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2006 Stories by Dave Amber

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  • The Last Wives Club

    published July 6, 2006

    There's no doubt that into every marriage creeps, or perhaps floods, moments that inspire you to dream of snuff films with your mate in a starring... More >>

  • If It Ain't Got That Swing

    published June 29, 2006

    It's ten years this month since songstress Ella Fitzgerald died. Fitzgerald, whose romantically distinctive voice has gently passed from... More >>

  • Men in Black:

    published June 22, 2006

    Throw a fancy hardwood desk on top of a red Oriental carpet, tack a picture of the pope up on the wall, and you've got a church rectory, on stage,... More >>

  • A Frenzy Within

    published June 15, 2006

    Things have definitely looked better for the Florida Frenzy and for indoor football in general. Since its freshman game on March 19 against the... More >>

  • You're Killin' Me

    published June 1, 2006

    Even as the fine band for Beehive: The 60s Musical Sensation warmed up the crowd with an "It's My Party" infused medley, deep in my gut the... More >>

  • She's Gotta Have It

    published May 25, 2006

    Fabulation Written by Lynn Nottage. Directed by Michael Yawney. With Crystal Murphy, Edgar Caraballo, Viviene Dawson, Andre L.... More >>

  • The Impugnic Wars

    published May 18, 2006

    "George and Martha. Sad, sad, sad." For lovers of the Woolf, those six little words will induce Pavlovian joy. Such a cruel play. Such... More >>

  • Astrophysics Lite

    published May 11, 2006

    When you get down to the nitty-gritty, even Nobel laureate physicists, despite their high-minded ambition to uncover the mysteries of the... More >>

  • Lauderpocalypse Now

    published May 4, 2006

    Smell that? Vegetable oil. Nothing in the world smells like it. I love the smell of vegetable oil in the morning. You know it well, that... More >>

  • Your Film Is Fired!

    published April 20, 2006

    The 11th-annual Palm Beach International Film Festival is upon us, and it's even Palm Beachier than ever, with the Donald in town to kick off the... More >>

  • The Petit Dejeuner Club

    published April 20, 2006

    In the 2000 movie Pollock, a crucially transformative scene places Jackson Pollock in the cold of a late 1940s Long Island winter, breaking... More >>

  • Capsule reviews of current area stage shows.

    published April 20, 2006

    Edge Theatre, which last year served up Men on the Verge of a Hispanic Breakdown, is now offering Family Secret, written and... More >>

  • Daddy's Little Girl

    published April 13, 2006

    Anne Frank wasn't the only Jewish teenager hiding during World War II and the Holocaust, but she's certainly become the symbol of all of them.... More >>

  • Poker Gets Dramatic

    published March 30, 2006

    In the evil galaxy of schadenfreude where theater resides, nothing's better than a darkly funny play about hopeless wankers full of big talk and... More >>

  • Rita Unstoppable

    published March 16, 2006

    Palm Beach Dramaworks has been nominated for 16 of this year's Carbonell Awards, South Florida's theater honors that will be parceled out by... More >>

  • This Is My Rifle, This Is My Gun

    published March 9, 2006

    Bold Girls Written by Rona Munro. Directed by Genie Croft. With Deanna Henson, Kathy Ryan, Tania Tesh, and Jennifer Gomez. Through... More >>

  • Mud in Your Eye, Beowulf

    published February 23, 2006

    As you enter the Florida Renaissance Festival and hear the first bad English accent yell "G'day, my lord" coming from the first wench with... More >>

  • Where's the Mummy?

    published February 9, 2006

    Back in December, New Times called the Museum of Art's King Tut exhibit — "Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs" —... More >>

  • Lucy, You Can't Be in the Show

    published February 2, 2006

    Now, if never before, with intelligent design worming its way through academia, we could really use a good evolution play, one that looks at the... More >>

  • Latino and P.O.'d

    published January 26, 2006

    Barefoot Boy With Shoes On, which opened last week at the Public Theatre of South Florida, is more a dance than a play. It's all emotion... More >>

  • They're Poets, and They Know It

    published January 19, 2006

    In two short years, the Palm Beach Poetry Festival has evolved, like a rhyming Ebola virus, into a sort of iambic pentameter circus. Last year, it... More >>

  • Hey Jude

    published January 12, 2006

    Thank God. A new play about Catholic priests that mentions neither pope nor pedophilia. It is about miracles, though, which might raise eyebrows.... More >>

  • Million Quid Baby

    published January 5, 2006

    "Quadriplegics envy paraplegics. You think, 'Man, they've got it made,'" painter Chuck Close once said about his paralyzed life. Close's comment... More >>

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