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New Names for the Texas Film Hall of Fame
Who is the first Austin Chronicle Champion of the Arts?
"...The Texas Film Hall of Fame is the Lone Star State's most prestigious..."

Feb. 22, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Now & Forever
New Orleans institution riles up the Paramount Friday
"...mother of all New Orleans’ brass tacks, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, celebrated its half-century anniversary in 2011. My..."

Feb. 20, 2014 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

City Hall Hustle: Strayhorn the Populist
Ex-mayor visits City Hall, blazing another nuclear trail
"...101 lesson might have been instructive to the group gathered in City Council chambers last week to oppose adoption..."

April 30, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2018
Actor/director Norman Blumensaadt, dance artists Kathy Dunn Hamrick and Anuradha Naimpally, and philanthropists Jeanne and Michael Klein join the ranks of cultural heroes
"...crop of creators who are responsible. It's the artists, educators, patrons, and arts advocates who have devoted their time..."

May 25, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

City Hall Hustle: Everybody Now – Diversity is Good
What if they threw a race riot and nobody came?
"...Marc Ott, what was the takeaway from a hastily called cleanup conference addressing diversity? Why, diversity is good, of..."

Aug. 29, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Council: Escape From City Hall!
Members navigate homestead exemption politics en route to vacation
"...manage to begin their annual summer break. They were required to hold a special-called meeting this week (Wednesday, June..."

July 1, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

City Hall Hustle: Twisting the Knife
Is Austin heading for a double-dip recession?
"...I asked Chief Budget Officer Ed Van Eenoo that question as..."

April 22, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Who reads the 'Statesman'? Not its editors.
Statesman lets its bias show
"...Reverse engineering – used for such noble purposes as cracking software and transforming..."

March 13, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Luv Doc: Texas Film Hall of Fame
"...lot of anxiety among the townies about being properly credentialed during South by Southwest, and rightfully so. No one..."

March 16, 2012 Column by The Luv Doc

City Hall Hustle: An F1 Piñata
Break it open, and out streams council confetti
"...Sure, the challenger who unseated incumbent Randi Shade didn't celebrate her birthday..."

June 24, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: And So the Money Goes
Final City Budget Adoption Not Quite So Final
"...We shouldn't be surprised a decision as big as the city's 2010 budget..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Hustler's Diary
While you were watching your 401(k)
"...Wednesday, Feb. 18: To mark his one-year anniversary as city..."

Feb. 27, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Anywhere but Here
Austin altruism in danger of homelessness once again
"...that's overselling it a bit. But in our homeowner/neighborhood association-dominated body politic, every card-carrying member of the Republic of..."

Dec. 3, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Bond Bout
New groups spring forth to fight transportation measure
"...fully awash in the fall campaign. With attention invariably focused on the state races, it's easy to forget about..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Discount Government
That beeping you hear is the rollback rate, backing up
"...dovetails with another anniversary: the city's annual budgeting ritual, scheduled to conclude Sept. 14 with largely ceremonial approval. And..."

Sept. 4, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Ocean's Seven
When the joint is hoppin', the cool cats and kitties come knockin'
"...Convening the City Council meeting last Thursday, a stuffed-up Will Wynn announced he had a "serious enough ear..."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Playback: Dialing In Birdlegg
Birdleggs, Strange Boys, Moonpies, Ed Hall / Gorch Fock / Brown Whörnet, and other weirdness
"...from Birdlegg, who's sweating through his suit after a frenzied performance at Sixth Street mega bar Maggie Mae's, where..."

July 19, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Slacker 2011 Interviews: Scott R. Meyers
Director Scott R. Meyers on Slacker 2011
"...Austin freakrock legends Ed Hall are no more but that didn't stop Scott..."

Aug. 29, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Dancing About Architecture
Chicago Music Hall
"...House would be a surprise; it's going to be located at the Austin Music Hall. Gone are the times..."

Aug. 16, 1996 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Pong
Pong bounces up from the ashes of Austin'd legendary Ed Hall.
"...a name? For a band, a lot. It's their lettered identity and literal calling card. The name should be..."

March 3, 2000 Music Feature by David Lynch

Weird Bands From Texas
"...of this decade, years of recession and regurgitation had stagnated to a nadir from which something different, if not..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Cherubs Flourish in the Afterlife at SOS Fest
"We didn’t want to be a Cherubs cover band playing Heroin Man over and over for people"
"...out spews a deviant spiral of noise and rhythm punctuated by man-on-fire howls. You can snap it off or..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Sxsw
"...Junior Brown, and Peter Wolf at the Austin Music Hall Thursday night, or the Grand Royal showcase at the..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

A Boy Named Emo
What was your favorite show on Red River at Emo's?
"...the majority of local live music venues will be forced to relocate as they're priced out of their locales..."

Dec. 30, 2011 Music Feature

Get Over It
"...Directed by: Tommy O'Haver. Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Ben Foster, Melissa..."

March 9, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Complete Trance Syndicate Discography
"...TR01: Crust, Sacred Heart of Crust (12" EP/CS)..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Music Feature

Now You See Us
Your Band's First Video
"...term "music video" may conjure up visions of some zombie-filled Michael Jackson morph-o-rama, the budget of which could be..."

Sept. 1, 1995 Music Feature

This Time It’s Personal
Michael Barker endows Ed Lowry Student Film Program at AFS
"...where the Austin Film Society’s new initiative – the Ed Lowry Student Film Program – will come in handy...."

Aug. 26, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Dancing About Architecture
Conspiracy Theory #404
"...been brought to my attention recently that may seem unconnected, but taken together could bode ill for the city..."

Feb. 27, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

First Generation
The 2011 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...as it may be to believe, when Elisabet Ney moved to Austin in 1892, there was no South by..."

June 3, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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