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What to Expect From Game On Austin
A clickable guide to the participating studios and their games
"...Contemplating going to the Game On Austin event sponsored by SXSW Gaming and The Austin Chronicle,..."

Oct. 18, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Austin Musicians of Color Talk About the Pandemic's Outsized Impact on Their Communities
COVID-19 extends into all realities of Austin's pervasive inequality
"...lens, the coronavirus epidemic extends into all realities of Austin's pervasive inequality, from economic distress to broad health and..."

June 19, 2020 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Le Bleu Perfects the Vietnamese-Austin Mash-Up
This North Austin bánh mì shop keeps the focus on flavor
"...Bleu's origin story involves a food trailer. Lucky for Austin though, chef and owner Tebi Nguyen didn't close the..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

The Good Eye: Summer Camp
Notes on QueerBomb's profusion of glitter and camp
"...that partied and paraded and camped its way through Austin last weekend, might have convinced her otherwise. Style was,..."

June 20, 2014 Column by Amy Gentry

The Contemporary Austin Feeds Your Head at Home
All the art in the Jones Center and at Laguna Gloria is yours for the viewing on the museum's new website
"...You ever visit the Contemporary Austin's exhibitions in that Jones Center building Downtown? All those..."

May 15, 2020 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

From Austin to Neptune
Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas on the rise of his career-making cult favorite
"...has had it too damn easy. The ambitious will search for parallels to their own lives, anything to hang..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Point Austin: The Tree in the Way
Commission decision could lead to changes in tree ordinance
"...politics, but the city's Heritage Tree Ordinance, which took years to craft and won unanimous City Coun­cil approval last..."

Oct. 21, 2011 News Column by Amy Smith

From Navy Veteran to L.A. Motorcyclist to Austin Food Forest Guy
Neil Brosig starts a YouTube Channel, joins forces with Apis
"...actually – he was in the Navy for "five years, two months, and 27 days," he explained. "When I..."

April 17, 2020 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Austin Playhouse's Monroe
In Lisa B. Thompson's tender drama, young African-Americans work out where they belong in the world
"...Lisa B. Thompson's Monroe, given its world premiere by Austin Playhouse, we see Kriston Woodreaux as Clyde James step..."

Sept. 21, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Austin Opera Takes Aim at the Election With Its Adaptation of The Manchurian Candidate
Composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell shoot to thrill in their opera based on Richard Condon's Cold War classic
"...In this most unconventional of election years, why not have an unconventional opera, one that speaks..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Good Eye: Happy Thankswishing! Here's Your Jardigan.
You can't fit these wishes in a jar
"...Thanksgiving behind us, we've officially entered that time of year when the word "stuffing" assumes a ritual importance in..."

Dec. 5, 2014 Column by Amy Gentry

TV Eye
What to do when the writers' strike shuts down your favorite shows
"...DVD sales as well as compensation for work that appears online. As of Sunday night, the WGA was asked..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

The Sights and Sounds of Art in Sync
Ron Mann's jazz avant-garde exploration Imagine the Sound provides the perfect counterpoint to Austin Eye+Ear (which will screen Mann's film this Sunday in an E+E benefit): Both are bent on the blurring of artistic lines.
" contemporaries a particularly apt screening choice for the Austin Eye+Ear benefit at the Texas Union Theatre on May..."

May 3, 2002 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

Cinematexas 2002 Schedule
"...Everything Pass ($50/general; $40/student) includes admission to Austin Eye+Ear events, all film screenings, parties, receptions, Parallax View,..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Screens Feature

Flicking the Switch
An interview with New York playwright and director Richard Maxwell, who has developed a following for his work featuring painstakingly realistic language rendered onstage by actors who move, speak, and sing seemingly without expression.
"...he also composes original music. Over the last several years, this New York City theatre artist has developed a..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Arts Feature by Steve Moore

Cinematexas 8 Schedule
Go see Cinematexas!
"...8pm Austin Eye + Ear: Kaffe Matthews & John Butcher..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Screens Feature

Cinematexas 2002 International Short Film Festival
The ins and outs of the Cinematexas 2002 International Short Film Festival
"...directors thank German filmmaker Werner Herzog (in attendance this year) for "joining our little uprising." In an interview with..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Our readers talk back.
"...Michael King's report on the Sept. 10 public hearing ["In Search of Intelligent Life at the SBOE," Sept...."

Sept. 26, 2003 Column

Support More Adventurous Music
"...Michael Chamy for helping to promote last weekend's wonderful Austin Eye + Ear series of the Cinematexas festival ["Music..."

Sept. 22, 2003 Postmarks

Long Stories Short
The Cinematexas INternational Short Film Festival
"...7pm [UT Student Competition, Program 5] The Eyes of Texas (Are Upon You)..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Screens Feature

Imagine the Sound
"...filmed this profile of four jazz avant-gardists in the early Eighties. Included are performances by Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp,..."

April 30, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The National Endowment for the Arts puts federal grants in the stockings of nine Austin arts organizations, and Ben Bentzin takes leave of Arts Center Stage.
"...Nine Austin arts organizations got something nice in their stockings last..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Short Cuts
"...are in September, which means it's time to start gearing up for festival season once again. First out of..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

International Short Film and Video Festival Schedule
"...Now in its fifth year, the Cinematexas International Short Film and Video Festival continues..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Screens Feature

The Long and the Short of It
The expansive Cinematexas short film festival
"...10pm Eye+Ear [Mercury]..."

Sept. 14, 2001 Screens Feature

Cinematexas 9
Cinematexas International Short Film Festival 9, Sept. 22-26
"...artists whom Cinematexas advocates, encourages, and invites down to Austin for a handful of action-packed days in September are..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Expanding Cinema
An interview with premier avant-garde filmmaker and musician Michael Snow.
" more perfect to inaugurate "Expanding Cinema" -- the Austin Film Society's avant-garde film and video survey which kicks..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Screens Feature by Athina Rachel Tsangari

Angels Sing
This sugarcoated Christmas tale is an Austin-born and -bred affair.
"...Based on the book by Austin writer/philanthropist Turk Pipkin and produced by Austin’s Elizabeth Avellán..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Movie Review by Amy Smith

TV News Revealed
K-EYE's Smoke and Mirrors Approach
"...K-EYE delivers autographed Terri Chappell photos, but not hard news...."

May 2, 1997 News Column by Lee Nichols

Leading off the new year with good news: an arts success story from the Paradox Players and grants for Austin artists from the NEA.
"...New Year's Cleanups..."

Jan. 9, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

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