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December 3, 2004

Volume 24, Number 14

 
features
news
food
  • At Your Service

    The holidays outside the box: unique gift ideas for your favorite culinarians

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Basket Weaving

    Give the gift of Austin flavors for the holidays!

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Food-o-File

    Tom Pederson's Cocoa Puro is prevalent; plus, coming, goings, and more in this week's roundup of Austin food news

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music
screens
  • DVDs: Part One

    From Ferrell in an elf suit to Bergman at the end, the best discs to gift this season

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Wrong Place, Wrong Time

    Kirby Warnock's 'Border Bandits' raids the Alamo with the ugly truth of 1915 Texas.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • All About the Others

    The Austin Film Society's Besides Almodovar: Other Spanish Directors

    BY WILL ROBINSON SHEFF

  • In Print

    'Made You Laugh: The Funniest Moments in Radio, Television, Stand-Up, and Movie Comedy'

    BY JEFF TONN

  • TV Eye

    In an unusual union between an indie-rooted movie network and another cable network specializing in sensational courtroom dramas comes a sustained, multifaceted discussion on one of the most pressing issues of our time: free speech

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Film Reviews

arts & culture
  • Communing in the Air

    With 'Lounge!,' Arthouse transforms itself into a space that swings

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Gimme Them Biscuits

    Austin theatre's barnyard brothers are ready to take over TV – and the world

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • The Three Scrooges

    Three different stage versions of 'A Christmas Carol' are playing this season, and one of them is sure to please the discriminating Dickens-lover in your household

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • In Memoriam: Robert Ellis Patterson

    Robert Ellis Patterson, artist and owner of the Robert Ellis Patterson Gallery in South Austin, died Friday, Nov. 19

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns
  • Page Two

    The touchy, touch Republicans have become the party of make-believe

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Stephen lays down the law – in his own style

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Resisting enemy interrogation, government- subsidized health care, and hula dancing

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • About AIDS

    Post-exposure prevention

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • To Your Health

    Are vitamin E supplements harmful?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Do-not-resuscitate order

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Day Trips

    The Big Texan Steak Ranch in Amarillo might be the most famous steak house in the world, or at least in Texas

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Feedback

    Letters to the editor, published daily
books
sports
  • Soccer Watch

    Fanless football in Italy, and potential American European champions

    BY NICK BARBARO

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