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A Five and Dime Ship
Texas platters
"...A Five and Dime ShipThe Way It All Would End Who..."

Oct. 22, 2004 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Ether ore
Ether ore
"...again we have contact in the form of A Five and Dime Ship. On this new instrumental quartet's self-titled..."

April 23, 2004 Music Review by Michael Chamy

SXSW Wednesday Picks and Sleepers
"...its own right. Taking cues from early Santana, War, and the Meters, Brownout's 2012 release Oozy secretes stickier than..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature

Simmons and Silver, Sittin' in a Tree
"...Those two guys we speak of are Bill Simmons and Nate Silver, two sportswriting behemoths who’ve obtained the good..."

March 10, 2014 SXSW Post by Chase Hoffberger

Trial and Error
Questions raised about whether cards were stacked against Davidians in their civil suit against the federal government.
"...for it to be anything but an acquittal. The five jurors left the courtroom about 12:30pm. Little more than..."

Aug. 18, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...Hank Williams' illegitimate honky-tonker, Wayne Hancock; twang-bangers the Derailers; and Austin's answer to the Band, the Gourds. Now take..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

"Yes, and ..."
Mike Birbiglia tackles improv group dynamics with Don't Think Twice
" turning the lens on himself. From highly personal stand-up specials to his 2013 directorial debut of Sleepwalk With..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Beejoli Shah

Partying on ESPN's Dime: Priceless
Horns Republic Square shindig turns into big freebie for fans
"...season opener! Suddenly a guy with a walkie talkie and clipboard addressed the crowd two minutes before kickoff and..."

Sept. 2, 2012 Sports Post by Michael Corcoran

Who Killed Jim and Tina?
Why has the murder of two people in Kyle, Texas, eight months ago not led to a single arrest?
"...Smith – indicated that Tina was killed by gunshot and stab wounds. Jim had died instantly from a bullet..."

Feb. 19, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Show and Sell
Austin art is getting national buzz, but is anybody buying it?
"...Austin is a city proud of its talents and wares, and we try to buy accordingly. There are..."

March 14, 2008 Arts Feature by Clayton Maxwell

And the Winner Is...
Who Will Benefit the Most From Annexation?
"...suburbanites protesting the injustices of the city's annexation plan and scheduled the first public hearing for the alleged "winners"..."

Nov. 14, 1997 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Springsteen’s High Hopes in Houston
Rarities set-list turns on a pair of Hispanic siblings
"...the Moody Theater in 2012 meant the E Street Band never returned to play for 10,000 additional diehards at..."

May 8, 2014 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Sphere of Influence
The creators of Phantasm talk about the amazing success of their work over the years and why on Earth it's been so successful in the first place.
" is -- though 1988's Phantasm II was head and shoulders above the original in terms of budget, effects..."

March 31, 2000 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

There's a Light Beyond These Woods
An unrestrained celebration of Nanci Griffith
"'s the last winter storm of the season and such..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Music Feature by Louis Black

The Tenth Annual "Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest Results
"...hired me that summer was that she wanted her grandson to become interested in me. Not that I was..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Books Feature

99 Bands
Ninety-nine local bands on Red River waiting to be heard
"...It's all over and I'm standing pretty..."

July 8, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

The B-Boys of Beaumont
First place, the 12th annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
"...tall buildings but they were all kind of old and crumbling. And before we could even make it to..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Books Feature by Linden Dalecki

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing Thursday night SXSW 09 talent
"...Elysium At last summer's birthday/Emo's gig, Bauhaus' skeletal frontman and goth-rock godhead proved once and for all his ethereal..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

Day Trips
The Santa Fe School of Cooking mixes the fun of watching someone else do the cooking with a great foodie store
"...else do the cooking with a great foodie store, and at the end of the three-hour class, the students..."

July 27, 2007 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

King Creole
The seedy tragimusical King Creole counts as a turning point for both its legendary star, Elvis Presley, and its director, Michael Curtiz, the man who made a little film nearly two decades prior called Casablanca.
"...marked serious career turns for both its legendary star and its legendary director. Elvis Presley -- already hip-swinging his..."

July 12, 2002 Screens Review by Eli Kooris

The Stats
"...Factors that contextualize and drive the decision-making process for the theatre's season. AUSTIN..."

Sept. 14, 2012 Arts Feature

Big Mischief
Like the protagonist in his latest novel, Miss Spellbinder's Point of View, novelist Edward Swift is still battling the "disease of the literal minded."
"...The novelist who stands before us, 6-feet-4 and fabulous, is that most American..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Stop the Loss
Austin veterans turn away from Iraq and war
"...Eight years ago, Casey Porter and his father started rebuilding a '68 Chevrolet Camaro. It..."

Dec. 19, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Fightin' Words
Rich Oppel and Mike Levy Spar on Paper:
"...two public journalism figures: Texas Monthly publisher Mike Levy and Austin American-Statesman editor Rich Oppel. No love letters these...."

Jan. 17, 1997 News Feature

Money to Burn
John Cornyn tries to keep tobacco case lawyers from reaping all of the financial benefits.
"...represented. Filling the role of gluttony are the Big Five tobacco lawyers who want to collect between $2.3 billion..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Walk the Line
Joaquin Phoenix is terrific as the musician Johnny Cash, whose rise, fall, and resurrection we watch as he does the Benzedrine 12-step in order to earn the love of country-and-gospel sasspot June Carter.
"...Bagby, Tyler Hilton, Dallas Roberts, Johnathan Rice, Shooter Jennings and Waylon Payne. Before this week, if you wanted to..."

Nov. 18, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Betty Harris Understands
Soul singer finally gets her due
"...Blessed with a voice that both booms and aches, Florida native Betty Harris cracked the R&B Top..."

March 29, 2018 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Bud Shrake's Adventures in the Film Trade
'Midnight rambling, creative gambling': Louis Black's 1985 interview with Songwriter screenwriter Bud Shrake
"...week after a battle with cancer, was celebrated locally and nationally for his fiction and nonfiction. He also wrote..."

May 8, 2009 Screens Feature by Louis Black

M. Night Shyamalan's meta-comic trilogy crashes into Earth with a dull splat
"...Sarah Paulson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlayne Woodard, Spencer Treat Clark and Luke Kirby...."

Jan. 18, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Life Is Beautiful
Life Is Beautiful is the drama every comic probably wishes he had made. In this life-affirming Italian "concentration-camp comedy," Benigni uses the Holocaust as a backdrop for telling a heartfelt story about a father who protects his son from the gas chambers by the use of the only weapons at his command: his quick imagination, outlandish buffoonery, and scrappy determination.
"...Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano, Sergio Bustric, Marisa Paredes and Horst Buchholz. Life Is Beautiful is the drama every..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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