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2001 Stories by Amy Roe

Archives: 2001 | 2000
  • Bittersweet Charity

    published November 15, 2001

    Friday, November 2, was meant to be a night for Remembrance, a benefit for the victims of the September 11 tragedy. Hyped as an unforgettable... More >>

  • The Quest for the Catman

    published November 1, 2001

    Twilight came in time for the finale. Key West clouds were cloaked in velvety blue. The crowd swelled to 100 people. After dousing a metal hoop... More >>

  • Almost Prefect

    published November 1, 2001

    Joe Minicozzi perches on a curb, facing what should be oncoming traffic on Federal Highway in downtown West Palm Beach. He checks his Swatch. At... More >>

  • Short Timer

    published October 11, 2001

    For her curatorial debut as director and CEO of the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale, Kathleen Harleman... More >>

  • Almost Perfect

    published September 13, 2001

    The streets breathe heat. Wavy vapors liquefy distant sights. A stop sign ahead evokes the work of Salvador Dalí. In the rear-view mirror... More >>

  • Belly Up to the Cybar

    published August 23, 2001

    A trio of young women in scanty club wear strides into a bar on Himmarshee Street in Fort Lauderdale. You know the drill: wine, women, and mangled... More >>

  • Gimme an A!

    published August 2, 2001

    On an otherwise quiet, balmy night in Auburn, Alabama, in an otherwise empty, over-air-conditioned Taco Bell, three young, blond women huddle over... More >>

  • Generation Exodus

    published June 21, 2001

    The red neon of Rio Vista Plaza overpowers the radiant colors of the setting sun. A tiger lurks on a side street, but it's just a mural on an... More >>

  • A Curious Yellow

    published May 31, 2001

    Tommy Doodle doesn't dawdle: "I come home from work at the end of the day, have dinner, then go to my area where I paint, and see where I'm... More >>

  • Dave Matthews Band

    published May 31, 2001

    Brotherman, You know I'm a total fan, dude. I mean, if there's, like, a new disc out or, like, a show, I'm THERE. Totally! All the way... More >>

  • Hortt No More 2

    published May 3, 2001

    Under an unrelenting midday sun, the pink two-story building that houses the Carone Gallery seems to glow. Inside, it is twilight. Track lights... More >>

  • The Deadbeat Goes On

    published April 19, 2001

    The attorney wears a simple blouse, and her straight brown hair is as no-nonsense as her demeanor. She rests her head in her hands and, in a... More >>

  • Poor Ferdy

    published March 22, 2001

    Ferdinand Mahfood is here in spirit. Peering down from a white wall inside the tinted glass doors of Food... More >>

  • Body & Soul

    published March 1, 2001

    The ashram of the imagination is solitary as a mountain summit, riddled with secrets, inhabited by gaunt, ascetic bodies swaddled in monastic... More >>

  • Gustavo's Travels

    published March 1, 2001

    Gustavo Woltmann happens to be sitting across the street from Fort Lauderdale beach, but inside Soapy's Internet Cafe, logged on to his laptop, he... More >>

  • Better Than Everyone Else

    published January 25, 2001

    Exhaust wafts from tailpipes and mingles with the acrid stench of sun-baked asphalt. It is a crossroads: In the middle of rush hour at the... More >>

  • The Elmo Files

    published January 18, 2001

    From a distance Bob Dole didn't quite look real. For one thing he was wearing makeup for the countless cameras that surrounded him in front of the... More >>

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