May 1979 Issue

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How Cullen Davis Beat the Rap

It wasn’t easy and it wasn’t cheap. But was it justice?



Classical Music

A Fright At The Opera

Houston Grand Opera took the sugar out of La Traviata. Fort Worth Symphony’s John Giordano does modern music Rite.

Say Uncle

You may have to bar hop to find Austin’s best-kept musical secret-Uncle Walt’s Band. And, presenting the annual Buddy magazine music awards, sealed with a kiss.



Texas Monthly Reporter

Playing chicken on the Houston Ship Channel; jousting with 700-year-old knights; will John Hill run for governor again?


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