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"...kilter by the decision of Mexican soap opera queen Olympia to quit acting and train to be an Olympic..."

Nov. 13, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Making of Olympia

Nov. 13, 1998 Screens Feature by Bill Stott

The Wonderful Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl
"...tirades. From there, Müller's documentary moves to her film Olympia, the chronicle of the 1936 Berlin Olympics, for which..."

June 10, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Generation Iron
This doc about bodybuilders vying for the Mr. Olympia title is narrated by Mickey Rourke.
"...train and compete to qualify for the 2012 Mr. Olympia competition in Las Vegas, Nevada. The film concentrates on..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Ruby Sparks
Ruby Sparks tries hard, and though it's a likable film she never completely sparks.
"...Calvin Weir-Fields (Dano) sits in front of his old Olympia typewriter, amid the stark white walls and clean lines..."

Aug. 3, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

10 in Focus
"...7:30pm; 3/18, Dobie 2, 4:45pm; 3/21, Dobie 2, 1:30pm Olympia..."

March 13, 1998 Screens Feature

Take Three
Local Drought Doesn't Apply to Filmmaking
"...projects that have dotted the Austin landscape this summer. Olympia filmed in May and is presently in post-production; Aunt..."

Aug. 16, 1996 Screens Feature by Karl Pallmeyer

Norm of the North
Animated bear protects his Arctic home
"...because she wants her boss to recommend her daughter Olympia (Maya Kay) for acceptance into a prestigious private school...."

Jan. 22, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Infiltrator
Bryan Cranston takes on a drug cartel in this ho-hum thriller
"...Vazquez, Juliet Aubrey, Elena Anaya, Amy Ryan, Joseph Gilgun, Olympia Dukakis, Saïd Taghmaoui, Art Malik, Rubén Ochandiano, Simón Andreu,..."

July 15, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Salome: Under the Veils, No Heart
"...would see at Breathe Normally, Margaret Jenkins' collaboration with Olympia Dukakis. Season ticket holders showed me stubs which read..."

May 21, 1999 Arts Review

Featuring Texas
Films From Around the State
"...Olympia, by Robert Byington, is a comic melodrama about following..."

March 13, 1998 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Books That Keep on Giving
Does It Come in Paperback?
"...And if Evergreen was the magazine of record then, Olympia Press -- who first brought us Lolita and Naked..."

Dec. 13, 1996 Books Feature by Margaret Moser

Local Lawyers and Activists Come to the Aid of Protesters
A look at life after the arrests
"...representation. "We also help emotionally, morally, and politically," said Olympia Garcia, spokesperson for the group. "We want to make..."

Oct. 9, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Hot Luck Fest Reveals 2019 Chef Lineup & First Wave of Music Acts
Buy that Whole Enchilada pass before they sell out
"...Pizzeria Bianco (Phoenix); Doug Adams, Bullard (Portland); Elias Cairo, Olympia Provisions (Portland); Gabriel Rucker, Le Pigeon (Portland); Greg &..."

March 4, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Holiday Dining Doesn't Have to Be All Stomach Cramps and Anaphylaxis
Picnik’s edible philosophies
"...starting with a pizza joint in her hometown of Olympia, Wash. When she moved to upstate New York to..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Perceptive film about Jesse Owens going to the 1936 Berlin Olympics
"...faced by filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl, whose epic, two-part film Olympia was commissioned by Adolf Hitler but stymied by his..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Folk Hero We Deserve
Seeing double of Jason Schwartzman
" his sole confidant. His relationship with his grandmother (Olympia Dukakis) is polite and indifferent, while his friendship with..."

March 13, 2015 Screens Feature by Melanie Haupt

Byington's Back
Local writer/director to shoot Jason Schwartzman feature in town this spring
"...Harmony & Me (2009), RSO [Registered Sex Offender] (2008), Olympia (1998), and Shameless (1996)...."

Jan. 10, 2014 Screens Feature by Monica Riese

Polari: 'Valencia' Then and Now
This weekend, Michelle Tea's Valencia hits Polari
" New York for the Mix Festival and the Olympia Film Festival in Washington State. Then it goes overseas..."

Oct. 19, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

A Picnik Fit for the Primal Diners of the Future
South Austin's new healthy-eating trailer
"...($3.50). Missing an opportunity to go local, Picnik uses Olympia Coffee Roasting Company, thereby dampening the odds of my..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Food Review by Jessi Cape

Texas Rollergirls: The 2012 Championship
Saturday's bouts will bring emotion and resolutions
"...the inside line, Olivia Shootin' John took it. And Olympia played her best game to date, locking down jammers..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Organized Chaos (in Tejas)
Q: Just how heavy and hardcore is Austin's first-half-closing festival? A: Chaos in Tejas!
"...goes melodic and electric. The real catch here is Olympia, Wash., trio Milk Music (11:15pm), which whiffs Nirvana, GBV,..."

June 3, 2011 Music Feature

City Hall Hustle: The Smartest Guy in the Room
Professor Spelman breaks down the cost of WTP4
"...maybe we're never going to need that plant." Council's Olympia Snowe..."

Oct. 30, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

A Year Later
Galveston marks Ike anniversary with celebrations of recovery and rebirth
"...the long-anticipated June opening of popular mom-and-pop Greek restaurant Olympia Grill's upscale harborside sister, the Olympia Pier Twentyone, originally..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Cute Band Alert!
Finally Punk are not your typical girls.
"...others) that’s born of the white-hot fire of both Olympia, Wash., 1991 and England 1979. "I don't know that..."

May 3, 2007 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Saturday Showcase Picks
SXSW Music Fest preview guide
"...8pm, Emo's Lounge Once, Olympia was like Home Depot for all your leftist, feminist,..."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature

Summer Storm
German film is a trite tale of youthful angst and closeted sexual confusion about what really happens at those wild and crazy rowing camps that keep all of Bavaria abuzz.
" transposed into black-and-white and reinserted into Leni Riefenstahl's Olympia without too much difficulty – Summer Storm plays like..."

April 14, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Three-Eyed Fish Alert! Texas No. 1 in Power Plant, Mercury Emissions
Toxin linked to birth defects
" Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, would have voided a March 2005 Bush..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Talk amongst yourselves.
"...explains why he's more sad than mad... We've reviewed Olympia Vernon's Eden on this page because she'll be at..."

March 7, 2003 Books Column by Shawn Badgley

Book Review
"Eden is an important story, not to be categorized by race or gender or region," Kate Cantrill writes of Olympia Vernon's debut. "Its truths are universal -- its women, all women; its men, all men; its earth, a part of all worlds." Vernon will be at BookPeople on March 12 at 7pm.
"...Edenby Olympia Vernon..."

March 7, 2003 Books Feature by Kate Cantrill

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