Nov. 17, 2000

Volume 20, Number 12

news

The Middle East

Photos by Ada Calhoun

Killing the Messenger

John C. Danforth's Indictment of Whistleblower Bill Johnston May Lead to a Nasty Courtroom Showdown

BY ROBERT BRYCE

Naked City

Republicans raise money for Florida recount, Democrats do well in Travis County, and neighbors of the Quarries in Northwest Austin realize that Hyde Park Baptist Church has gotten the best of them.

BY LOUIS DUBOSE

Personal Fowl

It's just turkeys.

The Hightower Lowdown

The Firestone Tire / Ford conspiracy; genetically engineered corn and StarLink; WTO's complaints about citizens

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The Flavors of Fall

Photos by John Anderson

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-File

Local culinary news from Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

Honky-Tonk Heroes

Photos by John Carrico

BY JERRY RENSHAW

Dancing About Architecture

Last call for SXSW entries.

BY KEN LIECK

Live Shots

screens

The Ultima Fans

Photos by Bruce Dye

BY SARAH HEPOLA

Short Cuts

Austin Studios and the new offices of the Austin Film Society were unveiled this week on the site of the old Robert Mueller Airport.

BY MARC SAVLOV

TV Eye

As a television viewer, I'm amused by the 2000 presidential election. As a citizen, I'm appalled.

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Screens Reviews

Film Reviews

Red Planet

Rugrats in Paris: The Movie

Fun for kids and grownups.

The Sixth Day

A Time for Drunken Horses

Iranian masterpiece of Kurdish life.
arts & culture

Classical Musicians and Their Instruments

In a photographic essay, Bret Brookshire captures on film some of the singular relationship that exists between classical musicians and their instruments.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Gotta Dance!

Kevin Archambault came late to dance, but his love of it and commitment to it have brought the young dancer and choreographer a long way in a short time.

BY LINDSEY SCHWARTZ

Articulations

Adios to longtime arts service organization Artists' Legal and Accounting Assistance of Austin, and real-life election shenanigans give Zach's Evita a boost.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

'The New Frontier: Art and Television, 1960-65'

Using a legion of artists from the early Sixties, the Austin Museum of Art exhibition "The New Frontier: Art and Television 1960-65" offers an illuminating peep into a time when a measly 10-inch black-and-white TV set was the American family's window to the world.

The Madwoman of Chaillot

The gentle spirit of playwright Jean Giradoux is reflected perfectly in Gordon Peacock's amiable and astute direction of this UT Department of Theatre & Dance production of Giradoux's The Madwoman of Chaillot.
columns

Page Two

Sifting through the election fallout.

BY LOUIS BLACK

Postmarks

Gore vs. Bush vs. Nader vs. Ventura vs. Hernandez vs. Simone, approximately.

Public Notice

The winter holiday season is comin' in like a lion, train, and gangbusters, and don't you think for a minute that your pals at "Public Notice" aren't ready for the onslaught!

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Waco's Puremco, Inc., is the nation's last domino factory.

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

After a Fashion

Awful clawful disharama.

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Mr. Smarty Pants

Knickknacks for your mental display case.

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

About AIDS

Volunteer call for the Food Bank.

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