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2003 ISSUES

January 10, 2003

Volume 22, Number 19

news

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music

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the arts

  • Song of Life on Death Row

    How Dead Man Walking came to be an opera -- and to be produced in Austin before almost every other city in the world -- reveals the great risks and rewards in developing new works for the modern operatic stage.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • More Than a ZIP Code

    In the exhibition "Road to 78704," artists Jill Alo and Tina Weitz pay tribute to the distinctive mood and ambience of South Austin.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    A family of Austin artists faces deportation, playwright Cyndi Williams gets some recognition in Big D, and Arts Center Stage both gives and gets.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

columns

  • Page Two

    Bush's proposed economic reforms highlight the divide between Republican theory and practice.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Letters at 3AM

    Even though 2002 was an exceptional year for American cinema, American art has never been more marginalized, ghettoized, and controlled, than it is today.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • After a Fashion

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    Is it possible to be allergic to electricity?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Luv Doc: Unrecyclables

    Keeping the environment clean is a dirty goddamned business

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books