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Austin Film Society Documentary Tour: 'Nanking'
... and DocuWeek at the Arbor
"...II, as part of its siege to conquer China, Japan invaded its then-capital, Nanking. When the city finally fell,..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Tokyo Year Zero
British-born David Peace comes on like James Ellroy with a pint of warm Yorkshire ale in his hand
"...history of his birthplace from his adopted home in Japan, and the payoff to that literary exile is Tokyo..."

Sept. 28, 2007 Books Review by Richard Whittaker

Will Texas Catch Some Solar Rays?
Local and worldwide solar-energy experts convene in Austin and deliver this message: The day when solar energy will compete economically with traditional fossil-fueled power is fast approaching, and Texas is doing much less than it could be to utilize its solar potential
"...the policy-streamlining and innovative subsidies enacted by Germany and Japan, now the two world leaders in solar capacity –..."

June 29, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

The Real Crash Davis
Alan Zinter of the Round Rock Express still lives the big-league dream
"...agent called with a $400,000 offer to play in Japan. He didn't want to leave. But he couldn't pass..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Sports Feature by Kevin Brass

Inside the Actor's Superego
How Michael Baldwin got here (hint: It involves a showbiz upbringing, Oreo cookies, and shrieking armadas of flying, brain-sucking spheres)
" happened to be a teenage girl living in Japan in 1976, then chances are your heart still quickens..."

July 1, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

TV Eye
The mean month of May
"...Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire (May 26, 7pm): Richard..."

April 30, 2004 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

To Your Health
Is coral calcium really better than other calcium sources?
"...bioavailable." However, according to Takuo Fujita, M.D., of Osaka, Japan, the calcium from coral is calcium carbonate and may..."

April 25, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Thank You Very Much, Mr. Robata
Claudia Alarcon tells you about dining with all of the senses at a unique Austin Japanese restaurant.
"...Intrigued by the promotion of "Japanese tapas: a new food trend from Japan," I recently..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Fever Pitch: The Official Music of the 2002 FIFA World Cup
Record Review
"...Italy, Bayer in Germany, Mitsubishi, Toyota, and Nissan in Japan, Hyundai in Korea -- and that's just scratching the..."

May 31, 2002 Music Review by Nick Barbaro

Postmarks Web Extra
Our readers' letters regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks
"...everyone remember the allegation that we picked up the Japanese attack en route to Pearl Harbor with our radar?..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Column

Ghost of a Smile: Stories
"...its lair. For the stylistic polar opposite, see traditional Japanese fiction, which will perhaps, if you're lucky, raise one..."

April 13, 2001 Books Review by Katherine Catmull

Dispatches From the Edge
Rounding Up the 2001 FronteraFest Long Fringe
"...Short Fringe Special"This is Not Japan, God Dammit"..."

Feb. 2, 2001 Arts Feature by Ben Willcott

Hippo Snouts and Hyena Eyeballs
Through the years, Mick Vann explains, just about every edible thing imaginable, and some stuff even the most jaded imagination can barely contemplate, has been used to gird the loins of the hapless horny male. Remember: It's almost always the guys who feel the need to produce seed.
"...are sold at market in China, Korea, Vietnam, and Japan, and they are used in soup and wine to..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Too Much Monkey Business?
" The 23-minute film follows the round-up of 150 Japanese snow macaques who had worn out their welcome in..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

"We Do Cool Things"
"Fat Man" Loves Nudie
"...ask? "We would definitely go for a tour of Japan!" he says of Team Fat. "We ride together and..."

March 6, 1998 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

Sin by the Numbers
"...reaction of Asian economies going under would ultimately affect Japan, the world's second-largest economy. Japan's banks are notoriously shaky..."

Feb. 20, 1998 Column by Michael Ventura

Miles and Miles of Miles
The Columbia Legacy
"...Columbia/Legacy imported 28 titles of the Davis catalogue from Japan, available as limited editions in sleeves designed to represent..."

Dec. 12, 1997 Music Feature by Jeff Mccord

Texas Platters
"...Live in Texas and Japan (Watermelon)..."

April 11, 1997 Music Review

A Journey Into Japanese Cuisine - Discovering Kyoto
"...Kyoto Japanese Restaurant..."

May 26, 1995 Food Feature by Patrick Earvolino

Sound Unseen Drops Full Playlist
Online music film fest adds Bee Gees, Sound of Metal
"...they’d recently discovered. Courtesy of a rare-record collector in Japan, a reissue of Keyboard Fantasies and subsequent plays by..."

Oct. 21, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Wrestler Rises Again in You Cannot Kill David Arquette
The actor’s return to the ring in search of wrestling respect
"...luchadores take their wrestling very seriously there. It’s like Japan: They don’t think you’re coming at it with the..."

Aug. 29, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

We Are Little Zombies
Wildly inventive Japanese musical comedy-drama finds the joy in nihilism
"...Nagahisa's version of contemporary Japan is a video role playing game, with cut scenes,..."

July 10, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Found in Translation: Hirokazu Kore-eda Explores The Truth
Oscar nominee on adapting his Japanese script for France
"...character flummoxed him. “I couldn't think of a suitable Japanese actress who had single-handedly carried Japanese acting's legacy. But..."

July 6, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Episodic Pilots Find a Home on Vimeo
Watch a selection of the new shows right here
"...forms, with a global presence from the UK and Japan, plus minority and LGBTQ representation in front of and..."

April 14, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising
Get ready for anime superhero action!
"...three big modern anime franchises that have crossed from Japan to America have all had their latest film iterations..."

March 13, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

ATX6 Makes It to Asia and Back All in One Piece
Local music ambassadors “made it in and out just in time”
"...the country, only one or two cases existed in Japan, Thailand, and the U.S. The chance of sharing an..."

March 11, 2020 Music Post by Leslie Sisson

Margo Price Leads New SXSW Talent List
Yung Baby Tate, Broncho, David Wax Museum, and 77 more added to the fest
"...Carole & Tuesday (Tokyo, Japan)..."

Feb. 6, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Detective Chinatown 3
Massively successful Chinese action-comedy series heads to Japan
"...up to hijinks again – this time heading to Japan, where a Yakuza boss calls on their peculiar mishmash..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Movie Review

SXSW Accelerates Into Weekly Artist Lists
Naked Giants, Ghost Wolves & Saint Phnx top 111 new reveals
"...Cvlte (Sapporo, Japan)..."

Jan. 23, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Wrestling Legend Dustin Rhodes Keeps Steppin'
The Austin native continues a family legacy with a new TV show and a revived career
"...varieties: Britain's joint-mangling chain wrestling, Mexico's high-flying lucha libre, Japan's hard-hitting strong style. But in America, wrestling is dominated..."

Jan. 3, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

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