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1998 Stories by Melissa Jacobs

Archives: 1998
  • Get Milk

    published June 25, 1998

    In 1995, the Houston Grand Opera debuted Harvey Milk, based on the life of the celebrated former San Francisco city supervisor, gay-rights... More >>

  • Women at Work

    published June 18, 1998

    The monthlong Summer Dance Festival includes a number of showcases, plus workshops and master classes by the likes of former Martha Graham... More >>

  • Frayed Braid

    published June 4, 1998

    Braid heaps on layers of contrasting dual vocals, an arresting twin-guitar attack and loose, jazzy drumming. It's a framework that's been... More >>

  • The Day the Music Hall Died

    published May 28, 1998

    This week, Theatre Under the Stars bids farewell to the Music Hall, its longtime home, and settles in to wait for the construction of its new... More >>

  • Average John

    published May 14, 1998

    John Wesley Harding has proven he isn't the sort of singer/songwriter who lends himself well to major-label promotion. Telling adjectives slide... More >>

  • Duncan Hindsight

    published May 7, 1998

    When she began performing more than 100 years ago, Isadora Duncan's bare feet and uncorseted body shocked Victorian audiences and drew their... More >>

Archives: 1998