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Playback: Off With Their Fez!
Lovejoys gets priced off of Sixth Street, Swan Dive pulls back from live music, and the Blind Pets plot their own fundraising scheme.
" parlor Sailor's Grave, which will ink $20 Lovejoys fez tattoos for diehards. Blind Pets and Bikinis..."

July 20, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

And Now ... Ladies and Gentlemen
Claude Lelouch’s new movie starring Jeremy Irons is a cat-burgler story set in sunny, faraway locales.
"...perfect summer sun and beside the whitewashed walls of Fez, not inconsequential but as ephemeral as the sky above...."

Aug. 22, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Music of the Spheres
Sinatra in the Sahara
"...photograph by David Lynch..."

July 9, 1999 Music Feature by David Lynch

Power On
Top 10 games of 2012
"...2) FEZ (downloadable to Xbox) By the time Polytron finished their..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Asylum Street Spankers
"...Asylum Street SpankersSideshow Fez DVD (Spanks-a-Lot)Asylum Street SpankersMercurial (Spanks-a-Lot)..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Music Review by David Lynch

WWII espionage thriller can't hold a candle to Casablanca
"...moment, you half-expect Sydney Greenstreet to appear wearing a fez.) In this long introductory segment, the film’s Bogey and..."

Nov. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Takeaways From Fantastic Arcade: Day 1
Life lessons learned through video games and the people who make them
"...Stanley Parable, let slip his opinions about puzzle/exploration game Fez. Little did he know that Fez creator, Phil Fish,..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

This Week's Waste of Time
Three browser games to keep you occupied and unproductive
"...and control. Best known for his soundtracking work on FEZ (my favorite game soundtrack of all time, and my..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

My Love Note to Lovejoys
RIP, Lovejoys
"...advises, “Celebrate your vices,” and though I never attained Fez status, I certainly celebrated testing my limits and honing..."

Aug. 6, 2012 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Up Too Early
Google Streetview fashion critique from Nueces Street
"...Put a fez on this guy and he could work any small..."

July 19, 2012 Chronolog Post by The Luv Doc

Joystick Joy
Two mediums, same ethos at play in 'Indie Game: The Movie'
" follows Phil Fish as he struggles to complete Fez, which has been in the works for five years,..."

March 9, 2012 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Overheard @ FF
Stolen passports, zombie verisimilitude, and more
"...Fish, the developer behind the Fantastic Arcade Audience Award-winning Fez, which has been in development for five years..."

Sept. 30, 2011 Screens Feature

Things I Learned at Fantastic Arcade: Bonus Edition
We don't need no stinkin' badges
"...Unless I decide to get that Fez tattoo. UPDATE: Turns out the "Arcade Guest" badge gives..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Screens Post by James Renovitch

What I Learned at Fantastic Arcade: Thursday
or, OMG, I got a new 3-D hat!
"...of a corporation look just a bit more cuddly. Fez is awesome No, seriously, Fez is freakin' awesome. The..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Let the Games Begin
Fantastic Arcade
"...imitated Radical Fishing for iOS. Polytron's long-awaited perspective-shifting game, Fez, can also be drooled over as we wait for..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

A Christian psychological horror thriller based on a novel by bestselling Christian author Ted Dekker, Thr3e nevertheless adopts the extreme-horror tactics currently in vogue in movies such as the Saw continuum.
" of his obviously deranged aunt (Barnes) and dingy, fez-wearing uncle (Bower) ought to set off cautionary alarms –..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bargains in the Mist
Where to find the missing link
"...Monkey Nodder – With fez, nods head – $7..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Features Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...King] and So here's a tip of the fez to all there who continue to boycott KOOP Radio..."

Jan. 14, 2005 Column

Ellinger Greetings
"...King] and So here's a tip of the fez to all there who continue to boycott KOOP Radio..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Postmarks

After a Fashion
Wanna know a 'Chronicle' secret? It runs in the family: Margaret Moser spends a lot of energy fantasizing being able to recast all the roles in 'Grease.' In this issue, Brother Stephen has some epiphanies over the possibilities of a modern remake of 'Valley of the Dolls'!
"...Oslo, 7-9pm or Saturday, Aug 28, 8:30pm, at Red Fez (209 W. Fifth)...."

Aug. 13, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Graffiti on the Superhighway
The digital age has ushered a new era in visual art, with the Internet offering artists a new medium for the creation of art, an infinite space to display their work, and a marketing tool. But with this expansion of creative opportunities come sticky questions of ownership and the communal experience of art.
"...The Red Fez on Fifth Street fizzed like an underground rave venue...."

Dec. 28, 2001 Arts Feature by Rob Curran

After a Fashion
Guess who your Style Avatar flitted around town with this week? Check out this first installment about international salon god José Eber's visit to Austin.
"...wardrobe consultant Paula Lundgren's engagement party at the Red Fez. We've raved about the Red Fez before, so assume..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Critic's Picks
Architecture & Lodging
"...Best Addition to the Congress Avenue SkylineThe Monkey With Fez..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Critic's Picks
"...Every Thursday morning when the maestro puts on his fez -- the order of Elkmaster, of course -- and..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Snapshot: Levitation All Lit Up
Meet the visual artists behind the psych music fest’s trippy light shows

May 4, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Austin Music Industry Award Winners Announced
Best radio station, record store, club, music writer, and more honored
"...Billie Buck 3) Dan Grissom 4) Jaime Zuverza 5) Fez Moreno Runners-Up: El Duarte, Kerry Awn, Enzo Loechel..."

Feb. 25, 2018 Music Post by James Renovitch

Snapshot: The Electric Church’s Anniversary Party
The DIY venue celebrates one year at the crossroads of Austin’s underground music scene

Feb. 9, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Holiday Viewing: Doctor Who at Christmas
Which are the best (and worst) of the BBC classic's Xmas specials?
"...Strax (Dan Starkey). Plus, it might not be a fez, but Smith's battered stovepipe hat is cool...."

Dec. 11, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Running with the Sun Machine
Local psych-pop quintet premieres kaleidoscopic clip
"...Queen’s iconic “Bohemian Rhapsody” video. Ether Wave projection artist Fez Moreno, who with Rendon and Sun Machine bandmates Levi..."

Oct. 9, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Saving Souls at the Electric Church
New venue the Electric Church converts local psychics, and Samuel Grey Horse recounts his mule variations
"...Rendon and Jese Hernandez, and Ether Wave visual architect Fez Moreno. "We want to keep the old version alive..."

June 2, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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