Jan. 7, 2000

Volume 19, Number 19

features

Top 10 Y2K Top 10 Lists

Our favorite things about the change of the millennium

BY ANNA HANKS

news

As Big as Texas

The year and the decade in review

Naked City

Off the Desk

BY AMY SMITH

Council Watch

Important Council actions in 1999 and what's on the agenda for 2000.

BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

Media Clips

The top 10 media events of 1999.

BY LEE NICHOLS

food

Edibles in Isolation

Chronicle food writers list their desert island must-haves.

Feasts That Define the Millennium

Food, the Original Commodity

BY RACHEL FEIT

Food-o-File

In this week's edition of Food-o-file, Austin Chronicle Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood looks ahead to the looming local culinary possibilities in 2000.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

The Death of Rock & Roll

Top 10s: Year, Decade, Eternity

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

Dancing About Architecture

New Year's New Clubs, New Arrangements for the Austin Music Network and, well, News.

BY KEN LIECK

screens

The Year of Being John Malkovich

Top 10 Films of the Year, Decade, and Eternity

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

We've Come a Long Way, Baby

The year's best in technology, gaming, and Web sites

BY SARAH HEPOLA

Short Cuts

Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.

BY MARC SAVLOV

TV Eye

Gangsters, vampires, and conspiracy theories : the best television had to offer in 1999.

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Screens Reviews

Desert Island Films

Louis Black begins his ongoing list of "desert island" videos with his first pick: Francis Ford Coppola's Godfather trilogy

Film Reviews

Magnolia

Sprawling, meaning-laden spectacle from the director of Boogie Nights.
arts & culture

FronteraFest 2000

The Chronicle's guide to Austin's biggest performance event.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Positively Operatic

The best of Austin arts' stage productions and artists from 1999 get another round of applause from the AustinChronicle Arts writers in their Top 10 lists for the year, along with an overview of the year in Austin culture, a look back at Austin theatre in the Nineties, and a musical for the millennium.

Articulations

A major change in direction for Teatro Humanidad.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

columns

Page Two

Smart Growth and other millennial hallucinations ...

BY LOUIS BLACK

Postmarks

Bikes, Beets, and Bastrop.

Public Notice

Our weekly calendar of activist and volunteer events and fundraisers.

BY KATE X MESSER

Letters at 3AM

The paradox of possiblities exhibited by the 20th century -- from Auschwitz to Ginger & Fred.

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

After a Fashion

The Style Avatar experiences great service at Central Market South and Christmas love in the form of Joan Crawford.

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Mr. Smarty Pants

Mr. Smarty pants knows that he will not die poor and alone.

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Day Trips

Nineteen ninety-nine: hot, dry, and touristy.

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Coach's Corner

In search of the deadly Longhorn virus.

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

About AIDS

In the new millennium, death from AIDS should be the exception, not the norm.

BY SANDY BARTLETT

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Where Were You When ...

Sports lover Lisa Tozzi reflects on 1999, this "underdog" of a year.

BY LISA TOZZI

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