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Billy Porter’s Mona Lisa Moment at the Paramount
The Broadway legend tells his life story through song on the Black Mona Lisa Tour
"...when choosing his most recent album title, Black Mona Lisa. It also serves as the title of his multicity-spanning..."

May 5, 2023 Arts Feature by James Scott

Mona Lisa Smile
The new Julia Roberts movie applies a retrofitted sense of feminism to the Great Housewife Debate of the Fifties.
"...history of art, considering the million-watt smile of Mona Lisa Smile’s leading lady, Julia Roberts, is the antithesis of..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Lucky Lisa
Republican mayor of San Diego personalizes the gay marriage debate.
"...support of gay marriage is his very own daughter Lisa, who is, surprise, a frequent visitor to the Isle..."

Sept. 22, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Lisa Frankenstein
Diablo Cody and Zelda Williams show their Tim Burton love with charm but not enough visual style
"...Lisa Frankenstein feels like a film that was written for..."

Feb. 9, 2024 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

Behind the Lisa Story
Behind the scenes on the Lisa Cameron photo shoot.
"..."Deprogramming Dave" is an intimate peek into Austin drummer Lisa Cameron's journey from living as Dave Cameron to her..."

June 8, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

LISA DAVIS 1963-1995The Moon Is Blue...
"...the big-hearted, gifted photographer responsible for freezing those images, Lisa Davis, 32, took her life at her parents' house..."

July 21, 1995 Arts Feature by Kate X Messer

"We'll Just Rock for Ourselves: Selections From the Lisa Davis Archives"
The photos capture the kineticism of Austin's lesbian music scene in the Nineties and the magnitude of the photographer's legacy
"...together. "We'll Just Rock for Ourselves: Selections From the Lisa Davis Archive" aims to elucidate the life and work..."

July 6, 2018 Arts Review by Beth Sullivan

Lisa Scheps' Ground Floor Theatre
The tireless advocate for the underserved has built a home for their stories
"...lights come up, and onto the playing space steps Lisa Scheps. Classy and a bit sassy, this woman of..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Arts Feature by Jenn Lewis

Lisa D'Amour
Where in the world is Detroit?
"...italics now, please – penned by onetime Austin playwright Lisa D'Amour. This prodigiously gifted dramatist spent just a handful..."

Dec. 30, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

From Provider to Patient: Lisa Doggett’s New Book Chronicles Her MS Journey
Austin author examines medicine, motherhood, and multiple sclerosis
"...Dr. Lisa Doggett balances many roles...."

Sept. 5, 2023 News Post by Amelia Nonemacher

Alok Vaid-Menon and Lisa Donato Showcase Their Art at Gender Unbound
From poets to film screenings – 2018's trans and intersex art fest wows
"...mixed-media performance artist and writer Alok Vaid-Menon and filmmaker Lisa Donato to find out what brings their work to..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Lisa D'Amour: Slabber

Jan. 7, 2000 Arts Feature by Lisa D'Amour

Cruel Summer
Kate X Messer remembers Lisa Davis: professional photographer, Austin music scenester, activist, suicide victim.
"..."Lisa Davis killed herself."..."

July 7, 2000 Music Feature by Kate X Messer

Won't You Come In?
For four years, playwright Lisa D'Amour and director Katie Pearl have forged an uncommon bond with audiences through the welcoming, intimate quality of their theatre work. They've also forged an uncommon bond with each other, a mutually fulfilling creative partnership that will continue for the rest of their lives.
"...Lisa D'Amour and Katie Pearl aren't just theatre artists. They're..."

May 11, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Prophet for Our Times
For 10 years, Lisa Crystal Carver has been writing about sex and doing sex-drenched performance pieces under the name Suckdog. But her lifestyle is born of a profound quest for an uncompromised life, a search for truth and adventure that makes her a prophet for our time.
"..."You're doing a sex issue and you called me?" Lisa Crystal Carver laughed with mock astonishment when I spoke..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

47 Meters Down
It's this year's The Shallows (but not as good)
"...character she’s playing. For most of the movie, Moore’s Lisa is trapped with her sister Kate (Holt) in a..."

June 23, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mona Remix
Leonardo's lady gets a modern makeover in Rino Pizzi's Mona Lisa Project
"...relentlessly reproduced, commodified, mimicked, and mocked, to become Mona Lisa? Is it just another step in the procession of..."

July 1, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Simon and the Oaks
This Swedish import is a family saga that's shaped by the looming Nazi invasion, forbidden love, and unsound decisions.
"...Directed by: Lisa Ohlin. Starring: Bill Skarsgård, Helen Sjöholm, Jan Josef Liefers,..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Laurel Canyon
"...Directed by: Lisa Cholodenko. Starring: Frances McDormand, Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale, Natscha..."

April 11, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Margaret
A tangled post-production history kept this Kenneth Lonergan film from completion for six years, and its story about teenage trauma suffers as a result. But, oh, what a cast.
"...– but that doesn’t make her any more likable. Lisa Cohen (Anna Paquin) is a well-to-do, New York City..."

Oct. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

High Art
"...Directed by: Lisa Cholodenko. Starring: Ally Sheedy, Radha Mitchell, Patricia Clarkson, Bill..."

June 26, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Support the Girls
The hidden rules of life in Andrew Bujalksi's breastaurant comedy
"...no doubt) via a day in the life of Lisa (Hall, all shiny eyelids and blank expressions), the general..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

Obsessed
Idris Elba and Beyoncé co-star as a married couple whose happy life is disrupted by a stalker.
"...Derek (Elba) is sexually harassed by beautiful office temp Lisa (Larter). Of course, the dumb lug never tells his..."

May 1, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Committed
"...Directed by: Lisa Krueger. Starring: Heather Graham, Casey Affleck, Luke Wilson, Goran..."

June 2, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cadillac Ranch
"...Directed by: Lisa Gottlieb. Starring: Suzy Amis, Linden Ashby, Caroleen Feeney, Christopher..."

April 18, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

How Do You Know
Who would have guessed that a rom-com from the director of Broadcast News and starring Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson, and Jack Nicholson would turn out this wan and dull?
"...to upchuck. In the same vein, professional softball player Lisa (Witherspoon) wears a pinched, pained expression whenever she contemplates..."

Dec. 17, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour
A 17-year-old girl encounters, um, paranormal activity.
"...Directed by: Lisa Comrie. Starring: Rissa Walters, Brian Comrie, Dan Comrie and..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Deprogramming Dave
Drummer Lisa Cameron talks with ex-bandmate Kathy McCarty about her transition into self
"...go to clubs to see bands, you've probably seen Lisa Cameron playing onstage. But unless you have seen the..."

June 8, 2007 Features Feature by Kathy McCarty

Manny & Lo
"...Directed by: Lisa Krueger. Starring: Mary Kay Place, Scarlett Johansson, Aleksa Palladino..."

Sept. 20, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Red Eye
Red Eye’s no classic, but with its smart, twisty little script and those two killer performances, it's a helluva lot of fun.
"...one strictly by the book. For Miami hotel manager Lisa Reisert (McAdams), it’s the Book of Job, apparently, as..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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