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Goodbyes and good news at the 2000 Austin Theatre Critics Table Awards.
" take part in the prestigious Directors Lab at Lincoln Center. Frank also plans to stage his Critics Table-nominated..."

June 2, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Little Richard, Gruene Hall, May 6
"...Penniman entered in grand style, emerging from a Shamu-sized Lincoln Town Car limo flanked by several dapper, stony-faced security..."

May 26, 2000 Music Review by Jerry Renshaw

All the Way to State
A high school play contest might not sound like a big deal, but it is to the 18,000 students in 1,200 schools across Texas who participate in the state's UIL one-act play every year -- and here's a look at why.
"...flats and pylons and two-step stairs, like giant gray Lincoln logs that can build just about anything. In this..."

May 12, 2000 Arts Feature by Sarah Hepola

Dance of the Prodigal Son
Soft-spoken and self-effacing choreographer Stephen Mills seems an unlikely candidate for rebellious Prodigal Son. But he was, breaking away from Ballet Austin in 1996, only to return two years later. Now the newly named artistic director of Ballet Austin, Mills talks about his departure, his return, and the future of the company.
" take part in the Ballet Builders showcase at Lincoln Center; a place in the sixth Recontres Chorégraphiques Internationales..."

April 28, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"...that make Jesus Christ a lost cause? Or Gandhi, Lincoln?..."

April 14, 2000 Column

Coach's Corner
Coach goes the Davis Cup quarterfinals at the Great Western Forum in L.A.
"...are written off faster than the debt of the Lincoln Savings and Loan...."

April 14, 2000 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Ahmad Jamal, One World Theatre, March 24
"...disappearing a rabbit. Exhilarating. Get 'em all, Hartt: Abbey Lincoln, Jon Hendricks, John Zorn's Masada. Jazz dreams hard in..."

April 7, 2000 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Naturally Nader
Consumer Advocate Mounts Green Party Presidential Campaign
"...White House with the anti-slavery platform carried by Abraham Lincoln. Nader knows his history. But he doesn't mention that..."

April 7, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Easy Money
City plots downtown's retail future
"...improper. It's as reprehensible as Clinton renting out the Lincoln Bedroom. It's the essence of the problem we have..."

March 31, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Short Cuts
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
"...for submissions is April 14 (coincidentally the same day Lincoln was assassinated, the Titanic set sail, and the first..."

March 31, 2000 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

God's Favorite: A Novel
" his time. Where would Nelson be without Napoleon? Lincoln without the Confederacy? No one achieves greatness without struggling..."

March 24, 2000 Books Review by Clay Smith

The Least of These
UT professor Horace Newcomb reflects on the segregation South on the release of his friend and colleague Paul Stekler's documentary George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire.
"...rental car to Jud and Kate, who drove down Lincoln to Century and across to the Coliseum, where we..."

March 10, 2000 Features Feature by Horace Newcomb

Benevolent Agitator
Jim Hightower's undiluted populism is wittty, rousing, and engaging, Clay Smith asserts in a review of Hightower's new book If the Gods Had Meant Us to Vote, They Would Have Given Us Candidates
"..."So our pantheon of presidential race healers proudly boasts Lincoln with his Emancipation Proclamation, Johnson with his Voting Rights..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Transportation and trash are heavy on the minds of readers this week.
"...The Republican Party, formerly nicknamed The Party of Lincoln, are the people who won that war, and ever..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Column

Mr. Smarty Pants
An assortment of facts and hearsay that incisively and subtly captures the human condition.
"...Abraham Lincoln had Marfan syndrome, as did Mary Queen of Scots..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

TV Eye
Austinite Edward E. Toutant wants to be a millionaire : and in this interview, he tells of his near-miss adventure to get into the hottest seat on prime time.
"...Empire Hotel at 63rd and Columbus Avenue, across from Lincoln Center. Each contestant is encouraged to bring a guest...."

Feb. 4, 2000 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Void Moon
"...-- I'm not fucking around here, Cass. You know Lincoln, McKinley and Kennedy were all inaugurated during a void..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Books Review by Jesse Sublett

Mr. Smarty Pants
Confounding logic, punchlines, and baking tips.
"...A week before Lincoln was shot he was in Monroe, Maryland. A week..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

The Death of Rock & Roll
Top 10s: Year, Decade, Eternity
"...a relatively quiet year in '99, jazz mama Abbey Lincoln (Wholly Earth), reggae rebel Sister Carol (Isis), and soul..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Top 10 1999/National
"...3. Abbey Lincoln, Wholly Earth (Verve)..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Music Feature

Top 10 Decade/National
"...5. Abbey Lincoln, You've Gotta Pay the Band (Verve)..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Music Feature

Music Critics Poll: The Decade
"...Queen Bee: Abbey Lincoln..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Music Feature

Rock & Roll Books
Any Old Way You Choose It
"...and his controversial leadership of the influential Jazz at Lincoln Center program have been roundly viewed as reactionary responses,..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Books Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

TV Eye
Hankering for millennium specials? Got 27 hours to kill? Find out what's in store this holiday season on the boob tube.
"...Smith hosts a New Year's Eve celebration from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Highlights of the evening include..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Chain Reaction
Downtown construction projects raise fears that Austin will lose its charm.
"...Butler owned that property, too, and even had a Lincoln-Mercury dealership on the site at one time until he..."

Dec. 24, 1999 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Uncooling of America
"...of Culture Jam: The Uncooling of America notes, Abraham Lincoln "foresaw terrible trouble" with this new situation. "Corporations," he..."

Dec. 10, 1999 Books Review by Tom Grimes

A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust of Government
"...(22 books and counting, including the 1992 Pulitzer Prize-winner Lincoln at Gettysburg) examines our persistent tendencies to belittle, belabor,..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Books Review by Bruce McCandless

The Neal and Joe Show: Bigger, Longer, Uncut
"...why DC didn't buy their Batman comic featuring Abe Lincoln as a St. Louis greengrocer. One collaboration that made..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Books Feature by Mike Shea

The Education of a Lifetime
A look at UT's Performing Arts Center and the process by which they bring the biggest names in jazz to Austin.
"...go on; Wynton Marsalis, trumpet player, bandleader of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, and arguably one of the most..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

Mama Mia's Ristorante Italiano
Chronicle food writer Rachel Feit went to Mama Mia’s looking for her Big Night, but found instead the sort of place that put the little restaurant in Big Night out of business.
"...In today's Austin, minivans are just more popular than Lincoln Continentals...."

Oct. 15, 1999 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

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