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June 22, 2001

Volume 20, Number 43

features

  • Crying in the Chapel

    The Texas Hill Country features an unexpected wonder: The Most Holy Theotokos of New Sarov sheds tears of myrrh at Christ of the Hills Monastery in Blanco

    BY DEVIN GREANEY

news

  • The Death and Life of Free Radio

    Austin microradio lived fast and died young -- can the movement live to broadcast another day?

    BY EMILY PYLE

  • Neighborhood Bankers or International Big Shots?

    Laredo National Bank opens a branch in Austin, trailing a big fine and a clouded political and financial history.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Naked City

    Austin Stories

    BY ERICA C. BARNETT

  • The Hightower Lowdown

    ZapMe!'s snooping on kids, downsizing hurts the boss too, and Fleet Bank's fleeting sympathies

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

  • Capitol Chronicle

    Bush brings smog to Europe, and Rich Oppel blows smoke.

    BY MICHAEL KING

food

  • Kitchen Education

    For most of the past 200 years, there was one path to becoming a chef, Chronicle Cuisines writer Mick Vann observes. Young European men apprenticed themselves as teenagers and learned the culinary arts from the ground up. But with the advent of cooking schools, the role of chef has been legitimized into a respected profession, and a chef today can make a very handsome salary. Chefs can now attain the status of a rock star.

    BY MICK VANN

  • Food-o-File

    Things used to slow down here in the summer, but it looks like June could be the busiest month of the year for Austin-area chefs.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Gourmet Takeout

    Gourmet takeout in this week's "Second Helpings"

music

screens

  • Light It Up

    Director Lizzie Borden revisits her incendiary 1983 feminist classic, Born in Flames, showing as part of the Austin Film Society's series "Dance, Girl, Dance: Women Directors of the 70s and 80s."

    BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

  • Their Gay Movies

    The Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival presents the First Annual My Gay Movie Challenge, a call for amateur movies with a queer sensibility.

    BY CLAY SMITH

  • Short Cuts

    Two don't-miss documentaries, works in progress at AIFV, and the Alamo makes it impossible for you to forget it.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    "TV Eye" delivers the skinny on the (mostly unimpressive) summer season debuts.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Screens Reviews

  • Film Reviews

the arts

  • The Art of Parenting With Art

    Trying to find ways to make art while sustaining a family is no easy road.

    BY ROBI POLGAR

  • Articulations

    News of the death of longtime Austin actress Judi Sklar Becker and the birth of a new era at Hyde Park Theatre, with Ken Webster as Producing Artistic Director, Subterranean Theatre Company as producing company in residence, and Austin Script Works as a producing partner for FronteraFest.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    The FCC legalizes microradio, then regulates it out of existence. The forced demise of public access radio.

    BY NICK BARBARO

  • Postmarks

    Bush League lambasting, locally-grown concerns, and a side of jazz.
  • Public Notice

    Check out ways to help the Houston flood victims, get a free HIV test, and find out what's up this week in Pride.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • Letters at 3AM

    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon asks whether we’re really living … and if not, why not?

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • Day Trips

    North Texas' Lake Texoma is about more than just fishing for stripers.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • After a Fashion

    Our Style Avatar gets a personal tune-up at Lakeline Plaza's Ulta salon.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    Bits of dark matter to keep your infoverse humming right along.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • To Your Health

    Now that I am pregnant, my mother-in-law is very concerned about the vitamin A in a multivitamin I have used for years. Am I endangering my baby?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    National HIV Testing Day

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Coach's Corner

    It's wedding day for Coach's old fraternity pal, Dunn, in the swamps of Louisiana.

    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