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Jeffs Trial: Keepin' It Weird
Prophet says only he can provide a "pure" defense
"...Believe it or not, the trial of Warren Jeffs, the prophet..."

July 29, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Keep On Keepin' It Weird
"...Dear Editor, Austin is losing its weird. It seems not a..."

Feb. 10, 2019 Postmarks

Keepin' It Weird
"...Dear Editor, I first visited Austin in the summer of 1972...."

Nov. 29, 2018 Postmarks

Weird by the Numbers
"...Wrangling the massive beast that Keepin' It Weird became proved a monumental challenge for Steakley..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Point Austin: It's Getting Harder to Stay Weird
Amid state and federal nonsense, it's getting harder to stay weird
"...There's an inevitable tinge of defensiveness to the Austin reflex of self-congratulation...."

May 12, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Is All of Austin or Just South Weird?
"...Dear Chronicle folks, Are we supposed to be keepin' all of Austin weird, or is it only South..."

Dec. 23, 2003 Postmarks

Keepin' It Weird
It is a rare piece of theatre that can be uplifting, enlightening, and disturbing all at once, and 'Keepin' It Weird' is such a piece
"...Keepin' It Weird..."

Sept. 1, 2006 Arts Review by Hannah Kenah

Cream of the Crop
Nominations for the 2005-2006 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Local critics have put their heads – and pens – together..."

May 19, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

An 'Our Town' for Our Town
With 100 Austin stories, Zach builds a city on a stage
"...all across this land that we've all but adopted it as our National Drama – is that, as the..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Keepin' It Weird
In Zach's original production 'Keepin' It Weird,' Dave Steakley displays examples of Austin weirdness as lovable freaks in self-referential spectacle
"...Keepin' It Weird..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Arts Review by Heather Barfield Cole

Culture Flash!
The Blanton unloads some prints, 'Keepin' It Weird' gets the eye from CBS, and Zach's Little Elf ain't so little anymore
"...on paper, including prints by Robert Rauschenberg, Red Grooms, Marguerite Kumm, and Frank Klepper, among others, at the proverbial..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
Police believe they have the killer of Esther's juggler Warren Ryder Schwartz, Jenny Hart puts 'Space Ghost's Brak in stitches, more stage hits are back by popular demand, and construction starts on Ballet Austin's new dance center
"...• As noted in last week's "Naked City," police have a suspect in the murder of Esther's..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Free Night of Theater: The List
These Central Texas theatre companies are offering free tickets as part of the national Free Night of Theater campaign
"...Bastrop Opera House: Forever Edgar: an Evening with Edgar Allan Poe, by Joel Allan Kabik; Bastrop Opera..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Arts Feature

Top 10 Theatrical Treasures & Pleasures of 2005
'Chronicle' Arts Editor Robert Faires lists his favorite theatrical productions of 2005
"...1) Americamisfit (Salvage Vanguard Theater) Playwright Dan Dietz dusted off the..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
Whole Foods is about to get more arts-friendly, Austin moves closer to Puerto Rico, Shear Madness has a new detective running the show, and art at the new fire station really rocks.
"...Virginia Fleck, Beverly Penn, and Margo Sawyer to create site-specific artwork on the site of the Whole Foods flagship..."

Nov. 18, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Deveare Smith Visits – and Inhabits – Austin
The Zachary Scott Theatre Center is hosting a special performance by Anna Deveare Smith in which she'll present theatrical portraits of select Austinites
"...Last summer, House Arrest showed us Anna Deveare Smith's search for the American character in the White House...."

Jan. 14, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hank Yanked
The Zachary Scott Theatre Center had to close its hit production of 'Hank Williams: Lost Highway' because of a planned national tour of the show
"...Lost Highway, which opened in April, was such a hit that Zach extended its run through June and might..."

July 22, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

On the Map
Austin's art scene kept catching the eye of the nation in 2005
"...For years, the rest of the country, when it's bothered to look at Austin at all, has seen..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hang the DJ
The new political theatre invites you into its messy, sexy conversation
"...what is dearest to us. If that doesn't include politics at least part of the time, then I probably..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

91.7: No Satellite Here
She prefers her radio like her tomatoes: locally grown
"...Does the host of your favorite satellite radio channel dig up and play a recording..."

Dec. 17, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

I'd Like to Thank ...
The 2005-2006 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...On Monday, June 5, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding achievements..."

June 9, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
The Art Palace glows in the 'Times,' and Dan Dietz gets a hearing at the Kennedy Center
"...press in The New York Times this week. Fashion writer Cathy Horyn, in a fit of ennui, shot down..."

Sept. 1, 2006 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Leslie
"...name came up in every single interview conducted for Keepin' It Weird, says Steakley, and that name was …..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Food-o-File
This week's Austin food news
"...Congress have been notified that they'll need to relocate within a couple of weeks because funding for the hotel..."

June 1, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Quinton's Back at Zach
'Twisted Onion' star Everett Quinton joins the cast for Zach's 'House Arrest'
"...Peggy Noonan and George Stephanopoulos, whom playwright Anna Deavere Smith interviewed to discuss what it's like to work and..."

July 9, 2004 Arts Feature

C. Denby Swanson: A play for Clifford
Austin playwright C. Denby Swanson has received a prestigious national grant to develop a play based on the life of Clifford Antone with the Zachary Scott Theatre Center
"...Communications Group Theatre Residency Program for Playwrights, which connects writers with host theatres to develop new work and get..."

May 4, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

What's 'The Austin Chronicle'?
"...To the editor, Dateline 2020. "Hey Pops! This is Mindy. I e-texted..."

May 23, 2006 Postmarks

After a Fashion
Scrambling to take care of that Secret Santa on your list? Your Style Avatar has the perfect solution!
"...businesses across the globe, people are indulging in that ritual known as Secret Santa (which does not involve guessing..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Photoasis
Will van Overbeek's camera captures the eternal allure of Austin's favorite swimming hole
"...G-type star anchoring our big Texas sky bears down with all the intensity of Wal-Mart impacting a local economy,..."

June 29, 2007 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ho-Ho-Homegrown Holidays
Austin's independent "iconic" businesses hope we'll all put them on our list
"...raise awareness of the value – economic, cultural, and keepin'-it-weird – of patronizing stores, restaurants, and companies that are..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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