Volume 20, Number 51
A writer and his artist aunt explore cave paintings and see more than just writing on the wall.
BY ELI KOORIS
Suburbanites Wrestle Over Managed Growth, Smart Growth, and "Stupid Growth"
BY JORDAN SMITH
Mostly local scuttlebutt, with trips to Cuba and Denver
BY MICHAEL KING
The media buys the Pentagon's lies, W can't keep his free-market ideology straight, and biotechnology brings us Frankenpigs.
BY JIM HIGHTOWER
Iced tea gets a makeover
BY MM PACK
Interesting culinary newsletters and the latest food news around town
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
Austin's often overlooked ice cream shops
The world of online music after the fall of Napster.
BY MICHAEL BERTIN
Girls and Cats this week: Schrödinger's Cat, Libbi Bosworth, Lucinda Williams, Dixie Chicks, Shawn Colvin
BY KEN LIECK
Things I Done Wrong
It's Late But I Feel Early
Reference, Beyond the Blue
The Gospel According to Austin Vol. 2
Say What Now?
Survivor, Chocolate Love; Ter'ell's Groove House, Get Ready, The Eighth Principle
Director Terry Zwigoff's darkly comic 'Ghost World'
BY MARC SAVLOV
QTV will give Austinites another chance to experience Quentin Tarantino as a passionate educator.
BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN
BY MARC SAVLOV
South Park takes on sex ed.
BY BELINDA ACOSTA
arts & culture
With actor David Stahl currently appearing as the wicked Richard III and actor Katherine Catmull having recently played the evil Goneril in King Lear, the challenge of playing villains seemed a ripe topic to launch a series of artist-to-artist conversations on craft.
BY KATHERINE CATMULL
Nominations for the 2000-01 B. Iden Payne Awards for theatre excellence
BY ROBERT FAIRES
Tornado in Slo Mo, the autobiographical album by Darcie Deaville, contains songs drawn from Deaville's tumultuous past that ring with a saving not-gonna-take-it-anymore grace, but her one-woman show at Hyde Park Theatre based on the same material falls way short of compelling.
In the new production of Shakespeare's Richard III staged by the Disciples of Melpomene, it's the crafty and well-crafted portrayal of Richard by David Stahl that drives this show -- a performance built around performances by a master actor on the stage of life.
Georgetown's Smart Growth struggles, and Mayor Watson's
BY NICK BARBARO
More letters about music, art, and urban planning
Public Notice asks not what it can do for its community but what *you* can. This week features part of our Austin-area Volunteer Opportunities List and informs of dear old "Public Notice"'s demise..
BY KATE X MESSER
Technological progress is altering fundamental issues of identity.
BY MICHAEL VENTURA
Get your kicks on -- that's right -- Route 66.
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
Sleek new info-bites, right off the showroom floor!
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
Happy Second Anniversary, After a Fashion! Follow along as Stephen has a great weekend talking "inner slut" with Lucinda Williams!
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
I am becoming concerned that my 12-year-old daughter is overweight. Is it too early to give her some pointers on how to lose weight?
BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.
Catholics vs. condoms, round two
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Yanked back untimely from his idyll in the Rockies, Coach is sucked into the "debate" over college football's pre-season polls.
BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON
Letters to the editor, published daily