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'Ida,' Ho!
Gilbert & Sullivan's 'Princess Ida' makes her Austin debut
"...Princess Ida. Not a title that's in heavy rotation on the..."

June 13, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Concisely but with great depth, this Polish film explores questions of individual and national identity.
" news with her niece: Anna’s real name is Ida and she is a Jew born to parents who..."

June 13, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ida Lupino, Actress
"...Large, luminous, and widely setapart, Ida Lupino's eyes were her greatest asset in creating screen..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Screens Feature by Charles Nafus

Ida Lupino, Director
"...luck -- good and bad -- were responsible." -- Ida Lupino, 1967..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Screens Feature by Cassandra Knobloch

The long-scuttled tragic story of Ida Dalser, the first wife of Benito Mussolini, and the child she bore him, is brought to the screen with arresting style by the Italian director Marco Bellocchio.
"...Pierobon. The long-scuttled tragic story of the lives of Ida Dalser, the first wife of Benito Mussolini, and their..."

April 23, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Love Is All You Need
Danish Oscar-winner Susanne Bier lightens her tone with this grown-up romantic comedy that stars Pierce Brosnan.
" Mamma Mia!, a certain amount of comparison seems unavoidable, as the viewer might occasionally fear that the actor..."

May 31, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Breaking Surface
Underwater survival thriller scales down the disaster movie but not the tension
"...professional diver sticking around for Christmas while her sister, Ida (Gammel), visits the family home for Christmas. She's headed..."

Jan. 8, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Missive to the Ending Year
Letters at 3AM
"...of threat is always in the air, unforgettable and unavoidable. Quickly, you took on a personality, the way storms..."

Jan. 3, 1997 Column by Michael Ventura

Still Breathing
"...the collages are never quite right. But his grandmother, Ida (Holm) who was herself a chosen one, helps him..."

May 1, 1998 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

All the Way to State
A high school play contest might not sound like a big deal, but it is to the 18,000 students in 1,200 schools across Texas who participate in the state's UIL one-act play every year -- and here's a look at why.
"...memorizing lines, forget the weeks eaten up with rehearsals (Friday nights and Sundays, too!) and the 5am wake-up calls..."

May 12, 2000 Arts Feature by Sarah Hepola

Cold War
Love and history in the ruins of post-World War II Europe
"...uncertain intentions. And like his Oscar-winning Best Foreign Film Ida, Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War is filmed in black and..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Marjorie Baumgarten's Top 10 List
"...3)Ida This unforgiving Polish drama reminds us that the present..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

How Oscar Nominee Lukasz Zal Made Us Look at Cold War
Academy-lauded cinematographer on shooting black-and-white truths
"...writer/director Pawel Pawlikowski in 2010 on another historical drama, Ida. Originally intended to be that film's camera operator, he..."

Feb. 23, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Slabs, Screw, and Stories from the Country: Deezie Brown & EC Mayne Soundtrack Bastrop County
Candy Blue Like Screw reclaims Texas rap heritage
"...of the Austin metro area's 2 million-plus population. Barbecue, Friday night lights, and Bible Belt values typecast the community..."

Aug. 14, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

The Resurrection of Gavin Stone
A former actor finds faith in his hometown
"...Last Days in the Desert, and Paweł Pawlikowski’s Oscar-winning Ida, not to mention Martin Scorsese and Mel Gibson’s combustible..."

Jan. 20, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Break Into the Future
It's a new day for chamber music, as the Austin Chamber Music Festival shows
"...String Quartet performing Mozart, Miró Quartet performing Schubert, and Ida Kavafian and Peter Serkin playing three Beethoven violin sonatas,..."

July 3, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

This Oscar nominee for best Foreign Language film exudes existential Russian angst in cinematic form.
"...Best Foreign Language Film category (it lost to Poland’s Ida) lives up to its title and then some...."

Feb. 27, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Boyhood Nominated for Six Oscars
Academy singles out Linklater, Adair, Arquette, Hawke
"...Ignorance), Emmanuel Lubezki The Grand Budapest Hotel, Robert Yeoman Ida, Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski Mr. Turner, Dick Pope..."

Jan. 15, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations Announced
Boyhood, Kumiko earn multiple nods
" the director.) Force Majeure (Sweden) Director: Ruben Östlund Ida (Poland) Director: Pawel Pawlikowski Leviathan (Russia) Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev..."

Nov. 25, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Shining Star: Dripping Springs Conquers Light Pollution
Ranch town awarded for outdoor lighting ordinance
"...The IDA is hoping that the city of Dripping Springs can..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Lebanon Calling
The Lebanese connection: ACL booker Charles Attal's bond with Zilker Park
"...Zilker and his wife, the former Ida Pecht, who grew up in Austin's Germantown neighborhood (Red..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Music Feature by Michael Corcoran

All Over Creation: Ode to Joy
In a week's worth of creative endeavors, delight proves illuminating
"...It all started with Princess Ida, the latest in an almost four-decade string of productions..."

June 28, 2013 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Summertime Blues
Auditioning for the blues – at band camp!
"...have emphasized Etta James, he chooses instead the gutsy Ida Cox...."

June 22, 2012 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

A Brief History of Food Radio
How it all began
"...the 1930s through the '50s included "The Nation's Homemaker," Ida Bailey Allen; Mary Margaret McBride, an eminent radio journalist..."

July 15, 2011 Food Feature by MM Pack

Notes on an Englishman
" "If You Give Me Your Attention" from Princess Ida ("Ev'rybody says I'm such a disagreeable man!" goes the..."

April 1, 2011 Screens Review by Kimberley Jones

Morning's at Seven
A fine cast and expert staging transport us back to a more gracious America
" on the left lives one of the sisters, Ida; her husband, Carl; and her son, Homer. Two other..."

Dec. 3, 2010 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Handicapping SXSW 09 Wednesday night showcasers
"...bared and trembling vocals. – Doug Freeman Ceci Bastida..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

Kortedala Syndrome
Night falls over Scandinavia
"...contributions from fellow Swedes El Perro Del Mar and Frida Hyvönen, samples local electronic duo the Tough Alliance, and..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Dyslexics Rule, at Least in October
How to get help parenting a dyslexic child in Austin
"...can be minimized through intervention and effective teaching. As IDA President Nancy Hennessy put it in a press release,..."

Oct. 7, 2005 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Friday Sleepers
SXSW picks & sleepers
"...Norah Jones a run for her money. – Melanie HauptIDA9pm, Friend's The sweet, moody sounds of Ida were made..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature

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