Oct. 1, 1999

Volume 19, Number 5

features

Deadly Globs

Brenner recalls the time Carl Orff took his breath away. Really.

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

news

Condo Clash

The Gotham Has Neighbors Up in Arms

BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

Sand Beach Battle

Sand Beach Reserve on the north shore of Town Lake is the subject of a land-use and legal dispute.

BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

Moving on Up

River Woods residents forced out of affordable apartments which are being demolished for a new luxury complex

BY ERICA C. BARNETT

Naked City

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife rethinks its pact with the Lower Colorado River Authority; prospective candidates are lining up to run for two open on district court, and Brigid Shea leaves the SOS Alliance.

BY AMY SMITH

Corner to Corner

In his final "Corner to Corner" column, Mike Clark-Madison declares victory and gets out, noting that neighborhood issues are now taken seriously in mainstream city politics.

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Media Clips

The Daily Texan student newspaper celebrates 100 years in publication as two former editors publish a book on the Texan's history.

BY LEE NICHOLS

food

Fourth Street Paradise

Chronicle Food editor Virginia B. Wood ventures into uncharted territory at Saba Blue Water Cafe on Fourth Street, and likes what she finds.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-File

In this week's edition of Food-o-file, Austin Chronicle Food editor Virginia B. Wood congratulates Grape Vine Market's selection as Food and Wine's Retailer of the Year and mentions several upcoming food events and changes in the local restaurant scene.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Second Helpings: Catfish Hunter

Food Reviews

Marimont Cafeteria

Chronicle Food writer Rachel Feit finds a few of her favorite things at Marimont Cafeteria.

La Reyna

Chronicle Food writer Barbara Chisholm reviews local Tex-mex establishment La Reyna.
music

DERAILERS

Going Up

A profile of Austin’s pre-eminent honky-tonkers, the Derailers

BY JIM CALIGIURI

Elephants and Pygmies

A profile of rising Austin honky-tonker Roger Wallace.

BY JERRY RENSHAW

Dancing About Architecture

The Chronicle music staff's picks for the 2000 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees; Austin bands point NXNW; and is this airport hip-hop rave really happening? Yes. For sure. Definitely. Maybe.

BY KEN LIECK

Record Reviews

Bramhall

Jellycream

Terminal 46

Very Still Life

Broken Teeth

Broken Teeth

The Reclusives

The Reclusives

Missile Command

Sexy, Sexy Confidence

Freerange Bastards

Freerange Bastards

The Cruel & Unusual

The Cruel & Unusual

Lance Keltner

Empty V

Superego

Oh Yes My Friend

Lil' Troy

Sittin Fat Down South

Dr. Zog

Swampadelic

Albert King with Stevie Ray Vaughan

In Session

Todd Rusch

Signpost of Destiny

Larry

A Family Album

Transona 5

Going Away EP

Viper Horse, Coolhand Band, Juan Solo, Subset, Playdoh Squad, the Peenbeets

Repository of Fun! ... Six Austin Bands

Teye

Viva el Flamenco

Aztex

Short Stories

Don Walser

Here's to Country Music

The Cornell Hurd Band

At Large

Owen Temple

Passing Through, General Store

Adam Carroll

South of Town

Hidden Speaker

The Brittle Stars

7 & 7 Is

screens

Drinking and Shrieking

This local Web site is dragging Austin clubs online and into the spotlight.

BY MARC SAVLOV

Austin Heart of Film

Screenwriters Conference and Festival Schedule

Malcolm, Movement, Memory

With subjects that range from Malcolm X to choreographer Alvin Ailey, Orlando Bagwell's documentaries depict the African-American -- as well as American -- experience.

BY ANNE S. LEWIS

Short Cuts

The Alamo Drafthouse's Cannibal Film Festival: It's People!

BY MARC SAVLOV

TV Eye

Will a brown-out really change the way Latinos are portrayed on television? Also, only a few quibbles about the surprisingly promising premiere of Angel, starring Buffy's David Boreanaz.

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Screens Reviews

Film Reviews

Plunkett & Macleane

Simon Sez

Three Kings

This modern classic is a war movie with a conscience, an action movie with a funny bone, a caper movie with a shifting agenda.
arts & culture

To Sitcom Hell and Back

Getting her own sitcom nearly killed Margaret Cho, and she talks about the experience in her new show I'm the One That I Want.

BY J. C. SHAKESPEARE

Articulations

A spin on the Austin art gallery carousel.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Othello: Less Than Regal

In this week's section of Austin Chronicle arts reviews, Robert Faires reviews Austin Musical Theatre's The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and Rude Mechanicals' Lipstick Traces, Sarah Hepola reviews the Zachary Scott Theatre Center's Shakespeare's R & J and Marshall Ryan Maresca's Slow Night at McLaughlin's, and Robi Polgar reviews Austin Shakespeare Festival's Othello and Physical Plant Theater's Fatigue.

Slow Night at McLaughlin's: Sweet and Stout

Reviews of recent and ongoing exhibitions and performances around Austin

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas: Down-Home Gusto

Reviews of recent and ongoing exhibitions and performances around Austin

Lipstick Traces: It's Only Rock & Roll ...

Reviews of recent and ongoing exhibitions and performances around Austin

Shakespeare's R&J: Forbidden Love Again

Reviews of recent and ongoing exhibitions and performances around Austin

Fatigue: Deep Feelings Spilled

Reviews of recent and ongoing exhibitions and performances around Austin
columns

Page Two

Memoir of a former Daily Texan.

BY LOUIS BLACK

Postmarks

The dog-running controversy continues … and chalk another one up for Ventura.

Public Notice

Volunteer opportunites part two: from the Green Corn Project to the YWCA.

BY KATE X MESSER

Letters at 3AM

A week of truth.

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

Mr. Smarty Pants

The last socialist sequoia?

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

After a Fashion

Wherefore art thou, Pinky?; and where to go for wigs.

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Day Trips

Meet the Muellers, one of the most enduring barbecue dynasties in Texas.

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Coach's Corner

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

About AIDS

AID for AIDS redistributes leftover meds that would otherwise go to waste.

BY SANDY BARTLETT

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