While traversing the globe in search of enlightenment, writer Mary Fitzgerald finds something altogether different: the steadily growing tribe of the full-time traveler. Outfitted to the teeth with Stussy, batik, Birkenstock, and the latest John Grisham novel, these nomadic wanderers have an entire culture all their own.
kaye trybus tries to save tree, neighbors try to keep home depot out of their Woodward neighborhood, becky motal and alan sager square off april 11 for gop county chair, linda curtis is running for city council.
When the venerable H.E. Butt Corporation opened Central Market in Austin several years ago, little did we know that a grocery store would become a serious foodie tourist attraction, a popular local music venue, and a nationally respected cooking school all under the same roof. Chronicle food writers review recent Central Market cooking classes.
William Peter Blatty, author of The Exorcist and screenwriter of the infamously terrifying film, discusses the recently released The Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen and his life on both sides of the camera.
Now in its 15th year, the Independent Spirit Awards were created to recognize the so-called "indie" filmmakers who get by with low budgets, favor originality over the formulaic, and feature lesser-known or unknown talent in front of the camera. Well, that's what it used to be like.
In her latest project, singer Petula Clark sets aside her image as chirpy pop starlet to play mad screen diva Norma Desmond in the musical version of Sunset Blvd. Clark tells Stephen MacMillan Moser how she came by this radical departure in roles.
In the month since the much-hyped publication of Stephen Harrigan's historical novel The Gates of the Alamo, a visible restructuring of the public notion of the fort has seized the imagination of Texas.
Chronicle writer David Garza explains why.
In this excerpt from The Gates of the Alamo, the Texian forces at the Alamo, under the command of Jim Bowie and William Travis, have suffered the first cannon attacks from the newly arrived Mexican army.