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A Wild Pitch of a Life
No No: A Dockumentary chronicles the legendary life of pitcher Dock Ellis
"...Vida Blue squared off as the first pair of black pitchers to ever start an All-Star Game...."

Sept. 5, 2014 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Friday Picks & Sleepers
The blurbing of SXSW
"...All showcases subject to change FRIDAY PICKS Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Austin Film Festival Announces Full Lineup
AFF's finalized lineup
"...Tour” (USA, 70 min.) Director: Jeremy Konner Featuring: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Ben Stiller, Jon Stewart Regional Premiere..."

Sept. 24, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Flight of the Night Bird
Harry Akin opened for business on Christmas Eve, 1932, selling hamburgers for 15 cents apiece. Cuisines Editor Virginia B. Wood reveals how Akin turned his hamburger stand into Austin's former restaurant empire.
"...term, Akin was an equal opportunity employer, hiring both blacks and women and promoting them throughout his organization. He..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Editor Louis Black likes the skyline as it "sparkles in the hot..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Column

Scanlines
Cemetery Man
"...Living Dead). One day Francesco spots a beautiful young widow (Falchi) at her husband's funeral and is smitten. He..."

July 2, 1999 Screens Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Jazzed Off
"...to the public with a $5 donation requested... The Black Cat empire continues to move forward, even after the..."

June 11, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...A theological film noir with Walken in a shaggy black Beatles mop-top is the best way to describe The..."

Sept. 8, 1995 News Feature

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...The late Kurt Cobain loved turtles, according to his widow, Courtney Love...."

Oct. 1, 2021 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

12 Can't-Miss Austin Bands at SXSW
Hip-hop, roots rock, pop, shoegaze, and more to keep your ears ringing
"...SXSW showcase:Sat. 16, Hotel Vegas @ Volstead, 12:15am Blackillac..."

March 7, 2019 Music Post by The Music Staff

Page Two: It Was Thirty Years and a Day and a Half Ago
It's hard to get unstuck from the past when it's still so present
"...was very excited one Wed, however, when perusing Louis Black's Austin Chronicle, to discover that a film show entitled..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Column by Louis Black

Playback
SXSW news and carryings-on
"...María Elena Holly, widow of rock & roll forefather Buddy Holly, keeps her..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

TV Eye: Forgotten Heroes
The Longoria Affair chronicles a moment in Mexican-American history most people have never heard about
"...killed in action during World War II. When Longoria's widow, Beatrice, sought to have her husband's wake in the..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Magnificent Obsession
This is the film that heralded Sirk's astonishing end-career run of gloriously over-the-top women's pictures
"...make amends results in the accidental blinding of Phillips' widow, Helen (Wyman, who would reunite with Hudson the next..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Screens Review by Kimberley Jones

Epaulets, Hard-Plastic C-Cups, and a Superhero Cop
NCsoft's gaming love-in
"..."Cooperative Play," Aug. 31). A woman dressed as Ghost Widow from City of Villains hovers next to him, unsmiling..."

Sept. 28, 2007 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

New Year, Old Films
Mid-20th-century must-sees: Part I
"...Most of what you'll find below are black-and-white. They are best seen that way: Beware of and..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Day Trips
The Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock is home to a tribute to one of Texas’ favorite sons and also provides a venue for international and local visual art exhibits
"...For a while he tried performing without the trademark black horn-rimmed glasses, but he couldn't see a thing. "He..."

Dec. 10, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

SXSW NEWS
"...last year for lighting up a joint during the Black Kali Ma set. SXSW staffers made the decision to..."

March 16, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Johnny Belinda, Magnificent Obsession, All That Heaven Allows
"...are in the hands of Bickford, playing Belinda's father, Black McDonald, and the incredible Agnes Moorehead as her Aunt..."

Nov. 3, 2000 Screens Review by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Douglas Sirk Film Series Schedule
"...Sirk's few movies with a high-art source. Filmed in black-and-white, the movie is about flyers and airplane culture. Says..."

May 12, 2000 Screens Feature

No Prozac for the Wicked
The Cool Capers of Donald Westlake
"...The left barrel. The lights went out. -- The Black Ice Score..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

Fall Movie Round-Up
Sneaking Into Autumn
"...reflective insight about what it meant to be a black American at that particular juncture in history......"

Sept. 6, 1996 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...loony movie, and the cast acts appropriately goofy, with Black Panther Warriors star Melvin Wong giving a performance of..."

Sept. 1, 1995 News Feature

Real “Bernie” Sues Prison System, Is Allowed Air-Conditioned Cell
Man who inspired dark comedy files lawsuit over prison heat
"...Bernhardt Tiede, the mortician whose murder of a wealthy widow served as the inspiration for Richard Linklater’s black comedy..."

Sept. 29, 2023 News Post by Brant Bingamon

SXSW Film Review: Being Mary Tyler Moore
New documentary reminds us there was more than just The Flip
"...revolutionary by showing a single woman – not a widow or fiancee – being successful...."

March 14, 2023 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Five Films to Catch First at Fantastic Fest
The movies you'll want to see before drafting your year-end best-of lists
"...who falls for the prime suspect – the victim's widow (Tang Wei).FF Screenings: Sat., Sept. 24, 8pm; Tue., Sept...."

Sept. 23, 2022 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Oblivion Access Adds Danny Brown, Grouper, Death Grips’ Andy Morin and More
Experimental festival finalizes lineup for May 12-15
"...A Place to Bury Strangers Wiki *** Melt-Banana Windhand Black Dice Anika Show me the Body Cities Aviv ***..."

Feb. 10, 2022 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

“Marianne Levy: Grimm Re-Articulated” at the Dougherty Arts Center
This exhibition of ceramic sculptures recasts fairy tales with animals who are more human than the people in the originals
"...with tall, spiky points; skintight dark hood with a widow's peak; long black cape; high curled collar; bloodred jewel..."

July 10, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Faster Than Sound: Goodbye Prop B, Hello HOT Monies
Following the defeat of Proposition B, Austin music advocates brainstorm applications of the first city funding for commercial music
"...nominations Wednesday, Nov. 20, yielded bountiful Austin recognition, with Black Pumas landing in the vaunted Best New Artist category..."

Nov. 22, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Book Review: A Cosmology of Monsters
Shaun Hamill pens an achingly aware homage to horrors past
"...creature with orange glowing eyes and access to magical black flowers that grow in some tangential realm which will..."

Oct. 21, 2019 Arts Post by Roberto Ontiveros

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