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Volume III, Issue 45
May 1 - May 8, 2000  
 
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

I f you're planning a visit to the nation's capital any time soon, here's some information that could come in handy for deciding what sites to see, where to eat, and how to get along with any protestors you might be sharing space with.

Eric Idle is finally "exploiting" the vast collection of Monty Python material for a one-man show now touring the United States, while the members of FART are taking on Anthony Burgess's infamous "Clockwork Orange."

Plus, a prodigal son of ballet returns home to take the reins, the leaders of Austin's computer gaming community speak out on the future of electronic entertainment, and more.


Games
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In Between Days [3]
Austin's gaming community on where it's at and where it's headed.
— Brendan Sinclair, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Now What? [7]
A gallery of captivating links to keep your imagination churning while the paint dries.
WEEKLY WIRE
 






Food + Drink
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Capital Gains [2]
A guide to visiting, dining -- and protesting -- in Washington, D.C.
— Kay West, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

Performance
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Idle Curiosity [4]
Eric Idle rounds up Monty Python's silliest bits for 'A Rather Stupid Evening of Skits and Songs.'
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Evil New Yorkers and Bit-Whoredom [5]
They're horrible! They're evil, mean, and terrible! They're New Yorkers! They're the Fabulous and Ridiculous Theatre, with scrappy, sophisticated, lowbrow, smart-ass theatre.
— Ada Calhoun, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Dance of the Prodigal Son [6]
Choreographer Stephen Mills left Ballet Austin in 1996, only to return two years later. Newly named artistic director of Ballet Austin, Mills talks about his departure and return, and the future of the company.
— Robert Faires, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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