Feb. 25, 2005

Volume 24, Number 26

ON THE COVER:
news

Let's 'Rumbo'! Right Now!

New Spanish dailies battle for a young Latino audience looking for news

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Birds vs. People at BCP

At least one Austin resident questions wildlife preserve's human-access policies

BY DANIEL MOTTOLA

Johnston High Turns Triplet

AISD moves on plan to divide Eastside school into three smaller 'learning communities'

BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

Futrell Spares Knee: 'Moving Forward' at APD

Police chief scolded, not punished

BY JORDAN SMITH

Block Those Cyber-Boobs! – Flasher Sues Game Makers

Austin video game maker sued for child porn – by teen who lied to get filmed

BY JORDAN SMITH

Weed Watch

HB 658 seeks to legalize medical marijuana in Texas

BY JORDAN SMITH

Naked City

Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

BY LEE NICHOLS

Point Austin: The Healing of Wounded Knee

A tale of two city memos suggests more than paper-shuffling needed at APD

BY MICHAEL KING

Robbing Pedro to Pay … Highland Park?

The funds in the latest public ed bill appear much less than meets the eye

BY AMY SMITH

The Hightower Report

Texas Legislature, theatre of the absurd; and, why all the surprise over steroid scandals?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Pastures Still Aplenty

Eating up the miles in search of country dining destinations

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-file

The hot dish and one heck of a block party

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

NANCI GRIFFITH

Love in the Time of War

Nanci Griffith returns after a four-year absence, heart, mind, and activism in hand

BY JIM CALIGIURI

There's a Light Beyond These Woods

An unrestrained celebration of Nanci Griffith

BY LOUIS BLACK

SXSW International Bands

Is this the SXSW Interactive issue?

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

TCB

Pondering social change, newcomers Faceless Werewolves, SXSW venues, and 'The Real World'

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

Phases & Stages

Kings of Leon

Aha Shake Heartbreak

Glen Campbell, Austin Symphony

Glen Campbell & the Austin Symphony

Drive-by Truckers

Gangstabilly, Pizza Deliverance

Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

Jeff Chang

Archie Shepp, Mal Waldron

Left Alone Revisited... A Tribute to Billie Holiday

Fats Domino, Little Richard

Sweet Patootie:The Complete Reprise Recordings, King of Rock & Roll: The Complete Reprise Recordings
screens

The Defiant Deviant

The Austin Film Society and Alamo Drafthouse gang up for Bloodbath and Beyond: The Extreme Cinema of Takashi Miike and more

BY WELLS DUNBAR

Equalized

Seguin fest puts deaf, hearing audiences on level film ground

BY JOE O'CONNELL

The Obsessive's Obsessive

Three former Austinites find Darryl Donaldson, 'Donnie Darko's '#1 Fan'

BY SPENCER PARSONS

TV Eye

I recently had one of those challenging conversations I have from time to time about my TV viewing habits

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Film Reviews

Bride & Prejudice

This Jane Austen adaptation takes the Bollywood out of India and leaves us something too familiar.

Diary of a Mad Black Woman

The fitful story of how one black woman gets her groove back

The Nomi Song

A documentary ode to the legendary outsider's outsider, Klaus Nomi – a singer, performance artist, and genuine human anomaly.

The Sea Inside

Moving chronicle of the real-life 30-year battle waged by paraplegic Ramón Sampedro (played by Javier Bardem) to end his life.

Son of the Mask

Sequel has absolutely none of its predecessor’s manic charm.
arts & culture

What Makes Cirque Worque?

Unlocking the enduring phenomenon of Cirque du Soleil

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad socialist?

In Howard Zinn's play, Karl Marx is back, and he's pissed

BY BARRY PINEO

Line Dancing

Austin's Michael Arthur has made an improbable career out of drawing theatre and dance companies in rehearsal

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Culture Flash!

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

Pro Arts Collective's production of "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992" brings all the emotion of the Rodney King beating and its aftermath rushing back

Index to Idioms

Deb Margolin's Index to Idioms played with our assumptions about familiar expressions and used episodes from her life to give them new meanings

Circus Maximus

The UT Wind Ensemble's premiere of John Corigliano's Circus Maximus' was more than a concert; it was an event

'Vin Gallery'

With courage and grace, Vin Gallery has successfully made the transition from its burned home in the Guadalupe Arts Center to a space by Gallery Shoal Creek
columns

Page Two

It has never been a secret that the magic ingredient that makes SXSW work is Austin

BY LOUIS BLACK

Postmarks

Our readers talk back.

After a Fashion

Get ready for SXSW! Stephen is!

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

About AIDS

Southwestern University in Georgetown is producing a book about HIV/AIDS and needs creative material

BY JOSH BRUNER

To Your Health

With a small change in lifestyle a person should be able to eat a variety of wholesome foods and remain gout free

BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

The Common Law

What is arbitration?

BY LUKE ELLIS

Day Trips

The American Wind Power Center has one of the largest collections of windmills in the world

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

When Ozzy Osbourne left Black Sabbath in 1979, Michael Bolton was considered a possible replacement

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Luv Doc Recommends: Bottle Rocket Screening with Kumar Pallana

Alamo Drafthouse Downtown, Saturday, February 26, 2005

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

European Champions League resumes after two-month hiatus

BY NICK BARBARO

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