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2001 Stories by Edward Lebow

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  • Mow Better Blues

    published September 20, 2001

    Turf-building ranks second only to body-building as an American obsession. Our lawns have grown into a 25 million acre habit, costing roughly $7... More >>

  • Not So Private Lives

    published September 13, 2001

    In Andy Warhol's world, everyone gets 15 minutes of fame. Charles Banaszewski -- friends call him Chuck -- is looking to grab 30, maybe... More >>

  • Ice Try

    published September 6, 2001

    The current scene outside the Icehouse, on downtown's West Jackson Street, isn't the one that owner Helen Hestenes and her former husband, David... More >>

  • Primary Colors

    published August 30, 2001

    Carolyn T. Lowery -- African-American neighborhood gadfly, city council candidate and ice pick in the toes of just about every authority -- has a... More >>

  • Meet Market

    published August 2, 2001

    For a month or so this spring, the most confusing sign in Phoenix was the one on the broad beige façade of Southwest Supermarkets' new... More >>

  • In Sight Full

    published August 2, 2001

    You don't notice the powder-blue hat at first. Its hue is too cool to steal your eye from the surrounding candy-wrapper yellows, oranges and reds.... More >>

  • Much Ado About Numbers

    published June 21, 2001

    The body count of culture is on the rise.In the past half year alone, more than 200,000 people passed through the Norman Rockwell exhibition at... More >>

  • Unpackin' Mama's Pistol

    published June 7, 2001

    The Arizona Museum for Youth has a reputation for innovative offerings. Yet in the coming months, it will be giving families access to something... More >>

  • Queen of Arts

    published May 3, 2001

    Some arts patrons wear their wealth. Katherine Herberger gives it -- by the millions. In the 50-some years since she and her late husband, Robert,... More >>

  • Simple Comfort

    published April 12, 2001

    It's difficult to make a convincing case for the comforts of things you can't touch. Yet there's clearly a physical ease about the fashions and... More >>

  • The Light Fantastic

    published March 22, 2001

    It's tough to name the feeling you get being rolled, head first, into James Turrell's Gasworks -- maybe a little anxious, maybe a little... More >>

  • Artistic Differences

    published March 15, 2001

    Weddings and funerals rarely share the same spotlight. Yet when Frank Jacobson, president of the Scottsdale Cultural Council, emerged from the... More >>

  • Edifice Complex

    published March 1, 2001

    If you listen closely, beyond the din of new megamalls, hockey arenas and football stadiums, you'll hear the rumble of an approaching wave of... More >>

  • Small Craft Warning

    published February 15, 2001

    "Craft" has proven to be a remarkably elastic term. Once a relatively taut label for useful objects made by hand, it has been stretched by artists... More >>

  • Hoke Floats

    published January 25, 2001

    No modern artist made more of normality than Norman Rockwell did."I do ordinary people in everyday situations, and that's about all I can do,"... More >>

  • Shooting Star

    published January 11, 2001

    A photographic negative of dead Italian fascist Benito Mussolini and his mistress, Clarette Petacci, isn't something you'd expect to find in the... More >>

  • Four Hands One Heart

    published January 11, 2001

    Even before the lights dimmed, it was apparent that this was no ordinary movie première. Held in the recreation center -- down the path... More >>

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