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"...At a time when any magazine not running pictures of Brangelina's spawn is struggling, longtime Editor Evan Smith, a nebbish Yankee with slicked-back hair and glasses, formally takes over next week as president of Texas Monthly, the most Texas of Texas magazines. Only the third editor in the magazine's history, he will replace retiring founder Mike Levy, the only publisher in the magazine's 35-year run...."
"...Last summer, House Arrest showed us Anna Deveare Smith's search for the American character in the White House. Now, her search is continuing in Austin..."
"..."I'm not sure that Texas Monthly is all that interesting a story," says Paul Burka, senior executive editor and lead political reporter for the magazine. "But Evan Smith, though ....."
"...Does Steve Bannon get out of bed for less than $10,000? We may never know, since he straight-up blew off Evan Smith's invitation to appear at this weekend's Texas Tribune Festival – for free, just like the hundreds of other people in the program...."
"...I sat in the audience today at a taping of KLRU's Texas Monthly Talks, wherein TexMo's Evan Smith interviewed Houston state Rep. Rick Noriega, the Democratic challenger to Republican U.S..."
"...Fresh off of being named one of the 10 best magazine editors in the nation by the Columbia Journalism Review, Curtis is stepping down from an 18-year reign at Texas Monthly. The magazine won five National Magazine Awards during his tenure there. Curtis will be replaced on July 1 by 34-year-old New York transplant Evan Smith, TexMo's deputy editor...."
"...Both Burka and Evan Smith point out that, in Smith's words, "we were criticized for being in Ann Richards' pocket before we were in George W. Bush's pocket..."
"...The parties began with a private booksigning event for Ms. Bacall at the home of Texas Monthly editor Evan Smith..."
"...With that statement of purpose, Austin Film Society board member and editor of Texas Monthly Evan Smith voices a long-held sentiment among film fans: Texas' prestigious place in the cinema is worthy of honor. Thus, the Texas Film Hall of Fame, holding its first presentation in honor of those who have made their mark on the Lone Star state's cinematic history...."
"...Set to officially debut Nov. 3, with former Texas Monthly Editor Evan Smith at the helm, the Tribune is more of a mission than a job, Hu says, an opportunity to create a new media entity devoted to in-depth, nonpartisan coverage of Texas government and civic issues..."
"...Moderator Evan Smith during the "Turning Texas Blue" closing session of the the Texas Tribune Festival Sept 29, 2013...."
"...Uncertainty always lies on the horizon for the arts, dependent on funding and grants, and with the proverbial hard times on the doorstep of many organizations, support for the arts is endangered like never before. That's ironic, according to Evan Smith, who finds that "the general state of Texas filmmaking is strong."..."
"...I spent most of the party by the pool with my swans, including our entrancing hostess and Katy Hackerman (you can call her Mrs. Robert Walker now), Lea Buffington (it was our anniversary), and TFHOF gala co-chair Carla McDonald (of whom Evan Smith said, "She makes us better.")..."
"..."This is a great film town, proportionately on par with L.A. and New York or any place in the world," proclaims Evan Smith, Austin Film Society board member and editor of Texas Monthly..."
"..."That will be hotly contested," he said. – Jordan Smith..."
"...It's a story that Texas Monthly Editor and Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards co-founder Evan Smith hasÊtold more than once, but under the circumstances, it's worth revisiting. A few years ago, he found himself standing backstage at the ceremony with former Gov..."
"...13, 7pm, at Thompson Conference Center (26th and Red River), part of the "Art, Word, Screen, Opera: The Journey of Dead Man Walking" series, which is occurring in conjunction with Austin Lyric Opera's Southwest premiere of Jake Heggie's operatic rendering, Dead Man Walking, in January 2003. Wednesday's discussion of the adaptation of Sister Helen Prejean's book to the screen will feature "clips and focus on the choices of actors, director, soundtrack, and the demands of the visual medium." Panelists include the Chronicle's own senior editor and film critic Marjorie Baumgarten; University of Texas at Austin Radio-Television-Film professor John Downing; Ismael Garcia, professor of Christian ethics at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary; and Texas Monthly editor Evan Smith..."
"...Jonathan Greenblatt & Evan Smith (Social Impact): Jonathan Greenblatt is the CEO and sixth National Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Evan Smith is the CEO and editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune and host of the weekly interview program Overheard with Evan Smith...."
"...There was stellar work to be seen and great fun to be had, and there is no question in my mind that this event is poised to become the premier art event in Austin. The crowd was a dazzling mix of art and society, with dozens of bold-faced names in attendance, including Texas Monthly's Evan Smith, the exotic Alberta Phillips of the Statesman, Vollmer Public Relations vice-president Robert Nash, and Bob "Daddy-O" Wade..."
"...Who He Was If politics is, as cynics say, nothing but a popularity contest, then it's no surprise Kirk Watson is a successful politician. "I like him a lot personally," says Texas Monthly Editor Evan Smith, voicing the sentiments of many..."