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SXSW Online: Recommended Programming
Must-catch panels, films, music showcases, and more at this year's all-virtual Fest
"...Margaret Cho, Nikki Glaser, Sherri Shepherd, and other women breaking down walls in stand-up comedy. (ON DEMAND)..."

March 12, 2021 Features Feature

SXSW Online to Feature Stacey Abrams and N. K. Jemisin in Conversation
James Cameron, Ted Lasso team, Bill Hader also announced
"...Online’s programming announcement teased other intriguing conversational partners: Samantha Bee and Amber Ruffin, repping the still-rare representation of women..."

Feb. 11, 2021 SXSW Post by Kimberley Jones

Tom Petty, Charli XCX, and Demi Lovato Headline SXSW Film 2021 List
Festival drops complete lineup, with 2020 titles getting their shot
"...Not that last year's titles have just been abandoned. The festival had already announced the delayed first..."

Feb. 10, 2021 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Faster Than Sound: Venue Relief Pending as COVID-19 Spike Stalls Restarted Gigs
Also, sampling Flobama's beats, and remembering landmark pianist Margaret Wright
"..."We should be making an announcement in the next few days," she said...."

Dec. 11, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Gift Guide: Tom Petty
Wildflowers & All the Rest (Warner Records)
"..."It's Good to Be King," especially if you're not wearing anything...."

Dec. 4, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Sound Unseen Drops Full Playlist
Online music film fest adds Bee Gees, Sound of Metal
"...reappraisal of the blockbusting Gibb brothers from Manchester, The Bee Gees: How Do You Mend a Broken Heart...."

Oct. 21, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Book Festival 2020: The Full Line-Up
All 150 authors announced for the 25th anniversary lit celebration
"...the lineup. As of today, the full lineup has been announced, with more than 150 authors joining the Lone..."

Sept. 16, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Fantastic Fest Returns to Celebrate Itself
Global genre gathering announces streaming lineup
"...Fantastic Fest may be taking a year off due to the coronavirus lockdown, but..."

Sept. 10, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A Summer of Protests to Reclaim Power From the Police
"Whose streets? Our streets."
"...officer who shot Mike Ramos in late April, hadn't been indicted for the killing, or fired from the Austin..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

New Murals in Austin You May Have Missed
A guide to some of Austin's most notable new murals you may have missed
"...where Lamar and West Sixth intersect, with its heroine working at the Whole Foods deli counter, buying books at..."

April 3, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters Gets Political With the Chronicle
He should be a prime-time news analyst. Televisions would melt.
"...RW: I've been actively involved in BDS for about 15 years now,..."

March 20, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Comedy: Your 2020 Lineup
Get ready for Buress, Davidson, National Lampoon, and more
"...• The King of Staten Island Revue, in which Pete Davidson, Bill..."

March 4, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Super Bowl LIV Watch Parties in Austin
The big game is upon us; leave the snacks & beer to the professionals
"...with friends instead of staying in. Whether you’re just looking for drinks and wings, or actually care about football,..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Chron Events Post by Lauren Girgis

Faster Than Sound: Peacemakers Cap a Decade at Evangeline Cafe
Evangeline Cafe keeps rolling out South Austin roots, the Coconut Club brings dance and DJs Downtown, and the newly improved Austin Music Poll drops
"...with the Fabulous Thunderbirds, and Bradley continues his years backing Gary Clark Jr. You can still track the bandmates..."

Jan. 3, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Cheer Up Charlies Owners Take Over Rio Rita
Tamara Hoover and Maggie Lea plan to re-open the East Austin bar by 2020
"...on Rio Rita in February. Hoover says they’ve long been interested in opening a second business. “It was one..."

Nov. 21, 2019 Food Post by Rachel Rascoe

Theatre en Bloc's Dance Nation
This production of Clare Barron's play invokes the experience of puberty for girls, in all its allure and terror
"...see so much that it's like some fiend is stalking the girls on the Liverpool, Ohio, competitive dance team...."

Sept. 6, 2019 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Faster Than Sound: 10 Days of Gun Violence on Red River
Police step up presence in the Red River Cultural District as merchants’ association pushes for city improvements following three separate shootings in 10 days
"...on how many shootings and aggravated assaults that have been committed in this area over the past several months."..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Behind the Beerland Strike
Legacy punk club and labels in limbo amid owner money issues
"...Red River live music venue Beerland has been closed since Tuesday. The shutter followed a..."

May 31, 2019 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Spring has sprung, and here's 100 ways to celebrate
"...the musical map with the release of “I’m a King Bee” in 1957. This year the 25th edition of..."

April 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Dive Deeper Into the World of Mezcal in Austin
It's agave all day at these local bars
"...Pay a visit to King Bee and you'll find more than blues music and..."

March 1, 2019 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Central Texas Lawmakers Speak Out About the 86th Legislative Session
Interviews with the team representing 2.1 million Austin metro residents
"...achieve during the 2019 season. The following interviews have been edited for length and clarity; our longer conversations with..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

Community Gardens to Fulfill Your Secret Farmer Fantasy
Local veggie spots and how to get a plot of your own
"...St. David’s Foundation Community Garden 2907 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. For $50 per year and two volunteer..."

Oct. 27, 2018 Food Post by Melanie Laporte

Kathy & the Kilowatts
"...heyday, Kathy Murray describes this latest dispatch as empowerment: "Taking your power and embracing the freedom to love deeply!..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Music Review by Tim Stegall

Snapshot: King Bee Lounge
Mezcal and the meaning of life
"...and mezcal have in common? Well, everything, according to King Bee Lounge husband/wife owners Billy and Colette Hankey, who..."

July 13, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Guide to Central Texas Breweries
Our comprehensive list of places to grab a craft beer in and around Austin
"...Adelbert's 2314 Rutland #100, 78758"

July 13, 2018 Food Feature

Here’s Some Sound in Your Eye
Northern-Southern & Dimension Gallery: Austin Art-and-Audio Twofer
"...and art and Mishima paperbacks, and adjacent to the King Bee lounge where, among other events and camaraderie, Chris..."

July 11, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Five Austin Bars With Great Food
Get cool drinks and tasty snacks in one place
"...Austin's got a spectacular snacking scene, but we're better known for our music. Fortunately..."

May 4, 2018 Food Feature by Emily Beyda

Where Does Margo Price Get Off?
Willie, Billy, Loretta, and Nashville’s crossover queen
"...Hopefully I’m converting a lot of people because there’s been great country music out there. We’ve just been through..."

Jan. 25, 2018 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

La Follia Plays J.S. Bach’s Greatest Chamber Music
Choosing Bach’s top chamber works may be impossible, but the baroque ensemble made a convincing case for five not-easy pieces in this concert
"...most complex, his most intricate, and his most inventive, working and reworking themes with the rigor of a mathematician,..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Eddie Stout Is a One-Man Historical Blues Society
On the eve of his Eastside Kings Festival the Dialtone Records founder remains doggedly preservationist
"..."I was thinking, 'This is what this is, this is what I'm..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

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