March 3, 2000

Volume 19, Number 27

features

Enough Already!

Frustrated Austinite Wayne Alan Brenner is fed up, doesn't wanna, and won't take it any more.

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

news

Land Mine

public access debate surrounds preservation issue

BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

A Day at the Races

Primary races start heating up in nearby counties, across Texas, and around the nation.

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Endorsements

Naked City

csc breaks ground; protest of groundbreaking headed off; intel may build facility at museum park downtown, thomas henderson is seeking pardon

BY AMY SMITH

Council Watch

sos board votes no on the proposed bradley settlement

BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

food

Southern Comfort

The Chronicle food staff has scoured Austin in search of the city's best down-home eateries; they're served up within.

BY REBECCA CHASTENET DÉ GERY, BARBARA CHISHOLM, PABLEAUX JOHNSON, MICK VANN AND VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-File

Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood describes the amusing history behind discovering the new Roy Henry's Famous Waffles & Chicken and updates readers on changes in Austin's restaurant scene.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Second Helpings: Pub Grub

Chronicle writer Greg Beets samples Austin's pub grub.
music

Picks to Click

SXSW 2000

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

Dancing About Architecture

Jeff Cole Leaves Doolittle Records, Marc Katz Leaves Top of the Marc, Hank Sinatra Returns and so does Ray Benson (again!). Plus all the news that pitches a fit.

BY KEN LIECK

Record Reviews

Introduction

SXSW Records

Bad Livers, Danny Barnes

Blood and Mood, ...And His Oft Mended Raiment

Brave Combo

The Process

Talk, Dark, & Lonesome

It Ain't a Party Until Someone Gets a Haircut

Continental Drifters

Vermilion

Sumack

Now Hear This

Radar Bros.

The Singing Hatchet

The Go

Whatcha Doin'

Acid King

Busse Woods

Fu Manchu

King of the Road

Gov't Mule

Life Before Insanity

Bonepony

Traveler's Companion

Anna Fermin's Trigger Gospel

Things to Come

The Blacks

Just Like Home

Cypress Hill

Los Grandes ...xitos en Español

Lil' Brian and the Zydeco Travelers

Funky Nation

Papa Mali & the Instagators

Thunder Chicken
screens

Scenes From a Digital Revolution

Scenes from a digital revolution

BY SARAH HEPOLA

Beating Around the Bush

When Zack Exley built his parody site of George W. Bush, he expected a simple call : he got a whole lot more.

BY RON DEUTSCH

On the Move

With arguably the best content on the Web, Salon is poised to move into your living room and onto your radio dial :president and CEOMichael O'Donnell explains how.

BY DAVID GARZA

Short Cuts

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

BY MARC SAVLOV

TV Eye

Now that the February sweeps are over, take a look what the networks are dragging in for March.

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Screens Reviews

Film Reviews

Akira

This animated science fiction based on a graphic novel set the modern standard of excellence for Japanese anime.

Ava

International espionage with a body count

Dead

Comedy about raising the dead doesn't raise too many laughs

Foster Boy

The for-profit foster system exposed in this heartrending drama

Gremlin

Some presents should stay unwrapped in this twisted horror

Kajillionaire

The con is on in Miranda July's oddball crime caper

The Last Shift

Different visions of the modern American working class, all beaten by the same system

Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles

Cake and art mix in this portrayal of consumable creativity at the Met

Push

Documentary exposes how faceless landlords turn homes into assets

Rad

Hal Needham's BMX action flick restored

RPG Metanoia

Filipino animated gaming adventure gets a U.S. release

Shortcut

Mangled Italian creature feature should be even shorter

Still Life

Jia Zhangke’s 2006 masterpiece on a changing China finally reaches America

Sweetness in the Belly

Unusual take on the white savior narrative, set against the Ethiopian civil war

The Trial of the Chicago 7

The famous anti-protestor show trial recounted
arts & culture

Ideas Through Movement

Political and philosophical issues aren't just topics for writers and dramatists. Several Austin choreographers are using themas subjects for dances. Toni Bravo, Jeffery Bullock, Lisa Fehrman, and Andrew Long explain how they see ideas through movement.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Articulations

A meeting on the Long Center; a profitable gala for Austin Musical Theatre; a new season for Salvage Vanguard Theater.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

columns

Page Two

Let the SXSW onslaught begin ...

BY LOUIS BLACK

Postmarks

Our readers talk back.

Public Notice

Our weekly calendar of activist and volunteer events and fundraisers.

BY KATE X MESSER

Letters at 3AM

How broadband technologies will affect modern life.

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

After a Fashion

Part one of a voyage into the Austin salon scene.

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Mr. Smarty Pants

Rise, people, and crush the linguistic tyranny of the European Union.

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Coach's Corner

Part II of the Coach's trilogy on girls' high school basketball, wherein Salado comes a cropper against the Lady Eagles of Goldthwaite High.

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

Day Trips

The Lindheimer Home in New Braunfels stands as a monument to the "Father of Texas Botany."

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

About AIDS

A common symptom can be a sign of an uncommon -- and possibly fatal -- drug reaction.

BY SANDY BARTLETT

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