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Get Up Into the Arts Midwest Conference
Get Up – as in, Shannon McCormick & Shana Merlin
"...Their show is part of the annual Arts Midwest Conference spilling across Austin through Thursday...."

Sept. 10, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

American Job
"...he bounces from job to job in the American Midwest. Randy's not on a career path, not seeking his..."

March 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Nominally the story of a 13-year-old girl who longs for a baby, Todd Solondz's latest is provocative, wicked, even bleakly funny, and ultimately empty.
"...shrubbery, wait until he gets his hands on the Midwest. The scenes with Mama Sunshine’s gimpy brood evince the..."

May 6, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

At Ground Zero
"...he travels stretches from the West Coast into the Midwest, with his camera focused on a couple of young..."

May 3, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Captain Ron
" rescue the hapless Harvey family from their ho-hum midwest existence. He does this by plunging them into uncharted..."

Sept. 25, 1992 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Margo Price
Midwest Farmer's Daughter (Third Man)
"...Man Records upstart turns this misfortune into motivation on Midwest Farmer's Daughter, hellbent on making a name for herself..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Music Feature by Bryan Rolli

Gone to the Dogs
A Stray looks at Somali refugee life in the Midwest
"...– adding, with a playful jab at his native Midwest: "There's a real resilience and creativity to how they've..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Ashley Moreno

Letters at 3AM
People in the small towns of the West and Midwest are watching their communities, and their way of life, shrivel and die.
"...ghost town, one of hundreds across the West and Midwest...."

March 30, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

Fantastic Fest Interview: The Boy Behind the Door
David Charbonier and Justin Powell on their dark thriller
" is incredible, by the way. It's like this Midwest Gothic mansion in the middle of the California oil..."

Sept. 27, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

He's Not in Wisconsin Anymore
Director Miguel Arteta on his bumpkin-in-the-big-city comedy Cedar Rapids
"...and the script reveals a definite fondness for the Midwest. "Phil found Ed before he wrote the script," explains..."

Feb. 18, 2011 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Freddie Gibbs
"...Freddie GibbsMidwestgangstaboxframecadillacmuzik Freddie GibbsThe Miseducation of Freddie Gibbs..."

March 19, 2010 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...the same Twin City tree that's brought us a Midwest movement of garage-hop with bleeding heart poetics, Heiruspecs brings..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

Social Studies
James Hynes' satires of academia allow the author to say funny things about serious people.
"...Tale, which is a satire. He is from the Midwest ("the small town of Big Rapids," Mich.), so the..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Excerpt From The Lecturer's Tale
"...sheep among wolves in the factional English Department at Midwest University. Having grown up on a steady diet of..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Books Feature

Defining the Name of the World
Denis Johnson's new novel is about grief, but told anew, as if we didn't know anything about it.
"...when offered a position at a university in the Midwest teaching history in small seminars with books he has..."

July 7, 2000 Books Feature by Clay Smith

The Flatness and Other Landscapes
"...Michael Martone explores what he likes to call the "Midwestern paradox" in The Flatness and Other Landscapes, which has..."

March 31, 2000 Books Review by Amanda Eyre Ward

Hezada! I Miss You by Erin Pringle
Erin Pringle's debut novel is a circus of grief
"...through in gorgeously rendered small chapters. Ostensibly about a Midwestern traveling circus making the last stop of the summer..."

March 6, 2020 Arts Review by Cat McCarrey

Austin's House Music Scene Clings to the African-American Community That Birthed It
House music rose to prominence from Chicago’s black music community and hangs on here in its original form
"...styles in popularity, modern house music mostly eschews its Midwestern roots...."

Feb. 1, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Fantastic Fest Film Depicts Militias With a Hair Trigger
When rugged individualism goes wrong in The Standoff at Sparrow Creek
"...that is an inherent contradiction: a militia in the Midwest, a gathering of people who see themselves as rugged..."

Sept. 21, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Eating Animals
Natalie Portman narrated documentary about the ethics of farming versus factory farming.
"...aesthetic is powerful, with the luscious rolling scenes of Midwest turkey farms yin-yanged with downright horrific footage of cruel..."

June 29, 2018 Movie Review by Jessi Cape

SXSW Unleashes Massive Film List
High-concept horror A Quiet Place to open fest
"...A daredevil photographer, an aspiring swimsuit model, and a midwest girl next door are all looking for the same..."

Jan. 31, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 National Albums of 2016
Our favorite picks from across the country
"...3) Margo Price, Midwest Farmer's Daughter (Third Man)..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Music Feature by Neph Basedow

Recommended ACL Records to Get You Psyched for the Fest
The best CPR (concert psychin' rock) to get in the fest mindset
"...Tito’s Handmade Vodka stage) – Doug Freeman Margo Price Midwest Farmer’s Daughter (Third Man)..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Music Post by The Music Staff

David Cross Goes Cross Country
In "Making America Great Again!!," David Cross cracks up fans from sea to shining sea
"...the East Coast, a couple of places in the Midwest and South. Maybe it's because [where] I grew up..."

April 22, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The End of the Tour
Fictional but satisfying portrayal of a David Foster Wallace interview by a Rolling Stone reporter
"...death. The book’s transcriptions of their conversations at Wallace’s Midwest home and on the road form the basis of..."

Aug. 14, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Native Family
Midwestern comfort food
"...first glance, Native Family Co. may seem about as Midwestern as the Centre Georges Pompidou. There's no trace of..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Marmalakes Homecoming
Popular Austin trio returns from tour to ready its debut LP
"...CW: We didn’t hit the Midwest on this run, but I think initially we made..."

June 5, 2014 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Moontower 2014, Day 4: She Bang
Women comics take society put-downs, turn them into laughs
"...Stelling, who hails from the Midwest, joked that one of her biggest challenges is coming..."

April 27, 2014 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure
The cult following that surrounds the audio tapes of a couple of slurry drunks that were surreptitiously recorded in the late Eighties is given the documentary treatment.
"...Lower Haight district, two young punks transplanted from the Midwest took to surreptitiously taping their next-door neighbors, Peter and..."

Oct. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Newsgeist: 12/13/10
The spirit of the news
"...-A massive snowstorm caused some serious issues in the Midwest over the weekend...."

Dec. 13, 2010 News Post by Eric Pickhartz

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