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1999 Stories by James A. Duffy

Archives: 1999 | 1998
  • BOUND AND DETERMINED

    published October 20, 1999

    The comedies of Gilbert and Sullivan have been entertaining musical-theater audiences for more than a century with their theatrical misdirections,... More >>

  • A LIFE MORE ORDINARY

    published October 6, 1999

    American filmgoers, outside of the organizers of international film festivals, have never heard of the actor/director/filmmaker Feroz Khan. Khan... More >>

  • BAR FLY

    published September 29, 1999

    Generations of SLU students cut their teeth on the beer glasses served at Twenty North (20 N. Vandeventer), always a safe place to go on a Friday... More >>

  • SISTER ACTS

    published September 22, 1999

    The Washington University Performing Arts Department presents two one-act plays that place actresses at centerstage. From Blood to Prayer: Two... More >>

  • ART ATTACK

    published September 15, 1999

    The St. Louis Art Fair returns for the sixth time to downtown Clayton this weekend, Friday-Sunday, Sept. 17-19. Even though the fair is only 6... More >>

  • Landing Party

    published September 1, 1999

    It's Labor Day weekend, and with the extra day off from the workweek, we have to try to get in as much outdoor activity as we can before winter... More >>

  • HISTORICAL PRESENT

    published August 25, 1999

    Whether you're a gentile whose knowledge of Jewish faith and tradition comes from Fiddler on the Roof, Woody Allen films and television... More >>

  • MUSEUM PIECE

    published August 18, 1999

    This weekend the fun-loving folk down at City Museum are throwing another party, with a retro theme that only locals could truly love for all of... More >>

  • O SUSANNAH

    published August 11, 1999

    Living in the shadow of Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Union Avenue Opera Theatre has been working awfully hard to put on a good show, and their past... More >>

  • FIRM FOOTING

    published July 28, 1999

    When feet heel-and-toe, shuffle and slide faster than the eye can follow, that's what we like to call tap. Where dancers' bodies glide along... More >>

  • YOUTH WILL BE SERVED

    published July 21, 1999

    The median age of the general population keeps getting higher and the baby boomers are starting to move out of middle age, so St. Louis now looks... More >>

  • Miami Vice

    published July 14, 1999

    This week, one of St. Louis' most prolific playwrights, Christopher Jackson, puts his latest work, South Beach (not to be confused with South... More >>

  • LIGHT FANTASTIC

    published July 7, 1999

    What the hell is going on downtown? Last week, crowds gathered for That Thursday Thing, hosted by the Downtown St. Louis Partnership; next week,... More >>

  • Fairplay

    published June 30, 1999

    The Fourth of July wouldn't be Independence Day without Fair St. Louis, the July 3-5 riverfront celebration featuring food, music and family... More >>

  • Free Jazz

    published June 16, 1999

    "The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free." These... More >>

  • Consumers Digest

    published June 2, 1999

    "Here -- taste this." That's what my older brother used to say to me whenever he found some strange, unlabeled container in our refrigerator.... More >>

  • This Week

    published February 17, 1999

    It's always been said that the great works must begin by being compared to the ones that came before. For example, Christopher Jackson's new play,... More >>

  • This Week

    published January 27, 1999

    What does the enjoyment of a child's Popsicle have to do with the relationship of a mother and her daughter, or the invasion of giant white worms... More >>

  • This Week

    published January 20, 1999

    Wednesday/20 See all the new SUVs and FWDs at the 1999 Greater St. Louis Auto Show, running through Jan. 24 at America's Center. (see... More >>

  • This Week

    published January 6, 1999

    The St. Louis Black Repertory Company has a knack for dramatically creating the life of the African-American Everywoman -- which is the subject of... More >>

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