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The Spy Who Dumped Me
Kunis and McKinnon run to Europe, but forget to pack jokes
"...Directed by: Susanna Fogel. Starring: Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Justin Theroux, Gillian Anderson, Hasan Minhaj, Sam Heughan,..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
Top honors to Salvage Vanguard's Thr3e Zisters, LOLA Austin's Femme Bohème, and Texas State's Kiss Me, Kate
"...the Table's 23rd presentation of honors for notable artistic achievements, but close behind were LOLA Austin's La Femme Bohème..."

June 5, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Playing of the Shrew
Ballerina Allysin Paino reveals more about taming Kate for Ballet Austin's 'Shrew'
"...four years ago, he bestowed the plum role of Kate on Allysin Paino, who tore into the role with..."

April 6, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art Par Excellence
The nominees for the 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...between May 1, 2014, and April 30, 2015, the members of the Austin Critics Table have agreed on the..."

May 20, 2015 Arts Post

Austin Critics Table Nominations, 2003-2004
The full list of nominations for the 2003-2004 Austin Critics Table Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in local theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art
"...For the 12th time, local critics have put their heads – and pens..."

May 14, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Everything Is Exemplary
The 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
" their annual presentation of awards for outstanding artistic achievements, but this year the Critics Tables were turned, so..."

June 3, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Ballet Austin's Stephen Mills has a deft touch at getting the Bard to the barre.
"...Kate comes out swinging. She's not about to suffer the..."

Oct. 10, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Payne Pleasures 2004
Sam Bass Theatre's Forever Plaid took top honors at the 30th anniversary B. Iden Payne Awards
"...out its annual B. Iden Payne Awards, honoring outstanding achievements in local theatre from August 2003 through July 2004...."

Oct. 8, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Payne Pleasures 2004
Latest ACoT theatre-award nominations favor two Austin musicals
"...Unemployed coal miners and family members struggling with sexual abuse may have been unlikely protagonists..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Kiss Me, Kate
Cole Porter's 'Kiss Me Kate' is revived by the Austin Playhouse in such an atmosphere of fun (and ever-so-slightly wicked humor) that the production is rather endearing
"...Kiss Me, KateAustin Playhouse,through April 7..."

March 19, 2004 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Four Eyes, Three Dimensions
Alamo brings in big technology for 'Little Expo'
"...movies get a bum rap. We've all heard the arguments against this most outrageous of cinematic gimmicks: "The glasses..."

June 18, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Josh Rosenblatt Has Seen the Future, and It Isn't Pretty
Magic eight-balling 2008, month by month
"...Film critics and I looked back at 2007 and came up with our list of the 10 best movies..."

Jan. 3, 2008 Screens Post by Josh Rosenblatt

Let Him Entertain You
Why producer Charles Duggan is staging the biggest holiday spectacular Austin's ever seen
"...Charles Duggan probably doesn't want me telling you this, but for his upcoming seasonal spectacular..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Event Menu
April 5-13
"...present a screening of the lavish classic MGM musical Kiss Me Kate in 3-D to kick off the ballet's..."

April 6, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Lot of Livin' to Do
For 15 years, Paul Beutel has managed Austin's Paramount Theatre, programming its popular film series and live shows and bringing it back from financial ruin, and he still puts in six to seven days a week there. Where do his passion and devotion spring from? Would you believe Bye Bye Birdie?
"...of musicals, his film degree, his stints as an American-Statesman film critic and a UT Performing Arts Center publicist,..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

In Memoriam: Ken Johnson
Remembering the versatile theatre artist, who died March 2
"...novels he penned – suffered a heart attack at home on Friday and died. He was 82...."

March 8, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Top 10 (+1) Theatre Riches of 2015
Wild theatrical energy and masterful performances were the hallmarks of outstanding theatre in 2015
"...irreverent take on Chekhov, those siblings pining for Moscow became the Waiting Dead, disinterred for one more replay of..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Applause! Applause!
The full list of winners for the 2003-2004 Austin Critics Table Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in local theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art
"...Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding achievements in the Austin arts in a ceremony at the..."

June 11, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Comin' at Ya!
3-D is back on the big screen -- again.
"...lining up to see Robert Rodriguez's Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over through lenses patterned directly after the ones being..."

July 25, 2003 Screens Feature by Ken Lieck

The stage musical version of The Lion King finally lands in Texas, and even four years into its Broadway run, the show still truly creates a world of wonders.
" pleased to report that the show not only met more than four years' worth of expectations but surpassed..."

July 19, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Positively Operatic
The Year in Austin Culture
"...look back further than just the past year and come up with some critical observations on the past decade,..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Texas Book Festival Announces Full Lineup
From R.L. Stine to Reza Aslan, 225-plus converge on the Capitol
"...coordinators gathered at The Contemporary Austin tonight to share some exciting news...."

Sept. 10, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Sandra Bernhard ♥ America
Sandra Bernhard returns to Austin for We're Still Queer Honey!
"...Most of us had a moment. It could have been when the adorably psychotic Masha..."

June 4, 2010 Features Feature by Cindy Widner

Film Reviews
"...of the teenaged Lothario Telly adrift in his favorite pastime: deflowering young girls. After the shockingly on-target coitus during..."

Sept. 1, 1995 News Feature

Film Reviews
"...transform themselves into their characters Noxeema Jackson and Vida Boheme, contestants in the annual New York City Drag Queen..."

Sept. 8, 1995 News Feature

Mothers Who Think: Tales of Real-Life Parenthood
"...Edited by Camille Peri and Kate Moses..."

May 7, 1999 Books Feature

The Gay Glass Ceiling
Does the straight-skewing American audience need its gaylebrities to keep at least one foot in that closet door?
"...been more subtle about my sexuality," Rufus Wainwright told me in an interview before his November 16 performance at..."

Nov. 19, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Frank J. Rivera

Picks & Sleepers
"...South by Southwest is a game of numbers: approximately 845 showcases/bands, divided by five nights,..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

From Rick Perry to Don Rickles: A Hot Cup of Talk With Kathy Griffin
Lez get real with the D-Lister about that Law & Order kiss
" are plucking your eyebrows right now, then that means Bruce Jenner is somewhere in a mansion in Calabasas..."

Jan. 11, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Smith

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