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2003 ISSUES

April 25, 2003

Volume 22, Number 34

news

food

music

screens

  • American Movie

    What to see at the sixth annual Cine Las Americas.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • All Over the Map

    The "thoughtful production, informed consumption" of the Taos Talking Picture Festival

    BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

  • Short Cuts

    Dobie goes digital, understanding Sikhism, and Tom Copeland celebrates two decades at the Texas Film Commission.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    Films in Complicated Women -- TCM's new festival of precode pictures -- feature many legendary actresses in film history: Greta Garbo, Norma Shearer, Jean Harlow, Barbara Stanwyck, Marlene Dietrich, Bette Davis, and others.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Film Reviews

the arts

  • Speaking of Dance

    The difficulty of describing dance inspires choreographer Kathy Dunn Hamrick to create an ingenious 30-minute dance out of phrases from dance reviews.

    BY SARAH HEPOLA

  • Crank Up the Machine!

    When Austin Symphony conductor Peter Bay leads the UT New Music Ensemble in a performance of George Antheil's Ballet mécanique, he'll not only be giving the 1920s work its Austin premiere, he'll be reviving the notorious masterpiece of one of the true bad boys of music.

    BY JERRY YOUNG

  • Piece of Work

    The materials that make up Shellife are commonplace, likely to be found in any thriving household: eggshells, a white ceramic bowl, tulle, a small wood table, fabric. Yet the way artist Regina Vater has placed them together elevates them from everyday to shrinelike, allowing the installation to strike a spiritual chord.

    BY MOLLY BETH BRENNER

  • Articulations

    Two arts institutions end their runs: the iron belly muses theatre company and the South Congress visual arts venue Gallery 1313.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

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