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Die Another Day
"...up out of the tide break on a sun-blasted Havana beach (à la Ursula Andress in Dr. No) before..."

Nov. 22, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

" prison even though his head is ensconced in Havana, circa some 40 years ago. Supporting players Studi, Seda,..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Original Sin
" say. Since the film takes place in turn-of-the-century Havana, he instead makes do with such painful, stoic, and..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Calle 54
Superstars of Latin jazz are captured as they perform in the studio.
"...longtime friend Israel “Cachao” López, another veteran of the Havana scene immortalized in Wim Wenders' Buena Vista Social Club,..."

June 22, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Tailor of Panama
"...references the great Carol Reed comedy Our Man in Havana (Gleeson's besotted Abraxas clearly has a direct lineage to..."

April 20, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Company Man
"...willing patsy and ship the chinless wonder off to Havana to gather info on Fidel and root out communism...."

March 30, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Festival of New Cinema of the Americas
"...that follows the salsa sound from West Africa to Havana to Miami and New York. Many of the directors..."

April 20, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cuadernos de La Habana(Winter & Winter)
National Records
" La Habana(Winter & Winter) Like everything else in Havana, the cafe in which you sit is crumbling. "These..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Hemingway was refreshing because of my spring trip to Havana, where Hemingway is very much alive and well. No..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Rhythm is King
"...of Rodgers & Hart. He introduces Tito Cuba, a Havana-born percussionist whom de Lago calls "Tun-Tun" because his downbeats..."

June 25, 1999 Music Review by Jay Hardwig

Chinese Box
"...the hallowed Hollywood tradition of A Dry White Season, Havana, and The Year of Living Dangerously, Chinese Box assumes..."

May 15, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Record Reviews
"...and renegade -- with a grasp on Harlem and Havana. Indeed, for all the witty old-skool bounce of "Bubblegoose"..."

Aug. 1, 1997 Music Review

Bitter Sugar
"...believer in the Revolution is a recent graduate of Havana's prestigious Lenin School who has been promised a government..."

June 6, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Our Areas Are Sensitive
"...of Pigs and a cartoon on a wall in Havana showed a person making a Nazi salute and saying,..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Column

Bonus Tracks

Nov. 29, 1996 Music Feature

Day Trips & Beyond: Mid-October Roundup
Travel news from around Texas and beyond
"...outdoor sculptures by 105-year-old artist Carmen Herrera (b. 1915, Havana, Cuba). Featuring four newly created sculptures that were envisioned..."

Oct. 17, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Stay home, stay safe, and still scratch that travel itch
"...San José and the Austin Motel in Austin, Hotel Havana in San Antonio, El Cosmico in Marfa, and Hotel..."

April 8, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

The Glam Punks of 70s Austin Get Up to Their Gypsy Tricks
The Austin Punk Chronicles, chapter two, part two: Glitter rock (1972-76) fades
"...Jones before teaming with Clash bassist Paul Simonon in Havana 3am. Shannon famously joined short-lived Krackerjack guitarist Stevie Ray..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

The Luv Doc: Crap Taste
The sweet deliverance of blissful apathy
"...When you see the outside of one of these..."

July 5, 2019 Column by The Luv Doc

Caleb De Casper's New EP Is Here and Totally Queer
De Casper is “high-octane danceable rock music for you and your daddy”
"...the fun, right”), but he teases that one track, “Havana Hope Boy,” originated “with an inspiration from Lady Gaga,..."

May 15, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Garrison Brothers Distillery Announces Semifinalists in Texas Bourbon Bartender Competition
Five of Austin’s top bartenders compete to win $10,000 prize
"...Robbie Olivarez, Hotel Havana..."

March 6, 2019 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Lifestyle Brand Collective Blue Supports Diverse Creators in Austin
Missfits Festival embodies their mission of putting community first
"...women. Ho and Malibiran met Gonzalez Sander at Collective Blue Havana Nights in August and together have produced an event..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Arts Feature by Shavone Otero

Camila Cabello
"...reggaeton, salsa, and contradanza in her production, obvious standout "Havana" features Young Thug with its irresistibly sultry tropical thumps,..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Isabella Castro-Cota

SXSW Film Review: A Tuba to Cuba
Preservation Jazz Hall Band doc is filled with life and joy
"...while providing a range of Cubano music – via Havana, Santiago, Cienfuegos – that erases more cliched notions of..."

March 15, 2018 Screens Post by Michael King

SXSW’s Big Third List
YFN Lucci, Wyclef Jean, Ought, and 572 more
"...DJ Jigüe & El Menor (Havana, Cuba)..."

Jan. 10, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Review: Eldorado Cafe
Finding the gold in an Allandale strip mall
" chairs are reminiscent of the staccato-prone writer's favorite Havana hot spot, La Floridita, down to the blue and..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
"...Curato & Margarita Engle – All the Way to Havana Matt de la Peña – Coco: Miguel and the..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Gimme Shelter: A Song for Margaret Moser
A stoned soul picnic of Rolling Stones for Wattser
"...the Pope both nearly derail the band’s debut in Havana, which spines the narrative to a happier conclusion than..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Your Weekend in Film
What major releases and one-off screenings are worth your theatre time
"...centers on three friends trying to make it in Havana. Sunday, Violet Crown...."

Aug. 25, 2017 Screens Post by The Screens Staff

How Jimmy Buffett's "Margaritaville" Became the Most Valuable Song of All Time
Buffett began composing the song after visiting a local Mexican restaurant
"...spell of Buffett's "A Pirate Looks at Forty" or "Havana Daydreamin'," and the emotional tug of "Come Monday," his..."

July 21, 2017 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

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