wake. A small private plane ascends from a faceless runway. "The Twentieth... More >>

  • Music for Our Times

    published November 15, 2001

    Notorious for their stuffy reputations, most classical music conductors can't claim to have their own Website, let alone even know what the... More >>

  • More MIMo

    published November 8, 2001

    Call architect Norman Giller the man who made MIMo. Of course in 1949 when he was designing buildings such as the first ever two-story... More >>

  • Thoroughly Modern Murray

    published November 8, 2001

    When Murray Moss, owner of the seven-year-old SoHo boutique called moss, talks shop, it's a bit different than a typical New York City... More >>

  • The Spirit of Yiddish

    published November 1, 2001

    "This was the mecca of Yiddish culture other than New York in this country," says David Weintraub, executive director of the Dora... More >>

  • Oh, Booo!

    published October 25, 2001

    Where ghosts are, Linda Spitzer usually follows. Neither parapsychologist nor a ghostbuster, Spitzer is a storyteller of long standing who has... More >>

  • Light & Aerie

    published October 18, 2001

    Amazing how some buildings can look truly hideous in the daytime, while by the light of the moon or artificial illumination they are suddenly... More >>

  • Photo Finish

    published October 11, 2001

    He was born blind in one eye. She used to be a fashion model in the swinging Sixties. Both were unlikely candidates to spend a good part of their... More >>

  • Art in Heaven

    published October 11, 2001

    "May he rest in peace," were the ominous words in the subject line of the e-mail North Miami art gallery owner Genaro Ambrosino sent on September... More >>

  • Avant Art Arrival

    published October 4, 2001

    "He doesn't fit in anywhere," says painter Carlos Suarez de Jesus about his Cuban-American colleague Sergio Garcia. "He's constantly struggling... More >>

  • The New New Novelist

    published October 4, 2001

    A few weeks ago, in the wake of the unfathomable events that had unfolded in New York City, novelist Jonathan Franzen found himself with... More >>

  • Keep Buildings

    published September 27, 2001

    Who's afraid of the big bad building? No one, if it shows off sleek Streamline Moderne-style lines. Because for the unschooled, architecture in... More >>

  • Rockin' MAM

    published September 20, 2001

    A white rhinestone-studded jumpsuit once worn by Elvis Presley during a 1970s concert in Miami. A 1964 mug shot from the Tallahassee Police... More >>

  • For the Love of Jazz

    published September 13, 2001

    When deposed Miami Film Festival director Nat Chediak introduced his friend, famed Spanish filmmaker Fernando Trueba, to Latin jazz music many... More >>

  • We Doo-Wop

    published September 6, 2001

    To hear the words record and museum used in the same sentence doesn't seem strange. Since long-playing record albums and singles... More >>

  • Playing Dressup

    published August 30, 2001

    What could be more fashionable than South Beach? Anything, apparently. Despite the tireless efforts of tourism types, the one-time hotspot for the... More >>

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