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"...the feel-good transplant miracle of the decade! Party at Chicago House! Details to follow..." Well, follow there have, albeit..."

Aug. 9, 1996 Music Column

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

Bringing Down the House
"...talents on the heels of her Oscar-nominated performance in Chicago. Though she does not sing in this film, she..."

March 7, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Rise of the House of Torment
Austin's biggest home haunt is now a national phenomenon
"...haunt businesses in the nation. Its hub: Austin's own House of Torment...."

Oct. 28, 2015 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

#ACreads: 'The Hundred-Year House'
Chat about Rebecca Makkai's ghost story/satire/mystery Aug. 25
"...We initially chose The Hundred-Year House as August's Austin Chronicle Book Club selection for the..."

Aug. 13, 2014 Books Post by Amy Gentry

What in Our House?
Theatrical perversity in Chicago: the Austin connection
" the focus of a recent story in the Chicago Reader titled "At Profiles Theatre the drama – and..."

July 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Shanon Weaver

Cookbook Authors Come to Olamaie, Josephine House
Combine your love of making and eating food
"...Chicago based chefs Abraham Conlon and Adrienne Lo, co-owners of..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Food Post by Sierra Diaz

Scott Blackwood Adapts to Chicago
Austin's loss is Chicago's gain as the award-winning writer moves on to Chicago with a new novel set in the Deep Eddy neighborhood.
"...for his story collection In the Shadow of Our House, and the Southwest Texas State MFA grad and Dobie..."

Feb. 16, 2009 Books Post by Joe O'Connell

'The Hundred-Year House'
Author Rebecca Makkai teases the real and the unreal in this 'Austin Chronicle' Book Club selection
"...Rebecca Makkai's The Hundred-Year House is a sly, funny, literary mystery, a meet-cute romantic..."

Aug. 22, 2014 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

Possessed by Paul James at Chicago’s Moonrunners Fest
ATX folker proves a reaffirming antidote to shocking violence
"...pushing our tour van through the pissed-off crawl of Chicago’s rush hour, arriving at the crash house, and scooping..."

April 28, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

David Mamet: Textual Perversity From Chicago
For his first residency at UT, Mamet discusses his work and career in a public conversation
" from Glengarry Glen Ross and American Buffalo to House of Games and State and Main; his new play..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The House That PAC Built
"...That play in the house that PAC built...."

Oct. 2, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Lit-urday: Burning Down George Orwell's House
Whisky? Check. Women? Check. Weather? Check. Werewolf? Uh oh.
"...Burning Down George Orwell's House..."

April 4, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Tellers Debuts Downtown on Friday
Motivational speaking realtor is Austin’s newest club owner
"...acquisition for 607 Trinity, the building previously known as Chicago House, which will soon become his debut venue, Tellers...."

Sept. 29, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Dancing About Architecture
Chicago Music Hall
"...wasn't kidding when she said the new location for Chicago House would be a surprise; it's going to be..."

Aug. 16, 1996 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Closing a Kinder, Gentler Art Space
"..."Chicago House is as much an idea as a place,"..."

Oct. 20, 1995 Music Feature

CM Punk and Travis Stevens Hunt for the Girl on the Third Floor
SXSW Midnighter follows a haunting in Chicago
"...Every neighborhood has that house: the one with the stories and the history, the..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

One Man Talking
In these days of HDTV, IMAX theatres with SurroundSound, and interactive software in 3-D hyper-realism, who wants to listen to one man talking for 90 minutes on a stage? A lot of people, when the man is Steven Tomlinson, award-winning economics lecturer, lay preacher, and Austin's premier monologist, as Wayne Alan Brenner explains.
"...recent work, Millennium Bug: Why else would they pack house after house for an extended and re-extended run at..."

March 31, 2000 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Fellowship of the Tortilla
Peña Unites Central-American Folk
"...for a show: Sunday afternoon. But when I open Chicago House's oblique door and step inside, it could be..."

Oct. 20, 1995 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
"...raised any hopes, however slight, about the future of Chicago House, I hope you didn't get too worked up..."

Oct. 20, 1995 Music Column

Glynda Cox: In Memoriam
The co-owner of beloved arts venue Chicago House and one of the great moms of the arts scene has passed
"...for nine years ran the beloved Downtown performance venue Chicago House with her partner, Peg Miller, passed away in..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Crossroads 3
I went up to the Crossroads – and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – fell down on my knees
" Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival, just outside of Chicago...."

July 2, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Tasting Defeat
"...any number of longtime local singer-songwriters -- at the Chicago House. In 1989 and 1990, while Nelson was finishing..."

Jan. 22, 1999 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Memoirs of a Geisha
Well, we’re not in Chicago anymore, or even its soundstage approximation, but that hasn’t stopped Oscar-nominated director Rob Marshall from fashioning another epic spectacle out of two squabbling women in (a sort-of) show business.
"...Youki Kudoh and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. Well, we’re not in Chicago anymore, or even its soundstage approximation, but that hasn’t..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Little Fockers
Surely we're not the only ones Fockered out as this franchise aims for low-brow smut in its third outing.
"...their lives – the couple is now residing in Chicago and raising twins. Greg (né Gaylord – apparently “Gay”..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Craddick Praised for Leadership
Speaker in Chicago for American Legislative Exchange Council award
" clear some space on the dresser: He's in Chicago today, receiving the William J. Raggio award from congenital..."

July 30, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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

State of the Slam
The 1999 Austin Poetry Slam Team barely missed making the finals of the recent National Poetry Slam in Chicago, but after the trials and tribulations of the past few months (which continue into the present), the team was just happy to be there.
"...of the National Poetry Slam (NPS) August 11-14 in Chicago. The team, comprised of NPS veterans Mike Henry, Phil..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Books Feature by Christopher Gray

Music Recommended
David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails
"...stage. - Ken Lieck LUTHER ALLISON Antone's, Friday 13 Chicago's other blues label, Alligator, has high hopes for Luther..."

Oct. 13, 1995 Music Feature

Finding Vivian Maier
After buying a storage locker full of unknown photos, the filmmaker becomes the de facto executor of the unheralded photographer of the title.
"...In 2007 at a Chicago auction house, John Maloof purchased a storage locker crammed..."

May 2, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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