April 7, 2000

Volume 19, Number 32

features

Sk8 Baby Sk8

Austin author Inga Muscio (Cunt, Seal Press) reflects on her experience as a badass skateboard babe and wonders why more women in Austin don't fancy life on four wheels.

BY INGA M. MUSCIO

news

Little City Hall

Architectural Team Picked to Design Scaled-Down Building

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Naturally Nader

Consumer Advocate Mounts Green Party Presidential Campaign

BY ROBERT BRYCE

Naked City

West Austin neighbors oppose MoPac's expansion, Thomas Henderson may be spending his lottery winnings to help elect Danny Thomas, ALGPC makes its endorsements for city council

BY AMY SMITH

Council Watch

Business as Usual: After Bradley, Council Moves on to Other Things

BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

Media Clips

Texas Triangle fires its longtime co-editor, spurring controversy over the direction of its coverage.

BY LEE NICHOLS

food

Hill Country Compendium

Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood has been scouting the Hill Country looking for all the new bed & breakfasts, restaurants, and other interesting places she can find.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Immaculate Taste

Be prepared to disbelieve. Skeptics unite! Do you believe that the wrong wine glass can make a great wine mediocre? Wes Marshall explains why.

BY WES MARSHALL

Food-o-File

Breaking news at the recent IACP Convention in Providence, Rhode Island, details on upcoming culinary events in Austin.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Second Helpings: Wine Lists

Food writer Wes Marshall surveys the wine lists in 10 Austin restaurants.

Food Reviews

music

In Full Bloom

The Old Settler's Music Festival: A Photo Essay

BY JOHN CARRICO

Dancing About Architecture

Dynamite Hack goes prime-time; Atomic Cafe hangs in there; the Old Settler's Music Festival is upon us.

BY KEN LIECK

Live Shots

screens

... And Justice for All?

Bruce Sinofsky and Joe Berlinger's Paradise Lost depicted the grossly mishandled trials of three Arkansas teens. With Paradise Lost 2: Revelations, part of the Texas Documentary Tour, they return to the scene of the crime.

BY MARC SAVLOV

Short Cuts

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

BY MARC SAVLOV

TV Eye

ABC's new drama Wonderland takes us through the looking glass and into the disquieting reality of a psychiatric ward; also, The Sopranos head toward their second season finale.

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Screens Reviews

Film Reviews

arts & culture

Overlapping Fireworks

It’s been six long years since Frontera artists Vicky Boone, Margery Segal, and Annie Suite have all worked with each other on a play, but the threesome still send off fireworks together, as C. Denby Swanson

BY C. DENBY SWANSON

Articulations

An extraordinary new project for Deborah Hay and his week in Louisville that was all about Austin.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Terminal Hip: On the Brink of Coherence

The script for Mac Wellman's Terminal Hip is gibberish – literally – but that doesn't stop actor Dan Dietz and director Jason Neulander from creating a viscerally pleasing explosion of language.

Titus Andronicus: Dissecting Human Suffering

In tackling Shakespeare's most gruesome play, the Disciples of Melpomene prove themselves able to confront violence in ways that are simultaneously shocking and playful : and able to make an ancient story speak to modern times.

'George Krause: The Human Form, As Vessel and Art'

Photographer George Krause searches for the complex emotional life which makes us human: in our sexuality, our cultural conventions, and our attitude toward death. The exhibition of his images at D Berman Gallery confirms him as one of the country's greatest photographers.
columns

Page Two

Could the Statesman's Michael Corcoran ever be Austin's Herb Caen?

BY LOUIS BLACK

Postmarks

A point-counterpoint on Long Park development; Austin Music Network's bad move; and a call for a car-free council member.

Public Notice

Public Notice is back to normal after the weight of post-SXSW malaise. See who's running and walking and biking and singing for good causes this week.

BY KATE X MESSER

After a Fashion

Life is cruel, but it doesn't have to be unattractive.

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Mr. Smarty Pants

The poop on Mexico City.

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Day Trips

The Old Settler's Music Festival has a new Dripping Springs home.

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Coach's Corner

Daylight Savings is a bummer, but Austin's hosting of the NCAAs was an upper. And as the NBA regular season winds down, disappointments outnumber pleasant suprises, but the Lakers are a big, big, exception.

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

About AIDS

Another product that could help in HIV prevention is on the horizon.

BY SANDY BARTLETT

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