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Recommended Live Music for the Weekend
From hardcore to softcore, hip-hop to Latin ska, this weekend's musical highlights are numerous and varied. Put on your appropriate footwear, warm up your ID, and get ready for sound.

12:00PM Fri. Jul. 6, The Music Staff Read More | Comment »

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend
Ah, yeah, “fun” is such a subjective term, isn’t it? But what we’ve listed below is, at the very least: Interesting, probably highly enjoyable, and maybe downright glorious to the point of “Blistering blue barnacles, this is one hell of a great time we’re having!” Srsly tho. And right here in your own bustling metrop, too, citizen. Look:

7:00AM Fri. Jul. 6, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Queering the Archive With Kate Messer
Cheer Up Charlies has long been sacred ground for Austin’s queers and misfits. In the Eighties, Sandra Martinez opened Chances, a popular lesbian bar and punk music club, on the same Red River lot.

1:00PM Thu. Jul. 5, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Willie Nelson Unites America
A haze of fireworks and cannabis smoke hung over Wednesday’s Independence Day party at Circuit of the Americas, where concertgoers wore star-spangled duds and an enormous American flag backdropped the stage.

12:55PM Thu. Jul. 5, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

July Is Crime Month: The Crime Blotter, Week 1
Since July Is Crime Month at the Chronicle, the ruffians and reprobates at this rag want to be sure you find as much trouble as possible before August shows up like a nosy cop asking all the wrong questions. So each week we'll fill you in on films, readings, book clubs, and more where crime does pay – for a while, anyway.

12:25PM Wed. Jul. 4, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Boy George’s New Life
The most subversive pop singer of the Eighties, Boy George brought alternative lifestyles into homes around the globe via Culture Club MTV smashes “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” and “Church of the Poison Mind.” These days, George O’Dowd, 57, would prefer to talk about the new LP by the original Culture Club ahead of playing the Moody Theater on Tuesday.

9:00AM Wed. Jul. 4, Tim Stegall Read More | Comment »

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Five Spots Serving Boozy Ice Cream in Austin
One of the purest child joy pleasures of summer is following up a long afternoon of swimming and sunshine with an evening ice cream cone. Even better is the adult version of those evenings, where you nurse your inevitable sunburn with a couple of cocktails as you watch the sun go down.

3:00AM Wed. Jul. 4, Emily Beyda Read More | Comment »

Ken Paxton Seeks to Remove Eight of Austin’s Planning Commissioners
The Texas Office of the Attorney General has officially entered Austin’s land use debate.

3:09PM Tue. Jul. 3, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

Fourth of July: Hot Dogs and Innuendos
Ah, the Fourth of July, America’s greatest holiday. We’ve got it all – explosions, melons, weird fights with your extended family, and, of course, processed meats. And the greatest processed meat of all? The noble hot dog.

1:33PM Tue. Jul. 3, Emily Beyda Read More | Comment »

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