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2001 ISSUES

June 1, 2001

Volume 20, Number 40

news

  • It's a Wrap!

    A Legislative Wrap-Up on the 77th Session

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Naked City

    Austin Stories

    BY ERICA C. BARNETT

  • The Hightower Lowdown

    The Bush energy pose, the FTAA farce & Biotech cynicism

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • The Big Show

    The aesthetic at Girasole speaks to the food fashion of our age, according to Chronicle writer Rachel Feit. It is studied, indeed, almost market-researched in its appropriateness.

    BY RACHEL FEIT

  • Food-o-File

    What's cooking in the Central Texas food scene.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Local Pizza

    Austin pizza places in this week's "Second Helpings"

music

screens

the arts

  • Got to Get Ourselves Back to the Garden

    The exhibition "Charles Umlauf: A Retrospective, 1933-1992" at the gallery Spazio by Lytle Pressley, is a fresh reminder that Umlauf was an artistic virtuoso in many ways and not simply an artist who lived in Austin, but an artist who was Austin, who embodied something of the character of the city and revealed it in his artwork.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    Central Texas writer Tom Grimes has a play date in L.A., Deborah Hay duets with Baryshnikov in Brooklyn, and Jouét flies off to Louisville, plus legislative applause for Austin musicals Jouét and Oliver!

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    Local promoter and legend Tim O'Connor is retiring (well, he says he's retiring), and I want only to praise him. Hell, look at his accomplishments -- Castle Creek, Austin Opera House, Backyard, Austin Music Hall, La Zona Rosa, Willie, Farm Aid, and that's just the beginning.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers holding forth, but not holding back.
  • Public Notice

    Two words for this week in "Public Notice": Pride and Ride. Okay.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • Day Trips

    The venerable, towering National Forests of Texas.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    Meaty, nutritious data and data by-products---now in bite-sized chunks!

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • After a Fashion

    Always avant Austin retailer By George's new store is alight with style; starting this week, SoCo stays up late on the First Thursday of every month.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • About AIDS

    Where to get tested for HIV and other STDs.
  • To Your Health

    I don't know how much vitamin C I should take. The government has one figure and books I have read have others. Who is right?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • Coach's Corner

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • The Luv Doc: A Lot of Guy Friends

    This girl sounds like a keeper

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books