"...The Delysia Chocolatier people will be there, and those Slow Food Austin folks, and representatives from the Grow Network and Aspire, and the ever-industrious women of Crickers crackers. And more, yes, as the event is sponsored by Yelp, as your Austin Chronicle’s Wayne Alan Brenner probably won’t stumble too badly in his emceeing duties, as the first Saturday in June eventually fades among Manor Road’s plethora of drinking and dining venues … and the uneaten, still-living, free-in-the-urban-wild crickets begin their nightly chirp...."
"...Austin Chronicle: Where did the basic idea for this come from, apart from you going, "I shall write a movie where the accountant is the hero"? Iqbal Ahmed: Some of my favorite movies are the ones that surprise me. Films that start in a world that I recognize, and that start in a very banal, relatable world..."
"...So many things to see during the two weekends of the West Austin Studio Tour, and of course you can get the best overview at the project’s own website, but we’ve got some picks for you – the sort of things you might otherwise miss, but which you should see if you enjoy beauty and professional technique and, uh, Chronicle recommendations...."
"...In that time, Mills has been a conscientious steward of the company, taking care to preserve the traditions that connect Ballet Austin to the city – such as the annual production of The Nutcracker, 53 Christmases and counting – while also developing a ballet for a new Austin, a growing, more cosmopolitan city with a taste for the new and daring. "New" matters to Mills; on being handed the keys to his artistic home, Mills told the Chronicle, "Bringing new work into our company is the number one priority for me." It's a goal he's made good on, choreographing more than three dozen new dances himself, including an inspired adaptation of Hamlet that's been performed around the U.S..."
"...Equally here and now is the fact that the disc was produced and compiled by John Riedie, who landed on the cover of the Chronicle April 15 as Austin Creative Alliance CEO...."
"...Since we are all about lifehacks here at the Chronicle food desk, we are going to tell you how to achieve both squad goals in one afternoon. Farmhouse Delivery is presenting the seventh annual East Austin Urban Farm Tour between 1-5pm on Sunday, April 17, with bites from some of Austin’s best restaurants and sips from some of the best beverage artisans..."
"...Last year, despite the all-star house band and one-of-a-kind tribute performances to Ian McLagan and Austin High School, the 33rd Austin Music Awards felt like they were missing something special. Margaret Moser, celebrated Chronicle writer who produced and directed more than 30 AMAs, was no longer at the helm...."
"...But, yeah, how do you know that even something called Sure Thing is a … sure thing? It all depends on the night’s line-up, right? More or less? Still, we dispatched one of our newest comedy-craving Chronicle interns, the redoubtable Spencer Beghtol, to check out the Sure Thing action last week when Pat Dean was the headliner, and this is his report:..."
"...If you haven't already voted in the Austin Music Poll – make haste. The ballot, available on p.3 or online at austinchronicle.com/musicpoll, expires Monday, Feb..."
"...We’re serious about breakfast tacos [image-3] Folks in Austin are serious about their tacos. The fact that The Austin Chronicle has its own bracket pitting the city’s best morning taco delights speaks volumes about their importance..."
"...Here are this year's winners: Texas Keeper Cider: $12,000 The AFWA grant will help the cult craft cidery build a taproom featuring micro-batches and Texas-sourced cider/wine hybrids. See the Chronicle profile of the brand here...."
"...Sadly, they are as under-represented as creators of genre films as they are everywhere else in the movie industry. Selected by a jury consisting of Chronicle senior editor Marjorie Baumgarten, Atlanta Film Festival creative director Kristy Breneman, and Gamechanger Films president Mynette Louie, the winner must either be written or directed by a woman, or represent female performers as strong, leading protagonists..."
"...Austin Chronicle: While he’s best known as a horror director, you first worked with Fulci on I Quattro Dell’Apocalisse...."
"...The Chronicle revisited some of those on both sides of the argument to reflect on the ban and get their input on what will probably become yet another debate in the months and years to come – e-cigarettes...."
"...Joplin: [frowns] You know that, right? I mean, you’re the Chronicle’s Listings Editor, right?..."
"...OG 512 live music videographer-cum-docent CapZeyeZ's Dave Prewitt, New World Order hater Alex Jones, The Austin Chronicle's Best TV Talk Show Host, 1991, Ask Livia [Squires] Live, and many of the other luminaries of legendary Austin late night have offered to share their memories (and 3.5-inch tape footage) from ACTV's finest years. Hell, I may even show up, sidearm drawn...."
"...Austin Chronicle: Why did you create Austin's Atlas?..."
"...Critics participating in this year's awards – covering the period from May 1, 2014, to April 30, 2015 – were the Austin American-Statesman's Cate Blouke (theatre), Claire Canavan (theatre), Luke Quinton (classical music/visual art), Claire Spera (dance), and Jeanne Claire van Ryzin (arts); and the Chronicle's Elizabeth Cobbe (theatre), Caitlin Greenwood (visual art), Adam Roberts (theatre/classical music), Elissa Russell (theatre), Seth Orion Schwaiger (visual art), Jonelle Seitz (dance), Natalie Zeldin (classical music), and Robert Faires (arts). Theatre..."
"...Despite guardian pleas, the Senate approved SB 204 – a Department of Aging and Disabilities restructuring bill – by Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, D-McAllen, in a 26-5 vote in April, as the Chronicle previously reported..."
"...Austin Chronicle: How has your work changed since you've become a parent?..."
"...Austin Chronicle: Mockingbird Domestics sits right at the crosshairs of design, art, and home furnishings. How do you personally feel connected to the work?..."
"...However, that is precisely what guardians of SSLC residents want to avoid, for the health and safety of their loved ones, as the Chronicle previously reported (See: "Evicted and Helpless," Sept. 19, 2014)..."
"...As the launch of Amplify Austin nears, a few of us in Chronicleland would like to share some favorite causes and Austin nonprofits...."
"...(How fine, precisely? Later this week, we'll be running a full review by the Chronicle's own Jessi Cape, so check back for that.)..."
"...4) THREE CRITICAL VOICES MOVE FROM AUSTIN Austin Chronicle's Andy Campbell, Glasstire's Dorota Biczel, and everything-man Russell Etchen now serve as Austin's ambassadors to Houston, Peru, and L.A...."
"...Separately, in an attempt to help bridge the digital divide for low-income residents, Google and the city of Austin announced plans to offer free Internet access to housing authority residents last month, as the Chronicle previously reported. Those services will be rolled out concurrently with the overall Austin strategy...."
"...Dalek-ed wheelchair wins the Austin Chronicle Best Costume award..."
"...2pm: Challenges of a YouTube Startup Hey, it's the Chronicle coverstars of Weird Girls, talking about finding an audience for your web content (Room 8)...."
"...Though it's not in Austin proper, Royers Round Top Cafe (105 Main in Round Top) is a popular dining destination for Austinites. Royers also made the list with their much-loved pecan pie based on a recipe shared by longtime Houston Chronicle food editor Ann Criswell..."
"...Like the Chronicle's music writers, Cole has noticed in recent years a diminishment of the "social scene": "cultural venues and opportunities to socialize with other African-Americans" – so that young people may look around and think there are greener (or livelier) pastures elsewhere, perhaps Houston or Atlanta. She noted also that "social justice issues" in general – dropout rates, teenage pregnancy, poverty – are inevitably raised in these discussions, but in her experience, "I don't think the African-Americans who are leaving are necessarily the victims of those types of statistics..."
"...Austin Chronicle: The first Concert Window shows were at Club Passim?..."
"...At the Chronicle, we had plenty of fun responding to the Statesman's manufactured hysteria – another of many examples that pasting "investigative" onto a story does not mean better reporting. Our Jan..."
"...Austin Chronicle: You're producing the improv marathon at the Hideout this year?..."
"...Austin Chronicle: You've emphasized in your campaign that you're "a working-class guy with working-class values." What do you mean by that, and why do you think it's important?..."
"...Austin Chronicle: You're returning to this city to perform in the Austin Sketch Fest. When was the first time y'all came here?..."
"...Those ink-stained wretches of the arts beat have made their call. After poring over the hundreds of stage productions, concerts, and exhibitions mounted in town between May 1, 2013, and April 30, 2014, the folks who cover culture for the Austin American-Statesman and Austin Chronicle have agreed on the most outstanding achievements in dance, classical music, visual arts, and theatre in the past year and announced the results..."
"...“I feel like I’m running out of cool, unique things that I’m really excited about,” he told the Chronicle...."
"...The foursome, Chronicle cover boys for the Austin City Limits Music Festival last summer and again last month during South by Southwest, have enjoyed a mighty fine ride since the October release of fifth LP Corsicana Lemonade, working two runs around the country with one supporting Tame Impala. Then two sets at SXSW, last Thursday’s eye-opener at Stubb’s, and soon they’re off to Europe for dates with the Arctic Monkeys before returning stateside to play Lollapalooza before this homecoming at the Moody...."
"...“Tonight is about celebrating Austin music on a night when the whole world is in town,” emcee Andy Langer announced at the onset of the 32nd annual Austin Music Awards, the last ceremony run by departing Chronicle senior writer Margaret Moser. “For a long, long time, the center of the musical universe revolved around this woman.”..."
"...For, verily, we are little other than Deep & Serious Connoisseurs of Literature here in the arts section of your Austin Chronicle. Do we not host the annual Short Story Contest, the latest winners of which are methodically being chosen even as you read these words? Do we not retain a dedicated, case-hardened phalanx of proofreaders to save us from our own editorial missteps of spelling and grammar? Do we –..."
"...That ragtag and industrious repertory company – in the person of co-founder Sean TC O'Malley, ganking your reporter from some Chicago House open mic in '89 – was what first got me involved in theatre in this town. And so why, in part, I've been covering the arts scene for your Austin Chronicle for nigh on 15 years now? You can blame the Vortex, friend.]..."
"..."Ammon is a talented and creative builder who was assigned with the design and building" of both the Portland and Austin aquaria, Vince Covino reiterated in a Dec. 3 email to the Chronicle..."
"...Since then, he's also released 2012's Steal Like an Artist and even shared some tips for aspiring writers here on the Chronicle website...."
"...This interview starts with Lauren maintaining that her handsome husband might share some of Tito’s attributes. Look for more about Tequila 512 in todays's print edition of Austin Chronicle...."
"...Read more Food stories at austinchronicle.com/blogs. The Austin Chronicle’s Food Issue is on stands Thursday, June 13...."
"...Austin Chronicle: Acting and graphic design aren't necessarily complementary skill sets, though you seem to have an instigating talent for both. How'd you choose to work in both areas?..."
"...Austin Chronicle: Oh yeah?..."
"...As folks who are somewhat familiar with Austin, we at the Chronicle have some ideas...."
"...To illustrate the book, the publishers called on Austin artist Michael Sieben, who is also known as a member of Austin's Okay Mountain collective of artists, as well as the co-owner of Roger Skateboards. Sieben, who confessed last month in an Austin Chronicle interview that his "very first paying gig as an illustrator" came from this publication, also discusses in that piece the process of how he got this illustrious job and why he remains in Austin...."
"...Austin Chronicle: Kind of like a junior version of Smoky and the Bandit, right? As the press release says...."