Volume 19, Number 12
A father beams as her records his daughter's first season as a middle school football player.
BY PHILLIP SCHMANDT
Mike Butts profiles sports stats man and voice of the Texas Longhorns, broadcaster Craig Way, of KVET's Sports Day and Fox Sports Southwest's High School Extra Live.
BY MIKE BUTTS
With neighbors still reeling from 1990 expansion, Hyde Park Baptist plans another growth project.
BY ERICA C. BARNETT
The proposed Longhorn Pipeline fuels debate because of its proximity to South Austin neighborhoods, schools, and Edwards Aquifer.
BY MIKE JASPER
North American Properties pulls out of Triangle project; Charlie Jones of Middleman Music heads up New Year's Eve celebration downtown, Bernice Butler leaves her directors post at the ARA, Darlene Byrne runs for judges seat, Dawnna Dukes has an opponent.
BY AMY SMITH
Council considers issues ranging from the Seaholm Power Plant, to the Gotham condominium project, to Southpark Meadows.
BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON
Wes Marshall lays out the laws of pairing food with wine at Thanksgiving and provides some recipe ideas.
BY WES MARSHALL
Virginia B. Wood explains why she regrettably missed her reservation at the French Laundry in Yountville, California, and updates readers on local food events and restaurant changes.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
In this week's installment of the weekly dining guide Second Helpings, Rachel Feit covers the local gourmet take-out scene.
The use of horns in local rock & roll bands
BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY
Tracing generations' worth of jazz and R&B history through the Texas Trumpets
BY JERRY RENSHAW
Bands seek out SXSW, SXSW searches for places to put them; the late (Liberty) Lunch gets later; plus all the news that gives us fits...
BY KEN LIECK
Pauline Kael discusses the myths surrounding the work of Sam Peckinpah in this excerpt from the monograph that accompanies the Peckinpah retrospective sponsored by the Austin Film Society.
BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
BY MARC SAVLOV
David E. Kelley is one of the most gifted and savvy television writers of the late Nineties : So why is he degenerating into Aaron Spelling?
BY BELINDA ACOSTA
arts & culture
What best describes the modern playwright? Itinerant preacher? Holy fool? Several artists with an intimate knowledge of the playwriting life offer their views in this roundtable discussion.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
The loss of the architects for the new Blanton Museum of Art; a home for the Rude Mechanicals.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
Robert Faires examines Artists Repertory of Texas' debut production, the world premiere of Tennessee Williams' Spring Storm
The State Theater Company production of The Good Doctor
The Hyde Park Baptist Church development may be legal, but it's wrong; and it's time for Statesman editor Rich Oppel to go.
BY NICK BARBARO
Readers respond to Zero Tolerance, the Longhorn Pipeline, and Being John Malkovich.
Buy Nothing Day? Public Notice tells what it knows about this annual international event while encouraging you through the rest of the column to buy lots of things (or at least donate the stuff you no longer use) for the less fortunate.
BY KATE X MESSER
Alexander McQueen minces no words; and the flip side of good customer service.
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
I saw miles and miles of stuffed crust.
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
Hard work is its own reward at Brazos de Dios, a community north of Waco.
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
The Longhorns are back, and Austin media should be ashamed.
BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON
New studies show that teen girls are still ignorant about sexual health issues.
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Letters to the editor, published daily
Westlake senior Eli Kooris profiles the Westlake Chaparral football's legendary head coach, Ron Schroeder.
BY ELI KOORIS