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King of the Swing Fiddle
Honoring country music's second most famous fiddle player, Johnny Gimble
"...the Sunshine Boys that was on the radio in Dallas and Shreveport. It was 1943. When the war intervened,..."

April 5, 2002 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Citizen Mary
A Profile of Mary Arnold, Advocate for Austin
"...growing up in the well-to-do University Park area of Dallas, during a time when the city was rumbling out..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Spotlights: the Polyphonic Spree
The new rage, choir pop.
"...weeks," says founder and leader Tim DeLaughter, frontman for Dallas' Tripping Daisy from 1991 until the group's dissolution in..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

Welcome to the Primaries
The Chronicle tells you what this year's state primary candidates are all about: Money, media, and dos Morales-es.
"...neck-and-neck with U.S. Rep. Ken Bentsen, D-Houston, and former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk. While Kirk has the heavy party..."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
Will Victor Morales' pickup take him to the U.S. Senate this time?
"...four other primary challengers, the most formidable being former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk and U.S. Rep. Ken Bentsen of..."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Perry's Commissioners
TPW Commissioners promoted or appointed by Gov. Rick Perry
"...Idsal, ChairTPW commissioner since 1999, past vice-president of the Dallas Zoological Society, and a former member of the Central..."

Feb. 8, 2002 News Feature

Riding the Rail
The challenge for Capital Metro: convincing voters that the new light rail isn't the old light rail that they rejected last year
"...like Denver, Portland, St. Louis, San Diego, and especially Dallas have worked very hard to spur TODs along their..."

Dec. 21, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Touring Syndrome
"...a potentially interesting double (or triple) bill. For instance, Dallas rappers Boss paired with Houston blues band the Tweeds..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Music Column

Naked City
News Short
"...consulted the experts -- us. Texas, that is. The Dallas Morning News reported last week that our neighbors to..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

The Other Kirk Watch
Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk returns home to Austin to pitch his senate bid … and inadvertently "retires" Glen Maxey.
"...Mayor Kirk -- Austin homeboy Ron Kirk, now of Dallas -- passed through town last Friday to pick up..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

The First SXSW
"...some bands and music people from the area -- Dallas, New Orleans, Houston. Get some other alternative papers like..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature

Naked City
Conflicts, corruption, charges of favoritism: When will that TDHCA ever get its act together?
"...controversy for the agency. This year is no different: Dallas Rep. Harryette Ehrhardt, one of the most persistent critics..."

Aug. 17, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Postmarks
The libraries hit the books, and environmentalists speak out.
"...was planning to completely rebuild North Central Expressway in Dallas, one option included putting tracks for Dallas Area Rapid..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Column

Dancing About Architecture
Our resident Marshmallow Peep relates the news and hearsay in and around the Live Music Capital...
"...Advance word was that Newsted planned on joining the Dallas metallers onstage, but that didn't happen for whatever reason...."

July 27, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Chanson Anglais
Air heads in America.
"...JBD: [Laughs uneasily] Dallas is in Texas, right?..."

June 15, 2001 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The New Rites of Spring
The Last Word in Instrumental Rock
"...Texas, more or less the penal colony of the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex. Here, in this small college town, a..."

April 27, 2001 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

Dancing About Architecture
Our resident Marshmallow Peep relates the news and hearsay in and around the Live Music Capital...
"...Zona Rosa and moved on to greener pastures in Dallas at NextStage, booking/management for the room is now in..."

April 6, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
A flood of weather (and music) following SXSW
"...on every block. Instead, fans can drive either to Dallas on May 10, San Antonio on May 12, or..."

March 30, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...Poppa E and Chicago's Shappy. Texas is represented by Dallas poet Tara Sheth, the Ordained in Lyrics ensemble, and..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Postmarks
Hyde Park Baptist foofaraw and assorted cultural allegations.
"...Dallas..."

March 9, 2001 Column

Still Life
Whether it is the coterie around the world's most famous photographer or a group of cowboys on a West Texas ranch, Laura Wilson, who peeked inside a reclusive Christian sect for her new photography book Hutterites of Montana, has an instinct for penetrating insular, tightly knit societies.
"...In 1978, Richard Avedon came to Dallas for an exhibition of his photographs at the Dallas..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

The Fantastic and Utterly Disreputable History of the Bevy of Sin Known as Guy Town
Before downtown Austin had the Warehouse District, it had the Whorehouse District: a notorious neighborhood of brothels and fandango houses called Guy Town.
"...and license prostitutes in 1907, and both Houston and Dallas did so for a time. By refusing to license..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Ian Quigley

Postscripts
Upcoming events in Austin's literary life.
"...other intriguing aspects of being a young sportswriter in Dallas in 1963. The book's publication is the perfect opportunity..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Books Column by Clay Smith

Crossing Cultures
"...In 1978, Dallas residents Rainer Schulte, who translates from French, German, Spanish,..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Books Feature by Ada Calhoun

Naked City
David Waters prepares for trial in federal court on charges that he helped conspire to kidnap and murder atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair and her family.
"...Tom Mills, the Dallas attorney who defended Karr, said given the quantity of..."

Dec. 29, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Not Clucking Around
East Texas chicken magnate Bo Pilgrim wants a state permit to build a bigger chicken slaughterhouse and waste disposal facility -- right across the creek from Sen. Bill Ratliff's in-laws' vacation home.
"...of the Year award from the Bonehead Club of Dallas, Pilgrim said he had learned something from his misadventures..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Short Cuts
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
"...The University of Texas Department of Radio-Television-Film and the Dallas Video Festival are co-hosting The Texas Show 2000, Saturday,..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

The Man Behind Stratus
"...that Tom Hicks, owner of the Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars, former University of Texas regent, and a big..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Rerun at the D.A. Corral
Republican Shane Phelps challenges Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle for a second time, and seems to be trailing.
"...Mankins "were incomplete and possibly flawed," according to The Dallas Morning News. The case remains unsolved...."

Oct. 6, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Day Trips
Recycled Books, Denton's premiere used bookstore, features a world-class collection of fine editions, vinyl records and CDs in a historic downtown building.
"...location in a college town or proximity to the Dallas/Fort Worth area, the used-book business blossomed. Ms. Wright soon..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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