March 3, 2000

Volume 19, Number 27

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

Blue Bayou

Ambitious drama explores heavy themes of fractured families and deportation

Copshop

Suspend disbelief for this splendid symphony of blood and bullets

Cry Macho

Old man Eastwood heads down to Mexico and into his soul

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Formulaic biopic captures subject's glow without critique

Fire Music

It's definitely not trad, dad, in this history of free jazz

The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain

True story of police killing comes to visceral, dreadful life

Lady of the Manor

Unconventional comedy pairs a stoner with a straitlaced 1800s spirit

Last Night in Rozzie

Childhood trauma bubbles to the surface as a man helps a friend with a dying wish

Malignant

Homage to giallo is fun, but is it good?

The Nowhere Inn

Layered St. Vincent mockumentary warps reality and opens a window to artist's heart

Prisoners of the Ghostland

Nic Cage and Sion Sono craziness is not the sum of its parts

Queenpins

Extreme-couponing caper offers laughs but little personality
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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