Volume 19, Number 33
Wayne Alan Brenner might be the only fool alive who actually digs getting shoved into one of those terrible tubes for an MRI.
BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER
Council Contenders Race to the Finish
Rainey Neighbors Debate the Future of Their Neighborhood
BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON
john gilvar, paul saldana and jill george are leaving their aide positions at city hall; the police oversight focus group is slated to sign its settlement on friday, alan sager won the gop party chairman's race, willie lewis holds a fundraiser.
BY AMY SMITH
Too Big for Our Bridges: Will Pedestrians Take Back Seat to Traffic? That's an Easy One
BY ERICA C. BARNETT AND JENNY STAFF JOHNSON
What you may miss at Gilligan's is the little epiphany that can come when the kitchen and the wine list are singing in-synch, playing off each other's strengths and idiosyncrasies, Chronicle wine critic Wes Marshall discovers.
BY WES MARSHALL
"For some time now," Virginia B. Wood writes, "I've had this fantasy about putting advertisements in selected East Coast newspapers to entice Italian immigrant or Italian-American bakers to relocate to River City and bake their wonderful breads for me. And for you, too, of course."
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
Virginia B. Wood urges interested readers to get involved in the local chapter of Women Chefs & Restaurateurs, gives details about the Wine & Wildflower Trail, and updates readers on local restaurant news.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
Chronicle writer Greg Beets gives the lowdown on Austin's Mexican bakeries .
Austin Java Company
BY PABLEAUX JOHNSON
Profile of newly minted solo artist Gurf Morlix
BY LEE NICHOLS
Detailing the still-wet merger of Doolittle and New West Records
BY JERRY RENSHAW
An excerpt from John Cale's new autobiography, What's Welsh for Zen?
BY VICTOR BOCKRIS AND JOHN CALE
BY MARGARET MOSER
Aqua Fest seems unlikely, but there's plenty of other summer fun to be had; the Austin Music Network is a bit of a mess.
BY KEN LIECK
Doug Sahm Hoot, Live at the Hole in the Wall
Wrestling Over Tiny Matters
Jamie Was a Boozer
The El Orbits
Bam Bam Bam!
The Patron Saints of Wheless Lane
Sandra Bullock's 28 Days
BY SARAH HEPOLA
John Cale talks abut composing the original soundtrack for American Psycho
BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
BY MARC SAVLOV
Fail Safe, the much-heralded live television event shepherded by George Clooney, hits its mark.
BY BELINDA ACOSTA
arts & culture
Austinites love to shed their clothes, and a number of them do it onstage -- what's up with that? Some of the city's most nakedness-prone actors, performance artists, and directors expose their reasons to arts writer Ada Calhoun.
BY ADA CALHOUN
A spring full of architecural blooms.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
The familiar misadventures of the wooden puppet who wants to be real get a high-spirited comic treatment in JohnnySimons' Pinocchio Commedia, and Tongue and Groove Theatre's spirited and playful production make the hundred-year-old tale delightfully fresh.
One Theatre Company has smartly produced Weldon Phillips' delightful, zippy, and merrily rakish play, an adult-oriented fable of love under the big top.
Inspired by the sonnets of Shakespeare, the seven plays in Love's Fire are the confession of a love affair with language, and this Mary Moody Northen Theatre production passionately voices that confession with the help of a vigorous young cast of St. Edward's University students.
In the new solo show Bucky, playwright / director Alice Wilson and actor Brad Armstrong celebrate the life and work of Buckminster Fuller with energy and fervor, but their show is not for everyone : certainly not for anyone who dislikes audience participation.
BY LOUIS BLACK
Debra Schmidt's custody case leads the concerns in this week's Public Notice, jam packed will all sorts of benefits and the like..
BY KATE X MESSER
Evaluating the Ten Commandments as a teaching tool in the American classroom
BY MICHAEL VENTURA
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
Coach goes the Davis Cup quarterfinals at the Great Western Forum in L.A.
BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON
Ohio Legislature Rejects AIDS Education Money
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Letters to the editor, published daily