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2005 ISSUES

June 17, 2005

Volume 24, Number 42

news

  • Who Killed Father Ryan?

    A 1981 Odessa murder haunts crime researchers, the Catholic Church, and an ex-con determined to prove his innocence

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • PLACE 3 RUN-OFF ELECTION COVERAGE

  • Rocha's Death Involved Taser Confusion

    Officer feared Taser would be used on her, partner

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Naked City

    BY LEE NICHOLS

  • Taking Aim

    With the 79th barely over, would-be officeholders jockey for position

    BY AMY SMITH

  • The Hightower Report

    The wrong side of democracy; and taxpayers' bucks fill corporate piggy banks

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

  • Drawn to Be Funny

    At Camp Fig's new show, forget the art history and just laugh at the oddball imagery

    BY RACHEL KOPER

  • Finding Light in Shadow

    Conspirare sings of deep hope in the midst of great suffering

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • The Magnificent Eight

    Just before Juneteenth, the Young Eight, an acclaimed ensemble of young African-American classical musicians, returns to town as part of the St. Cecilia Music Series

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Notorious J.I.G.

    Now in its 10th year, 'Riverdance' is back on tour and its wildly popular celebration of Irish dance is as gloriously breathtaking as ever

    BY MARGARET MOSER

  • Culture Flash!

    Pay your respects to the late Boyd Vance, June means green for the Paramount and State, and six Austinites are officially 'New American Talent'

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    A new car sparks a meditation on years in motion, with the radio on

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Two Parises for Popov, a pink limousine for Stephen, and a little praise for Anthony-Nak

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • About AIDS

    National Testing Day: survive – and stop – HIV

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • To Your Health

    What can a person do to help prevent skin cancer?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Personal finances – ATM cards & personal checks

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Day Trips

    The Lone Star Coffee Bar in Johnson City is a caffeine oasis among the peach stands

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Sex, oil, bikes, booze, and plasma

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • The Luv Doc: Stick in the Mud

    How to be sober and not want to kill yourself

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

  • Recurring Character

    Four Texas writers on fathers and sons
  • News/Print

    Abe Louise Young eulogizes Allison Crews; plus, a Texas Book Festival update, Bill Hicks across the pond, and June's event offerings

    BY SHAWN BADGLEY

  • Book Reviews

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Ugly soccer, but effective; the battle between Lightning and Tornados

    BY NICK BARBARO