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2003 Stories by Eric Schandel

Archives: 2004 | 2003
  • Get Your Blocks Off

    published December 25, 2003

    Wed 12/31 Ding! The biggest showdown this week isn't Ohio State against Kansas State, but Tempe versus Scottsdale in the battle... More >>

  • Large and In Charge

    published December 25, 2003

    12/26-12/28 In 1988, Tom Hanks starred in Big, a film about a 13-year-old who receives his wish and wakes up one morning in the... More >>

  • White Matter

    published December 11, 2003

    Sat 12/13 Five inches of snow piled up in the mid-Atlantic last week, treating residents to winter's requisite charms: sleet, freezing... More >>

  • 'Saur Subjects

    published November 13, 2003

    11/15-4/11 Bone up on history's big shots at the Arizona Science Center; this weekend, it unveils the largest exhibition of dinosaur... More >>

  • Warts and All

    published November 6, 2003

    11/6-12/7 On the video screen and in the toy stores, technological advances have created a sea change in what passes for children's... More >>

  • List of Fate

    published November 6, 2003

    11/8-11/23 In the shadow of the Cold War, a round of redbaiting in 1950s Hollywood produced a "blacklist" of film professionals banned... More >>

  • Monsters Ball

    published October 23, 2003

    10/23-10/26 Darkness falls across the land/ The midnight hour is close at hand/ Creatures crawl in search of blood/ To terrorize... More >>

  • Spurs of the Moment

    published October 16, 2003

    10/17-11/16 The 38th Annual Cowboy Artists of America Sale kicks off its boots on Friday, October 17, at the Phoenix Art Museum. For a... More >>

  • Wild Guerrilla

    published October 9, 2003

    Thu 10/9 Between numerous guerrilla film projects, microcinema events and the Phoenix Film Festival (devoted to low-budget features and... More >>

  • Web Masters

    published October 9, 2003

    10/10-10/12 When you bring the entire Titanic onto the Herberger stage and sink it to music, people start suspecting you are more than... More >>

  • Gal Friday

    published October 9, 2003

    Fri 10/10 You know the ladies at The Biz as the ones who serve the drinks, spin the beats, or bounce the ruffians and check IDs. But... More >>

  • Go for Broke

    published July 24, 2003

    7/25-7/27 Can't make South Dakota this year? Cheer up: Motorcycle rights organization A.B.A.T.E. (American Brotherhood Aimed Towards... More >>

  • Lucky Seven

    published June 26, 2003

    6/28-11/2 "Seven," the latest exhibition in Phoenix Art Museum's Fashion Design Gallery, includes fashions so avant-garde that they are... More >>

  • Amateur Power

    published June 19, 2003

    6/20-6/22 For jocks itching to get in the game -- whether that game is baton twirling or BMX bike racing -- the Grand Canyon State... More >>

  • Culture Club

    published June 19, 2003

    Fri 6/20 Central Phoenix's cultural revival just keeps getting better. Enter Fate, a new restaurant venture by the proprietor of... More >>

  • Animal Distraction

    published June 12, 2003

    Sat 6/14 If June in the Valley doesn't feel like optimum walking weather to you, you're either (a) perfectly sane or (b) simply... More >>

  • Grit Parade

    published May 29, 2003

    Colorado's reigning kings of Americana are amping up the sound that prompted Denver Post readers to vote them the state's "best alt-country... More >>

  • Viva Divas

    published May 22, 2003

    Sun 5/25 As the old saying goes, "Who does not love wine, women and song, remains a fool his whole life long" -- which also happens to... More >>

  • Don't Be Fooled

    published May 15, 2003

    5/165/17 Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and Elvis Presley has been swimming in it since his death in 1977. From hi... More >>

  • Bright Ideas

    published May 8, 2003

    5/8-5/31 With boldly colored canvases recently hung on the pristine white walls, David White, owner and director of downtown's New... More >>

  • Father Land

    published April 24, 2003

    Sat 4/26 "...My father had a foot in each country, where the mud on each boot caked the same, and the dirt sifted the same through each... More >>

  • Magic Motion

    published April 17, 2003

    4/184/20 Happily ever after happens in Ballet Arizona's season finale, Tales in Motion, which revisits Sleeping Beauty and th... More >>

  • Do You Hear the Pupils Sing?

    published April 10, 2003

    4/114/27 Children's theater will disregard the social injustices of post-Napoleonic France no longer. Greasepaint Youtheatre'... More >>

  • Magical History Tour

    published April 3, 2003

    4/4-5/31 Every picture tells a story, and Valley music lovers are about to get an earful. Phoenix is the single Southwestern stop on the... More >>

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