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FF2012: Why 'The Collection' is All About Character
Marcus Dunstan brings the mask back for Fantastic Fest
"...Horror fans loved 2009 slasher pic The Collector, but it didn't set the box office ablaze...."

Sept. 23, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A New Era for the Austin Music Awards
Voting process expands as show moves to February and off SXSW
"...Mark your calendars, because for the first time in decades, the Austin Music Awards no..."

Sept. 25, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Boom Boom... Out Go the Lights
Charles Whitman in the UT Tower
"...illustration by Roy Tompkins Imagine: It's a sunny Monday, the first of August, 1966 -- and there you are,..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Books Feature by Tom Aiken

Taking the World Stage
How more theatre made Here is getting Out There and what that means
"...Exhibit A: An Austin-born theatre piece wows audiences from Galway, Ireland, to Seattle, snags..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Focus on Areas of Pervasive Criminal Activity
"...Regarding a “no solicitation” ordinance, please allow me to offer some insight as someone who is a homeowner in..."

Oct. 13, 2007 Postmarks

Getting to the Truth of Teen Life in The Edge of Seventeen
Producer James L. Brooks and director Kelly Fremon Craig talk about their acclaimed teen dramedy
"...sure can pick 'em – newbie filmmakers, that is. The multi-Emmy and Oscar-winning creator of such classic TV as..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Cutup
Sandra Adair's rhythm method
"...As Sandra Adair settles into her office at Detour Filmproduction, a double-wide nestled in the Austin..."

May 13, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Fantastic Fest Wave 2: The Martian, The Witch, and More
New Ridley Scott flick, plus dozens more added to fest
"...2015 is less than a month away, and today the festival announced some of its biggest titles ever, with..."

Aug. 26, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Life and Death of Schools
Educational warrior Diane Ravitch takes on the "school reform" movement
"...On the subject of public education, Diane Ravitch may be America's..."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Running the Funny
Club manager Margie Coyle has kept the laughter going for 20 years
"...Coyle, hair framing her face in a tangled hemisphere of loose brown curls, walks into Austin's Cap City Comedy..."

July 10, 2009 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Local Politics of Climate Protection
Q&A with Will Wynn on his efforts to fight global warming
"...Mayor Will Wynn launched the Austin Climate Protection Plan. We visited with him recently..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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.
"...and as he guides his RAV 4 away from the curb, he punches a button on the CD player...."

April 6, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Texas Book Festival 2018: The Full List
Lineup includes Cecile Richards, Julián Castro, + 280 more
"...not in a meteorological sense but a literary one. The Texas Book Festival has released the full list of..."

Aug. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Only the Beginning
Wednesday Night SXSW "Sleepers"
"...Last year, as the Austin Music Awards were kicking off South by Southwest..."

March 13, 1998 Music Feature

End of an Arts Era
The most prosperous period in Austin's cultural history came to a painful close in 2003.
"...If a history of the Austin arts scene is ever written, 2003 will..."

Jan. 2, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Where Have All the Good Times Gone?
Ray Davies' SXSW Keynote Address
"...Ray Davies Keynote AddressAustin Convention Center, Thursday 15 After the Grammy moment where the Price Waterhouse straight man made..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature by Mindy LaBernz

DVDanger: The Evil That Men Do
Nothing Bad Can Happen, and other meditations on darkness
"...This is a battle, between the pettiness of malice and the naivete of faith. Tore..."

Oct. 14, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

South By Street Closures
Yep, Downtown's pretty f'd, sez city
"...If you're anywhere in vicinity of the South by Southwest events popping off, you're altogether..."

March 12, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Get Visionary With Me Here
We are no longer pioneers of the digital age. We're miners.
" Southwest Interactive in my day, but this is the first time I've attended one from out of town...."

March 4, 2005 Screens Feature by Bruce Sterling

Hitler's final days in the claustrophobic bunker are envisioned by the filmmakers, with an able assist from Bruno Ganz at the Fuhrer.
"...Starring: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Corinna Harfouch, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler and Heino Ferch. It’s disconcerting to watch..."

April 1, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Blueprint for a Breakdown
Not Worth the Work
"...any more bond work with [AISD]," says David Bandy of D.L. Bandy Constructors, which just completed renovation work at..."

Jan. 15, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Texas 'Forev'
Austin expats make good on the festival circuit with their debut indie comedy
"...These days Molly Green and James Leffler are writing and..."

May 16, 2014 Screens Feature by Michael Agresta

Alejandro Escovedo on a Wire
Leonard Cohen’s Austin equivalent fetes the master poet
"...Catching a beloved rock & roller fresh from his mother’s memorial service does’t exactly constitute good timing, but in..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Music Post by Tim Stegall

Mastodon's 'Blood Mountain' Flows Into Austin
Coming down the mountain with Mastodon
"...Like Iron Maiden and Megadeth before them, Atlanta’s Mastodon spew epically proportioned tales led by the..."

March 14, 2007 Music Post by Austin Powell

Summer Fun
Can the tan: options for the pale and pasty
"...For many of us, the sun is an evil thing, poking its..."

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Diana Welch

Inside Out ... Outside In
The growing influence of fringe movements on City Hall reflects either a healthy populism or the implosion of civic engagement
"...A few months ago, the City Council's Public Health and Human Services Committee held..."

March 2, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Contents/Discontents -- Abby Levine
Accounts of the death of irony since last September 11th have been greatly exaggerated, and in her showing of work at Gallery 1313, artist Abby Levine provides three-dimensional proof that it is still a powerful way to communicate and process ideas about life, death, and pop culture in America.
"...Last month on the fashionable SoCo strip, a new gallery opened called Gallery..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Arts Review by Jesse Sublett

Relearning Love
'Before Sunset' asks the hard questions
"...Richard Linklater is watching the clock. He perches on a sofa in the Paramount's..."

July 9, 2004 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

Trust Us, We're Experts!: How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles With Your Future looks like it's good for you. But it's not a didactic or joyless read. John Stauber, the book's co-author, will be at BookPeople on Monday, June 25, at 7pm.
" it's good for you. With probing chapters like "The Birth of Spin" and "The Best Science Money Can..."

June 22, 2001 Books Column by Clay Smith

So Very Randy!
The Village People's Randy Jone's saddles up for Austin Pride.
"...Randy Jones, the inimitable Cowboy from the Village People, hosted (or in..."

June 3, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

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