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'A Lie of the Mind'/'Love's Labour's Lost'
Seeing two plays she did 23 years ago prompts flashbacks for a local actor
"...Summer 1988: My then-boyfriend Ken Webster directed me in Sam Shepard's A Lie..."

May 20, 2011 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

The Story of the Weeping Camel
A story about a Mongolian camel and her newborn calf becomes a transfixing lesson about the rhythms of life.
"...Directed by: Byambasuren Davaa and Luigi Falorni. Starring: Janchiv Ayurzana, Chimed Ohin,..."

July 16, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Scene of the Crime
Revisiting the yogurt shop murders: A cold case reconsideration of the 1991 crime points away from the prosecution's assumptions and conclusions
"...On Oct. 28, 2009, Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg stood solemnly behind a..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Cave of the Yellow Dog
Shot on location in Mongolia with a real nomad family, The Cave of the Yellow Dog blurs the line between documentary and fiction and, in doing so, creates its own singular dramatic language.
"...Directed by: Byambasuren Davaa. Starring: Batchuluun Urjindorj, Buyandulam Daramdadi, Nansal Batchuluun, Nansalmaa..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Page Two: Sitting on the Dock of the Bay Watching the Tide Roll Away
The Chronicle at 35
"..."The present-day composer refuses to die!"..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Some Parts of the World Pt. 6
BettySoo wraps it up on the road from the Netherlands to Germany
"...My last stop in the Netherlands was the ancient city of..."

June 13, 2011 Music Post by BettySoo

Exposing the Art of the Scam in Lie, Cheat & Steal
Comics Pat Sirois and Kath Barbadaro school you on the grift in their podcast
"...Heard any good crimes lately? Pat Sirois and Kath Barbadoro..."

July 27, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Best of the Rest The Summer of '95, Part 2
"...Do you believe in magic? Silly question. You're human. You obviously believe..."

June 9, 1995 Books Feature

Some Parts of the World Pt. 5
BettySoo continues her road diary from Amsterdam
"...“Lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice,” Doug murmured as my expectant expression..."

June 10, 2011 Music Post by BettySoo

Sally Jacques' Book of The 64 Beds Project Under the Covers
"...It's 7:30am. Twenty men are outside my window, laughing, coughing, speaking..."

Feb. 16, 1996 Arts Feature by Stephanie Beauchamp

Some Parts of the World Pt. 1
Singer-songwriter BettySoo battles elasticity in Italy
"...Guest blogger BettySoo is writing about her current European tour, which is taking her across..."

June 2, 2011 Music Post by BettySoo

Some Parts of the World Pt. 4
More from the Netherlands' city center
"...The big news here is that [Ratko] Mladić is finally..."

June 8, 2011 Music Post by BettySoo

A Night at the Rio
Checking in and checking out the most infamous night spot in Austin.
"...by Rob D'Amico..."

Sept. 17, 1999 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

A Sort of Legend
Author Neil Gaiman is a fantastist and storyteller. Marc Savlov talks to the author and reveals why he's also a legend. Sort of.
"...Neil Gaiman, by his own admission, is "a storyteller," though not..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Books Feature by Marc Savlov

Tim O'Brien's In the Lake of the Woods Rage of Innocence
"...Twenty-one years after the United States ended its Vietnam involvement, the..."

Jan. 12, 1996 Books Feature

The Iron Man
Longtime local stage phenom Ken Webster has a record to rival that of a Baseball Hall of Famer
"...The lights come up, and there he is, like a..."

April 13, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Requiem for a Dream
Portrait of a young junkie – and those he loves.
"...Directed by: Darren Aronofsky. Starring: Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Ellen Burstyn, Louise..."

Nov. 10, 2000 Movie Review by Sarah Hepola

Like a NINJA
Jane's Addiction and Nine Inch Nails, together again
"...When I first learned of the NINJA tour, I was really excited but..."

May 13, 2009 Music Post by Shelley Hiam

The Joseph Stack Manifesto
Reprint of pilot's suicide note
"...The pilot who crashed into the building in North Austin..."

Feb. 18, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

A Good Time to Be Lawrence Wright
With new book God Save Texas, The Looming Tower series on Hulu, and his play Cleo at the Alley, Lawrence Wright is the man of the moment
"..."I can see them swarming you," Lawrence Wright said across the..."

April 13, 2018 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Banicki

Examining the Sins and Virtues of Hypermasculine Theatre
When is violence in theatre too much?
"...This past June, a Chicago theatre company became the focus of..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Arts Feature by Shanon Weaver

The Majestic Napster
In this time of 30-second Happy Meals and 10-minute workouts, Jay Hardwig finds a better way to spend his time: napping.
"...W hen I was in college I wrote a paper titled "Laziness, The..."

July 21, 2000 Features Feature by Jay Hardwig

Waking the Dead
"...Directed by: Keith Gordon. Starring: Lawrence Dane, Sandra Oh, Janet Mcteer, Molly Parker, Hal..."

March 24, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Slow Burn
Waco: The Rules of Engagement
"...In this visual age, seeing is believing. But it's our lying eyes..."

May 2, 1997 Screens Feature by Dick J. Reavis

A Game a Day
Team Chaos has been busy making games for you
"...I'm not going to lie; I've wasted a fair portion of the last few..."

April 14, 2014 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Page Two: Kool-Aid for the Sheeple!
Burning the Reichstag in a hall of mirrors
"...Over the years, I've written a number of columns noting my..."

June 4, 2010 Column by Louis Black

Annie: A review
Roadshow at Bass Concert Hall, June 5-7
"...The veteran of many Annies, I nonetheless was excited about..."

June 6, 2009 Arts Post by Katherine Gregor

The Very Ecstasy of Love
"...Ahhhhhhh …. Film Fight, my Film Fight...."

Aug. 18, 2008 Screens Post by Josh Rosenblatt

Where the Shadows Are Deepest
The search for, and subsequent conversation with, country singer James Hand
"...Writing about music offers many rewards, but seldom does it present..."

May 5, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Beetsolonely’s Top 40 of 2011
Forty songs to remember 2011 by
"...Following in the footsteps of Jim Caligiuri, I decided to make a..."

Jan. 26, 2012 Music Post by Greg Beets

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