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Point Austin: Learning From Experience
The things they won't tell you in Texas schools
"...the State Board of Education that Texas public school textbooks are too favorable toward Islam and biased against Chris­tianity,..."

Sept. 24, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Taking Fire
Did you happen to vote for dictatorial rule?
"...republic or a monarchy," Ben Franklin replied, "A republic – if you can keep it." This anecdote is usually..."

April 9, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Austin Film Festival: 'Happy Ending'
AFF Film Review
"...a wallflower-y young woman who spends her days shelving books at the local library. By night she transforms into..."

Oct. 25, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Finding The Common Thread: Austin's New Fabric Heaven
Austin's newest fabric emporium is more fun than going for ice cream.
"...independent pattern designers only, so you won't find Simplicity books cluttering the big white table. So far, patterns from..."

Sept. 29, 2009 Design Post by Anne Harris

Point Austin: Torture and History
Revelations of the Bush torture programs are only the first step
"...prayer in schools, others to the assassination of President Ken­nedy, still others (with a good deal more reason) to..."

April 24, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Wild Boy: My Life in Duran Duran
"...larked with Chic power source and its Midas touch – drummer Tony Thompson and sonic whip Bernard Edwards –..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia
"...legacy closing in on 50 years, Dylan has touched – directly and tangentially – a mind-boggling array of people,..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Music Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

It Still Moves: Lost Songs, Lost Highways, and the Search for the Next American Music
"...that are no longer there, while places such as Austin or New Orleans, where forms of Americana roots she's..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Point Austin: Giving Thanks
In a dark time, among us walk ordinary heroes
"...TV interviewer, and activist most of his long life – "a long, full, eventful, sometimes tempestuous, but very satisfying..."

Nov. 28, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Ronnie Wood leaves a few stones unturned in his autobiography
"...leaves quite a few stones unturned, his musical mates – including Rod Stewart, Jeff Beck, and Austin's own Ian..."

Nov. 30, 2007 Music Review by Dan Oko

Rock & Roll Books
Gift Guide
"" from their first show in the states at Austin's Armadillo World Headquarters in 1977 through the band's canonization..."

Dec. 1, 2006 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Rock & Roll Books
Gift Guide
"...own standards, and second, most Lubbock luminaries move to Austin. Holly, ridiculed in life and celebrated in his hometown..."

Dec. 1, 2006 Music Feature by Jeremy Martin

Rock & Roll Books
Gift Guide
"...singular place in American civil rights history. By championing Austin-born pianist Teddy Wilson to his future brother-in-law Benny Goodman,..."

Dec. 1, 2006 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Rock & Roll Books
Gift Guide
"...with nostalgia. Fisher profiles postwar radio men with microphones – Todd Storz, Hunter Hancock, Cousin Brucie, Alan Freed, Jean..."

Dec. 1, 2006 Music Feature by Shawn Badgley

Rock & Roll Books
Summer reading
"...$29.95Honky-Tonk Heroes and Hillbilly Angels: The Pioneers of Country & Western music..."

June 2, 2006 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music
Gift guide
"...slot machines and singles bars." That's a line from Austin music scribe Michael Corcoran's new collection on Texas music,..."

Dec. 2, 2005 Music Review by Dan Oko

Swag 2: Rock Posters of the '90s and Beyond
Gift guide
" Spencer Drate & Judith Salavetz..."

Dec. 2, 2005 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Big Books: Part 3
Gift guide
"...Ray is the story of Ray Martinez, then an Austin policeman, who, along with Texas Ranger Houston McCoy, stormed..."

Dec. 17, 2004 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

Rock & Roll Books
Any Old Way You Choose It
"...after the Murder Junkies played a final show in Austin is unremarkable. G.G. and his cohorts -- brother and..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Books Feature by Marc Savlov

Biden’s Headed to Austin, and Doggett Still Thinks He Should Drop Out
Plus what ’68 race tells us about possible candidate hunt
"...Monday, July 15 and to include an address in Austin by President Joe Biden – has been postponed to..."

July 12, 2024 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

The Austin Chronic: I Really Needed a Lazy Day at Lazy Daze
An Amsterdam-style coffee shop where you can smoke inside
"...mushroom coffee things before and I’m really enjoying it – especially since the barista put 20 milligrams of THC..."

May 31, 2024 Column by Kevin Curtin

Austin FC “Did Everything” to Avoid Rigoni Release, Borrell Says
Sporting director discusses DP exit, next steps
"...The breakup between Austin FC and now-former designated player Emiliano Rigoni could have..."

May 23, 2024 Sports Post by Eric Goodman

The Austin Chronic: Should I Throw Away My Marijuana in Fear of Fentanyl?
APD reassures there’s no evidence that contaminated marijuana is “prevalent in our community”
"...arrest report and a subsequent press conference from the Austin Police Department alleging a sample of marijuana, confiscated from..."

May 17, 2024 Column by Kevin Curtin

The Verde Report: As Wins Rack Up, Emiliano Rigoni Is Becoming Austin FC’s Forgotten Man
The club’s second-highest-paid player has struggled to contribute
"...With back-to-back comeback victories in its last two matches – first a 2-1 triumph over FC Dallas on March..."

April 12, 2024 Sports Column by Eric Goodman

Soundscapes, Bat Books, and More Arts Events for the Week
Things to do when you're not staring at an interloping moon
"...possibilities are nearly endless for a dedicated TV baby.   – James Scott Artist Talk with Kollective Fusion..."

April 5, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

How Austin Transformed Danny Brown
The Detroit wild card on getting his shit together (and finding H-E-B)
"...Gold. He had his first-ever fly-out shows on the books: a run of performances at South by Southwest, and..."

March 29, 2024 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

The Verde Report: What’s Next for Austin FC as the Page Turns to 2024
Rebuilding begins after disappointing season
"...Ding-dong, the wicked Austin FC 2023 season is dead...."

Oct. 27, 2023 Sports Column by Eric Goodman

Review: Austin Rainbow Theatre’s Sordid Lives
Company’s inaugural production resurrects Del Shores’ queer Texas classic with gusto
"...Later, in 2000, Sordid Lives lived in cinematic form – written and directed by Shores again. When I walked..."

Oct. 13, 2023 Arts Feature by James Scott

The State Education Agency Has Selected Austin’s Babysitters
The monitors are coming. Let’s pay them $125 an hour.
"...has named the two monitors who will work with Austin ISD to fix the district's special education department. Last..."

Oct. 13, 2023 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Austin's Summer Hellscape Persists. Time to Find a Frozen Margarita.
Some of our favorite places slinging frozen margs
"...It's Labor Day weekend, officially the end of calendar..."

Sept. 1, 2023 Food Post by Evan Rodriguez

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