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Poetry in Emotion
Katherine Catmull never intended to pursue a career in acting. In fact, she seriously avoided it for as long as she could, choosing instead to earn her degree in English literature. Why is revealed in this profile of one of Austin's most sophisticated and literate performers.
"...an adult woman -- with a different kind of beauty, a beauty of loss and wonder. In her mind,..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Passengers
Bound for a distant planet, two persons awake prematurely
"...amenities of this galactic cruise ship, including a sushi bar, basketball court, and next-level infinity pool with a bird’s-eye..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Playback: 2013 – That's a Wrap
Twelve months of boom recapped
"...and will reopen its doors soon. Eastside hopeful Frontier Bar never quite found its footing in two years on..."

Dec. 27, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Crawl No. 2
Shangri-La, Violet Crown, Rio Rita's, the Brixton, Liberty, the White Horse
"...an exciting preview of what to expect in the bar scene when I return...."

Aug. 10, 2012 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

The Queen of Versailles
How does 90,000 square feet sound?
"...with his third wife, Jackie, a Chicken McNugget-munching former beauty-pageant queen 30 years his junior, David is building a..."

Aug. 3, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Gay Place: CHICKENSHIT
"...That new East Texas soul food trailer next to Beauty Ballroom on Riverside? Totes allies. Good people. In response..."

Aug. 3, 2012 Column by Kate X Messer

SXSW 2012 Film Lineup Announced
'21 Jump Street' selected as Centerpiece Film
"...nine-day film festival and conference. Selections for the Midnights sidebar and the Shorts programs will be announced Feb. 8...."

Feb. 1, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

P2
Horror overtakes a woman on level P2 of a parking garage, and the film's suspense plays on our collective unease with being alone, at night, surrounded by concrete and rebar.
"...heartbreakingly genuine. Perkins' performance in that film set the psycho-bar impossibly high. For more than four decades, the horror..."

Nov. 16, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Thursday
"...MISS PAMELA DES BARRES7:30pm, Whisky Bar Talk about your renaissance woman! The ever-charming..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

Day Trips
Bask in the bluebonnets' beauty on your way to some delicious barbecue
"...Bluebonnets and barbecue make springtime in Texas special. The annual show of..."

April 23, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The ARA Faces the Music
For the Austin Revitalization Authority, Eastside renewal proves to be a long, slow dance
"...yellow ribbon strung neatly across the entry to Minnie's Beauty Salon...."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Around the World ...
In 28 ethnic markets: where to shop when you want to live locally and eat globally
"...vegetables, ice creams, etc.) and a full row of health-and-beauty aids and kitchen geegaws. A fun place to cruise,..."

Feb. 28, 2003 Food Feature by Mick Vann

100% Texan
Kevin Fowler is among the brightest of the Young Texas rising stars.
"...The bar inside the Coupland Dance Hall & Tavern is a..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Warning! Nudity!
Austinites love to shed their clothes, and a number of them do it onstage -- what's up with that? Some of the city's most nakedness-prone actors, performance artists, and directors expose their reasons to arts writer Ada Calhoun.
"...Miller is probably Everyman -- the person for whom baring it all in front of a crowd of strangers..."

April 14, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

Under-Stated
"...as flat as a tabletop, much of which was barren of trees and sodden -- paddies for the farming..."

July 2, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Bear Truth
Council Meetings Ain't Nothin' Like Alaska
"...I can figger is holdin' the meetins at a bar and spendin' the grub budget on whiskey. Texas Legislature..."

Dec. 5, 1997 News Column by Alex de Marban

The "Yuppie Chow" Market
Austin's Grocery Stores Duke It Out
"...looking for beautiful food, New Age sensitivity, and juice bars...."

July 28, 1995 News Feature by Amy Smith

Food-o-File: Weekend Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...the California wine country while they "still have youth, beauty, and muscle" on their side, according to the newsletter..."

Aug. 29, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

SXSW Wednesday Picks and Sleepers
"...says this creek keeps rising. – Greg Beets NIK BARTSCH/SHA..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature

Wednesday Sleepers
SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...rough edges to burn. – Christopher GrayAMERICAN VODKA8pm, Blender Bar Balcony @ the Ritz Joining forces last year through..."

March 11, 2005 Music Feature

Writes of Winter
"...The KGB Bar Reader edited by Ken Foster William Morrow & Co.,..."

Feb. 5, 1999 Books Review

Portrait of the Artist as a Road Comic
Long Drives, Low Pay, and Drunks -- What a Life!
"...of miles for a 30-minute chance to make a barroom full of drunken strangers laugh. You get a place..."

March 28, 1997 Arts Feature by J. C. Shakespeare

Fat-Washed Cocktails Make a Comeback
Your next drink might involve foie gras and a centrifuge
"...with fistfuls of lard. Thankfully, it's not a bizarre beauty trend (good riddance, brow crowns) but rather an age-old..."

June 1, 2018 Food Feature by Adrienne Whitehorse

Alejandro Escovedo Grinds Axes at ACL
Austin escapee kicks out the jams in his fifth taping for PBS
"...captain’s 11th studio LP, begins on vinyl at Seventies bar anthem “Heartbeat Smile” and so too did his fifth..."

Dec. 1, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Wednesday night SXSW blurbs
"...10pm, Clive Bar Lee Fields doesn't garner as many headlines as Sharon..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

Gay Place: Fall Y'all
The autumnal queerquinox is upon us.
"...LGBT BAR HAPPY HOUR Meet the bar at the bar (and..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Column by Kate X Messer

What's Old Is New
On Margaret Moser's bedside books, older is better
"...Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, 1955 The Crofter & The Laird..."

July 28, 2011 Books Post by Margaret Moser

SXSW Film: The Whole Enchilada
Red-hot and really long list of all the titles to date
"...Director & Writer: Robbie Pickering When a dutiful, albeit barren, housewife discovers that her ailing husband has an illegitimate..."

Feb. 2, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Making of an Endorsement
"...The only reason to bar subsidies SPECIFICALLY for retail is to prevent subsidized competition..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Letters @ 3AM
On this drive, the universe condensed into one word: invitation.
"...bedrooms. A huge living room with an intricately carved bar (Dave explains its different woods and why no one..."

June 23, 2006 Column by Michael Ventura

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