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The First-Ever Austin Women in Jazz Festival and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Plus visiting acts from Burna Boy to Mike Dimes and Dro Kenji
"...BPM for high-energy DJ sets. Equally entranced by melodic badlands as abundant technoland layers of shakes, scratches, and ticks,..."

Nov. 17, 2023 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Molly Burch, Arooj Aftab, and Mobley lead our recommended shows
"...ship, Grupo Fantasma – mostly pulled here from the badlands of millennial Laredo – align with the guitarist's Boleros..."

Sept. 29, 2023 Music Column by Laiken Neumann

Drag Show Die Felicia Crawls Back in the Coffin
Wear black as Louisianna Purchase closes the crypt on the horror-themed show
"...a goth horror drag show, staged at the now-defunct Badlands lounge, by former pro-wrestler Zane Zena and drag performer..."

Aug. 25, 2023 Arts Feature by James Scott

On the Nightshift: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Keep Running
At Moody "with the white-hot light of the oncoming train”
"...the Night” “She’s the One” “Wrecking Ball” “The Rising” “Badlands” “Thunder Road” ENCORE “Cadillac Ranch” “Born to Run” “Rosalita..."

Feb. 17, 2023 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Bones and All
Chalamet and Russell glisten with blood and love in this cannibal road trip
"...hit the road like the hunted, gun-crazy lovers in Badlands, Thieves Like Us, and, well, Gun Crazy...."

Nov. 18, 2022 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Story of America's itinerant population wanders too much
"...natural landscape. (The movie was filmed in Nevada, the Badlands, California, and Arizona.) For the first hour, this episodic..."

Feb. 19, 2021 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austin Hip-Hop Pioneer Tee Double Perseveres
Holding the vision through institutional racism, isolation, and a double transplant
"...Austin's first major-label rap artist, who released 1994's The Badlands through Pendu­lum/EMI. In an interview that same year with..."

Feb. 12, 2021 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re playing
"...genre's classic timelessness rather than ticking off signposts of badlands futurism. These 13 hot August tracks finally count as..."

July 31, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Explore the Natural Beauty of Texas at These Four State Parks
The best outdoor destinations near Austin are just a road trip away
"...a weeklong getaway, encompassing every landscape and habitat from badlands to coastal marshes. (Apologies to West Texas, you're just..."

May 17, 2019 Features Feature by Beth Sullivan

ATX Film News
Bill Hicks, vampires, and slime
"...a performer's legacy. The New York Times reports that Badlands director Terrence Malick will serve as executive director on..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Six New Shows to Distract Yourself With This Year
Your 2018 TV preview
"...of age while on the run. Think Terrence Malick’s Badlands but with a peppier soundtrack and clever gallows humor...."

Jan. 27, 2018 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

The Boleys Put an Acid-Punk Spin on the Family Bands of the Sixties
Ethan, Emma & Jovian Boley do the punk rock
"...found an audience via punk bills at Bull McCabe's, Badlands, and Punk Rock Olympics...."

Jan. 19, 2018 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup
See the whole schedule and get some tickets to escape the heat
"...Throw in Terrence Malick's Badlands, and that quartet makes up Star Crossed Lovers, just..."

May 16, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fact and Fiction Merge in Flesh and Blood
Mark Webber reflects on the man he's become
"...just been paroled back to Philadelphia, specifically the rough Badlands neighborhood that Webber grew up in. The character now..."

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

My Obsession: Bob Byington Dials in to the 555
Austin filmmaker shares his love for new sketch comedy series
"...the Seventies, and he cited Austin's own Terrence Malick (Badlands and Days of Heaven) for two, with Robert Altman's..."

Feb. 17, 2017 Screens Column by Bob Byington

SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
Buzz Aldrin, Kesha, Cory Booker, Cecile Richards, and more
"...Company: Digital Apes / Designer: Gergely Regula Into the Badlands / Company: Huge Designs / Designers: Paul McDonnell, Hugo..."

Feb. 7, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Terry Allen’s Manifest Monographs
Lubbock don stages a vintage show for the ages
"...45-minute set just as it sets in motion the Badlands-meets-True Stories tumult of Juarez, poetry masquerading as zen horse..."

Jan. 16, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: Biggest Austin Music Stories of 2016
Looking back on the biggest Music news headlines of the year
"...Badlands, a 12th and Chicon venue/hot dog joint catering almost..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Terrence Malick Tackles the Universe in His Latest Film
Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience investigates the mystery of the cosmos
"...From the magic-hour glow seen in his early films Badlands and Days of Heaven, to the trampled blades of..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fantastic Fest Review: The Bad Batch
Ana Lily Amirpour gets post-apocalyptic with her second feature
"...society. There’s nothing but West Texas desert and dry badlands as far as her eye can see. She walks..."

Sept. 27, 2016 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rio Rita Moves to Badlands
Was Chicon venue pushed, or did they jump?
"...shift sees the owners of two well-loved venues – Badlands and Rio Rita – exchanging fire via Facebook...."

Sept. 16, 2016 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Gay Place
Cyndi Lauper and aGLIFF just wanna have fun
"...Black will be your co-captains. Thu., Sept. 8, 10pm. Badlands, 1203 Chicon, 512/999-1917. Free...."

Sept. 9, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place
Post-Pride Week parties aplenty
"...Black will be your co-captains. Thu., Sept. 8, 10pm. Badlands, 1203 Chicon, 512/999-1917. Free...."

Sept. 2, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

10 Freaks and Geeks to Redefine Austin Music
Local passion projects with singular visions
"...six years (long at Chain Drive and now at Badlands), elaborate box heads conceal the performers and sometimes even..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Gay Place
Summer is the best time to get outside and play like a kid
"...and up are always welcome. Fri., July 29, 10pm. Badlands, 1203 Chicon, 512/999-1917. $5...."

July 29, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Playback: The Return of the Austin Smoking Ban
A decade after the initial smoking ban, local health group hopes to stomp out smoking patios
"...Lounge, Flamingo Cantina, Spider House Ballroom, Strange Brew, Beerland, Badlands, Swan Dive, Radio Coffee & Beer, Dozen Street, and..."

July 22, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Day Trips: Bisti Badlands, New Mexico
Unusual rock formations in an ancient river delta
"...The Bisti Badlands in northwestern New Mexico look like another planet. Sandstone-capped..."

June 24, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Gay Place
A year of Marriage Equality symbolizes how far we've come, while Orlando shows us how much further we have to go
"...Fil-Atio. 18 and up welcome. Fri., June 24, 10pm. Badlands, 1203 Chicon, 512/999-1917. $3...."

June 24, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place
What an excellent day for an exorcism
"...and trivia. 18 and up welcome. Sat., May 21, 10pm. Badlands, 1203 Chicon. $3...."

May 20, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place
It's been a couple of big weeks for the pair behind Austin's beloved GayBiGayGay
"...rockin' out and sellin' merch. Fri., May 6, 9pm. Badlands, 1203 Chicon. $5."

May 6, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

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