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Chicago Remixes Chicago
Founding keyboardist Robert Lamm’s gym kismet
"...Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire pull into Circuit of..."

July 16, 2015 Music Post by Greg Beets

This film adaptation doesn't so much recall the glory days of movie musicals as give it a new, era-specific reason to wake up and shake its tail feather.
"...musical, those extravagant Technicolor, pomp, and pancake make-up parades. Chicago doesn't either, exactly – it's too fierce and lean..."

Jan. 3, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Chicago 10
The trial that resulted from the demonstrations outside the 1968 Democratic convention in Chicago were a media spectacle that is well-captured here.
"...Directed by: Brett Morgen. Chicago in late August 1968 was a madhouse. You could..."

April 4, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Chicago Whole Foods Protest Reaches Austin
Nationwide petition demands reinstatement of fired worker
" of Austin workers joined Whole Foods employees in Chicago demanding the reinstatement of Rhiannon Broschat, a Chicago employee..."

Feb. 17, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Page Two: SXSW and 2011 Chicago International Movies & Music Festival
Part One: My Beginnings and Chicago
"...This past weekend I was at the 2011 Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, which ran from April..."

April 22, 2011 Column by Louis Black

The Trial of the Chicago 7
The famous anti-protestor show trial recounted
"...the trial, writer/director Aaron Sorkin diverges from 1970's The Chicago Conspiracy Trial, 1987's Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago..."

Oct. 9, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Chicago Comparison
"...annual report (and the plan it contains) against the Chicago Climate Action Plan, released Sept. 19, 2008. The Chicago..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

A cast of familiar faces conjures Kander and Ebb's Jazz Age classic in an entertaining way
"...mix and you know you've taken a trip to Chicago. Any lover of musicals is likely to know the..."

June 26, 2015 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

SXSW Film Review: 'Born in Chicago'
Archival footage meets contemporary performances in this music doc
"...“You cannot play music that hasn’t passed through Chicago.” So declares Marshall Chess, scion of legendary Chess Records..."

March 15, 2013 SXSW Post by Michael King

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
The Chicago troupe's dances, grounded in contemporary ballet, ranged from ceremonial to intimate to absurd
"...Hubbard Street Dance ChicagoBass Concert Hall Jan. 29..."

Feb. 6, 2015 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

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.
"...the MFA Creative Writing Program at Roosevelt University in Chicago, where he fittingly read from the Association of Writers..."

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

Return to Chicago House
"...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

Reunited Chicago Extremists Indian Try to Top Their Swan Song
Austin Terror Fest welcomes reignited doom quartet
"...LP From All Purity, it left a hole in Chicago's extreme metal scene. The band agreed to put the..."

June 7, 2019 Music Feature by Michael Toland

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

Foreign & Domestic's Indie Chefs Table: Chicago's Jason Vincent
Ex-Nightwood maestro tag-teamed up a fine menu with Ned Elliott's crew
"...this series, the guest chef was Jason Vincent of Chicago, the man who's led the Windy City's award-winning Nightwood..."

April 25, 2014 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Hard Road to Chicago
Texecutioners head to nationals, face Bay Area
"...all head to the Uproar on the Lakeshore in Chicago, Nov. 8-10. However, Kansas' top slot means they get..."

Oct. 13, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Won't Be Surprised When Chicago Political Machine Takes Over Country
"...of the way, at least), and positioned by the Chicago political machine has, with the support of millions of..."

Nov. 10, 2008 Postmarks

David Mamet: Textual Perversity From Chicago
For his first residency at UT, Mamet discusses his work and career in a public conversation
"...his current television series, The Unit; his days in Chicago; his feelings about Hollywood; and maybe even the state..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Casino el Camino: The Chicago burger
Casino el Camino - the Chicago burger!

May 20, 2009 Food Post

Twice That Jazz
Double the mayhem, double the heat when Austin Playhouse and Georgetown Palace both stage Chicago
"...not be a hit? Well, in the case of Chicago, it helps to have sprung from the brilliant musical..."

May 29, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Interrupters
The Hoop Dreams filmmaker, Steve James, has a new documentary about a group working to halt crime in Chicago.
"...1994 doc, Hoop Dreams) to merit multiple mantelpieces, tackles Chicago's soaring crime rate, and in particular the work of..."

Sept. 30, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cadillac Records
The story of the birth of Chicago blues is well-told through this ensemble portrait of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Chuck Berry, Etta James, Little Walter, and their label, Chess Records.
" one of those primary musical wombs – postwar Chicago and the musicians who gravitated there, such as Muddy..."

Dec. 12, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

From the ATX to Chi-Town
Kyle Henry explores Chicago in Rogers Park
"...ATX Aughts indie film Room, may have relocated to Chicago in 2010, but even his position as an associate..."

March 23, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Family Thing
"...Faith,Country) tells Earl's story as he leaves Arkansas for Chicago in order to find his brother Roy (Jones), who..."

March 29, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

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
"...preceding it, the genre counts among its late-Eighties pioneers Chicago's Ron Trent, who debuted in Austin playing a three-hour..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

TV Eye: Crazy for Cop Shows
Cracking The Chicago Code
"...not simply like, but that I love. It's The Chicago Code, one of a slew of new series premiering..."

Feb. 4, 2011 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

CM Punk and Travis Stevens Hunt for the Girl on the Third Floor
SXSW Midnighter follows a haunting in Chicago
"...neighborhood. Frankfort, Ill., is a leafy dormitory community in Chicago's commuter belt. It's the kind of community where a..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

What They Had
Authentic Alzheimer's drama steers just clear of soap opera
"...grow exponentially. What They Had zooms in on one Chicago family whose commitments to one another become frayed when..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Divergent Series: Allegiant
The penultimate installment in this YA series arrives with a thud
"...of the Divergent series, set in a futuristic, ruined Chicago that, we discovered at the end of the preceding..."

March 25, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

In Memoriam: Peg Miller
Last call for the big-hearted co-owner of Chicago House
"...The co-owner and self-proclaimed booking czarina of Chicago House, a spot where many an Austin songwriter, poet,..."

Jan. 27, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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