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NYE 1977
Saturday night begins the year of the Mayan apocalypse. Time to get your ducks in a row … just in...

Column, Dec. 28, 2011

Africa Night With Zoumountchi
This year the Lord's Day is on the Lord's Day – that being Lord Jr. and Lord Sr., respectively, who...

Column, Dec. 21, 2011

Jeff Hughes & Chaparral
If you're too cool to dance country, you're living in the wrong burg. Pull that stick out and relax, Slick....

Column, Dec. 14, 2011

Cherrywood Art Fair 10th Anniversary
No matter what Jesus said, Christmas is no time to jump off the materialism bandwagon. You may think you're doing...

Column, Dec. 7, 2011

Fleetwood Mac Hoot Night
Like Joe Paterno jokes, Christmas is just … too soon. Yeah, yeah, broken record. Every year the schmaltz piles thicker...

Column, Nov. 30, 2011

A 'Hole' Bunch of Thanks With Chris Brecht & Dead Flowers
Well, well, well … what have we to be thankful for? Yes, the world economy's in the toilet, drought and...

Column, Nov. 22, 2011

East Austin Studio Tour
Any artist who can afford a studio in East Austin must be doing pretty well, right? Those digs ain't cheap....

Column, Nov. 16, 2011

Sims Benefit Bash
If you're a 99 Percenter (and there's about a 99% chance that you are), here's a little secret: You didn't...

Column, Nov. 8, 2011

Austin Tequila Fest
If you've ever woken up shirtless with your pants around your ankles, upside down in a stranger's bathtub with a...

Column, Nov. 2, 2011

Zombie Ball: The Party To Die For
Put your costume on now. It's go time. It already was last weekend but maybe you didn't get the memo....

Column, Oct. 26, 2011

Gypsy Picnic Trailer Food Festival
First of all, if you're offended by the term "gypsy," back off. It ain't like that. Here in Austin we...

Column, Oct. 18, 2011

Second Annual Freak Show Festival
Well now that we've had some rain, there's not much to bitch about anymore except the economy. Have at it....

Column, Oct. 12, 2011

Central Texas Paranormal Conference
New bumper sticker: Keep Austin Paranormal. That's pretty close to weird, isn't it? OK, so maybe not in a dreads-and-tie-dye...

Column, Oct. 5, 2011

Gagarazzi: A Lady Gaga Burlesque and Variety Show
Time to head down to the butcher shop so you can start putting your costume together. Meat is fairly expensive,...

Column, Sept. 28, 2011

You may be one of those whippersnappers whose image of the Eighties looks a lot like Arnold's Drive-In: Richie, Potsie,...

Column, Sept. 21, 2011

Austin Corn Lovers Fiesta
One thing's for certain: Dyslexia is a hibtc. Words are hard enough to understand without having to play a game...

Column, Sept. 14, 2011

Alamo Drafhouse & Parkside Present: Rolling Roadshow - 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'
If you saw Ferris Bueller's Day Off during its opening run, your tattoos are probably green. Wait a minute …...

Column, Sept. 7, 2011

Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
How much comedy can anyone truly take? That's a very serious question, isn't it? The mere prospect of six or...

Column, Aug. 31, 2011

2011 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival
The 2011 Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival is this Sunday at Waterloo Park. That's all you really need to know....

Column, Aug. 24, 2011

Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins
Yes, it was Molly Ivins who invented the nickname "Gov. Goodhair" for Rick Perry. That single instance of wickedly brilliant...

Column, Aug. 17, 2011

20th Annual Buck Owens Birthday Bash
Why Buck Owens? Why the fuck not, motherfucker? First of all, his name is Buck. That name is badass molasses...

Column, Aug. 10, 2011

'Texas High School Football: More Than the Game'
If you're reading the Chronicle, there's a pretty good chance that you were never too big on football – at...

Column, Aug. 3, 2011

Lights. Camera. Help. Film Festival
Do-gooders are an especially irritating lot, if only for the fact that their actions are a humiliating indictment of the...

Column, July 27, 2011

'Never Heard of 'Em' Book Release Concert
If you think it's tough being a has-been, try being a never-was. The sad byproducts of Austin's status as a...

Column, July 20, 2011

Wammo vs. Forsyth
Yes, but at least it's a dry heat …. Welcome to Austin! Don't go thinking the weather is going to...

Column, July 13, 2011

Artly Fest
Here's something the Austin Chamber of Commerce fliers fail to mention: Usually when some hoary old beer-bellied coot starts blathering...

Column, July 1, 2011

Red, White 'n Buda
Fourth of July without fireworks? What kind of America is it when people can't blow shit up and recklessly endanger...

Column, June 28, 2011

Shipe Pool Opening Party and Rally
Shipe Park isn't Austin's nicest use of green space – nor is it particularly spacious, well-designed, or attractively landscaped. It...

Column, June 22, 2011

A Gil Scott-Heron Tribute & Juneteenth Celebration!
Gil Scott-Heron, the self-titled "bluesologist" who is considered by many to be the progenitor of rap, was most famous for...

Column, June 15, 2011

ROT Rally Parade
Time to break out the halter top. By Thursday there should be 40,000-plus motorcycle enthusiasts rumbling into Austin. If you...

Column, June 8, 2011

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