May 19, 2000

Volume 19, Number 38

news

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

A Work in Progress

East Timor begins the process of reconstruction in its struggle for independence.

BY JOHN SAYLES

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

Going Public

A new Sunset Commission report recommends opening Texas' public lands to use by the public as parkland.

BY ROBERT BRYCE

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

Naked City

Shane Phelps resigns from the AG's office to run as a Republican candidate for Travis County District Attorney; Community leaders ask Dell Computer to reconsider moving into the Drinking Water Protection Zone

BY AMY SMITH

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

The Language of Light

The Children's Photographic Collective at Andrews Elementary

Council Watch

City Council members award themselves a raise; neighborhood residents protest looser rules governing backyard cottages; and the council approves a convention center parking lot on property whose owner doesn't want to sell.

BY KEVIN FULLERTON

food

Defining World-Class

When Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood moved to Austin 30 years ago, the Driskill was a run-down, pitiful shadow of a formerly grand hotel threatened with foreclosure and destruction. Now its new owners want it to be a world-class destination. How does the Driskill Grill define "world-class"?

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-File

In this week's edition of Food-o-file, Austin Chronicle Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood explains why the Capital Area Food Bank staff are Bruce Springsteen's best fans and updates readers on local culinary news.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Second Helpings: Local Pizza Chains

Chronicle writer Greg Beets surveys local pizza chains in this week's Second Helpings.

Food Reviews

music

From Here to Eternity

The only punk rock band that mattered, and why they still do

BY JERRY RENSHAW

THE CLASH

Dancing About Architecture

A recap of the first Austin Music Commission Town Meeting; the Antone's Blues Festival looks to have a bright future.

BY KEN LIECK

Record Reviews

Devo

Pioneers Who Got Scalped: The Anthology

Kraftwerk, Brian Transea, Lev Theremin, Pierre Schaeffer, John Cage, Raymond Scott, Giorgio Moroder, Donna Summer, Sparks, Throbbing Gristle, Shamen, L.A. Style

Machine Soul: An Odyssey Into Electronic Dance Music

Herbie Hancock

Future Shock, Sound-System, Perfect Machine

Miles Davis with John Coltrane

The Complete Columbia Recordings

Sonny Rollins

The Freelance Years: The Complete Riverside & Contemporary Recordings

Duke Ellington

The Duke: The Essential Collection 1927-1962

Johnny Otis

The Johnny Otis Rhythm & Blues Caravan: The Complete Savoy Recordings

Stevie Wonder

Music of My Mind, Talking Book, Innervisions, Fulfillingness' First Finale

Kate Wolf

Weaver of Visions: The Kate Wolf Anthology

Emmylou Harris

Cimarron, Last Date

Flying Burrito Brothers

Hot Burritos! The Flying Burrito Brothers Anthology

The Byrds

Untitled/Unissued, Byrdmaniax, Farther Along, Live at the Fillmore -- February 1969

Old 97's

Early Tracks

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Blues at Sunrise

The Who, Small Faces

BBC Sessions, The BBC Sessions

MC5

The Big Bang! Best of the MC5

Mudhoney

March to Fuzz: Best of and Rarities
screens

Instant Classic

Paramount Theatre's annual feast of over 80 classic films proves there actually is a cure for the summertime blues.

BY SARAH HEPOLA

Short Cuts

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

BY MARC SAVLOV

TV Eye

George Clooney's return to ER for Julianna Margulies' final episode left many viewers divided -- but not "TVEye" columnist Belinda Acosta. Also, Michael J. Fox exits Spin City, and the latest news from HBO.

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Screens Reviews

Film Reviews

arts & culture

Triumph in River City

With The Music Man, Austin Musical Theatre creates a River City that's bigger than some by-god real Texas towns. But it's a show whose heart may be the biggest thing of all.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Articulations

This year's recipient of the UT College of Fine Arts' E. William Doty Award.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Not Quite Myself: Uh, Yeah, Exactly

Angel's Balcony: Rhythm Is Gonna Get You

Seven thirtysomething friends converge on a Texas beach to party, party, party, in the comedy Angel's Balcony, and with playwright Blake Yelavich providing an abundance of pop-culture references and witty banter, it's a good bet the rhythm is gonna get you.

Bleacher Bums: Take Me Out to the Ballgame

It may be too early for most of us to really care about the baseball season, but the Subterranean Theatre Company production of the comedy Bleacher Bums is a near-perfect game that's worth catching.
columns

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BY LOUIS BLACK

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Public Notice

This week's benefits and fundraisers are burning up, flying high, and a she thang.

BY KATE X MESSER

After a Fashion

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Mr. Smarty Pants

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Coach's Corner

Please forward this column to NBA Commissioner David Stern. His sport is in dire need of Coach's advice.

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

Day Trips

The live oak tree at the top of Enchanted Rock, which has inspired religious devotion for centuries, is now in a fight for its life.

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

About AIDS

Yes, HIV Does Cause AIDS, Part I

BY SANDY BARTLETT

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