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2004 Stories by Kim Toms

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  • Fable Bodied

    published December 23, 2004

    12/31 Appearances often are deceiving. You'd probably expect a public performance of Aesop's fables to be some infantile feel-good... More >>

  • Balls Out!

    published November 25, 2004

    11/29-11/30 Marketing jingles, every sports franchise has got one. With the Suns, it's "Working hard, playing harder." Feh. The... More >>

  • Dude, There's My Car

    published November 11, 2004

    Sat 11/13 Looking back on the long and storied history of automobile culture, it's safe to say no single decade mastered the art of the... More >>

  • Milk Money

    published October 14, 2004

    Sat 10/16 With Wall Street watching, there'd better be one hell of a good reason IBM and Microsoft are spending $2,500 each on a... More >>

  • Devil in Disguise

    published October 14, 2004

    10/15-10/17 The ladies are packing lightly for Have Tassels Will Travel, a play following the life of burlesque dancer Satan's... More >>

  • Unusual Suspects

    published October 7, 2004

    10/7-10/31 By now, we've been inundated by so much rigmarole surrounding "Decision 2004," we're more likely to pull a trigger come... More >>

  • Secret Agent Ham

    published September 23, 2004

    9/24-9/26 Austin Powers can switch himself off, because when it comes to spy send-ups, there was none better than Get Smart.... More >>

  • Puff Riders

    published September 16, 2004

    9/17-9/22 Democrats might have halcyon memories of JFK and Camelot, but we're betting you cigar aficionados think ol' Jack can just... More >>

  • Low Life

    published September 2, 2004

    9/4-9/5 Danny Ochoa has a secret identity he wants to keep on the down low. As a judge for Lowrider Magazine, the 37-year-old... More >>

  • Renaissance Woman

    published August 5, 2004

    8/6-8/31 If Lee Hazel has to be stuck in medieval times, she's bringing some friends with her. In her latest exhibition, which opens at... More >>

  • Get Over It

    published July 29, 2004

    Ongoing "Rising to unimaginable heights" doesn't just describe summer's sweat-extracting temperatures. Mere mortals have the... More >>

  • Net Results

    published July 22, 2004

    SAT 7/24 A dream catcher -- a hoop strung with netting -- traps bad dreams while allowing good ones to swish through, functioning... More >>

  • Laugh Lines

    published June 17, 2004

    Fri 6/18 Being funny on cue is kind of like peeing on command. You gotta have it in you. Improv master Colin Mochrie's got it.... More >>

  • Draggin' Tale

    published June 10, 2004

    Sat 6/12 An old Sesame Street ditty ("One of these things is not like the others . . .") will prove useful this Saturday, June... More >>

  • Cowboy Junkies

    published June 10, 2004

    Fri 6/11 If genetic soda jerks made a milk shake of Allen Ginsberg's, Baxter Black's and George Carlin's DNA, they'd get JL Reed --... More >>

  • Enter Sand Men

    published May 20, 2004

    5/21-5/22 Think "sand drags" mean a keg at the river bottom and a coupla converted Beetles? Meet Richard Holmes, a man who hasn't... More >>

  • Fang Base

    published May 6, 2004

    Sun 5/9 Despite their five-game win streak, as well as a likely berth in the Arena Football League playoffs, the Arizona Rattlers will... More >>

  • Eclectic Slide

    published April 29, 2004

    Some people talk with their hands; dancers talk with their arms and bellies and sacroiliacs. Listen as 30 dance groups use body language to... More >>

  • Spiked Punch

    published April 22, 2004

    4/23-4/25 Mad hops and beer hops join forces when the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour serves up the Tempe Open from Friday, April 23,... More >>

  • First Steps

    published April 22, 2004

    Fri 4/23 "I don't want the audience to blink," says Hodgie Jo, artistic director for Imation Dance Company, "not even once, throughout... More >>

  • Eco Trip

    published April 15, 2004

    4/17-4/18 "We have all the answers now in terms of technology, clean water, clean air, transportation, building, education [and]... More >>

  • Mock the Boat

    published April 15, 2004

    Sat 4/17 Let's face it: Boston harbors the big ships, and we're not exactly known for our nautical prowess. But you can help change... More >>

  • Pieces of Ib

    published April 8, 2004

    4/8-4/11 "When you watch anything in performing arts," explains Ballet Arizona's artistic director Ib Andersen, "or you go and see a... More >>

  • Something Gold, Something New

    published April 1, 2004

    Fri 4/2 First Friday visitors will schlep about longer than usual this week, thanks to the debut of the Gold Spot Transitional Bar &... More >>

  • Crisis of Faith

    published March 11, 2004

    Thu 3/11 Nearly a decade before San Francisco's mayor incited a bold uprising of gay marriage supporters, Sandi DuBowski, a soft-spoken... More >>

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