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Day Trips & Beyond: Holiday Lights 2019
Holiday happenings from Arlington to Wimberley
"...courthouse squares and drive-through parks are aglow in colorful lights. The holiday season kicks off in earnest on the..."

Nov. 25, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: Christmas Lights 2017
Take the scenic route
"...the state is bathed in elaborate displays of Christmas lights and decorations. Light up your holidays at one of..."

Nov. 22, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Lights Out
Prepare for an onslaught of jump scares
"...If nothing else, Lights Out is a fairy tale Hollywood success story for..."

July 22, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Happy Trail (of Lights) to You
54th annual Zilker Park tradition returns Dec. 10-23
" of one Austin holiday tradition, a trail of lights...."

Aug. 21, 2018 Events Post by Kimberley Jones

Lights in the Dusk
How does one say “cherchez la femme” in Finnish?
"...Heiskanen and Ilkka Koivula. Although Finnish filmmaker Kaurismäki says Lights in the Dusk marks the completion of his “loser..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Day Trips: Walkway of Lights, Marble Falls
Marble Falls’ Walkway of Lights illuminates the holiday spirit
"...The Walkway of Lights in Marble Falls brightens the holiday season. Equal to..."

Dec. 4, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

No Trail of Lights
City announces Zilker Tree Holiday Festival instead of traditional illuminated promenade
"...the decision was simple: a) Have a Trail of Lights (complete with massive electricity bill) at Zilker Park and..."

Nov. 12, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Drive-Through Trail of Lights Passes on Sale Now
No pedestrians allowed for second year
"...on sale today for Austin’s 57th annual Trail of Lights in Zilker Park. The decidedly frightless event (unless you..."

Oct. 7, 2021 Events Post by Skye Seipp

Beyond the Lights
A popular singer finds the courage to be herself with the help of a friendly cop.
"...So far as meet-cutes go, Beyond the Lights offers up a doozy. When Los Angeles police officer..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Keep the Lights On
"...In Keep the Lights On, a spare domestic drama about addiction, filmmaker Ira..."

Nov. 2, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Cue the Lights; Cue the Music
Scripted? The DNC? Naaaaaaah.
"...and speaker. During a speech about the military, the lights turn red and blue. During President Bill Clinton's speech..."

Aug. 28, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Steve Rivas

Red Lights
Leave it to the French to fashion an anguished psychological thriller that, in its last moments, also turns out to be a tender love story.
"...on a novel by crime writer Georges Simenon, Red Lights is an atmospheric study of a married French couple..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Friday Night Lights
H.G. Bissinger’s classic book about the secular religion of high school football was lovingly adapted for film prior to becoming a TV show.
"...few other avenues for accomplishment or escape. Friday Night Lights effectively keeps its attention focused on football, and, in..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Catch the Chronicle on KOOP's Lights Camera Austin
Stream our look back at the last decade in Austin film
" a guest on the station's dedicated film show Lights Camera Austin, to discuss the last decade in local..."

Dec. 31, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Trail of Lights ... Through the Windshield
Zilker holiday tradition adapts to COVID-19 by embracing a drive-through experience
"...A trail of taillights extended down Stratford Drive on Sunday night. As we..."

Dec. 4, 2020 Arts Feature by Kevin Curtin

Trail of Lights 2017
"...The historic Austin Trail of Lights in Zilker Park is Austin’s largest and longest-running holiday..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Photo Gallery

37th Street Lights
Will the elaborate holiday illuminations burn brighter or burn out?
"...It's a story less about lights than about community. The short explanation for the street's..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Under the Stadium Lights
True-life high school football drama uses a worn-out playbook
"...chaplain Chad Mitchell (Gibson). With that, Under the Stadium Lights sets out its agenda for its audience, which it..."

June 4, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Snapshot: 37th Street Lights
The holidays may be over, but you can catch this iconic stretch of Austin oddballness for a few more days
"...the past decade, you probably know the Trail of Lights as the city's premier holiday hot spot, but you..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

At No Lights No Lycra, You Really Can Dance Like No One's Watching
Since this weekly sober dance party happens in the dark, you're free to move without worry over how you look
"...Entering No Lights No Lycra – Austin's weekly sober dance party in..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Arts Feature by Erica Lies

The Lights of Texas Are Upon UT
What is UT doing about its light pollution?
"...It's not just the big lights that cause a problem. The UT campus has thousands..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Clarksville's Willis Littlefield Readies His Annual Christmas Lights
The longtime resident is ready to light up his home and hand out holiday sweets for the 22nd Christmas
"...Clarks­ville resident has been drenching his home in holiday lights and Duracell-charged dolls dancing to the beat of James..."

Dec. 13, 2019 Arts Feature by Barbara Purcell

2018 Austin Trail of Lights
"...The Night Lights preview party, benefiting the Trail of Lights Foundation, gave..."

Dec. 10, 2018 Photo Gallery

YACHT: Mystery Lights Over Shangri-La Exposed
Rob yaks with Jona and Claire of YACHT
"...commercial heights with the release of 2009's See Mystery Lights, inspired by the strange light phenomena in Marfa, Texas...."

April 18, 2011 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

Beleaguered PARD Considers Dousing Trail of Lights
What are the holidays without that special twinkle at Zilker?
"...recommendation: Consider canceling the Zilker Park holiday Trail of Lights. The Parks & Recreation Department loses about $800,000 a..."

May 29, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Down With Red Lights
"...spent around 30% of our trip time at red lights, now we spend 50% and more. No wonder air..."

Aug. 29, 2003 Postmarks

ATX Television Fest: Friday Night Lights Reunion
It's been 10 years since the beloved football drama premiered
"...and final iteration of ATX Television Festival’s Friday Night Lights event, and with clear eyes and a full heart,..."

June 12, 2016 Screens Post by Kahron Spearman

Almost Lights Out at the Ballpark
Emo's turns off KOOP, Wheatsville SKUs skewer BookPeople, Waterloo Records grounds Vampire Bats
"...the switches for the field and turned off the lights. The city league umpire wasn’t too pleased. He wasn’t..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Sports Post by Mike Crissey

Saving 'Friday Night Lights'
You knew NBC renewed it, but did you know someone was gonna see God?
" to witness the PromiseLand ministry, because Friday Night Lights was going to shoot a scene in the auditorium...."

Oct. 5, 2007 Screens Feature by Mike Dolan

Are Partiers Dimming the 37th Street Lights?
Changes on popular Central Austin street irk, worry neighbors
" during the first week of his street's annual lights extravaganza...."

Dec. 30, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

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