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March 31, 2000

Volume 19, Number 31

features

  • Strange Fruit

    Pineapple and pizza has had a grip on Tom Reavley for almost as long as he can remember. He remembers one day when the glorious combination stripped him of his innocence.

    BY TOM REAVLEY

news

  • The Watson Way

    Mayor Kirk Watson talks about challenges for austin during his next term.

    BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

  • Easy Money

    City plots downtown's retail future

    BY ROBERT BRYCE

  • Naked City

    Robin Rather, Brigid Shea, Mary Arnold leave the SOS board; Town Lake park tree not 300 yeears old after all.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Signed and Sealed

    With Bradley Out of the Way, Council Turns Attention to Stratus

    BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

food

music

screens

the arts

  • One Man Talking

    In these days of HDTV, IMAX theatres with SurroundSound, and interactive software in 3-D hyper-realism, who wants to listen to one man talking for 90 minutes on a stage? A lot of people, when the man is Steven Tomlinson, award-winning economics lecturer, lay preacher, and Austin's premier monologist, as Wayne Alan Brenner explains.

    BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

  • A Dynamic Greater Than You Can Imagine

    Buckminster Fuller believed pieces of things could be combined in new ways to create a powerful new dynamic. Now, playwright Alice Wilson is combining her words with Bucky's life for a dynamic new solo show. Wayne Alan Brenner gets the story.

    BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

  • Articulations

    A historic merger between the Paramount Theatre and the State Theater Company.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    If you have a gossip columnist, have the courage to stand behind him.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    A plethora of environmental concerns are argued in this week's letters to the editor.
  • Public Notice

    "Public Notice" is the sassy yet totally sincere public service column of the Austin Chronicle. This week is Part Two of a list of community groups that need YOU! (Part One ran last week.)

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • Letters at 3AM

    October 1, 1955, a half-hour show called The Honeymooners slipped in some uneasy truths under cover of laughter.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    This year's Academy Awards fashion winners and losers.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    Hot tea in the summer, but beer popsicles anytime!

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Coach's Corner

    Coach postulates that free-throw percentage determines longevity in the NCAAtournament, bitches about concession food at Frank Erwin Center.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • Day Trips

    Eagle Lake rallies around the endangered Attwater's Prairie Chicken population with its annual festival.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • About AIDS

    A promising new style of condom may enhance pleasure for both parties.

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Luv Doc: Prissy Asses

    The Luv Doc tries to empathize

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books