Aug. 25, 2000

Volume 19, Number 52

features

Paris by Net

Surfing to the City of Light

BY MARGARET MOSER

Links du Paris

BY MARGARET MOSER

news

Classical Revival at the Blanton

The Art of the Deal

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

The Candidate From Brown & Root

As Halliburton CEO, Dick Cheney and his employer made millions on government projects.

BY ROBERT BRYCE

The New Nuclear Family

What Was Once Inconceivable

BY JONATHAN DAVID CARROLL

Naked City

Funders gather at Kirk Watson's House, a new campaign finance reform group is born in Austin, and Club DeVille goes Republican.

BY LOUIS DUBOSE

food

The Austin Chronicle Margarita Crawl

Bigger Isn't Always Better

BY WES MARSHALL

Liquid Sunshine

Park Kerr Makes Tequila the Old-Fashioned Way, by Agonizing Over It

BY WES MARSHALL

HOT SAUCE FESTIVAL

Gathering 'Round the Flame

BY ROBB WALSH

The Contest

Hitting the Sauce

Scoop. Crunch. Swig. Vote. Pass.

BY PABLEAUX JOHNSON

A Possible Plan of Action for 10th Annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival

Festival Information

Hot Shots

The First-Ever Hall of Flame Inductees

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-File

Austinites have plenty of opportunities in the coming weeks to scorch their throats.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Second Helpings: Más Mexican

Chronicle Cuisines writer MM Pack rounds up several of Austin's Tex-Mex restaurants.
music

Work for Hire

The RIAA amends a copyright law that labels "sound recordings" as "work for hire" thus robbing most musicians of right to their masters.

BY MICHAEL BERTIN

Dancing About Architecture

Ken Lieck goes to Florida and leaves readers high and dry with a best of column.

BY KEN LIECK

Record Reviews

Wannabes

Decade of Moral Fumbles 1990-1999

Soulhat

Experiment on a Flat Plane

The Blues Specialists

N2Deep

LeRoi Brothers

Kings of the Catnap

Blaze

Blaze

Austin Jazz Workshop

Take to the Sky

Hot Club of Cowtown

Dev'lish Mary

Kevin Smith

Bluebonnet Blues

Lucky Pierres

My Temptation

The Recliners

Raw Fish

Goudie

Peep Show

Sinis

Electromagnetized

Lower Class Brats

The Plot Sickens

Boxcar Satan

Days Before the Flood

Do It Now Foundation

Joy Juice EP
screens

Out and About

13th Annual Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival

BY SARAH HEPOLA

Austin Film Society "QT Quattro" Schedule

Short Cuts

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

BY MARC SAVLOV

TV Eye

By the time you read this, it will all be over: Reflections on a summer spent loving to hate Survivor.

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Screens Reviews

Film Reviews

arts & culture

Tying the Knot: A Drama

Yes, the merger of Austin's Paramount Theatre and State Theater Company is a business affair, but since theatres traffic in stories, human dramas that talk to us about life, this historic event deserves to be looked at as a story, the story of a wedding between two neighbors.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Lot of Livin' to Do

For 15 years, Paul Beutel has managed Austin's Paramount Theatre, programming its popular film series and live shows and bringing it back from financial ruin, and he still puts in six to seven days a week there. Where do his passion and devotion spring from? Would you believe Bye Bye Birdie?

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Never Give Up

Don Toner's 13 years as producing artistic director of the State Theater Company have been full of struggles, but in Toner's world, struggles are good. They bring understanding, richness, beauty, and in his case, a new theatre and a loyal company.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Articulations

Renovations for Mary Moody Northen Theatre and Austin Museum of Art - Laguna Gloria.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

columns

Page Two

Cut up your jalepeños and get down to Waterloo park this Sunday.

BY LOUIS BLACK

Postmarks

Theatre reviews! Film reviews! The Summer Smut Issue! Get your snipes here!

Public Notice

Check out these cool opportunities to help others and beat the summer heat in this week's "Public Notice."

BY KATE X MESSER

After a Fashion

Happy birthday to me!

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Mr. Smarty Pants

Those Canadians sure know how to flush.

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Coach's Corner

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

Day Trips

A limestone hunk in Comfort, Texas -- a would-be monument to area immigrants -- has a decidedly uncomfortable history.

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

About AIDS

Media images of sex might not have the influence on teens that was previously assumed.

BY SANDY BARTLETT

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