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Texas Book Festival Lineup Revealed
Attendees include Junot Díaz, Cheryl Strayed, and... Tony Danza?
"...The Texas Book Festival announced its 2012 slate today, featuring big hitters in..."

Sept. 12, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

How DPS's Occupation of a Border Town May Have Crippled Its Economy
Rio Grande City sees a marked decline in sales and tourism
"...damaging the economy of a small town near the border? Eloy Vera suspects as much. He's a county judge..."

Oct. 6, 2017 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

Festival Picks
Cine las Americas previews
"...word we hear in Norteado is spoken by a border guard, in English, and well into the movie: "Next."..."

April 16, 2010 Screens Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Exit, Stage Left
"...began as a Modern Rock (aka 101X) hit before "crossing over," the new song is starting right off the..."

June 25, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Austin Music goes to Amsterdam, and the Spankers come back from there; more albums don't come out, and more bad club news
"...they're already planning their trip to a huge Americana festival outside of Amsterdam. That extravaganza, in Utrecht, is scheduled..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

World Party
The Crossing Border Festival left my brain slightly overcast
"...centers. In Den Haag, Holland, last week for the Crossing Border Festival, a whirl of music and literature that..."

Nov. 25, 2009 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

American Movie
What to see at the sixth annual Cine Las Americas.
"...opportunities in this year's Cine Las Americas International Film Festival of the Americas to experience those dreams. Some films..."

April 25, 2003 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Sin Nombre
Winner of dual awards for directing and cinematography at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, this immigrant drama is suffused with gritty realism, poetic imagery, and melodramatic hokiness.
"...for directing and cinematography at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, this immigrant drama aims to cross over from strictly..."

April 17, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

I Wanna Be a Paperback Writer
Perusing the Texas Book Festival Panels
"...Over a two-day period last weekend, the Texas Book Festival sponsored some 21 panels whose topics spanned from the..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Books Feature

Small World and Blurred Boundaries: AFS Essential Cinema
Crossing Borders: Immigration in Global Cinema
"...with its drug cartels have started seeping across the border, threatening to move their way farther and farther north...."

April 3, 2009 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

TV Eye
POV's 'Al Otro Lado'
"...been studying the distinct immigration experience of the U.S.-Mexico border, the renewed attention to the "immigrant problem" is both..."

July 28, 2006 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

The Medium Mash
Previewing MALI Women's Film & Performance Arts Festival
"...Arts & Literacy Institute's Women's Film & Performance Arts Festival. Now in its ninth year, the four-day music, film,..."

May 15, 2009 Screens Feature by Cindy Widner

SXSW Film Festival and Conference
"...of some films currently showing in the SXSW Film Festival. The symbols (RP) and (WP) indicate regional and world..."

March 14, 1997 Screens Feature

Picks & Sleepers
"...can provide: advance information on over two-thirds of the festival's showcases. Already, in the last two issues, somewhere in..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

Day Trips
"...The Crossing in Bastrop re-creates a small settlement on the Colorado..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Universal Talent
From 1961 to 1992, Julioeloy Mesa worked in the Cuban Institute of Cinematic Industry and Art, making movie posters that earned international awards, exhibitions in museums, and even a permanent collection in the Library of Congress. Though he now lives comfortably in Austin, Texas, Mesa's artistic struggle continues.
"...won awards in international competitions, including the Cannes Film Festival, and were exhibited not only in film conferences and..."

July 13, 2001 Arts Feature by Rob Curran

The Buzz Heard 'Round the World
"...Gunnar Hansen as Chainsaw's Leatherface..."

Oct. 30, 1998 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Day Trips
"...New Braunfels' Clear Springs Restaurant has no trouble filling..."

April 10, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Oil's Well That Ends Well
"...Chocolate Lizards: A Novel by Cole Thompson St. Martin's..."

May 7, 1999 Books Feature

Record Reviews
Abbey Lincoln
"...In 1982, when Mississippi-born Cassandra Wilson moved to New..."

April 2, 1999 Music Review

The Star Maps Hustle
Interview With Filmmaker Miguel Arteta
"...photograph by Todd V. Wolfson Perhaps the first thing..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Day Trips
"...photograph by Gerald E. McLeod..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...trip from Edge Falls Road to the Spring Branch crossing downstream from the present park to see for themselves..."

May 1, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The More Things Change...
"...illustration by Doug Potter TOP NINE BUZZWORDS EVERY NEIGHBORHOOD..."

Jan. 8, 1999 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

As Queer As It Gets
Christian McLaughlin, the Balzac of Melrose Place

June 12, 1998 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Day Trips
"...The dam in Louise Haynes Park in Kerrville is..."

May 8, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Coloring in the Margins
Pop-up series Alt Girl Cinema highlights diversity
"...mission when, during last year's Cine Las Americas Film Festival, they met Marcela Morán, who was screening her latest..."

Jan. 22, 2016 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Dining del Lago 2010
What a difference some rain makes! The water is blue, the hills are green, and several new restaurants are cooking near area lakes.
"...the area. Fans of The Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival will recall their multiple awards at the annual end-of-summer..."

July 2, 2010 Food Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...applied to be the artistic director of Austin Shakespeare Festival, a position for which he was passed over in..."

Oct. 4, 2002 Column

The Prison Diaries of the Fabulous Thunderbirds' Preston Hubbard
" up! At its peak in the mid-to-late-Eighties, the festival drew something like 18,000 people to Auditorium Shores, not..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Music Feature by Preston Hubbard

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