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August 5, 2005

Volume 24, Number 49

features

news

  • A Better Place

    For nearly 30 years, Primarily Primates has offered a refuge for misplaced animals

    BY CINDY WIDNER

  • Rumblings of a Mad Mom Movement

    Texas Parent PAC wants to purge Lege of lawmakers who won't go to bat for public ed, regardless of party

    BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

  • Council Notes

    City Council heads into the budget season, looking to restore previously cut services

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • Linebarger, Oden Still Pushing for County Tax Business

    But county officials say collections are very efficient

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Labor Woes at Cap Metro

    Capital Metro service hangs in the balance at 11-hour union negotiations

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • 'Statesman' Drops a Turd

    Decision to censor 'Doonesbury' strip annoys the crap out of daily's readers

    BY KEVIN BRASS

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

    BY LEE NICHOLS

  • Perry Settles for a 'Half-Loaf'

    And he's 'stunned' that you would question his special sessions

    BY AMY SMITH

  • The Hightower Report

    The Wal-Mart way in Latin America is a bad way, factory monitor learns; and economic theorists not thinking in real-world terms

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • All in the Presentation

    John Bullington's and James Holmes' culinary performance art: now showing at an Alamo Drafthouse (or elsewhere) near you

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Food-o-file

    Primates in Progress; plus, Texas chefs in the media and Texas barbecue across the Atlantic

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

  • Monkeying Around

    Songwriters love monkeys, be they figurative or literal

    BY MELANIE HAUPT

  • TCB

    Plunging into Austin music's past with the Armadillo, and its future with MySpace. Craig Ross included free of charge.

    BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

screens

the arts

  • The Monkey Time

    How communing with the apes inspired the artists of the Texas Monkey Project

    BY CINDY WIDNER

  • My, My, Maestro

    One reporter's firsthand account of exploring competitive improv at the Hideout

    BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

  • Rising Stock

    With Summerstock Austin, a gang of young performers serious about theatre get a chance to develop their craft in the old-school environment of a stock company

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Culture Flash

    Tom Hester's funny film scores a close second in Montreal, Kathy Dunn Hamrick scores good press in New York, and AMOA keeps Liebovitz late 'til 8

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

columns

  • Page Two: Tapping Into the Monkeygeist

    Chimps ahoy on the newsstand
  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Letters at 3AM

    We are a community, we and the creatures. There are only a few tenths of a percent of difference between the chimpanzees' DNA and ours, yours, mine.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • About AIDS

    Roll on that rubber

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • To Your Health

    Should I ditch my Teflon cookware?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    eBay & PayPal – caveat emptor (part IV)

    BY MEGAN LONERGAN

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Drug makers, belly dancing, and Harrison Ford

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    The Texas Surf Museum in Corpus Christi tells the story of an era as well as the evolution of the sport along the Texas coast

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Oops!

    Our latest batch
  • The Luv Doc: Girl Farts

    She farts a lot

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Major League Soccer teams try European exhibitionism

    BY NICK BARBARO