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Late October Food Event-Palooza
Calendar packed with worthwhile food, wine, beer, film events
"...October is always a wildly popular month for special events in Austin, but this year the calendar is packed..."

Oct. 23, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Other Worlds Austin Goes to an Alien Nation
Sci-fi and horror fest releases full, final lineup
" fiction being the genre of ideas. With the announcement today of the complete roster of films for 2018,..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Peck's film is a fine, incendiary portrait of Congo's first freely elected prime minister, who arrived at his post in 1960 as the Belgians were finally exiting after 80 years of colonialism. – Marc Savlov
"...Directed by: Raoul Peck. Starring: Eriq Ebouaney, Alex Descas, Théophile Moussa Sowié, Dieudonné Kabongo, Make Kotto,..."

Sept. 21, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Where No Man Has Gone Before
What Jeffrey Zeldman thinks about Jeffrey Zeldman's induction into the SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame
"...Web design pioneer Jeffrey Zeldman will be the first ever inductee to the South..."

March 2, 2012 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone' – This Is Not a Review
Celebrities and other people you don't know: Live and in-person.
"...Where else to begin an event recap other than standing in line?..."

March 9, 2013 SXSW Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Gibby Speaks!
Gibby Haynes talks about his problems.
"...Austin for the inaugural Damonfest at Trophy’s, a tribute and benefit for his close friend Damon O’Banion, who passed..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Music Post by Austin Powell

Studio Visits: William Heath (aka Billy Beasty)
In an Eastside home, a consummate collaborator lives with the detritus of spectacular gestures
"...William Heath is an event-based producer of installations and stage sets. A constant..."

Jan. 18, 2013 Arts Column by Andy Campbell

Coming Out in the Dark
Behind the creation of Friday's LGBTQ Human Rights Rally
"...As is often the case these days, an idea came to fruition through social media. One person..."

Jan. 19, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Sloane Smith

Talking Travis: Dawnna Dukes
Legeland catches up with the state rep for district 46
" keep that voice for her district. Being a veteran means she's been able to work the system in..."

May 12, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Dead Presidents
"...Directed by: Allen Hughes and Albert Hughes. Starring: Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker,..."

Oct. 13, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

"...Directed by: Krzysztof Kieslowski. Starring: Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos and Jerzy Stuhr. White is the second part..."

June 24, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The World
Using a sleek visual style and bits of animation, this elegant Chinese film explores the effects of modernism, globalism, and international commerce upon its culture and society.
"...Directed by: Jia Zhangke. Starring: Zhao Tao, Chen Taishen, Jing Jue, Jiang Zhongwei,..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Close My Eyes
"...Directed by: Stephen Poliakoff. Starring: Clive Owen, Saskia Reeves and Alan Rickman. Hmmmm. It's just the teensiest bit difficult..."

Dec. 27, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
"...Following January’s tease of six titles, SXSW Film has unloosed its..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Our readers talk back.
"...if Michael King, the News editor, actually investigates the candidates before giving them the nod, or are Tarot cards..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Column

Protest at Francisco Cantú Reading
Activists disrupt The Line Becomes a River BookPeople event
"...a River has been out only a week, but Francisco Cantú's book has already enraged immigration activists who say..."

Feb. 14, 2018 Arts Post by Brandyce Ingram

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
The legend of the gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson abides in the performance of Johnny Depp.
"...Busey, Christina Ricci, Cameron Diaz, Ellen Barkin, Tobey Maguire and Michael Jeter. You know the feeling you get when..."

May 22, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Phantom Thread
Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Thomas Anderson reunite for one last glamorous yet muscular tale
"...Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson. Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps and Lesley Manville...."

Jan. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

10 Cloverfield Lane
Unrelated Cloverfield follow-up is a dandy suspenser
"...Directed by: Dan Trachtenberg. Starring: John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher..."

March 18, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Film: The Whole Enchilada
Red-hot and really long list of all the titles to date
"...OK, three-quarters an enchilada. Maybe four-fifths...."

Feb. 2, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Amores Perros
Three stories about beast and man.
"...Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu. Starring: Gael García Bernal, Jorge Salinas, Alvaro..."

April 13, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

HackOut Makes Safe Space for Budding LGBTQ Entrepreneurs
Tech queers converge on Austin for the four-day event
" HackOut, Austin’s only LGBTQ Startup Weekend. Created by Dan Driscoll, the four-day event provides a safe space for..."

April 9, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Alex Puente

The short happy life and quick assassination of ASK
"...only about music, during the conference part of the event we would do wild-card panels on interesting but not..."

Nov. 22, 2013 Features Feature by Louis Black

Affleck and Uma race to descramble the past in this futuristic thriller based on a Philip K. Dick short story and directed by John Woo.
" John Woo. Starring: Ben Affleck, Aaron Eckhart, Uma Thurman, Paul Giamatti, Colm Feore, Joe Morton and Michael C...."

Jan. 2, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Sensational Saga of Mr. Sinus
Picking up where Mystery Science Theater 3000 left off, Mr. Sinus Theater 3000 skewers the movies of our childhood to sold-out crowds at the Alamo Drafthouse.
"...Owen: How about "Owen and Those Other Guys"?..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

This Magic Moment
15 Years of the Austin Music Awards
"...Fifteen years ago Lou Ann Barton and Paul Ray opened the first Austin Music..."

March 7, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Herradurability of Art in the Heart of Texas
UT's Raul De Lara wins $10,000 in tequila-fueled contest
"...The first Herradura Tequila Barrel Art competition in Austin meant that, on Wednesday, Oct. 16th, some local artist was..."

Oct. 24, 2013 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Letters @ 3AM
Reality is cracked and alive; the one constant is change
"...A reader's note: "You state in 'Greater and Lesser Unconformities,' 23 May, 'that something might exist without..."

June 20, 2008 Column by Michael Ventura

Sally Jacques' Book of The 64 Beds Project Under the Covers
"...Twenty men are outside my window, laughing, coughing, speaking Spanish. I am hung over. I am thirsty. Hungry. I..."

Feb. 16, 1996 Arts Feature by Stephanie Beauchamp

Flavors of April
"...Vaca y VinoSunday, April 22, 1-6pm Bridges Ranch near Wimberley ($75-95; sold out)..."

April 20, 2012 Food Feature by Mick Vann

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