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Throwing Darts at the Cameo: Why the Beauty Bar Needs a Makeover
The Beauty Bar needs a makeover
"...Once upon a time in 1995 there was a beauty shop on East 14th Street in New York that..."

June 16, 2009 Design Post by Anne Harris

VINYL Beauty Bar Puts a New Spin on the Salon Experience
Rock & roll couple’s dream isn’t just about cutting hair
" of the ceiling. Under a neon sign, a bartender serves specialty cocktails while customers browse through racks of..."

March 2, 2019 Design Post by Alisha McDarris

Luv Doc Recommends: 50th Annual Zilker Summer Musical – Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theater, Thursday, July 10, 2008
"...laid by attending the Zilker Hillside Theatre’s production of Beauty and the Beast. In fact, it’s probably not a..."

July 11, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

Destruction as Beauty
Profile of local alternative band Trail of Dead; explication of their new album Madonna
"...his guitar and begins thwacking away at the whammy bar like Onan reincarnated. A can of Ronsonol¨ lighter fluid..."

Oct. 8, 1999 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Texas Is Reopening, but Local Leaders Are Ready to Bar the Door
At the threshold
"...50% occupancy, and potentially bringing back higher-risk sectors like barber and beauty shops, gyms, and bars and clubs. All..."

May 1, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Stop, Drop, Rock & Roll
Texas Wildfire Relief Fund efforts
"...Sunday's Stop, Drop, Rock & Roll benefit at Red 7/Beauty Bar could almost be a festival itself...."

Sept. 15, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Eastern Rock
Beauty Ballroom and Emo's East are changing the game down by Riverside
"...stone's throw from the Emo's music warehouse, the glitzy Beauty Ballroom opened its doors on a show-by-show basis. This..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Features Feature by Abby Johnston

The Hour Has 22 Minutes
Pop quiz on Canada, with a SXSW 07 musical cheat sheet
"...Black Mountain's Duffy Driedriger, who trends toward the popular bar rock and is no stranger to a Pitchfork promise...."

Feb. 23, 2007 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Planet Funk Meets Planet Punk
Nu beats on famous bleats
"...done, head over to the Here and Now: Austin's Beauty Bar, Mohawk, Whisky Bar, Plush, Gomi, FactoryPeople, or wherever..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Friday Picks & Sleepers
The blurbing of SXSW
"...of Honeybears spent last year bum-rushing the festival circuit, barnstorming Europe, playing late-night talk shows, and shouting their Lost..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

SXSW Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Second night SXSW handicapping
"...9:50pm, Beauty Bar Backyard Nashville, Tenn.'s country-punk powder keg Turbo Fruits..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature

After a Fashion
Even Avatars need a nap now and again.
"...entourage and I then swooped in on Pamela Des Barres' housewarming party for her good friend Jimmy Quills, who..."

May 16, 2008 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

UK Calling
Damon Albarn leads SXSW 07's UK act armada. Again.
"...that comes when chord challenges dischord and shambles birth beauty. SXSW UK 2007: It's a union, Jack. Didn't I..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing SXSW 2010
"...Boundaries makes a perfect souvenir. – Margaret Moser Richard Barone..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

One, Two, Tres, Cuatro
Club turnover has come due – embrace it
"...patrons for whom the lure of leaning on the bar calls like a siren, and I don't mean the..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Music Column by Margaret Moser

Bangers and Mash
France and Germany, allies in the dance dance revolution
"...Herman Dune, Paris,, Friday, 9:30pm, Stephen F's Bar..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Wednesday Sleepers
The 'Chronicle' says see these SXSW acts directly afterwards
"...LP, Frieze, is like a delicate ice sculpture whose beauty must be appreciated from a distance. – Austin PowellShapes..."

March 9, 2007 Music Feature

We Built This City
On rock & roll venues opening up left, right, and especially east
"...Dale Watson as possible, opened last week between Star Bar and Ranch 616 on Nueces Street. North of campus,..."

Feb. 3, 2012 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
The blurbing of SXSW
"...somewhere between Jonathan Richman and the Violent Femmes, Furman's barrage of quirky pleas is matched only by the sincerity..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Handicapping SXSW 09 Wednesday night showcasers
"...9:15pm, Beauty Bar Backyard Imagine Phoenix fronted by Usher. Spawned from..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

Playback: They Only Came To Kick Some Ass
Both Jack Black the actor and Jack Black the rocker rule Austin
" the pink glow of the still partially functional Beauty Bar neon sign, the marquee at 617 E. Seventh..."

July 27, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

How the West Was Won
"...The Gorillaz are extinct, and with barely a Queen, good, bad, or indifferent, in site (wither..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Canada gets bigger
"...Jill Barber: More singer-songwriter than Americana strummer, Barber is a vocalist..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Express yourself and ya booty with so much bounce, it'll make ya flounce
"...– high up in one of the few top-floor bars in town. Bring your cards, your swag, your swagger,..."

July 20, 2012 Column

International Bands
Around the world in one-liners
"...MRK1 (Wed., 11:15pm, Barcelona)..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Off the Record
Red River rolls out the red carpet with bottle service at Beauty Bar, the Jungle Rockers get down on the Bo Diddley beat, and the Kadane brothers return to Austin
"...The aura of hipster elitism emitted by the Beauty Bar is about to get thicker. The trendy chain..."

June 20, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Friday Picks
"...harmonica on one of his records") to the best barbecue in Lockhart ("Kreuz Market"). His casual demeanor carries over..."

March 14, 2008 Music Feature

The B-Side
As the ACL Music Fest looms, at least one venue on Red River hopes to be ready for the overflow. The Las Vegas Emo's won't quite be ready by then, however.
"...What Happens in Vegas ... Your friendly, neighborhood bar is stepping out. Owner Frank Hendrix (pictured), with help..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Music Column by Darcie Stevens

Playback: Holy Mountain Closing Oct. 1
Holy Mountain falls prey to skyrocketing rents Downtown
"...2012 in the revamped shell of erstwhile hipster chain Beauty Bar. Under the ownership of Taylor and Jared Cannon,..."

June 26, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Red River's Demise Greatly Exaggerated
Red River venues re-entrench and Panchanga Fest once again settles comfortably into Fiesta Gardens
" to a marketing headquarters for Sony, and the Beauty Bar closed next door. Venues cropping up quickly on..."

May 11, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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