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Katy Perry: Part of Me
The film is an inoffensive slice of canny brand (or is that non-Brand?) management and marketing.
"...as we discover, was raised in a strict Christian Pentecostal household. Her parents, itinerant preachers, pulled up stakes every..."

July 6, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cloud 9 and Rising
Jesus, space rock from Denton: Lift to Experience
"...up to that point, an evangelist preacher of the Pentecostal faith, the most fire-and-brimstone of all the major denominations...."

May 31, 2002 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

Them That Follow
Snake-handling drama quietly eviscerates that whole "thoughts and prayers" deal
"...comes to shove, the bullying, domineering nature of these Pentecostal patriarchs comes all too clear, without ever falling into..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
"...Family Will Make a Way, about the friendship between Pentecostal gospel singer Bishop Fred Jones and atheist rock critic..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Keepin' Up With the Jones Family
The Jones Family Singers hear the spirit speak in Austin
"...work fixing hair or in child-care jobs became my Pentecostal Phish. I'd drive hours to see them because they..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Music Feature by Michael Corcoran

He Is My Story: The Sanctified Soul of Arizona Dranes
"...a child, sat in the pews of the same Pentecostal church in Chicago where Dranes bore witness to the..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Playback: Sanctified Souls
Uncovering Arizona Dranes, remembering Brent Grulke
"...God in Christ in Memphis, dug through boxes of Pentecostal scraps in Oakland, purchased a college dissertation on Dranes'..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Preaching Beyond That Choir
San Fran Bishop Yvette Flunder has some 'mighty real' revelations
"...raised in the Church of God in Christ, in Pentecostal churches. He in Los Angeles, and my folks were..."

June 4, 2010 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
This mockumentary provides some of the most fearless acts of transgressive comedy in years.
"...a squirrel), wanders dazed and confused into a holy-rolling pentecostal megachurch, and scares the bejesus out of Baywatcher Anderson...."

Nov. 3, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jesus Camp
This film is not a freak show or exposé but rather a call to arms to pick sides in the deepening cultural, political, and spiritual schism between the two Americas of the 21st century.
"...gathering for children as young as 5, hosted by Pentecostal minister Becky Fischer in Devil’s Lake, N.D. Filmmakers Ewing..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Not So Red
A "blue state" reporter journeys through the multi-colored regions of the Lone Star State
"...from Linden who calls Bush a "wannabe cowboy"; a Pentecostal "redneck" from Seadrift who used to stage solo hunger..."

July 1, 2005 News Feature by Rose Aguilar

Naked City
Muslims gather at the Capitol, while clerics swap pulpits on Sunday
"...The Rev. David Bernard of the New Life United Pentecostal Church told the Austin American-Statesman that he would end..."

Sept. 17, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Public Funds Part of PromiseLand's Plan for Praise
The conservative Christian church seeks a federal loan for an amphitheatre at its 51st St. campus
"...its parking lot and praise the Lord in the Pentecostal tradition. That involves a lot of singing: Worship at..."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Family Fundamentals
"...First up is Susan Jester, the lesbian daughter of Pentecostal church leader Kathleen Bremner; Bremner started the San Diego..."

July 19, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hell House
"...with the option of praying with members of the Pentecostal church. The scarier stuff, however, takes place behind the..."

May 10, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Better Git Hit in Your Soul
Former Austinite George Ratliff returns to town with his new documentary, Hell House, which explores the Trinity Church's way of converting teens to Christ -- by scaring the pants off them.
"...over the entire film: Why are evangelicals, like the Pentecostal Church, so hell-bent (sorry) on saving us? "We believe..."

May 3, 2002 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Fear Not
Salvador rocks for the Lord, and plans to sell a lot of records.
"...here. They attend services at the King of Glory Pentecostal Church in Northeast Austin, where Nick and Art's parents..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Music Feature by David Garza

Can't-Miss Acts for Sunday at ACL Music Festival
Including three weekend-two-only performers
"...Duckwrth1:15pm, T-Mobile stage The grandson of a Pentecostal pastor, L.A. rapper Jared Lee assembles an unhindered, far-reaching..."

Oct. 11, 2019 Music Feature

10 Can't-Miss Acts for Sunday at ACL Music Festival
And concluding the first weekend ...
"...Duckwrth1:15pm, T-Mobile stage The grandson of a Pentecostal pastor, L.A. rapper Jared Lee assembles an unhindered, far-reaching..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Music Feature

In Production: An Austin Love Letter to L.A.
Anna Margaret Hollyman on taking her vows as Sister Aimee
"...them about a friend who lived in a former Pentecostal church on Sunset Boulevard, which was founded by an..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

God-Fearing, Honky-Tonk Man Josh T. Pearson Tries to Play It Straight
Airplay with the Lord
"...of conditioning for me," he admits. "I was raised Pentecostal and my dad was a preacher. My parents split..."

April 13, 2018 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

AFS Presents SXSW Film @ 25
Festival favorites and winners return
"...(2007 Documentary Feature Special Jury Award) The story of Pentecostal preacher Richard Gazowsky and his complex mission from God..."

Feb. 23, 2018 Screens Feature by Acacia Coronado

Does Anybody Want the Warren Wildlife Gallery in Bouldin Creek?
Rick Warren's indoor safari brings turmoil to the South Austin neighborhood
"...For years, 1401 Bouldin was the site of a pentecostal church, but in 2010 Warren purchased the property and..."

Jan. 12, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Saturday ACL Fest Interview: Parker Millsap
Oklahoma crooner assumes lives of others and sings their stories
"...bred, where a social life means congregating at the Pentecostal church thrice weekly, Millsap's occasionally abstract lyricism can resemble..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Arcade Fire Plays to the Hardcores
Polarizing new album can’t stem Canadians’ catharsis
"...scored. The band’s almost gospel-like approach to songcraft felt Pentecostal in spots. That said, the best moment came during..."

Sept. 28, 2017 Music Post by Samantha Lopez

Meet Austin’s Funk Prodigy D-Madness
Blind purveyor of soul, hip-hop, and reggae takes us behind the curtain
"...A soprano in her Pentecostal church, Jacqueline says her son began drumming at 3,..."

July 28, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Trumpet Constant Ephraim Owens Won’t Be Rushed
New Austin Music Hall of Fame inductee substitutes kindness and ubiquity for a back catalog
"...encouraged his talents, especially him playing at their local Pentecostal church, Owens maintained a normal upbringing...."

April 7, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

ACL Review: Lincoln Durham
Post-blues tug of war between God and the Satan
"...Preaching, beseeching, imploring, Durham struck a Pentecostal pose for the last two tunes of his weekend-two-only..."

Oct. 8, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Interview: Parker Millsap
Okie song phenom taps the spirit
"...is from my upbringing. I was raised in a Pentecostal Church with a whole lot of music. Most of..."

March 19, 2016 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Saturday SXSW Interview: Parker Millsap
"...admits the precocious Okie. "I was raised in a Pentecostal Church, with a whole lot of music. Most of..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

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