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Ten Fingers
Denny Freeman's 40-year Austin arc
"...when I decided to write a feature for the Austin Sun called "Fifty Fingers." I'd chosen five local guitarists..."

Dec. 2, 2011 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Beside the Point: Sue Sue Sue-Dio
While City Hall slumbers, the law in its majesty marches on
"...Circuit of the Americas, the F1 racetrack southeast of Austin (the much-debated $25 million state subsidy intended for the..."

July 8, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

A Night at the Opera
Opera for dummies: Name one male tenor
"...was a week away, the final music festival of Austin's yearly marathon, but Saturday night, Oct. 30, settled springlike..."

May 27, 2011 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Any Given Wednesday
One man, 10 years, some seriously sublime weirdness
"...seemingly endless assembly line of bland mediocrities, film-going in Austin remains stalwart in its embrace of the good, the..."

Feb. 18, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Space Invaders on a Shoestring Budget
Monsters is the best monster movie of the millennium (so far)
" but also a road movie/love story starring former Austinite Scoot McNairy alongside his now-wife Whitney Able and a..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

ACL Music Fest Friday Listings
ACL Friday by the blurbs
"...Maines and swings like the Reverend Horton Heat. – Austin Powell Austin Kiddie Limits..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Music Feature

Imagined Mexico
A personal guide to three exhibits on Mexico through one bifurcated perspective
"...a pleasant surprise to me to learn that several Austin art institutions were devoting part of their spaces this..."

April 16, 2010 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

FronteraFest Schedule
"...a work that was commis-sioned by the playwrights organization Austin Script Works. The 2009 Short Fringe runs Jan. 12-Feb...."

Jan. 8, 2010 Arts Feature

Third Time's the Charm
Andrea Ariel keeps going back to the Gyre, diving deeper and finding deeper truths
"...Austin Chronicle: What was the original concept of the piece?..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Do Right Woman
Polly Parsons, only child of Gram Parsons, comes full circle in Austin with the Hickory Wind Ranch, sober living for women
"...showed an early interest in music, forming various high school combos...."

July 31, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Out of the Dustbin, Onto the Web
The Texas Archive of the Moving Image launches a new preservation initiative
"...the Texas Archive of the Moving Image – introduced "Austin, 1911, Capitol Grounds," in which a few horses and..."

Nov. 28, 2008 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Days of Future Past
The history of Salvage Vanguard Theater's unlikely sci-fi success, The Intergalactic Nemesis
"...provided live by Foley artists, has become one of Austin's rare theatrical sensations: a hit with audiences from the..."

July 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

MOJO Recommends
Dickensian sea-shanty-styled troubadour Johnny Flynn
"...former show singer and an ex-pupil of the Pilgrims' School, Winchester, Flynn blames his accentuated sense of old world..."

March 14, 2008 Music Feature

Get Your Goat
A homegrown literary magazine celebrates 20 years of playing Host to Texas and the world
"...The Dirty Goat, the long-running literary journal based in Austin and New York City. From humble roots in 1980s..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Books Feature by Michael Agresta

The Elephant in the Living Room
Spencer Gibb tiptoes atop 54 Seconds
" disc delivers an unexpected punch of beautifully crafted old-school pop with modern trappings, bolstered by the talents of..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Porn Busters!
Investigators run roughshod over rights in hunt for cybersex offenders
"...check and confirmed that Perez's name was on the Austin Energy account for the house on Scenic Brook Drive...."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

July 5-11
"...For more events this week, see Community Listings.FRIDAY, JUNE..."

July 6, 2007 News Feature

What Is Terrorism? (UPDATED)
Why does a media that spends every waking minute hyping the threat of terrorism think the explosives in Austin aren't a big deal?
"...On the repugnant discovery at the Austin Women’s Health Center: Had that bomb..."

April 27, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...Quote of the Week "Congressmen only give their votes..."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Feature

Hey, Hey, Woody Guthrie, I Made You a Film
The AFS Texas Documentary Tour: 'Woody Guthrie: Ain't Got No Home'
"...spent any time around a campfire or on a school-bus trip to anywhere, the words to Guthrie's opus, "This..."

May 5, 2006 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Film News
Bob Hudgins, successor of Tom Copeland at the Texas Film Commission, isn't wasting any time; plus, Andrew Shapter, Lunafest, and more
"...and an experienced locations scout. He worked locations on Austin-shot Michael in 1996 and got to know Copeland. Of..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Inside the Actor's Superego
How Michael Baldwin got here (hint: It involves a showbiz upbringing, Oreo cookies, and shrieking armadas of flying, brain-sucking spheres)
"...ahead of Dreyfuss but behind Chuck. In junior high school, I would receive giant bags of fan mail right..."

July 1, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Film News
Finally, something louder than a whisper for incentives, but it'll take a roar; plus, Bill Plympton, Texas on TV, and Dinesh Potluri
"...kind of incentives are there?'" says Suzanne Quinn of Austin Studios, who has spent the past two years watching..."

Feb. 4, 2005 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

'He's Forked Himself'
Our Full conversation with Louis Dubose about 'The Hammer'
"...Money, and the Rise of the Republican Congress, by Austin authors Lou Dubose and Jan Reid. The book recounts..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

In Search of the Wild Art
'Cracks in the Pavement' leaves art objects in unexpected spaces throughout the city
"...than 100 art objects for specific sites all over Austin – beneath bridges, beside freeways, along sidewalks, up in..."

June 18, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

North Central Blues
APD's new North Central Area Command force is bringing community policing to blighted north central neighborhoods
" right here."Looking for New Tools Last month, when Austin Police Officer James Hellums walked up to survey the..."

May 7, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...three antipodean punkaroonie Kiwi ladies met in "college" (high school to us Yanks), bonded over Patti, Poly Styrene, and..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

On Ondine on Film
The pope and the artist, the hotel and the factory
"...significant number of the small group that started The Austin Chronicle were film graduate students. We had become friends..."

Oct. 17, 2003 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Page Two
Attending the Toronto Film Festival provides some perspective on global perceptions of the United States -- as well as a truly great film experience; the City Council's budget performance is embarrassing, as is Rick Perry's state of vacuous denial.
"...The Austin City Council should be so embarrassed by its pathetic..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Column by Louis Black

Our readers talk back.
"...public health hazard ["Toxic agenda taints Barton report," The Austin Chronicle, Jan. 24]. In advancing this blatantly irresponsible theory,..."

Jan. 31, 2003 Column

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