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Cast a Giant Shadow
Evaluating the mayoral legacy of Kirk Watson
"...we've gotten used to seeing and hearing (and writing) comparisons of Kirk Watson with one or another epic figure..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Activist conference targets gentrification
"...The Austin Housing Coalition, a conglomeration of local business and nonprofit groups, held..."

May 27, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Top 10 Quotes of the Week
"...1) "Three hundred fifty-seven days and counting ..."..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Feature

"...In a Circle..."

Nov. 13, 1998 Column

Council-Staff Tension Spills Over in Budget Talks
Spelman and Martinez drill staffers over cost projections and turnover
"...When Council Member Bill Spelman unloaded – double-barrel style – last..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

The Right Thing to Do
"...Dear Editor, Your newspaper recently noted, "After four years of phones ringing unanswered at..."

Oct. 31, 2018 Postmarks

Quote of the Week
"..."Protect them from losing their wits, their nerves, or their..."

July 4, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
Vignette's incentive package to move downtown wins easy approval; East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Plan moves forward despite loud and lengthy protests.
"...Smart Growth. Downtown revitalization. Cleaning up Waller Creek. The City Council had an early..."

Dec. 22, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Austin Theatre Critics' Table Nominations 1998
"...The Austin Theatre Critics' Table have announced nominations for their sixth annual awards..."

May 15, 1998 Arts Feature


Nov. 20, 1998 Arts Review

Is Knowledge Power?
A profile of precarious global intelligence firm Stratfor
"...On November 22, 1999, an Austin company called Stratfor sent a bold e-mail to 15,000 recipients..."

Sept. 14, 2001 News Feature by Michael Erard

Ring in the HollyDaze
Holiday Movie Previews
"'s harder than ever for a viewer to keep pace. Multiplying faster than partridges in pear trees, during the..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hot Movie Previews
Sneaking Into Summer
" least a reasonable number), but to frantic movie executives trying to strategically place their product, 15 weekends is..."

May 23, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Whole Lotta Lava Going On
Winter/Spring Movie Sneaks

Feb. 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Music: Mega Third List
L7, the Cult, Loretta Lynn and 556 more added to the Fest
"...lineup this morning with the third and largest artist announcement yet. Highlights include 83-year-old country pioneer Loretta Lynn, reunited..."

Jan. 12, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Band Announcement, Part III
1,500 of some 2,000 showcasing acts now vetted
"...SXSW comes further into focus with a third batch of artists..."

Jan. 7, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Recent coverage of light rail and of access-TV personality Alex Jones pushes readers' buttons this week.
"...Road to Light Rail" the quote from an Austin council member at the end of the article was most..."

July 28, 2000 Column


Dec. 13, 1996 Music Feature

Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup
See the whole schedule and get some tickets to escape the heat
" everyone demanding that you go outside. Fortunately, here comes the Paramount to save all you indoor-loving film fans,..."

May 16, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Announces Film Lineup
Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, Ben Wheatley's Free Fire, and more
"...125 films. 85 world premieres. 11 North American first time looks, and 51 feature debuts. The SXSW..."

Jan. 31, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Film Reviews
"...RECO V15/#15 (, min.) (12/8/95)(M.B.)..."

Dec. 8, 1995 News Feature

Meet the New Neighbors
A fugitive sect of Mormon polygamists is building a home – and an end-time temple – in the West Texas town of Eldorado
"...The town of Eldorado, Texas, seat of Schleicher County, flanks State Highway 277, approximately 45 miles south..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...Thursday SleepersAll showcase times subject to change. Please check"

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Roll 'Em
"...D: Harold Ramis; with Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow...."

Feb. 26, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
"...Following January’s tease of six titles, SXSW Film has..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Wrapped and Ready
" the following refrain: "Have yourself a bloody little Christmas." Oh, there's plenty of the regular old drama standards..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...Picks & Sleepers..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Art Par Excellence
The nominees for the 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...After poring over the hundreds of stage productions, concerts, and art exhibitions mounted locally between May 1,..."

May 20, 2015 Arts Post

Letters at 3AM: These American Dreams
Steve Erickson's novel 'These Dreams of You' is a profound and hilarious salute to family values and America
"...haunts me lately. It is from The Autobiography of Cecil B. DeMille. In North Carolina during the Civil War,..."

Feb. 24, 2012 Column by Michael Ventura

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
"...the year is over. The Texas Book Festival has announced the full menu of authors on tap for the..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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