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    Maiden Heaven - Modest and moving

    While everyone in town is wetting their pants over the new Mesa Arts Center, the truly exciting news in local theater this week is taking place in a much less glamorous location. Wedged into the rehearsal space behind the main stage at the Herberger ...

    by Robrt L. Pela on September 22, 2005
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    New releases available this week

    Da Ali G Show: Da Compleet Second Seazon (HBO Home Video) Sacha Baron Cohen's inching closer to Tom Green territory; come this time next year, his HBO show is likely to be on the pop-culture junk pile. Which isn't to say this double-disc set doesn...

    on September 15, 2005
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    New Times' top DVD picks for the week of September 13

    After Sex (New Yorker Video) Ben-Hur: Four-Disc Collector's Edition (Warner Bros.) Candlemass: The Curse of Candlemass (Navarre) Carlito's Way: Ultimate Edition (Universal) Escaflowne: The Movie -- Ultimate Edition (Bandai Entertainment) ...

    on September 15, 2005
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    Frank, Speaking - By the time he got to Phoenix . . .

    It's nearly as difficult to get an interview with one of the 500-plus New Orleans evacuees housed at Veterans' Memorial Coliseum as it is to get timely rescue assistance from FEMA. A dozen phone calls to flacks from various agencies in search of an a...

    by Robrt L. Pela on September 15, 2005
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    Drear Factor - Running on empty

    Michael Eastman's unpopulated photographs of empty streetscapes and seedy interiors occupy the same desolate ward as Edward Hopper's diner and Walker Evans' still lifes. Boarded-up theaters, abandoned houses and shabby rooms tell of entropy, implodin...

    by Leanne Potts on September 15, 2005
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    Legend Has It . . . - Fun with folklore

    The Arizona Print Group and Writers Bloc team up for "Urban Legends," an exhibition of prose, poetry and prints about those apocryphal stories that float around the culture and illuminate our fears by their very silliness. You know the ones: poisoned...

    by Leanne Potts on September 15, 2005
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    Art Scene - Current shows, exhibits, and installations

    Nelson Garcia at the Chocolate Factory: You can feel the throb of the tropics in Phoenix artist Nelson Garcia's surreal abstractions. Vivid colors undulate and biomorphic shapes seem to quiver with life in paintings and prints that show what his nati...

    by Leanne Potts on September 15, 2005
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    New releases available this week

    The Blues Brothers 25th Anniversary Edition (Universal Studios Home Video) Dan Aykroyd and John Goodman's modern-day revival of the Blues Brothers is less a stroke of comedy genius than a dose of karaoke night at Hooters. Fight off those thoughts ...

    on September 8, 2005
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    New Times' top DVD picks for the week of September 6

    Barn of the Naked Dead (Koch Vision Entertainment) The Bela Lugosi Collection (Universal) Bruce Springsteen: VH1 Storytellers (Sony Music) Charmed: The Complete Second Season (Paramount) Crash (Artisan) The Deer Hunter: Special Edition...

    on September 8, 2005
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    The Shipping News - Jose Avila's furniture designs are out of the box

    You don't need to mow down a Wal-Mart employee or kidnap a teenager and force her into prostitution to make headlines in Phoenix. Just ask Jose Avila, a Valley wiseacre who's made news (not to mention the rounds of network talk shows) thanks to his s...

    by Robrt L. Pela on September 8, 2005
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    Room for Improvement - Not too funny, not too sad

    I was baffled when Nearly Naked Theatre announced earlier this year that it planned to open its season with Scott McPherson's Marvin's Room. McPherson's dramedy tells a story that, despite some gallows humor and a better-than-competent script, isn't ...

    by Robrt L. Pela on September 8, 2005
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    Production Numbers - Counting on the new season

    One can only guess at what the new theater season holds. And because speculating about theater, at least in Phoenix, is often more entertaining than actually looking at it, here's a list of facts and likely figures about where we're at and what's to ...

    by Robrt L. Pela on September 8, 2005
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    Breast of Intentions - Mrs. Milliron has a pair of complaints

    There are two things Amy Milliron wants you to know: First of all, she did not expose herself while breast-feeding her baby in public recently. And secondly, the media have completely invented the part about public outcry against public nursing. Acco...

    by Robrt L. Pela on September 1, 2005
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    Paper Pusher - The message is the medium

    Cindy Iverson, 43, makes mixed-media collages and artist books, exquisitely crafted ruminations about anxiety, historical injustices and the secrets people keep. But first, Iverson makes her own paper. She collects everything from dead saguaros to ol...

    by Leanne Potts on September 1, 2005
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    Prints of Pop - Feelin' groovy

    Walking through "Emilio Pucci," the fashion exhibition at Phoenix Art Museum, is like going back in time. The bikinis, gowns and mini-dresses covered in the Italian designer's singular geometric patterns and acid-bright colors are relics of an ag...

    by Leanne Potts on September 1, 2005
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    Art Scene - Current exhibits, installations, and shows

    "Hector Ruiz: La Realidad (Reality)" at the Heard Museum: Phoenix artist Hector Ruiz fires a shot between the eyes of American values with wood carvings, block prints, and mixed-media assemblages that address racism, border issues and capitalism. A K...

    by Leanne Potts on September 1, 2005
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    Is It Over Yet? - When trauma does not equal drama

    It will take the average reader about three minutes to read this newspaper column in which I, a person who is paid to share my opinion, will reveal the ways in which Black, White and Read All Over is a play totally lacking in substance and utterly de...

    by Robrt L. Pela on August 25, 2005
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    Give Her Liberty - Eleanor Eisenberg dances off into the sunset

    Freethinkers and activists across the Valley have been wringing their hands ever since the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona announced earlier this month that its executive director, Eleanor Eisenberg, will retire. Eisenberg, who is 65 and ha...

    by Robrt L. Pela on August 25, 2005
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    The Girl Who Wouldn't Grow Up - Judy Rollings spills a bean or two

    Fans are forever hassling Judy Rollings, director of the Herberger Theater Center's Performance Outreach department as well as its Lunch Time Theater program, about when in the world she plans to return to the stage. She's finally caved, with a one-w...

    by Robrt L. Pela on August 25, 2005
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    Out on a Limb - Branching out with the Tree Lady

    Attention, shoppers: You can forget about parking in the shade, at least when you're headed for Metrocenter. Despite Karen Bauernschmidt's best efforts, the west-side mall recently axed more than 300 trees (most of them eucalyptus) growing in its exp...

    by Robrt L. Pela on August 18, 2005
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