Volume 19, Number 46
The Good, the Bad, and the Struggling: Where Cable TV is Going and How It'sChanged
BY ERICA C. BARNETT
State employees get the shaft again; the last vacancy in the pool of City Council aides has been filled; the Austin Lesbian/Gay Political Caucus is giving Dr. Laura some guff.
BY AMY SMITH
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones fields allegations that he's been stifling free expression on Austin Cable Access television.
BY LEE NICHOLS
This week, the Chronicle Cuisines writers savor their summer food memories. They're free, they're delectable, and best of all this time of year, they won't heat up the house.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
Virginia B. Wood surveys some local restaurateur's recent offerings.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
Chronicle writer Greg Beets dishes out the third installment of Austin's American cafes.
The epic life story of Nigerian soul superstar Fela Kuti.
BY DAVID LYNCH
The ins and outs of Sixteen Deluxe; Josh Cisneros has a couple clubs he hopes will save Austin music.
BY KEN LIECK
Making Love Is Good for You, Riding With the King, Live at the Greek
Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music, Volume Four
Revolver: A New Spin
Faith and Courage
The Man Who
Alone With Everybody
NYC Ghosts & Flowers
In the Spur of the Moment
Lil Band O Gold
Crazy Rhythm/The Standard Transcriptions
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
BY MARC SAVLOV
Television's latest phenomenon Big Brother is here -- and it couldn't be more boring; also, Freaks &Geeks finds a home, and Austin at Issue introduces us to new council members.
BY BELINDA ACOSTA
arts & culture
The next time you go out to eat, keep an eye out for the work of Austin artist Elizabeth Guenthner. She's showing in almost every cafe where it's possible to display art, and her works' precise, distinctly disturbing beauty is simply transcendent.
BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER
A new tool in finding performance space in Austin.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
Zachary Scott Theatre Center's original production Tapestry: The Music of Carole King celebrates King's landmark album with both deeply felt renditions of its songs by an ensemble of singers who can rattle your soul and the testimony of women who heard those songs speak to them in profound ways.
Goldie (a fish story), an original musical from the kidsActing troupe that pokes extremely corny fun at the Hollywood mythos in an undersea milieu, is a happy spectacle of acting and directing and singing and costuming.
Writer-performer Brian Shapiro opens And You Come From Where ...? with a bang -- a solid, vivid tale of family that's enough to make you fall hard for the show. But the rest of this multiple-character one-man show never quite achieves the same excitement, and you may find your love waning.
BY LOUIS BLACK
Our readers talk back.
Whoa! More nun action from your friends at Public Notice, plus,more opportunities for you to support good causes.
BY KATE X MESSER
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
Pat Cash tried to impugn the Williams sisters' Wimbledon accomplishment, but they're bigger than him and that simpering Chris Evert put together.
BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON
Durban Declaration Affirms HIV-AIDS Relationship
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Letters to the editor, published daily