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A Place at the Long Table
The complex, nuanced, unmistakable taste of Juneteenth, 139 years later
"...handful of scholars who expands the notion of freedom beyond the search for lost loved ones and economic opportunities..."

June 17, 2005 Food Feature by Toni Tipton-Martin

Sxsw
"...on grunge, pop, and alterna-matters in general goes far beyond skewed to downright subversive. "Lord Grunge," "Raped," or any..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Press Forward
Two exhibitions capture printmaking's experimental drive
"...Collection" at the Blanton Museum of Art and "Advancing Tradition: Twenty Years of Printmaking at Flatbed Press" at the..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Wharton Dancer
The flourishing legacy of the late Lone Star dramatist Horton Foote
"...more of his richest work in middle age and beyond than in his early years. Beyond The Trip to..."

March 12, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Season's Grazings
"...family. My mother, Laruth Walden Wood, didn't prepare a traditional holiday meal on her own until she was 40..."

Dec. 18, 1998 Food Feature

Q&A: Colin Mochrie Goes to Summer Camp in Boys vs. Girls
The Whose Line is it Anyway? star talks nerves and narwhals
"...Chronicle: The summer camp is such a North American tradition, and the summer camp movie has become a whole..."

Jan. 12, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Funan
French animation gives translucent life to a family history of surviving the Khmer Rouge
"...In the tradition of nakedly political and utterly personal animated features like..."

June 21, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Click
Click is a message movie whose real message isn't "Stop and Smell the Roses, Jackass," but "How to Manipulate the Audience in 12 E-Z Steps."
"...magical, universal remote control, courtesy of Bed Bath & Beyond's queerest employee, Morty (Walken, who to no one's surprise..."

June 23, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Record Reviews
"...breakthrough time - time for Cheri Knight to go beyond "former Blood Oranges bassist" and an obscurity known only..."

March 20, 1998 Music Review

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...'Rumbo' Part of a TraditionDear Editor,..."

March 11, 2005 Column

Donya Stockton Isn’t Going Anywhere Near Hell in That Handbasket
The Austin clubland mover-and-shaker weaves much to the imagination
"...although it’s never underwater and her skills are far beyond any “101” designation, Donya Stockton is also a professional..."

April 4, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Punjabi Powerhouse: Red Baraat
Brooklynites connect Indian and New Orleans brass bands
"...The Brooklyn octet formed in the tradition of brass bands from Northern India, yet incorporate a..."

April 5, 2013 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Bats Left, Sings Right
With help from Esther's Follies, Austin Lyric Opera turns Strauss' Viennese waltz into a Texas two-step
"...and rewriting its libretto to spotlight local landmarks and traditions. As he pondered who might craft this musical portrait..."

May 30, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

An 'Our Town' for Our Town
With 100 Austin stories, Zach builds a city on a stage
"...as a people, together, bound in geography, time, and tradition...."

Sept. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Chiseled in Stone
An appreciation of honky-tonk veteran Billy Dee
"...radio -- music with a rich history and strong tradition that's still evolving...."

Oct. 10, 2003 Music Feature by Graham Reynolds

Southern Comfort
The Chronicle food staff has scoured Austin in search of the city's best down-home eateries; they're served up within.
"...hospitality and down-home victuals prepared in the time-honored Southern tradition. Perhaps you don't think of Texas as part of..."

March 3, 2000 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Wallet and Spirit
Sickbed Fortune
"...Doctoring, Hib thought, would be part of the family tradition. Family Values..."

Jan. 29, 1999 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

Critical Thinking
The true story of a chess team that rewrote the rules
"...or academics, Critical Thinking harkens back to a long-standing tradition of high school docudramas. We have seen a version..."

Sept. 11, 2020 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

The Other Lamb
Cult drama revisits, rather than revises, an old narrative
"...The Haunting of Hill House) has little to do beyond whisper seductive threats...."

April 10, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Guide to Austin Improv
The venues, events, troupes, and individuals who have transformed Austin into a "Yes, and" boomtown
"...not only from their colleagues but at FronteraFest and beyond, scoring the first B. Iden Payne theatre award for..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Movers & Shakers
A guide to Austin dance
"...leads the way in staging classical repertoire. Oh, its traditional ballets – The Nutcracker, Cinderella, Giselle, et al. –..."

Dec. 4, 2015 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Pitch Perfect 2
Lightning may not be rebottled the second time around, but it's still a toe-tapping good time
"...Beyond the inciting incident, the actual threat of hardcore a-ca..."

May 15, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
First night SXSW Music recommendations and hints
"...with its own foundation and awards, Ameripolitan has evolved beyond Watson through his distinctive low croon and the fearless..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

Saturday Showcases
"...SXAméricas6pm, Auditorium Shores In keeping with the recent tradition of curating free shows largely by and for the..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

It Might Get Loud
Masters of rock guitar – Jimmy Page, the Edge, and Jack White – gather for a summit of the generations, caught by the lens of An Inconvenient Truth's Davis Guggenheim.
"...with Led Zeppelin has been covered to death and beyond in book (Hammer of the Gods) and film (The..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

What Can a Century Tell Us?
Looking at two art exhibitions that both survey 100 years of imagery, the more things change ...
"...and versatile as any of the visual art's more traditional mediums. "A Century of Grace," by contrast, allows us..."

July 13, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Understanding Islam
Steve Moore's latest play makes a pilgrimage to the truth of a misunderstood faith
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre, is an attempt to move beyond that collective attitude of willful ignorance toward a sense..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Village
Shyamalan coasts into this village that is wracked by the wages of fear, manipulation, and forestry.
"...treading close to his Dummy mode), run afoul of tradition after the death of Noah’s brother opens the door..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Disney's Teacher's Pet
Animated film about a dog who wants to be a boy – unusual fare from Disney that will please kids and alterna-adults.
"...To that end, Spot follows Leonard to school and beyond, keeping up a steady stream of obsessive one-liners, wearing..."

Jan. 23, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mutant Aliens
"...a graphic novel and is hewn in the pulp tradition, goofily larger than life. Our hero is Earl Jensen..."

July 5, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

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