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Austin's House Music Scene Clings to the African-American Community That Birthed It
House music rose to prominence from Chicago’s black music community and hangs on here in its original form
"...This past November, the North Door hosted house music history. A more electronic and minimalist offshoot of..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Much ado about Manor Road; plus, Ahmad Modoni returns from Oaxca and sadness at the Chicago Dog House
"...near the lake, the folks at Hill Country Pasta House (3519 RR 620 N., 266-9445) have just completed a..."

Nov. 18, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

These four stories of unabashed sexual intimacy are often funny, sometimes poignant, always unconventional and playfully erotic.
"...had been based prior to his recent move to Chicago. Three of the segments were written by Carlos Treviño..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Road to Perdition
" be in a revenge saga set in Capone's Chicago, circa 1931? The mafia is never explicitly mentioned here,..."

July 12, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Gimme Danger
Welcome to the fun house
"...the Stooges’ slatheringly romantic love-dirge “I Wanna Be Your Dog,” so you know where I stand on the subject,..."

Nov. 11, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

First Look: The Badlands
Homey dive has a local vibe
"...Shane Howard's lifelong dream of opening a hot dog stand was realized after relocating to Austin, the land..."

Dec. 9, 2014 Food Post by Adrienne Whitehorse

Take Me Out to the Ballgame
I'll stick with peanuts and Cracker Jack
"..."I swear to God, if I see another hot dog on these menus, I'm going to scream," said my..."

July 18, 2014 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Gary Primich
Texas Platters
"...Gary PrimichDog House Music (TMG) It ain't easy being a blues..."

June 7, 2002 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Live Music This Weekend, Aug. 25-27
Your auditory agenda for the next three days
"...Get out of the house, grab a drink, and stand by other hot and..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

News Ticker: April 24
All the news that's fit to blog
"...up for animal rights, Naomi Gonzalez makes lemonade, and Chicago relishes a departure. Bluster is on the News Ticker...."

April 24, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Tony Visconti Part 1
"...Low, Heroes, Scary Monsters, and Heathen made him a household name in my music library. That producer’s credit carried..."

June 19, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Zach Theatre's The Great Society
Robert Schenkkan's smart script and remarkable ensemble work make this a powerful look at LBJ's White House years
"...supporters of LBJ's presidency, such as Mayor Daley in Chicago (James Davies), are intent on resisting the tide of..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Artisan sausage debuts in Austin, all wrapped up in bacon
"...Frank407 Colorado, 494-6916, Monday-Wednesday, 8am-10pm; Thursday-Saturday, 8am-2am; Sunday brunch, 11am-3pm..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Out of Bounds Comedy Festival 2018: Picks
In the bounty of improv, sketch, & stand-up, some of our picks
"...matter … until it is. That’s in the final dog days when the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival shows..."

Aug. 28, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Violet Crown Cinema
Move over, Jujubes
" Austin. We have the exceptional group of Alamo Draft­house Cinemas with their good food and personal service. Then..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Food Review by Wes Marshall

Off the Record
Mining the vaults of Austin City Limits, navigating the SXSW grid, and hanging with Jenny Wolfe After School
"...Songs, Volume 1, the two camps met up at Chicago's Engine Music Studios for a session back in November...."

Feb. 27, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Ray Manzarek: Trying to Set the World on Fire
The late Doors keyboardist at the Garden of Eden
"...Jim. We grew up on the south side of Chicago...."

May 23, 2013 Music Post by Danielle Zelisko

SXSW Film Conference and Festival '98

March 20, 1998 Screens Feature

"...Houston's Justice label, the Rounder of the Southwest, Dayton's roadhouse rhythms stick to your ribs like good chicken-fried steak...."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

On Leaving Dove Springs
A meditation on neighborhood, fear, family, and change
"...On my last visit to my parents' house in Dove Springs, my mother showed me the hiding..."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Jesus Gonna Be Here
Johnny Toxic
" irresistible, percussion-laden groove that had the nearly full house whoopin' it up and rockin' in their seats. This..."

March 26, 1999 Music Feature

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...up for an Oscar this year. (Pecan St. Ale House, 8pm) -- Margaret Moser..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

Best of Print 1995
Words: Printed, Spoken, and Painted
"...* Last night of the Chicago House: This past October, Chicago House, the venerable home..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Books Feature

Thanks, Canada
Blood-soaked nights on the road to punk rock with the Krum Bums
"...Records. I've been confined to a van alongside: Trae Dog (guitar), J.V. Krum (bass), Justin (guitar), and Tommy G...."

July 11, 2008 Music Feature by David Rodriguez

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...BOBBY CONN: Bobby Conn is a Chicago artist signed to Thrill Jockey, but is about as..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Record Reviews
Prince Paul
"...heard before, but done better, faster, slicker. The funky house beat of "Shudder/King of Snake" could be any number..."

May 14, 1999 Music Review

Readers Poll
"...HONORABLE MENTIONSLouie's 106, Gilligan's, MarsBEST STEAKRuth's Chris SteakhouseRUNNERS-UPSullivan's, Austin Land & Cattle Co., Texas Land & Cattle..."

May 12, 2000 Food Feature

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...while they're still a far cry from being a household name to Yanks, that should change as soon as..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

10 in Focus
"...scrappy, wry, funny, and bittersweet story of a bored housewife attempting to heal from a rape two years before..."

March 13, 1998 Screens Feature

Friday Picks & Sleepers
Obvious Picks and loads of not-so-obvious Sleepers!
"...Kirk Franklin 7pm, PromiseLand Church Fort Worth vocal powerhouse Kirk Franklin hasn't abandoned gospel messaging in favor of..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

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