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April 21, 2006

Volume 25, Number 34

news

  • City of the Dead

    Journeying through the graves of Austin's oldest cemetery

    BY CHERYL SMITH

  • We Have a Winner! Sort of ...

    Our scientifically calibrated Bloat-O-Meter© has identified the most McMansiony house in Austin

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • An Honest Ballot

    A look at what you're actually going to be voting on

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
  • Point Austin: Refighting the Last Wars

    Prop. 1, Prop. 2, Saving Barton Springs ... and Everything Else

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Beside the Point

    Attempts to debate Props. 1 and 2 produce only polarized statements and crowd heckling

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • On the Lege

    Opening day of the special legislative session featured more plot lines than a MASH episode.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • The Hightower Report

    Don't Look Down at Immigrants, Look Up; and a New Horror From the IRS

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

  • The Distance Danced

    Between its old and new versions of 'Swingin' Then & Now,' Tapestry Dance Company has swung a long way, baby

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Austin Green Art

    The city has said Austin Green Art could transform the 40,000 sq. ft. vacant lot of Block 21 into an art park April 15-22 as part of its major Earth Day celebration

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Blue Lapis Light

    Before the ugly concrete shell of the Intel building goes away for good, it will be the site for something beautiful: Sally Jacques' next large-scale dance, 'Requiem'

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Austin Arts Hall of Fame

    The Austin Critics Table has named the fifth group of individuals to be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Texas Young Masters

    Eight students from Austin have been named to the 2006 class of Young Masters as designated by the Texas Commission on the Arts and the Texas Cultural Trust Council

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Visual Arts Benefits

    Waves in the gardens on the horizons

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Stephen explores the melting pot that is ... HEB?

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    Are people who were not breast-fed lacking in any important nutrients?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    Deferred Adjudication – What Is It?

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Day Trips

    The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum is the Texas version of the Smithsonian Institute

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    We have mo bananas today

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • The Luv Doc: A Piece of Work

    Sometimes when you art it stinks, but that shouldn’t keep you from arting

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

  • In Person

    ¡A Viva Voz! featuring Jaime Hernandez, co-creator of 'Love and Rockets'

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Book Reviews

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Champions League results pending, and more

    BY NICK BARBARO