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2006 Stories by Guy Gray

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  • Taiwan On, Japanese-Style

    published August 9, 2006

    Once the Far East was exotic and mysterious, but today, we're all familiar with the joys of Taiwanese bubble tea and traditional Japanese sushi.... More >>

  • The Sword

    published July 19, 2006

    After looking at some of today's metal sub-genres — grindcore, thrash, death, black, doom, rap or nü — it appears that bands must... More >>

  • Viva Mentors

    published July 5, 2006

    Viva Vox is a local nonprofit organization that provides mentoring services to at-risk children through its IMAGINE Arts Mentoring Program... More >>

  • Yakuza

    published June 28, 2006

    What is it with singer-saxophonists and Chicago? There must be something in the deep-dish pizza. First there was Steve Sostak of the legendary... More >>

  • Happy Hour, Engaged

    published June 28, 2006

    Why would the American Civil Liberties Union host a happy hour? According to Scott Emanuel, project coordinator for the ACLU of Eastern Missouri,... More >>

  • The Constantines

    published June 14, 2006

    Canada's Constantines deliver highly danceable punk grooves and superb lyrics all wrapped up in a gruff, working-class-flannel exterior... More >>

  • Juana Molina

    published May 24, 2006

    It may have been a risk, but Juana Molina clearly made the right choice when she quit her cushy job as an Argentinian TV star to pursue music. For... More >>

  • Gimme Five

    published May 17, 2006

    If you've ever considered the existential implications of the '80s videogame Q-bert, know you're not alone. Nathan Poetzscher, a cartoonist... More >>

  • Oh, Fair Mother

    published May 10, 2006

    What to do on Mother's Day? Hmm. You could take her out to dinner for the umpteenth time, but that's what everyone does. This year, switch it up a... More >>

  • Entertainment, Indeed

    published April 12, 2006

    As a God-fearing Midwesterner, you are contractually obligated to support professional rasslin' (that's "wrestling" for you educated types) and... More >>

  • Metal Hearts/Headlights

    published March 8, 2006

    Anar Badalov and Flora Wolpert-Checknoff form the core of Baltimore's Metal Hearts. On their debut album, Socialize, the teenage duo... More >>

  • Ghostface Killah

    published March 1, 2006

    While the rest of the Wu-Tang Clan has lost their way (Method Man resorted to a crap sitcom on FOX; ODB, sadly, is R.I.P.; the RZA's disciples... More >>

  • Can You Dig It?

    published March 1, 2006

    Winter too cold for ya? Then get over to the Schlafly Bottleworks (7260 Southwest Avenue, Maplewood) for a screening of Walter Hill's cult-classic... More >>

  • They Got the Beat

    published January 25, 2006

    Those mesmerized by drumming and rhythms should check out Dance Africa, which kicks off Friday, January 27, at 7 p.m. at the Center of... More >>

  • This Show Slays 'Em

    published January 18, 2006

    If you love suspenseful, labyrinthine plots and have an appreciation for dark comedy, then you're going to love Ira Levin's... More >>

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