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2001 ISSUES

May 11, 2001

Volume 20, Number 37

features

news

  • Trench Warfare

    Federal judge rules for LCRA on the Dripping Springs pipeline project, but the SOS lawsuit proceeds

    BY ROB CURRAN

  • Naked City

    Local news this week in Austin.

    BY ERICA C. BARNETT

  • Capitol Chronicle

    Living on the Dole

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Hightower Lowdown

    The Fundraiser-in-Chief, Harvard busts its workers, and Dick Cheney oils his own nest

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

  • Won't You Come In?

    For four years, playwright Lisa D'Amour and director Katie Pearl have forged an uncommon bond with audiences through the welcoming, intimate quality of their theatre work. They've also forged an uncommon bond with each other, a mutually fulfilling creative partnership that will continue for the rest of their lives.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    Arts Center Stage got a new lease on life -- or at least a new lease on Palmer Auditorium; the Bad Dog Comedy Theatre offers last call, and the Rude Mechanicals gets their second plug of the year in The New York Times.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    To what citywide scandal has our monopoly daily directed its powerful attention? It's a local scourge, a plague, a deep-rooted city problem: the South by Southwest Conference and Festivals. (Okay, well, we don't get it either.)

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Public Notice

    "Public Notice" gets its motor running and hits the streets with Meals on Wheels.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • An Activity of Alchemies

    The alchemy of baseball makes possible the elongation and compression of time.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    This'll put your belfry up to bat, slugger.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    The historic Army forts around Central Texas and beyond.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • After a Fashion

    Austin style is rocking into spring as local fashion steps out -- again -- at the Club DeVille Spring Fashion Extravaganza.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • About AIDS

    Price-gouging tactics revealed

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • To Your Health

    My daily headaches have cleared up since I began taking six tablets of acetaminophen (Tylenol) every day. Should I keep looking for a nutritional solution?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • Coach's Corner

    To those who think the NBA is just a pale, slow-motion shadow of its former self, Coach says: Take another look; the running game is back, and you need only look at the eight surviving playoff teams to see 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