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SXSW Music Live: Big Star’s Third & Friends
Alex Chilton remembered still
"...died seven years ago on the eve of a Big Star reunion at SXSW 2010. That showcase turned into..."

March 18, 2017 SXSW Post by Doug Freeman

The Ballad of Big Star
A work-in-progress premiere and supergroup performance pay tribute to the cult band
"..."It was a perfect storm that prevented Big Star from becoming a huge band." This is Danielle..."

March 9, 2012 Screens Feature by Leah Churner

In Memoriam: Big Star Myths
"...Chronicle's SXSW Daily issue of March 19, 2004, when Big Star played the Music Conference...."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature by Kent H. Benjamin

Big Star Myths
Dispelling Big Star myths
"...Big Star is probably the most influential American band of..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature by Kent H. Benjamin

When My Big Star's Beside Me
Cult-legend rock doc returns to Austin
"...Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me, Drew DeNicola and Olivia..."

July 19, 2013 Screens Feature by Scott Schinder

Big Star 'Third' Concert
Honoring tragic 2010 non-SXSW headliner and Big Star guiding light Alex Chilton
"...first two LPs were released under the impression that superstardom was waiting in the wings, by the time 1978..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature by Adam Schragin

Big Stars in Your Eyes
A Q&A with Big Star documentarian Drew DeNicola
"...Documentarians Drew DeNicola and Olivia Mori explore Big Star's troubled life, hard times, and posthumous resurrection in..."

July 18, 2013 Screens Post by Scott Schinder

Big Star’s Alex Chilton Dead
Power-pop pioneer died today in New Orleans
"...Power pop pioneer Alex Chilton of Big Star died today, according to a report from The..."

March 17, 2010 Music Post by Austin Powell

Star Wars Day: Happy May the Fourth, And a Very Merry Revenge of the Fifth
One man's 35 year trip to a galaxy far, far away
"...will always remember the first time I saw a Star Wars film. It was early 1978, and it changed..."

May 4, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Star Kid
"...Directed by: Manny Coto. Starring: Joseph Mazzello, Richard Gilliland, Corrine Bohrer, Joey Simmrin, Ashlee..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas Lives Up to Its Title
Stephen Harrigan chronicles the Lone Star State’s last 500 years
"...That said, the Lone Star State is always in need of a good history,..."

Feb. 28, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Star Trek
Star Trek is an immensely satisfying origin story that introduces the characters we know – before we knew them.
"...Directed by: J.J. Abrams. Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Eric Bana, Zoe Saldana, Karl..."

May 8, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
The Force awakens, and a franchise reboots
"...Directed by: J.J. Abrams. Starring: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Big Kill
Low-budget Western rides high in the saddle
"...Directed by: Scott Martin. Starring: Scott Martin, Clint Hummel, Christoph Sanders, Jason Patric, Lou..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Little Athletes, Big Dreams
Austin's youth sports boom is young athletes, big competition – and big money
"...team in a heartbreaking playoff loss to Klein, a big, bruising team from the Houston suburbs. After the game,..."

June 10, 2005 News Feature by Bill Crawford

Star Billing
What is Star Canyon without its creator, Stephan Pyles?
"...Star Canyon7th & Congress, 391-1550..."

July 20, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Star Maps
"...Directed by: Miguel Arteta. Starring: Douglas Spain, Efrain Figueroa, Kandeyce Jorden, Martha Velez, Lysa..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Black Star Co-Op Talks Collaboration During COVID and 10 Years of Brewing
The state of an Austin beer mainstay
"...struggling local businesses. No stranger to forced pivots, Black Star Co-Op reached their 10 year anniversary in August. We..."

Dec. 3, 2020 Food Post by Evan Rodriguez

Bucky Larson: Born To Be a Star
In this comedy, a Midwestern kid decides to follow in his parents' footsteps and become a porn star.
"...Directed by: Tom Brady. Starring: Nick Swardson, Christina Ricci, Don Johnson and Stephen Dorff...."

Sept. 16, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Big Trouble
"...Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld. Starring: Tim Allen, Rene Russo, Stanley Tucci, Tom Sizemore, Janeane..."

April 12, 2002 Movie Review by Russell Smith

BioWare to Fight New Star Wars
Locally based Mass Effect creators one of three firms on new games
"...with Electronic Arts to produce the next generation of Star Wars games...."

May 6, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Star of Texas Preview: B.A.D. Looking For More Gold
B.ay A.rea D.erby go from bowl hosts to visitors
"...four flat track Roller Derby teams playing at the Star of Texas Bowl this weekend, and the B.ay A.rea..."

July 19, 2012 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

The Big Lebowski
A case of mistaken identity embroils the supremely go-with-the-flow character of the Dude (Bridges) in an intersecting mix of kidnapping, pornography, German nihilists, sultry women, gumshoes, missing money, and missing toes.
"...Directed by: Joel Coen. Starring: Jeff Bridges, Sam Elliott, John Goodman, Ben Gazzara, Jon..."

March 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Star Wars Memories
In honor of Star Wars Day, Austin’s creatives talk about how the Force changed their lives
"...Sith have reshaped modern culture. As the world marks Star Wars Day on May the Fourth, we asked Austin's..."

May 4, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Kickstart Your Weekend: 'The Big Spoon'
A chance to help put more women behind the camera
"...Carlyn Hudson has been a big advocate for new and independent film making in Austin...."

April 18, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy
"...all the guys look like either Paulie Walnuts or Big Pussy from The Sopranos?” It's true, though. The rank..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Big Day
"...Directed by: Ian McCrudden. Starring: Julianna Margulies, Ivan Sergei, Dixie Carter, Kevin Tighe, Andy..."

July 20, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Cesaro: The Next Big Thing in Wrestling?
The Stone Cold-approved WWE superstar talks green cards and strength
"...pro-wrestling is all about the glitz and glamour, the big entrances and over-the-top theatrics. By contrast, WWE superstar Cesaro..."

Jan. 18, 2015 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

L.A. Stands in for the ATX in 9-1-1: Lone Star
Fox confirms new Rob Lowe vehicle will not shoot in Austin
"...in for the ATX in the upcoming 9-1-1: Lone Star, even though it’s set in Austin...."

July 2, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Star of Texas Preview: Windy City Blows In
Northern flat track conquerors have tourney ambitions
"...Coming into this weekend's Star of Texas Bowl, the Windy City Rollers have an..."

July 20, 2012 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

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