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Notes on Mad Dogs
If you were young, talented, and a little crazy in the old Austin, you may have answered to the bizarre title of "Mad Dog."
"...and painters -- who lived in Texas, mostly in Austin, in the late Sixties and early Seventies who partied..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Little Hotel on the Prairie
Proposed hotel and golf course would be constructed on city-owned parkland.
"...utilitarian beginnings, our lakes have caught the fancy of Austinites who are eager to throw lots of money into..."

March 24, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Stink Is All Over
The BS Improv & Sketch Comedy Fest Takes Over Austin
"...the antics of companies like The Lindbergh Babies, Baloney Rodeo, Legitimate Freaks, The Oxymorons, Fat Guy on a Bike,..."

April 17, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

In Person
@Austin Debuts
"...11. Smartly dressed baby boomers from in and around Austin drank soft drinks, nibbled cookies, and viewed the unveiling..."

June 27, 1997 Books Feature

The Write Place
The Austin Heart of Film Festival
"...One Austin film organization, the Austin Heart of Film Festival (AHFF),..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

Day Trips
The Rodeo Heritage Museum in Dublin, Texas, tells the story of the beginnings of the modern rodeo
"...The Rodeo Heritage Museum in Dublin, Texas, tells the nearly forgotten..."

March 23, 2007 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Watchmen
Three documentaries shine a light on playing to the audience
"...At first glance, documentaries about a prison rodeo, a viral-video sensation, and two improv actors don't seem..."

March 13, 2009 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Honky-tonk Crowd
"...22. There's still so much to do at the Austin-Travis County Livestock Show & Rodeo between now and Sunday...."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

Day Trips
Central Texas rodeos feature some of the finest live-action entertainment in the Lone Star State
"...Central Texas rodeos feature some of the best live-action entertainment in the..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

How to Be a Popular Girl
What will shy novelist Sarah Bird do now that she's back in the limelight, Dick Holland asks in this profile of the author of The Yokota Officers Club.
"...Boyfriend School, The Mommy Club, and Virgin of the Rodeo. Each novel is accompanied by rave notices: a starred..."

June 22, 2001 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Recurring Character
Four Texas writers on fathers and sons
"...in great detail, but you'd be dead wrong. Whenever Austin store clerks, nurses, or mechanics told them "Your son..."

June 17, 2005 Books Feature

Cowboys and Controversy
Kyle Henry and the Texas Documentary Tour
"...photograph by Todd V. Wolfson Austin filmmaker Kyle Henry's hour-long documentary American Cowboy - which..."

May 8, 1998 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Naked City
Bike rodeo contains a message amidst its madness
"...die" and "no brakes, no problem," the Cyclecide Bike Rodeo, a San Francisco-based road show that features a selection..."

Nov. 5, 2004 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Postmarks
Quote of the week: "You, my hyphenated friend, are an ambassador of evil."
"...remove their equipment for the show. Within minutes an Austin Police Department officer pulled up and told them they..."

March 17, 2000 Column

Postmarks
We are wrong, wrong, wrong. So is golf.
"...us who are C-SPAN junkies expect better from The Austin Chronicle...."

March 10, 2000 Column

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Spring is the season for Texas travel
"...of artifacts and stories illustrating the musical connection between Austin and Nashville during the 1970s. The re-creation of the..."

Feb. 29, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: June Events Roundup
No more pencils, no more books, just tons of fun for everyone
"...store, bakery, and cafe has been offering travelers between Austin and Houston comfort since 1912. Hruska’s and Store Bakery,..."

May 31, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: August Events Roundup
Texas fun is heating up with grape stomps, outlaw festivals, and rodeos
"...would make a great softball field for Houston vs. Austin tournaments. What better place to play softball than next..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

The Cowboy Song
Thin Lizzy's 'Cowboy Song' comes alive in rodeo vet turned Red Dirt ranger Ryan Bingham
"...seeking his eight seconds of fame on the Southwest rodeo circuit. In the time that's passed since that Marfa..."

June 5, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Food-o-File
It's time for the Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo, and all of the victuals that come with it
"...If Austin has a busier community events calendar than the month..."

March 12, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

After a Fashion
More star sightings at ACL and Stephen dishes with Fox
"...magazine that was at the San José hotel during Austin City Limits for celebs, musicians, and media – the..."

Sept. 28, 2007 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...move the children's hospital out of the heart of Austin ["Postmarks," Nov. 8]. He is clearly right when he..."

Nov. 22, 2002 Column

Day Trips & Beyond: February Events Roundup
February fun in the Year of the Dog
"...Sixty-one miles northeast of Austin and a world away, Rockdale is small-town America at..."

Jan. 31, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: September Events Roundup
Autumn events you ought to check out
"...Diane Kelly will be in attendance. Jeff Guinn of Austin will receive the A.C. Greene Award. It will be..."

Aug. 30, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Boots, Buckles, & Spurs
50 Songs Celebrate 50 Years of Cowboy
"...still nothing that compares to the immaculate yodel of Austin's late Don Walser, even if his "Cowpoke" is awkwardly..."

Dec. 12, 2008 Music Review by Doug Freeman

After a Fashion
Somehow, Stephen has managed to milk attention to his birthday out of another week's column. You'd think they happen more frequently than once a year … perhaps at his age, they do? Plus, some Vivid cowboy news for those who may read this column for different reasons …
"...an excellent array of packages that make fabulous gifts (www.austin-day-spa.com). I walked out feeling totally relaxed, plucked, prodded, pampered,..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Adult Rodeo
"...Adult RodeoTough Titty (Kinson Music) Although their moniker sounds more like..."

March 12, 2004 Music Review by Greg Beets

It Takes Two
Asking local musical couples what it's like to do everything together
"...X or something," says Aaron Blount, principal songwriter for Austin etherealists Knife in the Water. "There's that male-female thing,..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

What Hath Uncle Tupelo Wrought?
Alternative Country's Second Wave
"...every corner. Country-rock is definitely back, including here in Austin, where we naturally have some contributors to the fray...."

Nov. 10, 1995 Music Feature

Music Reviews
"...perfected on Uncle Tupelo's swan song Anodyne (recorded in Austin), and seemed fresh while cementing the band as "roots..."

Nov. 10, 1995 Music Feature

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