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A Streetcar Named Desire: Half the Magic
"...own, for the amusement or edification of others. The gifted actor can do this in such a way that..."

Aug. 15, 1997 Arts Review

"...this script with a movie that had an incredibly gifted bordering on genius cast, including Michael Caine, Carol Burnett,..."

July 18, 1997 Arts Review

Order on the Court
NBA Basketball Diaries
" filmmaker, one of the few men in America gifted and blunt enough to make movies that start riots..."

June 20, 1997 Books Feature by Christopher Gray

Reading Aloud
SXSW 97 Spoken Word Showcases
"...occasional touring partner Jim Carroll, Bajema was once a gifted athlete whose promise of professional glory was sidetracked when..."

March 14, 1997 Books Feature by Phil West

"...matter. Feynman was always something of an eccentric genius, gifted with an understanding of mathematical concepts that rivaled Einstein's..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tin Cup
" bad. Hell, it worked in Bull Durham. Athletically gifted golfer, Roy “Tin Cup” McAvoy is a head case..."

Aug. 16, 1996 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

"...very deeply. Same thing with George. Now that he's gifted with such facile intelligence, his life has become an..."

July 12, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Lone Star
Writer/director Sayles squeezes lots of metaphorical juice from the idea of borders in this story filmed on the Texas side of the Rio Grande. Ostensibly a murder mystery, the story exposes many other town secrets.
"...the humanity of each (with considerable help from a gifted and eminently watchable cast), and the details of the..."

June 28, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

How Austin's Theatrical Couples Keep Romance Alive Love's Labors Won
"...for most of this; all by his lonesome, he gifted us with three of theatre's most luminous and tragic..."

Feb. 9, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Film Reviews
" many ways, really, a masterpiece - that finds gifted Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wei at the top of..."

Sept. 15, 1995 News Feature

Awake in the Dark
"...few years ago) Ray Liotta. Tom Hanks, an enormously gifted comedy actor who possesses the sensitivity required of a..."

July 28, 1995 Arts Feature by Patrick Taggart

The House of the Spirits
"...years with great authority; Meryl Streep plays the psychically gifted matriarch who is occasionally mute (Is there now a..."

April 1, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cape Fear
"...fact that Scorsese is one of the cinema's most gifted practitioners, one who both builds on the past and..."

Nov. 22, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Little Man Tate
"...Man Tate, a little but affecting movie about a gifted seven-year-old child caught between the emotional needs of a..."

Nov. 8, 1991 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Vapor Caves Troll Austin’s Housing Market With Fake Commercial
Offering pricey condos in the bachelorette capital of the world
"...a list of things Vapor Caves are: They’re a gifted, Austin-based “boogie/modern funk” duo led by vocalist Yadira Brown..."

July 12, 2019 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

Terror Fest Review: Dorthia Cottrell, Panopticon
Windhand singer and outdoorsman Austin Lunn stage own AMAs
"...husky alto and insistent fingerpicking, Cottrell proved herself a gifted TVZ interpreter...."

June 9, 2019 Music Post by Michael Toland

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool Brings the Legend’s Legacy to AFS Doc Days
Biographical documentary captures the transformational jazz genius
"...for black men in his era, even the most gifted. "This is a guy who was not Louis Armstrong,..."

May 31, 2019 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

Introducing the 2019 Class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
The stories behind the art transformers of this year's Hall of Fame inductees
"...sides as Margo Sawyer? In the hands of this gifted Central Texas artist, humble squares and rectangles join in..."

May 24, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Missed Out on Your Chance to See Hamilton? $10 Tickets Available Through Digital Lottery.
Get a seat at one of the hottest shows without spending Benjamins!
"...musical phenomenon of American history that Lin-Manuel Miranda has gifted the world...."

May 16, 2019 Arts Post

The Infinites Get Loopy at the Intersection of Jared Leibowich and Dan LeVine
Zoltars' frontman and Ghetto Ghouls' guitarist come together in the hypnosphere
"...Cerebral, good-natured, and instrumentally gifted, Leibowich remains a scene staple since moving here in..."

May 10, 2019 Music Feature by Libby Webster

"Rachel Kalisky: Glassnet" at CAMIBAart Gallery
New works fuse glass and metal mesh in a mesmerizing display
"...or perhaps a pendant for a necklace to be gifted to a beloved niece – and that's the end..."

May 10, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

A Guide to Austin Classical Music
The virtuosi who know the score and make beautiful music happen here
"...A gifted, elegant conductor whose spirited style – the motions always..."

April 26, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sydney Wright
"...weapon remains an addictive high note. Moreover, Wright's a gifted lyricist, demonstrated on the skipping cadence of succeeding spelling..."

April 5, 2019 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...of World War II, U.S. Representative Francis E. Walter gifted President Roosevelt with a letter opener made from a..."

March 22, 2019 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Say Goodbye to Broad City at SXSW
If you’re here for spoilers, queen, we’ve got some news for you
"...within the context of a new, canary yellow hat, gifted to her by Lesley..."

March 11, 2019 SXSW Post by Beth Sullivan

Film Review: Villains
Relationships are hard (when you’re aging spree-killers)
"...(Bill Skarsgård) and Jules (Maika Monroe) are not particularly gifted criminals, but after hitting one last gas station on..."

March 10, 2019 SXSW Post by Matthew Monagle

Day Trips: Mission, Texas
Border wall to cut off sacred ground
"...and Roma beginning in 1849. The religious order was gifted a large ranch along the river that they intended..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Prodigy
Childhood possession horror leaves us in two minds

Feb. 8, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Racist Confederate Plaque Needs a Forever Home
State Preservation Board mulls over what to do with defrocked "Children of the Confederacy Creed" plaque
"...hand the plaque over: "Because this plaque was not gifted to the state of Texas, we are asking that..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Organ Great James Polk Works Wonders Outside the Limelight
We speak with Austin’s esteemed multi-instrumentalist and former arranger for Ray Charles
"...Austin with a touch of reservation earned by a gifted black septuagenarian who's weathered a psychological jungle of horrors..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

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