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2006 ISSUES

February 10, 2006

Volume 25, Number 24

news

  • ELECTION

  • ELECTION

  • Bentzin's Bad Connection

    District 48 candidate's acknowledgement that he hired political consultant John Colyandro to work on his Senate campaign in 2002 raises big legal questions

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Who We Are

    The 'Chronicle' interviews Howard Zinn on war, peace, and human nature

    BY DIANA WELCH

  • Endorsement

    Special election for Texas House of Representatives, District 48
  • Naked City

    Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
  • Point Austin: It's That Time Again

    If you haven't voted, aren't voting, aren't ready to vote – wake up!

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Hightower Report

    Bush's IRS goes after poor folks; and the latest 'creep' of advertising

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • Loving Home

    No reservations? No problem! A sex – er, six – -course meal you can make for your main squeeze

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Food-o-File

    After 15 years, David Garrido departs Jeffrey's, and the timing's right for Alma Alcocer-Thomas to take over; plus, more food and wine options on Valentine's Day.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

screens

the arts

  • Proper Exposure

    A new exhibition gives eight of the state's finest photographers – who happen to be women – their due

    BY BENNÉ ROCKETT

  • Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh

    The Jewish Community Association of Austin's production of 'Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh!,' a revue of Allan Sherman's parody songs, may tickle your funny bone – especially the part connected to your nostalgia bone

    BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

  • Rodrigo Duarte-Clark

    Playwright Rodrigo Duarte Clark discusses the genesis of his play, 'Doña Rosita's Jalapeño Kitchen,' and the new production being mounted by Austin's Teatro Vivo

    BY BARRY PINEO

  • ColdTowne Heroes

    Help the ColdTowne Heroes get out of town (to hit a batch of comedy fests around the country) at Fun-Razor, an evening of improv, sketches, and films

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Oh Mother

    Allison Orr, who's expecting her first child in late March, has organized a program of contemporary dance by a half-dozen moms and moms-to-be

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two: Name-Calling, Part II

    Name-Calling, Part II: The proud badge of 'cowardice'

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Well Riverside and Congress is finally all clear. So now Stephen can go out and be fabulous at all these incredible Valentine's and early springtime happenin's!

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    Fun facts on fiber

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Items sold door-to-door – can I cancel my order?

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Day Trips

    The Sweet Tooth Tour of Mount Pleasant doesn't cover a lot of ground, but it does offer a variety of locally made desserts

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Oops!

    Our latest batch
  • The Luv Doc: Whoopsy!

    You’re not the nearly flawless person you believe other people think you are

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

  • News/Print

    The 14th annual Short Story Contest: If you haven't heard, hear here, as we've gone from 550 to 10, count them, 10 stories! Count them again! Still 10? Not for long ...

    BY SHAWN BADGLEY

  • Book Reviews

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    U.S. and Guatemala coming to Frisco; and once around the world of football (in 50 words)

    BY NICK BARBARO