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Free Solo
Staggering mountaineering achievement mixes vertigo with wonder
"...Directed by: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin...."

Oct. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Day Trips
The Hotel El Capitan offers weary travelers a comfortable night's stay in Van Horn
"...The Hotel El Capitan's rooftop sign can be seen for miles..."

Aug. 5, 2011 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Searching for New Heights at Film Fests Reel Rock 14 and Reel Plastic
Two rock-climbing film fest come to Austin
"...biggest climbing feats – Alex Honnold's ascent of Yosemite's El Capitan (Free Solo) and Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson's..."

Nov. 15, 2019 Screens Feature by Beth Sullivan

Food
"...Tex-Mex talking taco dog? Eat your corazón out, Taco Bell, for this new Austin restaurant is barking up the..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
Dallas Acid blows some bubbles, KUTX remembers the Armadillo, and more music for the moment
"...can transfer from one universe to another. You might well experience the same with Dallas Acid's new The Bubble..."

Aug. 14, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Sunshine Superman
BASE-jumping trailblazer Carl Boenish is the subject of this doc tribute
"...in Marah Strauch’s documentary Sunshine Superman. Working as an electrical engineer for Hughes Aircraft in the late Sixties, Boenish’s..."

June 12, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

SXSW Unleashes Massive Film List
High-concept horror A Quiet Place to open fest
"...SXSW (March 9-18) has just released the titles filling 11 of the 12 major categories..."

Jan. 31, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips
The Pratt Stone Cabin is worth the five-mile, round-trip hike up McKittrick Canyon
"...Humble Oil Co. (now Exxon) in the rich oil fields of the Permian Basin of West Texas...."

May 27, 2011 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Luv Doc: A Happy Outcome
Dream-chasing is a baller move
"...I prefer to think of it as I am Michelangelo's David and she is Venus de Milo but that..."

Feb. 19, 2021 Column by The Luv Doc

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...Celebrity Austin Music Pollster: Moving Panoramas' Leslie Sisson Best of..."

Jan. 15, 2021 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Music to Wave Flags By
The 411 on the 4th of July concerts in the 512 and environs
"...surfeit of Sousa – "The Thunderer," "Manhattan Beach March," "El Capitan March," and, naturally, "The Stars and Stripes Forever"..."

June 29, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

SXSW Film Review: The Dawn Wall
Impossible odds and sheer rock faces in this climbing doc
"...a documentary about obstacles. Physically climbing this stretch of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park was considered impossible, but..."

March 12, 2018 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

Nature's Treasures or Trail Mix
Banff Mountain Film Festival descends on the Paramount
"...upped the ante again, in its seventh year. "Taken separately, both are inspiring to see and to witness. Taken..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Stars and Stripes Forever!
Where to get your patriotic tuneage this Independence Day
"...and bombs bursting in air without John Stafford Smith's melody and Francis Scott Key's lyrics to swell our hearts..."

July 3, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

This Austinite Is Headed to the Academy Awards
Thanks to a contest, a local student is headed to the Oscars
"...is a journalism major at UT and also studies Radio-Televison-Film at Austin Community College. He also works at Univision...."

March 1, 2014 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

Going on an Adventure With Banff World Tour
Adrenaline junkies, artists, and film fans unite for a great cause
"...by Whole Earth Provision Co. The evening featured a selection of nine of the 2012 festival’s 79 films, 38..."

April 16, 2013 Screens Post by Jessi Cape

Short Cuts
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community
"...around the ruins of Austin's once-thriving drive-in theatres. The Rebel, the El Capitan, and the Longhorn had long since..."

July 7, 2000 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

The Politics of Alliances
An Interview with Zapatista Subcommander Marcos
"...in Austin, when I suddenly received an invitation to travel to Chiapas where I was to conduct a radio..."

July 12, 1996 News Feature

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