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2001 Stories by Laura Pimentel

Archives: 2002 | 2001
  • A Chip Off the Block

    published December 27, 2001

    New Year's Eve will find some 150,000 revelers packed cheek-by-jowl along Mill Avenue and environs at the Tempe Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Block... More >>

  • Masking Tape

    published December 13, 2001

    The curiosity of the human animal is such that, put face-to-face with an artist and a work of art, we are tempted to pluck at each thread that... More >>

  • Hallelujah Chorus

    published November 22, 2001

    Are you ready to testify?Even if you aren't, the Joyous Voices Band and Choir are, and by the end of Oh Holy Night: A Gospel... More >>

  • Dead Reckoning

    published November 1, 2001

    A warm embrace of paradox is at the heart of Día de los Muertos, the Mexican Day of the Dead that has its origins in indigenous... More >>

  • Underground History

    published September 20, 2001

    Okay, kids, pop quiz. Fill in the blanks in these sentences:1) In Phoenix, the __________ have "a virtual monopoly of the gardening trade . . .... More >>

  • El Vez Sighting

    published August 30, 2001

    God works in mysterious ways. How else to explain the sudden appearance of a press release about Elvis on the office bulletin board? Well, maybe... More >>

  • Life Is Sweat

    published July 26, 2001

    The sign at the entrance to the Mesa Arts Center pretty much sums it up: "Caution! Door can get very hot!" Believe it. At 5 p.m. on a summer day,... More >>

  • Raisin d'arte

    published July 19, 2001

    Imagine this: El Vez, the Mexican Elvis, in town September 5 to launch his fall tour, stops by the Orme Lewis Gallery at the Phoenix Art Museum.... More >>

  • Go, Fourth

    published June 28, 2001

    If you haven't lost a finger to a too-much-bang-for-your-buck firework, you can count on both hands the number of states that have banned all... More >>

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