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2000 Stories by Christina Rees

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  • The sound of Deep Ellum

    published June 22, 2000

    I'm not at all homesick, but that night his words hit home, maybe harder than they should have. "I mean, you get to England, and you expect... More >>

  • Cheers and tallyho

    published February 17, 2000

    So I'm leaving. Sitting on the floor of my apartment (which is in pre-move shambles), typing on my laptop (which is seizing up with an irritating... More >>

  • Traveling mamma

    published February 17, 2000

    It's the kind of book that the educated liberal might approach from a cynical angle, or at least with a generous shaker of salt. How to take the... More >>

  • Biting back

    published February 10, 2000

    Brian Fridge doesn't look like he's about to become an art-world celebrity. With his shorn head, thick glasses, and stiff blue blazer, you'd swear... More >>

  • Dawson's book

    published February 3, 2000

    There was a time, not so long ago, when black men and women were lynched on a whim in Texas. When I say "not so long ago," I mean within the span... More >>

  • By the book

    published January 27, 2000

    Because their audiences can connect a face and persona with the work, pop musicians and movie stars are, insufferably, the most high-profile and... More >>

  • Swank sweat lodge

    published January 27, 2000

    What do, say, the Rolling Stones and West Africa have in common? How about Chuck Berry and Senegal? Or the Sex Pistols and the djembe drum? In his... More >>

  • Macy Gray

    published January 20, 2000

    Macy Gray Much has been made of Macy Gray's come-from-behind tackle: out of nowhere, a new voice,... More >>

  • Saddle Up

    published January 20, 2000

    And just what is so cool about...oh, say, a dairy goat display? Or a sheep arena? Or "Junior Heifer registration?" Believe it or not, kids,... More >>

  • Balls on the walls

    published January 13, 2000

    It's not just legend. David Hockney's first stab at conquering a new world was as ballsy as we can only hope our best-known artists might be --... More >>

  • Out There

    published January 13, 2000

    Tim Finn Say It Is So (Sonny's Pop... More >>

  • The rip-off artist

    published January 6, 2000

    As with most creative forms these days -- film, music, writing -- it's nearly impossible to find a work of visual art that doesn't evoke a work or... More >>

  • Winners by default

    published January 6, 2000

    Here's the deal. If January 7 rolls around and there still exists some semblance of civilization (damn!), take a trip to -- ugh -- the... More >>

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