Volume 20, Number 25
Forget Pokémon and Britney Spears, Rosalind digs the Antiques Roadshow and got to meet her heroes in person when the show rolled through town.
BY BARBARA CHISHOLM
Did the Austin Police Department Shut Down an Investigation of Its Own Cops?
BY JORDAN SMITH
Bastrop ISD explains Confederate flag incident, Texas Civil Rights Project files suit against Taco Cabana, Young Conservatives of Texas oppose hate crimes legislation.
BY LOUIS DUBOSE
The "Prosperity Dividend," Bush's Energy Fraud, and the War on Colombia
BY JIM HIGHTOWER
Over the years Austin has absorbed (and discarded) several new Indian restaurants, most in the mode of the classic Americanized Indian dining establishment. But within the past few years, we have been fortunate enough to attract a new class of Indian restaurants. Mick Vann has compiled a guide to them.
BY MICK VANN
Who Wants to Eat Like a Millionaire? and more from Cuisines Editor Virginia B. Wood.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
Rebecca Chastenet de Géry samples Austin's Continental restaurants in this week's "Second Helpings."
The Gospel According to Bill "The Mailman" Martin and Chester Baldwin
BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY
Praising the Lord with one of Austin's most talented sisters
BY DAVID LYNCH
South by Southwest draws closer -- lots of news from SXSW 2001
BY KEN LIECK
Girls Can Tell
Begging Her Graces
Wild Dreams of the Shy Boys
All Too Human
Happiest of Hours
Please Rewind and Play Again IV
The Soft Favorites
We Talked About Murder
All Wound Up: A Family Music Party
A Guest in Your Heart
Trying to Break the Honky-Tonk Fever
How Tim League discovered 110 drive-in films in an East Prairie warehouse and other stories of disappearing celluloid.
BY JERRY RENSHAW
Cinéma vérité pioneer Robert Drew, coming to town this Wednesday for the Texas Documentary Tour, speaks about the films he has made and the film style he helped create.
BY ANNE S. LEWIS
Mike Judge receives the Ernie Kovacs Award from the Dallas Video Festival and other news and events of interest to area filmmakers.
BY MARC SAVLOV
Just in time for Valentine's Day -- or to celebrate it being over -- Belinda Acosta offers her take on a few modern-day dating games.
BY BELINDA ACOSTA
This Whit Stillman movie perfectly illustrates how white the disco fad became, but at times, the audience has to wonder if Stillman has any idea about the era that he's trying to capture.
Tor Johnson in a Forties noir? Directed by Budd Boetticher, the director of Westerns like The Cimarron Kid and The Tall T? Believe it.
The Halston clothes, as beautiful relics of that era, are the best thing about this movie.
Recipient of the 2000 Oscar for Best Documentary, this film unfolds the gripping drama that occurred on September 5, 1972, during the Munich Olympics, when eight armed Palestinian terrorists took 11 members of the Israeli delegation hostage.
arts & culture
Most observers would agree that Austin has a Latino visual arts community, but within that community are many voices, many points of view, many styles -- and no borders.
BY ROB CURRAN
A weekly rundown of the latest news in Austin's visual and performing arts scene.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
The Zachary Scott Theatre Center's new staging of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire attempts to jazz up the classic, but its intentional anachronisms, jarring musical score, and robotic Stanley result in a production that is painfully off-key.
Pro Arts Collective's new production of A Raisin in the Sun does credit to Lorraine Hansberry's powerful script. Even though it runs for three hours, the show is gripping to the very end.
Good cops, bad cops, in the booming city.
BY LOUIS BLACK
Further Lost Austin fallout and enviro-rhetoric from our readers.
This week, "Public Notice" revels in the unconditional luv that is kids and pets
but mostly kids.
BY KATE X MESSER
Actions are our only true belongings.
BY MICHAEL VENTURA
A few Snausages for your dogs of thought.
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
This week, join the Style Avatar for the second installment in a series about local fashion photographers.
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
Dry Comal Creek Vineyards and their user-friendly wines.
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
The OZ Parties Dinner for HIV+ Singles.
In a very boring weekend, the very lowest point is watching the UT men's basketball team get thumped.
BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON
Letters to the editor, published daily