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House of Fools
"...Yelena Fomina, Marina Politsejmako and Bryan Adams. The esteemed Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky, who made a couple of well-regarded..."

June 13, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

House of Sand and Fog
Moody and offbeat adaptation of Andre Dubus III bestseller heralds strong debut for new director and dandy performances by Jennifer Connelly and Ben Kingsley.
"...a feather in the cap of director Perelman, a Russian émigré who debuts here as a feature filmmaker after..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Day Trips: Ruth Paine House Museum, Irving
At first it might seem rather macabre to visit the house where the accused Lee Harvey Oswald spent his last night of freedom
"...The Ruth Paine House Museum in Irving tells a little-known side story to..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

#ACreads: 'The Hundred-Year House'
Chat about Rebecca Makkai's ghost story/satire/mystery Aug. 25
"...We initially chose The Hundred-Year House as August's Austin Chronicle Book Club selection for the..."

Aug. 13, 2014 Books Post by Amy Gentry

Levitation Live Shot: Brutus, Russian Circles, Deafheaven
Like a hurricane
"...15 minutes into the 50-minute opening of the Sargent House showcase both indoors and outside. “Techno” – “I’m gonna..."

Nov. 9, 2019 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The Mob House Rules
Trail of Dead introduces their new epic release to the world
"...and rusted patio furniture of campus-area coffee den Spider House. The clicking laptops and hum of hipster conversation are..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

From Russia, With Love
More than 20 years after the Soviet Union fell, Austin finally experiences some culinary glasnost
"...The first thing one sees upon walking into Russian House is the giant taxidermied black bear guarding a..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Russian House
Nightclub meets little-old-lady quaint at the delicious, ambitious Russian House
"...Russian House307 E. Fifth, 428-5442 Mon.-Fri., 11am-2am; Sat.-Sun., 9am-2am www.russianhouseofaustin.com..."

March 29, 2013 Food Review by Rachel Feit

Austin Chefs Share Their Holiday Traditions
Try something completely different this year
"...uncles, cousins, grandma, and grandpa – gathers at someone's house and we have a large feast," says Flórez. "We..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Point Austin: Beyond Fire and Fury
Trump's White House follies obscure a deeper trail of corruption
"...I haven't yet read the hot new D.C. White House exposé, Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury. It only seems..."

Jan. 12, 2018 News Column by Michael King

The Brunch Bunch
Heavenly hash, Bloody Mary bars, and eggs six ways to Sunday
"...accessible this weekend. Virginia B. Wood Downtown Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden79 Rainey, 512/386-1656 Sunday brunch, 11am-3pm www.bangersaustin.com..."

March 14, 2014 Food Feature

Moscow Now, Here
The New Russian Drama Festival opens a hotline to the culture of Russia today
"...Russians have been taking to the streets all year. On..."

March 9, 2012 Arts Feature by Dan Solomon

Food-o-File
Austin's Weekly Food News
"...round of restaurant news: Narrie Anderson of Sweden, and Russian-born Varda Sulkey met playing college basketball and now the..."

June 8, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Peacemaker
"...Dr. Julia Kelly, the acting head of the White House Nuclear Smuggling Group (!), are called in to make..."

Sept. 26, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...her own H&M clothing line. – Kevin Curtin Acid House Ragas..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Waste Not
Local groups work to "rescue" food from loss and landfills
"...in Austin in Octo­ber with two partner restaurants – Russian House (Downtown), and Cedro, near Lake­line Mall. Smith says..."

Feb. 20, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Air Force One
"...one night, the legendary presidential bird is hijacked by Russian ultra-nationalists (led by Oldman) intent on securing the release..."

July 25, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
First night SXSW Music recommendations and hints
"...an elated EDM vibe. Their chart-topping "Blind Heart" lays house grooves atop Terri B!'s swaggering vox. – Marc Savlov..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

Wondrous FIFA 2014 World Cup Watching
Enjoy fútbol with international style and comfort at these restaurants
"...Bahia, a place near and dear to my heart. Russian House NaZdorovye307 E. Fifth..."

June 13, 2014 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Who’s Open for Private Parties?
Because the dining-out crowd is less madding when it’s just your peops
"...anonymous revelers, wasn’t it? It was like having a house party with your besties – except in a fancier..."

May 22, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Hungry at Trib Fest? Here Are 14 of Our Favorite Restaurants.
A sampling of interior Mexican cuisine to dim sum in Downtown Austin
"...baked bread and pastries, brats and a muffaletta, and house-made Chex Mix. And yes, they’ve also got that delectable..."

Sept. 13, 2018 Chron Events Post

17th Annual Animation Show of Shows
Don Hertzfeldt's “World of Tomorrow” caps this mostly nifty program
"...and Elizabeth Laprelle) narrates “The Ballad of Holland Island House,” about the slow demise of a house set on..."

April 1, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Good Sports
Austin food should go to bat
"...CLAWstin (Austin's Collective of Lady Arm Wrestlers): Russian House Is it so wrong to cultivate Cold War..."

April 10, 2015 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Pawn Sacrifice
Fictionalized tale of famed chess bout between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky
"...aloof actor, so often playing an outsider (The Cider House Rules, Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man pictures), and he can finesse..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Muppets Most Wanted
This re-energized franchise has found its second wind: The Muppets' eighth movie proves that eight is not enough.
"...icing on the cake is the dastardly Constantine, a Russian supercriminal who’s a dead ringer for Kermit, except for..."

March 21, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Food Events
Jan. 25-29
"...› NOLA-Russian Fusion Dinner Guest chef Henri Alciatore joins Russian chef..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Food Column

Gotta Lotta Restaurant News
Restaurants opening, trailers moving so fast our heads are spinning
"...their delectable baked goods. . . . The new Pinthouse Pizza (4729 Burnet Rd) got open in time to..."

Oct. 31, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Orphan
A married couple adopts a child who turns their lives into a horror show in this atmospheric, above-average but overlong addition to the "cuddly hellspawn" genre.
"...the vegetable-eating actor/producer/greenie.) Director Collet-Serra has 2005's efficiently disturbing House of Wax do-over to his credit, and here he..."

July 31, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The White Countess
The final collaboration between director Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant is a gorgeous slice of Merchant Ivoryisms (thanks in large part to the lushly vertiginous cinematography of DP Christopher Doyle) that nevertheless fails to equal the team’s greatest works.
"...respite from the fawning boorishness of, say, Big Momma’s House 2 for being just this shade shy of perfection...."

Feb. 3, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles
The transcendent history of one of the greatest musicals ever
"...Based on stories written by Russian author Sholem Aleichem (first collected in 1894 as Tevye..."

Sept. 13, 2019 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

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