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2004 Stories by Quetta Carpenter

Archives: 2004 | 2003 | 2002
  • Legends of the Fall

    published April 29, 2004

    4/29-5/23 When Icarus donned wings to reach the sun, the gods rewarded his boldness by throwing him back to earth. Varekai, the... More >>

  • Mane Event

    published April 22, 2004

    Sun 4/25 Don't laugh, baldy. Hair styling is an art form. Just ask Stephanie Blaze. The connoisseur of creative coiffures, and... More >>

  • Hare Situation

    published February 12, 2004

    Greasy food and cheesy tchotchkes are staples of almost any Valley festival. But the Rathayatra Parade and Festival in Tempe on Saturday, February... More >>

  • Hurls on Film

    published February 12, 2004

    On a Saturday sometime in the mid-'90s, the lives we were living -- and the lunches we had just eaten -- were erased forever. We were introduced... More >>

  • Bizarro World

    published February 5, 2004

    FRI 2/6 Downtown Phoenix is usually full of artistic energy on First Fridays, but this Friday, February 6, that energy will have a... More >>

  • Spanish Fly Boy

    published February 5, 2004

    2/6-2/8 Before Spain got us all fired up with its hot dishes -- paella and Enrique Iglesias, por ejemplo -- it set the world... More >>

  • Size Matters

    published January 29, 2004

    1/29-4/18 Mesa Southwest Museum's new Tyrannosaurus Rex exhibit, "A T-Rex Named Sue," is a big deal in more ways than one. "We consider... More >>

  • World Piece

    published January 29, 2004

    1/29-2/1 "It's not a standard musical," says cast member Clark Webb of Theater Works' Songs for a New World. "It's more... More >>

  • BEAT IT:

    published January 22, 2004

    Instead of resolving to do something, maybe you want to resolve to quit doing something. Maybe it's smoking, maybe it's biting our nails, or maybe... More >>

  • VIVA LA REsolution

    published January 22, 2004

    When we reach the end of a year, we often think back with nostalgia on the good, the bad, and the coyote uglies. Then, we drink -- a lot.... More >>

  • LET'S GET PHYSICAL:

    published January 22, 2004

    Almost as one, the entire universe seems to be hell-bent on being slimmer, trimmer, healthier. And on getting bigger pecs. From Subway's Jared to... More >>

  • FBR Me ASAP

    published January 22, 2004

    1/26-2/1 Sell out? It's impossible at the Phoenix -- ahem -- FBR Open golf tournament at the Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale,... More >>

  • Power Lift

    published January 22, 2004

    1/24-2/15 Normally, kids need words strung together to make sense of a story. But if you throw a mad scientist on a giant video... More >>

  • A Dyeing Scene

    published January 22, 2004

    Fri 1/23 Think downtown after dark is black and white and dead all over? Not this Friday, January 23, when "COLORS . . . 002" coats... More >>

  • Quick Read

    published January 15, 2004

    ONGOING If the words "read me a story" send you into a panic, take the Tempe Youth Library up on its offer to read to your brood, free... More >>

  • A Man of Letters

    published January 15, 2004

    1/15-1/31 Talk to Gus Edwards, and it's clear he has an opinion on everything under the sun. It's also clear that he doesn't take them... More >>

  • Elf Confidence

    published January 8, 2004

    In order to defeat the minions of the enemy, you must survive The Gauntlet, avoiding the Pocket of Death. If you fail, millions will die and the... More >>

  • Street Cred

    published January 8, 2004

    Sun 1/11 In David Titchnell's world, DJs duel with tap dancers, drummers beat on buckets, and break dancers spice up Scottsdale.... More >>

  • Plotting Their Success

    published January 1, 2004

    "The trends in book sales showed that African-American authors were crossing into the mainstream with a wider audience than maybe 40 years ago,"... More >>

  • Everyone Knows It's Lindy

    published January 1, 2004

    1/7-2/1 SWING! in the New Year at Phoenix Theatre, where the high-flying musical revue shimmies onto the stage this Wednesday,... More >>

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