Volume 20, Number 7
Mike Clark-Madison discusses 10 years covering light rail, and urges voters to support it.
BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON
City Coucil wants to cut a deal with Stratus Properties on the Barton Creek properties because they think House Bill 1704 gives them no other option.
BY AMY SMITH
Republican Jill Warren is behind in the polls and going negative on her Democratic opponent Ann Kitchen, in the race for House District 48 in Travis County.
BY ROB D'AMICO
Who gets punished when George W. Bush comes home to Austin after losing the election.
BY LOUIS DUBOSE
Doggett in Austin to lead meeting in opposition to the Longhorn Pipeline, Log Cabin Republicans endorse local republicans, Mike Levy will not run for mayor. Ralph Nader in Austin, protesters prepare for Fortune 500.
Creative Destruction; Poor People Don't Vote
BY JIM HIGHTOWER
The Paggi House opened in 1980, and immediately became known as one of Austin's most beautiful and best dining establishments. Twenty years later, the restaurant is still one of Austin's finest.
BY RACHEL FEIT
As owners, brewers and distributors of Austin's Live Oak Brewing Company, Chip McElroy and Brian Peters have reached the highest level of malty geekdom. They are self-described "beer nerds gone pro."
BY PABLEAUX JOHNSON
You can tell it's October in Austin by the number of food and wine-related events packed into the coming week. Chronicle Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood informs readers of all of them.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
More Tex-Mex in this week's Second Helpings.
Watching Jean Caffeine's eyes light up.
BY MARGARET MOSER
Austinite old-school punker Dottie Farrell explains the meaning of the word 'splooge.'
BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY
FCC raids shuts down the third and last local microradio station.
BY KEN LIECK
Oops... I Did It Again
Queen of the Meadow
Colour Moving and Still
Red Dirt Girl
The Hardest Part
The Sugar Tree
The Green World
Asi Quiero Vivir
My Heart's in Memphis: The Songs of Dan Penn
Prior to his appearance at the Austin Film Festival, writer / director Steven Zaillian remembers his first film, his most successful, and the lessons he's learned along the way.
BY SARAH HEPOLA
Austin Film Festival Reviews and Recommendations
International Short Film and Video Festival Schedule
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
BY MARC SAVLOV
Keeping one eye on television and the other on pop culture.
BY BELINDA ACOSTA
In Guest's parodic hands, the Westminster Dog Show goes to the hounds.
arts & culture
Dueling Macbeths on the stages of Austin prove once again this Shakespearean killer's undying popularity.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
A weekly rundown of the latest news in Austin's visual and performing arts scene.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
The premiere production of Bianka's Wake, Blake Yelavich's farce about a badly behaved Madonna-like celeb has some solid physical comedy and pleasing physicality, but the lack of internal logic and shallow humor make it a weak evening of theatre.
The Subterranean Theatre Company production of John Mighton's Body and Soul is provocative and features a talented cast, but it never lets us get to know the play's characters.
Editor Louis Black weighs in on the Light Rail question.
BY LOUIS BLACK
Light Rail, Green Politics, and much ado about the city's
Our weekly calendar of activist and volunteer events and fundraisers.
BY KATE X MESSER
Being president of America is not good for one's health.
BY MICHAEL VENTURA
New shop Chimera is spotlighted and Therapy's spooky exhibits elicit a few kudos, too.
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
Trivia-a-go-go for your next brainsnack.
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
Coach went to his first Texas / OU football game last weekend, and boy, was it a doozie.
BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON
The natural glory of the Hill Country's Westcave Preserve and
its 40-foot waterfall.
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
News of the October 15th AIDS WALK AUSTIN 5K
Letters to the editor, published daily