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American Splendor
At the center of its uniquely beating heart, American Splendor is a heartfelt valentine to Everymen (and Women) everywhere
"...Harvey Pekar, Hope Davis, Joyce Brabner, Madylin Sweeten, Danielle Batone, James Urbaniak, Judah Friedlander and Toby Radloff. I hear..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Center Stage
Students at the American Ballet Academy in New York vie to join the professional corps.
"...love with her new tutu in order to like Center Stage, but it certainly wouldn't hurt. Center Stage is..."

May 12, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

When Did the Single-Family Home Go From Being the American Dream to an Urbanist Nightmare?
One policy wonk's view of how we got here
"...Well, Austin is once again locked in one of our emotionally brutal and seemingly endless civic disputes,..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Day Trips: Choctaw Cultural Center, Durant, Okla.
Tribe's rich history comes to life at modern community center
"...The Choctaw Cultural Center outside of Durant, Okla., tells the story of a..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

American Me
Olmos delivers a stark and unflinching study of the self-destructive perpetuation of violence, crime, and gang warfare in the Hispanic-American community.
"...blame your parents, blame the cops… blame anything or anyone but yourself. But until the assumption of responsibility for..."

March 20, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Faster Than Sound: The Fable Trilogy, Briscoe Center's "Greatest Hits," and Beerland Sold
Rare local reissues from Jazzman Records, the Briscoe Center’s Music Collections presents its “Greatest Hits,” and – has Beerland been sold?
"...Luckily, that pressing sold over 800 copies in one day...."

May 31, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Austin African American Book Festival Comes to Carver Museum
Authors and activists address the state of Black culture
"...The Austin African American Book Festival celebrates its 11th year and, like years..."

June 21, 2017 Arts Post by Jennifer MacKenzie Murphy

Austin Asian American Film Festival Goes to the Drive-In
Headliners heavy with local films for outdoor screenings
"...The Austin Asian American Film Festival is back for 2021, and you can..."

May 19, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Opening the Case on the American Sherlock
Kate Winkler Dawson reports on an early master of forensics
"...tale about the early days of criminal forensic investigation, American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI...."

Feb. 12, 2020 Arts Post by Mike Berry

The Case of Austin's Declining African-American Population
UT professor Eric Tang leads discussion on May study
"...over the downstairs room at the UT Community Engagement Center. Eric Tang, the UT professor responsible for publishing the..."

Nov. 3, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

One-Two Cancer KO
Two benefits working to deliver a knockout to the Big C
"...on the ropes and ultimately down for the count. One is a homegrown effort to help a local artist,..."

July 17, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

With Sharply Different Approaches, Willie Nelson and George Strait Christen the Moody Center
Strait leads crowd in singing “Happy Birthday” to his fellow Texas icon
"...purposes, I have 364 days to become a singular American songwriter, record 23 albums, win two Grammys, play the..."

April 30, 2022 Music Post by Chad Swiatecki

Austin Regional Intelligence Center's Secret Informants Show How Profiling Works
“Middle Eastern”? Your info might be on file at Austin’s fusion center.
"...The report, which was sent to an intelligence fusion center run by the Austin Police Department, stated that after..."

Aug. 7, 2020 News Feature by John Anderson

Other Worlds Austin Hits The Dead Center
Sci-fi and horror film fest adds centerpiece film and more
"...the spotlight with the announcement today that The Dead Center, starring Upstream Color director Shane Carruth, will be the..."

Oct. 20, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Adding to Austin's Asian-American Cinema
Huay-Bing Law on his new short "June," now on HBO
"...there's a blindspot in the discussion. The position of Asian-Americans has often been a strained one, and their historic..."

May 25, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Latin Flavors, American Kitchens Symposium at CIA San Antonio
Mexican Flavors from Austin Gardens: Matali and Hoja Santa
"...the pleasure of attending the fifth annual Latin Flavors, American Kitchens Symposium hosted by CIA, San Antonio. The purpose..."

Oct. 11, 2012 Food Post by MM Pack

Consider 'The Source': Crisis Pregnancy Center Transforms Into Women's Health Program Provider
If Planned Parenthood's out, are CPCs in?
"...The current numbers suggest real trouble – but if one Houston-based crisis pregnancy center and Gov. Rick Perry have..."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Paul McCartney Wings It to the Frank Erwin Center
Beatle set for a May 22 date on Red River
"...I can say is thank God it wasn't the Stones. When the Frank Erwin Center sent out a press..."

April 4, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Alec Soth’s American Dream
Magnum photographer presents work and process to UT crowd
"...as an artist has been a long and illustrious one, one he shared with a packed audience at the..."

Oct. 24, 2013 Arts Post by Rod Machen

The Weapon Is Really a Silent One
The politics of K'Naan
"...with his festival performance tomorrow, 5:45pm on the Wildflower Center stage...."

Oct. 1, 2009 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

UFC Fight Night Pounds the Erwin Center
Edgar dominates, but it's a mixed night for Texas fighters
"...Fight Night 57 on Saturday at the Frank Erwin Center proved entertaining from start to finish. In the very..."

Nov. 24, 2014 Sports Post by Mac McCann

I'm Lovin' the All-American Tennis Clown
There were a lot of clowns at the All-American Tennis Shootout.
"...Last Friday's All-American Tennis Shootout at the Austin Convention Center featured the..."

Dec. 18, 2006 Sports Post by Taylor Holland

Morrissey and Interpol Go Classic Post-Punk on the Erwin Center
Weekend’s double headliner doesn’t disappoint
"...60, brought jokes to his takeover of the Erwin Center on Friday night. The English-born Irishman and former frontman..."

Sept. 23, 2019 Music Post by Alyssa Quiles

Remembrances of Raúl, Part One
Remembrance from Barbara Renaud Gonzalez, Emmet Campos and Amparo Garcia.
"...writer, actress, and the inaugural director of the Mexican American Cultural Center: I had the rare experience as a..."

Feb. 23, 2008 News Post by Belinda Acosta

Step One: Create an LGBTQ Commission
It takes a village to forge a better quality of life for everybody
"...precursory meeting was held Wednesday night at the Asian American Resource Center...."

Jan. 19, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

The One About Erotic 'Harry Potter' Fan Fiction
Filmmaker Clay Liford on fan fiction from '50 Shades' to 'Star Trek'
"...short film at Fantastic Fest this year is the one about erotic Harry Potter fan fiction...."

Sept. 21, 2013 Screens Post by Clay Liford

American Movie
What to see at the sixth annual Cine Las Americas.
"...screened prior to press time. Save up the popcorn money, and wear some comfy clothes. It's time to go..."

April 25, 2003 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

To Expand the Convention Center or Not?
Despite unanimous support from City Council, voters will decide the answer
"...expand and redesign the Neal W. Kocurek Austin Convention Center, along with additional investment in and redesign of the..."

July 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Austin Chamber Music Center Chamber of Diversity
"...Ken Hunt The office of the Austin Chamber Music Center sits atop a hair salon in an unassuming professional..."

June 30, 1995 Arts Feature

Council Moves on Convention Center Plans
The 24-page resolution brings together many of the moving parts from last summer’s “Downtown Puzzle”
"...A new Austin Convention Center, a preserved Palm School, and a safer Rainey Street..."

May 31, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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