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A Mixed Farewell to ACC's Fonté
ACC President Richard Fonté steps down and reflects on his administration and its discontents
"...still speak highly of departing Austin Community College President Richard Fonté, it also isn't difficult to find the sound..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
The college's president will depart a year ahead of schedule
"...As previously promised, the Austin Community College president, Dr. Richard Fonté, will be stepping down next year, but he'll..."

Nov. 21, 2003 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Winter Heat Wave at ACC
The heat is on Austin Community College President Richard Fonté.
"...I can take the heat," Austin Community College President Richard Fonté assured the crowd at a meeting of the..."

March 8, 2002 News Feature by Cathy Vaughan

Your Neighbors, Your Money: ACC Looks for Support
Austin Community College seeks to build support for a tax referendum even as a state audit blasts ACC leaders.
"...image after noisy battles between the administration of President Richard Fonté and much of the ACC community. For months,..."

Dec. 6, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Wop-bop-a-loo-bop
Little Richard, the pompadour himself, raps a little
"...and transformed it into rock & roll, surely Little Richard and Chuck Berry did the same from the R&B..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...interim president of Austin Community College, replacing the departing Richard Fonté. The 53-year-old Kinslow, a longtime ACC administrator, is..."

Dec. 5, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

May 4 Election
It's time to pick ACC Board members again.
"...to get back into the black, ACC President Dr. Richard Fonté suggested a number of cutbacks -- including wide-scale..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Cathy Vaughan

Transcending Transgression
Richard Kern abandons hysteria for erotica
"...Watching a Richard Kern film is akin to having your eyes replaced..."

Nov. 19, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

When the Dog Bites
Richard Rodgers knew well the dog's bite, the bee's sting, plagued as he was by inner demons, personal trials, and psychic pain. Yet he was able somehow to produce from this dark world music of sweetness and light.
"...In actuality, though, Richard Rodgers was no Mister Rogers. As a new biography..."

Nov. 30, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Slow Biz of Show Biz
A conversation between filmmakers Richard Linklater and Rachel Tsangari
"...Richard Linklater met Rachel Tsangari when he cast her in..."

March 2, 2001 Screens Feature

Bringing Out the Dead
Swiss documentary maker Richard Dindo considers himself a "portraitist or biographer of those who are no longer with us." This week, he brings two films : about revolutionary Che Guevara and writer Jean Genet : to town as part of the Austin Film Society's Texas Documentary Tour.
"...Swiss documentary maker Richard Dindo has been called the "memory composer"; his films,..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Screen Door Jesus
Kirk Davis’ slick, locally produced film, adapted from the stories of Christopher Cook, plunges into Texas' small-town religious mores and comes up with some insightful revelations in this character-driven pastiche.
"...Dorn, Myk Watford, Alaina Kalanj, Mark Dalton, Scarlett McAlister, Richard Dillard, Eugene P. Williams, Silvia Moore and Franchelle S...."

Oct. 14, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Back in the Mirror
First-time director Niels Mueller on 'The Assassination of Richard Nixon'
"...Niels Mueller's The Assassination of Richard Nixon manages the rare trick of not only being..."

Jan. 21, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Meet the New Bosses
Long Center director Cliff Redd and ALO director Richard Buckley compare notes on leading an arts institution, the challenges they face, and being new to Austin
"...That's the case for both Richard Buckley and Cliff Redd. Buckley was hired last year..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

I Know That Voice ...
Richard Elfman revisits 'Forbidden Zone'
"..."I'm a little hung over right now," Richard Elfman says by phone from his Los Angeles home...."

July 30, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Hot Spot
How Richard MacKinnon and the Wireless City Project are making Austin the center of the tech universe – again
"...Richard MacKinnon is changing the city of Austin on a..."

June 11, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

ACC Chooses Robert Aguero
The ACC board of trustees selects Robert Aguero as the college's new president
"...replace Stephen Kinslow, who became interim president when long-embattled Richard Fonté quit in January, a year before his contract..."

April 23, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Austin Filmmaking, Ten Years After
Film director Richard Linklater interviews Bob Ray, the director of the new Austin-made movie Rock Opera, about the Austin Film scene over the past 10 years.
"...Ten years ago this summer, in 1989, Richard Linklater and crew took to the streets of Austin..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Think Outside the Book
Eric Schlosser on Richard Linklater's adaptation of his Fast Food Nation
"...affect and are affected by the industry – by Richard Linklater. A marketing executive for a fast-food burger empire,..."

Nov. 17, 2006 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Securing the Substance
Richard Linklater on his adaptation of 'A Scanner Darkly'
"...Richard Linklater's A Scanner Darkly is so trippily in touch..."

July 7, 2006 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Bigger Stakes
Richard Linklater on remixing 'The Bad News Bears'
"...A week prior to the theatrical release of Richard Linklater's Bad News Bears last Friday, locating an unrented..."

July 29, 2005 Screens Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Flicking the Switch
An interview with New York playwright and director Richard Maxwell, who has developed a following for his work featuring painstakingly realistic language rendered onstage by actors who move, speak, and sing seemingly without expression.
"...Richard Maxwell writes and directs his own plays, for which..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Arts Feature by Steve Moore

Slack Where We Started
Richard Linklater and John Pierson Ponder 'Slacker' and Its Aftermath
"...During the summer of 1989, Richard Linklater and a merry band of Austin filmmakers shot..."

June 29, 2001 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

May 3 a Turning Point for ACC
The ACC community comes together to support the May 3 financial propositions
"...feud between the faculty and the administration of President Richard Fonté. Because of the internecine problems, English professor Joe..."

April 18, 2003 News Feature by Michael May

ACC Budget Axe Swings: Will It Miss Students?
The governor's 7% budget cut means drastic -- and ill-timed -- choices for Austin Community College.
"...enact a tuition increase, and Ferrell said ACC President Richard Fonté opposes the idea and would like to see..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Walter Howerton Jr

Lucid Assembly
Richard Kelly on 'Donnie Darko: The Director's Cut'
"...to me to clear up the misconceptions," 29-year-old filmmaker Richard Kelly explains, "because I don't want [viewers] to think..."

Aug. 27, 2004 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Naked City
News and happening from Austin and beyond
"...the tempestuous years when relations between past ACC President Richard Fonté and just about everyone else were famously tense...."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Two Schools of Thought
The upcoming ACC and AISD elections share a ballot but address different challenges
"...faculty who met specific criteria. Finally, the resignation of Richard Fonté – announced prior to last year's bond election..."

April 30, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
Breaking news from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...Austin Community College President Richard Fonté announced his resignation, effective Jan. 5, to accept..."

Nov. 21, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
Three highly amusing and personable comic actors skewer, pun, and cook their way through all 37 of Shakespeare's plays in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a show that launches the Austin Shakespeare Festival's 20th anniversary season with a bang, a few whacks, and a lot of laughs.
"...and improvisations by this cast). Directors Guy Roberts and Richard Fonté wisely give their trio a long leash, and..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

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