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Arts & Leisure

Volume III, Issue 41
April 3 - April 10, 2000  
 
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

E nter a world of spaceships and sorcery, a world not only of sight and sound, but of mind, on the way to MidsouthCon, Memphis' annual gathering of science fiction enthusiasts.

One of Argentina's premier tourist attractions is the Perito Moreno Glacier, part of the Patagonian Ice Cap, the world's third-largest chunk of ice outside the poles.

Steven Tomlinson is a university lecturer in econommics and a lay preacher, but his performance monologues are packing in the theater-goers.

Plus, bringing "Bucky" to the stage, pizza and pineapples, the founder of Spamarama™, checking in with Mark Grace of the Cubs, and much more!

Recreation
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State of Grace [7]
He got more hits than any other player in Major League Baseball in the 1990s, and now Mark Grace enters the 21st century as the new Mr. Cub.
— Sam Weller, NEWCITY CHICAGO
 

Performance
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One Man Talking [8]
In these days of HDTV and IMAX theatres with SurroundSound, who wants to listen to one man talking for 90 minutes on a stage? A lot of people, when the man is Steven Tomlinson.
— Wayne Alan Brenner, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
A Dynamic Greater Than You Can Imagine [9]
Buckminster Fuller believed pieces of things could be combined in new ways to create a powerful new dynamic. Now, playwright Alice Wilson is combining her words with Bucky's life for a dynamic new solo show.
— Wayne Alan Brenner, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Latin Lovers [10]
The cultural reach of Ballet Hispanico.
— Ashley Fantz, MEMPHIS FLYER
 








Featured Articles
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Somewhere in Time [2]
The true confessions of a 13th-level magic-user (with a spell of binding) at the MidsouthCon.
— Chris Davis, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
On Ice in Patagonia [3]
Walking on an Argentinean glacier is, well, really cool.
— Paul Gerald, MEMPHIS FLYER
 

Food & Drink
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Strange Fruit [4]
Pineapple and pizza has had a grip on Tom Reavley for almost as long as he can remember. He remembers one day when the glorious combination stripped him of his innocence.
— Tom Reavley, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
A Man, A Can, A Plan [5]
SPAMARAMA™ Founder Dave Arnsberger.
— Margaret Moser, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Her Majesty's Secret Service [6]
Learning how to love The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love.
— Chris Davis, MEMPHIS FLYER
 

In the Gallery
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Art of the State [11]
Russian exhibit at the Tennessee State Museum provides a look at what happens when art production is controlled by the state.
— Angela Wibking, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

Now What? [12]
A gallery of captivating links to keep your imagination churning while the paint dries.
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