Sept. 28, 2001

Volume 21, Number 4

news

Changed Forever

Scenes and voices from Austin's reaction to the attacks

BY MICHAEL MAY

W.'s Paper Chase

Bush attempts to have his state papers declared federal property.

BY LUCIUS LOMAX

War of Words

UT professor gets slammed by the UT president in Houston Chronicle for view on attacks

BY LEE NICHOLS

Tower of Ill Dispute

When the city settled its boundary dispute with Lumbermen's Investment Corp., it didn't close the book -- it opened up a sequel.

BY AMY SMITH

Questions Persist About Yogurt Shop Murders

Pretrial suspended in Michael Scott yogurt shop murder trial

BY JORDAN SMITH

Car Croquet

Neighborhood leaders seek stronger code enforcement front-lawn parking.

BY LAURI APPLE

Naked City

Brief items of interest

BY LAURI APPLE

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large

Gus Garcia on the qualities of the next mayor

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Capitol Chronicle

Lloyd Doggett feels the pressure of the "war hysteria."

BY MICHAEL KING

The Hightower Lowdown

Terrorists attack, and security enthusiasts "protect" us; nursing homes abuse the elderly, and the answer is … deregulation?; and money management firms give the wealthy a shoulder to cry on.

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Drag Nirvana

A new world-class restaurant on Guadalupe

BY MICK VANN

Food-o-File

Food editor Virginia B. Wood tells you how to eat for charity in the upcoming week.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Second Helpings

A sampling of Austin's Italian restaurants in this week's "Second Helpings."

Food Reviews

music

Pure Happiness

Unassuming Austin singer-songwriter stumbles upon the big time.

BY ANDY LANGER

Calling the Shots

Jesse Dayton is finally an Austin musician again after years of only being mistaken for one

BY JERRY RENSHAW

Dancing About Architecture

The Austin music scene benefits the Red Cross.

BY KEN LIECK

Bruce Robison Reviewed

Bruce Robison

Country Sunshine

Jesse Dayton

Hey NashVegas!

Bill Kirchen, Dallas Wayne

Music Tied to the Wheel, Here I Am in Dallas

Rebel Heart

Bebe Buell and Victor Bockris

Dancing With Demons: The Authorized Biography of Dusty Springfield

Penny Valentine and Vicki Wickham

John Hiatt

The Tiki Bar is Open

Buddy Guy

Sweet Tea

Wilco

Live Shots

Cowboy Junkies

Live Shots
screens

Heart of Glass

UT Performing Arts Center presents a Philip Glass retrospective, "Philip on Film," with Glass performing live his film compositions.

BY MARC SAVLOV

After Atom

AFS presents the films of Kinji Fukasaku, Japan's premier post-war director.

BY WILL ROBINSON SHEFF

How to Succeed in Screenwriting

Austinite Vance Kotrla's screenplay advances in the Heart of Film Competition.

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Destination: Online Profit

BY COURTNEY BARRY

Short Cuts

Waking Life to premiere in Austin, Regal announces canned goods = free movies, and some film score schooling with Brian Satterwhite.

BY MARC SAVLOV

TV Eye

Belinda Acosta talks about how glad she is to see Dave back on the air (we are, too), why Dan's patriotic meltdown pissed her off (irresponsible journalism), what Politically Incorrect-ism Bill said (but later retracted), and where are civil liberties are headed (the toilet).

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Screens Reviews

Film Reviews

Megiddo: The Omega Code Two

Session 9

Top-notch character actors come together as an abestos-removal team stationed in an abandoned mental hospital in this supernatural thriller.

Zoolander

arts & culture

Most Valuable Players

Brief profiles of 40 Austin actors who have distinguished themselves through the quality of that acting, the recognition they've garnered for it, and the singular qualities they brings to Austin's theatre community.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Articulations

Oklahoma!, A Macbeth, and Art were the big winners at the 27th Annual B. Iden Payne Awards.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Trust: Some of What Glitters

Trust is like a thoroughly modern version of those Noel Coward constructs in which the affluent and their hangers-on loll about having affairs and lobbing endless volleys of bon mots, and the Seven Ages Theatre Company production serves up its series of tilted vignettes and monologues in a smooth, brisk fashion.

Hamlet: Words, Words, Words

Despite the presence of a talented ensemble, the Austin Shakespeare Festival production of what most of the English-speaking world considers the greatest play ever written is a thin Hamlet of watered-down performances and even more diluted directorial choices.
columns

Page Two

The most effective weapon against long-term terrorism is this country's involvement in the world community; the most effective refutation of terrorists is the preservation of our civil liberties.

BY LOUIS BLACK

Postmarks

Our readers talk back.

Postmarks Web Extra

Our readers' letters regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks

Coach's Corner

Coach's "double-Scorpio" wife Kelly makes some unreasonable demands.

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

Day Trips

Fredericksburg-area residents are working to preserve the area's one-room rural schoolhouses.

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

After a Fashion

The stars at night are bigger and brighter, deep in the heart of Texas: Check out these local Hollywood sightings … Goth is alive and well and living in San Antonio … bra straps are still ugly and … your Style Avatar goes out on a "Denim Edge."

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

About AIDS

Maintaining body-cell mass

BY SANDY BARTLETT AND MARY MILLER

To Your Health

I am concerned about the hepatitis vaccination now required for my child. Is this vaccination worth it?

BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

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