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Playback: Off With Their Fez!
Lovejoys gets priced off of Sixth Street, Swan Dive pulls back from live music, and the Blind Pets plot their own fundraising scheme.
"...showcased larger-than-life acts including Roky Erickson and Gogol Bordello. Credit longtime employee Marcello Murphy for the unlikely venue's musical..."

July 20, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Best Bar Ambience
TIE: Red Fez, Club DeVille
"...One step into the Red Fez's Moroccan-themed ambience feels like world travel approximated (with..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Best of Austin Feature

Bargains in the Mist
Where to find the missing link
"...Paul Frank Wallet – Plastic, red and blue striped w/ monkey – $15..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Features Feature

After a Fashion
Wanna know a 'Chronicle' secret? It runs in the family: Margaret Moser spends a lot of energy fantasizing being able to recast all the roles in 'Grease.' In this issue, Brother Stephen has some epiphanies over the possibilities of a modern remake of 'Valley of the Dolls'!
"...comparisons have to be made, then at least she's compared to some of the finest vocalists in the world...."

Aug. 13, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Graffiti on the Superhighway
The digital age has ushered a new era in visual art, with the Internet offering artists a new medium for the creation of art, an infinite space to display their work, and a marketing tool. But with this expansion of creative opportunities come sticky questions of ownership and the communal experience of art.
"...The Red Fez on Fifth Street fizzed like an underground rave..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Arts Feature by Rob Curran

After a Fashion
Guess who your Style Avatar flitted around town with this week? Check out this first installment about international salon god José Eber's visit to Austin.
"...I'm in town; you know everything." Not quite, I assured him, but it wasn't difficult to persuade him to..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

UK Calling
Damon Albarn leads SXSW 07's UK act armada. Again.
"...go when there's no more Liberty Lunch? If you answered 6 feet underground, you get no biscuits with your..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar takes you on a tour of two local, innovative businesses: Cush Cush and Big Red Sun.
"...Dylan Robertson named their architectural and landscaping company, Big Red Sun, after a Lucinda song. It was fun to..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Oooh, the fall fashion doin's are doin', what with the Austin appearance of national fashionista Leon Hall, Club DeVille's Fall Fashion Extravaganza, and The Austin Chronicle's own upcoming Drag Ball. Whooo!
"...9pm-1am at the cool new Le Privilege, 10th & Red River. Tickets are $10, and proceeds will benefit LGRL..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The Guerrilla 'Escape'
'Escape From Tomorrow' crew talks Disney-dodging at Fantastic Fest
"...Post-screening, Moore and Graham – both wearing the red fez and Jimmy Buffet-y guayabera of the film’s Dad..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

L'Étoile (The Star)
You can thank your lucky stars for this opera of big, colorful, bouncy fun
"...been masquerading as the wife of the diplomat who squired her there, and ... well, you get the idea...."

Feb. 5, 2010 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Hatch chiles weather the storm, Jane King leaves Central Market for Patricia's Lunchbox, Bill Norris of Fino heads to Queensland with his Bee Sting, and Bennigan's lives on while Ararat goes nomadic
"...Hatch Valley. However, the mayor's office in Hatch, N.M., assured me last week that the crop did not suffer..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Rock the Bike Tonight
Pedal-powered dance party tonight.
"...make stops at Zen on South Congress and at Red Fez downtown. Rock the Bike also sells boss cycle..."

Oct. 1, 2007 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Off the Record
"...Sounds label and starts a new monthly residency at Red Fez on Wednesday, further complicating their intense itinerary. DJ..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Music Column

The Belmont
Going beyond the interior design and clientele
"...lovers, but given the owner's experience with bars (the Red Fez, Betsy's Bar, and Hi-Lo), my guess is they..."

Dec. 1, 2006 Food Review by Wes Marshall

After a Fashion
Stephen weighs in on the Belmont and what Dubya might be reading these days...
"...and successful, but Requiem was breathtaking. No, it was incredible – visually stunning, technically jaw-dropping, and unbelievably moving. And..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Best New Club Design
" Lucky Lounge, Uchi, Mercury Hall, Betsy's Bar, Hi-Lo, Red Fez, and the Lavaca Street Bar, the Belmont is..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Best of Austin Feature

After a Fashion
Stephen is deeply touched by a pack of racers headed north to Alaska – and no, it's not the Iditarod
"...mascara, it would have been all over my face. Sponsored by Sense Corp and company co-founder Brian Garsson, the..."

Sept. 1, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Travel across Texas with your Style Avatar, and how was Stitch?
"...last chance to make a break for it. So Alfred, Mark, and his boyfriend, Ceron, kidnapped me and took..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Why everyone loves Alan Durham's Sex Drive; Trophy's and a slew of other music-sharing venues reshape the scene
"...Ross, Little Steven Van Zandt, and Ron Wood. Locally, Redd Volkaert, Jon Dee Graham, and James McMurtry head a..."

July 8, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar has been hitting the gay male porn sites again. (Again.) And this time he comes back with a real mouthful. OK, that joke was too easy ... he's comes back with a critical treatise. There.
"...– plucked, waxed, shaved, riddled with razor bumps and covered from head to toe in Vaseline. He's spread out..."

June 3, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Best Digital Networking
Austin Museum of Digital Art
" the Austin community. Monthly Digital Showcases at the Red Fez showcase the talents of digital musicians and artists..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Short Cuts
A report from the Vanity Fair Oscars party and other film-related news and upcoming events.
"...once again -- lost in the mail, but rest assured Austin was represented in style nonetheless. BookPeople's Advertising and..."

April 6, 2001 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

After a Fashion
Our Style Avatar discovers dirt cheap cigs and trumpets the extravagant Bikes & Babes in Toyland benefit.
"...cartons, the savings begin to make sense. So I ordered two, which came to a total of $49 --..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Music of the Spheres
Sinatra in the Sahara
"...photograph by David Lynch..."

July 9, 1999 Music Feature by David Lynch

Power On
Top 10 games of 2012
"...sort of statement against triple-A releases – in fact, Dishonored and XCOM: Enemy Unknown are two very honorable mentions..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

WWII espionage thriller can't hold a candle to Casablanca
"...Directed by: Robert Zemeckis. Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Lizzy Caplan, Simon McBurney, Matthew Goode, Anton Lesser,..."

Nov. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Joystick Joy
Two mediums, same ethos at play in 'Indie Game: The Movie'
" follows Phil Fish as he struggles to complete Fez, which has been in the works for five years,..."

March 9, 2012 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Gay Place
What an excellent day for an exorcism
"...we? Thu., May 19, 9pm. Cheer Up Charlies, 900 Red River. Free."

May 20, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Playback: Saving Souls at the Electric Church
New venue the Electric Church converts local psychics, and Samuel Grey Horse recounts his mule variations
"...canonized as patron saints. Liquid light shows, meanwhile, are considered the sacrament. And Sunday service has been replaced with..."

June 2, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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