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I Shutter To Think
Six photographers offer a snapshot of the state of the art
"...Art included six photographers. Five of them belong to Lakes Were Rivers, a collective of 11 artists working in..."

May 20, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive
This photography exhibition at the Ransom Center demonstrates the life of archives
"...of the exhibition space and its archive. The Austin-based Lakes Were Rivers photographic collective stocked the exhibit with "a..."

July 19, 2013 Arts Review by Matthew Irwin

Studio Visits: Elizabeth Chiles
This Austin photographer's studio space is her gateway to the natural world
"...vocal cat). She is also a member of the Lakes Were Rivers collective, a group of 11 artists working..."

April 19, 2013 Arts Column by Andy Campbell

Touring the Tour
A very meta experience, guided by Heather Pesanti, senior curator of the Contemporary Austin
" interested, focused group of attendees (many of whom were known financial supporters of the arts) was enough to..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Arts Feature by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Arts Awards
Area visual artists win support for 2012 projects
"...Lakes Were Rivers for (Re)Collection, an exploration of the way..."

Dec. 16, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Mike Osborne: Man of the Moment
Photographer Mike Osborne is looking for the bigger picture in the world we share
"...the Monopoly game board as popularized in the Thirties were named for the streets of Atlantic City, N.J., and..."

June 10, 2016 Arts Feature by Sean L. Malin

Table Banquet
The nominees for the 2013-2014 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Vibrator Play, with eight nominations. Receiving five nods apiece were the Mary Moody Northen Theatre’s staging of the Sondheim..."

May 8, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Day Trips
Paddling the Colorado River from Little Webberville Park to Big Webberville Park is about as easy of a canoe or kayaking trip as you can imagine
"...Downstream from the Highland Lakes, the Colorado River is a wide ribbon meandering through..."

July 18, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir
'Austin, 1972,' an excerpt from Joe Nick Patoski's new tome, Willie Nelson: An Epic Life
"...but with a modicum of cool, although they sure weren't hippies like she was. And yet, the aroma of..."

April 25, 2008 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
Plenty of fun still to be had in 2019
"...sunset while they are roosting at the refuges’ playa lakes. Established in 1935 for migratory birds, Muleshoe NWR is..."

Nov. 29, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

The Common Law
Boating on Town Lake – what's the law?
"...issues. The fact that there are way too many lakes and rivers for the state to regulate leaves considerable..."

March 17, 2006 Column by Luke Ellis

Neighbors vs. Neighbors
A profile of the Central Texas struggle over Alcoa Rockdale and its plans for expansionAlcoa announces new "voluntary" emissions reductions.
"...that done by similar companies elsewhere -- companies that were subsequently found by the EPA and the courts to..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

day trips
"...Prairie Chickens (pictured above at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center) were released into the wild from captive breeding programs around..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The AggreGAYtor: January 4
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...Baldwin does some swearing. Today's AggreGAYtor sticks to the rivers and lakes that it's used to...."

Jan. 4, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Day Trips
The defunct Comal Power Plant in New Braunfels finds new life as a hotel.
" closed, all of its 60,000 kWh of production were used by New Braunfels...."

June 2, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Big River
How healthy is Austin's Colorado River?
"...that gave birth to Austin's reservoirs and the Highland Lakes, Central Texas and communities downstream would hardly have any..."

June 16, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Day Trips
"...The Lighthouse Lakes Trail through the tidal wetlands between Port Aransas and..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Fishing for striped bass in Lake Texoma.
"...last streaks of orange in the early morning sky were giving way to a slate blue. "Sorry I'm late,"..."

June 15, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Jennifer Sherburn's Riverside
With her new site-specific dance Riverside, choreographer Jennifer Sherburn says, "Come on in, the water's fine!"
"...pool at his Tarrytown home for the site of Riverside, a new movement piece she was developing that would..."

Sept. 9, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Luv Doc: A Surreptitious Grope
Not exactly the Kama Sutra of hugs
"...I love the food, I love the parks, the rivers, the lakes, and yes, I love the people –..."

May 18, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

Day Trips
There is an immense, hairy creature lurking in the woods outside of the small Texas town of Hamilton, and no, it's not your brother-in-law.
"...that covers the landscape between the many creeks and rivers that cut through the area. Indian raids plagued settlers..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Preserving a 'Special Kind of Place'
Scott Swearingen on the ‘environmental city’
"...Austin Chronicle: What were your goals when you started this book?..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Kelcy Warren Takes a Meeting
Talk of Standing Rock overshadows Texas Parks & Wildlife's pipeline easement dispute
" the Parks & Wildlife Commission meeting said they were prepared to use direct action to stop pipeline projects..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Greg Harman

Can the Earth Be Saved?
Walter Cronkite and the creation of Earth Day
" cover the first Earth Day as if it were a World Series game, it's unclear whether the environmental..."

April 20, 2012 News Feature by Douglas Brinkley

All Creatures Great and Small
With the current state of the environment, long belabored by activists and scientists who point to any number of warning signs of planetary collapse, it makes sense, Chronicle contributor Dan Oko writes, that writers with deep green inclinations would juggle literary aesthetics and scientific data in their efforts to jar us from the stupefying impact of too much information and too much bad news.
"...and nonfiction might help waken our environmental sympathies but were unlikely vehicles for the deep commitment that preservation requires...."

May 18, 2001 Books Feature by Dan Oko

We Got Gators in Austin. Now What?
Fearsome invaders or frightened longtime residents facing displacement?
"...remove the alligator. "I wanted to make sure they were heard," she explained, alluding to a history of inequitable..."

Dec. 31, 2021 News Feature by Morgan O’Hanlon

Saving Water in Big Stacy
City opens public first rain garden
"...the water." Actually, most of the pollution in streams, rivers, and lakes comes from storm water. The rain garden..."

May 7, 2010 News Post by Jillian Richardson

Day Trips
The Rio Chama is a beautiful day-trip destination in nearby New Mexico
"...the more spectacular the scenery got. The sandstone cliffs were a gallery of shapes and colors that only nature..."

July 21, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
North Texas' Lake Texoma is about more than just fishing for stripers.
"...that migrated into fresh water to spawn, striped bass were first landlocked behind the dam at Santee Cooper Lake..."

June 22, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Public Notice
Public Notice notes a few great ways to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday weekend by helping a good cause.
"...month, when the networks, papers, and dammit, even NPR, were falling all over themselves, beating each other to the..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

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