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"...As beguiling and as ephemeral as its titular namesake, Smoke is a movie that draws you in and lingers..."

June 30, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em
The Austin Smoke Experiment takes over Clive Bar on March 10
"...seriously talented Austin cooks. This time, it's all about smoke...."

March 4, 2013 Food Post by Claudia Alarcón

Smoke Signals
This voyage of discovery based on Sherman Alexie's novel tells a story about friendship and father-and-son knots among Couer d'Alene Indians, a tale that resonates on the reservation and off.
"...Indians, but hanging it on the indigenous hook does Smoke Signals a disservice. At once poignant and slyly humorous,..."

July 17, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Brooklyn Brewery Brings The Smoke Experiment To Austin
Clive Bar hosts smoked food cook-off for adults only
"...As I headed to Clive Bar for the Austin Smoke Experiment, an amateur cooking event that was part of..."

March 12, 2013 Food Post by Jourden Sander

Holy Smoke!
"...goodness, what an awful, muddled load of codswallop Holy Smoke! has turned out to be. It's not just bad,..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

ACL Live Shot: Blackberry Smoke
Southern rockers pivot on a “Good One Coming On”
"...Atlanta’s breakout sons of anarchy, Blackberry Smoke, tapped the golden era of Seventies Southern rock as..."

Oct. 4, 2014 Music Post by Nina Hernandez

Council: Where There's Smoke, There's Barbecue
Council takes on barbecue smokers, and smoke gets in their eyes
"...begin an ordinance process to "mitigate the effects of smoke emissions from restaurants and mobile food vendors near residentially..."

April 3, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Where There's Smoke
Across the country, perspectives on the smoking bans offer a very mixed bag
"..."I'm Bill Hicks and I'm dead now because I smoked cigarettes. Cigarettes didn't kill me. Nonsmokers kicked the shit..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Smoke Gets in Your Mouth
" of the new hall playfully counterpoises the meaty, smoke-stained walls of the original. It's a tastefully prosperous addition..."

May 21, 1999 Food Feature

Smoke Signals
Red River's live music venue owners fear Austin's newly proposed smoking ordinance – with good reason
"...guess what? Club owners, bartenders, musicians, and patrons – smokers and nonsmokers – are scared to death. Keep in..."

April 15, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Will The Smoke Clear Before Garcia Leaves Office?
The smoking ban gets preliminary approval but its future remains uncertain.
"...medical opinion has emerged on the dangers of secondhand smoke, other cities have adopted stricter measures, and Austin has..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Smoke This!
Austin voters have a chance to confirm that everybody has a right to breathe free
"...I'm typing this column in a smoke-free workplace. If Chronicle staffers want to smoke, and some..."

April 15, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large: Smoke and Mirrors
The new Austin smoking ordinance is a solution in search of a problem.
"...Let me confess that I've been a smoker for most of my adult life. (People are surprised..."

April 11, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Hot Smoke & Sasafrass
'Hot Smoke & Sasafrass' (and its backstory) returns via the reissue of A Gathering of Promises
"...rock of the Seventies with their 1969 hit, "Hot Smoke & Sasafrass" [sic]. The song was Houston-based International Artists..."

May 7, 2004 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Sasha Velour’s Smoke & Mirrors Is Coming to Town
Pulling back the curtain on this one-queen show, in Austin Oct. 22
"...Emmy-winning RuPaul’s Drag Race described her theatrical drag tour Smoke & Mirrors – traveling to 23 North American cities..."

Oct. 11, 2019 Qmmunity Post by A. Micah Mills

Austin @ Large: The Smoke Unclears
Further adventures in symbolism – and unintended consequences – at City Hall
"...a major defeat, since it still allows people to smoke in public. And the bar and club owners –..."

June 11, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Southern Smoke Collection: Cookware to Support the Community
So you can cook like a pro and help your foodservice fam, stat!
"...proceeds from the sale will go to the Southern Smoke Foundation, a fund for the support and assistance of..."

March 18, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Tobacco-Free Triumph Goes Up in Smoke
The smoking ban won't go into effect until Sept. 1 -- which is another way of saying it's dead.
"...emissions, as well as other indoor-air toxins besides tobacco smoke -- was frankly conceived by Goodman as a poison..."

June 13, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Smoke and Mirrors
Terry Black's isn't quite ready for the big leagues
"...pretty similar; our criticisms were all about seasoning and smoke. Neither style of brisket bore much seasoning and only..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

A Smoke Shop Queer
A day in the life of Getty, the smoke shop fop.
"...Bradford (the cute blonde queer boy who works the smoke shop nightly), and a sushi worker who just stated..."

Sept. 4, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Kate Getty

Austin to Vote Smoke-Free?
Anti-smoking ordinance lands on May 7 ballot
" and public health. Onward Austin responds that second-hand smoke kills – period, and that the ordinance will therefore..."

March 11, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Left Alone, Free-Market Forces Will Make Austin as Smoke-Free as Possible
"...indicated so that no one will be exposed to smoke against their will. Free-market forces will make Austin as..."

June 11, 2004 Postmarks

Clear as Smoke: LCRA May Face Lawsuit Over Fayette Emissions
Environmental groups threaten lawsuit over emissions at Fayette
"...20%). "Opacity is a measure of how dark the smoke is coming out of the smokestack," says Levin. "The..."

June 29, 2012 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Where There's Smoke, There's Vegans
The truth about the Bert's Bar-B-Q fire revealed.
"...– late last week, when a 911 caller reported smoke pouring from Bert's Bar-B-Q on west MLK, the call..."

Jan. 25, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Up in Smoke
Centennial Residents Get Fired Up, Then Shafted
"...apartment above her own in flames. No fire or smoke alarms had been sounded and no sprinkler system was..."

Jan. 24, 1997 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Oysters and Milkshakes and Music and Smoke and – Dip! Dip! Dip!
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Franklin to release a new brew benefiting the Southern Smoke Foundation: Horseshoe Pilsner, a “smooth, light-bodied beer made to..."

Sept. 9, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Problems With Second-Hand Smoke Also Present in Laundry Fragrances
"...the same synthetic chemicals that cause the problems for nonsmokers with second-hand smoke are equally present in laundry fragrances...."

Jan. 31, 2012 Postmarks

Page Two: Bright Light, Hot Smoke
Here we go again: South by Southwest 2011
"...from those wild psychedelic times now long past ("Hot Smoke & Sasafrass"); the Bright Light Social Hour; and the..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Column by Louis Black

Green Mesquite BBQ & More
Central-city barbecue spots
"...they're still going strong. All of their meats are smoked fresh daily over slow-burning, aromatic mesquite wood and served..."

March 2, 2007 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Where There's Smoke, There's a 'Vérité-Enhanced' Legacy
The Texas Documentary Tour: Ross McElwee's 'Bright Leaves'
"...can't legislate how people live their lives." McElwee, who smoked briefly in the past, muses on the seductiveness of..."

Feb. 10, 2006 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

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