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December 9, 2005

Volume 25, Number 15

 
features
  • Holiday Wish Lists 2005

    Give 'til it helps: part one

    BY ANNE HARRIS, KRISTIN HILLERY, KATE X MESSER AND FRANK RIVERA

news
food
  • Giveable City

    The treat of Austin eats

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Food-o-File

    The Capital Area Food Bank could use a hand; plus, ring in the season with events all over town

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music
screens
arts & culture
  • 'Puerto Rico Mi Patria'

    Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance's original 'obra,' 'Puerto Rico Mi Patria,' tells the story of how the islanders rose up to repel a British invasion in 1797

    BY BARRY PINEO

  • Heydays (Again)

    Creative Research Laboratory is inviting anyone with an itch to draw, paint, or otherwise make a creative mark to join in a 12-hour effort to transform a blank room at Flatbed World Headquarters into something rich and strange

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Ubu Ubu Ubu

    A troupe of homeschooled students enrolled in Zach's Performing Arts School takes on the mad world of Alfred Jarry's 'Ubu,' 'pschittens' and all, and makes it a nonsensical delight

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns
  • Page Two

    'Be Here to Love Me' captures the poetry and loss of the late great Townes Van Zandt

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Letters at 3AM

    On the 25th anniversary of John Lennon's death, Micahel Ventura revisits the column he wrote at the time of Lennon's murder when the pain was fresh

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    Was your Style Avatar caught throwing down with Wilford Brimley(?!) in the grocery store parking lot? Or is it a case of mistaken identity?!

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    Do I need a calcium supplement?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • Day Trips

    Hot Damn, Tamales! in Fort Worth offers the tastiest gourmet tamales around, made with love by the Stavron family

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • The Common Law

    What is deferred adjudication?

    BY CARL BARRY

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Students swearing at teachers, penguins coining credos - what's next?

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • About AIDS

    Keep the ho-ho days merry!

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Feedback

    Letters to the editor, published daily
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