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2002 Stories by Dan Sweeney

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  • Shore Thing

    published December 26, 2002

    Pauly Shore is to actors as Ed Wood is to directors. Shore, of course, began life in the limelight as an MTV veejay. That, we can... More >>

  • Friends of Bonnie

    published December 19, 2002

    It has been a long, strange trip for Bonnie Bramlett. Ordinarily, one starts off a career as a nobody and then, after establishing oneself... More >>

  • Yule Love It

    published December 19, 2002

    If you're looking to attend the biggest Christmas show of the season, you need look no further than the Office Depot Center this Saturday. But... More >>

  • In a Family Way

    published December 12, 2002

    For those new to the Palm Beach County music scene, Family Function may provide the who's who you're looking for. And for all those jokers who go... More >>

  • Respect the Rock

    published November 28, 2002

    Ah, it seems like only yesterday, but it was 15 years ago that downtown West Palm Beach first found a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Respectable Street... More >>

  • Celtic Frost

    published November 28, 2002

    Mick Meehan pulls a tuft of Bali Swag tobacco from its pouch and effortlessly rolls up a cigarette as he discusses his reasons for coming to... More >>

  • Big Top Guns

    published November 14, 2002

    Circuses seem to come through South Florida more often than most places, particularly in the winter months. Sure, it's probably just due to the... More >>

  • Gov't by the Mule

    published November 14, 2002

    With time spent as Duane Allman's replacement in the Allman Brothers Band and as lead guitarist for Phil Lesh and Friends, Warren Haynes has... More >>

  • Going Batty

    published October 31, 2002

    For the kids in Death Becomes You, Halloween is the most wonderful time of the year. "This is like our Christmas, our Hanukkah, our... More >>

  • Slippery Phish

    published October 31, 2002

    Trey Anastasio, lead singer/guitarist of perennial American jam-band Phish and all-around neohippie icon, is prepared to slam into Florida... More >>

  • Fascinating

    published October 24, 2002

    Although most people remember Leonard Nimoy for either blue shirts and pointy ears or Rod Serlingesque commentary before documentaries... More >>

  • Attellevision

    published October 17, 2002

    With Comedy Central's Insomniac, Dave Attell, set to perform for three days at Uncle Funny's in Davie, New Times decided it... More >>

  • Biscuit Kings

    published October 10, 2002

    Does Sam Altman, drummer for the Disco Biscuits, smoke a lot of pot? Well, stoners do tend to tell very long, involved stories; consider... More >>

  • Gateway to Poptopia

    published September 26, 2002

    How about something right up your alley? Kim's Alley, in this case, and the myriad other shops, restaurants, and bars that make up the Shops of... More >>

  • Mali Hai

    published September 19, 2002

    Africa is besieged by problems. Sheesh, a lot of those guys are poor. Damn, many of their governments are crooked. But, hey, most of the countries... More >>

  • Fire Insurance

    published September 19, 2002

    It's always a shame when a recording studio burns to the ground. There's a lot of expensive stuff in there, after all. And it's even worse when... More >>

  • Down and Dirty

    published September 12, 2002

    With more than a quarter of a century behind them, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band has achieved a brassy brilliance rarely heard in the modern... More >>

  • Don't Be a Sissy, You Sissy

    published September 12, 2002

    Tim Bergling wants to know why some gay people act so gay. And he wants to know why anyone would care. "I think it's pretty simple," Bergling... More >>

  • Radiation in N'Awlins

    published September 5, 2002

    If the Meters were still around, it would be a close contest. But, as it stands now, if you consider talent, expression of the New Orleans sound,... More >>

  • Blue Thursday

    published September 5, 2002

    Ordinarily, we would write off Joanna Connor as just another of the myriad female blues singer/songwriter/guitarists who offer blues lite with a... More >>

  • Atomic Mass

    published August 29, 2002

    The alt-country boom seems to have mellowed a bit, but it certainly hasn't hit the skids the way tech stocks have. It's still alive and very... More >>

  • A Gay Ol' Time

    published August 22, 2002

    Drama queen and drag queen oftentimes go hand in hand, which is probably why drag queens make for such great soap opera. At least, that's what... More >>

  • Strong Words from the Weak

    published August 22, 2002

    Even though he has railed against capitalism for about a decade, John Samson, heart and soul of the folksy punk group the Weakerthans, is... More >>

  • Twisted Sitcom

    published August 15, 2002

    The dysfunctional family is now as American as Mom and apple pie. Time was, the American family was reflected on TV in such sugary shows as... More >>

  • Post-bop Pioneer

    published August 15, 2002

    Following an unfortunate turn to homogenized Latin pop with Tito Puente Jr., the Musicians Exchange returns to pristine form this week when it... More >>

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