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Hana-Bi (Fireworks)
"...prolific 50-year-old auteur has hardly breached the perimeter of American cultural awareness, existing for the most part as a..."

May 22, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Luv Doc Recommends: Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks
Auditorium Shores at the Long Center, Saturday, July 4, 2009
"...this weekend because dogs tend to be skittish around fireworks, and dead people, though unfazed by sudden loud noises,..."

July 3, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

Austin Symphony Orchestra July Fourth Concert & Fireworks
With fireworks banned and cash tight, ASO cancels its holiday concert
"...victim of the extreme drought, as are all public fireworks displays in Austin and Travis County – but also..."

July 1, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Luv Doc Recommends: Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks
Auditorium Shores at the Long Center, Friday, July 4, 2008
"...Friday is the Fourth of July, when Americans celebrate the glorious day their forefathers shot the bird..."

July 4, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

Willie’s Picnic Brings the Fireworks, and Beto O’Rourke, to Q2
Old Austin meets new Austin with Fourth of July Concert
"...nominated 2021 album Outside Child marked a number of Americana best-of lists last year, extended her “beloved community” to..."

July 5, 2022 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Luv Doc Recommends: Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks
Auditorium Shores, Sunday, July 4, 2010
"...America, the Land of the Free. Make no mistake, American freedom is something worth celebrating loudly, even if it..."

July 2, 2010 Column by The Luv Doc

Austin Symphony July Fourth Concert & Fireworks
With more than the usual musical suspects, the ASO managed to make its 39th July Fourth concert a rousing success
"...Fourth of July concert must seem like something most Americans could do in their sleep. Just plug in the..."

July 10, 2015 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Point Austin: Fireworks for the Fourth
Reflections on Independence Day from Frederick Douglass
"...more reason than most of us to doubt the American experiment. Nevertheless, he was somehow able to balance the..."

July 7, 2017 News Column by Michael King

How La La Land Went From Pipe Dream to Musical Fireworks
Producers on creating a city of stars
"...quite successful. Then on TV, if you look at American Idol or Dancing With the Stars, there's certainly an..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

No Bottle Rockets on a Drought-Stricken July Fourth Weekend
Fire marshal, retailers agree to voluntary restrictions
"...fins or rudders" will not be sold on local fireworks stands during this Independence Day season, due to Travis..."

June 27, 2022 News Post by Lina Fisher

No Bottle Rockets on a Too-Dry July 4 Weekend
Voluntary agreement stops sales of "rockets and missiles"
"...fins or rudders" will not be sold on local fireworks stands during this Independence Day season, due to Travis..."

July 1, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

America's Heart & Soul
Inspirational documentary is about Americans with true grit working in a land where seldom is heard a discouraging word.
" be cynical about this 88-minute paean to the American "everyman." Seldom is heard a discouraging word, and although..."

July 9, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Lovers on the Bridge
Carax's stridently anti-romantic romance is curiously full of extravagant visual panache.
"...three times that long for the film to find American distribution (under the auspices of Martin Scorsese and Zoë,..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
A soldier returns home in Ang Lee's war movie
"...national tour designed to celebrate national heroes and the American armed forces. Bravo Squad is set to appear as..."

Nov. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

October Sky
"...not without its setbacks. As the film opens, the American world is reeling from the announcement that the Soviets..."

Feb. 19, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Not Rocking
The American Analog Set
"...they certainly do not rock. One listen to The American Analog Set's debut, The Fun of Watching Fireworks, released..."

Feb. 28, 1997 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Summer Fun: Into the Mystic of High Road Pool
Plunging back in time with my iPod
"...Dave Alvin rings in my ears: “Kids are shootin’ fireworks below/ Hey baby, it’s the Fourth of July.” I..."

May 13, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

"...contemplative mood of such previous features as Sonatine and Fireworks. Kitano is a household name in Japan as both..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Patriot
"...have never been big fans of movies about the American Revolutionary War. The Patriot, however, appears to be the..."

June 30, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Council: The Budget Warms Up ... and Ott's Under Fire
With substantive postponements, this week's Council meeting may bring fireworks
"...The Austin American-Statesman's Alberta Phillips, who smelled a coup, pursued the story,..."

April 25, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Ignite this summer with fireworks, camp fire, and more.

May 25, 2012 Features Feature by Raven Hinojosa

Red, White, and Reckless
Reckless Kelly's all-American bloodletting
"...lungs, applause climaxing against the closed dome. Play ball. American Made..."

July 4, 2008 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Austin Music: What We're Listening to This Week
Spirit Adrift, Luvencie, Jonathan Terrell, American Friend, TSO Jrag with Quin NFN, and Rod Gator
"...every efficacy, so closer "Invisible Enemy" sets off six-string fireworks, concluding, "And all along it was you/ This living..."

Sept. 10, 2021 Music Column by Raoul Hernandez

D.A. Indicts 19 Austin Police for Assault in 2020 BLM Protest Response
Charges for 8th St. shootings send shockwaves among law enforcement
"...Black Lives Matter protests more pointedly than any other American city...."

Feb. 18, 2022 News Post by Brant Bingamon

Theatre Synesthesia's The Fault
In Katie Bender's play, an American family tries to save itself from being shaken apart
"...Words fly from her mouth like fireworks, rapid-fire bursts of thoughts and notions, some complete, some..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Willie Nelson Unites America
A guitar-strumming Beto O’Rourke tries too
"...A haze of fireworks and cannabis smoke hung over Wednesday’s Independence Day party..."

July 5, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Hey Babe, It's the Fourth of July!
You know you want to eat snacks and watch fireworks.
"...agree it's been a weird year to be an American. Whether you’re in favor of the current machinations of..."

July 3, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Strike Up the Band!
If it's patriotic tuneage you want for your Fourth, here it is
"...Fireworks may provide the oohs and ahs on Independence Day,..."

July 1, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Stars and Stripes Forever!
Where to get your patriotic tuneage this Independence Day
"...Sure, sure, the fireworks are what everyone wants to hear about on the..."

July 3, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

ACL Live Review: Childish Gambino
Donald Glover is now covered with bits of Austin’s great lawn
"...alter ego of the supremely talented Donald Glover brought fireworks to Zilker Park Saturday night. Literally...."

Oct. 6, 2019 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

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