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No Good Deed
Idris Elba plays a home invader hell-bent on terrorizing Taraji P. Henson’s suburban mom.
"...Just how lazy is No Good Deed, the latest entry in the home-invasion/woman-in-peril subgenre? Well,..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Celebrating Woman Director Awareness Month With Recommendations From Local Filmmakers
From artistic inspirations to personal connections, the legacies of women directors
"...September is Woman Director Awareness Month: In recognition of women whose visions..."

Sept. 27, 2019 Screens Feature

Shrewd Productions' The Madres
In Stephanie Alison Walker’s new play, women’s fight for the “disappeared” in Argentina’s Dirty War proves timely
"...In Shrewd Productions' staging of The Madres, Carolina (Yesenia Garcia Herrington, a..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Oh, Lady, You're Good!
Dee Dee Bridgewater
"...but if 1997 was indeed the year of the woman, then it was also the year that the 47-year-old..."

April 17, 1998 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Too Much Caffeine Woman
Watching Jean Caffeine's eyes light up.
"...trips to Orange County notwithstanding -- it's a damn good life, not one she's slept through at all...."

Oct. 13, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Making Trouble Look Good
How Kurt Volk got to be Robert Rodriguez's go-to poster designer
"...On most major productions, promotion is an afterthought, with cast members returning weeks..."

Aug. 22, 2014 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

TCB
Austin wonders if Billy Bob Thornton will hop onstage with Tori Amos.
"...ranks. Several skaters have broken away from Bad Girl, Good Woman Productions to form their own federation, the Texas..."

April 25, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

TCB
Austin readies for Super Bowl weekend with roller skates, TV cameras, and a "yuppie makeover"
"...fire in you," says Heather Burdick of Bad Girl, Good Woman Productions. The brawling begins Feb. 16 at the..."

Jan. 24, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Electric Skaterland
Austin births a Roller Derby renaissance
"...was gone, and approximately 80 skaters formed Bad Girl, Good Woman Productions, the nation's first contemporary women's Roller Derby..."

Nov. 27, 2009 Sports Feature by Richard Whittaker

From Playland 2003 to Philly 2009
The growth of the Texas Rollergirls and the Women's Flat Track Derby Association
"...2003 Texas Rollergirls splits from Bad Girl, Good Woman Productions and establish four home teams...."

Nov. 27, 2009 Sports Feature by Richard Whittaker

Payne Pleasures 2004
Latest ACoT theatre-award nominations favor two Austin musicals
"...starred them turned out to be the most favored productions in this year's nominations for the B. Iden Payne..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Heroic Trio
Three female superheroes, who were initially enemies, team up to defeat an ancient monster who is stealing children of royal blood.
"...epic that manages to make even the most insane productions coming out of the Free City look positively sedate..."

May 6, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Pay It Forward
"...a disastrous year it's been in terms of award-worthy productions. And while this schmaltzy melodrama will certainly tug a..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

B. Iden Payne Award Nominations, 1999-2000
"...Austin at the University of Texas. This year, 59 productions by 30 different companies were honored with nominations, the..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Speechless
"...else occurs in Speechless, this quipping chemistry is a good thing. The characters quip, they come precipitously close to..."

Dec. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Last Five Years at the Institution Theater
Sherrod Curry Productions' staging of the Jason Robert Brown musical is gracefully performed and wildly cathartic
"...seem like a gimmick at first, this Sherrod Curry Productions offering knows exactly what it's doing, adding yet another..."

April 1, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

For TLC, With a Little TLC
Is a local production company that recently finished its first documentary too good to be true?
"...for so much more, to communicate a lot of good things, to encourage, to inspire." Even the name demonstrates..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Screens Feature by Toddy Burton

Starting Something
Storie Productions
"...make money doing it. We want to do our good work and be paid for it, grow as artists..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Six Degrees of Ron Berry
With another acting job in a new play, his own new theatre about to open, his own stage company that champions theatre as something fun as well as substantive, and a lot of friends to help him make "good stuff" onstage, is Ron Berry the Happiest Man in Austin?
"...to do theatre; he just insists on having a good time when he does...."

June 16, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

They Went West
Back in the saddle with a faded genre's favorite stars
"...star, cast most often in the role of the Good Bad Man – an outlaw whose life is redeemed..."

May 28, 2010 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Cold Sassy Tree
The Austin Lyric Opera production of Cold Sassy Tree, Carlisle Floyd's sweet, simple opera of blooming love between a small-town Georgia shopkeeper and a much younger woman, featured a fine ensemble giving heartwarming performances, but their efforts were repeatedly wrecked by poorly executed set changes that brought the show to a halt.
"...man, and his blooming love for a much younger woman. Now, no good Southern tale would be well served..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Behind the Bars
Why are gay bars not counted within Austin club histories?
"...a group. My biggest memory was of an older woman who hung out there all the time, her name..."

June 5, 2009 Features Feature

DVDanger: 'Devil's Pass', 'Die, Monster, Die!', 'The Whip and the Body', 'Birth of the Living Dead'
A modern shocker, two vintage terrors, and a history lesson in zombies
"...the universal constant, our cinematic magnetic north, is a good old fashioned, clutch-the-sheets, double-check-the-locks horror...."

Jan. 11, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Land of 1,000 Dramas
Venues
"...Tim Miller regularly visit it to try out new goods. Among the best of the inter-Planetary travelers is Rob..."

March 12, 1999 Arts Feature

Rattling Our Stage
A Survey of Austin's Rebel Theatre Scene
"...Frontera will drastically transform the space to suit its productions. In Unmerciful Good Fortune, the main character was literally..."

April 10, 1998 Arts Feature

Full-Gore Press
Mind the viscera: Austin's horror filmmaking scene is exploding
"...slated to helm), other current or forthcoming Austin horror productions include Lindsey Alloway's Postmodern Undead, now in preproduction; Ain't..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Trash Anthems
Each of the seven short plays written by Dan Dietz in Shrewd Productions' Trash Anthems unfolds like a gift being opened, full of surprising scenarios and sympathetic characters
"...Shrewd Productions' Trash Anthems, an evening of seven short plays by..."

May 11, 2007 Arts Review by Hannah Kenah

Poetry in Emotion
Katherine Catmull never intended to pursue a career in acting. In fact, she seriously avoided it for as long as she could, choosing instead to earn her degree in English literature. Why is revealed in this profile of one of Austin's most sophisticated and literate performers.
"...It was a haunting image: a woman in an enormous white bed, in a beautiful white..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Unheard Voices
Diverse Stories Break Through
"...produced. Certainly, the "music" made by these artists is good, at times glorious, and worthy of production. It is..."

July 7, 1995 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

311 Story in Error
"...have received three congratulatory letters from TABC on the good performance of the doorman. Also the doormen are TABC-certified...."

Oct. 25, 1996 Column

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