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January 16, 2004

Volume 23, Number 20

news

  • Nukes Are Back!

    The Bush administration plans for the next (little) nuclear wars

    BY WILLIAM M. ADLER

  • Virtually Unkillable: TEA to Resurrect Online Charters

    Supporters of 'virtual schools' never say die

    BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

  • The Fruit of the Pro-Lifers' Labors

    What Texas women now need to know before an abortion

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • CD 25: It's a Small District After All

    The congressional race in District 25 is not about race -- except when it is.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Naked City

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Dred Scott, Revisited

    The federal court decision on re-redistricting opens an old wound in Texas politics

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Austin @ Large: Time to Repeal SOS?

    What's really at stake in the proposed Temple-Inland deal

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • The Hightower Report

    Kill car alarms!; taxpayer-built facilities get corporate names

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • The Dinertainment Dilemma

    Can Kobe Japanese Steakhouse find a balance between the food and the fun?

    BY WES MARSHALL

  • Saké on Sixth

    Saké on Sixth is presented as a sleek, contemporary place with an innovative approach to the regular sushi bar, offering sushi, sake, and music, so we had to check it out.

    BY CLAUDIA ALARCÓN

  • Food-o-File

    Ah, to live the life of the Chronicle Food editor; plus, Gingerbread pancakes, Girl Scouts, and the Gilstraps of Wimberley

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings

    Fast food

music

screens

  • Lives Less Ordinary

    The Austin Film Society's neorealism and Beyond: Italian Cinema, 1948-1970

    BY MARRIT INGMAN

  • The Other 'Alamo'

    Brace yourselves, devotees of Alamo and Texas Revolution lore: The prevailing mythology is about to take a few more hits, this round courtesy of Joseph Tovares and his new documentary, 'Remember the Alamo'

    BY ANNE S. LEWIS

  • Short Cuts

    South by Southwest Film 04. March. You. Many others.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    For those of us nervously watching the erosion of civil liberties and human rights, the next film in the 'Independent Lens' series, 'Life Matters,' is something of a wistful homage to what seems to be of little value these days

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Screens Reviews

  • Film Reviews

the arts

  • The Human Touch

    Violinist Laurie Young Stevens finds the passion and flash in baroque music

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • 'Food Wine, and Thou'

    In its savory new exhibition 'Food, Wine and Thou,' Studio2Gallery offers a feast of artwork whose succulent colors and scrumptious shapes aim to fill that empty space in your hungry heart

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Articulations

    Austin won't be a capital of culture in 2004, Martha Norkunas won't be the director of Texas Folklife Resources, and Lana Dieterich won't be opening 'Always … Patsy Cline' this week

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    An amalgam of influences with a life of its own, the Chronicle is smarter than we are

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    This week, Uncle Style Avatar explore Platforms, Vespa Girls, red pumps that mysteriously turn into black high-tops and back again, and what's in Blackmail's trunk

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    Before a big plate of smoked brisket and ribs became the national dish of the Lone Star State and the fare of fancy restaurants, it was a quick bite to eat from roadside stands.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    In the first century, Pliny the Elder claimed that mustard would improve lazy housewives.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • To Your Health

    People laugh when I tell them how much a persistent itch on my back bothers me. Sometimes it even itches so much it hurts. Are there ways to control such a problem?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    What's up, what's down for 2004?

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Luv Doc: Too Much Christmas

    Lasting oppression really only works if you have a really good PR campaign

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

sports