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2002 Stories by Olivia Flores Alvarez

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  • A Taste of Caramelo

    published October 17, 2002

    It'll be a short trip down I-10 for Sandra Cisneros when she comes to town to read from her new novel. The Latina poet and writer lives just a few... More >>

  • Best Buy-the-Book Event

    published September 26, 2002

    The first time anybody paid Alvaro Saar Rios for his words was when the Houston-based playwright won $27,000 for spelling out "Totally Blew Me... More >>

  • Hot Tunes, Summer in the City

    published July 18, 2002

    It's time for another round of Houston Press Music Awards jinxes. Considering that last year's big winners were Japanic (who broke up six... More >>

  • Olmos Famous

    published June 20, 2002

    Before he was Don Johnson's brooding boss on Miami Vice, before he was Jennifer Lopez's domineering dad in Selena, and before he... More >>

  • Child of Happenstance

    published May 9, 2002

    Isabel Allende was sitting in a diner, mulling over her book Daughter of Fortune when she spotted the novel's main character, Eliza,... More >>

  • Memo Re: Borders

    published March 21, 2002

    In 1964, when Memo Villarreal opened a tiny record store on the corner of 75th and Canal Street in the East End, Houston had only one... More >>

  • Kellye Gray

    published February 21, 2002

    It's been a long time -- 14 years, in fact -- since Kellye Gray spent her nights singing at the Blue Moon. Back then the club was the "other" jazz... More >>

  • Low Fidel-ity

    published February 7, 2002

    There are two things wrong with Latin music these days: Michael Greene and Fidel Castro," declares Liz Mendez, a Mexican-American pianist who has... More >>

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