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Creative Action's I Spy Pie a Big Success
Kids and families enjoy art, music, and pie
"...The talented and energetic folks from Creative Action (formerly Theater Action Project) certainly know how to..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Mayor Presents Creative Stimulus Policy
Addressing music and arts survival in this “affordability crisis”
" times when affordability is of increasing concern in creative sectors. It’s the most substantial music and arts related..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin Creative Alliance's Summit Report
The service organization moves beyond talk with four ideas on how the city can expand its cultural infrastructure
"...Ba-doom!!! Artists and creatives priced out of the capital city relocate to Lockhart,..."

April 15, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Killing Nazis the Finnish Way: Jalmari Helander on Hyperviolent Action-Comedy Sisu
How mud and sand made for a gritty World War II romp
"...combo makes sense for his latest film, hilariously gruesome action-comedy Sisu. He teams up with his Rare Exports star..."

April 25, 2023 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Creative Classroom Fund
The Arts in Austin ISD get a million-dollar boost
"...14 at Lamar Middle School, will establish the Austin Creative Classroom Fund, a resource that will enable teachers in..."

May 11, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"I Am Art" Turns Private Austin Estate into Creative Paradise
This Saturday’s Women & Their Work soirée is, ah, WOW …
"...that Cowden’s referring to? Because there are so many creative people involved with the progressive art gallery that’s celebrating..."

April 10, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Creative Plundering with Mark Hosler
" sample and manipulate existing works for their own creative use. Basically, he says, Negativland has taken a page..."

March 7, 1997 Screens Feature by Ken Lieck

“Alba Corral: Thoughts in Action” at Generative Art Project
The new gallery screens our present into the future with beauty and depth
"..."This visual control is a testament to Corral's creative talent, coding skills, and technical knowledge of the rapidly..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Alamo's Action Man
Programmer Greg MacLennan on the world's most ridiculous job
" me, and he was with Henri Mazza, the creative director of the Drafthouse at the time." They ended..."

Oct. 13, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Luv Doc Recommends: All American Rejects, Rooney, The Action Is
La Zona Rosa, Friday, November 25, 2005
"...and last big hit, the Rejects have taken long, creative nap and coughed up a catchy new album, Move..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Column by The Luv Doc

Bringers of Joy
20,000 Austin kids are happily learning to make positive change in their lives through Creative Action
"...Or maybe you have heard of Creative Action, formerly Theatre Action Project, most likely from its..."

Nov. 14, 2014 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

John Wick: Chapter 2
The body count increases exponentially in this new installment
"...second chapter to 2014’s out-of-nowhere hit has the same action verve and flair for inventive set-pieces that the first..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

PeopleFund East Night Summit
Learning how to make Austin's creative success pay off for you
"...revenues, almost 49,000 jobs created. The impact of Austin's creative industries on the local economy has generated buckets of..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Enjoying and Making Art at the 2019 West Austin Studio Tour
Artists offer demos, workshops, and experiences to get you in on the creative action
"...share what they know to help you join the creative process. That's evident in this year's West Austin Studio..."

May 10, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Gabrielle Hamilton Cooks in Austin
Award-winning chef and author is a guest during Austin Style Week
"...of the 11th annual Austin Style Week and benefits Creative Action...."

Sept. 24, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

This documentary manages to do something damn near impossible: make the subject of the U.S. national debt understandable and, moreover, render it interesting and urgent.
"...couldn't foresee this eventuality and had to find a creative solution for displaying the sum once it became necessary..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: Where's the Fire?
How urgent is the plan to aid the music and creative sectors?
"...When Mayor Steve Adler announced his Music & Creative Ecosystem Omnibus Resolution, you could smell smoke from a..."

July 1, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Five Things That Are Worthy of Your Generous Support
Local arts organizations need your help when it comes to end-of-year giving
"...we want to help support an entire community of creative workers and supercharge the cultural goodness of the very..."

Dec. 17, 2021 Arts Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Hotel Artemis
A bleak but stylish future, where only criminals can afford healthcare
"...ago), the Nurse is an unlikely star of an action movie/crime thriller. Yet this is one of the major..."

June 8, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pizzagate Targets East Side Pies
No charges will be filed in ESP harassment and vandalism incidents
"...there – and decided to get in on the action. Wild and malicious rumors began circulating on Reddit and..."

Dec. 16, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Killing Them Softly
Some great performances punctuate the odd pacing in this adapatation of George V. Higgins' Cogan's Trade, set within the criminal underworld.
" is a crime film in which spurts of action occasionally puncture calm and sustained scenes of dialogue and..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Latest dinosaur romp sticks to the equation, but still evolves the action
" the crew encounters an exploding volcano, and an extraction team more interested in trophies than survivors...."

June 22, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

A magic wishing rock becomes the undoing of an entire community in this appealing new kids romp from Robert Rodriguez.
"...kid pics and grisly adult fare. All are comedic action romps highlighted by their homegrown flavor of technological wizardry..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Spy Kids
The first entry in Rodriguez's kids action movie remains the best in the series.
"...Robert Rodriguez - the filmmaker they associate with blazing action show-stoppers like El Mariachi, Desperado, From Dusk Till Dawn,..."

March 30, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Flintstones
"...all you believe. This big budget, big screen, live action comedy based on the Sixties TV cartoon -- itself..."

June 3, 1994 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Most Wanted
" clearly a stone devotee of the school of action-espionage cinema characterized by rogue spy agencies, enigmatically code-named conspiracies,..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Leonor Will Never Die
Wildly creative Filipino romp finds spectral fun in Manila's film biz
"...Leonor – once a successful screenwriter of low-budget Filipino action flicks in the Seventies and Eighties – locates an..."

Dec. 2, 2022 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Animation and reality collide in this paean to pubescence
"...of Conduct handbook. Their plots are quite ingenious and creative, qualities that make the perpetrators Public Enemy No. 1..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever
" hard little lead slugs. But beyond the occasionally creative love of the excessive -- such as the uncomfortably..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
This martial arts film succeeds as a great pulp yarn, a historical drama, an epic love story, a humorous action tale, and a modern feminist fable.
"...Lee's flawlessly elegant martial arts movie. Fans of Chinese action movies are sure to marvel at the seamlessness of..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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