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2011 Stories by Tricia Parker

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  • Student Union

    published August 11, 2011

    “Dream” is a powerful and politically charged word. Abraham Lincoln once said, “My dream is of a place and a time where America... More >>

  • Twisted Mister

    published June 30, 2011

    Most people wouldn’t exactly see art in an Oreo cookie, a mousetrap, or Preparation H suppositories, but artist Terry Border looks past... More >>

  • Cold Ace

    published June 23, 2011

    Local commercial and editorial photographer Richard Maack agrees with famous war photographer Robert Capa’s resonant advice: “If your... More >>

  • Rock and Role

    published June 23, 2011

    When pop culture mates with Shakespeare, the hybrid seems to work rather well on the big screen. Case in point: Director Baz Luhrmann’s... More >>

  • Weird Science

    published June 16, 2011

    Science and art have been natural bedfellows ever since Leonardo da Vinci drew flying machines from his studies of birds, or scribbled up his... More >>

  • Frida Be Me

    published June 9, 2011

    Social networking has helped to create a phenomenon where we’re constantly turning the cameras on ourselves in search of pics for blogs... More >>

  • Borderline Personalities

    published June 2, 2011

    There’s a great moment in Julie Taymor’s 2002 film, Frida, where the title character (played by Salma Hayek) appears for a... More >>

  • Read Sea

    published June 2, 2011

    The last time you participated in a book club, you ended up frantically searching the Interwebs an hour before it met for the Cliffs Notes... More >>

  • Blonde Devotion

    published May 26, 2011

    As busy as she should have been, Brady Bunch matriarch Carol Brady never really seemed to do much of anything. See how three real... More >>

  • Final Fantasies

    published May 19, 2011

    We’re all ticking off the days until The Rapture. Date saved, right? Technically, May 21 is just Judgment Day (at least according to some... More >>

  • Tome Bandits

    published May 12, 2011

    Walking up the concrete canal entrance of one of Phoenix’s coolest buildings, Burton Barr Library, feels a bit like boarding the Starship... More >>

  • Mother's Nature

    published May 5, 2011

    Remember back in high school when you saved your tips from waiting tables to buy your mom some lousy refrigerated bouquet thinking, “This... More >>

  • Southern Discomfort

    published April 28, 2011

    The late Elizabeth Taylor once said of Tennessee Williams’ heroines, “They’re all on the brink of disaster.” ... More >>

  • Amore or Less

    published April 21, 2011

    Life really is a cabaret, old chum – at least, according to Scottsdale Community College adjunct faculty members Polly Chapman and Beth... More >>

  • RAW Talent

    published April 14, 2011

    This time of year, Phoenicians are all about orange blossoms and junior proms. It’s the season when puppy love is in the air and... More >>

  • Tomb With a View

    published April 7, 2011

    The official web site of the Lenin Mausoleum is pretty trippy. “The spruces have grown up. There is no red banner under the Kremlin. But... More >>

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