In his debut novel, Plano's Stefan Merrill Block makes peace with a family curse
See Tongues Dance at the Undermain
Robert Bechtle finds a universe of order in car doors, roof lines and lawn chairs
The new season in New York's Chelsea galleries offers a mad mixture of artful objects, photo-optics and cinematic play
These films do ask, do tell
Pete Hunter grew up in Atlantic City casinos, so he knows he's a long shot to make it in the NFL. Then why does he seem like a sure bet?
The malaise of one suburban teen is made vivid in the disturbing first feature film L.I.E.
Photographer Ann Stautberg walks the razor's edge of a good regional artist
Unbuckling the Bible belt
August 6 - 12, 1998
With Mermaid Avenue, Billy Bragg and Wilco turn a myth into a man
The Only Thing Worse would be if Terry Martin stopped acting
Walt Whitman Community School in Oak Lawn is America's first private high school for gay and lesbian students. Despite some grim personal stories, the kids are all right.
Leaning House Records puts a new slant on poetry
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