Volume 19, Number 13
Canadian Lorne Opler measures his country against the great state of Texas. Oh, Canada!
BY LORNE OPLER
Austin Marion Winik writes from her new home in the wilds of Pennsylvania
BY MARION WINIK
Austin Among 10 worst cities for bike thefts
BY ROB D'AMICO
Activists oppose World Trade Organization
BY CHERYL BISHOP
Larry Speck resigns his dean's post at the UTSchool of Architecture; Mandy Dealey weighs whether to run for Sherri Greenberg's seat; rumors circulate that Eric Mitchell may jump into the race; the honeymoon between Chief Stan Knee and the Austin Police Association is fading fast, and Rep. Rick Green raises a ton of cash at his fundraiser.
BY AMY SMITH
City and developer Gary Bradley reach agreeement on development
BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON
The Statesman doesn't let facts get in the way of telling the truth about the Tim Jones tapes.
BY LEE NICHOLS
Reviews of Cookbooks
What two local farmers have done to make the best of the dismal growing season in Central Texas this year, and local restaurant changes in the works, as well as an update on the sale of Pam Made Pies.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
Tasty, bite-sized restaurant listings compiled from new and previous reviews, guides, and poll results. This week's entries, compiled by Virginia B. Wood, feature local hotel restaurants.
Tracing Doug Sahm's roots from San Antonio to potential State Musician of Texas
BY MARGARET MOSER
A Fond Farewell to the Texas Tornado himself, Doug Sahm.
BY KEN LIECK
From biopics to end-of-day thrillers, a look at the films you'll be standing in line for this Christmas.
BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN, SARAH HEPOLA, MARCEL MEYER AND MARC SAVLOV
BY MARC SAVLOV
Now that there's a resurgence in prime-time game shows: How about the return of live TV? Also, Suddenly Susan is put on the shelf, VH1 adds seven new shows, and millennium specials go on. And on.
BY BELINDA ACOSTA
Carax's stridently anti-romantic romance is curiously full of extravagant visual panache.
Japanese animated feature is packed with an environmentally aware storyline, breathtaking animation, and clever dialogue penned for this American release by Brit fantasist Neil Gaiman and delivered in English by a slew of American actors.
arts & culture
Three decades after its debut, Jesus Christ Superstar may not seem a radical piece of musical theatre, but Austin Musical Theatre's new production just may return the rock opera to its revolutionary roots.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
The resignation of the UT School of Architecture's dean over the Blanton Museum of Art furor.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
Robi Polgar examines the Austin Lyric Opera production of Mozart's Don Giovanni.
Ada Calhoun covers Frontera Hyde Park Theatre's world premiere of Erik Ehn's Heavenly Shades of Night Are Falling.
Ada Calhoun covers The Public Domain production of Harold Pinter's Ashes to Ashes.
Saying goodbye to a friend and a hero.
BY LOUIS BLACK
HPBC is on the minds of many this week; Gotham lingers in the shadows.
This week, PN gears up for some serious turkey stuffage, reminds you to "Buy Nothing" on the day after Thanksgiving, tells all about the City's official holiday closings, vindicates 101X morning DJ Jenn Garrison, and wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!
BY KATE X MESSER
Where will you be on New Year's Eve and why?
BY MICHAEL VENTURA
Gucci buys Saint Laurent, International Male sells trendy trash at reasonable prices, Calvin Klein crams raggedy jeans down our throats.
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
Alexander Graham Bell hasn't touched everyone yet; nuke and nibble; Sheryl Crow's pedigree
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
Discover Old World Christmas treasures at the Sophienburg Museum in New Braunfels.
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
Coach's time at the Boulders proves far from Carefree.
BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON
HIV-positive men who use Viagra should be aware of a possible adverse drug interaction.
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Letters to the editor, published daily