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Joe the King
"...dictum, it's not always so good to be the king. Whaley's directorial debut may be the feel-bad movie of..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

B.B. King Saved My Life
He played blues so we can find a way through ours
"...They called him “King of the Blues” for the past 50 years, but..."

May 15, 2015 Music Post by Bill Bentley

Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band Say Goodbye at the Erwin Center
Final tour, sure, but “We’ve Got Tonight”
"...Every droplet of sweat collected in Bob Seger’s black Under Armour headband stands as a testament..."

March 8, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Return of the King: George Strait
Megastar plays Gruene Hall for the first time in 34 years
"...3-CD Strait Out of the Box: Part 2, the King of Country Music returned to Texas’ oldest dance hall..."

Nov. 17, 2016 Music Post by Doug Freeman

King of the Swing Fiddle
Honoring country music's second most famous fiddle player, Johnny Gimble
"...Although he's best known as a former member of Bob Wills' Texas Playboys, the 75-year-old Gimble has played and..."

April 5, 2002 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Riding With Bob
" the early 1950's (l-r) Luke Wills, Johnnie Wills, Bob Wills, and Billy Jack Wills All Photos Courtesy of..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

Playback: Bob Dylan Goes Electric – Again!
Fifty years ago, Dylan and the Band went electric at Austin's Municipal Auditorium
"...Lost amongst Bob Dylan's many landmark moments of the mid-Sixties, including his..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Bob Byington and Kaley Wheless Go to Nebraska in Frances Ferguson
Small-town sins follow an unlikeable person in this likable film
" used to describe the work of Austin director Bob Byington, that one may as well be carved in..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Pearl King
Formed through irritation, time, and friction, yet gorgeous, imperfect, and universally valued: Oliver Rajamani
"...also helped with the International Romani Union, an organization working for the people often derogatorily referred to as "the..."

May 4, 2007 Music Feature by David Lynch

Thank You Michael King!!
"...Michael King, All I can say is amen, brother, to your..."

April 20, 2005 Postmarks

King Ranch
Bring your appetite and a healthy Western palate to Ranch 616.
"...rattle for punctuation. On the dining room wall, a Bob "Daddy-O" Wade mural features the painted photograph of a..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

A Man and a Half
Hanging with music industry legend Jerry Wexler
"...immigrant turned window washer and a young German spitfire working in a bakery on Courtlandt Avenue near 161st Street...."

Dec. 1, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Stir It Up
'Marley' remembers the reggae king
"...a definitive documentary on the life of Jamaican reggae king Bob Marley has reached fruition. Martin Scorsese was initially slated..."

April 20, 2012 Screens Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Making the Energy Grid Smarter
New nonprofit pushes energy providers for efficiency via high tech
"...public universities – believes the electric power grid is lacking the benefit of today's high tech innovations and has..."

Feb. 17, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

The Killing of a Sacred Deer
The director of The Lobster returns with another salvo
"...who was sacrificed to the gods by her father King Agamemnon. But you needn’t be an antiquities scholar to..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Recess: School's Out
"...Chuck Sheetz is a veteran of The Simpsons and King of the Hill.) Never mind Spinelli's proclivity for exotic..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Scout
"...pee. The casting directors obviously needed a large, strong King Kong type. It would be interesting to see what..."

Sept. 30, 1994 Movie Review by Brian Baker

The Man Who Would Be Swing
A new play gives Ray Benson the chance finally to chat with the King, Bob Wills
"...Together, Rapp and Benson have penned a tribute to Bob Wills, the originator of Western swing, whose 100th birthday..."

March 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Celebrated for the Least of Reasons
Chronicle reviewer Tom Doyal has took to writin' just like Larry L. King, the playwright behind The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (and much more, Doyal reveals, in his review of King's new book of letters).
"...Larry L. King: A Writer's Life in Letters, Or, Reflections in a..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Books Feature by Tom Doyal

Fear Not
Salvador rocks for the Lord, and plans to sell a lot of records.
"...Like other record-breaking, five-member groups, the members of Salvador (Nick and Art,..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Music Feature by David Garza

Double-Barrel Beautiful
Texan sweetheart of the 1960s folk rodeo, Carolyn Hester
" that I'd played earlier, to that spirit." – Bob Dylan, Chronicles..."

Dec. 19, 2008 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Dylan Does Texas
Bob Dylan takes Theme Time Radio Hour down Texas way.
"...Bob Dylan loves Texas. He was good friends with Doug..."

March 8, 2007 News Post by Christopher Gray

Dancing About Architecture
"Bob" Watches Over Us or: Weekend of Slack
"...invoke the name and image of the great J.R. "Bob" Dobbs in almost every installment of her In One..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Cleaning Up Economic Development
Greens and the Chamber of Commerce join hands for renewable energy in Austin
"...very popular City Hall mantras: generating economic development and making Austin the nation's "clean energy capital." Supporters of clean..."

Feb. 18, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

A Dirty Shame
John Waters, America's king of trash, is back with this tale of sex addiction, fetishes, and mad, bad, lascivious squirrel sexin’.
"...Mink Stole, Patricia Hearst and Suzanne Sheperd. America’s self-proclaimed king of trash cinema returns to form in this NC-17..."

Sept. 24, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dull take on real-life murder mystery has one titillating factor: the involvement of former porn star John Holmes.
"...gutter’s-eye-view of the waning days of Los Angeles porn king John "Johnny Wadd" Holmes is barely as interesting as..."

Oct. 24, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

You have to admire Michael Almereyda's contemporary rendition of Shakespeare's Hamlet if for no other reason than its audacity in staging one of the passive prince's timeless soliloquies in the Action aisle of his local Blockbuster. “Go Home Happy,” chirps the store banner in the background.
"...Happy,” chirps the store banner in the background. Low-budget king Almereyda's Hamlet is smart and feisty, keeping the heart..."

June 23, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Shawshank Redemption
Frank Darabont's debut feature based on the Stephen King novella receives a 10th anniversary reissue. The prison drama features standout performances by Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins.
"...Directed by: Frank Darabont. Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows and James..."

Sept. 23, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Stratus Quo?
Stratus Properties tries to shake the ghost of Jim Bob Moffett as it is acquired by Tom Hicks.
"...out a way to distance his company from Jim Bob Moffett...."

Dec. 1, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Least of These
UT professor Horace Newcomb reflects on the segregation South on the release of his friend and colleague Paul Stekler's documentary George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire.
"...the home of the Tougaloo College Chaplain, Rev. Ed King...."

March 10, 2000 Features Feature by Horace Newcomb

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