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Saturday SXSW Showcases
"...MMA Sounds From Africa8pm, Palm Door on Sixth..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Fantastic Fest 2015: Tim League Speaks!
Hot tips and the inside spill, plus Kurt Russell!
"...has a lot on his mind: world premieres, wrangling filmmakers, red carpets, plus, he noted, "I've got a boxing..."

Sept. 24, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Lights, Camera, aGLIFF!
Long-running film fest returns with something for everyone
"...The New Girlfriend, the new film from prolific French filmmaker François Ozon, and the fest's Centerpiece film. As it..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Screens Feature by Amy Kamp

Capital T Theatre's Year of the Rooster
Behind the black comedy of Eric Dufault's cockfighting play is a stunning indictment of hypermasculinity
"...Shirtless and decked out with a punk-rocker mohawk and MMA-style gloves (Cheryl Painter's costumes here tell all the right..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

aGLIFF Announces Lineup
Austin's favorite LGBTQ fest drops next month
"...Peter Greenaway's Eisenstein in Guanajuato concerns the influential Soviet filmmaker's travels through Mexico, a significant experience that had a..."

July 28, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

The AggreGAYtor: May 8
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Trans fighter Fallon Fox was inspired to “kick butt”..."

May 8, 2015 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

SXSports: How Ronda Rousey Changed the World
Why the UFC became the most woman-friendly sport
"...thing. That there would never be women in his MMA promotion...."

March 16, 2015 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

DVDanger: I Hear Voices
Horror elevated aurally by Henry Rollins and Jeffrey Combs
"...a conundrum. A single location is appealing for first-time filmmakers because it's cheap and easy. But the demands of..."

March 7, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Everybody Was Gun Fu Fighting
Keanu Reeves and Adrianne Palicki on John Wick's ground-and-pound action
"...than the clash of formal styles, this is ground-and-pound, MMA with added firearms. Reeves said, "The directors call it..."

Sept. 26, 2014 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

DVD Watch: 'Grand Piano'
Elijah Wood's thriller heads up this week's releases
"...recovered, he's pushed into public performance by his wife Emma (Kerry Bishé.) Only when he gets to the concert,..."

May 20, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Keanu Reeves Is in Fighting Trim
Actor takes over the director's chair for 'Man of Tai Chi'
"...would be interesting to have a Tai Chi versus MMA fight. With all these different sequences, they would be..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Synergy's Home Address: 507 Calles
July 25, 2013. 19 photos.
"...Ben Barlin, wily MMA veteran and owner of Eastside Austin Elite..."

July 24, 2013 Photo Gallery

The AggreGAYtor: March 7
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• With all the nuance of a Barbie Funhouse,..."

March 8, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Emo's stays indie. For now.
"...who's been competing since last summer, plans to continue MMA fighting for Epic Fighting Championships and grab the amateur..."

Feb. 1, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Always on a Sunday: The Comedians of 'Thinning the Herd'
Tyler Bryce wrangles up an improv-spiked weight-loss competition
"...also performs in the show), "we trained with an MMA fighter. And we had a team that had to..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

'Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning' Hits VOD in the Brain
Action reboot revives the sci-fi action franchise as psycho-mystery
"...brings back director John Hyams, plus Regeneration's headline addition, MMA beast Andrei Arlovski, and the dual-headed powerhouse that made..."

Oct. 30, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Watts Up: Reggie!
Hair explosion at busy Downtown theatre this weekend
"...about him,this big man with the giant talent and theI'mma-mess-with-these-knobs-until-the-audio-freaks-out-like-some-21st-century-inner-city-Finnegan's-Wake-sort-of-motherfucker. And, sure, Watts recently laid down a brilliant, original..."

May 21, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Fabric of Reality (TV)?
Put this in your sewing machine and stitch it
"...past few years." So, then: A typical Austinite's I-don't-see-enough-of-it-being-done- so-I'mma-bloody-well-do-it-myself kind of response. Sure, sure. But the big-box stores,..."

Jan. 26, 2012 Design Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

A Few Words With Steelers Rookie RB Baron Batch
On James Harrison, Haiti, and more
"...she for sure won some fights. Bridgette is an MMA fighter in Vegas and for sure can hold her..."

Dec. 19, 2011 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

Bedside Manner: Before the Fall
Browsing the stacks
"...down the entire Northern end of the pile – Mma Precious Ramotswe in Botswana knocking over Isabelle Dalhousie in..."

March 28, 2011 Books Post by Nick Barbaro

Daily reviews and interviews
"...their coach, an amateur philosopher of violence who views MMA as a metaphor for life; and cheering for the..."

March 18, 2011 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

A Game for Every Player
And a gift for every gamer

Dec. 3, 2010 Screens Feature

The Wizardly Way
Human Centipede, Abe Sapien and more speak at Austin Comic Con
"...break [UFC president] Dana White's heart. It'll be an MMA guy with no chin but who has everything else."..."

Nov. 18, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

UFC's Erwin Debut
Full card and weigh-in for Fight Night 22
"...Fight Night card, he suffered his first ever professional MMA defeat, tapping to an arm bar from Evan Dunham...."

Sept. 15, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

King of Kombat II: Full Results
Upsets and quick, decisive victories defined the MMA promotion's second Austin event.
"...In MMA, like any other sport, planning for a bout and..."

Nov. 5, 2007 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Gonzalez Mixes Head Games and Hard Strikes
King of Kombat main eventer Chilo Gonzalez talks about improving as a fighter by helping other fighters improve.
"...At the King of Kombat MMA event at the Crockett Center tonight, rising talent Chilo..."

Nov. 3, 2007 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

MMAer Bennett Gets Back in the Cage
Garrett Bennett talks about evening up his record at King of Kombat
"...kickboxer Britton Eliott at this weekend's King of Kombat MMA event at the Crockett Center, the reason was a..."

Nov. 1, 2007 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! Texas Title Fight
"’re not one of the converted, a follower of MMA (mixed martial arts) or UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) –..."

June 14, 2007 Sports Post by John Razook

Art of War 2 Invades Convention Center
"...on Brandon McDowell in a special-attraction bout, and local MMA stars Matt Thompson, Ryan Larson, Kamal Shalorus, and International..."

May 10, 2007 Sports Post by Jeremy Martin

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