Jan. 28, 2000

Volume 19, Number 22

features

The Sick Jock Guide

Marion Winik has discovered yet another addiction, but this time, she probably won't quit. The Sick Jock Guide outlines her 10-step plan to late-life fitness.

BY MARION WINIK

The Naked Gym Ape

Stuart Prestidge wades into the exotic jungle of the Corporate Gym and surveys its creatures.

BY STUART PRESTIDGE

news

Natural Selection

Responding to market demands and consumer pressure, Whole Foods decides to banish genetically modified ingredients from its store-brand product lines.

BY DAN OKO

Growth Industry

Whole Foods, Wild Oats, Bank on Consumers' Hunger for Natural Foods

BY ERICA C. BARNETT

Hitting the Bottleneck

The Texas Department of Transportation tries to fix bottleneck project.

BY AMY SMITH

Naked City

thomas "hollywood" henderson pulls out of council race, county democratic clubs offer candidates endorsements, linda curtis is at it again.

BY AMY SMITH

Road Show

watson goes to washington to talk transportation; city backs off of terrace pud money, no settlement yet with gary bradley, city may step in to stop expansion of hyde park baptist church, council to consider retail space at csc.

BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

food

Sated, Somewhat

Dining North by Northwest

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-File

Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood explains why one of Austin's most successful 24-hour restaurants is going to college.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Second Helpings: Japanese

music

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

BY MARGARET MOSER

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

From the Vaults

Twenty Years of Live Music on Local Stages: Photos by John Carrico

Dancing About Architecture

Austin versus Islam, Freedom and Justice (Records) for all, and that damn Ray Benson again.

BY KEN LIECK

Live Shots

screens

Don't Believe the Hype

Local Digiterati on the Good, the Bad, and the Internet in Between

BY JON LEBKOWSKY

Short Cuts

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

BY MARC SAVLOV

TV Eye

Two new specials focus on the Internet -- one on its remarkable past, one on its potentially hazardous future; also, Showtime launches the Latino Filmmaker Showcase.

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Screens Reviews

Craig's Wife, Harriet Craig, The Little Foxes

Stephen MacMillan Moser celebrates those glamorous, backstabbing, deliciously bitchy divas: Rosalind Russell in Craig's Wife; Joan Crawford in the remake of that film, Harriet Craig; and Bette Davis in The Little Foxes.

Film Reviews

arts & culture

Scavenging for Home

The NATObombing of Belgrade provoked playwright Lisa D'Amour to examine the intention behind her art and reasons for being an artist.

BY LISA D'AMOUR

Articulations

The passing of Austin dancer Tamara Barrington Yaryan and opera star Irra Petina Bussey.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

columns

Page Two

Hyde Park Baptist Church expansion update.

BY NICK BARBARO

Postmarks

City council elections must be coming up soon...

Public Notice

Public Notice dips deep into the well of depression, but looks on the bright side, noting that Austin is full of cool groups like the SIMS Foundation and Project Transitions, not to mention fine, compassionate people who put themselves before others.

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Oak Thicket Park on Lake Fayette received a complete makeover when no one was looking.

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

After a Fashion

Reflections on Saint Laurent.

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Mr. Smarty Pants

Two-for-one holidays in Lithuania

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Coach's Corner

Coach weighs in on UT men's basketball (still lacks reliable offense), Super Bowk 34 (the Tennessee Titans should take it in an upset), and Bobby Phills' fatal car crash (tragic, but it was after all his own fault, and at least he didn't kill any innocent bystanders).

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

About AIDS

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal against an insurance company's cap on lifetime benefits for AIDS treatment.

BY SANDY BARTLETT

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