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Jimmy's Hall
Ken Loach film is based on an episode in the life of Jimmy Gralton
"...Loach, Britain’s elder statesman of cinema and its evergreen champion of the working class...."

July 31, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Ever wish you could pixelate Adam Sandler?
"...from childhood Sam Brenner (Sandler), of course, an arcade-game champion who’s lived down to his potential and grown up..."

July 24, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Soccer Watch
" of the season, a shutout defeat of defending champion Sacramento. The Aztex are coming off a 2-2 draw..."

May 8, 2015 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

News Roundup: Antis, State and Local
Council appointee blames Hispanics; White won't meet with LGBT group
"...Clinton goes on to say “Everyday Americans need a champion. And I want to be that champion. So I’m..."

April 13, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Although it's dramatically uneven, this film is a commendable historical drama about Martin Luther King Jr. that sidesteps the common pitfalls of adulatory biopics.
"...iconic role as a saint of nonviolent resistance and champion of his race. Aside from achieving a startling resemblance..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bollywood film.
" press time. This Bollywood film about a kabaddi champion is a remake of the 2003 Telugu blockbuster Okkadu...."

Jan. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

All Over Creation: Wide Open Spaces
A new crop of arts venues is sprouting all over Austin
"...Palace, D Berman Gallery, L. Nowlin Gallery, Blue Theatre, Champion Contemporary, Okay Mountain, Birdhouse Gallery, Wardenclyffe Gallery, Domy Books,..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Arts Column by Robert Faires

This Is a Real Thing
The Beer Mile keeps track and field weird
"...Beer Mile World ChampionshipWednesday, Dec. 3, 6-9pm Yellow Jacket Stadium, 1156 Hargrave"

Nov. 28, 2014 Food Feature by Dan Gentile

UFC Fight Night Pounds the Erwin Center
Edgar dominates, but it's a mixed night for Texas fighters
"...course, fans were most excited to see former lightweight champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar take on Cub Swanson for..."

Nov. 24, 2014 Sports Post by Mac McCann

Chef Genealogy
Tracing culinary family trees to the roots of four local mentors
"...Janelle Reynolds - local Chopped champion; EC for the Austin outlet of Dinner Lab..."

Sept. 16, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Soccer Watch
"...Florida before returning to host the top-ranked defending national champion UCLA Bruins on Sept. 19. By then, we should..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

Soccer Watch
" head out to that UT-Nevada game, because the championship game in the National Women's Soccer League is this..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

Powerslam Like a Woman
Inspire Pro Wrestling hosts NWA Women's Champ bout tonight
"...the first time ever, the prestigious NWA Womens’ World Championship will be defended in an Inspire Pro ring, with..."

May 25, 2014 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Cuban Fury
Nick Frost is a schlubby guy who's gotta dance.
"...came close to becoming the United Kingdom’s next junior champion salsa dancer, until the night his sequins and heels..."

April 18, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Soccer Watch
" Spain, had a breakout season with the PDL Champion Aztex in 2013, culminating with being named PDL Playoff..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

Kahlil Gibran's meditations on the human condition were fiercely grounded by flamenco in A'lante's adaptation
"...moved to center stage, and the formidable singer Chayito Champion sang, muy triste, about corozones and the rosas that..."

Jan. 17, 2014 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Soccer Watch
"...The Austin Aztex won the PDL championship back in August, but the awards keep rolling in...."

Dec. 20, 2013 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

The AggreGAYtor: November 19
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...CEO Dan Cathy is honored in Atlanta as a “champion of justice.”..."

Nov. 19, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Queuing Up for 'Q
Clear eyes, full bellies, can't lose
"...Sunday, roughly half a dozen represented Austin, including reigning champion Franklin BBQ, up-and-comer La Barbecue, and Stiles Switch BBQ..."

Nov. 5, 2013 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

Generation Iron
This doc about bodybuilders vying for the Mr. Olympia title is narrated by Mickey Rourke.
"...are the personal stories and competition between current world champion Phil Heath and contender Kai Greene...."

Oct. 4, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

The World's End
Twelve pints in 12 pubs – what could go wrong for the Shaun of the Dead gang?
"...– its ideological bent sloughs Queen and Country to champion instead the individual’s right to be an absolute wanker...."

Aug. 23, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Red River Regular Will 'Inspire' Through Wrestling
Beerland's Max Dropout rings the bell on Inspire Pro this weekend
"...or three times a year, and local promotion Anarchy Championship Wrestling has drawn in major name talent from around..."

July 5, 2013 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

The Real Wendy Davis
New website attacks lawmaker for being too attractive
"...with evidence of her current attractiveness. How can Davis champion reproductive rights with "perfectly coiffed hair?," the site asks...."

July 2, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Stateside Serves 'Hey Bartender!' Straight Up
Documentary focuses on unsung heroes behind craft cocktail
"...I was in the movie, I've become a world champion bartender and I've been all over the world. I’ve..."

June 20, 2013 Screens Post by R.U. Steinberg

Chaos in Tejas Live (Finale): Red 7 Metal Mayhem
Eternal Champion/Speedwolf/Satan’s Satyrs/Abigail/Manilla Road
"...A Lone Star kicked things off, Eternal Champion combining members of Houston’s Venomous Maximus and Austin’s Iron..."

June 3, 2013 Music Post by Michael Toland

The world’s leading road circuit motorcycle sport hosts inaugural Austin race
"...race in Austin. Without his friend, former 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz, the MotoGP would never roar across Central..."

April 19, 2013 Sports Feature by Richard Whittaker

Soccer Watch
Austin Aztex announce 2013 preseason schedule, and more
"...the regional semis in Corpus Christi. ... The State Champion­ship tournament is next weekend at Birkelbach Field in Georgetown,..."

April 12, 2013 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

The Faces of Austin's AAPW
Profiling wrestlers American Eagle, Creepers the Clown, and more
"...Zane Coxx Currently the women's champion of AAPW, I asked, "What is your costume supposed..."

Jan. 9, 2013 Sports Post by Carly Yansak

Razzle-Dazzle 'Em
David Bologna on making it to Broadway with 'Billy Elliot'
" New Orleans and includes a stint as a championship Irish dancer, being the go-to kid in his hometown's..."

Dec. 11, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Horns pay millions and millions for mediocrity
"...make room in the booth for another former national champion coach?..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Sports Column by Michael Corcoran

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