March 16, 2007

Volume 26, Number 28

features

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

After a Fashion: Thursday

A field guide to festival attendees, and more random notes from inside the circle

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

After a Fashion: Friday

Your Style Avatar is on the scene at the AMAs!

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

After a Fashion: Saturday

Our Sytle Avatar's Style Avatar, one Mary Weiss of the Shangri-Las rocked his little world

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

news

History Still Hidden

Reporter of 'Statesman' racial cleansing series disowns published version

BY KEVIN BRASS

TDCJ Negligence Alleged

Texas Civil Rights Project says failure to follow policy and provide adequate medical attention in timely manner are to blame in prisoner deaths.

BY JORDAN SMITH

A Kealing Compromise

District won't formally separate Kealing Middle School's magnet program from neighborhood school

BY JUSTIN WARD

Naked City

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

SXSW Pixels

Friday music in pictures

WEEKLY ISSUE

Point Austin: Think of the Children!

Health care no match for hot air

BY MICHAEL KING

Beside the Point

Protecting the Furnishings; and Black's Abacus

BY WELLS DUNBAR

On the Lege

Pro-gambling interests try their luck again; and other Lege news

BY AMY SMITH

Reefer Madness

But DEA still refuses to admit hemp and pot are different crops

BY JORDAN SMITH

The Hightower Report

Garbled Translations; and Another War in Iraq

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Full Plate

In planning your SXSW itinerary, make room for these 10 dining destinations

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Irish Pubs on the Event Menu

Beannachtam na Femle Padraig

BY WES MARSHALL

True 'Cue

Rodeo Cook-Off and Stall Crawl

BY CLAUDIA ALARCÓN

Food-o-File

Mother's is tough; Vera's Pies are stuffed; and Dream Bakery offers a Persian puff

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

Shake Appeal

Iggy Pop, whistling a merry tune

BY MARGARET MOSER

Spiritual Boys

Pete Townshend pays tribute to Ronnie Lane

BY JODY DENBERG

Austin Music Award Winners

SXSW Music Fest Preview Guide

Picks & sleepers

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

2006-07 Austin Music Awards Show

Austin Convention Center, Wednesday, March 14

BY GREG BEETS

SXSW Music: Pete Townshend Keynote Address

Hilton Grand Ballroom, Wednesday, March 14, 6:30pm

BY MICHAEL BERTIN

Girls Can Tell

Gadding about

BY MELANIE HAUPT

Day Party Crawl

My SXSW

Music Fest Diary

BY THOMAS DOLBY

The Insider: Scott Lapatine

Blogosphere's big gun on SXSW and who to stalk

BY ANDY LANGER

Ice Cream Man Presents!

Division Day

BY MATT ALLEN

TCB: Thursday

SXSW Music News and Carryings On

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

Spotlight: Billy Cook

The sampled sound of the South: Billy Cook

BY ROBERT GABRIEL

Spotlight: Shearwater

Okkervil River offshoot Shearwater finally takes flight

BY DOUG FREEMAN

Spotlight: Micah P. Hinson

Back from back surgery, Micah P. Hinson tries his hand at Roy Orbison

BY DOUG FREEMAN

Spotlight: Hacienda Brothers

The Hacienda Brothers' Western soul gives Chris Gaffney his uppercut

BY JIM CALIGIURI

Spotlight: Bill Kirchen

The King of dieselbilly, Bill Kirchen, taking one step forward and two steps back

BY JIM CALIGIURI

Spotlight: Nightwatchman

Tom Morello doesn't have to preach revolution through Marshall stacks

BY AUSTIN POWELL

Ballroom Dancing

SXSW Panels

'Mojo' Recommends

British picks for SXSW by 'Mojo' Editor-in-Chief Phil Alexander

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

The Insider: Chuck D

Chuck D, gathering no moss

BY ANDY LANGER

My SXSW

Music Fest Diary

BY DONOVAN

Ice Cream Man Presents!

Friday's Flavor: The Pipettes

BY MATT ALLEN

Girls Can Tell

Gadding about

BY MELANIE HAUPT

'Mojo' Recommends

Super Furry Animal Gruff Rhys, driving popsters and cows mad

SPOTLIGHTS

Spotlight: Pam Tillis

Pam Tillis plots her comeback.

BY JIM CALIGIURI

Spotlight: Willie Tee

Willie Tee won't just be "Teasing You" at the Ponderosa Stomp

BY ROBERT GABRIEL

Spotlight: Dennis Coffey

Dennis Coffey, "Scorpio," and funk soul brother forever

BY ROBERT GABRIEL

Spotlight: Hoodoo Gurus

Aussie essentials Hoodoo Gurus, back from the dead

BY MICHAEL BERTIN

Spotlight: Green Milk From the Planet Orange

Japanese prog-punk in two minutes or 40

BY GREG BEETS

Spotlight: Bobby Patterson

Dallas soulman Bobby Patterson, no blues caddy

BY GREG BEETS

Ballroom Dancing

SXSW Panels

TCB: Friday

SXSW music news and carryings on

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

Day Party Crawl

SXSW Pixels

Thursday music in pictures

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

The Insider: Jim Pitt

Conan O'Brien's music booker sees Explosions in the Sky

BY ANDY LANGER

My SXSW

Music Fest Diary

BY ANDREW W. K.

'Mojo' Recommends

Field Music, from the Beatles and Monk to Igor Stravinsky

SPOTLIGHTS

Spotlight: Boris

Japenese metal trio Boris lurch into drone

BY AUSTIN POWELL

Spotlight: The Strange Boys

Soon to be Austin garage quartet the Strange Boys and their American Bandstand

BY DARCIE STEVENS

Spotlight: Graham Parker

Graham Parker, still squeezing out the sparks

BY MICHAEL BERTIN

Spotlight: Saints

The Saints, not stranded in punk nostalgia

BY MICHAEL BERTIN

Spotlight: Girl Talk

Girl Talk's fantasy mash-ups

BY AUSTIN POWELL

Spotlight: Trae

Trae's not too 'Restless' to be real

BY ROBERT GABRIEL

TCB: Saturday

SXSW music news and carryings on

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

Ballroom Dancing

SXSW Panels

Girls Can Tell

Gadding about

BY MELANIE HAUPT

Day Party Crawl

Live Shots

SXSW showcase reviews

BY DOUG FREEMAN

WEEKLY ISSUE

TCB

SXSW at 21 is one heckuva wascawwy wabbit

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

SXSW Reviews

Amy Winehouse

SXSW showcase reviews

Viktor Krauss

SXSW showcase reviews

Powell St. John

SXSW showcase reviews

Thurston Moore Instrumental

SXSW showcase reviews

Public Enemy

SXSW showcase reviews

Peter & the Wolf

SXSW showcase reviews

Andrew Bird

SXSW showcase reviews

Duncan Sheik

SXSW showcase reviews
screens

SXSW Film 07 Awards

Jury and audience awards announced on Tuesday, March 13

SXSW Interactive 07 Web Awards

OwnYourC wins Best in Show, and more from Sunday's ceremony

Texas Film Hall of Fame

Playing Around

Reports From Interactive Panels on Gaming

BY CARSON BARKER

SXSW Film Reviews

From the festival front: reviews, panel reports, photos of famous people, and more

SXSW Panels

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

SXSW Film Minute: Honeydripper

Indie film icon John Sayles, not lip-synching

BY MICHAEL BERTIN

SXSW Film

Daily reviews and interviews

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

SXSW Film

Daily reviews and interviews

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

SXSW Film

Daily reviews and interviews

WEEKLY ISSUE

Film News

Texas could be like New York

BY JOE O'CONNELL

TV Eye

Showtime for This American Life

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Film Reviews

Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

A wickedly entertaining postmodern take on the hallowed, Eighties-era slasher flicks.

Hat Trick

New Bollywood film linking stories about the game of cricket.

The Italian

An Italian couple’s decision to adopt a Russian boy creates a troubling situation for young Vanya, who doesn't want to leave the country without meeting his birth mother.

Maxed Out

A documentary about our credit-card mess and some of the casualties of debt.

SXSW Film Festival 2007

Something for everyone. See this week's Screens section, issue insert, and www.sxsw.com/film for full schedule and lots of info.

The Ultimate Gift

In this inspirational film, a deceased tycoon's will decrees that his grandson perform a series of tasks to determine if the young man is worthy of inheriting the fortune.

The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided

The third and final installment in this film series based on the bestselling series of novels about Mormon history.
arts & culture

How Does an Artist Get a Passport?

Two Austin playwrights join dozens of writers from across the hemisphere to 'dream the Americas'

Joe Ely's 'Bonfire of Roadmaps': A life on the road, in 50 feet of drawings

Veteran Texas rocker Joe Ely forsakes the roadhouse for the Ransom Center, to show off his lifetime of artwork and verse about a musician's life on tour

BY ROBERT FAIRES

'Cry-Baby': Rockabilly heartthrob needed for Broadway run

A new stage musical adapted from John Waters' 1990 film Cry-Baby needs a hunky musician for the title role and thinks he might be in Austin

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Austin Art Galleries: Venues in bloom

This is the season when new visual arts galleries seem to sprout up everywhere like bluebonnets, and this spring brings us a bumper crop

BY ROBERT FAIRES

'I Am Not Tartuffe': American rock & roll vs. French art film

Yellow Tape Construction Company's I Am Not Tartuffe reimagines Molière's satire as a tale of scheming French people plotting to take over America's future

BY ELIZABETH COBBE

Arts Reviews

The Lion King

The cast of this touring production of Disney's The Lion King performs with such skill and fullness of spirit that the show soars on an uplifting freshness

'Draw'

Gallery Lombardi is in its new space on Seventh Street with another group show hanging salon-style, but there's something a little different about "Draw"

'Christa Palazzolo: City Folk'

Christa Palazzolo was an astounding painter before she left Austin for New York, but her solo show at 1906 Gallery shows that her artistic skill has only deepened
columns

Page Two: The Glory of It All

Celebrating the insane energy and rippling barrage of popular culture

BY LOUIS BLACK

Letters @ 3AM

These Lubbock friends of mine were always writing books – thick notebooks of drawings and words

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

After a Fashion

How many times did Stephen wear that suit? Come along to the premiere of the Domain and this year's Texas Film Hall of Fame.

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Day Trips

Simon Vega pays tribute to Elvis with his own Little Graceland

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Common Law

Landlord's perspective on tenant disputes

BY LUKE ELLIS

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

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