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May 17, 2002

Volume 21, Number 37

news

food

music

screens

  • Hiiiiiiiii-Yah!

    Austin foley artist Buzz Moran strips the sound out of a forgotten kung fu flick and redubs it live at the Drafthouse. The result? Something to chop about it.

    BY WILL ROBINSON SHEFF

  • Get Your Game Face On

    'Tis the season to glue yourself to the PlayStation controller and get in some batting practice.

    BY MICHAEL CHAMY

  • SXSW Trailer Fest

    SXSW and the Austin Cinemaker Co-op call for entries to their SXSW Trailer Fest competition.
  • New In Print

    Timed neatly with the premiere of George Lucas' latest Star Wars installment, Will Brooker's new pop-cult study of Star Wars fandom sheds some light on the dark side.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Short Cuts

    Music video maven Lance Myers stays up all night to animate the Riddlin' Kids' latest spin, plus pennies from heaven (or: the Texas Filmmakers Production Fund).

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    What, you think watching TV for a living is easy? Boy, does "TV Eye" have a thing or two to tell you.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Film Reviews

the arts

  • Emily Sings

    New Texas Music Works is kicking off the ninth annual New Texas Festival with the Emily Dickinson Song Symposium. A conference dedicated to art songs featuring texts by the master American poet.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    The Long Center for the Performing Arts is delayed until 2005, and MS / Nerve Dance Company and Jason Phelps hold a very personal benefit.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    Dave Marsh is a writer of passionate convictions whose work is designed for engagement. Which is why we're excited that he wrote our cover story on as great a talent as Patty Griffin.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • After a Fashion

    Hmmmmmm, didn't our Style Avatar's psychic "see" what awaited him at the Brown Bar? Why was he not forewarned? Also, AAF checks in on George Michael's potty habits.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    All my life I have really loved milk, but my wife is concerned that it is making me gain weight. At age 30 I am otherwise healthy but about 20% over my ideal weight. Would two glasses of milk per day be too much?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Soccer Watch

    Ale, ale, ale, ale! The World Cup starts in two weeks! Plus a look at the basketball and hockey playoffs so far.

    BY NICK BARBARO

  • The Prayer Robbers

    A fantasist's view of the rise of monotheism.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • The Luv Doc: A Terror

    America has got to stop treating parenthood as some inalienable right, like assault weapon ownership or hydraulic fracturing

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

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