Oct. 12, 2001

Volume 21, Number 6

news

Raped Twice?

Virginia Glore asked the APD for a rape test -- instead they're prosecuting her for DWI.

BY JORDAN SMITH

Unloading Frate

BY AMY SMITH

Nuclear Stalemate

Negotiations between the South Texas (Nuclear) Project and its union workers threaten to meltdown.

BY LAURI APPLE

It Grows on You

BY EMILY PYLE

Thinner Reads, Fewer Reporters

As the economy gets tight, newspapers around the state feel the pain.

BY LEE NICHOLS

Naked City

BY LAURI APPLE

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large

Political commentary on the prospects of single-member districts

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Capitol Chronicle

Apparently, the candidates for statewide office have better things to do than answer tough questions from the Texas NAACP.

BY MICHAEL KING

The Hightower Lowdown

Greedheads capitalize on terror; MBNA offers to "decrease" Jim's debt; and high-end garage sales.

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Still Hungry

Reassessing the state of Austin's food security

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Cook Globally, Grow Locally

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Eat, Drink, Watch Movies

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-File

Food editor Virginia B. Wood on the first pressing of olive oil in Texas

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Second Helpings: Farm Stands & Farmer's Markets

Food editor Virginia B. Wood surveys Austin's farmer's markets.
music

The Real Greezy

Greezy Wheels, back from the dead (the Seventies).

BY CLEVE HATTERSLEY

Groover's Paradise

Those were the days …

BY MARGARET MOSER

India Ink

Making posters for Soap Creek

BY KERRY AWN

Dancing About Architecture

The Austin music scene benefits the Red Cross.

BY KEN LIECK

Phases and Stages

The Strokes

Is This It

Travis

The Invisible Band

Quasi

The Sword of God

Blondie

Blondie, Plastic Letters, Parallel Lines, Eat to the Beat, Auto American, The Hunter

Ryan Adams

Gold

Robbie Fulks

13 Hillbilly Giants, Couples in Trouble

Sam Phillips

Fan Dance

FM: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio

Richard Neer
screens

For Your Consideration ...

Austin Film Festival Preview

Holding Pattern

In the wake of the terrorist attacks, the Austin Film Festival pulls local filmmaker Tom LeGros' feature from the lineup.

BY MICHAEL CHAMY

For 2001, a Kubrick Odyssey

In this biographical film documentary, legendary film director Stanley Kubrick is exposed by his brother-in-law and frequent collaborator Jan Harlan for the artist and family man he was.

BY ANNE S. LEWIS

The Big Thrill

Heart of Film Distinguished Screenwriting Award recipient Lawrence Kasdan talks shop.

BY WILL ROBINSON SHEFF

CinemaTexas Award Winners

Virtual Web Sites

Enjoying illicit pleasures like crack rock via the Internet

BY MARRIT INGMAN

Short Cuts

On the road with Rock Opera, how to get your tix for Waking Life, and Robert Benton talks about writing.

BY MARC SAVLOV

TV Eye

Entertainment television struggles to address the events of 9 / 11.

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Film Reviews

Bandits

Christmas in the Clouds Benefit Screening

Montgomery's debut feature is a romantic comedy set in a Native American ski resort.
arts & culture

Blanton: The Sequel: The Sequel

The preliminary design for UT's new Blanton Museum of Art facility has been unveiled, and as expected, the white-shoe Boston firm of Kallmann McKinnell & Wood has come up with a building that hews to the dicta of UT's Campus Master Plan, even when it doesn't make much sense.

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Articulations

Ailing actor Douglas Taylor is on the mend, actors Babs George and Lowell Bartholomee get the recognition they deserve (from the Payne Awards), and choreographer Deborah Hay wants you to spend the weekend with her.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

The Star Play

Part vaudeville comedy, part poem, part search for philosophical meaning, part fairy tale, Michael Arthur's The Star Play produced at MOMFest by the New York-based 2texans theatre company, makes a wish for love and finds it in the most unlikely places.

Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years

In Pro Arts Collective's admirable production of Having Our Say, the intimacy of the performing space and warmth of the show's two actresses make the experiences of the centenarian Delany sisters -- and the history they have lived -- come alive in a remarkably personal way.

Little Shop of Horrors: A Good Time Out of Joint

Zachary Scott Theatre Center's Little Shop of Horrors is a terrific staging of an endearingly weird musical.
columns

Page Two

The war on Afghanistan isn't just wrong, it's stupid, and it's not going to work, either.

BY LOUIS BLACK

Postmarks

A right, a left, another right: our letters column takes it on the chin.

Postmarks Web Extra

Our readers' letters regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks

Coach's Corner

Coach reflects on the UT-Oklahoma game.

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

Day Trips

J. David Bamberger has taken a slice of the Hill Country and restored it to pristine beauty.

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants

The phlogiston what sets your brain a'burnin'.

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

After a Fashion

Oooh, the fall fashion doin's are doin', what with the Austin appearance of national fashionista Leon Hall, Club DeVille's Fall Fashion Extravaganza, and The Austin Chronicle's own upcoming Drag Ball. Whooo!

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

About AIDS

AIDS Walk Austin 2001

BY SANDY BARTLETT

To Your Health

I have been having a lot of stomach problems, with alternating diarrhea and constipation, but all the tests my doctor did fail to show any problems. He said I probably have "irritable bowel syndrome." What helps that?

BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

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