Volume 19, Number 23
Addison DeWitt and Miss Caswell come back to life as chihuahuas, and it's All About Margaret.
BY MARGARET MOSER
Meredith Phillips shares space with a persnickety purebred named Winston.
BY MEREDITH PHILLIPS
Two dems, five gop candidates vie for district 48 race, but the seat is expected to remain Democratic.
BY ROB D'AMICO
Will This Year Mark Dems' Last Stand at the Lege?
BY ROBERT BRYCE
Tivoli Systems supports smart growth with its move to a desired development zone; Nelson Linder announces his candidacy against willie lewis for city council; the austin lesbian gay political caucus makes its endorsements; cherrywood neighborhood assn. supports depressing i-35 lanes.
City plots downtown's retail future
BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON
Two Fox reporters, fired by a Tampa station for their report on the continued use of the controversial recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone, are coming to Austin to tell their tale.
BY LEE NICHOLS
Twin Dragon may have its faults, but Chronicle food writer Mick Vann explains why the Hot and Sour Soup With Fish and Shrimp more than makes up for any culinary lapses.
BY MICK VANN
Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood says goodbye to Craig Claiborne and gives the low-down on some exciting food events for the upcoming week.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
Sailing into the sunset on Delbert McClinton's Blues Crusie.
BY MARGARET MOSER
Seasick and Solitary on the Sandy Beaches Cruise
BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY
Collapsing Beams at the Mercury, Asleep at the Wheel Beams into Your Home, SXSW Marches On
BY KEN LIECK
You Know You Want It
Out Front by the Van
The Blessing House
Friday Night at Ego's Lounge
The Big D Jamboree Live, Vol 1 & 2
Melissa's Garage Revisited
Wake up There, Man!
Rise Again Truth
Jam and Spice: The Songs of Kurt Weill
The unlikely story behind the Austin-based black comedy, Natural Selection.
BY MARC SAVLOV
Sundance 2000: The year of "dot-comming," short films, female athletes, and the feverish race for the next big thing.
BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
BY MARC SAVLOV
Austinite Edward E. Toutant wants to be a millionaire : and in this interview, he tells of his near-miss adventure to get into the hottest seat on prime time.
BY BELINDA ACOSTA
One-eyed monsters! Great White sharks! Man-eating alligators! We look at four adventure films that take their threats (sort of) seriously: Jason and theArgonauts, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Lake Placid, and Deep Blue Sea.
This locally shot black comedy examines the bizarre feedback loop that exists among celebrity psychopaths, the increasingly tabloidized mainstream news media, and, not least, our own bad selves.
arts & culture
The Chronicle Arts team hits the new FronteraFest Long Fringe to see how local artists expanded their visions in response to the first festival opportunity to produce full-length works. Nine shows are reviewed.
Another death in the dance community, longtime UT jazz dance instructor Lathan Sanford.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
In this week's section of Austin Chronicle arts reviews, Ben Willcott reports on a night at the second annual Dancefest.
I am the walrus.
BY LOUIS BLACK
Transportation and trash are heavy on the minds of readers this week.
This week, your pals at Public Notice ponder the power of table manners and gets all campy.
BY KATE X MESSER
It's time for the American South to reject its "rebel" hypocrisy of states rights and atone for the sins of the slave economy of the Confederacy.
BY MICHAEL VENTURA
Eat the fresh eggs of the watchchickens at the Luckenbach Inn Bed & Breakfast.
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
Outré at the Golden Globes.
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
An assortment of facts and hearsay that incisively and subtly captures the human condition.
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
Ray Rhodes may not have been fired as the Green Bay Packers head coach because he's black, but he'd still have the job if he were white.
BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON
Teens are more likely than adults to continue risky behavior after learning they are HIV+.
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Letters to the editor, published daily