March 17, 2006

Volume 25, Number 29

features

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

Gay Place

A SXSW online extra

BY KATE GETTY AND KATE X MESSER

After a Fashion: Thursday

Your Style Avatar dishes the style dirt at SXSW!

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

After a Fashion: Friday

Your Style Avatar does SXSW in style!

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

After a Fashion: Saturday

Your Style Avatar does SXSW in style!

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

news

Skies Partly Cloudy

Two years down the road, liberal network still struggles to establish itself

BY KEVIN BRASS

Feds' Animal ID Program Raises Ruckus Among Small Farmers

National Animal Identification System favors factory farms over Ma and Pa

BY FRANK RIVERA

Primary Numbers

Crunching the numbers on who voted where in the 2006 primaries

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

How to Read a Charter Amendment

Ballot language too confusing? Let us translate!

BY MICHAEL KING

Is It Legal to Save Energy? Well, Maybe ...

Blackland neighbors told they can't share solar power, but Austin Energy tries to find a loophole

BY RACHEL PROCTOR MAY

Naked City

Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

Point Austin: Lessons Learned

I was down at the precinct last Tuesday, but I didn't see you

BY MICHAEL KING

Beside the Point

Council and SOSA haggle over ballot language

BY WELLS DUNBAR

The Hightower Report

Wal-Mart's New Frontman; and Mr. President, Greenland Is Melting

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The Sixth Course

Eating our way up and down the city's busiest street

Food-o-File

'60 Minutes' digests Whole Foods; plus, St. Patrick's Day predictions by local publicans

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

Private Life

The Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde tells it like it is

BY MARGARET MOSER

Over the Wall

Echo & the Bunnymen's guitarist Will Sergeant didn't much care for Donnie Darko.

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

SXSW Picks & Sleepers

Blurbing three nights of SXSW 2006

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

2005-06 Austin Music Awards

BY GREG BEETS

Girls Can Tell

Gadding about

BY MELANIE HAUPT

My SXSW

Tres Chicas' Caitlin Cary

BY CAITLIN CARY

The Insider

Ultragrrl handicaps SXSW 2006

BY ANDY LANGER

Spotlight: Richie Furay

Buffalo Springfield, Poco, and Richie Furay – one with God

BY JIM CALIGIURI

Spotlight: Anthony Hamilton

Ain't nobody worryin' about the future of true R&B when Anthony Hamilton croons

BY ROBERT GABRIEL

Spotlight: Bobby Bare

Bobby Bare Sr. returns with one helluva fish story

BY MARGARET MOSER

Spotlight: DJ Rapid Ric

The king of the Lone Star mixtape

BY ROBERT GABRIEL

Spotlight: Ben Taylor

A chip off the ol' J.T.

BY DAN OKO

Spotlight: Translator

Translator, 'Everywhere I'm Not' – except SXSW 2006

BY MARC SAVLOV

TCB

SXSW music news

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

Day Party Crawl

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

Girls Can Tell

Gadding about

BY MELANIE HAUPT

My SXSW

BY HARRY SHEARER

WEEKLY ISSUE

The Insider

With folks like Jason Flom at SXSW, yes, Virginia, there's a Santa Claus

BY ANDY LANGER

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

Spotlight: Archie Bell

Houston's Archie Bell still knows how to "Tighten Up"

BY GREG BEETS

Spotlight: Barbara Lynn

Beaumont's southpaw R&B queen, oh yeah

BY JAY TRACHTENBERG

Spotlight: The Subways

'England's Newest Hitmakers' try to love up to the hype

BY ANDY LANGER

Spotlight: Jana Hunter

Jana Hunter's unstaring DIY

BY AUDRA SCHROEDER

Spotlight: The Clutters

Nashville's Clutters are cleaning out the garage

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

Spotlight: KT Tunstall

KT Tunstall, what a difference a year makes

BY ANDY LANGER

Ballroom Dancing

SXSW panels

TCB

SXSW music news

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

Girls Can Tell

Gadding about

BY MELANIE HAUPT

My SXSW

BY JON LANGFORD

The Insider

Sam Moore wants to make you feel good; just ask Springsteen

BY ANDY LANGER

Spotlight: Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk

Ivan Neville's New Orleans Social Club

BY ANDY LANGER

Spotlight: The Jones Family Singers

Praise the Lord for the Jones Family Singers

BY MARGARET MOSER

Spotlight: Glass Eye

Austin's Glass Eye reunites!

BY GREG BEETS

Spotlight: What Made Milwaukee Famous

What Made Milwaukee Famous does pretty good for Austin, too

BY DARCIE STEVENS

Spotlight: Lady Sovereign

'I'm the little girl with a big voice.'

BY ANDY LANGER

Spotlight: Skullening

Welcome to Skullening's loud, guitarless, screwball drama

BY DARCIE STEVENS

TCB

SXSW music news

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

WEEKLY ISSUE

TCB

What if Austin was its own satellite-radio service?

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

SXSW Records

Gogol Bordello

Elijah Wood and Harry Knowles

Elijah Wood and Harry Knowles

Ray Davies

Ray Davies at the Continental Club

The Reatards

Teenage Harlets

Towers of London

A buncha drunk bananas

South Filthy

Austin's South Filthy at Antones

KT Tunstall

KT Tunstall at Waterloo Records

Super XX Man

Super XX Man at Bella Blue Boutique & Gallery's Peek-a-Boo party
screens

2006 Texas Film Hall of Fame

After the Crash

'AMERICANese'

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

SXSW Film 06 Film Awards

Jury and Audience awards from the March 13 ceremony

SXSW Interactive 06 Web Awards

Eminem.com and Technorati win big, while the Dewey Winburne goes to Dale Thompson

What Have We Seen?

Well, quite a lot, actually. Where should we begin?

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

SXSW Film

Wanna see a movie on Thursday? First, read today's reviews, interviews, and more.

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

WEEKLY ISSUE

TV Eye

The theatre of outrage: What happened when I slipped into the packed house for the one-on-one with Henry Rollins at SXSW last Sunday

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Film Reviews

Neil Young: Heart of Gold

Jonathan Demme dreams us back to the golden age of performance films, in which Neil Young unfolds his latest album Prairie Wind in concert at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

SXSW Film Festival 2006

Something for everyone. See www.sxsw.com/film for full schedule.

V for Vendetta

This is a thinking person’s action film – a futuristic slice of pop-culture agitprop, replete with a costumed antihero, lovingly choreographed action sequences, cunningly ornate dialogue, and a terrific, rousing score.
arts & culture

Who They Are and What They Deserve

The new play 'Voices of Valor' records the memories of a generation that won the war abroad and at home

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

'Biscuit: A Retrospective'

Gallery Lombardi’s posthumous exhibition of 150 collages by local punk rock renaissance darling Randy Turner is a friendly walk through the brain of Biscuit

BY KATE X MESSER

'The Bob Schneider Show'

Whatever your ears think of Bob Schneider's music, your eyes will widen in appreciation at his intaglio etchings on view in his new Flatbed Press solo show

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Arts Reviews

Richard III / The Rivals

In its rotating repertory of 'Richard III' and 'The Rivals,' the Austin Shakespeare Festival shifts between polar extremes: violent tragedy and frothy romance

Greyhounds and Other Virtual Ways to Travel

Spank Dance Company's 'Greyhounds and Other Virtual Ways to Travel' may not move you to the next plane of existence, but its force and beauty will make this plane much more satisfying

'Into the Soul of the Rhythm'

In her exhibition 'Into the Soul of the Rhythm', photojournalist Jana Birchum provides perceptual richness of the moment when the music and the camera dissolve
columns

Page Two: Tonight's the Night

Moving forward into the fog of SXSW

BY LOUIS BLACK

Postmarks

Our readers talk back.

Letters at 3AM

Bob Dylan says he doesn't know how a guy like him came out of a place like Hibbing. He's been saying things like that for 40 years and I don't know a rock critic who doesn't take him at his word. But I also don't know a rock critic who's been to Hibbing. I wanted to see for myself.

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

After a Fashion

Stephen goes to the Texas Film Hall of Fame and tells who was dripping in what

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

To Your Health

Useful tips in avoiding lung cancer for smokers and nonsmokers alike

BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

The Common Law

Boating on Town Lake – what's the law?

BY LUKE ELLIS

Day Trips

A family feud has given barbecue lovers two top-notch options in Lockhart, Smitty's Market and Kreuz

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Zebras are evolving something fierce, and how to gauge your shotgun

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

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