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… And God Spoke (the making of …)
" show the un-making of the film ...And God Spoke, since the production starts strong, with studio backing, a..."

Nov. 4, 1994 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Broken Spoke Patriarch James White Passes at 81
Country lifer and family built a honky-tonk heaven here on Earth
"...Broken Spoke owner James White, an unwavering supporter of country music..."

Jan. 24, 2021 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Contextualizing Broken Spoke Owner James White
Honky-tonky lifer died of congestive heart failure at age 81
"...When James White opened the Broken Spoke in 1964, the barn-red building at 3201 S. Lamar..."

Jan. 29, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

What the Broken Spoke's Historic Designation Could Mean for Music Venue Preservation
Honky-tonk could join sites eyed for city venue investments
"...Legendary South Lamar honky-tonk the Broken Spoke appears headed toward historic landmark status, a city designation..."

Nov. 18, 2022 Music Feature by Chad Swiatecki

Faster Than Sound: Is the Broken Spoke Too Broken?
Allegations of intolerant behavior at the honky-tonk arise following Queer Eye feature
"...White, longtime two-step instructor at local institution the Broken Spoke...."

Jan. 14, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Austin Film Festival: “Spoke” & Crazy Carl and His Man-Boobs
Docs cheer a legendary dancehall and a favorite hometown weirdo
"...The Broken Spoke is, if not the Mecca of Austin-worship, at least..."

Oct. 29, 2014 Screens Post by Michael Agresta

Broken Spoke Legends
James White counts down the Broken Spoke's greatest hits
"...apartment complexes, and shopping centers that surround the Broken Spoke, owner James White reflects that when he opened the..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

The Broken Spoke: Austin's Legendary Honky-Tonk
"...As the Broken Spoke rolls through its fifth decade, the local honky-tonk finally..."

June 16, 2017 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

The Broken Spoke’s Terri White & More Featured on Queer Eye
Locally-filmed reality show picks three Austin music subjects
"...the platinum blonde, tough-as-nails two-step instructor at the Broken Spoke. The Fab Five overhaul White’s home and style while..."

Jan. 2, 2022 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Vortex Repertory Company's The Way She Spoke
At the Vortex, Isaac Gomez's drama made us remember the lost women of Juárez
"...It was when the names were spoken that things got real. Up to that moment, everything..."

Jan. 26, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Tim Doyle's 'Unreal Estate II' debuts at San Francisco's Spoke Art Gallery
Where Serenity lands, the TARDIS occurs, and there's a certain Abbey …
" of the series, also presented by San Francisco's Spoke Art Gallery, sold out instantly. Which kind of stunned..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Robert Faires' Top 10 Works That Spoke to Me About 2020
Throughout 2020, performances and books seemed to contain messages about the year – its trials, its traumas, and its echoes in history

Dec. 18, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Last September, Late Iron Age Sonic Architect Wade Allison Spoke About Composing a Crossover Metal Standard
Eighteen days after the death of Power Trip frontman we uncover an unseen interview with the late guitarist

Sept. 25, 2020 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Al Franken: God Spoke
The film follows around comedian and politico Franken without managing to either inflame or inspire the viewer or add much new information to Franken's already well-documented history.

Oct. 6, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Waltz Across Texas
Is the Broken Spoke being edged off South Lamar?
"...boot-scoot across the sawdust-free dance floor of the Broken Spoke early on this summer Saturday night, led by Terry..."

Aug. 2, 2013 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Dance Hall Days
New doc celebrates Austin institution the Broken Spoke
"...their documentary Honky Tonk Heaven: Legend of the Broken Spoke, making its world premiere at SXSW this year, the..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Doug Freeman

Ten Years of "Unreal Estate" at Cloud Tree Gallery
Oh, the places you only wish you could go!
" – featuring silk-screened, hand-pulled prints – at the Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco. The level of response,..."

Aug. 10, 2022 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Murdered Women of Juárez Find a Voice Onstage
Isaac Gomez’s one-woman show The Way She Spoke
"...When he first approached her about The Way She Spoke, Karen Rodriguez was more than a little nervous. She..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Faster Than Sound: The College Kids Are Alright
First-ever KVRX Fest offers a buzzing platform for indie artists, Symphony Square, and industry-aspiring students. Also, Broken Spoke daughter Ginny White-Peacock needs "robot legs."
"...grow into something much bigger." Benefit for the Broken Spoke's Ginny White-Peacock..."

May 17, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Luv Doc Recommends: Jeff Hughes & Chaparral
Broken Spoke, Wednesday, December 21, 2011
" overhyped it makes them seem artificial. The Broken Spoke is one of those pockets. Yes, it's been called..."

Dec. 16, 2011 Column by The Luv Doc

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Commission Considers a Black Live Music Fund
Envisioning a Black Live Music Fund and fixing the Broken Spoke
"...Musicians Mobley and Eimaral Sol (née Laramie Pouncy) also spoke in support of a fund for Black musicians...."

July 10, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

One in a Crowd: Honky Tonk Heaven
Doc on the legendary Broken Spoke seeks finishing funds
"...looming development (for now): world famous dancehall the Broken Spoke. The new doc Honky Tonk Heaven has been in..."

Oct. 19, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Review: ManinPasta
Italian food crafted with love just down the road from the Broken Spoke
" on South Lamar down the road from Broken Spoke. The food is clearly legit, but that's not what..."

April 6, 2018 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Patriots Day
The hunt for the Boston Marathon bombers
"...heartfelt shoutout to the Boston Strong mystique when he spoke before the first Red Sox game after the tragedy...."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

From the Vaults: Ahnuld's Director's American Debut
Looking back at our Q&A with 'Last Stand' director Kim Jee-woon
"...When the Chronicle spoke with South Korean filmmaker Kim Jee-woon in 2011, he..."

Jan. 19, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Tuesday's Not Gone
A smattering of Tuesday night music clubs.
"...Hardcore Country is back at the Broken Spoke. This homey little aggregation of local and national legends..."

Oct. 16, 2007 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Living Proof: HIV and the Pursuit of Happiness
"...from different backgrounds and different walks of life. They spoke in interviews with the camera crew, they posed for..."

March 4, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Michael Kaiser Has Ideas About What's Next for the Arts
The arts management expert spoke to Austin arts groups about the future, and the key word is “community”
" be a key word in the hour Kaiser spoke to Austin. It showed up again and again as..."

June 5, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

UT Dance Repertory Theatre’s Fall for Dance
Work after work in this program emphatically spoke to current events, to the here and now
"...The word was spoken by one of the dancers in a cluster of..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Arts Review by Robert Faires

More Staff Turmoil at Whip In
Following layoffs, some staff quit in protest
"...go on Tuesday, according to multiple former employees who spoke with the Chronicle Wednesday night...."

Nov. 9, 2017 Food Post by Jack Craver

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