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Raising Arizona
Arizona Dranes, the gospel beat, and the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
"...for embeciles, nor a hospital, but it is a school for the educable blind and deaf."..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Music Feature by Michael Corcoran

Change for the Better
How one West Texas family brought the cows to town
"...it, those opposed to the rapidly developing landscape of Austin are usually afraid we're losing the city we love..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Kickstart Your Weekend: 'The Illustrated Geek Cookbook'
Kitchen Overlord wants to invade your kitchen shelves
"...make your own nightmarish Christmas pin wheels? Don't worry. Austin cook book author/kitchen nerd Chris-Rachael Oseland, aka the Kitchen..."

June 13, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Big Dogs, Young Rebels, and Aging Giants
The Austin promoters who bring the music come in all shapes and sizes
"...the boring business end of the music industry. In Austin, the self-proclaimed "live music capital of the world," audiences..."

Oct. 8, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD: Math Debate, More on Kealing
Board members and faculty debate which text to adopt for middle school mathematics, board discusses plans for Kealing Middle School
"...A special meeting of the Austin Independent School District board of trustees ran long into..."

March 23, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

Trumpet Constant Ephraim Owens Won’t Be Rushed
New Austin Music Hall of Fame inductee substitutes kindness and ubiquity for a back catalog
"...The first thing you note about Austin trumpeter Ephraim Owens, who was voted into the Austin..."

April 7, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Roadside Playboys and Texana Dames
The Hancock Family's long, strange, supernatural musical journey
"...Hancock, and Traci Lamar are the most recognizable, from Austin's Texana Dames, though sharp eyes will recognize Joaquin Hancock...."

Dec. 31, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Election at a Glance
"...seats, eight proposed changes to the city charter, six Austin Independent School District Board of Trustees seats, two Barton..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature

May 4 Election at a Glance
"...seats, eight proposed changes to the city charter, six Austin Independent School District Board of Trustees seats, and three..."

April 19, 2002 News Feature

Feel-Good Generations
There's a reason scholar Rachel Maines, the author of The Technology of Orgasm: "Hysteria," the Vibrator, and Women's Sexual Satisfaction has survived the various assualts on her intellectual freedom: She's smart, she's funny, and she also "dances circles around reactionary clod-like thinking."
"...The year was 1967. W.R. Robbins, the principal of Austin High, was waiting for Rachel Maines to come to..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Books Feature by Lindsey Lane

Here Yet Ever There
From Austin, New Orleans artists strive to save what remains of their city and work to recover it
"...they generally return quickly. It took me three tries. Austin has been my home for close to 20 years,..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Arts Feature

The First Time
Austin artists reveal the intimate details of how they got their muse on
"...of those weekend gigs that kept me out of school on Mondays, however, changed my life. At 2am on..."

July 17, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Trumpet Colossus Kenny Dorham Towers Alongside the Jazz Gods
The Austin musician stands alone in showing up Miles Davis in his autobiography
"...By 1936, the family settled in Austin, east of then-East Avenue (now I-35) with the bulk..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Sin Fronteras
Most observers would agree that Austin has a Latino visual arts community, but within that community are many voices, many points of view, many styles -- and no borders.
"...Is there a Latino visual art movement in Austin? Most observers would nod in the affirmative. In the..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Arts Feature by Rob Curran

Adopting a Survivor's Tale
Stephen Mills' journey into the Holocaust leads a community toward tolerance
"...claim on Mills' interest since he was in high school, and in recent years – especially since 9/11 –..."

April 1, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...UT-Austin student Christopher Phillips turned himself in to federal authorities..."

March 21, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

My First Etsy
"...best friend Kristi received our sophomore year of high school – a vest made by her grandma out of..."

Oct. 24, 2007 Design Post by Nora Ankrum

TV Eye
Jack Kerouac is turning over in his grave while middle-class kids "following their bliss" in The Open Road mangle his vision.
"...of hitting the road in search of adventure and self-discovery. But soon after their comically rocky start, I found..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

ATX Film News: Fundraisers and a Special Delivery Scare Package
Is Austin giving the world the next Game of Thrones?
"...Austin Film Society is opening the new Creative Media Center..."

Nov. 29, 2019 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Time After Time
Fest to honor Nicholas Meyer, director of the beloved chrono-romance
"...and director who saved the Federation. Now Other Worlds, Austin's preeminent science fiction festival, will honor him as the..."

Aug. 15, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Playback: Spatula City Limits
Austin music journeys to the desert – and you're not invited
"...There's a secret tradition amongst a certain sect of Austin musicians and venue workers. In late March, after the..."

April 6, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

"Nobody's Right"
Latest Ken Burns documentary to explore all sides of Vietnam War
"...Documentarian Ken Burns visited Austin Thursday, promoting his latest film project: The Vietnam War...."

April 27, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Subject to Control
American Berserk Theatre's debut is a heady, funny treat, smuggling heavy ideas in a light package
"...as the living space for a Conduit (Beeler). An old-school overhead projector displays the rules of the play's world..."

May 27, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

The Trans Experience in Comedy
Local comics use comedy to spin difficult subjects into gold
"...a dick-tucking monologue, one comic in particular stood out. Austin Smartt is a local trans woman comedian who’s been..."

April 20, 2016 Qmmunity Post by Faye Fearless

FronteraFest: The Place to Start
Hyde Park Theatre and ScriptWorks' annual performance festival keeps giving artists a spot to launch a stage career in Austin
"...entering its 23rd year, has become a tradition in Austin's annual arts calendar. For years, Hyde Park Theatre and..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

Council Divided But Moving on With Bond
$385 million package passes first vote, but nays not quitting
"...Let the horse trading, erm, continue! This morning Austin city council split 4-2 in the first vote to..."

Aug. 15, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW 2010 Kicks Ass, Drops Some Names
SXSW Film announces Opening Night Film Kick-Ass, docs on SNL and Motörhead
"...night film: comic book adaptation Kick-Ass, about a high school wannabe superhero who figures if he dresses the part,..."

Jan. 6, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

A Stitch in Time: Revisiting Stitch V
In lieu of an event, a virtual trip around the online crafting world
"...in the middle of a busy fall, making the discovery that we don't even have the luxury of a..."

Nov. 23, 2008 Design Post by Anne Harris

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...In January 1999, Iraqi elementary schoolteacher Akbal Thyab heard a U.S. cruise missile slam into..."

June 6, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Spells-bound
Seattle's 33 Fainting Spells, which enchanted local audiences with the dance drama The Uninvited in 1997, makes its long-awaited return to Austin.
"...long a wait, 33 Fainting Spells is back in Austin...."

Aug. 2, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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