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A tough commitment
Jail psychiatrist Dr. John Sparks reflects on the plight of mentally ill inmates

Perennial favorites
Buttercup debuts with 'Sick Yellow Flower'

It was a dark and stormy night
A small press turns a writing exercise into a literary magazine

Beyond speculation
City, land developers swooping into South Side's Alameda neighborhood 2/24/05

A new constituency
SA's Asian community emerges as a voting bloc

Art. Because you're worth it.
A new national study says people want art for art's sake. And they want their tax dollars to pay for it.

A bold statement
UTSA is proposing a women's studies major, and yes, men are welcome

Do the funky cinema chicken
Mark Cantu and cast pursue that 'Crazy Thing Called Love' with a low budget and lots of hilarity 2/17/05

Flying the unfriendly skies
Pilot Bill Kelsey's humanitarian missions take him to the world's war-torn regions

House call
UTHSCS medical students bring free health care to Alpha Home

A star is archived
Pola Negri's passion survives at St. Mary's University library

I do
Hundreds marry on Courthouse steps 2/10/05

Put your money where the South is
Inner-city residents still waiting for the South Side boon

The measure of the man
Composer and performer Roger Underwood is at peace in his theatrical back seat

Holmes truths
Veteran vocal trio puts the blues in gospel and the soul in country

Skirting the issues
Don't let the NC-17 rating scare you away from Almodóvar's brilliant tale of a vengeful transvestite 2/3/05

Trail of tears
Children's Court: an abused child's last defense

Beauty in the eye of the holder
A new pre-Columbian museum puts aesthetics before archeology

Progress report
It's been one year since San Antonio's FCC localism hearing. What did the public debate accomplish?

From blackface to black power
ITC presents the trials and triumphs of African Americans on screen 1/27/05

Spaztek checks in at Artpace
Cruz Ortiz brings his outer-space alter ego to the International Artist in Residence Program

The golden age
Cine Oro brings classic Mexican cinema back to the West Side

It's potluck time again
Blue Star hosts another "everything but the kitchen sink" retrospective

Whose side is it anyway?
Two San Antonio women return from the inaugural protests with a lot on their mind 1/20/05

Bent, not broken
New SAHA CEO Henry Alvarez has a vision for the beleaguered housing authority. Will the public forgive the agency's past missteps?

Drum roll, please
After 13 months of meetings and surveys, the Cultural Collaborative presents a plan for art and business

Going down in history in flames
Almost 30 years before 9/11, a desperate tire salesman tried to take out Nixon with TWA Flight 523

Education or propaganda?
The St. Mary's University Center for Terrorism Law rips several pages from the Bush Administration's military playbook 1/13/05

Signed, sealed, delivered
What new legislation will emerge this session?

Going underground
The Robber Baron Cave Restoration Project is transforming an ugly vacant lot into a history-filled neighborhood park

The greatest story ever, retold
The Blanton Museum interweaves its Latin American and American collections to revise the story of 20th-century art

Rehab for a pervert
I'm OK, you ... we're not too sure about 1/06/05

For the record
San Anto Music Preservation Project collects oral histories of SA legends

Private Texas
ArtPace residents take a little bit of the Lone Star to a gallery far far away

One more page to go
Austin's Sarovar left part of the menu behind when it came to town, but all of the flavor is here

Get a rope
Wes Anderson's charm is drowning in a sea of affectation 12/29/04

A delicate neutrality
What is the role of the Peace Corps in a bellicose world?

Deep waters
The Witte Museum builds a Water Resource Center

Maturity isn't a four-letter word
Texas' Dennis Quaid has grown out of his wiseass hunk phase to become an appealing leading man

The year in music
Make you wanna go badonkadonkdonk dirty-South crunk


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