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May 3, 2002

Volume 21, Number 35

 
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  • The Woodman Cometh

    In promotion of his new film 'Hollywood Ending,' reluctant traveler Woody Allen appeared briefly in Austin to talk bats, barbecue, and why he'll never go back to stand-up.

    BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

  • Fast Cars, Strip Bars, and Elvis, Even

    What's new, Pussycat? Onetime Russ Meyer leading lady Tura Satana comes to town for the first annual Alamo Drive-In.

    BY JERRY RENSHAW

  • Better Git Hit in Your Soul

    Former Austinite George Ratliff returns to town with his new documentary, Hell House, which explores the Trinity Church's way of converting teens to Christ -- by scaring the pants off them.

    BY ANNE S. LEWIS

  • The Sights and Sounds of Art in Sync

    Ron Mann's jazz avant-garde exploration Imagine the Sound provides the perfect counterpoint to Austin Eye+Ear (which will screen Mann's film this Sunday in an E+E benefit): Both are bent on the blurring of artistic lines.

    BY WILL ROBINSON SHEFF

  • New in Print

    Dallas author Sam Staggs writes with zeal and authority in his exposé of Billy Wilder's classic camp 'Sunset Boulevard.'

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Short Cuts

    The Austin film community appears ready to rumble as the Austin Film Office (under the aegis of the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau) files suit against the Austin Film Commission, whose name and mission statement the AFO thinks is too close for comfort.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    Technology is making great strides in the development of interactive TV. Now when are TV execs going to start paying attention?

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Screens Reviews

  • Film Reviews

arts & culture
  • Extending a Dance's Life: Deborah Hay

    Deborah Hay forges her own answer to the issue of how one keeps choreography alive beyond one's own physical and mortal limitations with Nine Nights of Music in May, in which her solo "Music" is performed and adapted by four diverse artists.

    BY DAWN DAVIS LORING

  • Articulations

    Seven Austin arts organizations receive outreach grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, playwright C. Denby Swanson receives a McKnight Advancement Grant, and Peter Pan receives his own Amy's Ice Cream flavor.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

columns
  • Page Two

    Endorsements are a pain, but we think they are also a service to our readers.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Letters at 3AM

    The gargoyles guarding the great cathedrals are a part of religion, a part of humanity, even a part of God. You come to be redeemed, but it's possible you'll be devoured.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • To Your Health

    My thighs look like orange peel! I've seen this on older women, but I am only 28. My friends call it cellulite, so what is cellulite and more important, how do I make it go away?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • After a Fashion

    There's no lack of fashion at Groopie; hair online; Marcy gets well soon, and another José Eber sighting. All inside!

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • About AIDS

    BY ERIC CRABTREE

  • Coach's Corner

    Odds and ends: David Stern … Drew Bledsoe … KevinGarnett … Rick Reilly … and more.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • Feedback

    Letters to the editor, published daily
books
  • Hey Kids! Free Comics!

    The folks who make and sell comic books are hoping that a promotional giveaway of 2 million comics after the release of the Spider-Man movie will rescue their ailing industry.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • The Johnson Treatment

    It's been a dozen years since Robert Caro's previous book about Johnson, and now he's back, this time with Master of the Senate, an exhaustive and exhausting examination of the United States Senate during the years of Johnson's time there.

    BY DICK HOLLAND

  • Texas Writers Month Events, May 2-May 9

  • Book Review

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

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