An El Paso medical supplier says the American Red Cross took part in an illegal scheme to ship medical supplies and other goods into Mexico without paying import taxes, and conspired to keep it a secret even after he was wrongfully imprisoned as a direct result.
There's more to macrobiotic cooking than brown rice and tofu. Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts founders Fran Moody and Dawn Black are showing Austinites why, Cuisines editor Virgina B. Wood writes.
In this week's edition of Food-o-file, Austin Chronicle Food editor Virginia B. Wood tells readers about several upcoming charity events that involve food (the best kind!) and mentions a Home Winemaker Conference that readers can attend.
Phil Alden Robinson's Freedom Song, premiering on TNTthis Sunday, is a touching depiction of a small town's grassroots Civil Rights movement; also, cheers to Frasier and jeers for Fox's Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire.
Like twins who have grown up apart and are finally reunited, writer-performer Terry Galloway and the Austin theatre company Rude Mechanicals are creative soulmates who have at last discovered their kinship through their collaboration on Galloway's dark comedy In the House of the Moles.
"Lars Gustafsson has the air, somehow, of a sailor," Roger Gathman writes about this Austin author transplanted from Sweden. "It is as though he were some Swedish Sinbad come to rest here after a dozen ports. And in a way, that is true."