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Summer Fun: Summer's Coming
Let our past years' special issues get you in the mood for Summer Fun
"...Summer may not officially begin until June 21, but here..."

May 12, 2015 Arts Post by Kate X Messer

Summer Fun: Gay Edition
Follow the Summer Fun rainbow to the summer's best LGBTQ bets
"...AC and pop open a cold one because this summer is gonna be hot. That's right, homo, if you're..."

May 15, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Blake McCoy

Summer Fun: You Think This Is Hot?
Summer Fun is back for seconds after a pause for floods and gay marriage
"...Chronicle time; what can we tell you? We launched summer with our Summer Fun issue back in late-May –..."

July 15, 2015 Chronolog Post by Kate X Messer

Summer Fun: 10 Uses for an Inflatable Pool
The kiddie pool makes a comeback
"...days of childhood when all it took to have fun during the summer was some friends and a cheap..."

July 16, 2015 Chronolog Post by Alexa Harrington

Summer Fun: Roadtripping, AAA-style
Nostalgia for TripTiks and roadtrips amps up during summer
"...plan my fantasy vacations (again: Dork!) to Disney World (fun!), St. Augustine (educational!), or Daytona Beach for Spring Break..."

May 20, 2015 Design Post by Kate X Messer

Summer Fun: Road Show Picks
Bruise through this year's stadium tour
"...out the Chronicle's picks of road show highlights this summer, just a sample of over 200 events listed in..."

May 15, 2015 Music Post by Nina Hernandez

Summer Fun: Find Yourself in a Swimsuit
Custom or retail: Do swimwear your own way this summer.
", "a swimming suit." The place to be that summer might well have been under a rusty old train..."

May 16, 2014 Chronolog Post by Anne Harris

Summer Fun: Relishing the Recreational Vehicle
Where a home on the range becomes a home with range
" hit the open road for a slice of summertime Americana, in a piece of hot apple pie on..."

May 18, 2015 Design Post by Xander Peters

Summer Fun: Movin' on Up
Charm School Vintage and Coco Coquette move into larger spaces
"...Read more Summer Fun stories at Our special annual issue, Summer..."

May 19, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Full Summer Fun Calendar
Planning your summer early? Check out our roundup of the season's big events.

May 15, 2015 Features Feature

Summer Fun: No Pressure; No Diamonds
Learning the facets of the AAA hotel inspector's trade
"...A lot of people say, "Oh, it must be fun to be a AAA inspector and do all that..."

July 17, 2015 Chronolog Post by Kate X Messer

Summer Fun: Coaster Enthusiasts
Thrill seekers embark on Memorial Day pilgrimmage
"...The Austin Chronicle’s 2015 Summer Fun Issue hit the stands Thursday, May 14...."

May 22, 2015 Sports Post by Nina Hernandez

Point Austin: Campaign Summer Fun
On the road to 10-1, race begins to take shape
"...or another in consort with the start of the fund­raising season on May 8. But a few things are..."

May 16, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Gear Up for Summer
Welcome to Summer Fun 2015
"...Will Summer 2015 be the threshold that finally delivers us out..."

May 15, 2015 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Paramount Summer Classic Film Series: Mavericks
The Iron Giant, Poltergeist, Jaws, Pretty Woman
"...The 2015 Paramount Summer Classic Film Series kicks off May 22..."

May 15, 2015 Screens Feature by Jason Stout

Paramount Summer Classic Film Series: Schemers
Nightmare Alley, Beetlejuice, Shadow of a Doubt
"...stealing hearts despite his obviously nefarious motives. Keaton's darkly funny persona would become an archetype for director Tim Burton..."

May 15, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Paramount Summer Classic Film Series: Beautiful Dreamers
Clue, Cleo From 5 to 7, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Boogie Nights
"...The 2015 Paramount Summer Classic Film Series kicks off May 22..."

May 15, 2015 Screens Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Our Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2015
The summer movie season has begun, and we've got opinions
"...With the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, the summer movie season is upon us. From elderly master detectives..."

May 1, 2015 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Amplify Austin 2015: Centered Women
How the Women's Community Center keeps it all together
"...lose, what we showed the world during that amazing summer of 2013 was the power of coming together, organizing,..."

March 4, 2015 Chronolog Post by Julie Gillis

The Most Read Film Reviews of 2015
How to enrage God's flock in 322 words or less
"...2015 was the year box-office watchers could no longer deny..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Saturday Fun Fun Fun Fest Interviews
Welsh punk act regroups
"...Welsh punk act Joanna Gruesome found itself this past summer. Born from both pop and hardcore, they've filled the..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Music Feature by Libby Webster

ACL Fest 2015 Sunday Interview: Jidenna
Meet Janelle Monáe protégé Jidenna
"...laced by Kendrick Lamar – broke as a swanked-out summer hit...."

Oct. 2, 2015 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Friday Fun Fun Fun Fest Blurbs
Friday's top FFF picks
"...of futuristic folklorico on fourth studio LP Amanecer, this summer's eclectic electric follow-up to 2013's Elegancia Tropical. Singer Liliana..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Speedy Ortiz
Foil Deer (Carpark)
"...on frontwoman Sadie Dupuis' pulled-over car in the dark summer she wrote the LP, while "Raising the Skate" asserts,..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Sunday Fun Fun Fun Fest Blurbs
Sunday's top FFF picks
"...Weather. Creating dreamy, atmospheric guitar rock fit for a fall/spring/summer/you-name-it nice weather day, the Brooklyn string bender apprenticed as..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Music Feature

ACL Music Fest 2015 Friday Interviews – Second Weekend
Friday, 6pm, Samsung stage
"...LP Lonerism. Its follow-up, July's superb Currents, awes with psych-funk soul. A danceable cross between Pink Floyd, Prince, and..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Music Feature by Neph Basedow

ACL Fest 2015 Saturday Listings
Blurbs on the hour
" an irony-tinged, postmodern indie crooner with 2012 debut Fear Fun, but a strange thing happened on the way to..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Music Feature

Mavericks, Schemers, and Beautiful Dreamers
This year's Paramount Summer Classic Film Series has a lot of character(s)
"...This summer, there's gonna be a lot of eccentric personalities Downtown...."

May 15, 2015 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

... Until Your Pool Runs Dry
Austin's swimming pools are leaking – and that may be the least of PARD's problems
"...Steve Adler and the City Council. Under the heading, "2015 Summer Aquatics Facility Operations and Future Sustainability," Hensley wrote..."

May 15, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

The International Waters of Austin’s Concert Scene
Party barges bring summer shows to cooler locales
"...For our Summer Fun issue, we’ve created themed playlists to go with..."

May 19, 2017 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

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