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Red Guards and the Modern Face of Protest
Agitators, disrupters, or “anarchists,” these masked protesters represent a new resistance
News Story  February 16, 2017, by Joseph Caterine
"..."Because historically, the only people who cover their faces are people who are agitators." Asst. Chief Frank Dixon later amended APD's official perspective, telling the Chronicle: "There could be some peaceful protesters who want to cover their faces..."

The Terminal
Steven Spielberg enters his Capra period with this optimistic melting-pot tale starring pal Tom Hanks, whose underused comic instincts come to the fore.
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Film Review  June 18, 2004, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"...The story’s deus ex machina has Hanks’ Viktor Navorski stranded in the airport's International Transit Lounge due to a coup that occurred in his fictional Eastern European homeland of Krakozhia while en route. Left without a valid passport or a country he can return to, Viktor is ordered by the paper tiger customs bureaucrat Frank Dixon (Tucci) to wait out the situation..."

Ott and Acevedo at Odds
City manager reprimands police chief for insubordination, sparking rumors
News Story  May 5, 2016, by Chase Hoffberger
"...Acevedo's account is slightly different. In a two-page response to Ott's memo, he argued that the discipline was based on "a series of misunderstandings as to both the actions taken by me and the intent of those actions." The chief acknowledges that he met with a class of cadets and spoke to them about "law, policy, and tactics governing use of deadly force" (something he alluded to in the March 25 Chronicle story "Officer Who Killed Teen Fired"), but said the meeting with Casaday was a "brief" and "incidental" back-and-forth following Ace­vedo's introduction of former lieutenant Frank Dixon as APD's newest assistant chief..."

APD's Lone Female Assistant Chief Retires
Jessica Robledo was the only woman at the executive level during her tenure
News Story  September 1, 2016, by Chase Hoffberger
"...(Prior to that she spent four-and-a-half years as a lieutenant. Frank Dixon, the most recent AC appointee, was also summoned to the Fifth Floor while a lieutenant, bypassing the commander rank.) Chief Art Acevedo has indicated that Region 2 District Commander Joseph Chacon will replace Robledo upon her official retirement on Friday...."

Headlines
News Story  March 24, 2016
"...Austin Police Department has a new assistant chief in Frank Dixon. The former lieutenant joined the appointed ranks last week and will manage patrol for five command zones, including highway enforcement and the airport...."

Welcome to Hazleweird
Lee Hazlewood
DAILY Music  December 14, 2007, by Raoul Hernandez
"...Or about the time he got locked in the john at the Toluca Lake Hot Dog Show. Or drawl on about his Darlin (his black-haired Souther belle of a wife, Naomi).” Strung Out’s second disc opens with Hazlewood taking “Ode to Billie Joe” from melodrama to minstrelsy in a manner promised to make AM radio devotees steer clear of the Mason Dixon line, north and south..."

Partisan
News Story  October 19, 2012
"...• District 14: Incumbent Kirk Watson (D) faces only a Libertarian opponent, grandly mustachioed ACC student Ryan Dixon...."

Postscripts
Upcoming literary events in Austin and ideas about entering nationwide writing contests.
Books Column  December 22, 2000, by Clay Smith
"...Edward's University and ACC... Two writing contests to enter, one for poetry, one for prose: Smallmouth Press, a small electronic press that publishes Stephen Dixon, among others, is offering $1,000 and electronic publication as an e-book for the best novella submitted to its first annual Andre Dubus Novella Contest..."

John Graves, Writer
Thoreau, like many of the modern-day nature writers, had a cause. Graves sees himself as a writer who chooses a subject.
Books Review  May 25, 2007, by Joe O'Connell
"...edited by Mark Busby and Terrell Dixon..."

Naked City
News Story  December 1, 2006
"...• A group of about 20 Austinites gathered at the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center in East Austin Tuesday night to discuss proposals for a statue of the late Congresswoman Barbara Jordan on the University of Texas campus, including this statue mock-up by sculptor Eddie Dixon. A previous proposal, also depicting Jordan sitting on a bench, was rejected this summer because committee members said it "didn't capture the essence of Barbara Jordan," reports The Daily Texan..."

Leaping Wizards
'Star Trek: The Next Generation' reunited cast, CM Punk, and 'Walking Dead' fresh kills gather at Wizard World Austin Comic Con
Screens Story  October 26, 2012, by Richard Whittaker
"...Zombies are scary. Know what's scarier? Merle Dixon, the racist thug who sawed his own hand off in The Walking Dead to escape the undead horde..."

A Lege Too Far
With Six Weeks to Go, the Legislative Future Looks Dark and Darker
News Story  April 11, 2003, by Michael King
"...The Worst of the Rest "I ask for water," sang the great blues poet Willie Dixon. "She brings me gasoline." Texas school superintendents can join that chorus, as the House Public Education Committee, chaired by Kent Grusendorf, R-Arlington, seems intent also on squeezing the system from the bottom, via a school-voucher program (HB 2465) approved last week..."

Postmarks
CSC: It's a Good Thing
Columns  April 1, 1999
"...The "historic" downtown area was a little less "classy" than the upper class wanted. So, Bob Walton and his wife funded the Walton Arts Center, right on historic Dixon Street..."

Further Reflections
SXSW Film Festival
Screens Story  March 21, 1997
"...Dir/Prod/Scr: Peter Noel Duhamel; DP: Horacio Marquinez; with Matthew Dixon, Britt Sady, Robert Spillane...."

Gay Place
Men of Color are the essence of Essex
Columns  August 2, 2013, by Kate X Messer


SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
Buzz Aldrin, Kesha, Cory Booker, Cecile Richards, and more
DAILY SXSW  February 7, 2017, by Richard Whittaker
"...Gangsta Boo - "Love Again" (UK, USA) D: Ninian Doff Symbion Project - "Arcadian" D:Sherif Alabede Tame Impala - "The Less I Know The Better" (Spain) D: CANADA Tesla Boy - "Circles" D: Ryan Patrick Yeasayer - "I Am Chemistry" D: New Media Ltd Zeds Dead ft. Rivers Cuomo & Pusha T - "Too Young" (Canada) D: Chris Ullens Excellence in Title Design Animal Kingdom / Company: Sarofsky / Designer: Erin Sarofsky and Duarte Elvas Barbie Beach / Company: Coat of Arms / Designer: Courtney Dixon The Crown / Company: Elastic / Designer: Patrick Clair De 16 / Company: GRID VFX / Designer: Willem Wallyn Dogma / Company: diecinueve36 / Designer: Maribel Martínez Dr..."

'The NFL Beat': So It Starts …
A first look at fantasy football rookie RBs
DAILY Sports  May 5, 2012, by Alex Dunlap
"...He can line up in the slot, play reverses, and was generally uber-productive as Oregon’s all-time leading rusher. This 49er backfield of Frank Gore, Kendall Hunter, Anthony Dixon, Brandon Jacobs and now LaMichael James is the biggest fantasy nightmare I could ever imagine, though..."

Saturday Sleepers
SXSW picks & sleepers
Music Story  March 18, 2005
"...The 7-year-old quintet showcases compelling harmonies, organ, steel, and poetic lyrics. – David LynchMOVIOLA1am, Friends Moviola proves that folks north of the Mason-Dixon can fashion deep-fried, slowly paced acoustic music, too..."

Son of the Graphics Giveaway
Just as the success of the first X-Men film has spawned a sequel, so has Free Comic Book Day, and on May 3, 2003, this promotional event for graphic literature -- or funny books, if you will -- will give away more millions of comics about everything from guys in tights trying to save the world to schlubs in offices trying to hold onto their jobs.
Arts Story  May 2, 2003, by Robert Faires
"...by Chuck Dixon, Jeff Johnson, and Tom Ryder (48 pp., CG Entertainment)The Locations..."

Life by the Drop
The return of Doyle Bramhall
Music Story  February 21, 2003, by Margaret Moser
"...Those are words well worth considering given Judge's day job as creator of Beavis and Butt-Head and King of the Hill. At heart, however, Judge is a Willie Dixon-loving bass player who's recorded and performed with Bramhall for well over a decade...."

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