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Arts & Leisure

Volume II, Issue 41
April 5 - April 12, 1999  
 
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

O K...it's 1999 and you've discovered that there is a machine that lets you tape TV movies. And there's this great music called disco. Are you hopelessly behind the times? Austin Chronicle's Marion Winik explores the predicament in "What Bandwagon?"

Also this week: eating bugs, black theatre, the philosophy of Art, and more.


Performance
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"A Jackpot of Jiggaboos" [6]
Douglas Turner Ward discusses black theatre in America.
— Chris Davis, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
August Madness [7]
A kinder, gentler version of Strindberg proves easier to watch, but ultimately inaccurate.
— Dave Irwin, TUCSON WEEKLY
 

In the Gallery
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Pieced Together [8]
Gregori Maiofis' classically inspired paintings at Nashville's Parthenon.
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE


Now What? [9]
A gallery of captivating links to keep your imagination churning while the paint dries.
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Featured Articles
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What Bandwagon? [2]
The extreme lifestyle of the laggard surpasses that of the luddite and the late adopter.
— Marion Winik, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Letters at 3AM [3]
Art is far wiser than you or any artist will ever be.
— Michael Ventura, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

Recreation
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Up On Starved Rock [4]
Even in the Great Nowhere, you can find a good-sized piece of prettiness.
— Paul Gerald, MEMPHIS FLYER
 

Food & Drink
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Eat the Beetles [5]
The flavor of grubs, the taste of tarantulas -- culinary sensations from the insect world are yours for the reading in Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating Insects, by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Alusio.
— Mick Vann, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
 

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