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The Notorious Irving Klaw
My grandfather's photography studio made him rich and Bettie Page famous. It also made him into a target for Fifties censors. So, what has director Mary Harron made of him?
"...last 20 years that has very much come above ground, but with something hidden and secret. Without that bondage..."

March 10, 2006 Screens Feature by Rick Klaw

An 'Our Town' for Our Town
With 100 Austin stories, Zach builds a city on a stage
"...we don't see it portrayed much in our national theatre. Plays in this country tend to focus on smaller..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Controversial plans for a 120-foot tower at the intersection scrapped
"...scrap plans to build a 120-foot tower with a ground floor theatre and would no longer seek the Planned..."

June 17, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Four for Seaholm
" requirements for specific uses like the mandatory retail ground floor at Block 21. However, there are some givens:..."

April 8, 2005 News Feature

Not Fade Away
The 2004 / 05 Austin Music Awards. In a word, roots.
"...Beat, Allison hammering out Bo Diddley. That beat is ground zero for any Texan/Lone Star interloper that ever picked..."

March 11, 2005 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Do It Yourself Biennial
How to showcase all the great art in Texas on a shoestring budget
"...who has helped get this Texas Biennial off the ground (there have been predecessors, but more on that later),..."

March 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art Burn
An early-morning blaze at Guadalupe Arts Center displaces 75 artists
"...The blaze is thought to have originated in a second-floor studio, where linseed oil caused a pile of rags..."

Feb. 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Welcome to the Real World
Rhizome Collective brings activist ideals down to earth
"...part of the Inside Books Project. Squatting on the floor, a group of bikers prepares for an upcoming trip..."

Dec. 31, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Refraction Arts Project's production of Orange is a true accomplishment, with interlaced stories weaving an explosive tale about the destruction of humanity
"...trees, and the collapse of civilization burning to the ground so that a new world can emerge, a world..."

May 21, 2004 Arts Review by Heather Barfield Cole

The LBJ Library swaps paintings with the National Gallery of Art, the Blanton Museum of Art gets $1 million for a new gallery, and Patsy Cline teaches you how to apply make-up
"...the subbasement and basement levels and construction of the ground floor completed, and construction of the second floor begun...."

March 19, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

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

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...Renee Woodward8pm, 18th Floor @ Crowne Plaza Before this Austin singer-songwriter became a..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...9pm, Texas Union Theatre Tex-Mex queen Tish Hinojosa is one of the most..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...8pm, Texas Union Theatre And now for something completely different. That 1 Guy..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Rhythm of a Life
Tapestry Dance Company's Rhythm of a Life pulsed with a vigor and intensity that seemed to arise from new, deeply personal connections to dance and to life
"...Rhythm ... of a LifeParamount Theatre, Feb. 27..."

March 12, 2004 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Weird Science Takes the Stage
The strange but true tale of how a high school class turned a science textbook into a play
"...had a conversation with Clay Nichols, the head of Theatre Focus at St. Stephen's Episcopal High School, about an..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Arts Feature by C. Denby Swanson

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

"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

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

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

Only Natural
The Texas Memorial Museum decides to focus on its natural history roots.
"...its gigantic welcoming Lone Star to its vertigo-inducing IMAX theatre, it delivers history as theme park: a giant display..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Feature

Bright Lights, Little City
It's maybe silly to fix a personality on a place, but something happens when you hook a left onto Austin Ave. and drive into Georgetown's historic district. Everything slows down, just a little bit, and then there's that marquee, neon and spangly, lighting up downtown. Welcome to the Palace.
"...... which shouldn't matter, but does nonetheless. Inside the theatre, two young girls have claimed front row center, in..."

Dec. 6, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Our readers talk back.
" visit this subject again and could use additional background information, please let me know...."

July 12, 2002 Column

Critic's Picks
Outdoors & Recreation
" from more than 250 models, built on the floor. The staff is ready to assist with the properly..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Critic's Picks
Arts & Entertainment
"...see our friends without always encountering them in dark theatres. In the past six months alone, aGLIFF has sponsored..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

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

In honor of this week's commencement ceremonies at UT, here's a roundup of recent college-related honors for theatre historian Oscar Brockett, composers, Kent Kennan and Kevin Putz, late playwright David Mark Cohen, and UT theatre department alum Marcia Gay Harden. Plus, the 2001 Funniest Person in Austin is Rich Gabe.
"...° Oscar Brockett, professor of theatre history and criticism at UT, author of the landmark..."

May 18, 2001 Arts Column by Robert Faires

The New Rites of Spring
The Last Word in Instrumental Rock
"...with his boisterous Rite of Spring at Paris' Champs-...lysées Theatre in 1913...."

April 27, 2001 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

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

Something Weird
How Tim League discovered 110 drive-in films in an East Prairie warehouse and other stories of disappearing celluloid.
"...the prints and moved them into an abandoned movie theatre with a solid roof, heading off any further water..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Screens Feature by Jerry Renshaw

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