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April 18, 2003

Volume 22, Number 33

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  • Dig Deeper

    Now what kind of mother would take her kids to see a movie about juvenile delinquents serving time in a hard-labor prison camp? A smart one, if she's read Holes, Louis Sachar's wacky, wickedly funny children's book that makes the leap to the big screen this Friday.

    BY PETER DEBRUGE

  • The Cinema of Dual Citizens

    In the upcoming series Driven into Paradise: European Émigré Directors 1933-1950, the Austin Film Society will be screening (at the Alamo Drafthouse) six classic films reflecting the ethical sensibilities and aesthetic innovations of these exiled masters.

    BY WILL ROBINSON SHEFF

  • Cine las Americas

    Passionate documentaries, visually poetic features, work by young directors and marginalized voices are all part of this year's Sixth Annual International Film Festival of the Americas.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Short Cuts

    Say yes to life, art, and Mogwai by becoming part of Cinqué Hicks' free daisy chain of digital art and free expression.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    Loving TV's losers.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Film Reviews

the arts

  • Virtual Tribe

    With the aid of a live Internet connection, Austin artist Cinqué Hicks will project the portraits and messages of people from around the world in a public space, where people in one community can recognize that they are also "global nomads" and part of the larger community of the world.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    Several hundred Austinites were led on a 100-minute tour of 600 years of European prints when eminent art historian Leo Steinberg came to town, and Crockett High School and Bastrop Opera House continue to chase top honors in state play competitions.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    Deconstructing the endorsement process, and more thoughts on the power of protest and principled dissent.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Letters at 3AM

    Winning the war in Iraq is not a measure of our country's morality.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • After a Fashion

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • To Your Health

    I recently heard about a product called NADH that can help people with chronic fatigue syndrome. I don't have that problem, but I certainly get tired sometimes and wish for something safe that would give me an energy boost. Would NADH help and at what amount?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    Simple Support Helps Treatment Success

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • 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

books

  • Book Review

    "Between its title and proximate April Fools' Day release, the casual observer might assume Gerald Nachman's Seriously Funny is some sort of joke book," writes Ken Lieck. "However, its subtitle and subject offer the advanced student of dry humor the opportunity to quip that no, it is the anti-joke book!"

    BY KEN LIECK

  • News/Print

    Please form two lines and file in slowly.

    BY SHAWN BADGLEY