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Working 'The Corner'
Neighbors and officials plan one more effort to save the neighborhood around 12th and Chicon
"...Lee Sherman was cleaning catfish in his backyard when he heard..."

July 13, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Beatles
"..."Clearly in the Sixties, mono was king. Even in 1967,..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

The Town Crier
Oscar Casares dips back into Brownsville for his new novel, Amigoland
"...down with Austin author Oscar Casares at a local coffeehouse, I begin by asking about his upbringing in the..."

Aug. 7, 2009 Books Feature by James Renovitch

All That Remains
Roxanne Paltauf vanished three years ago, leaving her family with only memories and investigators with few clues
"...In the shadows of the hallway outside the bedroom door, the air feels..."

July 3, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Thrill Me, Creep
Night of the Creeps reunion at the Alamo Ritz
"...the world was coming to its exhaust-choked, living dead end last night, particularly if you were in the vicinity..."

June 14, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Big Range Austin
A new-to-town dance duo pushes movement–music fusion further
"...In a Saturday rehearsal, choreographer Lorn MacDougal is pondering a dance-music problem. Dancers..."

June 5, 2009 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing Thursday night SXSW 09 talent
"...All showcases subject to change Peter Murphy..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

Messin' With Texas and Wisconsin Boys
SXSW highlights from Shut Up
"...As the myriad day parties become just as much of a draw as South by Southwest itself, the quality..."

March 21, 2008 Music Post by Darcie Stevens

Hold Those Tolls!
Road conditions: funding hazy, future unclear
"...It was Dec. 16, 2004, and Rep. Mike Krusee, R-Round Rock, was sitting pretty. He..."

July 27, 2007 News Feature by Larry Schooler

Love Man: Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye's latest reissue.
"...Marvin Gaye’s tears, like Levi Stubbs’, endure as a natural phenomenon, no..."

June 15, 2007 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Warrior Voices
With a Spanish-language production of The Vagina Monologues, Austin Latinas are making themselves heard
"...(The identities and personal details of some interviewees have been altered at..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

The President's Counselor: The Rise to Power of Alberto Gonzales
Despite Bill Minutaglio's admirable approach, many interviews, and access to a wide range of documents, the attorney general rarely comes into focus in his first biography.
"...The President's Counselor: The Rise to Power of Alberto Gonzales..."

July 21, 2006 Books Review by Michael Yang

Unsung Hero
Behind the music of 'The Marriage of Figaro' is a man named Lorenzo da Ponte
"...Say "The Marriage of Figaro" to your average arts fan, and two names..."

April 29, 2005 Arts Feature by Dan Dietz

The Reason Why
"...From the April 21, 2003 issue of The Nation (www.thenation.com)..."

April 11, 2003 News Feature by George McGovern

Southern Destroyer
Barry Hannah at 60, in Oxford, and on why -- despite the energy drinks -- he's not feeling up to saving American fiction right this very minute
"...around as if they are needed somewhere, like the animals out at the shelter need me. I want to..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

Right Where They Belong
Raoul Hernandez goes on tour with the Flatlanders
"...Ed Sullivan Theater, W. 53rd & Broadway, NYC. Backstage at 'The..."

July 26, 2002 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Will Video Kill the Celluloid Star?
Most loves fade over time, and the romance of a hundred-plus years of filmmaking seems to be losing its luster as well. At least, that's what the new High Definition video vanguard, led by George Lucas and Robert Rodriguez, is saying. Is video the future of film?
"...Listen: that noise in the background. Can you hear it? It's the low thrum of history,..."

June 21, 2002 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Jesus Saves
With the city facing its biggest budget crunch in a decade, city manager Jesus Garza has begun to make some tough financial choices.
"...Suggest to Betty Dunkerley and John Stephens, the city's former and current CFOs, that..."

May 25, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Killer Reputation
Murders from Austin's not quite forgotten past
"...Amateur historian Jeanine Plumer is one of the few people in..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Better Than Nothing
Documentarian Ken Burns' takes on Jazz -- and loses.
"...objectives for his 10-segment, 19-hour PBS series Jazz, which began airing locally on KLRU (channel 18, cable channel 9)..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Music Feature by Harvey Pekar

On the Bus
In the process of writing her new play con flama, Austin poet / writer Sharon Bridgforth discovered that the piece was not complete without her own voice in it. In the process of observing con flama's development, writer Belinda Acosta discovered something about her own voice, too.
"...season, as a vehicle for telling the personal histories of all those faces she saw on the bus as..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

Monster Achievement
Diablo 2 Lives Up to the Hype
"...For the past four years, we have waited. And waited. And hemmed. And hawed...."

April 28, 2000 Screens Feature by Marcel Meyer

Speaking in Tongues
When Dan Dietz 'lets go,' he turns gibberish into art. And he proves it in the Salvage Vanguard Theater production of MacWellman's nonsense play Terminal Hip.
"...To get a really good feel for the kind of theatre artist Dan Dietz is, it helps to have..."

March 24, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Meal in a Bowl
Twin Dragon may have its faults, but Chronicle food writer Mick Vann explains why the Hot and Sour Soup With Fish and Shrimp more than makes up for any culinary lapses.
"...Twin Dragon9717 N. Lamar, 832-8393..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Coach's Corner
Coach's time at the Boulders proves far from Carefree.
"...The town of Carefree is located about an hour north of Phoenix,..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Taboo Topics, True Subjects
Reflections on Race in the NBA
"...The National Basketball Association, which began its 1999-2000 season a few weeks ago, is a..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Books Feature by David Shields

Dancing About Architecture
The Butthole Surfers find themselves uncovered, Don Walser takes a dive, and time and music march on.
"...Of Art and Astronauts..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Book Reviews
For the Relief of Unbearable Urges: Stories
"...by Nathan Englander Knopf, $22 hard..."

June 11, 1999 Books Review

Dancing About Architecture
SXSW Says...
"...it's a fact: South by Southwest '99 is already gearing up for next March. Their first big announcement comes..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Music Column

The Wrong Cause
"...John Wesley Hardin was an asshole. That's just my opinion. To some people he..."

Sept. 18, 1998 Books Feature

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