Volume 21, Number 34
The new Eastside Colorado River Park begins to take shape.
BY DAN OKO
Mike Clark-Madison summarizes the Austin Fair Elections Act.
BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON
BY AMY SMITH
Traffic jam on 51st Street defies highway solution.
BY MICHAEL KING
Proposed noise ordinance threatens downtown clubs.
BY JORDAN SMITH
BY JORDAN SMITH
BY LEE NICHOLS
Developers, editors, and environmentalists battle over the future of Wimberley.
BY AMY SMITH
It's time to pick ACC Board members again.
BY CATHY VAUGHAN
Chronicle Endorsements, May 4 election
BY LAURI APPLE
In budget crunch, how will Austin decide which 'pet projects' get spayed?
BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON
Bush likes democracy, except when he doesn't; business is a poor model for government; The Book Thing gives reading material to the needy.
BY JIM HIGHTOWER
Why Chef Louis Lambert's Palate Is a Product of his Texas Roots
BY BARBARA CHISHOLM
Great food and creative fundraising go hand in hand here in Austin for the next few weeks.
BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD
Food Editor Virginia B. Wood reveals Austin's catfish hot spots in the first of a two-week series.
Revisting the Reivers
BY MICHAEL BERTIN
The city's noise ordinance proposes to drown out live music in Austin.
BY KEN LIECK
Phases and Stages
From Austin With Soul
Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams, with James Patrick Herman
Midnight Pumpkin, Satisfy Me, Drink the Rain, Colors of My Vision, Geography, Giddyup Whoa, Untravelled Road, Visions of You, Catscratch
Faster Than the Speed of Suck
In the Land of Dreams
Crosspross Bells EP
The May Collection EP
You Won't Like It ('Cause it's Rock & Roll)
Wireless Internet is cost-effective, accessible, of the people rather than gouging the people. So what are you waiting for? It's time to cut the cord.
BY MICHAEL CONNOR
Right stuff, 'Wrong Numbers': 26-year-old Alex Holdridge's feature debut is not only the little movie that could, but did, and in the process could become very big, indeed.
BY KIMBERLEY JONES
Local femme-centric film collective Reel Women presents Movie Hoot: local bands covering film's classic sounds
BY WILL ROBINSON SHEFF
The Lucky Bum Film Tour rolls into town with tasty treats for local cineastes with the munchies for movies that bypass the run-of-the-mill.
BY MERLE BERTRAND
Support local film and bunk out at Club DeVille for their two benefits this week. Plus, Austin film den mother Anne del Castillo heads for greener pastures.
BY MARC SAVLOV
Technology is making great strides in the development of interactive TV. Now when are TV execs going to start paying attention?
BY BELINDA ACOSTA
Back in 1984, when it was neither profitable, nor especially safe, to be a Mohawk-wearing punk rocker, the tour doc Another State of Mind showed a softer side of hardcore -- the positive, politically conscious one.
This Belgian drama tells a deceptively simple story about the complex relationships of four elderly sisters, one of whom is mentally handicapped.
arts & culture
The opening of its fourth season finds the Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company moving backward in order to go forward.
BY DAWN DAVIS LORING
The renovation of Laguna Gloria is a go, Charo is not, and Flaming Idiot Rob Williams whips up one of his bologna specials for Katie Couric.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
Portraying the kids from the Peanuts comic strips is trickier than you might think, but two of the performers in the Silver Star Theater Group production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown radiate the bold outline and broad humor -- the cartoon essence -- of the source material.
The seven short plays that make up iron belly muses' production Seven Deadly Sins aren't always pleasurable to watch, but several capture that desperation behind sins' commission and ask interesting questions about transgression itself.
Doghouse Theatre's production of A Streetcar Named Desire creates an interesting environment in the back yard of a University neighborhood, but the story gets lost in the show's directorial freedoms and delivery.
The city of Austin claims to support live music and film, but its actions speak louder than its slogans.Chronicle AISD Endorsements, 2002Endorsements in Austin Community College Board Election. The Chronicle Endorsements for the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District
BY LOUIS BLACK
Our readers talk back.
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
I was born six weeks premature, and as a result I have some visual problems. I'm now 28 years old and I need to make a decision soon about starting a family. I've been concerned that there might be problems if I had a premature baby. Can these problems be avoided now?
BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Is hair there and everywhere? Do the Eighties give you the Shiverz? And who's got Anthony's Nak? Read inside to see!
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
Kings?Blazers?Mavericks? Forget it -- the only team with a chance to unthrone the Lakers is the San Antonio Spurs. And that second-round series will likely be decided by a couple of injuries.
BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON
Letters to the editor, published daily