Daryl Slusher debates Max Nofziger on light rail; Garnet Coleman fights with Hugo Berlanga at the St. Louis presidential debate; Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins support a soft money campaign for Ralph Nader; the Statesman buries a Bush funeral scandal story.
Former TFSC head Dick McNeil testifies that he talked to Governor George W. Bush about the ongoing investigation into funeral giant SCI, a statement that contradicts Bush's sworn testimony on the matter.
On 620, about halfway between Mansfield Dam and Lakeway, in Lakeway Plaza, is one of Austin's best pan-Asian restaurants. It's a small spot with limited seating and tiny tables turning out some of the finest Thai, Cambodian, Laotian, and Burmese cuisine around. As a matter of fact, they turn out the only Cambodian, Laotian, and Burmese cuisine in Austin, and it's not even on the menu!
In 1967, Hobart Ison shot and killed Hugh O'Connor, who was filming a documentary on Ison's property. In her documentary Stranger With a Camera (showing at the Alamo Drafthouse this Wednesday, November 1), Elizabeth Barret examines the context that brought these two men together -- one with a gun and one with a camera.
A new documentary on IFC examines seminal horror films of the Sixties and Seventies and persuasively argues that the images and ideology of these groundbreaking films were influenced by the mood of the times.
As he was completing the final design for the Austin Museum of Art's long-awaited downtown facility, architect Richard Gluckman took time to discuss the project, his approach to architecture, and what it means to design buildings for a boomtown.