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Point Austin: The Body of Christ
McNally play defies the fake religiosity of those who would suppress it
"...When public officials engage in literary criticism, the results are seldom edifying...."

April 23, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Playback – Nonprofit Holidays: The Cult of Black Fret and More
Homegrown music nonprofits that need your holiday cheer
"...accepted his $17,000 grant at Saturday's Black Fret Ball, the local singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist promised, "I'm going to invest all this..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

More Places at the Table
The Austin Critics Table is about to hand out its annual awards for achievement in the arts for the 10th year, and the list of nominees is longer than ever.
"...We came, we saw, we liked an awful lot of it. That essentially describes the reaction of the Austin..."

May 24, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

On The Lege
Big Tobacco, poor smokers gain temporary reprieve, and other tax politics news
"...prevented a proposed cigarette tax hike from passing out of the House with four other bills comprising Gov. Rick..."

April 28, 2006 News Column by Amy Smith

Sheryl Cole and Chito Vela: The Prize Fight
All eyes on the Democratic primary run-off in House District 46
"...The March Democratic primary election in House District 46 came..."

May 4, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Dish on Desire
In 'American Fiesta,' Austin's favorite economist / playwright / actor has plenty to say about what makes us want
"...There's an excellent chance these words describe thoughts you've had..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Arts Feature by Lowell Bartholomee

The Insiders
Meet City Hall's local candidates for city manager
"...Mayor Will Wynn reports that immediately after the holidays, national personnel search firm Arcus will bring the..."

Dec. 21, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Texas Platters Hall of Fame: Selena's Dreaming of You
Local leader of Selena tribute act Bidi Bidi Banda, Stephanie Bergara returns to the source in her choice of classic Lone Star LPs
"...SelenaDreaming of You (1995)..."

Nov. 23, 2018 Music Feature by Stephanie Bergara

City of Austin "Major Events" Roster
The city lists over 400 days’ worth of events from the Commitment Day 5K on Jan. 1 to the New Year’s Celebration on Dec. 31. The full list is posted here.
"...A spreadsheet provided by the city lists some 196 “Major Events," with about a..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature

King of the Swing Fiddle
Honoring country music's second most famous fiddle player, Johnny Gimble
"...The world has changed a great deal since 1938. That..."

April 5, 2002 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

The AggreGAYtor: June 16
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...stand-up guy, marriage bans are soon to fall across the nation, and Italy prepares for a barrage of gay..."

June 16, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Who's That Guy on the TV Set? That's Not the Don I Know!
Winemaker Don Pullum samples 'The Taste'
"...When I first saw Don Pullum on ABC's The Taste, he was crying. I had never seen him..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Organ Great James Polk Works Wonders Outside the Limelight
We speak with Austin’s esteemed multi-instrumentalist and former arranger for Ray Charles
"...Cogent and considered recollections of older black men from Texas and the broadly American..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Gay Place: Computer Love
The robots come to town and teach us a li'l history
"...Way before Robyn fell in love with the robot, before Messrs...."

Sept. 25, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

The AggreGAYtor: December 28
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...Trey Songz denies making love after midnight, Charles Bass swims against the flow, and..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Burlesque the Hallowed Dead Days
Shopping for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos with Shelby Mine
"...Halloween, hands-down the best holiday. It's a month-long excuse to eat candy,..."

Oct. 31, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Hurd Is the Word
Cornell Hurd, Austin's most prolific C&W songwriter? It's no joke.
"..."We're gonna play, and some of you are gonna dance. Holy mackerel, it's the Cornell..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Gay Place: $$ for Cats
Laugh out loud and support some baby Bobcats
"...This week, San Marcos is the place. Bobcat Pride Scholarship needs your love. Put a..."

Feb. 6, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Letters at 3AM: 'Ever Ride the Waves in Oklahoma?'
"Route 66" spoke to the sense of change afoot in America
"...Austin, 1962. Just south of the University of Texas, a building is going up...."

June 1, 2012 Column by Michael Ventura

Tickets on Sale Now for Austin Oyster Fest, Austin Women in Culinary Dinner, and Austin Food & Wine Festival
These are three foodie events you should definitely not miss
"...January – the month we all resolve not to enjoy any of..."

Jan. 24, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Tapping the Texas Craft Brewers Festival
Eric Puga answers your burning questions about the local beer fest
"...Despite what feels like a lifetime of uttering, "OK, let's just get on with this shit"..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Faster Than Sound: The Spiritual Side of Quentin Arispe
Plans for Pride Month, Resound concert promotions, and IRL record store day
"...several tries. Building up a sevenpiece live band rooted the artist locally, while a prolific run of recordings –..."

June 11, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

News Roundup: Use of Force, Apartments, & TNCs
Jury awards $1M in civil rights suit; SOI ordinance halted
"...dollars after being punched and Tasered by a couple of APD officers; Austin landlords can refuse to accept Section..."

March 9, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Miles and Miles of Canvas
For 2011, the Texas Biennial lives up to its name by spreading across the state
"...Virginia Rutledge has anything against Our Fair City. Quite the contrary. "I love Austin," insists the New York-based art..."

April 8, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Hard Line
The Hormones
"...were a religion, and it might as well be for all the stupidities committed in its name, the Hormones..."

Jan. 26, 1996 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Austin’s Sexual Assault Controversies Roil the District Attorney’s Race
Margaret Moore's controversial handling of rape cases brings opponents to the race
"..."It's about fucking time," Erin Martinson tells me over coffee. Martinson jumped into electoral politics to run against Travis..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

The Game-Changers
The 2009 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...That Austin's creative scene is among the liveliest and most watched in the nation may feel..."

May 29, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Weathering the Storm
The Austin Lightning look to gain a foothold in Austin as soccer is primed for the national spotlight
"...A soccer ball slices through the steamy June sky at Bohls Park near downtown Pflugerville...."

June 22, 2007 Sports Feature by Joe O'Connell

The Dark Horses
The redistricted Centex Democrats bravely into battle go
"...The sun is just coming up over the East Texas..."

July 30, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

She's One of Us
Mike Clark-Madison Profiles New City Manager Toby Futrell
"...She's ready for the hardest job in town, but Toby Futrell is..."

June 7, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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