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1999 Stories by Ed Morales

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  • John Phillip Santos crosses the border

    published September 28, 1999

    John Phillip Santos is the sort of new intellectual who feels equally at home with analytic philosophy and Aztec mysticism, has wandered the dusty... More >>

  • Mano a Mano

    published September 14, 1999

    Fajardo, Puerto Rico— As he was about to board promoter Don King's private jet, which would fly him from his native Puerto Rico to Las... More >>

  • Reverse Assimilation

    published August 3, 1999

    When I first met Café Tacuba in early 1993, they were hunched in a typical suburban garage on the outskirts of Mexico City, working the... More >>

  • Chaos, Shmaos

    published July 20, 1999

    I wish I could tell you that Automatic Earth is a revelation, a timeless, haunting elegy to the state of mind we're living through here in... More >>

  • Dreaming in Cuba

    published June 1, 1999

    The 72-year-old Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, in town to promote Wim Wenders's documentary on his group, the Buena Vista Social Club, was trying... More >>

  • Uno Step Beyond

    published May 18, 1999

    For a Spanglish-speaking guy like me, one of the most shocking developments in pop music this year has been seeing the mainstream media celebrate... More >>

  • Dreaming in Cuban

    published April 27, 1999

    In an attempt to avoid the charmless effect of two consecutive one-person shows, the American Place Theatre has turned its performance space into... More >>

  • La Próxima Parada

    published April 13, 1999

    It's difficult to do community-based theater about the dreary desperation of "the people" without sinking into the dreariness and taking the... More >>

  • Exhibit #9

    published April 6, 1999

    The wackiest of many outlandish moments in Exhibit #9, Tracey Wilson's cacophonous comedy, is the spectacle of Margaret Johnson, a young... More >>

  • Monomania

    published February 9, 1999

    Don't look now, but the writing seems to be on the wall for the one-person show. Even Downtown is not sure it has enough time or interest to... More >>


    published January 5, 1999

    Shakira Donde estan los ladrones? Sony Discos At first glance, almost everything about... More >>

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