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May 24, 2002

Volume 21, Number 38

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  • The Giving Tree

    Making movies takes money. Lots of it. From grants to bakes sales, credit card max-outs to benevolent rich uncles, local filmmakers struggle to come up with the cash.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • Why Ask Why?

    Local art collective How+Why? stages its latest event, titled "Now More Than Ever," where art will co-opt advertising instead of vice versa.

    BY MICHAEL CONNOR

  • War and Remembrance

    Time Warner Cable and the LBJ Library and Museum hosted a local premiere of HBO Films' new LBJ film 'Path to War.'

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Biz Buzz

    Texas Production News

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • New on DVD

    Rhino Video, packager of subcultural phenomena, a few months ago released Battle of the Planets / Gatchaman DVDs that include episodes of Asian anime series Gatchaman and corresponding episodes of its surreal American knockoff, Battle of the Planets.

    BY JASON HENDERSON

  • Short Cuts

    Austin institutions: Hippies. The bats. Kelso. Ethan Hawke and Russell Crowe? Rumor has it the two River City regulars have signed on for The Alamo, the not-yet-greenlit, big-budget remake tentatively set to film just outside Austin.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    Screenwriter Daniel Giat, recently in town for the Austin premiere of his 'Path to War,' talks about LBJ's legacy.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Screens Reviews

  • Film Reviews

the arts

  • More Places at the Table

    The Austin Critics Table is about to hand out its annual awards for achievement in the arts for the 10th year, and the list of nominees is longer than ever.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    The Blanton Museum of Art gets a cool million for its new building, Austin Museum of Art gets a new director of development to raise money for its new building, and a whole lotta Austin Artists get nominations for the 2001-02 Critics Table Awards.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    Are you sure about that Rodney Reed death penalty? And, the second installment World Cup "Soccer Watch" from our esteemed publisher.

    BY NICK BARBARO

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • After a Fashion

    Celebrity sightings … and slightings. Bitchy, bitchy, biiiiitcheeeeee …

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • To Your Health

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    BY MAUREEN KEELEY, PH.D

  • Coach's Corner

    Mike Tyson's a punk who doesn't deserve the cover of Sports Illustrated; the Spurs and Mavs are pretenders who don't deserve better than they got; and baseball fans … well, they deserve a league that can deal with its labor problems

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • The Luv Doc: In Through the Out Hole

    Like singing and dancing, everyone is a self-appointed expert when it comes to anal sex

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books