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Jessi Cape

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Jessi Cape is a native Texan and dedicated bibliophile who writes primarily about food, film, and books. Her focus is often sustainability, women and children, and literacy.

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This Year’s Banff Lineup

A plethora of thrills and chills

Screens Feature, Feb. 23, 2017

Linklater’s Before Trilogy comes to Criterion

Love, dreams, and destiny

Screens Feature, Feb. 23, 2017

Amanda Eyre Ward's Maternal Turn

In The Nearness of You, novelist Amanda Eyre Ward writes about her most important topic yet: motherhood

Arts Feature, Feb. 16, 2017

Book Review: The Nearness of You

by Amanda Eyre Ward

Arts Feature, Feb. 16, 2017

“Taste of Black Austin” Explores Cultural Foodways

New photography exhibit showcases Austin’s African-American chefs

Food Feature, Jan. 26, 2017

Jessi Cape's Top Reads of 2016

Memoirs of activism and tales of suspense helped ground this reader during a roller-coaster year

Arts Feature, Dec. 29, 2016

Gift Guide 2016: Holiday Grab Bag

by Richard M. Isackes and Karen L. Maness

Screens Feature, Dec. 15, 2016

Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth

Part memoir, part call to action, Alexander's book makes an effective case for caring for our world

Arts Feature, Nov. 3, 2016

Austin Film Festival Review: The Big Spoon

Love lost and found in this bittersweet local feature

Screens Daily, Oct. 18, 2016 1:00 PM

The Buzz on Local Bees

A swarm of local activity seeks to protect pollinators

Food Feature, Oct. 13, 2016

Louisiana Kreutz's Quaker Oaths

How a running joke turned into a quirky comedy

Screens Feature, Oct. 13, 2016

SXSW Eco: A Better Death Through Recomposition

Urban Death Project wants your last act to be giving back to the Earth

News Feature, Oct. 6, 2016

Q&A: Gloria Steinem

Activist icon is the 2016 Liz Carpenter Series Lecturer on Wednesday

Arts Daily, Sep. 12, 2016 12:35 PM

Everybody's Talkin' aGLIFF

Austin's favorite LGBTQ fest returns

Screens Feature, Sep. 8, 2016

Amy Gentry on Good as Gone

This Austin author didn't set out to make her first novel a thriller, but now that it's out, she's good with that

Arts Feature, Jul. 21, 2016

Good as Gone: A Novel of Suspense

Amy Gentry's page-turning thriller is set apart by its realistic and empathetic portrayal of abuse victims and their families

Arts Feature, Jul. 21, 2016

Smart Growth

Logro Farms brings sustainable mushrooms to Austin

Food Feature, Jun. 30, 2016

Getaways Far, Far Away

Summer reading recommendations that will take you out of this world

Arts Feature, Jun. 16, 2016

Dirty Dancing

Paramount Summer Classic Film Series goes large

Screens Feature, May. 19, 2016

Purple Rain

Screens Feature, May. 19, 2016

Heroes on the Half Shell

The oyster is Austin's world

Food Feature, May. 5, 2016

Letting Voices Be Heard

Cine Las Americas programming is all about access

Screens Feature, Apr. 28, 2016

Dream Makers

Indie Meme Film Festival spotlights South Asian films

Screens Feature, Apr. 14, 2016

A Song for All

Doc Presenting Princess Shaw looks at connectivity in the modern age

Screens Feature, Mar. 17, 2016

SXSW Interactive: Androids and Future Life

The future is here, and it looks a whole lot like a human

Screens Feature, Mar. 17, 2016

SXSW Film Review: Best and Most Beautiful Things

Sometimes you find community in unexpected places

Screens Daily, Mar. 14, 2016 11:00 PM

SXSW Film Review: The Incomparable Rose Hartman

Singular photographer captures New York nightlife

Screens Daily, Mar. 14, 2016 11:45 AM

SXSW Interactive: Androids and Future Life

The future is here, and it looks a whole lot like a human

SXSW Daily, Mar. 13, 2016 10:30 PM

SXSW Film Review: My Beautiful Broken Brain

Doc opens a window into traumatic brain injury

Screens Daily, Mar. 12, 2016 6:30 PM

Art Interrupted

Laura Dunn's The Seer is an anti-screens screen

Screens Feature, Mar. 10, 2016

Nature's Treasures or Trail Mix

Banff Mountain Film Festival descends on the Paramount

Screens Feature, Feb. 25, 2016

Stillwater: A Jack McBride Mystery

Investigating the latest "persons of interest" in Texas' literary crime scene

Arts Feature, Feb. 25, 2016

Murder, She Read: What Hooked Us on Women of Mystery

Arts Feature, Feb. 25, 2016

Saadia Faruqi at BookPeople

Houston author and interfaith activist shares her stories

Arts Daily, Feb. 12, 2016 11:10 AM

Queen Bee

Tara Chapman redefines local with Two Hives Honey

Food Feature, Jan. 28, 2016

Coloring in the Margins

Pop-up series Alt Girl Cinema highlights diversity

Screens Feature, Jan. 21, 2016

Top 10 Bee's Knees

Food Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

One for the Books

Circling the Sun tops a list of novels featuring uncommon women

Arts Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

The Joy of Watching, Reading, and Feeling

Holiday offerings for the pop-culturally minded

Screens Feature, Dec. 17, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream

Poet leaves time and space

Music Feature, Dec. 10, 2015

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