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10 Minutes With Ry Cooder
Journeyman guitarist yes, ethnomusicologist maybe
"...with him or just knowing him. Ricky was a prodigy on the mandolin. I knew Monroe only to see..."

Sept. 17, 2015 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Here Comes the Pride
Initiating Austin's big week of gay in style
"...a sweatshop full of Project Runway designers, including fashion prodigy Tieler James and Austin homeboy Daniel Esquivel, in support..."

Aug. 10, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Blake McCoy

Austin Pride: All Week Long
Austin Pride celebrates 25 years of faggotry and then some
"...greet your favorite Project Runway designers, including the fashion prodigy himself, Tieler James, the stunning Samantha Black, and the..."

July 31, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Blake McCoy

Strawberry Letter 22 …
Our 2001 review of Shuggie Otis' Inspiration Information
"...when fellow West Coast musicians began to compare the prodigy to Hendrix and Sly Stone, and merely 16 when..."

July 10, 2015 Music Post by Kate X Messer

Playback: Doug Sahm for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!
The Austin Music Hall gets slated for teardown, the Roost closes while looking for a cash infusion, Backyard owner Tim O'Connor gets back in the concert game, and a Kickstarter campaign to get Doug Sahm into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
"...traces the late Austinite's mind-blowing musical legacy from child prodigy sitting on Hank Williams' knee through his regional teen..."

July 10, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Written in Stone
History of racism lives on in UT monuments
"...Robert Lee Moore, 1882-1974: Math prodigy, UT professor from 1920-69, known both for his dynamic..."

May 29, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

Friday Picks & Sleepers
Obvious Picks and loads of not-so-obvious Sleepers!
"...childhood worshiping hip-hop, which led him on a whirlwind prodigy fast-track and a warped mixtape in Freebasing With Kevin..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

Tuesday SXSW 2015 Showcases
"...charge, bookending a set begun with 20- year-old local fiddle prodigy Ruby Jane. In-between, folk-pop sensation Shakey Graves knocks off..."

March 13, 2015 Music Feature

Gazing Back at Other Worlds Austin
Time Lapse dominates Cthulhie awards, plus festival highlights
"...the shoulders of Daniel Ichigo (Michael Schnörr), a childhood prodigy turned top NASA researcher. Engineers and mechanics are building..."

Dec. 13, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Decapitated
Blood Mantra (Deluxe)
"...thunder and lightning respectively. Decapitated V.1 expired with drum prodigy Vitek via a Belarus tour bus wreck in 2007,..."

Oct. 24, 2014 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Austin Film Festival Announces (Almost) Full Slate
Opening and closing night films still to come
"...that develops between Baymax, a plus-sized inflatable robot, and prodigy Hiro Hamada...."

Sept. 17, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Kentucky Traveler: My Life in Music
Kentucky picker demures
"...Boys with childhood friend Keith Whitley at 16, the prodigy remained awed and wondrously naïve. Through the bluegrass revival..."

May 30, 2014 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Entroducing... Applied Pressure
ATX crew celebrates three years with a live ode to DJ Shadow
"...pianist. “We’re ecstatic Austin gets to watch such a prodigy.”..."

April 11, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Great Expectations
Sarah Jarosz returns to her roots – the Old Settler's Music Festival
"...my home festival," Jarosz says simply, the onetime mandolin prodigy now a college graduate, two-time Grammy nominee, and newly..."

April 11, 2014 Music Feature by Abby Johnston

SXSW Film Review: 'The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz'
Lamenting a death by celebrating a life
"...Swartz’s life as a precocious child, a young computer prodigy, and finally a brilliant thinker and activist who both..."

March 8, 2014 SXSW Post by Michael King

About a Boy
On Aaron Swartz, the NSA, and the complicated story of digital reality
"...that he did. It's not that he was a prodigy or a genius; it's that he was curious and..."

March 7, 2014 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Playback: The New Vulcan Gas Company
You heard right, hippie – a new Vulcan Gas Company
"...In the latter category, garage prodigy Ty Segall headlines the Spider House Rager at the..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Sons of Fathers Residency
A month of Tuesdays at the Mohawk begins tonight
"...The future co-bandleaders kept running into each other and..."

Jan. 14, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Yes Yes: Sundance Announces 2014 Class
Austinites a-plenty in Competition and NEXT slates
"...Aaron Swartz / U.S.A. (Director: Brian Knappenberger) — Programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz achieved groundbreaking work in..."

Dec. 4, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

ACL Live Shot (Second Weekend): Sons of Fathers
Cauthen and Beck’s piercing howls
"...Cauthen and Beck present a dynamic tandem. The former..."

Oct. 12, 2013 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Sarah Jarosz
"...stomp out her fiery bluegrass style, the Austin-born/Wimberley-woodshedded mandolin prodigy enrolled in Boston's New England Conservatory of Music and..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Music Review by Abby Johnston

Top 10 Pickathon Highlights
Celebrating 15 years of Portland, Oregon’s woodland festival
"...like lethargic lullabies, but a visceral rendition of Childish Prodigy’s “Freak Train,” with searing sax and off-the-rails Krautrock percussion,..."

Aug. 7, 2013 Music Post by Austin Powell

Finding Out 'What Maisie Knew'
Scott McGehee and David Siegel find the magic line for child actors
"...divide between Flora Cross playing the 11 year old prodigy Elise, and Aprile as the six year old Maisie,..."

July 12, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A New Life for 'A Band Called Death'
Detroit rock & rollers resurrected through Drafthouse Films
"...here. David, the oldest brother, the visionary and guitar prodigy of the band, died in 2000. He never saw..."

June 28, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Chaos in Tejas Live (First Night): Meyhem Lauren/Roc Marciano
If a rapper raps and nobody’s there to hear it...
"...a lesson or two from Mobb Deep’s duo of Prodigy and Havoc, he implored the fading audience to make..."

May 31, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Clear As 'Mud'
Writer/director Jeff Nichols dishes the dirt on his third feature
"...on the last two of my films is this prodigy guy that we went to school with that went..."

April 26, 2013 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Recommended Reading: ‘The Carriage House’
BookPeople hosts former Austinite Louisa Hall
"...in the triumphs of his daughters: actress Elizabeth, tennis prodigy Diana, and feisty Izzy. But the carriage house has..."

March 19, 2013 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Spotlight: Bernie Worrell Orchestra
P-Funk original channels divine rhythm
"...ever seen. The Wizard of Woo was a child prodigy well before Dr. Funkenstein rubbed relaxer on his dome,..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Invaluable Information
Technology, privacy, hacking, and legislating in the new Digital Age
"...those guys, a white-hat hacker, and he was a prodigy, a very young guy with a deep grasp of..."

March 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

What to Expect From Game On Austin
A clickable guide to the participating studios and their games
"...on their website. That way you’ll look like a prodigy when you show up to their booth...."

Oct. 18, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

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