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12 New TV Shows to Watch in January
Plus another dozen returning shows to reacquaint yourself with
"...veterinarian in 1930s Yorkshire, this six-part miniseries broke viewership records when it debuted in the UK in late summer...."

Dec. 29, 2020 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Faster Than Sound: Moody Amphitheater Rises Out of Waterloo Park
Delayed opening until spring, the Moody Amphitheater will be the biggest music venue in the Red River Cultural District
"...sit down and focus on that up there." R.I.P. Sundance Records' Bobby Barnard..."

Aug. 21, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Austin Struggles to Adjust as SB 4 Takes Its Toll on Immigrants
"We are not safer as a community when victims are running away from us rather than coming to us."
"...according to data obtained by the Chronicle via open records requests...."

April 5, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

4am With a Head Full of Whiskey
Ethan Hawke and Ben Dickey's late-night daydream
"...as that had taken place two months prior at Sundance. Dickey – burly, soft-spoken, with all of Foley's legendary..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Features Feature by Richard Whittaker

Where to See Blaze This Weekend
Filmmaker Ethan Hawke and actor Ben Dickey will be in attendance
"...The film, which was warmly received at Sundance and SXSW, was directed by Ethan Hawke, written by..."

Aug. 15, 2018 Chron Events Post by Danielle White

Playback: SXSW Again Pivots on Rap
Hip-hop sustains the Festival's star power
"...with a Vevo House set, and Grandmaster Flash spinning records at Alibi...."

March 16, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Tenth and Final SXSW Artist List
Action Bronson, Talib Kweli, a Blaze Foley tribute, and 196 more
"...The announcement also highlights a tribute to cult hero..."

March 1, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

My Gear: The Octopus Project
Electro experimentalists swear they subscribe to less-is-more despite their density of gear
"...David and Nathan Zellner that premieres Jan. 23 at Sundance, landmark nearly two decades of instrumental experimentalism by local..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Music Feature by David Brendan Hall

SXSW Comedy: Completely Official Showcase of Comedy
Even in a lineup of stars, Austin’s Lashonda Lester is the one to watch
"...the Big Sky Festival in Montana (a sort of Sundance for unsigned comics) and the New York City Comedy..."

March 12, 2017 Arts Post by Carina Magyar

Niche Streaming Sites for the Holidays
Give the gift of worlds of entertainment just a click away
"...own primers to terror. There's even festival reruns, with Sundance and Austin's own Fantastic Fest letting you catch up..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

The Future of Tegan & Sara
Digital age Intervention
"...We went to Sundance with the film and I met with a lot..."

Sept. 13, 2016 Music Post by Sarah Marloff

Playback: RSD in ATX
Record Store Day local exclusives, and out-of-the-way wax emporiums that may carry them
"...are two sides to Record Store Day," contemplates Exploded Records at JuiceLand operator Andrew Brown. "There's the shallow, short-lived..."

April 15, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: HAAM's Time of the Season
HAAM Day fills its coffers for uninsured live music capitalists
"...and sings (revisit "Urgent," Feb. 21). After releasing two records on California indie S.S. Records, Spray Paint brings it..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Tuesday Picks & Sleepers
First night SXSW blurbing
"...Young Songwriting Competition in the bargain. The group's Harvest Records debut arrives later this year. – Michael Toland..."

March 7, 2014 Music Feature

SXSW Film Releases Full Feature Lineup
Slate includes everyone from Wes Anderson to the Zellners
"...Those local Sundance Film Festival favorites you've been reading about – including..."

Jan. 30, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite Burn in Hell
String sorcerer went to my college?
"...BH: Yeah, I remember Stoutboy. I more know Rhino Records...."

Sept. 10, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

20 Feet From Stardom
This film is an extended hosanna to an undersung artist, the backup singer, and what a joyful noise it makes.
"...of Hank Williams, Muddy Waters, Johnny Cash, and Stax Records) – samples six decades of American pop-music history: from..."

July 5, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

One Man's SXSW ... Times 4
Our intrepid correspondent wanders through all four Festivals – and lives to write about it
"...parlance, getting screwed. Somehow, even after selling two million records internationally, they still owed the label $1.4 million. Yet..."

March 29, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Unveils March Lineup
So much ado!
"...The big story coming out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival was the wealth of standout films made..."

Jan. 31, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Making It Personal
Lynn Shelton on the creative process behind 'Your Sister's Sister'
"...actresses in the hopes of casting big names with records of box office success or next-big-things, and assembles them..."

June 29, 2012 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Playback: Endtroducing
Record Store Day: Don't forget the actual record store, America's 'musical town square'
"...like us," says John T. Kunz, owner of Waterloo Records. Experience one on April 21, and come back often...."

April 20, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

One, Two, Tres, Cuatro: Nuff Said, Wear Red
What do rockabilly cult figure Johnny Legend, women's health care advocate Marcia Ball, and hit-and-run victim Slim Richey have in common? This weekend.
"...this column close on a cheery note. As Encore Records, Video & Apparel has spent this year closing down,..."

March 30, 2012 Music Column by Margaret Moser

SXSW Scares & Shorts Revealed
Late-night fare and short film lineup announced
"...Square). This also marks the first exhibition since their Sundance debuts for Texas filmmakers Kat Candler’s “Hellion”, Kelly Sears’..."

Feb. 8, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Slack to the Future
Slacker at 20
"...and the Big Boys, Sound Exchange and Inner Sanctum Records, hugely changed. The skyline, the population, the sheer, overwhelming..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Austin Shorts at Sundance
David Lowery and the Zellner Bros. to do the 'Dance
"...Sundance sure is sweet on Austin's Zellner Bros. Don't get..."

Dec. 6, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Bud Shrake's Adventures in the Film Trade
'Midnight rambling, creative gambling': Louis Black's 1985 interview with Songwriter screenwriter Bud Shrake
"..."about five years later, when Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid came out. I enjoyed the movie, but I..."

May 8, 2009 Screens Feature by Louis Black

The Power to Change
A quick sound check with the Austin mayoral candidates
"...the way. Don't have time for Saturday night party records any more...."

April 30, 2009 Music Post by Austin Powell

Page Two: The Incredibles
SXSW Film lines 'em up
"...much that followed, inspiring Robert Redford to start the Sundance Institute as well as a generation of young filmmakers..."

March 13, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Around the World of Weird
The many genre delights of Fantastic Fest 2008
"...Nine years ago, the Sundance Film Festival played host to a lower-than-low-budget, DIY horror..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Page Two: Funny Papers
More than ever, the Chronicle is what people make of it
"...an early-morning screening of the American Splendor film at Sundance, followed by a Q&A with Pekar and Brabner, Marge..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Column by Louis Black

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