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Outside Looking In by T.C. Boyle
With this novel about Timothy Leary and LSD in the early Sixties, T.C. Boyle has written a mighty book – and a gift
"...Colors explode, shapes shift, sex improves (Boyle describes the blur of combinations as a "communal spin the bottle"), and..."

April 12, 2019 Arts Review by David Gaines

AFS Kicks Off Hitchcock Before Hollywood Series
April 4 film includes tea, vintage records, and themed photo booth
"...will endanger her child – begins crying. Her tears blur her vision, and the camera, taking her perspective, blurs,..."

April 2, 2019 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

16 Experimentalists to Help You Get Weird at SXSW
" simple engines of rock & roll horsepower that blur across intercontinental tracks toward what the duo calls phantom..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Rick Weaver

Co-Lab Projects and Partial Shade's "Soft Opening"
In this one-night event, four works by four artists revealed themselves over time in an empty East Austin lot
"...the viewer more access to the performance and to blur the boundaries that exist between viewer and performer. At..."

March 15, 2019 Arts Review by Taylor Prewitt

SXSW Music Adds 80 Acts
Steve Earle and Easy Life highlight sixth list
"...Also added in this sixth lineup drop, is Blur guitarist Graham Coxon, whose long solo career recently sprouted..."

Jan. 31, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin's House Music Scene Clings to the African-American Community That Birthed It
House music rose to prominence from Chicago’s black music community and hangs on here in its original form
"...Because house evolved so expansively, genre lines blur even amongst DJs. For starters, the word "underground" retains..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

The Wicked Sounds of Sarah Shook & the Disarmers Comes to Austin
Honky-tonk yes, but there ain’t no tears in her beer
"...“Half of them were really into the Gorillaz and Blur, and the other half were into the Decemberists and..."

Jan. 17, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Honky-Tonk Soul Man Charley Crockett Makes His Move
The singer’s long road to Austin
"...finds those years difficult to explain. And yet that blur of highways and train cars and cities revealed to..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

ACL Live Review: Brockhampton
Vulnerable self-revelations set to British electro
" hour, the performance flew by in a blistering blur, possible justification for two of Iridescence’s most popular but..."

Oct. 6, 2018 Music Post by Jeremy Steinberger

ACL Fest Interview: Big Thief
Brooklyn folk rockers in the Friday interview spotlight
"..."It really does blur together," she admits of constant transit. "You start noticing..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Horne + Holt
"...heavy rain as the pair loop themselves into a blur. "Mvmt 1 – A Margin" lets the duo duke..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Music Review by Michael Toland

Local Breweries Take Home Awards From Great American Beer Festival
The ABGB wins big for the third year in a row
"...•Circle Brewing’s Doppel BLUR wins Bronze for German-Style Wheat Ale...."

Sept. 24, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Texas Craft Brewers Festival Unveils List of Brews
77 ways for you to capitalize on the celebration of suds
"...Beto Beer (American Pale Ale) Circle Brewing (Austin) | Blur Texas Hefe (South German Hefeweizen) Community Beer Company (Dallas)..."

Sept. 10, 2018 Food Post by Eric Puga

Live Music Recommendations for the Weekend
Weary from the first week of school? Live music to the rescue!
"...Vivienne Styg to Chronophage’s Kim-Gordon-fronts-Crass skronkery and Choir Cherry’s blur-action meld of musique concrète and punk. Stay for the..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

Dark Money
Campaign finance reform as true-life political thriller
"...Washington, D.C. to California. The interviewees can become a blur of characters, while well-known beneficiaries of Citizens United, such..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hyde Park Theatre's The Antipodes
A ton of tales enliven this play by Annie Baker, but what do they tell us about the state of storytelling?
"...still they did not find it. Time began to blur, and the tellers remained in the room, prisoners for..."

July 27, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Luv Doc: A Real Rasputin
There is a razor-thin line between adorable and nauseating
" A-list Hollywood looks and a really nice lens blur. Truthfully though, most deeply in love people can't see..."

July 20, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

Alejandro, Blaze & Townes Shake the Continental Club
Escovedo sets up Blaze duo Ben Dickey and Charlie Sexton
"...Eric Heywood led the seven-piece band into a freewheeling blur as Escovedo faced off with them on his own..."

July 2, 2018 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Getting Caught on 7 Splinters in Time
Director explains mindwarping time travel flick before screening
"...deliberately digital feel of Darius' world, or the grainy blur of the flashback sequences. Nicholas and he shot most..."

June 27, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Beer for the World Cup
Let your favorite local brew determine who you’ll bet on to win
"...Circle Brewing Company – Blur Texas Hefeweizen | Iran: You want to like Spain...."

June 13, 2018 Food Post by Eric Puga

Lola Tried
"...glittering, power-pop sheen. Live, guitarist/singer Lauren Burton's a headbanging blur of red hair and attitude, and that same sass..."

June 1, 2018 Music Review by Libby Webster

"Dawn Okoro: Punk Noir" at the Carver Museum
The artist provides a corrective to preconceived notions of punk, exploring the ethos through black personal style
"...braids. She is shown flattened into matte planes that blur distinctions between her black pants, black jersey, black hair,..."

May 11, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

"...howl of "Bakersfield," Buckley's keening regret feeds off a blur of electric guitar roar and whine, as does "Old..."

May 4, 2018 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Ibeyi Transmits
Sisters prove the measure of their society
"...for “twins,” composing simultaneously haunting and optimistic rhythms that blur the lines between song and space. The latter spoke..."

April 13, 2018 Music Post by Isabella Castro-Cota

SXSW Music Review: Bully, Wye Oak, Superchunk
Nineties grit sandwiches a quieter reprieve
"...vox and expert, rapid-fire guitar solos, Superchunk was a blur of constant motion live. Boyish energy fed high kicks..."

March 13, 2018 Music Post by Libby Webster

SXSW Film Review: Profile
A cat-and-mouse game is told in first-person perspective
"...charming Abu Bilel al-Britani (Shazad Latif), Amy begins to blur the lines between her story and her life, coming..."

March 12, 2018 SXSW Post by Matthew Monagle

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...the warmth of a Spanish summer filtered through a blurry UK lens. The Barcelona/London/Madrid foursome's 2017 debut, Maresia, thrums..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Gay Place
Take a moment to enjoy Austin before SXSW barrels into town
"...will be so South-By'd out that the wristbands will blur and we'll have hand stamp smudges on our cheeks...."

March 2, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Westworld Themed Park Experience Coming to SXSW
Activation will sprawl over two acres and three days
"...Fans of HBO’s Westworld will be invited to blur the line between reality and fiction by visiting a..."

Feb. 21, 2018 SXSW Post by Kimberley Jones

2017/18 Austin Music Awards Reveal
Black Angels and Lucinda Williams lead highlights
"...breakout singer-songwriters of recent years – both of whom blur the lines between folk and indie genres, but in..."

Jan. 18, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

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