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Church of Choice
"...(MCC), founded by and dedicated to the spiritual nurturing of gays and lesbians, why would you go anywhere else?..."

Oct. 6, 1995 News Feature

Whole Lot of Rockin' Goin' On
Linda Gail Lewis received her first piano lesson from her brother at 40
"...these short, stubby fingers. I don't have the reach of other piano players, so I have to play faster..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

A Neighborhood of Churches
The Path to Glory is Right Downtown
"...A Chronicle colleague, when informed of this week's subject, put its impetus quite succinctly: "When..."

Aug. 11, 1995 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

March of the Flower Children
The last interview with Seeds frontman and oh-so-brief psychedelic Austinite Sky Sunlight Saxon
"...perfect poise, Sky Saxon sits cross-legged atop a bed of brown and gold silk sheets in his living room...."

July 24, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Page Two: Long Days of Journeys Into Nights
In quest of a simple metaphor
"...basement. There is a 16mm projector at the back of the room and maybe a half-dozen rows made up..."

April 17, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Tomar Williams Hones Four Decades of Soul
Breakout of his family band, the performer seizes on his pop, soul, R&B, and hip-hop successes and failures in Tomar & the FCs
"...The dynamic namesake of Tomar & the FCs certainly looks the part in..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Finding God in the Gumbo
Once in the Ninth Ward and now in the Hill Country, the Smoking for Jesus Ministry serves up Real New Orleans Style fare with a side of spiritual nourishment
" Hurricane Katrina, decimating your entire community and way of life? The answer for one New Orleans East church..."

May 4, 2007 Food Feature by MM Pack

Sunday Assembly: 'Church for People Who Don't Go to Church'
Austin atheist group seeks joy in community
"...a lapsed Southern Baptist walk into a church. "Eye of the Tiger" replaces "Amazing Grace." There's singing and clapping,..."

March 14, 2014 News Feature by Taylor Prewitt

An Amarillo State of Mind
The Plutonium Circus Comes to Town
"...George Whittenburg Ratliff is not the kind of guy you would peg for one of the most..."

Oct. 20, 1995 Arts Feature

Luv Doc Recommends: SXSW Film Regional Premiere of 'Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson'
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, Saturday, March 8, 2008
"...those sullen, tattooed, artsy types who work on the assembly line at the sandwich shop are aspiring filmmakers. Sounds..."

March 7, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

Hell House
", right? One suspects that's why the Dallas-area Trinity Assembly of God Church gave Texan documentarian George Ratliff an..."

May 10, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Taken 3
Liam Neeson's back in action.
"...Sam Spruell, Andrew Howard, Leland Orser, Jon Gries, David Warshofsky and Jonny Weston...."

Jan. 16, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Better Git Hit in Your Soul
Former Austinite George Ratliff returns to town with his new documentary, Hell House, which explores the Trinity Church's way of converting teens to Christ -- by scaring the pants off them.
"...Mercifully placed right at the start of George Ratliff's Hell House is a church spokesman's answer..."

May 3, 2002 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Point Austin: Meet the Republicans
The Republicans hold their convention while licking their wounds
"...Whatever you think of their politics, the Repub­licans generally find ways to be..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Jesus Is Coming
The video mailed across the state, the Christian film that found an audience in Austin, and other stories of evangelicals using film to spread the word
"...Or how about the story of the man right here in the city, who received..."

April 27, 2001 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Off the Desk
"...dumping ground, particularly among the Davis mountains. The first of three public hearings will be held August 6 in..."

Aug. 2, 1996 News Feature

Look Ma, No Wrapping
DVD boxed sets, no assembly required
"...concept brilliantly done, this six-disc collection features all five of the film collaborations between Werner Herzog and his mad..."

Dec. 13, 2002 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Among the Damned
PromiseLand's Virtual Hell haunted house offers salvation to trick-or-treaters.
"..."It's about time you got out of bed," says a man clutching a bottle of rum,..."

Oct. 31, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Live at the Lege
The Chronicle counts down to sine die
"...week's "Lege Lines" in the paper for a breakdown of the weekend, and Mary Tuma's Twitter feed for more..."

May 29, 2017 News Post by the News Staff

Perfect Liberty
To find themselves, the subjects of this year's rock docs found that they had to follow their own sound
" its high renaissance, still underground enough to exist off the radar of most major labels but sufficiently past..."

March 9, 2007 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Never Give Up
Don Toner's 13 years as producing artistic director of the State Theater Company have been full of struggles, but in Toner's world, struggles are good. They bring understanding, richness, beauty, and in his case, a new theatre and a loyal company.
"...screwdrivers, wrenches, drills, and just about every other kind of implement in the toolbox to construct things for his..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Casting Votes Against Development
"...a policy for public space that has some semblance of integrity. We need those spaces, which have been kept..."

Feb. 21, 1997 Column

Teen satire softly pokes at the hypocrisies of organized religion.
"...means, Mary reasons, so she seduces Dean, believing that God will restore her spiritual virginity even if her earthly..."

June 11, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Rachel Weisz explores the complexities and joys of choice in Britain's Jewish communities.
"...This somber film about the luxury of human choice begins somewhat strangely: An elderly rabbi delivers..."

May 11, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Our readers talk back.
"...There seems to be a lot of conflict as to the truth of The Texas Chainsaw..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Column

Grow and Prosper
With neighbors still reeling from 1990 expansion, Hyde Park Baptist plans another growth project.
"...Hyde Park seems an unlikely outpost for a contingent of religious pioneers. The neighborhood, built in 1889 in what..."

Nov. 19, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Rats Saving a Sinking Ship
America's Alternative Theatres Unite
"...Fifty people on a stage, slouching in chairs, clutching coffee cups, stifling yawns. On this summer morn they have..."

Oct. 13, 1995 Arts Feature

Lookadoos and Don'ts
Motivational speaker shares 'cool rules' with Texas high schoolers
"...That message comes courtesy of Justin Lookadoo, a Christian motivational speaker currently making the..."

Nov. 14, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Our readers talk back.
"...I was deeply offended upon viewing this week's cover[Dec. 7]. I hope I..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Column

SXSW 2013 Round Two: More Bands Announced
Big year for Bogota bands with a heavy playlist from Colombia
", South by Southwest just announced its second round of musical acts for the 2013 festival and conference...."

Dec. 5, 2012 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

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