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2001 ISSUES

May 4, 2001

Volume 20, Number 36

features

news

  • Who Owns Sixth Street

    Is Austin's Sixth Street Entertainment District undergoing an identity crisis? -- and who are the designated shrinks?

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Naked City

    Austin Stories

    BY ERICA C. BARNETT

  • Capitol Chronicle

    House Bill 3125 attempts to hold corporations accountable for their actions -- the corporate lobby won't stand for it.

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Hightower Lowdown

    Campaign finance scam, Chinese prison labor, & bookstore conglomerates

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • Unrequited Love

    Considering the high prices and small portions, Cuisines Editor Virginia B. Wood admits that to pursue her tryst with Emilia's would make her a fool for love.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Food-o-File

    Chefs in transit in this week's Food-o-File.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Italian

    A smattering of Italian in this week's "Second Helpings."
  • Food Reviews

music

screens

the arts

  • A Cuppa Hot Joe

    On a comedy club stage, News Radio star Joe Rogan exudes a mad joy for life in all its insanity, depravity, and delicious dirt; if Henry Miller had done stand-up, it would have come out like Joe Rogan's act.

    BY J. C. SHAKESPEARE

  • A Boone to Austin Theatre

    In 10 years of leading Frontera productions, Vicky Boone has touched many lives and changed the community.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    Austin artists and arts companies continue to hit the road at a breathless pace.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    The economy begins to affect local businesses, as the ongoing debate over Sixth Street continues.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Words on the Jesus video, the Instrumental article, the Dance Festival, and other local points of contention.
  • Public Notice

    Hey, what's going on this week in Austin, public service-wise? Just read this!

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • After a Fashion

    College kids aren't all about just khakis and baseball caps … the UT Fashion Spectacular has caught the eye of the fashion nation and is spicing up the Austin style scene with its innovations.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    Some wild data to enliven your Stone Age bonecage.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    The Jersey Barnyard is a third-generation working dairy farm featuring "Belle, the singing cow."

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • About AIDS

    What's up with this "knowing exposure?"

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • To Your Health

    Knee pain now hampers my ability to run. I have exercised vigorously in the past and I believe a lack of exercise would affect my health and life span. Can food supplements help?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • Coach's Corner

    In his "View From the Couch," the Coach takes on a variety of pressing subjects, from the demise of the Detroit Red Wings and Pat Riley, to the sad state of women's golf.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • The Luv Doc: Too Much Christmas

    Lasting oppression really only works if you have a really good PR campaign

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books