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Bring the Zilker Summer Musical Home This Year
You can dance, you can jive to the Summer Musical and Mamma Mia! even if you can't get to the Zilker Hillside
"...Princess Leia!) and listening to a Spotify playlist of ABBA hits. Whichever way you go, stop halfway through for..."

May 29, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Broadway Leading Lady Carolee Carmello on Taking Over Dolly!
Hello, Dolly prepares for run at Bass Concert Hall
"...four years of Mamma Mia? That’s a whole lotta ABBA. “It’s never been a huge problem for me,” Carmello..."

Jan. 17, 2020 Arts Post by Paul Beutel

Calliope Musicals
"...gems. "That's Why We Dance" cuts a rug with ABBA's "Dancing Queen," overlaying electro energy with Craig Finkelstein's vibraphone..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Music Review by Reid Jowers

Instant Leftovers Vol. 3
"...Calico Blue). Electro-dance wiz kids TC Superstar take on ABBA's "Mamma Mia" with a synth-heavy, off-kilter sneer. At the..."

March 22, 2019 Music Review by Libby Webster

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins SXSW Speaker Roster
A$AP Rocky, Olivia Wilde, and the Fonz all join conference
"...• Swedish musical heavyweight, ABBA member, and musical score composer Björn Ulvaeus and Auddly..."

Jan. 15, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Reputations
"...heard in rock & roll these days. Imagine if Abba's Agnetha Fältskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad were possessed by the..."

Nov. 23, 2018 Music Review by Kevin Curtin

AGLIFF Closing With Mapplethorpe
Festival adds major bio-pic, plus complete line-up
"...MATER D: Pablo D’Alo Abba Argentina, 80 min, North American Premiere Lena and Celeste..."

July 26, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
The paternity mystery is solved, but the ABBA hits keep coming
"...was constructed around the beloved song canon of Sweden’s ABBA, or the 2008 movie adaptation. But this sequel written..."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Joaquin Phoenix creates a charming warts-and-all portrait of cartoonist John Callahan
"...who accepts and demolishes his bullshit. Unrecognizable under an ABBA disco blond mane, Hill vaporizes the nervous and nebbish..."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

PJ Raval's Call Her Ganda Will Open aGLIFF 2018
Local director headlines roster of new and returning films
"...Mater D: Pablo D’Alo Abba Argentina, North American Premiere, 80 mins Lena and Celeste..."

July 11, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Paramount Theatre Announces Fall/Winter Performances
Shinyribs, Ira Glass, and Potted Potter all on the horizon
"...Ruthie Foster at the Paramount Theatre Wednesday, Feb. 20: Abba Mania at the Paramount Theatre Thursday, May 2: David..."

May 31, 2018 Chron Events Post by Kimberley Jones

Unleashing the Summer Blockbusters
Your cinematic calendar for the must-see big releases
"...Go Again (Universal, PG-13) Because there are still more ABBA songs to be covered by actors...."

May 18, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

"...siblings with the likes of superstar acts such as ABBA and the Beatles, who released some singles in different..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

The Bob Dylan Nobel: Live From Stockholm
Local Dylan scholar reports from Sweden on Prize festivities
"...the sea. I might even make it to the ABBA museum...."

Dec. 11, 2016 Arts Post by David Gaines

Gay Place
Today we celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility
"...Glitter Takes It All (A Swede-ass Drag Tribute to ABBA) The Platter is back and dishing out an "ABBA-solute..."

April 1, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

SXSW Music: Radio Day Stage
Convention Center lineup brought out the sun inside
" hair and red capes. Already the new school ABBA, Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig’s dual lead vox demonstrated..."

March 19, 2016 SXSW Post

The Residents
Twelve essential weekly hangs
"...crew churns out instrumental variations on traditionals, pop staples (ABBA, Bacharach, Carpenters), and moody originals. "We feel pretty free..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

CMJ Report
Texan takeover and Slowdive reunion
"...reminiscent of Harlem, including a rocked out version of ABBA’s “Fernando.” Austin’s Holiday Mountain and East Cameron Folkcore both..."

Oct. 28, 2014 Music Post by Doug Freeman

We Are the Best!
Lukas Moodysson gives us a captivating portrait of 13-year-old proto-punk girls in 1982 Sweden.
"...turn into a record collector? A cutter? A late ABBA convert? The possibilities are endless, and exhilarating...."

June 13, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The AggreGAYtor: April 11
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...the setting of the story is fabulously typoed “Addis Abba.”..."

April 11, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

"...Four letters: ABBA. Whereas Lucius' debut EP introduced three pop tunes anchoring..."

March 14, 2014 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Love Is All You Need
Danish Oscar-winner Susanne Bier lightens her tone with this grown-up romantic comedy that stars Pierce Brosnan.
" a dour businessman who would probably recoil from ABBA even more than he does from his own family..."

May 31, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Barge to Hell, Part 2
HeadCrusher’s baptism in metal
"...lounge. Lots of drunk people attempting to sing Queen, ABBA, you name it. The drinks were flowing; everybody was..."

Jan. 10, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW showcase reviews
"...woozyingly, memorably substantive as falling in love at an ABBA gig while on your debut tab of E. New..."

March 18, 2011 Music Review by Marc Savlov

Shake Appeal
James Williamson's Raw Power is all in the mix
"...of people getting awards this year, like Jimmy Cliff, ABBA, Genesis, the Hollies, and so on, but most of..."

May 28, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Sissies, Comedy, Gay Bi Gay Gay, and a Bishop
Your gay guide for the final leg of SXSoLong
"...8:00PM: stABBA, Emo’s Main Room (603 Red River). ABBA + Costumes..."

March 19, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Wednesday Showcases
Wednesday SXSW showcases at a glance
" Savage Skulls. Proof, if any were needed, that ABBA was no fluke. – Marc Savlov Music From Ireland..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Off the Record
Casting the annual ballot for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and paying tribute to poster artist extraordinaire Bill Narum
"...Back to Mono wallflower Darlene Love, Jimmy Cliff, or ABBA, who round out our top five. Local metal tribute..."

Nov. 27, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

I Built My Girlfriend's iPod
Stranded on a desert island? At least you have your iPodSolar.
"...Wainwright, and the Decemberists were silently substituted. Can, MC5, ABBA. I was manic. Stacks of CDs on my kitchen..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Behind the Bars
Why are gay bars not counted within Austin club histories?
", "What is this scene ...?" But they played ABBA, and I was like: "Cool! I like Abba! OK!"..."

June 5, 2009 Features Feature

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