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What the Folk?
The 2006 Folk Alliance washes ashore in Austin – brace the bulkheads!
"...the music business, it's unlikely you've heard of the Folk Alliance until recently. This weekend its annual conference invades..."

Feb. 10, 2006 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

SXSW Interview: Raina Rose
Folk music ‘only exists in a community’
"...because she’s the daughter of poet Leana McClellan and folk singer Morris McClellan. She’s showcasing Wednesday at South by..."

March 9, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

SXSW Saturday Picks & Sleepers
Saturday blurbs rally!
"...be overlooked, yet it stuck to its overreaching aspirations, prog-folk intensity, and high production values to the vision's bitter..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature

SXSW Co-Founder Louis Jay Meyers (1955-2016)
Festival instigator dies on its biggest day
"...Bees, GM of the Austin Music Network, director of Folk Alliance International in Kansas City...."

March 11, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Thursday Showcases
All the SXSW showcases that fit
"...two of the city's more prominent genres: rap and folk. Now-local singer-songwriter Cory Branan's subtle roots-rock rests six degrees..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Texas Playboys Baseball Club
Keeping the sandlot field of dreams alive
"...“Ha! That would shut those folks up though. Next time up, they’d be screaming, ‘Back..."

April 3, 2015 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Jenni Finlay Promotions Turns 8
From sleeping on pool tables at Cheatham Street Warehouse to radio
"...Two years later – 2006 – Jenni Finlay Promotions was born...."

Aug. 20, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Austin Songwriter Symposium
Keynote Eliza Gilkyson leads the ‘Beauty Way’
"...Times in Babylon. In the interim, she’s won numerous Folk Alliance honors and Chronicle Austin Music Awards, plus she..."

Jan. 23, 2013 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Flashback Quote of the Week "Senator, I served with..."

May 26, 2006 News Feature

Off the Record
Austin's Monster of Folk strolls down Mermaid Avenue, inside Woxy's DJ booth, and beating the drum for HAAM Benefit Day
"...songwriter is taking a backseat to the Monsters of Folk – Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis, M...."

Sept. 18, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

The Yassine Sixth Street Noir
Legends, rumors, unpaid taxes ... and coke on the side
"...IRS, that virtually elevates you to the status of folk hero – just ask Willie Nelson. And speaking of..."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Balancing the Books After Years of Neglecting Schools
The Texas Legislature wants to fix school finance, but how?
"...finance reform bill since the last major rewrite in 2006. Not only did it call for adding $3 billion..."

April 7, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Egg & I
How an experimental treatment for major depression introduced me to the medical magnet and the return of 'energetic' medicine
"...18 and 26 had a "serious" mental illness in 2006. And even that figure is likely to be greater..."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Feature by Greg Harman

Off the Record
Can you hear me now? Local musicians and OTR get some much needed hearing aid while Jody Denberg signs off from KGSR.
"...to the chiropractor (see "Rattle Me Bones," April 21, 2006), OTR visited the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians' third..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

My Migas, My City
As Downtown development explodes, Las Manitas Avenue Cafe and its neighbors face an uncertain future
"...In 2006, the financing is flowing to develop tall new residential..."

July 21, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

A Guide to Austin Classical Music
The virtuosi who know the score and make beautiful music happen here
"...vault of heaven, but its repertoire also encompasses spirituals, folk songs, works by 20th-century composers, pop hits, and world..."

April 26, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...increase (30 killings in 2007, up from 20 in 2006), followed by a 7.3% rise in reported robberies (1,457..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Feature

Film News
What does Katrina mean for the Texas film industry? Plus, bidding goodbye to the Austin actress with the most beautiful eyes, Tomi Barrett.
"...We Had to Ask The queasy question Texas film folk have been afraid to utter is thus: Does our..."

Sept. 16, 2005 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

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