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Five Things to Enjoy on the East Austin Studio Tour
From trees to tour buses, the highlights of weekend two of the celebration of tactile creativity
"...oils and brushes and pens, in which she's done things with line and color that, as if via quantum..."

Nov. 12, 2021 Arts Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Five Things to Appreciate on the West Austin Studio Tour
Highlights of the sunset side of the ambulatory artistic experience
"...Denise Fulton, that amazing painter of figurative realism (and one of the founders of the Atelier Dojo..."

Nov. 5, 2021 Arts Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

All the Real Girls
"...sort of wish it would have stayed." All the Real Girls is those words put to pictures, but not..."

April 25, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

People Places Things
Indie relationship comedy starring Jemaine Clement is slight but sweet
"...By Hollywood movie standards, People Places Things is decidedly low-stakes. It’s not like there’s an asteroid..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Very Bad Things
"...and Stern); shy, withdrawn mechanic Charlie (Orser); and scheming real-estate weasel Robert Boyd (Slater), a man so devoid of..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bright Young Things
Actor and author Stephen Fry turns director for this colorful group snapshot of monied revelers in 1930s London.
"...Dan Aykroyd, Jim Broadbent and Peter O’Toole. Bright Young Things begins with the camera, bobbing and weaving to the..."

Sept. 24, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Get Real. Get Right. Get Savage: The Return of Barrence Whitfield
Whitfield rekindles his local love affair
"...the Savages' visits to Austin in the Nineties are things of local legend. Wild, crazy nights of pure rock..."

June 27, 2012 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Review: 'Things We Left Unsaid'
A unique perspective on domestic life in pre-revolution Iran
"...In Zoya Pirzad’s recently translated novel, Things We Left Unsaid (OneWorld Publications, $17.95), mysterious new neighbors..."

Sept. 10, 2012 Books Post by Jessi Cape

Things That Go Bump
Young writer Eli Kooris spends the night in a haunted photography shop to see what he can scare up.
"...the kitchen and pulls out a beer glass, cut almost perfectly in half, smooth on the broken edges. He..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Features Feature by Eli Kooris

Pushing for Real Police Oversight in Contract and on the Ballot
What exactly is a G File?
"...won't have much or any disciplinary history. But some, almost certainly, have multiple instances of discipline in their files...."

July 15, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

The Real Crash Davis
Alan Zinter of the Round Rock Express still lives the big-league dream
"...the little boy's fantasy was a bit closer to reality.Slipping Away..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Sports Feature by Kevin Brass

Nothing Here Has Any Real Value
Honorable mention
"...Almost none of what we found was meaningful to me,..."

Feb. 9, 2007 Books Feature by Sarah Elizabeth Eastep

Young Restaurateurs Learn to Share in Austin's Real Estate Market
Traditional restaurateuring gets a millennial makeover
"...Rosen's Bagels went with a similar model: "The economic reality of starting a food-based business is very expensive and..."

Jan. 10, 2020 Food Feature by Lina Fisher

Strange Kids Doing Strange Things
Eighties retro-spoofers Strange Kids Club has real mutant turtles
"...Strange Kids Club started "five years ago, almost to the day," he said, as a personal blog..."

July 25, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Things They Used to Do
Dick Holland assesses two Texas journalists, Gary Cartwright and Jan Reid, whose new collections of articles possess a cautionary wisdom, the kind you acquire when you court danger and danger provides you with a keen view of what lies beyond.
"...working at The Dallas Morning News where, among other things, he covered the Dallas Cowboys in their pre-Super Bowl..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Books Feature by Dick Holland

A Story of Twin Sisters, Austin Real Estate, and Salad Dressing
SASS (Season All Stuff Sauce) forced to start over after their rent increased 350%
" is necessity. But it's also women. Women figure things out. Moms figure things out. Because we have to."..."

Sept. 6, 2019 Food Feature by Roxy Bonafont

Real Life Rat Tales
Carol Brorson consults the experts to get to the roof of Austin's rat problem.
"...inches a year, and they have to gnaw on things to keep their teeth from pushing through their skulls...."

Jan. 21, 2000 Features Feature by Carol Brorsen

Real Austin Stories
Austin's Exploding Documentary Scene
"...Galán, and Paul Steckler. photograph by Kenny Braun First things first: Can we finally agree to remove the phrase..."

March 13, 1998 Screens Feature by Jerry Johnson

Peter Hedges in Real Life
The writer/director returns to his roots with new novel The Heights
"...It's been almost 20 years since Peter Hedges arrived on the scene..."

March 19, 2010 Books Feature by Michael Agresta

Public Notice: Ten Things
A CodeNEXT primer, and happy Earth Day
"...council mem­ber who shall remain unnamed here: "I don't really understand what you just said, as with most of..."

April 21, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Almost Famous
Adventures in young bandom: Zykos on the road
"...but the band couldn't be more determined to make things work. The people that love them couldn't be more..."

Nov. 19, 2004 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

Sunny Day Real Estate’s Dan Hoerner on 30 Years of Diary
Guitarist Dan Hoerner discusses the emo originators’ modus operandi
" No, not Weezer. We’re talking about Sunny Day Real Estate! The Seattle-launched, sometimes four-, sometimes three-, currently fivepiece..."

March 8, 2024 Music Feature by Julian Towers

The 12 People You Meet at Sam’s Town Point, Austin’s Real-Life Roadhouse
You’d never know the South Austin honky-tonk is there, but wait 'til you meet its cast of characters
"...Town Point exudes a lowfalutin' creative fortitude that's refreshingly real. Spend some time poking around the compound and you'll..."

April 26, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

DVDanger: Real Monsters
Documentarian John Borowski studies Serial Killer Culture
"...closer examination of the morbid topic. "This is where real-life monsters come from," warns criminal investigator Stephen Giannangelo in..."

Jan. 10, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Dinner Lab: You Never Know Where It’s Gonna Be, But It’s Gonna Be Real Damn Good
The stealthy supper club gives locals a taste of 'guerrilla cuisine'
"...inundated my journo account and, already booked solid with Things That Need Covering, I was planning to blow them..."

March 26, 2014 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

sxswf: Reel Crime, Real Victims
Phil Anselmo, Hart Fisher talk pain and punishment
" the mainstream media for supposedly prurient depictions of real crime. Considering that, as Fisher put it, many outlets..."

March 26, 2011 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

When Good Things Happen to Bad Bills – and Vice Versa
Bad bills fly, while good bills die
"...of counties. A valiant effort but still not a real solution...."

May 22, 2009 News Column by the News Staff

Be Real
Sound Team's major label debut has Capitol
"..."Be real. Baby, be real. That's all I ask you. Baby,..."

June 9, 2006 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Be Real
The Bottle Rockets cut one helluva tribute to Doug Sahm.
"...the proper tribute album to Doug. That's when we realized that if someone did put one together, they wouldn't..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

SXSW Music 2023: The Best Things We Saw on Friday
A Margo Price keynote, Koffee's evolution, & Obongjayar's rising star
"...Margo Price delivered the last Convention Center keynote, while..."

March 18, 2023 SXSW Post by Abby Johnston

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