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SXSW Film Gets Latest Apatow, Snowpiercer Premiere
Huge lineup includes new docs on St. Vincent, Ozzy, Zappa
"...at the moment, and there's a particularly unlikely one-time champion back in the ring. In 2000, actor David Arquette..."

Jan. 15, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Now Streaming in Austin: Dark Side of the Ring
Evan Husney grapples with wrestling's hidden history for Viceland
"...Series pay-per-view where owner Vince McMahon betrayed his outgoing champion, Bret Hart, and wrecked the concept of kayfabe by..."

April 19, 2019 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Charlotte Flair, Queen of the Squared Circle
Women used to be an afterthought in professional wrestling: not anymore
"...Live Events & Creative Paul Levesque (aka 14-time world champion Triple H). The WWE is not alone in this..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Council: In the Shadow of the Dome
When "Austin values" clash with state Republican control?
"...of those is the proposed settlement agreement covering the Champion Tract 3 development on City Park Road. Council postponed..."

Feb. 9, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Rezoning the Champions Tract
Sheri Gallo and her constituents can't seem to get along
"...over development – this time for her work on Champions Tract 3, a five-story, 300-unit apartment complex proposed for..."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Council: Pilots, Roses, and Champions
Marathon days of zoning are soon over
"...• Who's Our Champion?: Not so happy were neighbors near the Champion Tract,..."

Nov. 18, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Council: No Rest for the Weary
Zoning debates dominate the meeting that nearly never was
"...these four Items: Pilot Knob PUD, Austin Oaks PUD, Champion Tract, and the Grove PUD. If they dig deeply..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Bray Wyatt: Follow the Buzzards
WWE superstar on horror, power, and the allure of the ring
"...force recently when their happy-go-lucky adversaries, WWE tag team champions the New Day, came to the compound to challenge..."

Aug. 15, 2016 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

2016 Texas Film Awards
"...secretly Texans.” He also celebrated his friend as a “champion of filmmakers. ... When he speaks about acting and..."

March 11, 2016 Photo Gallery

Park Benched
The Cost of Art, Part II: Without enough buyers for art, local galleries like Tiny Park can't make the rent
"...others still, it means a complete shutdown of operations (Champion Contemporary, Okay Mountain, Birdhouse Gallery)...."

March 28, 2014 Arts Feature by Seth Orion Schwaiger

'The NFL Beat': Lombardi and Kopay
A gay player's memories of a legendary coach
"...Chris Culliver, No. 3 cornerback for the NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers, would not welcome a gay teammate...."

Feb. 3, 2013 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

Breaking out of the Film Fest Box
After a festival run, indie movies used to die on the vine. Video-on-demand is changing that.
"...Mader, an Austin filmmaker whose feature debut, 5 Time Champion, premiered at SXSW 2011 and took home the Texas..."

Feb. 1, 2013 Screens Feature by Dan Solomon

The AggreGAYtor: October 8
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• Good Morning America’s Sam Champion becomes the latest in the long line of out..."

Oct. 8, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

ESPN Friday Night Fights
Four fighters put their undefeated records on the line
"...Ismayl Sillakh (current North American Boxing Federation light heavyweight champion) brings his 17-0 record (including 14 knockouts) to the..."

April 27, 2012 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

Roy Jones Jr. Knows What Boxing Needs To Survive
And he wants Austin's help
"...Fights to the Erwin Center. There aren’t any world championships up for grabs, but every man involved made it..."

April 25, 2012 Sports Post by Kenny Pailes

'Wild Beasts'
Five artists massage your corneas with vivid colors and Fauvist style
"...Champion Gallery, 800 Brazos, 354-1035 www.championcontemporary.comThrough Oct. 8..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Most Valuable Player
Making a movie in Austin? Dana Wheeler-Nicholson's your gal.
"...she has star turns in SXSW films Five Time Champion and blacktino...."

March 18, 2011 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Deep End: New Works by Sonya Berg
Large graphite waterfalls and little empty swimming pools compel the eyes here
"...Champion Gallery, 800 Brazos, 354-1035, www.championcontemporary.com..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Soccer Watch
Aztex-St. Louis preview, plus the Ghana curse
"...against MLS-bound Vancouver and a 3-0 thrashing of defending champion Montreal. As they head into a travel-heavy second half..."

July 16, 2010 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

Day Trips
The famous trees of Texas
"...three other states with 72 trees recognized as National Champions...."

April 30, 2010 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...to "tell the truth" and be a "cheerleader and champion" for open space, she said, "I don't blame the..."

Sept. 26, 2008 News Feature

Olympian, Pro Wrestler, All-Around Nice Guy
Standing on the shoulders of Mark Henry
"...a packed Erwin Center. In June, he became the champion of ECW (one of WWE's three top-rated TV shows,..."

July 18, 2008 Sports Feature by Richard Whittaker

Czech Adventureland
Caldwell's 23rd annual Kolache Festival
"...to win the coveted title of Burleson County Grand Champion. In 2003, the Kolache Bake Show expanded to five..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...a pignut hickory located in the refuge as a Champion Tree, or the largest known tree of its kind..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature

Sports Debate
"...University of Southern California did not win a national championship in the 2003 season as is being implied by..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Postmarks

What Happened to the No-Kill Millennium?
Austin's plan to end wholesale euthanasia at Town Lake shelter remains a distant dream
"...you're not too fond of MS/N. Cobalt is a champion Australian cattle dog owned by Peggy Jennings. He has..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...decades-old battles, it's Round 47 (or thereabouts) at the Champion Tract. The Champion sisters, whose family has for a..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Council Watch
Council moves out of City Hall annex, addresses the needs of poor, examines csc's record on hiring minority contractors, approves neighborhood proposal for the chamption tract, names a designer of the Mexican American Culture Center.
"...Mexican-American Cultural Center to social equity to the much-belabored Champion tract zoning case in Northwest Austin, the council kept..."

Jan. 21, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Council Watch
Council hears light rail report, questions legal fees on LCRA water deal and snorts at proposal to have new car displays in baggage claim area of airport.
"...Nov. 4 -- may be another snoozer. The dreaded Champion Tract items, which have appeared on the council's agenda..."

Nov. 5, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Coach's Corner
"...Jimmy Connors' few memorable quotes was that, essentially, a champion in any sport has to hate losing a lot..."

July 9, 1999 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

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