Volume 22, Number 18
News Top 10s
BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON
An anonymous Congressman gives generously to Eli Lilly by sticking it to autistic children; and something stinks at the Pentagon -- literally.
BY JIM HIGHTOWER
The Austin Chronicle Food staff looks back at the year in food, 2002.
The year in albums, 2002
BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ
The last installment of "Dancing About Architecture."
BY KEN LIECK
The Austin Chronicle film reviewers offer their end-of-the-year lists and combine their individual lists to reach a group Top 10.
BY MARC SAVLOV
TV Top 10s
BY BELINDA ACOSTA
This film adaptation doesn't so much recall the glory days of movie musicals as give it a new, era-specific reason to wake up and shake its tail feather.
arts & culture
For every creative triumph in the Austin arts community in 2002 -- and they were plentiful -- there seemed to be a corresponding defeat, usually tied to the economic downturn and its problems for the arts community.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
Ridiculous Theatre Company's Everett Quinton comes to Austin to do a "twisted" version of Oliver! for Zach, Ballet Austin gets in touch with New York, and honors for painter Michael Ray Charles and Austin Babtist Women.
BY ROBERT FAIRES
Our Top 10s give you another chance to laugh, and rail, at us; Republican dominance and a state budget crisis bode ill for government services, and for Austin; we bid a fond farewell to "Dancing About Architecture" and chart a new course, a bit.
BY LOUIS BLACK
Our readers talk back.
In 2002, cinema has been the healthiest of our arts. The movies' range and variety relieve what has otherwise been a bleak time for our culture and our Constitution.
BY MICHAEL VENTURA
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
What do "green drinks" provide in the way of nutrients, and are they any better than eating green vegetables?
BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Letters to the editor, published daily