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2006 ISSUES

May 19, 2006

Volume 25, Number 38

news

  • The Hells Angels Hit

    Anthony Benesh was shot down by a sniper – the suspects, and theories, are legion

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • ELECTION RESULTS

  • (Don't) Take Them out at the Ball Game

    At Dell Diamond, there's more than one kind of boob to be found in the stands.

    BY MELANIE HAUPT

  • War of Words – and Tacos – on Airport Boulevard

    On Tamale House turf at E. 51st. and Airport, a taco is a taco ... or is it?

    BY DANIEL MOTTOLA

  • Naked City

    Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
  • Point Austin: Green Fallout

    Picking up the parties and the pieces, there remains much work to be done

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Beside the Point

    The tentative bond election starts solidifying this week

    BY WELLS DUNBAR

  • On the Lege

    Lawmakers accomplish what they failed to do so many times – approve a new education funding package that doesn't look half bad on paper

    BY AMY SMITH

  • The Hightower Report

    Pity for CEOS; and the Granny Peace Brigade

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

music

screens

the arts

  • Cream of the Crop

    Nominations for the 2005-2006 Austin Critics Table Awards

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • The 24th Day

    Naughty Austin may not be known for dramatic fare, but its production of the thought-provoking thriller The 24th Day could change that perception

    BY BARRY PINEO

  • UT Symphony

    After a season of auditioning conductors to find a new Director of Orchestral Activities, the UT School of Music has named Gerhardt Zimmermann to the post

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Conspirare

    Conspirare has just been awarded $75,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts to explore the question: What in American music makes it American?

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Mario DiGiorgio

    Mario DiGiorgio, Austin stand-up comic and author of 'A Cynic's Guide to a Rich and Full Life,' shares tips on looking at life through coal-colored glasses

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two: Original Intentions

    What the framers talked about when they talked about democracy – plus, how to put your money where your vote is

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • After a Fashion

    Stephen suggests cross-stitching to a crusading mom, recommends various philanthropic weekend endeavors, and scouts for a talented costume designer

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    What kind of magnesium is most tolerable and what foods are richest in magnesium?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    E-Mail Privacy–Can My Boss Read My Emails?

    BY BRANDY WINGATE

  • Day Trips

    The Cockroach Hall of Fame Museum in Plano offers all things buggy, if you've got the stomach for it

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Simian septuagenarians

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • The Luv Doc: Prissy Asses

    The Luv Doc tries to empathize

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

sports

  • Soccer Watch

    Exciting finishes in FA Cup and European Champions League finals, and more

    BY NICK BARBARO