Volume 19, Number 24
Virginia Wood finds that with the help of U.S. census records, finding the roots of her family is possible.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
there's power in numbers with the census 2000 data.
BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON
Four democrats are running for two judicial races.
BY AMY SMITH
Capital Metro hires Ann Richards; Linda Dailey decides against running for Place 6; three candidates : Raul Alvarez, Gloria Mata Pennington and Rafael Quintanilla are running for Place 2 on City Council
Peace at Last? City, Gary Bradley Strike the Deal to End All Deals
BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON
Thirteen of Texas' Hill Country wineries, all within an easy drive of Austin, are uniting to create a two-day Valentine's celebration of love and wine February 12-13 in the Texas Hill Country Wine Trail. Wes Marshall provides the details on the participating wineries.
BY WES MARSHALL
Reservations of Choice
Chronicle food writers Wes Marshall, Rebecca Chastenet de Géry, Barbara Chisholm, and Mick Vann write about their favorite Valentine's dining experiences.
Austin's new pizza sellers, hints on how to find out of print cookbooks, ice cream novelties, and updates on the changes in Austin's restaurant scene.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
Unraveling the budding symphonic genius of Graham Reynolds
BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ
BY GREG BEETS
The Mercury enters a new orbit, how to build your own music festival, the Continental Club get's a new big brother, plus more food for thought about buildings and songs
BY KEN LIECK
In town for the Texas Documentary Tour, Albert Maysles -- the man behind such famous documentaries as Gimme Shelter and Grey Gardens -- talks about his fierce philosophy of direct cinema.
BY ANNE S. LEWIS
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
BY MARC SAVLOV
Sweeps period approaches, and it's no big whoop that prime time is dishing up more drama, intrigue, and sex than ever. But the intelligent treatment of gay relationships on prime time? That would be a something to celebrate.
BY BELINDA ACOSTA
William Wellman's larger-than-life legacy: Reviews of Public Enemy, Nothing Sacred, and Battleground.
Taymor creates a spectacularly imaginative piece of Shakespearean cinema set in a world out of time.
arts & culture
Sue Graze leads an organization that works to bring the visual arts to the entire Lone Star State. She talks with Rebecca Cohen about her first year directing the Texas Fine Arts Association.
BY REBECCA S. COHEN
While she was growing up, Anne S. Lewis thought of Randy and Jason Sklar as just her crazy twin cousins. But now, after an MTV sitcom and success on the comedy club circuit, she's thinking her relatives may be more than just a pair of jokers in her family deck.
BY ANNE S. LEWIS
Robert Faires reports his recent binge of arts festivals programming.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
The FronteraFest 2000 Long Fringe round-up continues with Robert Faires' review of SLABBER, by Lisa D'Amour.
The FronteraFest 2000 Long Fringe round-up continues with Robert Faires' review of the Bottom's Dream production of chokecherry, by Erik Ehn.
The FronteraFest 2000 Long Fringe round-up continues with Robi Polgar's review of the State Theater Company School of Acting production of A Macbeth
Do not underestimate the power of the census.
BY LOUIS BLACK
SUVs are not sluggish, the Internet is not homogenous, and roads are not decongestants.
Love, love, love. That's what it's all about. Yup, this week's column: You'll love it.
BY KATE X MESSER
Black for every budget at South Lamar boutique Blackmail.
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
Perhaps it is the female opossum who requires shock-absorbing underwear.
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
The only remedy for your lard ass is a daily regemin of realism.
BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON
A Valentine's weekend Hill Country winery tour.
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
Unprotected oral sex may be riskier than previously thought.
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Letters to the editor, published daily