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El Wizard Adrian Quesada's Multiplicity
Ex-Grupo Fantasma guitarist Adrian Quesada diversifies
"...veteran musician, but a performer as naturally cooperative as Adrian Quesada doesn't turn away opportunity easily. That's how he..."

July 18, 2014 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Stone-cold thriller across the Mexican border
"...Blue Garcia. Starring: Patrick Mackie, Roland Uribe, Mayra Leal, Adrian Gonzalez, Emma Perez-Trevino and Brian Bogart...."

Jan. 11, 2019 Movie Review by Danielle White

King of Kombat II: Full Results
Upsets and quick, decisive victories defined the MMA promotion's second Austin event.
"...that, such as Luke Holdorf's seconds-long submission win over Adrian Sanchez. Only one bout, the debut of Muy Thai..."

Nov. 5, 2007 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Barrio Daze
La Raza's Edge – with a sense of humor, ese
"...Adrian Villegas, el Jefe of the Latino Comedy Project, is..."

Aug. 31, 2011 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

All Aboard the Grupo Fantasma Mothership
Adrian Quesada’s departure coincides with another offshoot
"...Grupo Fantasma will look like now that founding guitarist Adrian Quesada has announced he’s left the brassy Latin big..."

May 14, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Aztex Roster Hunt Begins in Earnest, and More
Coach Adrian Heath is on the road scouting players for the Aztex's inaugural season, and more
"...Busy days for Austin Aztex head coach Adrian Heath. He was at the United Soccer League's Player..."

Dec. 17, 2008 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Aztex Youth Camp and Pro Signing; Dallas in the NCAA News
News round-up: An Aztex youth soccer camp, plus NCAA tournament results and preview, and news from the European Champions League
"...29-31. English soccer great and Aztex USL-1 head coach Adrian Heath will oversee the camps, which are designed for..."

Dec. 10, 2008 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

La Vida de los Muertos
"...designer Alsonso Salas puts some finishing touches on Alejandra Gonzalez's sugar-skull look...."

Oct. 10, 2018 Photo Gallery

Six Mexicans Named Gonzalez
In Six Mexicans Named Gonzalez, writer-performer Adrian Villegas is not afraid to confront American racism and spit in its ghoulish eye – and he's pretty damned funny as he does it
"...Six Mexicans Named Gonzalez..."

May 14, 2004 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Everything
What do Grupo Fantasma, Brownout, and Ocote Soul Sounds have in common? Prince, Maceo Parker, and Larry Harlow!
"...we only knew, like, three of his songs," laughs Adrian Quesada, Grupo's guitarist, producer, and de facto leader. "Needless..."

June 13, 2008 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Grupo Fantasma’s Quinceañera
And you thought you had Problemas
"...At the same time, Adrian [Quesada, guitarist] decided he was going to leave the..."

Oct. 29, 2015 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Your City Is About To Be Gentrifucked
The Latino Comedy Project returns with a fierce new skewering
"...a troupe of sketch artists helmed by the multitalented Adrian Villegas, has done a lot of shows in the..."

May 31, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Page Two: True Stories: Then and Now
Connecting the dots between the SIMS Foundation and a day on the set of David Byrne's sleeper hit film
"...telling stories and making music, including Charlie Sexton, Greg Gonzalez, the Soul Supporters, Kathy Valentine, Margaret Moser, Andy Langer,..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Crooked Bangs sings en français, Western Medical pulls plug on the big machine, and UtopiaFest finds a soul-stirring hero ankle-deep in the mud.
"...When drummer Phillip Gonzalez joined Crooked Bangs late last year, his urgent tempos..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Top 10 Most Memorable Theatrical Offerings That I Chanced to See in 2004 (A Hierarchical List)
Barry Pineo lists his favorite stage productions of 2004
"...10) (tie) Six Mexicans Named Gonzalez (Teatro Humanidad) Adrian Villegas' one-man, six-character comic rumination on..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Fear Not
Salvador rocks for the Lord, and plans to sell a lot of records.
"...and Art, cousin Josh, and friends Eliot Torres and Adrian Lopez) seem far too polished and camera-ready to be..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Music Feature by David Garza

Chronicle Art Reviews
"...there's "something" there. -- Robert Faires SIX MEXICANS NAMED GONZALEZ: SOUTHERN EXPOSURE..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Arts Review

A moving and colorful addition to the Pixar filmography
"...Directed by: Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina...."

Nov. 21, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Texas Film Awards Add to Lineup
Presenters, emcee, musical guests, and another honoree added
"...Entertaining at the awards show is Grammy award winner Adrian Quesada (of bands Spanish Gold and Brownout) and his..."

March 2, 2015 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath
Local funk crew journeys ‘Into the Void’ tonight
"...Empire Control Room. We spoke with band bassist Greg Gonzalez, a lifelong Sabbath fan, about Brownout’s immersion into darkness...."

June 27, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

The Divide
This is an apocalyptic narrative about a group of people holed up in a bomb shelter who are under attack from biohazard baddies.
"...Ashton Holmes, Rosanna Arquette, Courtney B. Vance and Ivan Gonzalez...."

Jan. 13, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Pilot Program
The Latino Comedy Project eyes a move to TV with El Channel
"...When Adrian Villegas first started working with Austin's Latino Comedy Project,..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Cinco de Mayo month Part III – the hombres: from Jovita's Mayo Pardo to Ruben Ramos' Mexican Revolution, Del Castillo, Joel Guzman, y más
"..."The more exposure the better," states Grupo Fantasma's Adrian Quesada unequivocally. "A lot of people are quick to..."

May 29, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Day Trips
The Gonzales Food Market makes headlines as well as terrific barbecue and sausage
"...Feliciano (Chano) and his sister-in-law Maria de la Luz Gonzalez. Chano Lopez immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico during..."

Jan. 21, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Little Shop of Horrors: All The Fine Young Cannibal Plants
"...Reyes, Jr., who penned the successful comedy Petra's Pecado, Adrian Villegas, who was responsible for the amusing Six Mexicans..."

March 13, 1998 Arts Review

If It Ain't Bruch, Don't Fix It
Just a drummer from Iowa? Just a culinary badass? Hold his beer.
"...and all that stuff. Blue Noise Band was originally Adrian Quesada and Dave Lobell, Tom Benton on bass, and..."

Dec. 21, 2017 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

2016-17 Austin Music Industry Awards
"...Adrian Quesada (l), his spouse and AMIA producer Celeste Quesada,..."

March 7, 2017 Photo Gallery

SXSW Film Releases Full Feature Lineup
Slate includes everyone from Wes Anderson to the Zellners
"...Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey, Neil Maskell, Adam Quintero, Ivan Gonzalez (World Premiere)..."

Jan. 30, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Latin melting pot fuses into Pachanga Fest
"...have in common? They've played Pachanga Fest and feature Adrian Quesada on the six-string. Time to add Money Chicha..."

May 10, 2013 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW 09 Picks 2 Click
Latin funk beamed down from the Grupo Fantasma mother ship
"...side project," explains guitarist and leader of both acts Adrian Quesada. "Compared to the last few years, Grupo's going..."

March 13, 2009 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

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