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2005 ISSUES

April 1, 2005

Volume 24, Number 31

features

news

food

music

screens

the arts

  • Adopting a Survivor's Tale

    Stephen Mills' journey into the Holocaust leads a community toward tolerance

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • The Ones We Owe

    Barbara Ehrenreich's 'Nickel and Dimed' lionizes America's minimum-wage heroines

    BY BARRY PINEO

  • Hold That Process

    The Arts Commission recommends to City Council that the arts funding application process be suspended for the coming year

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • 'Fame' Via Liverpool

    The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts is making a rare visit to America to audition Yanks, and Austin is where it's happening

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    Anyone who tells you the impact of a smoking ban will be negligible doesn't appreciate that it's the very number of Austin music clubs, including the swarm of the more marginal ones, that enables the scene's vitality

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Who is the Best Fashion Writer? Just ask the Saxon Pub! See inside for more details.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Letters at 3AM

    The following examples of government mismanagement ought to be April Fools' jokes, but they're not

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • About AIDS

    Resistance: What does it really mean?

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • To Your Health

    Are bioidentical progesterone pills similar to the natural progresterone cream in the treatment of menopausal symptoms?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    What is double jeopardy?

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Day Trips

    The Warm Country Heart Theatre is a jewel among the boarded-up buildings and strip malls of the Paluxy River Valley

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Slow growing lobsters and dog leash death for Bonapartes

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • The Luv Doc: Your Public Scent

    The Luv Doc finally recommends moderation

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

  • News/Print

    Everything is illuminated extremely loud and incredibly close

    BY SHAWN BADGLEY

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Down but not out for U.S.; and the champs welcome Chivas to MLS

    BY NICK BARBARO