Volume 19, Number 32
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
Architectural Team Picked to Design Scaled-Down Building
BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON
Consumer Advocate Mounts Green Party Presidential Campaign
BY ROBERT BRYCE
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
Business as Usual: After Bradley, Council Moves on to Other Things
BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON
Texas Triangle fires its longtime co-editor, spurring controversy over the direction of its coverage.
BY LEE NICHOLS
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
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
Breaking news at the recent IACP Convention in Providence, Rhode Island, details on upcoming culinary events in Austin.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
Food writer Wes Marshall surveys the wine lists in 10 Austin restaurants.
The Old Settler's Music Festival: A Photo Essay
BY JOHN CARRICO
Dynamite Hack goes prime-time; Atomic Cafe hangs in there; the Old Settler's Music Festival is upon us.
BY KEN LIECK
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
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
BY MARC SAVLOV
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
arts & culture
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
An extraordinary new project for Deborah Hay and his week in Louisville that was all about Austin.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
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.
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.
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.
Could the Statesman's Michael Corcoran ever be Austin's Herb Caen?
BY LOUIS BLACK
A point-counterpoint on Long Park development; Austin Music Network's bad
move; and a call for a car-free council member.
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
Life is cruel, but it doesn't have to be unattractive.
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
The poop on Mexico City.
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
The Old Settler's Music Festival has a new Dripping Springs home.
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
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
Another product that could help in HIV prevention is on the horizon.
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Letters to the editor, published daily