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Once in a Lifetime
The unexpected rise and meteoric fall of the North American Soccer League in the heady, silly mid-Seventies is chronicled for the first time in this charmingly chatty documentary, which ably tracks both the birth of the sport on these shores and its ignominious downfall, which arrived almost overnight with the leave-taking of Pelé.

Aug. 11, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Magnificent Oak Tree Is Magnificent!
Pelóns Tex-Mex less so
"...Pelóns is the restaurant that inhabits the old Jaime's Spanish..."

June 13, 2014 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

In Search of Greatness
Sports doc finds the best of the best

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review

Pelón's Restaurant & 508 Bar
Tasty new eats in the central city for hungry ACL fans
"...decades housed Jaime's Spanish Village, a popular spot for Tex-Mex food and margaritas. The building had seen hard use..."

Oct. 12, 2012 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Nora's Will
This Mexican award winner is a melodrama with a darkly comic streak about a Jewish woman who masterminds her family's lives even after her death.

May 27, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Playing Through
Wolfgang Suhnholz is more interested in building a robust soccer community in Austin than scoring a big-time coaching gig

June 13, 2008 Column by Thomas Hackett

The Year My Parents Went on Vacation
This Brazilian film is set against the twinned, opposing backdrops of the explosive 1970 World Cup and the human toll of the country's brutal military dictatorship.

April 4, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
Bill Murray won't get the elusive Oscar for this one – for all its visual majesty, The Life Aquatic is too slight – but the film is nevertheless a funny, bewildering, and giddy spectacle.

Dec. 24, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Review: Otello
Austin Opera staged a victory worthy of the Lion of Venice

Nov. 20, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Election Coverage: Propositions: Nine Up, Two Down
Props J and K fall
"...KAA's watch party Downtown at Pelóns was joyous, filled with many supporters: LifeWorks Executive Director..."

Nov. 9, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Celebrate Melted Cheese!
Quesoff benefits Central Texas Food Bank, today at The Mohawk, 1-4pm

Aug. 25, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Austin Street Art Enters Into a New Era
With the city cracking down on graffiti and Hope Outdoor Gallery set to close, artists look for permission to paint

July 27, 2018 News Feature by Kate Groetzinger

Gay Place: Sisters Doin' IT
You will see red if the Austin Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have their way

Aug. 1, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Fantastic Market Picks a Sinful 16
International co-production market draws on Fantastic Fest vets

Aug. 22, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

APD Defends Flawed Yogurt Shop Case
Assistant chief rejects idea that “tunnel vision” played a role in the investigation

March 9, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

On the Lege: House GOP Goes to War – With Itself
Even in victory, Republicans are divided

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Playing Through
Can soccer flourish in Austin? The Austin Aztex are about to find out.

Feb. 1, 2008 Column by Thomas Hackett

Happenings
Oct. 11-17

Oct. 12, 2007 News Feature

2005 Kids Summer Camps
An annotated list of several places where kids could be going this summer to enjoy physically and mentally invigorating activities

April 29, 2005 Features Feature

DVDs: Part 3
Gift guide

Dec. 17, 2004 Screens Feature by Nick Barbaro

The Bride From Hell
The Austin Chronicle's style avatar wants your wedding to be the peachiest. Here, he offers helpful hints to make your wedding panning that much less disastrous.

Nov. 24, 2000 Features Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

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