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The Czech Republic of Texas
The story behind the iconic photo and the iconic bakery that's in it
"...between Austin and Dallas knows this highway beacon. The Czech Stop, opened in 1983, not only name-czechs (ugh, sorry)..."

April 18, 2013 Emergency Post by Kate X Messer

Fantastic Fest Won’t Stop Announcing Awesome Stuff
May the Schwartz be with all of us
"...ahead of their deadly pursuers and stay alive. To stop the operation, the team embarks on an impossible, cross-country..."

Sept. 8, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Explosion at Plant in West, Texas Shakes the State
As many as 30 feared dead in fertilizer plant accident
"...Texas town of West – perhaps best-known for the Czech Stop (pictured) and its kolaches on the I-35 corridor..."

April 18, 2013 News Post by Monica Riese

Kolaches Are a Big Hit in Brooklyn
Homesick Texans visit bakery for a taste of home
"...West, Texas, over Labor Day weekend to celebrate their Tex-Czech heritage with polka music and kolaches, homesick Texans in..."

Sept. 3, 2013 Food Post by Phillip Pantuso

Where the Shadows Are Deepest
The search for, and subsequent conversation with, country singer James Hand
"...at FM 2118, the main east-west thoroughfare of "The Czech Point of Central Texas," known to census-takers and rural-route..."

May 5, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Mick's Kolache Chronicles
Mick Vann and a Pal Stop in Ellinger for Kolaches
"...It was a toss-up between the big highway truck stop or Weikel's in downtown LaGrange. In hindsight, we should..."

Aug. 29, 2012 Food Post by Mick Vann

Lunacy
Jan Svankmajer's creepy-crawl slowly becomes one of the most mordantly beautiful of the director's films, an asylum-set anti-love story with mobile body parts and splashy theatrics.
"...then it's a safe bet you're unfamiliar with the Czech director's hallucinatory and visceral work, which frequently incorporates the..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Faust
"...for celebration, and Faust is no exception. Svankmajer, the Czechoslovakian king of surreal animation, has been in the public..."

Oct. 14, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Little Otik
Brazenly bizarre animated feature by Czech filmmaker Svankmajer.
"...the heart of this brazenly bizarre new film by Czech filmmaker Jan Svankmajer (Alice, Faust) isn't your average bassinet..."

March 15, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Iraq in Even Deeper Doo-Doo: International News Roundup
"...the 2010 World Cup, have until today (Thursday) to "stop interfering in sport to avoid being banned from international..."

May 28, 2008 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut
And there are many places to find nuts and treats on the road
"...holiday season? Want to know some great places to stop? Check this week's feature on pecan maven Lucille Tobias..."

Dec. 12, 2014 Food Post by Kate X Messer

Carpenters Hall Is Smart, Beautiful, and Almost Annoyingly Cool
The restaurant within Carpenter Hotel is a conceptual ode to German, Czech, and Texan cuisines
"...lobby, bar, restaurant, and Hot L Coffee, but hospitality one-stop shop the Mighty Union expanded the property to include..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Christopher Juniper..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Column

Xenophobia?
International Acts at SXSW
"...STO ZVIRAT (Prague, Czech Republic): It's pronounced Stow Zvee-rhot and their first U.S..."

March 7, 1997 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

All Life's Cracked Up to Be
The last days of Tobias Pecans
"...Hruska's, of course, is a favorite stop on any given road trip barreling through Ellinger, Texas..."

Dec. 12, 2014 Food Feature by Kate X Messer

The Collected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer
The two-disc 'Collected Shorts' spans 27 years, and while some of the films don't fully cross the CGI generational divide, you can see in all of them why animators like Tim Burton have been so strongly influenced by Svankmajer's work
"...on TV can have great computer graphics, Svankmajer's hands-on stop-motion animation is something to marvel at. The two-disc Collected..."

Sept. 9, 2005 Screens Review by Nora Ankrum

Arts Stalwarts
Twelve of Austin's cultural heroes will be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame at the 2003 Austin Critics Table Awards ceremony, and here is an introduction to them and some of their significant contributions to the local arts scene.
"...next to no exposure to theatre. But that didn't stop him from writing the book on the subject --..."

May 30, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips
The Painted Churches of Fayette County.
"...from Austin, Fayette County was settled by German and Czech immigrants beginning in the 1850s. As the small family..."

March 9, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Postmarks
I never thought the letters in "Postmarks Forum" were real until this happened to me ...
"...dumber than a dog turd sitting next to a stop sign. The coming months will bear this out as..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Column

Day Trips
Hostyn might be the most interesting place in Texas that you have never heard of
"...Czech families began arriving in 1856. Besides the church, the..."

Aug. 29, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Fantastic Fest Unleashes Final Wave
New films from Charlie Kaufman and Owen Egerton join fest
"...Alamo Drafthouse boss Tim League called it "fabulous. It's stop-motion animation, and all the voices except for one character..."

Sept. 9, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood explains why Texas Folklife Resources' new exhibit "The Welcoming Table" is worth a visit and updates readers on local culinary news.
"...Grant documenting food traditions in four Texas ethnic communities: Czech, Konkani, Mexican-American and Swedish. Every day ethnic communities in..."

June 23, 2000 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The AggreGAYtor: August 13
Your daily dose of LGBTQ news
"...sends nasty missive to the US Embassy for backing Czech Pride. Among the more notable signees are Hans Gruber,..."

Aug. 13, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Day Trips
Hruska's Store & Bakery offers weary travelers world-class kolaches and much more
"...Store & Bakery in Ellinger is no ordinary pit stop on the drive between Austin and Houston along TX..."

July 8, 2011 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Long and the Short of It
The expansive Cinematexas short film festival
"...Milos Forman said it best when he famously described Czech filmmaker/ animator/national treasure Jan Svankmajer as "Luis Buñuel +..."

Sept. 14, 2001 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Can Tom Zigal Really Say That?
"The truth is, I didn't know a thing about the world of mystery writers and crime publishing," Tom Zigal, the author of three mystery novels, says. Chronicle writer Dick Holland discovers why Zigal might say such a thing and why it may not matter in light of Pariah, Zigal's new installment in the Kurt Muller mystery series.
"...American Art at UT's Blanton Museum. Zigal is a Czech-Texan name, and there is a clan of them in..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Be Filled With Dredd For Other Worlds
Judge Dredd retrospective plus new hits for SF fest
"...Maintaining law and order in the dystopian Mega-City One, one of the last strongholds against the..."

Nov. 11, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips
Take a ride on Capt. Day Trips' magical musical tour
"...While you're in Lubbock, stop by the former home of C.B. "Stubb" Stubblefield's barbecue..."

March 14, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Postmarks
Austin - bands, bikes, billboards, ballots, Bradley, and beyond - under scrutiny.
"...other downtown streets, the cars clog every lane. They stop moving, but keep emitting heat and poisonous gases. Worst..."

April 27, 2001 Column

The Illustrated World at AFS Cinema's New Season of Animation
There’s more to animation than Disney and Miyazaki
"...There's something inherently unnerving about the juddering gestures of stop-motion, and few filmmakers have perfected the dark dream logic..."

July 5, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

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