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Mark Williams Standing Down From AISD Board
President leaving safe seat after two terms
"...Austin Independent School District Board of Trustees, Board President Mark Williams has announced that he is not running for..."

Aug. 14, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Jay Williams Is Received in Austin
"...Duke superstar and No. 2 NBA draft pick Jay Williams. Now I say “could be” because Williams is a..."

Dec. 12, 2006 Sports Post by Josh Rosenblatt

Three Dems Aim at Railroad Commission's Williams
Energy industry has too much sway on regulatory body, critics charge
"...primary race to unseat GOP Railroad Commission Chairman Michael Williams. Art Hall, a former San Anton­io City Council member..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature by Amy Smith

Mark Your Calendar: Primarily Yours
Gearing up for the July 31 primary run-offs
"...ballot features a U.S. House race (District 25, Roger Williams vs. Wes Riddle), run-offs for two Railroad Com­missioner nominations,..."

July 13, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Bench Mark
"...no incumbent to beat. That's because Judge Mary Pearl Williams is retiring this year after 20 years on the..."

Feb. 11, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Heaven's a Drag
"...Directed by: Peter Mackenzie Litten. Starring: Thomas Arklie, Ian Williams, Dilly Keane, Tony Slattery, Jean Boht and John Altman...."

Oct. 13, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Pearce Middle School to Close
School commissioner announces closure with little warning to district
"...with dismay. "It stinks," said Board of Trustees President Mark Williams. "I don't understand his rationale of how this..."

July 8, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

School Scores, School Funds
Board president Mark Williams drills the data
"...Mark Williams, president of Austin Independent School District, is facing..."

Aug. 4, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Fog of Repurposing
AISD board president fits saving Pearce Middle School into the bigger district plan
"...still working out exactly what that means. Board President Mark Williams explained, "Our team got the letter late yesterday..."

Aug. 5, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Welcome to the District, Meria Carstarphen
AISD Board President Mark Williams lays out the scale of the new superintendent's Pearce problems
"...Middle School. Talking to AISD Board of Trustees President Mark Williams today, he pointed out the truth: No matter..."

July 14, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

One Hour Photo
"...Directed by: Mark Romanek. Starring: Erin Daniels, Eriq LaSalle, Gary Cole, Dylan..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Do-Deca-Pentathlon
Two estranged brothers revive their childhood competitions, much to the alarm of their families in this Duplass brothers' microbudget throwback.
"...Directed by: Jay Duplass and Mark Duplass. Starring: Mark Kelly, Steve Zissis, Jennifer LaFleur, Julie..."

July 6, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Don't Forget the Children
AISD races and bond proposals
"...District 5 (Central) trustee and current board President Mark Williams is finishing his first term and stresses that..."

April 25, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Looking for a School Chief
AISD zigzags its way to a new superintendent
"...an interim appointee, 2) the embarrassment of having finalist Mark Edwards reject the district's job offer, and 3) the..."

Feb. 27, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Belly
DMX and Nas star as a couple of highly successful drug dealers who have spiritual awakenings.
"...Directed by: Hype Williams. Starring: Earl Simmons aka DMX, Nasir Jones aka Nas,..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Dancing About Architecture
Where There's a Williams, There's a Way
"...You already knew that Lucinda Williams is a perfectionist, so it wasn't all that surprising..."

Sept. 18, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Take This Waltz
Sarah Polley's sophomore film, starring Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen, is an inquiry into commitment and carnal desire, and the hard choices we make when the two don’t align.
"...Directed by: Sarah Polley. Starring: Michelle Williams, Luke Kirby, Seth Rogen and Sarah Silverman...."

Aug. 17, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...though she also finds herself growing emotionally attached to Mark (Rennie) a white, university student. Were she to bring..."

Oct. 13, 1995 News Feature

Storyville
"...Directed by: Mark Frost. Starring: James Spader, Joanne Whalley-Kilmer, Jason Robards, Charlotte..."

Nov. 13, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Undercover Brother
"...Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee. Starring: Gary Anthony Williams, Chi Mcbride, Billy Dee Williams, Neil Patrick Harris, Aunjanue..."

June 7, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

High School Stakes
Austin ISD election could shape a new direction for the district
"...and two contested seats on the ballot. Board President Mark Williams is stepping down from his Central and West..."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bolt
Bolt is a canine who plays a cybernetically enhanced dog on TV but has no knowledge of how to cope in the real world in this new animated film.
"...Directed by: Byron Howard and Chris Williams. Starring: John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman, Mark Walton,..."

Nov. 21, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dear White People
This idea-packed comedy pokes holes in the notion of a post-racial America.
"...Directed by: Justin Simien. Starring: Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Brandon P. Bell, Teyonah Parris, Kyle Gallner,..."

Oct. 24, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Nostalgia
A life well lived examined in a film uninspiringly made.
"...Directed by: Mark Pellington. Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Jon Hamm, Catherine Keener, James..."

March 2, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Point Austin: Board Games
The AISD trustees play superintendent poker – by uneven rules
"...Board President Mark Williams and District 7 trustee Robert Schneider (the two..."

Feb. 27, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Hank: The Short Life & Long Country Road of Hank Williams
Hank: The Short Life & Long Country Road of Hank Williams
"...Hank Williams refuses to die. Truly remarkable that the slim, alcoholic,..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Death Watch: Mental Illness Claims Fail; Death Awaits
After a 2005 murder, Clifton Williams is set to be executed
"...East Texan Clifton Williams heads to the gurney next Thursday, July 16, after..."

July 10, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

AISD: Carstarphen Gets an Extension
With election looming, board votes an extension for superintendent
"...in next month. Before the meeting, outgoing Board President Mark Williams argued that this would be just the final..."

Oct. 26, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Carstarphen on Tour: Reagan High
The would-be superintendent meets more stakeholders
"...Carstarphen at its March 23 meeting. Offstage, board President Mark Williams said that while the board didn't recruit Carstarphen..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD's Johnston and Webb: Test Score Role Reversal
TAKS scores for district's two most struggling schools confusing
"...Austin Independent School District's board President Mark Williams was both relieved and disappointed when he saw..."

May 25, 2007 News Feature by Michael May

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