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DVDanger: The Return of Artsploitation
Indie label returns with three psychosexual horrors
"...of outlets for them. So for fans of such films, the big question has been: Whatever happened to Artsploitation?..."

June 17, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Our readers talk back.
"...even hosting bands. A number of things about this festival were unfair. The fact that 34 out of 52..."

March 25, 2005 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...with a group that was included in the SXSW festival. I will never forget my initial impressions of this..."

May 10, 2002 Column

Beginning to See the Light
" otherworldly soothsayer, is a crucial point in the film. Its contrast to the rest of the movie is..."

April 30, 1999 Music Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

The Big Cheese
South by Southwest 1997
"...that the label could cash in on. Bennett, by contrast, only wanted to do material that would endure. Bennett..."

March 21, 1997 Music Feature

Point Austin: Have You Heard the Dish?
The ambivalent state of political journalism
" it must be worth reading. (There's an HBO film in the works as well.) By contrast, Death and..."

March 12, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Can the Bands Play On?
The Live Music Task Force tunes up to protect Austin's claim to fame
"...hold.) The fun-time allure of our musicians, clubs, and festivals like SXSW and Austin City Limits helps to attract..."

July 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Our readers talk back.
" care facilities subsidized by city tax dollars. In contrast, a city resident who pays real property taxes to..."

June 14, 2002 Column

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"..."What's your dream festival lineup, dead or alive?" asks Sun Radio this Labor..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Austin Symphony Orchestra: "Rach Star"
Orion Weiss played Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto with the Austin Symphony, and we were spellbound
"...broken by it. (That story was told in the film Shine, a fictionalized version of David Helfgott's life.) And..."

Jan. 17, 2020 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Iron Age's Seminal Album Reverberates Through Texas' Metal Scene
The Sleeping Eye turns 10 with a reissue, its creators and other Texas metal icons consider its influence
"...and long driveways open out onto ranches and farms. Contrast that to the urban sprawl of the Texas capital,..."

Oct. 18, 2019 Music Feature by Michael Toland

The Wrong Kind of Rebel Rock
Why bands are lowering the Confederate battle flag
"...So why has Southern rock, rap, and metal clung..."

July 22, 2015 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Sarah Hepola explains how she came to write a memoir on being a blackout drinker
"...features (going undercover to high school prom, anyone?), reviewing film, and serving as Screens editor. Since leaving Austin a..."

June 19, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

When Jimmy Comes Out, Go Crazy
Crowd's-eye-view of a 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' in Austin taping
"...Which was a marked contrast to the show's star. Kimmel has a kind of..."

March 14, 2014 Screens Post by Robert Faires

The Cable Guy: Paul Scheer
We get in 'League' with Paul Scheer
"...the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles, hosts a biweekly film appreciation podcast, "How Does This Get Made?", and appears..."

June 1, 2012 Screens Feature by Leah Churner

Off the Record
SXSW news and carryings-on
"...Daytrotter isn't alone rolling tape at Good Danny's. Following filming at both the Austin City Limits Music Festival and..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Party on the Patio
Live review of ZZ Top's 1st Annual La Grange Fest.
"...Austin Record Convention up on North Lamar, the Austin Film Festival’s pint-sized Pirate of the Caribbean took local gawkers..."

Oct. 24, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Chasing Amy
Painting lamps, chasing elephants, and singing with Alejandro Escovedo: Amy Cook jumps into the pool
"...A trip here for the Austin City Limits Music Festival got to her. She arrived in town and called..."

April 9, 2010 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

City Hall Hustle: Austin Interacts
It was that other mayor who jumped off bridges
" South­west Interactive this year has to be the Festival itself: the massive swell of the size and breadth..."

March 19, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Middle Americana
Boardroom song-craft? The Austin Songwriters Group Songwriters Symposium gets down to business.
"...musicians workshop their songs, guitar picking rings out in contrast to the sterile confines, white walls and fluorescent lights..."

Jan. 16, 2009 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

My Morning Jacket
"...At last year's Austin City Limits Music Festival, My Morning Jacket bent bizarre and epic, frontman Jim..."

June 20, 2008 Music Review by Doug Freeman

I See Dead People
The Black Angels conjure Austin's psychedelic renaissance
"...wall is laced with a white curtain for late-night film screenings. Resting beside the archaic projection system are stacks..."

May 9, 2008 Music Feature by Austin Powell

In Her Own Time
Haunting the dark corners of Karen Dalton
"...Digging for the story of Karen Dalton's life, by contrast, takes on the specter of chasing ghosts...."

Feb. 8, 2008 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Heaven up Here
27 reason to further investigate the UK roster of bands at SXSW 2006
"...South by Southwest and the Austin City Limits Music Festival last year, they managed mammoth inroads into these selfsame..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Internet Outlaw Michael Wolff Shoots Straight
"...keynote speakers at this year's South by Southwest Interactive Festival...."

March 5, 1999 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

Dancing About Architecture
Sweaty-sniffing, Credential-pressing
"...finally announced this year's keynote speaker, Nick Lowe, music festival organizers continue to tweak showcases. This year, SXSW is..."

Feb. 20, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

"...Seeger, and puts them onstage at the Philadelphia Folk Festival in July 1962. What we call folk music today..."

July 28, 1995 Music Feature

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