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Brain Busters
Adam Savage on the human capacity for knowledge
"...series of suppositions at once. As co-host of the Discovery Channel's MythBust­ers, he's acutely aware of the human race's..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Narrative Reviews
"...American Southwest together, paving their own path toward friendship, self-discovery, and a new definition of family. The wide open..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Screens Feature

Scene of the Crime
Revisiting the yogurt shop murders: A cold case reconsideration of the 1991 crime points away from the prosecution's assumptions and conclusions
"...looking that they couldn't identify the male donor; since discovery of the DNA, prosecutors and police had tested more..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Cultural Arts Division
Learn from the city how public art happens and how the downturn is affecting local creatives
"...First up, hear how Austin's creative sector is coping with the latest downturn in..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

2001 Kids' Summer Fun Guide
"...both two-week and four-week schedules. Ages: 5-12. 343-0087 or"

May 4, 2001 Features Feature

Give Him Enough Rope
John Walch's new plays -- the monologue The Circumference of a Squirrel and the epic The Dinosaur Within -- are inextricably linked: In their ambitious scope, in their genesis, and in the amount of national attention they're generating for this award-winning Austin playwright.
"...the sand. It was, as he describes the tequila-amplified discovery, "going right to something we didn't know." So, perfectly..."

April 20, 2001 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Aliens, Martian Colonies, and Dwarves
1997 Hugo Nominees Reviewed
"...This year was especially tasty, and contained a strong Austin contingent, fitting since the award is voted on and..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Books Feature

Changes at UT’s Fine Arts Library Cause a Rift in the College of Fine Arts
Showdown on the fifth floor
"...contents – a space of silence, study, and individual discovery. On the other, a hive of classrooms with computers,..."

March 30, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Wes Anderson Brings Isle of Dogs to SXSW
Plus Midnighters bring the gore, and Alita party
"...They're not the only directors with Austin roots in today's massive lineup drop: PJ Raval has..."

Feb. 7, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Unleashes Massive Film List
High-concept horror A Quiet Place to open fest
" Daryl Hannah, Kate McKinnon to John Cena, plus Austin talents like the Zellner brothers, Ethan Hawke, Andrew Bujalski,..."

Jan. 31, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Full Circle
Ali to his friends, Shakey Graves to the world
"...constitutes a major plot twist, it's one the native Austinite wrote himself...."

Sept. 26, 2014 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Friggin' Genius
SXSW Film announces feature film lineup
"...SXSW Film has always been up with comedy, and..."

Feb. 4, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Sundance Announces Shorts Program
Texans get the nod
" for the Chronicle's August interview with Grappell.) And Austinite Elizabeth Mims produced "Thompson" (directed by her CAL Arts..."

Dec. 8, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Home Improvement
Live Oak Theatre and the Overhaul of the State
"...helpers -- better known in these parts as the Austin City Council -- but on September 25, they proved..."

Dec. 19, 1997 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

New Adventures in Old-Fi
Unearthing the Memphis Goons
"...High school Goons 1969 At first, it's impossible to resist calling..."

March 28, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

A Whole Lotta Lava Going On
Winter/Spring Movie Sneaks
" place like home in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion. But the ultimate (and literal) heavy-hitters award has..."

Feb. 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

LipSchtick Traces
When Cindy Wood scores the big laughs at Esther's Follies, she's channeling comedy's funniest femmes
"...Follies' female performers – is comedy from the old school...."

April 4, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dale Dougherty: Hacking the Physical World
If you can "mod software," you can mod the real world
"...Austin Chronicle: What was the original idea behind Make?..."

March 1, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Angst Is Their Co-Pilot
'Only the Young' charts the agony and ecstasy of a certain age
"...It's something Elizabeth Mims noticed while going to film school at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia,..."

Feb. 22, 2013 Screens Feature by Leah Churner

Aural History
Jeff Lofton, son of an Army drill instructor, sure doesn’t play trumpet like one – or does he?
"...Lofton's tightly woven post-bop, disciplined but spirited. Last fall's Austin debut, Jazz to the People, his second CD, braised..."

Feb. 12, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

10 in Focus
"...SXSW in 1996 with Wildwood, New Jersey, returns to Austin for the world premiere of her latest documentary, Alma...."

March 13, 1998 Screens Feature

Nobody Can't Beat Him
"...might challenge Eric Mitchell for Place 6 on the Austin City Council ["Piece of Cake," Vol. 16, No. 23],..."

Feb. 14, 1997 Column

SXSW Film Gets Latest Apatow, Snowpiercer Premiere
Huge lineup includes new docs on St. Vincent, Ozzy, Zappa
"...dangerous scrap metal crew. Cast: Jessica Barden, Gus Halper, Austin Amelio, Grace Kaiser, Pamela Adlon, Becky Ann Baker (World..."

Jan. 15, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Announces Features Lineup
Competitive narratives and docs unveiled, plus more
"...After January's sneak peek of a half-dozen titles, SXSW..."

Feb. 2, 2016 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite Burn in Hell
String sorcerer went to my college?
"...Austin Chronicle: You’re calling me and traveling to a gig...."

Sept. 10, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Luv Doc Recommends: Lebowski Fest
Stubb's, Friday, October 9, 2009
"...nearly a generation since Rick Linklater's seminal film established Austin as the center of the slacker universe, a lazy..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

On The Lege
Big Tobacco, poor smokers gain temporary reprieve, and other tax politics news
"...until June 1 to come up with a new school funding plan that, for now, doesn't actually provide schools..."

April 28, 2006 News Column by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...that reflects the city that we're in. Coming to Austin, we'll want to have a sense of Austin as..."

Dec. 31, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Toronto International Film Festival
A first-timer's diary
"...of the breathtaking world-cinema selection. Which doesn't mention the Discovery series, the innovative Visions celebration or the Masters tribute..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Chapter 4: The Nineties!
March 1991 -- December 2000
"...Austin: The recovery blossoms into the second boom. The first..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature

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