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SXSW Panel Recap: Diversity in Video Games: Hard Talk for Change
YouTube exec dodges direct questions about tackling online extremism
"...Calling for a more proactive approach, Halo series veteran Kiki Wolfkill argued that gaming companies have..."

March 20, 2019 SXSW Post by Tucker Whatley

Tracking the Next Big Things at SXSW Gaming
Beyond playtime: where the developers and designers will be at SXSW
"...gaming workforce hasn't caught up with this reality yet. Halo franchise vet Kiki Wolfkill and industry advocates Manuel Delgado..."

March 15, 2019 Screens Feature by Tucker Whatley

Elizabeth Chapin: "Deconstructing Nostalgia" at Wally Workman Gallery
This "type of padded cell of Southern culture" is, pardon us, insanely beautiful
"...glowing) as 'lace,'" says the artist, "neither bonnet nor halo, but playing with both. I made large ruffled 'pillow'..."

March 8, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Video Game Developer Certain Affinity Announces Original Title, Last Expedition
Independent game studio also plans expansion to offices in Toronto
"...have heard of these games if you’re familiar with Halo 4, Call of Duty: Black Ops, or the 2016..."

Jan. 30, 2019 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Rooster Teeth’s Animated Series gen:LOCK Brings an All-Star Cast to Dark Horizons
Michael B. Jordan, Maisie Williams, and David Tennant voice the Austin studio's team of misfits
"...Wood as A.I. Sigma in season 10 of their Halo-inspired breakout success Red vs. Blue) but has traditionally used..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Gaming to Host Halo Championship Series Invitational
Various tournaments cater to pros, fans, and attendees
"...they’re bringing e-sports pros to town for some top-tier Halo play...."

Jan. 22, 2019 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Five Food Celebrations to Fill Your Belly
’Tis the season of elastic waistbands, starting this week
"...For dessert, there will be halo-halo, a Be More Pacific fan favorite featuring Amy’s Ice..."

Nov. 13, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

"Whitney Turetzky: Feminine Grandeur" at the Elisabet Ney
In the way she transforms antique photographs of anonymous women, Turetzky elevates their subjects’ status to something holy and sacred
"...everyday women. Each woman is adorned with a golden halo much like those found in religious iconography, elevating their..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Arts Review by Marisa Charpentier

How Rooster Teeth Became an Online Phenomenon
9.5 million YouTube subscribers can’t be wrong
"...which started as funny videos riffing on the game Halo, is now Austin's biggest online content production house...."

May 11, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin's Adult Store and Sex Shop Roundup
Get naughty locally
"...Nicole, on the other hand, highlights the Shibari Mini Halo, which she describes as a “petite wand” with a..."

Feb. 3, 2018 Chron Events Post by Sarah Marloff

Rooster Teeth Launches gen:LOCK Teaser Trailer
First footage from new mecha-anime from Austin studio
"...that really brought them to the dance, the mega-successful Halo-loving machinima Red vs. Blue...."

Jan. 22, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW’s Big Third List
YFN Lucci, Wyclef Jean, Ought, and 572 more
"...DJ Halo (Oakland, Calif.)..."

Jan. 10, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Zach Theatre's A Christmas Carol
This slick and polished musical adaptation of the Dickens classic serves up holiday cheer in abundance
"...Michelle Alexander's Mrs. Cratchit garners applause midway through Beyoncé's "Halo," so emotional that the actress has tears streaming from..."

Dec. 22, 2017 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Sixth Street Murder Remains Unsolved
Police on lookout for video showing Sunday morning attacker leaving the scene
"...we know that did happen because we do have HALO video from the police department that captures some of..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

My Gear: Mike & the Moonpies
Inside the van of Austin's honky-tonk road dogs
"...2) TV with Xbox One, whose top plays are Halo and golf;..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Live Music to See This Weekend
Breaking down the next three days
"...metalheads Immortal Guardian headline, with Shadow Spectrum, Black Thorn Halo, Flesh Hoarder, Last Judgement, Hanged Man’s Curse, and Chasing..."

July 21, 2017 Music Post by The Music Staff

One Dead in Officer Involved Shooting on Sixth Street
Police shot 24-year-old on Trinity Street at 2:42am
"...2:39am and radioed into police headquarters, where the department’s HALO (High Activity Location Observation) team, which monitors a series..."

May 7, 2017 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

SXSW Film Review: Barbecue
Engaged, celebratory doc is far more than just food porn
"...the film’s World Premiere last night, especially when a halo of self-congratulatory murmurs greeted a section on Texas meat...."

March 11, 2017 SXSW Post by Sean L. Malin

Red River Clubs Grapple With Downtown Homelessness
Beggars, hustlers, and dealers make you wonder how Downtown music keeps from going under
"...APD runs a HALO camera outside the ARCH so police can monitor activity..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Terry Allen’s Manifest Monographs
Lubbock don stages a vintage show for the ages
"...gunning “Gimme a Ride to Heaven Boy,” Savannah Welch’s halo … Three hours never felt so monumentally Lone Star...."

Jan. 16, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

“Vivid Strokes: Contemporary Paintings From Vietnam”
In our tumultuous moment, seeing work by artists from nations that have known tragedy our own has not can be enlightening
"...center of a radiant country that gleams like a halo. This escape is precious. At a time when so..."

Nov. 25, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Bleed for This
A boxer returns to the ring in this conventional drama
"...spinal fusion. Instead, Vinny choses to have a metal halo screwed into his head for six months in the..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rooster Teeth Gives an Extra Life
Online gaming charity marathon happening right now
"...as Jerry Lewis' telethon, but with a lot more Halo...."

Nov. 12, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Sound on Sound Review: Descendents
Milo Aukerman and the punks for president!
"...Alvarez, resounded as the superior new effort, while “Shameless Halo” proved passable and “Without Love” came off downright sappy..."

Nov. 5, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

"Young Latino Artists 21: Amexican@"
This exhibit is about being Mexican-American, but it will make things happen for you whatever your ethnicity
"...women wearing dramatic makeup, metallic facial gear, and wild halos of what look like brightly colored sea worms. The..."

July 15, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

RTX Hits ATX Again
Rooster Teeth's Gus Sorola runs down a bigger, better fest
"...long way from its early days of making funny Halo videos. Indiegogo record-busting feature Lazer Team and critical praise..."

June 29, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

To Sleep, Perchance to Die
Stay awake for Rooster Teeth's new series Day 5
"...Austin studio that in 2003 started doing short, downloadable Halo spoofs. This was before internet video became commonplace, two..."

June 24, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lazer Team
The first feature film from Austin's Rooster Teeth gang is a hoot
"...Red vs. Blue series, which repurposes the first-person shooter Halo video game as a uniquely weird, comic space opera,..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Music Keynote 1: Tony Visconti
Bowie producer leads multiple speakers as yet-to-be announced
"...that’s not the half of it. Glam rock hair halo Marc Bolan’s best work (T. Rex, Electric Warrior, The..."

Jan. 26, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Gaming Awards Finalists Announced
Mix of blockbusters and indie faves top the list of noms
"...Excellence in Multiplayer: Call of Duty: Black Ops III Halo 5: Guardians Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime Rocket League..."

Jan. 26, 2016 Screens Post by Tucker Whatley

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