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Capital City Black Film Festival Mounts The Last Defense
Viola Davis-produced documentary series added to fest
"...After a year off, the Capital City Black Film Festival is back at the end..."

Aug. 21, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

UT Baseball in the Sports Capital of Texas
Round Rock? Sports Capital of Texas?
"...of playing a de facto home series in the “Sports Capital of Texas.” How irksome and flabbergasting, then, was..."

April 2, 2012 Sports Post by Russ Espinoza

Capital City Black Film Festival Returns With New Voices
After a forced hiatus, stronger than ever
"...the number and quality of films submitted to the Capital City Black Film Festival. CCBFF Executive Director Winston G...."

Aug. 31, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Capital City Black Film Festival Grows by Leaps and Bounds
Four-day event showcases African-American experiences in cinema
"...Coming back with a fourth edition of the still-evolving Capital City Black Film Festival, organizers are going even bigger...."

Aug. 26, 2016 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

Creative Capital?
In the City of Ideas, the people with ideas are dancing with day jobs.
"...actors, and musicians, as well as bureaucrats, financiers, and sports stars. Kitto and Bedgood get along well enough, but..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Michael Erard

Capital T Theatre's The Brothers Size
In this staging of Tarell Alvin McCraney's drama, struggles with brotherhood and blackness play out against Yoruban ritual
"...some way? One could make the case that professional sports are both theatrical and ritualistic, so is there really..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Little Athletes, Big Dreams
Austin's youth sports boom is young athletes, big competition – and big money
" 17-year-old daughter at the end of "a career" – especially for me, a semisuccessful slacker who has managed..."

June 10, 2005 News Feature by Bill Crawford

Is Austin Big Enough for Both MLS and USL Soccer Teams?
Rival sports titans square off in soccer city
"...Bobby Epstein wishes Austin FC the best of luck – but doesn't regret spending more than $100,000 trying to..."

June 28, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Media Watch
KVET turns into poster child for station chaos, plus other tidbits
"...Die-hard University of Texas sports fans are agonizing over the turmoil at sports station..."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Column by Kevin Brass

Big Dogs, Young Rebels, and Aging Giants
The Austin promoters who bring the music come in all shapes and sizes
"...promoter Bill Graham or infamous British promoter Don Arden – dubbed "The Al Capone of Pop" – they're generally..."

Oct. 8, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Capital Metro Responds
"...Gavin ["Postmarks," Vol.16, No.51] about the UT Shuttle and Capital Metro:..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Column

All-Star Alumni
Ten notable start-ups born out of Capital Factory's Demo Day
"...Capital Factory's Accelerator program launched in 2009 with a mission..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Screens Feature by Doug Freeman

Dancing About Architecture
Girls and Cats this week: Schrödinger's Cat, Libbi Bosworth, Lucinda Williams, Dixie Chicks, Shawn Colvin
" right for Austin's innocent, a cappella mall rats Schrödinger's Cat to find their helper in a bottle, though...."

Aug. 17, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

A2K Meets 'ACL'
The rise of Charlie Jones, local promoter extraordinaire, ACL Fest main man.
"...To extend the sports metaphor more accurately, it's not unlike the Tour de..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Battle of the Sexes
Billie Jean King takes on Bobby Riggs
"...Simon Beaufoy’s upbeat screenplay spells almost everything out in capital letters, with little nuance. It seldom trusts you to..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

As Charlie Jones Exits C3, He Traces His Journey From College Station to Founding ACL Fest
Leaving the music promotions empire he helped build, Jones begins his new events company, Four Leaf
"...many storytelling devices civilization funnels down to, a quest – The Odyssey – tallies the most adventure. Here, then,..."

Feb. 28, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Overwatch League's Houston Outlaws Get Warm Welcome
E-sports squad preps for next season surrounded by local fans
"...the Houston Outlaws proved quite a draw for local e-sports fans...."

April 2, 2018 Screens Post by Milo Webb

The Touchdowns That Changed Texas
Civil rights and sports mix in Breaking Down Barriers: The C.R. Roberts Story
" to social progress. Playing as part of the Capital City Black Film Festival, it shows the importance of..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

'Possession Arrow': Badgley<-Razook
"...Before we begin, "Possession Arrow" would like to send..."

Feb. 24, 2007 Sports Post by Shawn Badgley

The ACL Festival turns five, and the weather gods (might) give Austin a break. Trae tears up Red 7, and the obituary roll call grows.
"...interminable post-show waits in the shuttle-bus lines. Just kidding &#150; but don't forget that the shuttles are now dropping..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

King of Bongo
Tracking Spain/France's illusive King of Latin punk rock, Manu Chao
"...I turned to the couple seated next to me &#150; two of 80,000 to 85,000 U2 expectants at Camp..."

Aug. 11, 2006 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival ditches 'Saveur' and Capital Sports & Entertainment; plus, King Arthur Flour proves that whatever didn't kill carbs made them stronger
"...Ch-Ch-Changes at THCW&FF During the past few years, controversy has swirled around..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Wrapping up the 'Saveur' Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival
"...on the 20th annual Saveur Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival, I can report that I tasted some..."

April 22, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

News from Chicago, Las Vegas, Nashville, Houston, New York, and Mexico, all with an Austin connection
"...Lolla Gagging Unbeknownst to locals until recently, last year Capital Sports & Entertainment took some of their Austin City..."

April 8, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

The Secret History of Tuna
Tuna isn't the only Texas town with which actor-writers Jaston Williams and Joe Sears can be closely identified. Austin has played a significant role in the development of their town, and in return Sears and Williams have changed the face of the capital city.
"...similar ventures before and since, this one started with capital from a group of private investors -- enough to..."

April 12, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Possession Arrow': Badgley<-Razook
"...term "Border Battle" – mostly because any interstate college sports rivalry that employs it is competing with every other..."

Jan. 15, 2007 Sports Post by Shawn Badgley

It may be in Chicago, but there's something distinctly Austin about Lollapalooza 2005.
"...Field, and Hutchinson Fields. Normally, the latter is where sports-mad Chicagoans play softball, but Saturday and Sunday they hosted..."

July 29, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Career advice from Ian McLagan and political counsel from Andrew WK
"...than ever." His own album is "not very rock & roll sounding," admits McLagan. "I was going to call..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Carrying the Burden
During Gov. Bush's campaign for his party's presidential nomination last fall, reporters asked the candidate to comment on a federal government report asserting that many Texans, including large numbers of children, were going to bed hungry. "I saw the report that children in Texas are going hungry. Where?" he demanded, going on to say, "You'd think the governor would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas." Indeed, you would, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door, Virginia B. Wood explains as she explores the very pockets of hunger in Austin Bush has difficulty fathoming.
"...produce drop. Earlier that morning, a truck from the Capital Area Food Bank dropped off hundreds of pounds of..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Can Schlotzsky's Be Saved?
John Wooley and the battle to bring Schlotzsky's back to life
"...on the company and worrying the relatively new board &#150; a slate of high-profile names that came with plenty..."

Oct. 8, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

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