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SXSW Music Review: Gang of Youths
Aussie hitmakers begin their North American takeover
"...Gang of Youths' first set of SXSW 2018 late Wednesday..."

March 15, 2018 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Releases First Wave of 2018 Performers
Marlon Williams, Jay Park, Shamir, and 204 more
"...For most of us, South by Southwest remains a distant concern –..."

Oct. 11, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...Townsend, 10pm Ecuadorian synth-pop duo 1982 sounds straight out of a tropical John Hughes movie. Debut LP Nuevas Ondas..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

SXSW Music: Second List
243 + 171 = as many acts as the last two ATX fests combined
"...from here on in. This morning, the Music festival offered a second batch of showcasing acts – 243 to..."

Nov. 18, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

SXSW Music: Mega Third List
L7, the Cult, Loretta Lynn and 556 more added to the Fest
"...L7, and UK goth rockers the Cult. The addition of 559 acts brings SXSW’s yearly total to 928 and,..."

Jan. 12, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Band Announcement, Part III
1,500 of some 2,000 showcasing acts now vetted
"...SXSW comes further into focus with a third batch of artists released just now by the Music Conference, March..."

Jan. 7, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Edukators
Sticking it to the man, German-style, is the subject of this smart, kicky little gem.
"...Sticking it to the man, German-style, is the subject of this smart, kicky little gem that owes as much..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Secrets Shared
The documentary photos of Donna DeCesare
"...DeCesare's photos raise a curtain on the darkest side of childhood. From her current featured work documenting exploited Central..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Divine Intervention
"...much praise as possible onto Suleiman’s abruptly humorous comedy of manners about the Israeli-Palestinian situation. After all, what could..."

May 9, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

ACL Late Night Shows
Local and national acts hit the clubs
"...Gang of Youths, Annabelle Chairlegs, Antone's [sold out]..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Jeremy Steinberger

ACL Fest Late Night Lineup Drops
St. Vincent, the Breeders, and Parquet Courts head the list
"...at C3 Presents have announced the lineup for their official Austin City Limits Music Festival Late Night Shows highlighted..."

Aug. 21, 2018 Chron Events Post by Mark Fagan

SXSW Music: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
"...Andre Harrell at the New Jack Swing: The Renaissance of Hip Hop and R&B panel..."

March 15, 2018 Photo Gallery

ACL Fest Spoilers
As ACL’s second weekend dawns, here are the most unforgettable moments from week one
"...There's seldom a plot twist at the second week of ACL Fest, so if you're hoping to be surprised..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Two Gentlemen of Verona
Different Stages' modern-dress production of Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of Verona isn't so hip as to be Two Dudes From Verona Beach, but its spirit of contemporary youth does show us how little young love has changed since Elizabethan times.
"...Two Gentlemen of Verona: Not Easy Bein' GreenAuditorium on Waller Creek, through..."

July 11, 2003 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Sweat in Your Crack: The Schadentrack
A sweaty, itchy look at this summer's freaky discs.
"...Daytona Beach, but still annihilating Emo’s through a cloud of smoke – proved there certainly may not be a..."

May 29, 2007 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Oliver!
Despite some fine performances, consistently lush and well-executed chorus numbers, and stunning sets and costumes, the Austin Musical Theatre production of Oliver! leaves one wanting more.
"...guts to put an exclamation point in the title of a show. It implies an excitement, an entertainment value..."

May 11, 2001 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...The gods of annexation were looking out for Austin in the Maple..."

Nov. 15, 1996 News Feature

Headlines
"...Outrage erupted in East Austin Monday, when Austin Police Officer Leonardo Quintana fired on two black youths, killing one,..."

May 15, 2009 News Feature

Playback: SXSW Mission Statement
Six lists to get you through SXSW 2015
"...bicycle, the iTunes-invading stadium rockers would've dominated the narrative. Of course, there's Kanye West's ego-mandated mid-March appearance in Austin,..."

March 20, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Don't Everybody Freak Out
Dark Matters' horror shows
"...Fantastic Fest may have a lock on the crypt of terror when it comes to grave cinematic doings, but..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

B-Boy City Freestylin'
Roméo Navarro's freewheeling philosophy of dance has inspired a vibrant freestyle dance community in Austin for the past decade, and now his B-Boy City events, gathering 350-400 dancers from all over the South and Southwest and points beyond, are realizing a dream of freestylin' dancers on an even grander scale.
"...Roméo Navarro's freewheeling philosophy of dance has inspired a vibrant freestyle dance community in..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Arts Feature by Deborah Hay

Dancing About Architecture
One week 'til SXSW and already the music is hitting the fan.
"...Awards, right? For starters, if you're a faithful booster of the local music scene, you'll get your Chronicle a..."

March 9, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...over the last few months with its intoxicating blend of visual fl air, internal wit, narrative complexity, and ingenious..."

Nov. 17, 1995 News Feature

I Wanna Take You Higher
"...the Village Voice, Robert Christgau has assembled a collection of essays from his career that span from 1972 to..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Books Feature by Simon Reynolds

Cold Sweat
Where have all our black clubs gone?
"...and it's dark as the daybreak inside. A party of 16 has reserved the farthest front table for the..."

June 13, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Take Me to the River
Rock & Roll Books
"...Tell The People: Dancehall Culture in Jamaicaby Norman C. Stolzoff..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Books Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Playback
SXSW news and carryings-on
"...college students love," the mtvU Woodie Awards lineup came off more like the soundtrack to a beer-pong sesh than..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Naked City
Child Fatality Report 2002
"...According to the 2002 annual report of the Child Fatality Review Team, released late last month..."

May 9, 2003 News Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Dancing About Architecture
Antone's Anniversary off to a bumpy start, and the same goes for local CD outlets.
"...your headliner is sick at noon on the day of the first show isn't the best way to start..."

July 13, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Art
Art Openings
"...Local artist Pio Pulido will continue telling the story of Texas on our walls by unveiling Austin's newest mural..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature

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