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February 24, 2006

Volume 25, Number 26

news

food

  • Who Is Mandy?

    The author hopes that history – so cruel to African-American women in the kitchen – can help breathe real life into a 19th-century portrait

    BY TONI TIPTON-MARTIN

  • Food-o-File

    James Holmes and Cristina Koester start one project before finishing another, and Manor Road's many changes.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

screens

the arts

  • A Dream Pursued

    The Young Eight is showing the world of classical music what it means to be young, gifted, and black

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Austin Murals

    Two new murals that made their debuts in February reveal the pride of the Southside

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Aisle 7

    UT MFA playwright Kendall Lynch has a plan for stocking the set of her new play set in a grocery store: Get the audience involved

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • On the Funding Front

    New funding helps the Blanton get wired and kids at Zach and KHDC get inspired

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Shostakovich 100

    The year-long celebration Shostakovich 100 continues, and here's where to get your fix of the Russian composer's music through the rest of this winter

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two: Shock Therapy

    Shock Therapy: Texans need to hear the truth about taxes and toll roads

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Stephen returns to high school and the runway; Kate goes to Lo-Fi

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    Information on and how to treat Guillain-Barre syndrome

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Revoking a will under Texas law

    BY CARL BARRY

  • Day Trips

    Kactus Korral Inc., is one of the largest wholesalers of indoor succulents and cactus in the country

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    The MGM Grand is indeed grand, and cancer-sniffing dogs

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Oops!

    Our latest batch
  • The Luv Doc: Something Vaguely Comprehensible

    Sometimes what you believe to be your strength is actually a weakness

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Houston's new MLS club visits Round Rock to face Real Salt Lake, and more

    BY NICK BARBARO