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Ground Zero Texas: The Rubble
Looking back sans beer goggles at Beerland's first fest.
"...early Sunday morning, after the last official night of Ground Zero Texas stumbled to a close, there were lots..."

Dec. 12, 2007 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Starting from Ground Zero with Coffee and Podcasts
Coffee-focused, community-driven, and African-sourced
"...midst of this societal and economic upheaval – and Ground Zero is one of those...."

July 23, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Point Austin: Ground Zero for Zero Tolerance
Southwest Key becomes the local symbol of brutal U.S. policy
"...relations pounding for its involvement in the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy targeting undocumented immigrants, and the ongoing scandal of..."

Aug. 3, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Opinion: Why Texas Is Ground Zero for Change
With untapped voting power of Latinos, Texas has enormous potential, but the Lone Star State must modernize to pave the way to a stronger, more inclusive America

Oct. 9, 2020 Column by Antonio Arellano

At Ground Zero

May 3, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Pantex: Ground Zero

Oct. 20, 1995 Arts Feature

City's Zero Energy Homes Prove Too Pricey for Montopolis
Energy efficient building project proves fiscally impractical for current neighborhood location
"...The sun is about to set on the award-winning NetZero Energy Subdivision concept devised last year by Austin Energy's..."

April 29, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Austin Resource Recovery Charts a New Course to Achieving Zero Waste
A quick look at the city’s new Comprehensive Plan
"...A self-proclaimed “road map toward zero waste,” Austin Resource Recovery’s existing 2011 Master Plan committed..."

Nov. 7, 2023 News Post by Hannah Rossi

Zero-Energy Homes and Hope Break Ground in Montopolis
The city shoots for energy efficiency and affordability in low-income neighborhood
"...study the design, construction, and feasibility of an affordable "zero-energy" home development. Groundbreaking is scheduled for some time this..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Ground Floor Theatre's Long Comeback
With Gibberish Mostly, Lisa Scheps' company makes its long-awaited return to the stage scene
"...to resolve the code compliance issues that shut down Ground Floor Theatre, her performance venue on Springdale Road, in..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Even the Rain
Amid citizen unrest in Bolivia, a Spanish film crew attempts to mount a revisionist history of Christopher Columbus.
"...(going off-book, he stakes a patio umbrella to the ground in a comic bit of faux claimship of land,..."

April 15, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Revisionaries
When it comes to choosing public-school textbooks, what happens in Texas is of national concern – and this documentary captures these culture wars in full bloom.
"...State Board of Education has become, in recent decades, ground zero for the ideological battle between creationists and humanists...."

Oct. 26, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tom Dowd & the Language of Music
Dowd recorded and engineered the legendary Atlantic sound. He recorded and engineered Bird, Coltrane, Aretha, and Skynyrd. Introduced Allman to Clapton. Standardized 8-track recording. Oh, and he helped make the atomic bomb.
"...force in modern music, and producer/director Mark Moormann preserves ground zero with jaw-dropping archival footage, music, and mathematical precision...."

March 5, 2004 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

I Am Trying to Break Your Heart
"...white to an inky grandeur). A witness to this ground-zero creative collaboration at its most elemental and experimental, first-timer..."

Oct. 4, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Schizopolis
Soderbergh works both sides of the camera as actor, writer, and director of this most personal – and idiosyncratic – of all his projects.
"...to try and convince anyone that Schizopolis represents Cinema Ground Zero (this is the kind of idiosyncratic filmmaking that's..."

Aug. 1, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

World Trade Center
This is not the 9/11 film we expected from Stone, who tells the fact-based story of two individuals who somehow survived the collapse of the World Trade Center and with a remarkable economy of expressionistic detail and bombast.
"...eve of its fifth anniversary, Stone has opted to zero in on discrete individuals and tell their fact-based stories..."

Aug. 11, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Letters at 3AM
The Oklahoma City Memorial and Ground Zero stir feelings of the dead calling on us to live
"...in a storm, hurtling down, waiting to hit the ground."..."

April 15, 2005 Column by Michael Ventura

TV Eye
The next few weeks bring numerous 9 / 11 specials.
"...Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero. This Frontline production asks, "Where was God on..."

Aug. 30, 2002 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Climbing Mount Compost
Austin's next big zero-waste project is feeding nature's recycling program
"...new residential collection program. On the route to Austin's zero-waste goals – which call for diverting 90% of all..."

April 24, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Two Towers, Six Years, and 16 Millimeters
The remarkable journey – and uncertain toll – of Steve Bilich's 'Native New Yorker'
"...the World Trade Center, which plumes smoke in the background as emergency vehicles jitter in and out of frame,..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

All the World SA Stage
The Debut of the International Theater Festival at San Antonio
"...Ground Zero (Germany) Interactive theatre proponent Uwe Mengel stages this..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Theatres Harvest New Dramas Bumper Crop of Plays
"...Play Ground Zero exposes the new work to an audience when..."

Nov. 17, 1995 Arts Feature

Slack Where We Started
Richard Linklater and John Pierson Ponder 'Slacker' and Its Aftermath
"...two reasons for that, and Slacker is right at ground zero. The affordability or democratization of production over the..."

June 29, 2001 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

"No Kill" for Traffic
Vision Zero action plan aims to eliminate traffic fatalities
"...19, when City Council voted to approve the Vision Zero action plan, Austin had just seen its 24th traffic..."

July 8, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Can Austin Waste Not?
City vows to cut landfill-bound garbage to zero
"...reducing waste by 20% in four years, and achieving "zero waste" by 2040. So, with a population as earnestly..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Off the Record
Max Dropout's garage-punk festival levels Beerland to Ground Zero; David Letterman hosts a Late Show spectacular at Antone's; What Made Milwaukee Famous grapples with success on second LP
"...Ground Zero..."

Dec. 7, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

The Naked Play
The Power of Play Readings
"...Play Ground Zero, the group producing the reading of The Last..."

May 5, 1995 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Traffic Fatalities Rise While Serious Injuries Fall in Austin
The long road to zero
"...role signaled the city's commitment to attaining its Vision Zero policy, aimed at eliminating traffic-related deaths and serious injuries,..."

June 17, 2022 News Feature by Benton Graham

Inside Llewyn Davis
The latest from the Coen Brothers nails the Sixties folk-music scene, and delivers another of their memorably flawed heroes.
"...by Van Ronk, nicknamed the Mayor of MacDougal Street, ground zero of the Sixties folk revival.)..."

Dec. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Music Amidst Used Furniture
The History of the Red River Strip
"...is a filling station, with the Split Rail/Hurt's Hunting Ground building housing various shops and a restaurant at the..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Music Feature

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