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Choir at the Cactus Helps Shy Singers Find Their Voice
Monthly program pairs brews with rock favorites
"...Confession: I’m a shower singer. A crank-the-volume-roll-down-the-windows-and-belt-out-the-Talking-Heads-on-the-highway singer. A wouldn’t-be-caught-dead-in-a-karaoke-bar-but-tries-to-hit-the-high-notes-in-“Take On Me”-while-making-chocolate-chip-cookies singer...."

Sept. 4, 2019 Music Post by Roxy Bonafont

Theatre in the Round (Rock)
Penfold Theatre makes its entrance up north – where it's always wanted to be
"...companies spring from the fertile soil of our creative capital, most of them launching with the same dream: to..."

Aug. 6, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

What's Love Got to Do With it
"...movies for a while now, Hollywood has never known quite what to do with her, casting her solely as..."

June 18, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Preaching to the Choir
Quiet Company high priest Taylor Muse still has faith all right. It's called trust.
" base you've managed to develop as an independent rock band struggling to make a career in the bleak-as-hell..."

Feb. 17, 2012 Music Feature by Dan Solomon

Playback: Lovers Rock
Announcing the Austin Music Awards and more Valentine's Day mash notes
"...between, bands led by romantic couplings have proven that with music and relationships, everything comes down to chemistry. For..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: I'm Sorry, I Can't Rock You All Night Long
An epic GrulkeFest fires the fall season, including John Prine
"...Maybe it's every music lifer's underlying wish – or at the..."

Sept. 14, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Planet Rock
Austin, Texas, SXSW 2005
"...Erland Øye took the stage about 10 minutes late with only their guitars, reinforcing some folks' suspicions that this..."

March 25, 2005 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

Rock and a Hard Place
Balancing the Austin Music Ledger
"..."If you think it's easy doing one-night stands/ try playing in a rock..."

Dec. 1, 1995 Music Feature

Swimming Upstream With Christelle Bofale’s Fluid Indie Rock
Heritage and heartbreak coalesce into a sea of emotion
"...soulful 22-year-old confessor doesn't like turning down local performance opportunities...."

May 31, 2019 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Fantastic Voyage
For 'The Odyssey,' composer Graham Reynolds goes on a journey with Austin Children's Choir
"...go just about anywhere, musically speaking. To date, his compositional output includes jazz, rock, funk, and even sea shanties..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Calling Down the Fury
Retribution Gospel Choir's LOUDquietLOUD
"...When the Retribution Gospel Choir set up before the altar of the Central Presbyterian..."

May 8, 2008 Music Post by Doug Freeman

What a Tangled WWWeb
"...Shakespeare at Winedale is the latest area arts institution to pop up on the World Wide Web. A..."

Dec. 1, 1995 Arts Column

SXSW Thursday Picks & Sleepers
S.H.I.T. – So Happy It's Thursday blurbs
"...formed Dog Trumpet in 1990 after a successful run with Eighties Australian hitmakers Mental as Anything. Far-ranging pop smarts..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

Austin Pride 2009
Event listings
"...MULTIFAITH PRIDE SERVICE The apex of Pride. The openness, the..."

June 5, 2009 Features Feature

Austin City Limits Music Festival Lineup Unveiled
Fall free-for-all bags 134 acts minus black metal
"...C3 Presents dropped its annual bomb on our fair city minutes ago, revealing..."

May 7, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Kingdom Come
" Doug McHenry. Starring: LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Anthony Anderson, Loretta Devine, Toni Braxton,..."

April 20, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sister Act
"...Directed by: Emile Ardolino. Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel, Mary Wickes, Kathy Najimy and Bill Nunn...."

May 29, 1992 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Chasing Teen Coin
"...“The generally accepted definition of soul music is rhythm & blues that contains..."

Dec. 7, 2007 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Review: American Idiot
Green Day's rock opera is gorgeously gritty, if not truly punk
"...Bass Concert Hall at the opening of the touring edition of the rock opera American Idiot, it was clear..."

Jan. 15, 2014 Arts Post by Stacy Alexander Evans

A Shot in the Arm
"...Stubb’s early Sunday evening to find Alan Sparhawk already writhing through “Destroyer” on his antique, Mahogany-hued Les Paul had..."

May 13, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...CATFISH HAVEN7:30pm, Emo's Annex Ignoring the audacity of the redneck moniker – the trailer park vocalist..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

"...Okay, take a deep breath. Hold it. Exhale. Again. There. Feel better? Look, just calm down...."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Los Zafiros
"...Bossa Cubana (World Circuit/Nonesuch)..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Music Feature

Continued Story
Daniel Johnston's songs find new life in the rock opera Speeding Motorcycle
"...called Glass Eye. We were a very popular and critically acclaimed band, but we never "made it." (If we..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Arts Feature by Kathy McCarty

12 Dank 4/20 Events to Toke on in Austin
It's time to celebrate that sweet leaf that keeps many of us sane
"...It's April 20, and you know what that means. Time..."

April 19, 2019 Chron Events Post

The Kingdom of Heaven
Psychedelic pioneer Powell St. John, on the Right Track Now
"...The band's been playing at least an hour, but it feels like five minutes. Besides "You Really Got Me,"..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Mastodon’s Last Stand
Metal mainstays barely escape sonic tar pits
"...As the third-to-last booking and final rock show before its demise, the Austin Music Hall couldn’t..."

Oct. 29, 2015 Music Post by Michael Toland

Howard Kaylan: Coming Out of His Shell
Two Turtles scurry back to Austin
"...Howard Kaylan’s new book, Shell Shocked: My Life with The Turtles, Flo & Eddie, and Frank Zappa, etc.,..."

June 6, 2013 Music Post by Scott Schinder

Meet Christiane Swenson
You might recognize the surname via South by Southwest
"...Bennett perform as the Tiny Bees, the forming revealing, “It was recorded at the Khabele school in a small..."

March 20, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

SXSW Interview: Vintage Trouble
Explosive rock & soul band wants to get to know you
"...Ever done a three-way... interview? I did, with a trio of the foursome known as Vintage Trouble...."

March 11, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

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