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Once I Was a Beehive
Pleasant summer-camp film checks its religious ideology at the tent
"...the case with the Mormon-tinged Once I Was a Beehive, a sweet summer-camp film and coming-of-age story that is..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Duchess
Keira Knightley stars as the titular Duchess, a legendary wit and arbiter of taste, but the film is a curiously inert: a whole lot of pomp and incircumstance.
"...under the weight of society’s strictures and a prototype beehive, she cuts a far less impressive figure (fashion-plate accessories..."

Oct. 10, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Luc Besson's latest is a kaleidoscopic mess
"...including the titular metropolis of Alpha, a dense intergalactic beehive of manifold species whose harmonious co-existence is purportedly threatened..."

July 21, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

An American Rhapsody
"...Levittown: folding-box phonographs, pickup-sticks, bundt cakes, welcome wagons, and beehive hairdos run amok, all set to Elvis and other..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Saving the Church Bees
An estimated 1 million bees removed from church wall
"...Bee Rescue was set to remove an old, giant beehive from Salem Lutheran Church because of a necessary construction..."

Sept. 23, 2015 News Post by Jessi Cape

Age of Aquarius
With a new production of the "American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" Hair, director Dave Steakley caps 10 years of making the Zachary Scott Theatre Center rock -- and so much more.
"...drove his point home. With a little revue called Beehive, Steakley took a smattering of 1960s chart-toppers by girl..."

July 12, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dave's Decade
You'd be hard pressed to find a local director who has worked as hard for as long as Dave Steakley, and this list shows why.
"...Beehive (Payne Awards: Outstanding Musical; Director, Musical; Choreography; Critics Table..."

July 12, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Spirit of the Beehive
"They felt the film was ... simply unendurable. That no one would go see it."
"...The Spirit of the Beehive..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Screens Review by Raoul Hernandez

Vespaio Is Still Buzzin' After All These Years
SoCo mainstay celebrates 15th anniversary tonight
"...Italian word for wasp's nest that's also slang for beehive.” The accidental revelation of the beehive provided a unique..."

Oct. 2, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Beasts of the Southern Wild
Living an almost feral existence on a wild, low-lying area of the Louisiana coast known as the Bathtub, young Hushpuppy narrates her own vivid life story.
"...since Victor Erice's 1973 film The Spirit of the Beehive has there been such a dreamily accurate depiction of..."

July 13, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Guide to Austin's Musical Theatre Scene
"...Musical) to shows based in pop, rock, and soul (Beehive, Buddy!, Forever Plaid, Love, Janis). Following the arrival of..."

Aug. 1, 1997 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips: Caddo Mounds Historic Site, Alto
New grass house shows how the old ways provided shelter
"...Historic Site outside of Alto is sporting a new beehive hairdo. Actually, it is a two-story, conical-shaped grass house..."

March 10, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Big Head Todd & the Monsters
"...Big Head Todd & the MonstersBlack Beehive (Shout! Factory)..."

April 11, 2014 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

'The Santaland Diaries': Zach's New Home for the Holidays
When it has three popular shows and only two theatres to run them in, what does Zach do? Turn the old bicycle shop next door into Santaland.
"...which Zach Artistic Director Dave Steakley spun off from Beehive, one of the most successful shows in Zach history..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Rockin' Christmas Party
The cast of Zachary Scott Theatre Center's annual Rockin' Christmas Party delivers like crazy for over two hours, but this year's edition feels under-rehearsed and is uncomfortably loud.
"...and this annual holiday fete featuring the cast of Beehive...."

Dec. 19, 2003 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Search Through the Skies
The new musical Jouét represents a journey not only for the title character, a pop star in search of a home, but one for Austin composer Allen Robertson and for the city's Zachary Scott Theatre Center, which is producing its first original musical.
"...string of contemporary musicals, from the pioneering pop revue Beehive and its successors Forever Plaid and The Taffetas to..."

April 6, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

`Tis the Season...
When Zachary Scott Theatre Center Flies With Angels
"...along the road. So Zach went, slowly, deliberately, from Beehive to Buddy! to Once on This Island to Forever..."

June 27, 1997 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

After a Fashion
Bachelorette parties in gay bars: Sure. Why wouldn't we want to celebrate your wedding?
"...a fond farewell to Zach Theatre's longest running show, Beehive. A tribute to the hairstyle and the glamorous, dangerous..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Playwright Dan Dietz gets his second play staged at the Humana Festival in Louisville, Johnson / Long Dance Company heads to Hamburg, and Zach shuffles its season
"...with a Carole King tribute (Feb. 6-7), cabarets by Beehive diva Judy Arnold (Feb. 14-15), pop standards standardbearer Mady..."

Jan. 23, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera's new artistic director receives raves for his conducting at Seattle Opera, Beehive diva Judy Arnold takes ill, and Chronicle Arts writer Barry Pineo gets a publishing deal for his book on acting.
"...Get well wishes to Beehive diva Judy Arnold, who's recuperating from emergency surgery. Arnold..."

Oct. 24, 2003 Arts Column by Robert Faires

"...convincing his blind father that the pool is a beehive of activity. His brother wants the old man to..."

March 1, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Who Wants to Be a Theatre Geek?
A quiz to find out who knows what about theatre in Austin.
"...Zach shows holds the record for longest-running production? a. Beehive b. Shear Madness c. Dreamgirls d. Sylvia..."

Dec. 1, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Get Your Say on Palmer
"...members from the Zachary Scott Theatre Center production of Beehive, the Gilbert & Sullivan Society production of Patience, and..."

June 11, 1999 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Plays in Our Stocking
A Few Dramas We Want St. Nick to Give Austin Theatre
"...Steakley, who loves pop music, staging the pop revue Beehive. Austinites turn out in droves for it, and we..."

Dec. 20, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Girl Crazy
Austin Women Taking Center Stage
"...featuring all-female ensembles (Torque, The Cow Pattys, Alabama Rain, Beehive, and lovve/rituals and rage), women flying solo (Anne Sexton:..."

May 12, 1995 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tanya Tucker Christens Lucktoberfest with Intimate Country Revue
Providing goose bumps for the new fest’s idyllic bubble
"...on Halloween weekend. An hour outside of this urban beehive, the Deadwood of our hip collective dreams vibed and..."

Oct. 30, 2022 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Qmmunity: A Real Scream
Brigitte Bandit envisions an Elvira movie marathon as a drag show. Plus: What's your favorite scary movie?
"..."mystical election rituals"), Brigitte Bandit dons the iconic black beehive and high-cut gown to host Elvira's Movie Macabre Drag..."

Oct. 21, 2022 Column by James Scott

Faster Than Sound: Every Artist From Pitchfork Festival Headed to Austin This Year
My trip to Chicago is your summer-to-fall ticket-shopping opportunity
"...meant to listen to Philadelphia band Spirit of the Beehive upon a friend's recommendation and even had their local..."

July 22, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Your Field Guide to the 101 Essential Acts at SXSW
Scroll eternal through the best and buzziest artists at the fest
"...New Zealand-based singer has boots made for walking, a beehive hairdo fit for a Sixties girl group, and a..."

March 11, 2022 Music Feature by The Chronicle Music Staff

The Luv Doc: The Millennial Sip
A message from one of Bill Gates' roughly 1.18 billion involuntary stenographers
"...all, the Luv Doc's brain alone is a goddamn beehive of disjointed, half-cocked, factually specious, and often outright erroneous..."

Aug. 13, 2021 Column by The Luv Doc

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