Palm Door on Sixth
"...ATX6 today announced its new group of rising Austin musicians that will represent our fair city at North By Northeast (NXNE) and other international festivals this year. The six locals selected are Gina Chavez, Jonathan Terrell, Elsa Cross, Silas Lowe, Jana Horn, and Brian Kremer...."
"...From across the pond comes British folkie Frank Turner (one of seven UK artists on this list) and Belgian pop sensation Stromae. Canada imports nine acts this round, the most interesting of which are Montreal MCs Loud Lary Ajust, who rap in French..."
"...The bill of Austinites then played to a sold-out house. After the concert, Jesse Moore describes it as the “most attentive audience any of us have ever played to.”“Their confidence quadruples in the course of one year,” Brecht says of past ATX6 performers, which continued last year with Jonathan Terrell, Gina Chavez, Elsa Cross, Silas Lowe, Jana Horn, and Brian Kremer..."
"...Behold the ATX6: crooner Brian Kremer, Reservations leader Jana Horn, folksinger Silas Lowe, Americana songstress Elsa Cross, Not in the Face frontman Jonathan Terrell, and spicy folk-pop singer Gina Chavez. Think of the group as international ambassadors of Austin music..."
"...Preceded by a giant tapestry of her vagina insignia, framed with a cross and clitoris, the 29-year-old starlet (Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson) launched into “True Disaster” off last year’s sophomore album Lady Wood. The electronically infectious tale of heartbreak accompanied the artist’s immediate tummy-rubbing turned crotch-grabbing moves, midsection exposed in a Sporty Spice ensemble...."
"...Alcala has three kids in high school. (Twitter followers will note her affinity for their pursuits in cross country.) Alcala become somewhat of an iconic figure on the bench last June, when she wrote a lengthy opinion in the case of death row inmate Julius Jerome Murphy suggesting that the state may want to re-examine the constitutionality of employing the death penalty altogether...."
"...Under cross examination, then-Harris County prosecutor Joan Huffman – now a state senator – asked Quijano more about the influence of race: "[T]he race factor, black, increases the future dangerousness for various complicated reasons; is that correct?"..."
"...A 22-year-old actor when war broke out, Lubitsch's first directorial essential came out a month before the armistice. In 1918's unbelievably assured I Wouldn't Want To Be a Man flickers a vastly sexier precursor to Blake Edwards' 1982 cross-dresser Victor Victoria...."
"...31 and Nov. 2 across Central and Southern Mexico are so unique and unparalleled that they were inscribed by UNESCO on its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2008..."
"...The man is telling us about nerve impulses: how they travel along neurons like electricity, but the neurons don't quite touch, so the impulse has to make the connection across a gap. We realize that to make connections by such a leap -- when nothing is ahead to bridge the way from path to path, and things should come to a dead stop -- is a brilliant and daring thing, and this man who has given the world alternating current and radio transmission and a vision of a wireless delivery system for electricity that would make it free to everyone, has spent his life making such leaps..."
"...Oh, here's one: The Insufferably Tedious Panda Cinema-Scam. A bit lengthy, perhaps, but much more accurate. 1.0 stars (M.S.) Great Hills, Lake Creek, Lakehills, Lincoln, Movies 12, Northcross, Roundrock..."