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2007 Stories by Kaitlin Ingram

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  • Good Donations

    published November 22, 2007

    When is it OK to spend $250 on a concert ticket? As someone who'll admittedly do anything to save a buck, I'd have to say never. (I prefer the... More >>

  • Golden Wishes

    published November 8, 2007

    Congratulations are in order for the Dallas Opera, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this month! And, of course, the 50th means gold, so make... More >>

  • Oh, So Good

    published October 25, 2007

    Been lookin' for a way to have some nice, wholesome family fun in the West Village? No? Okay, so it might not be the most logical place for that... More >>

  • Double Trouble

    published October 18, 2007

    At the risk of sounding like an old stick in the mud, I've gotta say that all these kids today with their MTV and iPod-whatsits have absolutely no... More >>

  • Fan's Francisco

    published October 11, 2007

    When you see Pablo Francisco's stand-up for the first time, you can't help but be impressed: The guy can beatbox, and his celebrity impressions... More >>

  • Oh, Oh Break It

    published October 4, 2007

    Remember the "girl power" movement from the '90s? Everywhere you looked, there was a pre-teen girl wearing a "Girl Power!" T-shirt with little mod... More >>

  • Luau Learning

    published September 27, 2007

    The closest I've ever come to Hawaiian food was eating at Islands every Sunday after church when I was a kid. See, the waitstaff wears Hawaiian... More >>

  • Animalistic Art

    published September 27, 2007

    The title of the new exhibition at Road Agent Gallery comes from something Aldous Huxley once wrote: "Three-quarters of the time one's never in... More >>

  • Happy Birthday, G.

    published September 13, 2007

    Did you know that the University of Texas system is the largest wine producer in the state? Yes, folks, it's right there in black and white on... More >>

  • A-men Indeed

    published August 30, 2007

    If you're like me, when you first saw Mrs. Doubtfire, you had two thoughts and two thoughts only: first, "I miss Mork & Mindy," and... More >>

  • Singing Samaritan

    published August 23, 2007

    People in general are so often forgetful. We forget birthdays, anniversaries, our coats, where we put our cellphones, etc. And so what? Those... More >>

  • No Comprende

    published August 16, 2007

    Sometimes in life, we're forced to make small talk with strangers when we just don't feel up to it. You've had a long day at work, you're grumpy... More >>

  • Eat Feet!

    published August 2, 2007

    Let's play a word association game. What word comes to mind when I say, "dance"? Do you think of "poise"? How about "leotard"? Or perhaps, "feet"?... More >>

  • Pie, Projected

    published July 26, 2007

    Well, it looks like Felicity's higher education from fictional college UNY didn't do her much good--she ended up as a waitress at a pie diner in... More >>

  • Do Not Taunt SPORM!

    published July 12, 2007

    SPORM! sounds like one of those weird substances kids were supposed to play with in the '90s. Remember Floam, that beaded foam... More >>

  • Folk Lore

    published July 5, 2007

    When I think circus films, Tod Browning's 1932 horror film Freaks is the first that comes to mind. It's got everything a good movie about a... More >>

  • It Takes Two

    published July 5, 2007

    Sometimes three's a crowd. You don't want your boyfriend's best pal tagging along on a romantic dinner date or a bystander busting in on your... More >>

  • Attention, Ladies

    published June 28, 2007

    While the image of Rosie the Riveter represents the 6 million women who worked in factories and shipyards during World War II, it doesn't apply to... More >>

  • Buggin' Out

    published June 28, 2007

    Why do some insects have feminine names like "damselfly" and "ladybug," but there aren't any 'machobeetles' or 'manwasps'? It seems unfair to the... More >>

  • Sinking Song

    published June 21, 2007

    When it comes to movies, everybody loves a nice period piece once in a while, especially if it's loosely based on a true story and involves a... More >>

  • Step to It

    published June 21, 2007

    As mindless and dull as most reality TV is, there are still a few shows out there that actually teach us a thing or two. Admit it--before watching... More >>

  • Still Going...

    published June 14, 2007

    When I worked at the SPCA in college, I cared for a puppy that looked exactly like Falkor, that flying dog-dragon thing from The NeverEnding... More >>

  • Raggio's Reality

    published June 7, 2007

    At first glance, Robyn Raggio's photographs seem pretty simple, with subjects such as a moss-covered tree branch or a rusty old Dodge. Her... More >>

  • Crop THis

    published June 7, 2007

    If someone asked me to a cropping party, I'd think I was getting an invite to drink beer with farmers in a corn field. But I'd be wrong. A... More >>

  • Candles on the Range

    published May 31, 2007

    Not that I've spent a lot of time thinking about it, but I never realized museums celebrated birthdays. I guess it's because museums in general... More >>

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