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2001 ISSUES

June 29, 2001

Volume 20, Number 44

news

  • Now Serving ... Time

    Robert Conran sat down to dinner at Furr's, and walked out in handcuffs. After four years in prison on a shaky conviction, he's got a chance of parole -- then he faces deportation

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Naked City

    Austin Stories

    BY ERICA C. BARNETT

  • The Hightower Lowdown

    Jeffords and the Lobby, Karl Rove's ethics & the New Fast Track

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

  • Capitol Chronicle

    Governor Perry and his 82 vetoes: Government by Negation

    BY MICHAEL KING

food

  • Fun With Frugality

    Cuisines writer Barbara Chisholm challenged her colleagues to host a dinner party for $50 or less; here's what each of them came up with.

    BY BARBARA CHISHOLM

  • Food-o-File

    Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood remembers Ninfa Laurenzo, the founder of the popular Ninfa's Tex-Mex chain, who passed away last week, and updates readers on the culinary news around Austin.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Local Pizza Takeout

    Where to order Austin-made pizza.

music

screens

the arts

  • Hearts and Violins

    Jennifer Bourianoff has found happiness playing chamber music and living in Austin.

    BY ROBI POLGAR

  • Articulations

    Flood relief is on the way for Houston arts organizations devastated by Tropical Storm Allison and a memorial service is being held for longtime Austin actress Judi Sklar Becker.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    Even being in Slacker didn't prepare Chronicle Editor Louis Black for the film's eventual impact.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our Free Radio coverage generates some audio radiance, and more.
  • Public Notice

    Free wheelchairs, fan-tasic, and Grrrrrrrrly Action: What a hot summer it's heating up to be in Austin's public-service community.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    If information's a microbrew, here's your favorite pub.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    Meet the grill of your dreams at the New Braunfels Smoker Company.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • After a Fashion

    Ubermodels take the stage at a local bar. Why? Why is the Austin fashion scene so divided? Work with me, baby …

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    A friend recently had the silver fillings in her teeth removed and replaced with ceramic fillings. Although it set her back over $2,000, she says she is feeling better already. Is this something I should do?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    Condom Ads Conspicuously Absent from TV

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Coach's Corner

    A few observations on the U.S. Open and Wimbledon

    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

  • Burning Down the Sixties

    They don't normally let dogs in the LBJ Library and Museum, but after Chronicle writer Jesse Sublett explained that he was talking about James Ellroy, the demon dog of American literature, they graciously made an exception.

    BY JESSE SUBLETT

  • Postscripts

    First Marco Perella told us about the apparently very funny experience of being a nobody in his Adventures of a No Name Actor; now Bruce Campbell wants us to know what it's like to be both a B-movie king and a regular Joe.

    BY CLAY SMITH

  • Local Bestsellers

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

sports