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Story of an American Music
Hector Galán's Songs of the Homeland
"...first, Hector Galán couldn't get anyone to hear the music in Tejano. When the filmmaker tried to secure funding..."

Sept. 15, 1995 Arts Feature

Spotlight: American Music Club
The American Music Club is open
"...of the most distinctive sounds is that of the American Music Club. Formed in San Francisco in 1983, singer-songwriter..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Old Settler’s Music Festival: Saturday
Peak day for a peak year
"...After 27 years, Old Settler’s Music Festival knows that Saturday’s the day to shine. This..."

April 13, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Austin's House Music Scene Clings to the African-American Community That Birthed It
House music rose to prominence from Chicago’s black music community and hangs on here in its original form
"...This past November, the North Door hosted house music history. A more electronic and minimalist offshoot of the..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Jennifer Higdon, American Voice
One of this nation's most acclaimed and active composers, on our rich melting pot of music
"...nation's concert halls have been ruled over by one American composer: Leonard Bernstein. (That's what happens when you hit..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Music for the Eyes
Annie Leibovitz's portraits of American musicians reveal her true oeuvre
"...the Austin Museum of Art, Annie Leibovitz's love for music is as apparent as her gift for capturing faces...."

July 8, 2005 Arts Feature by Margaret Moser

On Highway 61: Music, Race and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom
The highway of American music culture and beyond
"...On Highway 61: Music, Race and the Evolution of Cultural Freedomby Dennis McNally..."

Dec. 5, 2014 Music Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Music on the Page at the Texas Book Festival
Music books strut their feminism, hip-hop, and emo
"...Music, whether background radio hits or handpicked playlists, offers a..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Old Settler's Music Festival Wrap
Increased ticket sales, musical diversity, and buzz bands
"...the grassy fields of Driftwood for the Old Settler’s Music Festival remains a pleasure. The four-day gathering, known for..."

April 14, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music Adds the Residents and a Free Latin Concert
Experimental legends plus Intocable, Bomba Estereo, and Compass
"...The South by Southwest Music Conference bulked up its schedule today with the inclusion..."

Feb. 24, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music Featured Session: Laura Jane Grace, Our Lady of Punk, Devours SXSW
Against Me! founder on the “demonstrable power of punk”
"...debut LP Bought to Rot, Laura Jane Grace joined music writer Kayleigh Hughes for a SXSW retrospective on her..."

March 15, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Our Country Mapped in Music
The Austin Symphony's concert with Grantham's Southern Harmony, Copland's Appalachian Spring Suite, and Gershwin's Second Rhapsody gives audiences a chance to hear how some composers describe an American sense of place through music
"...New York City, Appalachia, and the South, respectively, through music, using tools of their trade – melody, rhythm, tempo,..."

March 19, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Body Is the Music
The Beginnings
"...Ballet has its origins in folk dance. American popular dance is a fusion of European dance forms..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Arts Feature by Barbejoy A. Ponzio

The Music of Our Sins
Letters at 3am
"...to speak of: the reissue of the most influential music compilation in recording history, Harry Smith's Anthology of American..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Column by Michael Ventura

Sheet Music
Summer Reading
"...Motown: Music, Money, Sex, and Powerby Gerald Posner..."

June 6, 2003 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Memory of Music
Discovering Moby Grape's Skip Spence via his only solo album Oar, and it's new tribute album, More Oar
"...Now, unexpectedly, thanks to the ever-amazing Bill Bentley (see..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Music Feature by Louis Black

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...with their familiar hats-off to Buck Owens. It's country music with an edge, combining influences, and running it all..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Music of the Spheres
Sinatra in the Sahara
"...two coup attempts, and his image is everywhere; some Americans in Morocco secretly refer to him as "Frank" because..."

July 9, 1999 Music Feature by David Lynch

Live Music Recommendations: April 13-19
Texas Independence Fest grinds, Ibeyi smooths it out, and more
"...sweat while the temperatures are still reasonable. This week's music recos include everything from the metal of the Texas..."

April 12, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...really can be the center of the universe. When music and community come together under a big Texas sky,..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Nearly 50 Food, Music, & Arts Festivals to Keep You Busy This Spring
From barbecue to burlesque, something for every Austinite this season
"...stretch of perfect weather and every weekend packed with music, food, and arts festivals, craft fairs, and all kinds..."

April 3, 2019 Chron Events Post by Alyssa Hiarker

The Austin Music Scene's Spectrum of Sexism
From sexual assault to all-female bills, women musicians face myriad issues in the live music capital
"...best way to articulate her experiences as an Austin musician...."

Jan. 20, 2017 Music Feature by Libby Webster

An American Rhapsody
"...Goldwyn, Mae Whitman, Agnes Bánfalvy and Zoltán Seress. An American Rhapsody has many things to recommend it. Among them..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West
Produced by Steven Spielberg, this animated film follows the further adventures of the Mousekewitz family, who came to America to escape the cat pogroms.
"...Simon Wells. In Fievel Goes West, the Steven Spielberg-produced American Tail saga picks up where the first one left..."

Nov. 29, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Live Music Worth Seeing This Weekend
Joey Bada$$, Clint Black, Oliver Rajamani, and more!
"...Levitation rules the live music landscape this weekend, but it’s far from the only..."

April 26, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

The Music Never Stopped
After 20 years and a loss of memory, a father and son learn to reconnect over the music of the Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan.
"...studies also provided the source material for Awakenings), The Music Never Stopped offers up a fairly predictable medical melodrama...."

April 1, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Top 10 Dance and Classical Music Wonders of 2007
Chronicle Arts Editor Robert Faires recaps 2007 in dance and classical music
"...Waiting for the Barbarians (Austin Lyric Opera) Mounting the American premiere of a new opera by Philip Glass in..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Saddest Music in the World
Strange, marvelous, and unique, Guy Maddin's new film starring Isabella Rossellini is his best work to date.
"...such a combination is indeed possible. With The Saddest Music in the World, Maddin has now delivered his most..."

June 4, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Preservation Hall Jazz Band & the Del McCoury Band
"...Preservation Hall Jazz Band & the Del McCoury BandAmerican Legacies (McCoury Music)..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

American Chai
"...reviewed at press time. Sureel is a young, first-generation Indian-American who faces telling his strict and traditional parents the..."

May 31, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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