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The Holiday Spirit, Lightly Warped
John Waters tackles holly and jolly live at the Paramount
"...Filmmaker John Waters is not exactly the kind of guy one pictures curled up next to..."

Dec. 11, 2009 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Save a Life, Enjoy the Holiday
Cat and dog adoption specials this weekend
"...in full swing, local shelters are staying open for the holiday and are offering adoption specials...."

May 24, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Under the Holiday Bush
Even the politically conscious can participate in the rampant consumerism of the season.
"...Who says George W. Bush has wrecked the economy? He -- and his supporters in the right-wing..."

Dec. 12, 2003 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Holmes for the Holidays
Spend the yuletide at 221-B Baker Street, where the library is stocked with new books about Sherlock
"...Holmes story in 1927, it did nothing to stem the tide of tales about the detective, any more than..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Holiday
Nancy Meyers’ follow-up to Something’s Gotta Give mines the same go-girl terrain but is far less interesting, featuring stock characterizations and a blandly upbeat vibe.
"...relationships” is equivalent to “being in love,” this is the most romantic movie ever. You’ll love it. It has..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Stuck Homo Alone for The Holiday?
Come eat some Christmas dinner with "family"!
"...no figgie puddin'? Well, fret not! Charlie's Austin, for the bazillionth year in a row is offering Totally FREE..."

Dec. 24, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Look in the Holiday Mirror
"...$25 and $35 respectively to drive through this year’s holiday displays. Where have they been the last nine months?..."

Nov. 27, 2020 Postmarks

Shop Local During the Holiday and Fill Your Belly With Delicious Carbs
Treats to soothe your soul
"...The holidays will certainly look a little different this year,..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Under the Holiday Bush
A holiday gift guide for the political junkie.
"...Who says George W. Bush has wrecked the economy? He -- and his supporters in the right-wing..."

Dec. 12, 2003 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Council: Welcome to the Holiday Rush
If you think your to-do list is too long, consider City Council's
"...long night for its final regular meeting of 2017. The final meeting of 2016 adjourned after 1am; that agenda..."

Dec. 15, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Holiday Happenings
'Tis the season
"...These festive ATX events will help get you in the..."

Dec. 12, 2016 Events Post by Morgan Menendez

Pies and Other Holiday Meal Enhancements
It's still not too late to get someone else to bake it for you
"...Thanksgiving comes early this year, so the time to order sweets and other holiday meal enhancements..."

Nov. 15, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Holiday Viewing: The Spirit of Christmas
A ridiculous delight in the Hallmark movie pantheon
"...It’s becoming a modern Christmas tradition: the inundation of holiday romances. Almost 30 movies were made..."

Dec. 12, 2017 Screens Post by James Renovitch

The Great Escape
Chain gangs! Cast aways! Kung Fu! Chocolate! … It's Time for the Holiday Film Previews
"...It's no coincidence that the holiday season -- with its stubborn insistence on family..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

The Myth of Fingerprints
"...Directed by: Bart Freundlich. Starring: Roy Scheider, Blythe Danner, Julianne Moore, Noah Wyle, Hope Davis, Laurel Holloman,..."

Oct. 24, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Man Who Invented Christmas
How Charles Dickens created Ebenezer Scrooge
"...In The Man Who Invented Christmas, beloved fictional miser Ebenezer Scrooge..."

Nov. 21, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

Fill the Void
In this fascinating Israeli film set within a community of ultra-Orthodox Jews, a young woman grapples with whether to marry her dead sister's husband.
"...Using the advantage of personal familiarity with an insular religious community..."

July 19, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Christmas in the Clouds
This Native American romantic comedy, which won the Audience Award at the 2001 Austin Film Festival, arrives in theatres four years late but seasonally right on time.
"...Red Elk. This Native American romantic comedy, which won the Audience Award at the 2001 Austin Film Festival, arrives..."

Dec. 2, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Ref
"...Glynis Johns and Raymond J. Barry. What with all the holiday tunage on the soundtrack, and the plethora of..."

March 18, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

For the Activist Who Has Everything
Useless political gifts for the holiday season
"...Actually, they're not all useless, but some of the most useful..."

Dec. 17, 2004 News Feature

Day Trips & Beyond: Holiday Lights 2019
Holiday happenings from Arlington to Wimberley
"...All around the state, courthouse squares and drive-through parks are aglow in..."

Nov. 25, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Entertain the Family With These Thanksgiving Weekend Events Around Austin
From holiday lights to puppy yoga, there’s something for everybody
"...aunts and uncles, and we can’t keep politics off the table, either. What we can do is help you..."

Nov. 26, 2019 Events Post by Addie Costello

The Texas Holiday Cookbook
Easy, accessible recipes for your Texas holiday repast
"...Griffith has come out with a new edition of The Texas Holiday Cookbook, just in time to contribute to..."

Nov. 21, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

The No-DIY Thanksgiving
More eating, less working
"...of Thanksgiving is being grateful for not doing all the cooking, the following folks are willing to help. We've..."

Nov. 13, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

12 Things to Do With the Family Over the Thanksgiving Break
Give blood, see the circus, do a virtual 5K, and more
"...this year. Many traditions just can’t go on in the same way because of the pandemic, and we’ve all..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Events Post by Katherine McNevins

A Texas Snacker's Guide to the Holidays
Put your gifts where your mouth is
"...funny looking pears to a piece of fresh honeycomb, there's something local for everyone on your list this holiday..."

Dec. 5, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

The Pies That Bind
Desserts to Make Your Holiday
"...photograph by John Anderson My mother never prepared a complete holiday meal by herself until..."

Nov. 21, 1997 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Ring in the HollyDaze
Holiday Movie Previews
"...With nearly 40 films in release this holiday season, it's harder than ever for a viewer to..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hideout Theatre's The Hallmark Holiday Musical
This delightful improvised spin on Hallmark Christmas movies has just what the real things never do: surprises
"...The difference between a Hallmark holiday movie and the Hideout..."

Dec. 27, 2019 Arts Review by Robert Faires

How to Handle Your (Very Nice) Family This Holiday Season
Where, oh where, have all the hideouts gone?
"...With Thanksgiving over and the first round of holiday visits drawing to a close,..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Food Column by Emily Beyda

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