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Dvorák's New World Inquiry
How a Czech composer helped America find its authentic voice
"...Imagine a divided America, facing a new century – one lucky class made enormously rich by..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Hark! The Herald Organ Sings
New UT faculty members and exceptional organists Gerre and Judith Hancock give the mighty Visser- Rowland organ a workout with their own holiday concert
"...off some of the athletic virtuosity that prompted The New York Times to dub him the "Michael Jordan of..."

Dec. 17, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Let's 'Rumbo'! Right Now!
New Spanish dailies battle for a young Latino audience looking for news
"...Those who watch newspaper publishing call Meximerica Media's Rumbo a big gamble. Not..."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Feature by Belinda Acosta

The Man
Samuel L. Jackson and Eugene Levy have starred in bigger stinkers, but this wheezing comedy may herald the death knell of the interracial buddy-cop farce.
"...Death Match between its leads, this wheezing comedy may herald the death knell of the interracial buddy-cop farce. It’s..."

Sept. 16, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Obituary for Molly Ivins
Ivins' obit from the Texas Observer
"...and her two siblings, Sara (Ivins) Maley of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Andy Ivins of London, Texas, grew up..."

Feb. 1, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Daryl Janes, R.I.P.
Austin journalist Daryl Janes has passed away.
"...Slusher to publish the city politics paper The Daryl Herald, 1985-'87. Both Daryls would go on to cover similar..."

May 30, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Avenue Montaigne
A young Frenchwoman moves to Paris from with nothing but the knapsack on her back and the innocent gleam in her eye.
"...She looks like she just popped out of a New Wave movie from the 1960s, ready on a whim..."

April 20, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Riding the 'Wave'
Bud Shrake compacts his far-flung, storied career in his new collection
"..."There are people who go to New York as professional Texans," Edwin "Bud" Shrake says. "But..."

April 25, 2008 Books Feature by Spencer Parsons

Beethoven to Beyoncé
SXSW Music panels – topics over talent. Except they're also star-studded.
"...and musician immigration; LP art and books becoming the new vinyl. Spot the intersection, beginning with food and thought. –..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Water Balloon Tech: Burst or Bust?
New stretches in water balloon technology hit the market but not the mark
"...Who knew there was a water balloon industry? And that it..."

May 15, 2015 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Geek Out!
At an age when most men have resigned themselves to their accomplishments and failures, Godard is still out for blood
"...years old, the onetime poster boy for the French New Wave hasn't lost an ounce of his daring or..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Page Two: "Your Job Is to Get the Paper Out"
On the road from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, overwhelmed with wonder and the terrible history
"...all sides had fought and died over. And I knew this road. I smelled and felt its history with..."

Jan. 15, 2016 Column by Louis Black

After a Fashion
Stephen takes on 'Project Runway'
"...I'd arrived feeling like Eva Gabor in Green Acres ("New Yorrrrrk is where I'd rather stay …") – but..."

March 31, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Music of the Spheres
Sinatra in the Sahara
"...backward, through time. A recent mailing by the venerable New York indie label Lyrichord Discs, for instance, features their..."

July 9, 1999 Music Feature by David Lynch

The Cast of Characters
"...John MacCormack, 49, reporter, San Antonio Express-News..."

Nov. 20, 1998 News Feature

$liding Home
Austin slide guitar sovereign Cindy Cashdollar steps out from the side
"...it may surprise some to discover she's originally from New York...."

April 9, 2004 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Still Looking for a Home
Austin searches once again for a comprehensive solution for homelessness
"...from Alvah Chapman, a former publisher of The Miami Herald: "In 1991, when I left my Knight-Ridder office and..."

Nov. 30, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Things They Used to Do
Dick Holland assesses two Texas journalists, Gary Cartwright and Jan Reid, whose new collections of articles possess a cautionary wisdom, the kind you acquire when you court danger and danger provides you with a keen view of what lies beyond.
"...just toward the end of the magazine revolution called New Journalism. At Esquire, Tom Wolfe was popularizing American Studies,..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Picks & Sleepers
Sxsw
"...unlikely openly-lesbian-buddy-of-Howard-Stern comes to display her songcraft, old and new. (Cactus Cafe, 9:45pm) -Ken Lieck..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

Five Families in One Performance Troupe?
'Bad Font' is Austin improv's stylistic supergroup
"...sort of like the Silver Surfer: Functioning as a herald for what's to come...."

Aug. 26, 2014 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Letters at 3am
We are swiftly losing our civil liberties as a result of the USA-PATRIOT Act, although this administration has shown it is not impervious to citizen complaints.
"...Our Founders knew about the emergencies of war; they'd just fought a..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Column by Michael Ventura

Media Clips
The world’s major corporations have realized that the media can be big money, and they have invested heavily.
"...50 giant corporations controlled the majority of the nation's newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, book publishing houses, and..."

Dec. 24, 1999 News Column by Lee Nichols

Books of a Lifetime
Dawn Powell: A Biography
"...review in The Nation. According to many of the New York literati of the Thirties and Forties, it was..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Books Feature

Bud Shrake's Adventures in the Film Trade
'Midnight rambling, creative gambling': Louis Black's 1985 interview with Songwriter screenwriter Bud Shrake
"...and deeds, as part of a group of tough new Texas writers including Peter Gent, Gary Cartwright, Dan Jenkins,..."

May 8, 2009 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Naked City
Daryl Slusher debates Max Nofziger on light rail; Garnet Coleman fights with Hugo Berlanga at the St. Louis presidential debate; Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins support a soft money campaign for Ralph Nader; the Statesman buries a Bush funeral scandal story.
"...actress-director team is flogging an ad campaign funded by New York businessman and documentary film producer Greg MacArthur. “I’ve..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Walking the Straight Edge
Texas Documentary Tour brings Jem Cohen's documentary on Fugazi, Instrument, to the Alamo Drafthouse.
"...and post-pubescent braggadocio of the first wave of punk. New York-based filmmaker Jem Cohen grew up in the midst..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

All Over Creation: Under the Influence
So what does being named one of the nation's most influential critics really mean?
"...the list all work for major metropolitan dailies (The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Pondering Downtown Condos
Frequently Asked Questions
"...project financing, developers believe we're unlikely to see any new projects get financed for one to two years. (Taylor..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Letters at 3AM: The Curious Case of the Missing Quotation
Jimmy Carter says the U.S. has no functioning democracy at present, and the press goes silent
"...a thing like that would be some kind of news. You'd think the major news outlets would be at..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Column by Michael Ventura

The Football Prophecies
NFL week two
"...Prophecy: New York Giants..."

Sept. 14, 2012 Sports Post by Russ Espinoza

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