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Flash of Genius
Based on the true story of Robert Kearns, who invented the intermittent windshield wiper only to have his idea stolen by the Ford Motor Co., is a real David and Goliath story.
"...Alan Alda, Mitch Pileggi, Bill Smitrovich and Aaron Abrams. Flash of Genius, the directorial debut of producer Abraham (Children..."

Oct. 3, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Ricki and the Flash
Meryl Streep, Jonathan Demme, Diablo Cody combine talents, but where's the magic?
"...feels like an endless run of Ricki and the Flash stage shows and musical montage (ably performed by Streep..."

Aug. 7, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sehr Flash: Fiction Becomes Music
Austin composer Russell Podgorsek teams with lit journal NANO Fiction to create short short stories with original scores
"...to any of these is "yes," then here's a flash for you: Sehr Flash. That's the title of a..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Flash Mobs Blow Out Five Candles
Almost as soon as they started, flash mobs have been eulogized as a crested trend.
"...would come to be known as the Internet’s firstborn flash mob. Defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as a..."

July 1, 2008 Screens Post by Josh Duty

SXSW Music Live: Showtime Presents Nick Waterhouse, Grandmaster Flash
Waterhouse sets the stage, Flash torches it
"...DJ and Netflix’s The Get Down associate producer Grandmaster Flash wrested whatever reservations remained, escorting the rapt crowd upward..."

March 16, 2017 SXSW Post by Kahron Spearman

Letters at 3AM: Flash Mob Dance Revolution: Part 1
It is only a matter of time before an interconnected world work force begins to ask, 'Who are we really working for?'
"...to arrest. It was the revolutionist version of the flash mob dance. Plans were communicated in a flash to..."

Nov. 4, 2011 Column by Michael Ventura

Stop When the Red Lights Flash
Review of Green Day's surprise Red 7 show last night
"...“Stay the Night” and “Stop When the Red Lights Flash” settled into less anthemic more rhythmic memorables. That’s the..."

Nov. 18, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Culture Flash!
Miró finds a violinist, ACGS finds a guitarist, and it's time to take out the Trash
"...Culture Flash!..."

July 29, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
A Blanton curator goes south, a solo show master goes back to Houston, an area quilter and portraitist go national, and the Long Center and KMFA go to the bank
"...• Update: In March, "Culture Flash" reported on Amber Kappes being selected as a semifinalist..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash
Tom Hester's funny film scores a close second in Montreal, Kathy Dunn Hamrick scores good press in New York, and AMOA keeps Liebovitz late 'til 8
"...bad lyrics, gender-bending charm, and awkward pauses, the occasional flash of beauty and inspiration. Jennifer Lanier, who had come..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
Clowns picket Physical Plant, Mills takes the prize in Montreal, Steakley mixes up some 'Tuna' in Louisville, and Salvage Vanguard wants you to join their party
"...A flash mob of clowns? That's Carlos Treviño's story, and he's..."

Aug. 27, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash! March 2016
Honors for Dietz, compassion for ASO, and China for the ballet

March 23, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
Payne Theatre Award winners, new companies at home at the Long Center, and an arts administrator gets more classical work

Nov. 2, 2012 Arts Column

Culture Flash!
New curatorial directions, a new drama getting around, and a new way for theatre to change lives

June 29, 2012 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Letters at 3AM: Flash Mob Dance Revolution: Part 3
Investment, invention, and labor: the three pillars of commerce

Dec. 2, 2011 Column by Michael Ventura

Letters at 3am: Flash Mob Dance Revolution: Part 2
You cannot arrest a population

Nov. 18, 2011 Column by Michael Ventura

Culture Flash!
An artist turns editor, a play tours Oz, and calls for new work

Aug. 12, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
The Long Center's new leader arrives, Ballet Austin's old leaders stay, and the Paramount and State's literacy program scores

July 22, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
A tour of China for Tapestry and another arts honor for Ada Anderson

July 1, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
Bobcats go Broadway, Palindrome goes Scottish, and billboards go for Austin art

June 17, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash
A dozen NEA grants, an Austinite for State Artist, and Austin High takes state

May 27, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
Forklift Kickstarts Trash 2, and Austin artists get to hit the boards

April 1, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash
Administrative advice and legal aid for artists

March 25, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
Art prize finalists, grants for a dancemaker and a new musical, and Mother Ginger

Dec. 17, 2010 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash
A new opera for the Butlers and a big art prize for Beili Liu

Oct. 15, 2010 Arts Column by Robert Faires

News Flash: UT Football Will Not Lose This Week
'Cuz they ain't playin'

Oct. 8, 2010 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Culture Flash
Your chance to dance with Jack Black, and votes pour in for the Paramount

Sept. 24, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Culture Flash
The city helps artists plan, and a writers' organization edits its own name

Sept. 17, 2010 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash
Exploring the meaning of public art and competing for a $10,000 commission

Sept. 10, 2010 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash
Honors for Conspirare, two artists who teach at UT, and a student playwright

May 7, 2010 Arts Column by Robert Faires

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