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Behind Bars, But Bucking the System
Women inmates find redemption in the doc Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo
"...Growing up in suburban Oklahoma, Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo director Bradley Beesley had never..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Blake Behind Bars
To write a parody of prison movies, Naughty Austin's Blake Yelavich sentenced himself to 27 films in the big house
"...The things artists do for their art. Spend untold hours locked away..."

Sept. 28, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Benefits Round-up: See Art, see Art run, see Art run and dance
Support your local nonprofits by buying prisoner art for the Inside Books Project, running a 5K for the Paramount and State theatres, and listening to Latino artists for the Austin Latino Theater Alliance
"...• Inside Books Project presents its sixth annual "Art Behind Bars" exhibition Thursday, Sept. 7, through Sunday, Sept...."

Sept. 8, 2006 Arts Feature

Leaving Vapid Austin Art Scene; Back to NYC
"...testosterone 'collective,'” bragging about their “amazing firsts” [“Collective Burgeoning,” Arts. Sept. 17]. (Hear gorilla banging on chest.) Scanning through..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Postmarks

Art + Commerce
Marc English Design's DIY Criteria
"...single identity, a brand that not only defines the artist and his art but leaves a lasting, lovely scar..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Marketplace Art Gallery's Open Studio
In the Marketpace Art Gallery, four women have created a studio where they can develop as artists together
"...two birds are framed by two large, green plants. Behind them is a low brick wall (really low –..."

March 17, 2017 Arts Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Meow Wolf Pounces Into the SXSW Fray
The Santa Fe-based art collective debuts newest creation and new film
"...Yes, the international art sensation that's based in Santa Fe, N.M. The relentless..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Naked City
Putting Books Behind Bars
"...packed at the Inside Books Project's recent 100-hour work party at the Center for Mexican American Cultural Arts. The..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Anne Farbman

Welding a Bright Future
Local woman sparks her way onto HGTV show 'Brother vs. Brother'
"...Inez Escamilla about her journey from Austin Community College art school to welding on television...."

Aug. 4, 2013 Screens Post by Jessi Cape

Terms of Enqueerment
What happened when gay Austinites decided to come out of gay bars and into straight ones
"...is a job that is typically reserved for gay bars, of course. But the people who had been asked..."

Nov. 10, 2000 News Feature by Clay Smith

The Yassine Sixth Street Noir
Legends, rumors, unpaid taxes ... and coke on the side
"...came: The feds had raided a bunch of Downtown bars. Reports were vague, but this was not a polite..."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Showcase Showdown
The Austin Museum of Digital Art's programming challenges our notions of creativity
"...& Grill on South Congress, a group of digital artists and musicians, as well as fans of digital art..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Tim Burton's Corpse Bride
Burton's best work in ages is eye candy of the highest order and as eminently watchable as a hilltop Halloween pyre or a Día de los Muertos parade run amok.
"...melodramatically melancholic. It’s also arguably Burton’s most self-assured turn behind the camera in ages. Since his last truly great..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wes Anderson Brings Isle of Dogs to SXSW
Plus Midnighters bring the gore, and Alita party
"...all the dogs have been exiled (and may be smarter than the people)...."

Feb. 7, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

An Archive of Reelings
Reflections on a town hall meeting: A love letter to "community"
"...conversations about assessment and reflection and personal goals are particularly germane – the “I want to be fitter, more..."

Jan. 8, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Before Night Falls
"...Directed by: Julian Schnabel. Starring: Javier Bardem, Olivier Martinez, Andrea Di Stefano, Vito Maria Schnabel, Olatz Lopez Garmendia,..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Donya Stockton Isn’t Going Anywhere Near Hell in That Handbasket
The Austin clubland mover-and-shaker weaves much to the imagination
"...often transcend whatever gap might exist between craft and art.)..."

April 4, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Who Says You're Drunk?
Bars and bartenders may help you tie one on – but they're also expected to cut you off just this side of 'intoxication'
"...the truck to catch fire, and sent 22-year-old Christopher Peart, Wood's passenger, flying from the car – he died..."

July 5, 2013 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Honorable Charlie Baird
Judge Charlie Baird is ruffling official feathers at the Travis County Courthouse
"...Baird doesn't think what he does is particularly unique – or at least he doesn't think it..."

May 30, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Shakespeare Behind Bars
'Tempest' in a jailhouse, and its implications
"...Shakespeare Behind Bars..."

July 28, 2006 Screens Review by Marrit Ingman

To Marfa, on a Tuesday in December
When high art and hipness move in, what happens to a tiny Texas town?
"...light blue letters: It's a souvenir from the contemporary art space at the heart of what can only be..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Arts Feature by Dan Keane

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Dr. Patrick Connolly writes a heartfelt letter seeking public complicity in Seton's plan to move..."

Nov. 22, 2002 Column

No Mercy
The case of James Allridge raises familiar questions about the Texas justice system
"...Gov. Rick Perry commute Allridge's death sentence to life behind bars...."

Aug. 20, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Dream On
Austin Museum of Art Re-Examines Its Downtown Plans
"...The future home of the Austin Museum of Art at the corner of Third and Guadalupe photograph by..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dancing About Architecture
"...trafficking charges, could end up singin' the blues from behind bars. Sentencing, says Antone, could be months from now,..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Politics
"...himself by making sensible and specific proposals regarding neighborhood participation in council business, light rail, and limiting the length..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

A Man of the Theatre
Memories of Capitol City Playhouse's Michel Jaroschy
"...the past 20 years and cared anything for the art of the stage, somewhere along the way your path..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Arts Feature

His Name Was Gary Poulter
Meet the homeless man who became a movie star
"...blue eyes and smooth dance moves. He was a smart kid from California who dreamed of joining the circus...."

April 11, 2014 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Where's Your Evidence?
Advances in forensic science have made physical evidence increasingly crucial in criminal justice – but the practice of preserving and maintaining that evidence is often underfunded, poorly managed, or just plain sloppy
"...or how the jacket went missing. The Pampa Police Depart­ment, which investigated the murders, originally held all of the..."

Feb. 15, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

After a Fashion
Oh, you know it's the season when everyone gets on the First Thursday bandwagon. Plus, this week, our Style Avatar goes to jail. You'll just have to read about it.
"...Dream reigned supreme. Julianne Moore is delicious as the Hartford society matron whose life comes crashing down around her..."

Dec. 6, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

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