The Miami Herald from Miami, Florida on April 7, 1993 · 41
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The Miami Herald from Miami, Florida · 41

Miami, Florida
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Wednesday, April 7, 1993
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£ SECTION E WEDNESDAY APRIL 7 1993 euje nuami nermo -LU RECORD REVIEWS Ice-T right has cut one mess of an album in Home Invasion 5E ‘ETHAN FROME’ Edith Wharton’s tale of thwarted love comes to film 7E A sociologist for the Fashion Institute of Technology tells Glamour magazine that mascara ‘is a statement of empowerment rather than a mere cosmetic tied to some whim of fashion Using mascara is a way of emphasizing that you allow how much you want the rest of the world to see’ More realistic More wearable Those were adjectives used when designers unveiled their fall collections last week in New York We wondered if people in South Florida agree CALVIN KLEIN Veronica Rahming 41 Northwest Dade: “I wouldn’t wear it I don’t like the boots and I don’t like flowing stuff with boots I don’t like the color” Tasha Taylor 13 Miami Beach: ”1 don’t like the shoes and I don't like the skirt It’s too long It’s too dead” Wendly Reconco 15 Miami Beach "I don't think the shoes go with it because the dress is long It’s too much of the same color” Evelyn Minott 32 Miami: “I like the style I like the material and I like the colors” ANNA SUI Lorraine Afflitto 33 Plantation: “It's far-out but not flattering ” Thomas Lloyd 17 Fort Lauderdale: “Ick It looks too corduroy ” Tina Fusari 21 Kendall: “What era is this coming from? It looks like the 1600s This I definitely wouldn’t wear” Maria Ramos 18 Carol City: “This is nice It’s very colonial ” Katherine Laber-desque 23 Coconut Grove: “The hat looks like a baby bonnet The cuffs on the end look like something from Mozart’s time I think it's asinine" TODD OLDHAM Donna Beare 41 Oakland Park: "This is in huh? Halloween party ” Anna Wilder 29 Fort Lauderdale: “Ridiculous You look like you’re going out for Halloween” Maria Ramos 18 Carol City: “Yes I would want this In my closet It’s very colorful” Thomas Lloyd 17 Fort Lauderdale: "I like it It looks like a court jester" Wendy Ripley 26 Fort Lauderdale: "I think that's cool like what a Jester wears” Ines Carrasquillo 37 Plantation: “A clown" ISAAC MIZRAHI Donna Beare 41 Oakland Park: “Cute Kinda short for me though ” Anna Wilder 29 Fort Lauderdale: "it’s nice Maybe if I lost 12 more post-pregnancy pounds I’d consider it" Ines Carrasquillo 37 Plantation: "Too hippie” Hilary Berger 41 Boca Raton: “I happen to have nice arms and not a lot of bust so I like that halter look It's cute Interesting It’s fun it shows off your figure You could dress it up warm you could dress it up cool” Maria Ramos 18 Carol City: “I would definitely wear this It’s tropical but It’s a tropical that would fit anywhere not just Miami It’s a sexy dress" Katherine Laberdes-que 23 Coconut Grove: “I think It’s a sexy cut I would wear that” fi $ f 4 va 5 ' RANDY KEMPER Sonja Braswell 50 Hollywood: "Simplicity but comfort” Anna Wilder 29 Fort Lauderdale: “It doesn't show your body It’s just like a piece of material” Ines Carrasquillo 37 Plantation: “Too casual ” Thomas Lloyd 17 Fort Lauderdale: “It's like psychedelic It’s like melting sort of ” Tina Fusari 21 Kendall: "It’s different I probably would wear that It’s not too loud and it looks comfortable Maybe for evening maybe going to a comedy club or something very calm Maybe you could go to dinner in that too ” Katherine Laberdesque 23 Coconut Grove: "It looks like pajamas to me” RALPH LAUREN t V Donna Beare: “It’s the new look It’s soft It’s pretty It has the ’60s-’70s feel” Anna Wilder 29 Fort Lauderdale: "It’s too much like the ’60s Reminds me of clogs and those elevator shoes and elephant pants” Ines Carrasquillo 37 Plantation: "Too sloppy” Hilary Berger 41 Boca Raton: ‘lt looks very rich-looking very embroidered-looking almost very earthy” Maria Ramos 18 Carol City: “I like the mix of the colors It’s like an ancient Arab look with a modern biker accent" Industry takes aim at sales oi used CDs Buyers see savings honchos see ‘cancel T i he pop music industry is ticked off at you again Remember how they raised both Cain and Abel a few years ago because you insisted on recording some of your favorite albums on cassette? They said you were robbing them of zillions of dollars by taping albums and giving them out free to your cheapskate friends Of course you know and know — and eventually research proved — that you taped albums primarily to play in your car But that didn’t stop the biz from being mightily annoyed at you and floating all sorts of wacky ideas to make you pay including an aborted attempt to tax blank cassette sales Well now gosh darn you you’ve gone and cheesed ’em off again This time the battlefield is the used-CD stores where you’ve lately had the temerity to buy some of your music Now I under- LEONARD PITTS JR POP MUSIC stand why you’ve been doing it A used CD will set you back — what? — $7 or $8? That’s a savings of anywhere from $4 to $8 over the cost of a new one Of course the thing is there’s no such thing as a used CD Whereas a vinyl record album deteriorates a little with each revolution on the turntable a reasonably well cared-for CD is virtually immortal It is after all just a computer disc encoded with digital information In terms of sound quality a used CD is indistinguishable from a new one By buying one you sacrifice nothing — except of PLEASESEE INDUSTRY 5E MOVIE REVIEW THE SANDLOT (PG) Sandlot charms surprises Terrific cast weaves fantastical spell nei aiu Y! By RENE RODRIGUEZ Herald Staff Writer ou’d expect a movie like The Sandlot about a motley crew of baseball-crazed prepubescent boys to end with a big game between the ragtag heroes and a rival team with the fate of the world or some other equally important result in the balance Well the game does come Only it’s early in the movie it’s over with quickly and it doesn’t end quite like you expect it to That’s what The Sandlot repeatedly does: Confound your expectations It’s a charming and hilarious flick for kids (boys in particular will eat it up) that feels remarkably fresh even during its occasional foray into cliche land The movie is narrated by Scotty Smalls (Tom Guiry) who reminisces about the summer of 1962 when he was 11 years old and (what else?) the new kid in ( U PLEASESEE SANDLOT 7E M V k' 1 - 4

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