March 7, 1997

Volume 16, Number 27

news

All Roads Lead to Bergstrom

Light Rail Ignored as City Airport Planners Encourage Vehicle Use

Business as Usual?

Freeport Strikes Gold, Spawns Scrutiny

BY ROBERT BRYCE

Telling...

Does Parental Notification Bill Trod On Abortion Rights?

BY KAYTE VANSCOY

Telephone Hangups

Telecommunications Ordinance Passes, Fees and All

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Suits or Citizens: Who Gets the Prime Parking?

Pony Shows and Horse Trading

Councilmembers Trot to the East Side; Some Claim Attendance at Swap Meet

BY ALEX DE MARBAN

food

Out-of-Town Barbecue

BY PABLEAUX JOHNSON

Breakfast All Day

A Bunch for Brunch

Not Quite Breakfast, Not Quite Lunch

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-O-File

music

Street Cred to Burn

The 1996-97 Austin Music Awards

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

1996-97 Austin Music Awards Wednesday, March 12 Austin Music Hall, 7:55pm sharp

This Magic Moment

15 Years of the Austin Music Awards

BY ANDY LANGER

Cast of Characters

Xenophobia?

International Acts at SXSW

BY MICHAEL BERTIN

Picks & Sleepers

South by Southwest '97

Also Playing

Road Shows

Dancing About Architecture

To Be Or To Be Not

Record Reviews

screens

Turning the Internet on its Ear

Thomas Dolby's Euphonious Headspace

BY KAYTE VANSCOY

Creative Plundering with Mark Hosler

No False Moves

Bill Paxton

BY PATRICK TAGGART

The View From Here

John Pierson's Split Screen

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Scanlines

Norma Jean & Marilyn

Seven in Focus

SXSW '97 Film

Rev. Ivan Stang and Techno-Spirituality

Collective Projections

Women Make Movies

Shortcuts

Film Reviews

Akira

This animated science fiction based on a graphic novel set the modern standard of excellence for Japanese anime.

Ava

International espionage with a body count

Dead

Comedy about raising the dead doesn't raise too many laughs

Foster Boy

The for-profit foster system exposed in this heartrending drama

Gremlin

Some presents should stay unwrapped in this twisted horror

Kajillionaire

The con is on in Miranda July's oddball crime caper

The Last Shift

Different visions of the modern American working class, all beaten by the same system

Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles

Cake and art mix in this portrayal of consumable creativity at the Met

Push

Documentary exposes how faceless landlords turn homes into assets

Rad

Hal Needham's BMX action flick restored

RPG Metanoia

Filipino animated gaming adventure gets a U.S. release

Shortcut

Mangled Italian creature feature should be even shorter

Still Life

Jia Zhangke’s 2006 masterpiece on a changing China finally reaches America

Sweetness in the Belly

Unusual take on the white savior narrative, set against the Ethiopian civil war

The Trial of the Chicago 7

The famous anti-protestor show trial recounted
arts & culture

1% for Soul

Weighing the Costs of the Art in Public Places Program

BY REBECCA S. COHEN

Articulations

Tokyo Miracle

Arts Reviews

columns

About AIDS

Coach's Corner

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

Day Trips

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Public Notice

Bob Newhart

BY KATE X MESSER

International Women's Day

Pension Concern Serious

Mister Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Page Two

BY LOUIS BLACK

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