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Friday Night Lights
H.G. Bissinger’s classic book about the secular religion of high school football was lovingly adapted for film prior to becoming a TV show.
"...the past, and in the fall of 1988 (the time during which the story based on true events takes..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Night Falls On Manhattan
"...hitter can no longer crush his favorite pitch, it's time to consider retirement. Sidney Lumet's latest return to the..."

May 16, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Flight of the Night Bird
Harry Akin opened for business on Christmas Eve, 1932, selling hamburgers for 15 cents apiece. Cuisines Editor Virginia B. Wood reveals how Akin turned his hamburger stand into Austin's former restaurant empire.
"...By the time beloved Austin restaurateur Harry Akin died in 1976, the..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Day Labors - Night Falls
Austin's Day Labor Site Attracts Drugs, Criminals
"...at 4pm; and there was no show scheduled that night at Liberty Lunch. So what was Cokley -- and..."

Aug. 30, 1996 News Feature

UFC Fight Night Pounds the Erwin Center
Edgar dominates, but it's a mixed night for Texas fighters
"...With over 10,131 people in attendance, UFC Fight Night 57 on Saturday at the Frank Erwin Center proved..."

Nov. 24, 2014 Sports Post by Mac McCann

Saturday Night Live
Mayor Kirk Watson takes his downtown vision to the streets
"...from the comfort of the mayor's office, it seemed time to bring that conversation to the streets. Watson, as..."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

UFC Fight Night Comes to Austin
Texas brawlers and strikers fill out the card
"...has announced the full card for when UFC Fight Night returns to the Frank Erwin Center next month, with..."

Jan. 3, 2018 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Playback: Holy Mountain and Red 7 in Danger of Losing Leases
Could the Red River Cultural District be losing two of its landmark live music venues?
"...shelter and police station by transforming both bars into nightlife destinations, Red 7 effectively since 2006 and Holy Mountain..."

May 15, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

O Silent Night
John Hunt on Dontrelle Willis, Barry Bonds, and Hank Aaron
"...It’s 8pm on Saturday night. I am about to turn on ESPN’s nationally broadcast..."

July 30, 2007 Sports Post by John Hunt

Long Time Coming
New Texas Rollergirls champions close out 2011 season
"...Forget burnt orange: On Saturday night, Austin went disco purple and hellfire red as the..."

Aug. 8, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Roger Duncan's Night Visions
Austin Energy's GM invites us to wrestle with the conundrum of clean energy
"...this" is what Duncan calls "my dream and my nightmare." The dream: A city 100%-powered by wind and solar,..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

No Time for Losing
"...lose. There’s not much more an athlete hates than losing. Except maybe losing when a playoff birth is on..."

July 24, 2008 Sports Post by Christopher Bond

Saturday Night at the Bookstore
The Dicks' Gary Floyd 20 years after Austin's first Punk Prom at the ArmadilloWorld Headquarters
"...beginning to cool off as Friday turned into Friday night. Like the City Coliseum about half a mile down..."

May 12, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Undercover on High School's Ritziest Glitziest Night It All Goes Down at Prom
"...you became the person you are today. About a time that was both horrible and wonderful, filled with rules..."

May 14, 1999 Arts Feature

One Night on Red River
Darcie Stevens returns to the live music beat – for just one night – on Red River
"...There came a Tuesday night in the middle of October when Red River dried..."

Nov. 5, 2004 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Letters at 3AM: A Night in Barcelona
The collision between human truths and political truths results in no truth
"...Place: Barcelona, Spain. Time: 1937. Dramatis Personae:..."

June 18, 2010 Column by Michael Ventura

Bats New Coach Wastes No Time Picking Up Loss No. 1
"...has his hands full. Austin traveled to Amarillo Tuesday night losing to the Gorillas 5-2. This makes three straight..."

Feb. 7, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

UT Volleyball Hits Its Stride at the Perfect Time
And how it corresponds to season four of 'Mad Men'
"...Sunday night, another program picking up its fourth straight victory was..."

Oct. 19, 2010 Sports Post by Will Eidam

Austin Outlaws Home Opener Saturday Night
"...the Austin Outlaws as they get their season started tonight at House Park (located at 12th and Lamar) at..."

April 14, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Letters at 3am: Doppelgängers
Across generations and geography, doppelgängers emerge
"...Heather herself visited another time – walked in, noticed that photo first thing, and..."

March 8, 2013 Column by Michael Ventura

Letters @ 3AM
Elation is complicated. It can be joy, but it can also be terror – and it can be both, and more
"...eastward pretty fast, I'd be through them in no time, and it would be fun. Until that morning, I'd..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

Viva Sinatra
Recent Titles
"...always passionate, frequently challenging, often innovative in his thinking. Sometimes, he gets it all wrong: I still remember his..."

Feb. 28, 1997 Books Feature

Statesman Cuts Arts Staff
Arts critic Jeanne Claire van Ryzin terminated after 17 years
"...31, the Austin American-Statesman is eliminating the position of full-time arts writer, meaning that Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, who..."

Nov. 30, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Pink Panther 2
Steve Martin returns as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau, but no Beyoncé in sight. Smart girl.
"...by: Harald Zwart. Starring: Steve Martin, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, Andy Garcia, Alfred Molina, Yuki Matsuzaki, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan,..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Razzle-Dazzle 'Em
David Bologna on making it to Broadway with 'Billy Elliot'
"...sat down with David Bologna to talk about his time in the original Broadway cast of Billy Elliot the..."

Dec. 11, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Gambler
Mark Wahlberg has one of his juiciest roles ever as a creative-writing professor by day and a compulsive gambler by night.
"...his game, sizzled alongside James Toback’s debut screenplay. This time out, William Monahan is the writer, and the locale..."

Dec. 26, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

311 Story in Error
"...the shots as they see them, Bill also from time to time causes his opponents to focus their energies..."

Oct. 25, 1996 Column

Fan Fest: Joan Jett
Blackheart rocker grows up
"...Losing both her parents within three years of each other..."

Oct. 30, 2014 Music Post by Nina Hernandez

The To Do List
The twist in this raunchy loss-of-virginity comedy starring Aubrey Plaza is that it comes from a teenage girls' perspective.
"...Teenage boys losing it at the movies? Been there, done that. But..."

July 26, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Toros on Four-Game Win Streak – Host Red Claws
Austin hopes to finish strong in up-and-down year
"...a completely opposite Toros' output, and the consequence was losing. After the record-breaking hot start they went 5-12. All..."

March 23, 2012 Sports Post by Will Schmidt

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