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New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...range from locally beloved (Sun June's "Records") to iconic (Cher's "Believe"). The playful array kicks off with Alexalone's sleek..."

Oct. 9, 2020 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Eklektikos Host John Aielli Is Doing Very Well, Thank You
Austin radio mainstay recovering from June stroke
"...Aielli reports that he is recovering nicely in his Cher­ry­wood home and actively staying in touch with friends...."

Sept. 18, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Free Will Astrology
Your weekly horoscope, May 8-14
"...live your life, from memory or from inspiration," writes teacher Joe Vitale. Many of you Cancerians favor memory over..."

May 15, 2020 Column by Rob Brezsny

Checking In: Caleb De Casper Persists Glamorously
Flamboyant expressionist needs to hook up, yo
"...Beethoven to feel serene and at peace, Blondie and Cher to feel fun and carefree, Lana Del Rey and..."

April 10, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Adds Glass Animals, Girlpool & Black Lips
Artist roster expands by 162 acts
"...Michael Doucet et Lâcher Prise (Lafayette, LA.)..."

Feb. 27, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Mike McCoy’s Trompe-l’œil
"...troubadour's wit going back to the 1991 formation of Cher UK, a Kansas City-birthed punk amalgam in which he..."

Jan. 3, 2020 Music Review by Greg Stitt

A Successful Fifth Year for Austin International Drag Festival
Inclusivity, respect, and fabulousness are the rules of AIDF
"...stunning show (and your writer’s personal favorite) came from Cher-lookalike Discord Adams, who performed an impassioned take of “What’s..."

Nov. 20, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Saskia Henn

Ready or Not
Party games will be the death of Samara Weaving in this raucous black comedy
"...for the whole film) or Cloris Leachman's inimitable Frau Blücher. Similarly, while Wynonna Earp lead Melanie Scrofano may have..."

Aug. 23, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Festival Founder Resurrects Spamarama After 12-Year Hiatus
Spam-centered celebration comes to Moontower Saloon
"...the newly penned “The Meat Goes On” (Sonny & Cher’s “The Beat Goes On”)...."

July 4, 2019 Food Post by Alexandra Currie-Buckner

Paramount Lights Up With Summer Classics Series
Your favorite way to get out of the heat is back
"...Casablanca to the unlikely pairing of Nic Cage and Cher in Moonstruck...."

May 16, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Shinyribs Frontman Kevin Russell Will Perform Gourds Set for Electric Lounge Reunion
Reliving the wild and woolly Nineties music scene downtown
"...Graham Reynolds (4:15), Hilary Thomas (5:05), Kevin Russell (5:10), Cher U.K. (6), Horsies (6:45), Genevieve Van Cleve (7:30), Hamell..."

April 11, 2019 Music Post by Michael Toland

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...Debbie Harry is a year older than Cher...."

March 29, 2019 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...What do Whoopi Goldberg, Steven Spielberg, Cher, Octavia Spen­cer, Tim Tebow, Henry Wink­ler, Keira Knightley, Anderson..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

The Past, Present, and Future of Waller and Shoal Creeks
Finally doing right by Austin's waterways
"...and made us Austin. Beyond Shoal Creek lay the Coman­chería, until Lamar upended Hous­ton's peace policies and waged war..."

Nov. 30, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Second SXSW 2019 Band List
Black Midi, Jealous of the Birds, Deerhunter, and 247 others
"...Dream Catchers Dance Academy (Ikorodu, Nigeria)..."

Nov. 28, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
The paternity mystery is solved, but the ABBA hits keep coming
"...Stellan Skarsgård, Christine Baranski, Colin Firth, Julie Walters and Cher...."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Gay Place
A sign of good things to come?
"...buncha queer artists are kicking off Float Fest so getcher dance on. Fri., July 20, 7pm. Hard Luck Lounge,..."

July 20, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...Sabrina Ellis and Andrew Cashen. Also the Sonny & Cher behind the equally electrifying Sweet Spirit, not only was..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Ann Kitchen 1, Precourt Sports Ventures Nil
Updating the score in the quest for the Columbus Crew
"...Yet that same day, Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fis­cher told the Columbus Dispatch that Precourt had reopened conversations..."

Feb. 2, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Five Arty Things to Do: Oct. 27-29
You’ll do the mash? The monster mash? Alrighty, then.
"...team up to offer you a screening of that Cher movie Moonstruck at the Ritz and then put you..."

Oct. 25, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

My Obsession: Therapy With Nineties Supermodels
Escape via the long gay tradition of diva worship
"...to teach me the pantheon of Barbra, Liza, and Cher. But I suppose Linda, Christy, and Naomi filled that..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Screens Column by Brandon Watson

Gay Place
So much queer fun this week
"...if you're looking for a sober, social space, go getcher dance on .... This week we're also giving a..."

July 14, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

Swingle All the Way!
Stritch, Caruso deliver hit holiday cabaret from Birdland
"...shows back at the time. I mean, Sonny & Cher would always have a Christmas special, you know, and..."

Dec. 20, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Lou Reed Box Set Tells Tale of Early Solo Career
The RCA & Arista Album Collection's 17 discs document the Seventies and Eighties
"...about heroin, homosexuality, and anything else making people uncomfortable. Cher reportedly opined, "The only thing the Velvet Underground will..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Eminent Domain
Rock Rose takes over North Austin
"...jicama, mango, cucumber, carrots, pineapple, and lime juice. As Cher Horowitz taught us, "anything you can do to draw..."

June 24, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Gods of Egypt
We already have a strong contender for the worst film of 2016
"...the sequins on a Bob Mackie gown in a Cher midseason variety special. It’s an expression of flashy showmanship..."

March 4, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Best Bites From Wine & Swine
Good weather, good food, good wine
"...a generous dose of Steen's cane syrup. Good eatin, cher...."

Nov. 9, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Fun Fun Fun Fest: Peaches
Then she brought out the dancing vaginas
"...two dancers changed costumes with the efficiency of a Cher impersonator, going from posh blond unicorns to bondage babes..."

Nov. 7, 2015 Music Post by Greg Beets

New Name, Same Game
S-Comm's end hasn't lessened the fear of deportation for Travis County's immigrants
"...Immigration attorney Amelia Ruiz Fis­cher called the new emphasis on keeping detentions to 48..."

July 10, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Gay Place: Drag Central
Dressed down or up, this weekend in Austin is a drag, drag, drag
"...Michaels Do you believe in life after Chad? Does Cher? Or is that the other way around? Fri., May..."

May 1, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

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