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Playback: Austin Music Census
The Austin Music Census hits the fan. As does Tyler, the Creator!
"...While prosperity escapes the ground floor of the capital's creative class, music ranks in..."

June 5, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Gay Place
Holiday apparel ain't the only thing gay in the gAyTX: Check out some annual traditions.
"...leg lamp comes out. Thu., Dec. 26, 6pm. Zach Theatre, 1510 Toomey, 512/476-0541. $65-100, tickets. www.zachtheatre.org. Ho-Rizon..."

Dec. 20, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

Taco Tower Project on Council's Plate
The Taco PUD wins divided blessing of Planning Commission
"...Bouldin Creek neighborhood associations, Save Town Lake, the Zach Theatre Board of Trustees' Executive Committee, and the adjacent Bridges..."

June 21, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Wide-Angle Lens
The Ransom Center captures photography's history with striking breadth and focus
"...for some 5 million prints and negatives, including that groundbreaking first photographic image by Joseph Niépce and the whole..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

All 'Round Republic Square
A new context of major civic buildings may yet make a people place of our historic downtown park
"...Wynn envisions a mixed-use project with ground-floor retail that extends Austin's Great Streets program – encouraging..."

Sept. 1, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

"In a New Light" Programs
"...Prothro Theater, located on the northeast corner of the ground floor of the HRC. Sunday, May 18"In a New..."

May 16, 2003 Arts Feature

Take Five
In the Place 5 Race, Activism Is the Operative Word
"...acquisition and preservation. He also wants in on the ground floor of master planning for the Prop. 2 land..."

April 14, 2000 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

Articulations
A spin on the Austin art gallery carousel.
"...the curatorial team for the Norwood, located on the ground floor of the Norwood Tower at Seventh and Colorado...."

Oct. 1, 1999 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Picks & Sleepers
Sxsw
"...as just about any bluesman he ever covered. (State Theatre, 9pm) -David Lynch..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

Welcome to Texasland
Bob Bullock's final monument to himself, the Texas State History Museum, won't have many historical documents, but it promises to be entertaining.
"...when Bullock took a look around the battered burial ground, he didn't like what he saw...."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Bill Crawford

Let There Be Light
After a $14 million facelift, UT's Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center is letting the light in, literally, through new windows across the front of the structure, and philosophically, through a new mission to give the public more opportunities to see and enjoy its astonishing accumulation of cultural treasures.
"...giant bookends, are panels covered with images from literature, theatre, photography, and film: a life-size Alice, straight from the..."

May 16, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Mother of All Texas Honky-Tonks
A look back at the Mother of All Texas Honky-Tonks
"...under "World's Largest Night Club," Gilley's burned to the ground in July 1990. By that time, the glory days..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Arts & Entertainment
"...to get the party started right (okay, a dance floor and a stack of vinyl never hurt). These freelance..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Adjusting to the Mise-en-Scène
Nine nonfilmmakers – artists out of place – make one in 48 hours
"...a choreographer and associate professor in the Department of Theatre & Dance at UT, would be my director; Thomas..."

July 13, 2007 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Chapter 2: Biweekly and Proud
September 1982-August 1988
"...and said, "Sid, I notice that you painted our floor." I waited for him to start some rant about..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature

Love Letter to a Klutz: The Secret Behind John Walch's Brilliant Plays
"...hand in hers, begins hurling her around the dance floor as a flash flood emergency volunteer might hurl heavy..."

April 20, 2001 Arts Feature by Lisa D'Amour

FronteraFest Short Fringe: Week 3
No one would ever plan a night of theatre such as the night of theatre that was the FronteraFest Short Fringe Best of Week 3, but it set a high-water mark for entertainment
"...Hyde Park Theatre, Feb. 3..."

Feb. 9, 2007 Arts Review by Hannah Kenah

Outfitting the Stars
It's all in a name: suiting up the stars at Star Costume and Clothier.
"...want on their business cards, but I took a ground-level advertising class once, and trust me, it's not one..."

June 13, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Chain Reaction
Downtown construction projects raise fears that Austin will lose its charm.
"...Whole Foods' flagship store and BookPeople, and that building's top-floor offices commanded a pretty nifty view of downtown --..."

Dec. 24, 1999 News Feature by Amy Smith

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced
"...debut with Chicago-set ghost story Girl on the Third Floor...."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Tigers Be Still
Distractions aside, this Hyde Park production's heart and funny bone are in sync with the play's
"...Tigers Be StillHyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd, 479-7529 www.hydeparktheatre.org Through Aug. 11 Running..."

July 27, 2012 Arts Review by Robert Faires

'Speechless'
Third-Place Winner
"...each other on little scraps of paper with short, ground-down pencil stubs. A car comes around the bend and..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Books Feature by Benjamin Reed

Exhibitionism
O.t.: Court and Spark
"...John Henry Faulk Living Theatre,through November 7 Running Time: 2 hrs..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Arts Review

Exhibitionism
Woody Guthrie's American Song: Up with the People
"...State Theatre through April 20 Running time: 1 hr, 45 min..."

April 11, 1997 Arts Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...he joins Don Stewart on guitar for the middle ground in Migas. With TC-er Eric Conn beating the hell..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Stompy Jones
"...Scott was sitting cross-legged on the floor in front of his stereo, dropping discs into the..."

April 30, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Oral History of ABGB
Pils to wake, pils to sleep
"...or marveled so hard at the spinouts from dance floor acrobats it makes your ego quiver. The point is,..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Creative Capital?
In the City of Ideas, the people with ideas are dancing with day jobs.
"...phenomenal growth. The truth, which lies closer to the ground, is a different thing altogether. The infrastructure upon which..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Michael Erard

Making a Front Porch for the City
As he was completing the final design for the Austin Museum of Art's long-awaited downtown facility, architect Richard Gluckman took time to discuss the project, his approach to architecture, and what it means to design buildings for a boomtown.
"...competition for the Fort Worth [Museum of Art]. That background and the projects that we did helped convince this..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Chow Downtown
Dining in the Heart of Austin
"...stop for coffee. They rode through the deserted Capitol grounds and down lonely Congress Avenue, stopping at the corner..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Food Feature

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