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February 9, 2001

Volume 20, Number 24

features

news

  • Power Surge

    Local company finds flywheel generated electric power is a growing niche in the current market.

    BY ROBERT BRYCE

  • Carving Up Texas

    A Preview of Redistricting at the Lege

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Naked City

    Rep. Ann Kitchen prepares to file a pipeline safety bill. Judge Sam Sparks questions the Longhorn Pipeline permit process. Ken Herman goes after a Pulitzer Prize.

    BY LOUIS DUBOSE

  • The Hightower Lowdown

    The New Environmental Regime; Ripping Off the Pentagon

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

  • Capitol Chronicle

    In Texas Courtrooms, a Fair Legal Defense is Often an Empty Promise

    BY MICHAEL KING

food

  • Eating the New Economy

    22 is elegant in that minimalist, California sort of way, Barbara Chisholm writes. The walls are gently curved and unadorned except for their warm, soothing colors of ocher and gray. At least she thinks those are the colors; the lighting is kept very low and intimate, so it's hard to be certain.

    BY BARBARA CHISHOLM

  • Food-o-File

    Virginia B. Wood thought her previous column about local chef changes was pretty comprehensive until the last few days of January, when all kinds of newsworthy information began pouring in via phone, fax, and e-mail.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Simply Seafood

    Where to find the fruits of the sea in Austin
  • Food Reviews

music

screens

the arts

  • Theatrical Fuse

    Writer and performer Zell Miller III is an incendiary device waiting for a match, and once he flicks an ember into the hidden dry undergrowth of text, there is nowhere to hide. And the good news is that he has only begun to explode.

    BY C. DENBY SWANSON

  • Articulations

    Just when you thought that Elizabethan drama fad was fading, a slew of Shakespeares hits the scene.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    Farewell to the Village Cinema and our own Robert Bryce.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Kudos for the Lost Austin issue, and much environmental ado.
  • Public Notice

    Your pals at Pub Notes say, "Get your love on in the name of ol' Saint Valentine!" Here are some suggestions to take your lover a step or two beyond the flowers and chocolate routine and benefit a few local causes, to boot.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • After a Fashion

    Our Style Avatar discovers dirt cheap cigs and trumpets the extravagant Bikes & Babes in Toyland benefit.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    An icing of trivia for the cupcake of your mind.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    The historic hotels of San Antonio.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • About AIDS

    Let's hear it for National Condom Week!

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Coach's Corner

    The XFLdebut: It has to get better, doesn't it?.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • The Luv Doc: Come On, Big Boy

    Sometimes it's hard to know when a woman is just begging for it

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

  • Still Life

    Whether it is the coterie around the world's most famous photographer or a group of cowboys on a West Texas ranch, Laura Wilson, who peeked inside a reclusive Christian sect for her new photography book Hutterites of Montana, has an instinct for penetrating insular, tightly knit societies.

    BY ROGER GATHMAN

  • Postscripts

    Upcoming events in Austin's literary life

    BY CLAY SMITH

  • Local Bestsellers

    Local bestsellers are based on recent sales at Austin bookstores selected to reflect varied reading interests.
  • Book Reviews