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Guitar (and piano, drum, trumpet, saxophone, clarinet, etc.) nirvana comes to Austin with the NAMM Summer Show
"...on the Austin Convention Center this weekend for the (Inter)National Association of Music Merchants' (NAMM) 2006 Summer Session, a..."

July 14, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Okie Dokie Stomp
Clifford Antone didn't invent the blues, he immortalized them
"...World Headquarters, and Soap Creek Saloon were already burnishing national reputations. The latter two featured blues acts now and..."

May 26, 2006 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

Zachary Scott Theatre Center
The National Endowment for the Arts is giving the Zachary Scott Theatre Center $40,000 toward a production of 'Porgy and Bess' to be staged in 2007
"...time change. On Friday, they were notified by the National Endowment for the Arts that Zach will receive $40,000..."

April 14, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...Washburn each take a turn in the spotlight, trading instruments and lead vocals with ease. 2005's She Waits for..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

Songs of Pain Was Not in Vain
The day a skinny young kid named Daniel Johnston came shuffling to the back door of the 'Chronicle'
"...Glass Eye, Butthole Surfers, Wild Seeds, Reivers, the Texas Instruments. His occasional live performances, though inconsistent, were well attended...."

March 11, 2005 Music Feature by Louis Black

Five Degrees from Beethoven
UT pianist Anton Nel, figuratively descended from a line of teachers beginning with Beethoven
"...An internationally renowned, major-label musician with an impeccable pedigree, a revered..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Music Feature by Graham Reynolds

The Global Test
Whatever happens next month, we all have plenty of work to do
"...should consider the opinions of our allies and the international community, and ignore them at our peril – the..."

Oct. 8, 2004 News Column by Michael King

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...Hideout She speaks several languages, plays at least 17 instruments, and has lived all over the world, moving to..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Our readers talk back.
" panel ever presented by SXSW. Ms. Love made international press with her statements on artists' rights and insights..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Column

Letters at 3AM
The 21st Century Announces Itself
"...Is a national response within the Tao Te Ching's terms possible? Of..."

Sept. 21, 2001 Column by Michael Ventura

Hearts and Violins
Jennifer Bourianoff has found happiness playing chamber music and living in Austin.
"...other people, really developing a great rapport with your instruments and being able to converse with others. And that..."

June 29, 2001 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Identity Crisis
Looking back at the highlights of Austin's music scene in 2000.
" the Wheel's Ray Benson) and the Kennedy Center's National Heritage Awards (Don Walser) to a nondescript house in..."

Jan. 5, 2001 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Dancing About Architecture
Jimmie Vaughan loves George Bush; Jean Caffeine is back in town! hee hee...
"...Tilt-A-Whirl Band will perform in Philadelphia at the Republican National Convention Aug. 1. "When it comes to rhythm and..."

July 28, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Too Dumb to Die
A profile of Austin's longest-running musical parody, the Uranium Savages.
"...of Hank Williams' "Jambalaya" about the drowning/murder of Mexican national Jose Campos Torres by a few Houston policemen. "Goodbye..."

Dec. 10, 1999 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

A Word From Our Sponsor
Jingles All the Way
"...bedroom at the time -- to work on a national TV spot. But it's gotten a lot better. You..."

Dec. 19, 1997 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Sing Globally,...
As the One World Project Turns
"...Americas performed by culturally diverse artists, the project dissolves national and cultural boundaries between people and seeks to promote......"

April 18, 1997 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Braver Newer World
The Year in Albums
"...Mountain Boys), and the recently signed Whiskeytown, however, the national movement coalesced around one album; Wilco's Being There. A..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Critics Poll
Best Roadshow
"...Cohen: Texas Instruments..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Music Feature

Country Doctor
The Pickin' Singin' Professor, Rod Moag
"...He would soon switch to the family of stringed instruments (all of them -- Moag plays electric and acoustic..."

Feb. 16, 1996 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Rats Saving a Sinking Ship
America's Alternative Theatres Unite
"...independent stages and at the same time develop a national repertory company for experimental theatre. The someone was Erik..."

Oct. 13, 1995 Arts Feature

Zeroing in on No Tolerance
Texas Schools Target Drugs and Violence
"...TFT's proposal has widespread support. After years of national handwringing over a perceived drug problem in public schools,..."

May 12, 1995 News Feature by Andrea Barnett

Meditate with Laraaji
Zither virtuoso gets transcendental with Dallas Acid
"...musical partner Arji played with them in March at National Sawdust in Brooklyn. We had a very warm, loving..."

Sept. 19, 2018 Music Post by Dan Gentile

In Memoriam: Draylen Mason
Remembering the gifted young bassist who lost his life
"...where he also studied, or the Los Angeles Philharmonic's National Take a Stand Festival, in which he had the..."

March 16, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Providers Fight Another Texas Abortion Ban
Health risks and pain for patients
"...dilate the cervix and remove the fetus with surgical instruments during the typically one-day, outpatient procedure...."

Nov. 10, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Playback: Lost in the Silent City
Crowdsourced sci-fi, getting steamy with Black Pistol Fire, and a mighty storm of music
"...lights hang overhead, projections hit the walls, and strange instruments are bolted to the floor. Colorful, glowing consoles handmade..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Song/Book: Grapes of Wrath vs. 1984
Rob Halverson and friends wrap live music around some heavy fiction
"...A sort of orchestrated explosion of electronic and percussive instruments, wielded by those artists as kind of a classic..."

July 18, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Say What?
Debunking team Anti-Choice’s favorite terms
"...2014. Likely refers to the use of certain surgical instruments during a 'dilation and evacuation' (D&E) procedure, the safest..."

April 14, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

SRV’s Pride & Joy on Display
Stevie Ray Vaughan exhibit opens at the Bullock
"...The National resonator guitar Stevie was famously pictured with on the..."

March 9, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

ACL Review: Radiohead II
Fear and loathing for a second weekend
"...the spectacular punch of “My Iron Lung” and “The National Anthem,” the former intoning, “If you’re frightened, you can..."

Oct. 8, 2016 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Playback: Spotify Gifts Kealing Middle School
After the SXSW carnival leaves town, Kealing Middle School will have something to show for it – thanks to Spotify
"...into the studio and finish it off with additional instruments and vocals. Assignments in his project-based class include making..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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