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2000 Stories by Robin Shear

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  • Festive Fowl

    published December 28, 2000

    "Flamingos are very sexy," says Paulo Manso de Sousa. "They're very vain. They're very into themselves," he adds, as if describing South Beach... More >>

  • Indian Nation Returns

    published December 21, 2000

    About the time your eggnog buzz wears off, so does the negligible charm of your houseguests. So like any gracious host, you smile and say, "Hey,... More >>

  • Dolls Toast, "L'Chaim!"

    published December 14, 2000

    Magda Watts cuts two slits in a clay head and nudges them open. White plastic eyeballs eerily appear; the vague blob is no longer blind. With... More >>

  • Strap-on Sunshine

    published December 7, 2000

    Wearing big baggy dungarees and a loose red sweatshirt with extralong sleeves, k.d. lang proved this past Thanksgiving weekend that there wasn't... More >>

  • Bikes in the 'Hood

    published November 23, 2000

    So you've supped at Versailles, sipped at La Carreta, salsa-ed at Café Nostalgia, shopped at Botanica la Abuela, and seen every episode of... More >>

  • Quartet of Pirouettes

    published November 9, 2000

    Cultural memoryscapes; sophisticated movement; everyday sounds, rhythms, and speech patterns: the tools used by four challenging contemporary... More >>

  • Fem Park

    published November 2, 2000

    In 1992 fifteen acres of Miami-Dade parkland was designated as the Women's Park. It was intentionally dubbed somewhat generically, explains Roxcy... More >>

  • Oooh, Witchy Women

    published October 26, 2000

    Do you have latent supernatural urges? Craving a bit of that old-time religion? Afraid if you don that ratty bunny suit again for yet another year... More >>

  • Deep Digi Domain

    published October 19, 2000

    “Hasta la vista, buggies!” boldly declares pixilated pixie Phig (voiced by annoyingly perky TV sitcom star Jenna Elfman), who's part Ta... More >>

  • Rookie Season

    published October 12, 2000

    The folks at the Women's Professional Football League (WPFL) repeatedly use words like tackle and full contact in their press... More >>

  • House of Ware

    published October 5, 2000

    According to gallery-owner Brook Dorsch, artist Kerry Ware paints because “he loves the way paint looks.” Dorsch must love the way Wa... More >>

  • On Their Toes

    published September 21, 2000

    Two men in T-shirts and baggy pants are taking a cigarette break at the entrance to the Mencia-Pikieris School of Dance in Perrine. The blonde... More >>

  • Dracula's Dance

    published May 18, 2000

    "A meal was brought/With blood, and each sate sullenly apart/Gorging himself in gloom: No love was left;/All Earth was but one thought -- and... More >>

  • Rooting for the Homo Team

    published April 6, 2000

    Pretty and popular Megan (Natasha Lyonne) tromps through what she assumes is the life of a normal high school teen, while her parents secretly... More >>

  • Their Own Wordplay

    published January 27, 2000

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