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August 15, 2003

Volume 22, Number 50

news

food

  • An Elegant Adventure

    Nestled at the star-crossed corner of Sixth and Lavaca, the Thistle Cafe is Downtown's latest fine-dining flavor.

    BY CLAUDIA ALARCÓN

  • Food-o-File

    Virginia B. Wood delivers a half-ton o' news in this week's "Food-o-File."

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Gourmet Takeout

    All up in it with Gourmet Takeout!

music

screens

  • From 380 Angles

    Karen Kocher's multimedia 'Austin Past and Present' tells hundreds of stories in almost as many ways.

    BY MICHAEL MAY

  • aGLIFF's Opening Night

    The 16th annual Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival opens on Thursday, Aug. 21, 7:30pm, at the Paramount Theatre, with a screening of Girls Will Be Girls. For tickets or more information, visit www.agliff.org or call 799-6327.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • TFPF Grant Recipients

    The Austin Film Society's Texas Filmmakers Production Fund has announced its 2003 awards -- totaling $65,000 -- to 17 "emerging film and video artists in the state of Texas … whose work shows promise, skill, and creativity."
  • Hollywood Is Calling

    Sarah Hepola shows you how to get celebrities like Robert Heyges to call your cell anytime you want, but ideally on special occasions.

    BY SARAH HEPOLA

  • Short Cuts

    Hello Murdah, Hello Foddah: Marc Savlov reports from the Alamo's Camp Hacknslash, where more than 1,000 horror fans saw Freddy Vs. Jason while not sloshing their way around a softball field and flashing their kibbles and bits.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    The Man Show might be more manly with the addition of Austin-based Sacred Cow Productions' Doug Stanhope and Joe Rogan, but Belinda Acosta wonders if it will be any more watchable.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Screens Reviews

  • Film Reviews

the arts

  • A Piece of Work

    Denise Prince Martin's photographs featuring lone female subjects in unusual settings are nothing if not lush, capturing the color, luster, and texture of every element with uncanny crispness, but they also reveal in the expressions of their subjects women with stories to tell, women worth getting to know.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    The Austin Circle of Theatres has released the nominations for the 2002-03 B. Iden Payne Awards.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    We're now posting our ever-expanding letters section online, with new letters daily. This, of course, brings up a whole new set of quandaries.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • To Your Health

    I would like to find the best soft drink for my teenage children. How do I choose?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    Study Confirms Secret Bisexuality as HIV Threat to Hetero Women

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Luv Doc: Gerbling

    Some people like to push the envelope

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

  • Seeking the Recipe

    Hermeticism has been marginalized academia since the Enlightenment. Can a UT professor and grad student editing a journal change that?

    BY MICHAEL ERARD

  • In Person

    Belinda Acosta reports from El Cabaret de Caramelo in San Antonio, a reading / performance inspired by Sandra Cisneros' most recent novel.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA