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January 18, 2002

Volume 21, Number 20

news

food

  • Eastside Oases

    Two Austin Cafes that seem more like hideaways
  • Food-o-File

    South Austin taco news and other culinary updates in this week's "Food-o-File."

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Asian Buffets

    Asian buffets in this week's "Second Helpings"

music

screens

the arts

  • Sexy Beast

    With a bold new take on Andre Previn's operatic adaptation of A Streetcar Named Desire, Austin Lyric Opera has a remarkable opportunity to lead the operatic pack and show the world the stuff it's made of.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Hey, Yo! Young Lovers

    Rome & Jewels is choreographer Rennie Harris' new hip-hop version of the Romeo and Juliet story, set in the streets of Philly where the Caps and the Monster Qs fight for control.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    UT-Austin Professor of Cello Phyllis Young is honored with a lifetime achievement award, and visionary director Anne Bogart comes to town to teach a master class.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    BY NICK BARBARO

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    Fort Griffin once served as a lonely military outpost on the Texas frontier.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • After a Fashion

    Who called LouAnn? Who dined with Gwyneth? "Walk this way" and find out!

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    I want to do everything right for my baby, due in March 2002, so I plan to breast-feed. How long should I give my baby breast milk only? What advantages do breast-fed babies

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    AIDS cases rising as complacency reigns

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Coach's Corner

    Mack Brown or Rick Barnes jump to the pros? Not likely, when just the hint of a threat will get them a fat renegotiated contract.

    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

  • The Great American Drug Book

    How Robert Sabbag set out to write the Great American Novel but ended up becoming the nation's best chronicler of the drug trade.

    BY CLAY SMITH

  • Postscripts

    The last time we heard about Karla Faye Tucker, she was being executed; now, almost four years later, there's a new novel about her. Or about someone very like her. And Beverly Lowry's classic Crossed Over, a memoir about getting to know Karla Faye Tucker, gets a reissue.

    BY CLAY SMITH