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Mark Strand on UT Campus Tonight
Former poet laureate first in MCW spring reading series
"...Mark Strand, one of the greats of contemporary poetry, kicks off..."

Jan. 26, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Drive-In Concerts ATX Presents Strand of Oaks With Ben Ballinger
"...a South Austin field – featuring recent Philadelphia transplant Strand of Oaks and local songwriter Ben Ballinger (also the..."

May 22, 2020 Photo Gallery

ACL Review: Strand of Oaks
Sadcore singer-songwriter rides a Crazy Horse
"...Philadelphia’s Timothy Showalter, aka Strand of Oaks, doesn’t look like the sensitive troubadour of..."

Oct. 5, 2015 Music Post by Michael Toland

"Alice Leora Briggs: The Room"
The printmaker disregards clean narrative in her masterly woodcuts based on poetry by Mark Strand
"...the workaday world," said the late Poet Laureate Mark Strand, in a Paris Review interview with Wallace Shawn. "You..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Arts Review by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Punisher: War Zone
Marvel Comics' Frank Castle again comes to the screen as a one-man vengeance machine in this stylishly violent and gory opus.
"...comes at him – without even mussing a single strand of his perfectly slicked-back hair. The blood and gore..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

World Trade Center
This is not the 9/11 film we expected from Stone, who tells the fact-based story of two individuals who somehow survived the collapse of the World Trade Center and with a remarkable economy of expressionistic detail and bombast.
"...this movie's sound design come awards season.) Another story strand is that of Dave Karnes (Michael Shannon), the ex-Marine..."

Aug. 11, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
"...dastardly spy chief Donnagon (Judge). But will their journey strand them on the titular island, where mysterious creatures (including..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Graduate
"...“a helluva good age to be.” Thirty years later, Strand Releasing is banking on the fact that a new..."

March 28, 1997 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Oscar Shorts 1993
"...see them. Starting this year, that's about to change. Strand Releasing has put together a feature package of most..."

March 18, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Changes in artistic direction for two local companies.
"...brings with it a whiff of déjà vu. Deirdre Strand, the choreographer who co-founded Tapestry Dance Company with Acia..."

Feb. 18, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Margaritas, Mojitos & More
Jessica Strand's new summer-beverage book will instantly make you thirsty
"...Margaritas, Mojitos & Moreby Jessica Strand, Chronicle Books, 120 pp., $16.95..."

July 11, 2008 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Summer Fun
Oh, Galveston
"...ornate box seating is an exquisite jewel in the Strand district's crown of the island's cultural hot spots. 2020..."

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

In the Middle of It
Where Tapestry's Acia Gray Likes to Be ó and Is
"...the studio with her to share the burden. Deirdre Strand is presently on leave from her duties as co-artistic..."

Feb. 20, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Photography's Turning Point: The Journal 'Camera Work'
Local Arts Reviews
" seen most clearly in the photographs of Paul Strand from the journal's final issue. Using a hidden camera,..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Snowbound horror is a situation tragedy
"...Sealed-bottle dramas can be challenging, a particular strand of single-location storytelling that thrives on claustrophobia. Within that..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Book Reviews
"...War a retreating memory, retired foreign intelligence officer Harry Strand turns to the intrigue of the international art scene...."

April 2, 1999 Books Review

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
Dickens on the Strand starts the month off right
"...downtown Galveston with an English accent. Dickens on the Strand offers a lineup of special events, parades, and music...."

Dec. 1, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
Happy holidays to everyone and happy daytrippin’ to all!
"...Dickens on the Strand Dec. 2-4, Galveston,"

Dec. 2, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
La King's Confectionery is the only place in the world you can get Purity Ice Cream
"...recreated a 1920s soda and candy shop on the Strand. The sweet shop is so much more than your..."

May 4, 2012 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Beyond Black-Eyed Peas
Eating lucky for New Year's
"...Year's Day. It is critically important to suck each strand of noodle into your mouth without breaking the strand...."

Dec. 26, 2008 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Day Trips
Wanna see some ghosts? Galveston is the town for you.
"...In a 90-minute walk around the Strand Historic District, Beardsley takes visitors on a journey through..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Naked City
"...To Chris Strand, a member of the Austin Air Conditioning Contractors' Association,..."

Oct. 20, 1995 News Feature

100 Days to Live
Suicide isn't painless in this throwback thriller
"...era's overdriven and weird procedurals. But there's a dark strand to the script that makes 100 Days to Live..."

March 5, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Identifying Features
Mexico's "disappeared" given a voice in this cross-border drama
"...because if she does, she will have abandoned that strand of belief. Magdalena staves off grieving for her own..."

Jan. 22, 2021 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Demi Lovato Doc Opening SXSW Film 2021
Punk icons, serial killers, wrestlers, and comedy in movie list
"...a Cliché, the first of the music-centric 24 Beats strand. Meanwhile, in the Global track, the wrestlers of Ciudad..."

Jan. 14, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Monster Hunter
The beast-slaying game gets the Paul W.S. Anderson treatment
"...The opening two-thirds involve Artemis and her team getting stranded on Lore, avoiding a Diablos (a giant gorilla/bull/crocodile hybrid)..."

Dec. 18, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Bonkers SF franchise finally goes into space
"...neither long enough to stand as its own narrative strand, nor short enough to serve as a B plot..."

Dec. 18, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips & Beyond: November Travel Roundup
Port A's Harvey recovery, Millican's pecan pie, and fall travel news
"...on the Square, formerly known as Dickens on the Strand in Galveston. Begun in 1974, the annual festival has..."

Nov. 6, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Anthony Mackie takes a long, strange trip to find himself
" Spring, yet throughout there has been an underlying strand of lightness, of optimism (sometimes misplaced) about the human..."

Oct. 23, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Alien abduction faux documentary puts tragedy ahead of effects
"...concentrate on the characters, means there's always a thick strand of sympathy and tragedy at play. That's where it's..."

July 3, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

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