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'The Last Waltz'
Michael Schliefke's final art show in Austin prompts reflections on the art scene here
"...When Michael Schliefke arrived in Austin in 2002, the art scene was, he says, "a wild frontier" with..."

May 30, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

DNC Does the Texas Waltz
National Dems have high hopes for Texas ... one of these days
"...How long has it been since the Demo­crat­ic National Committee met in Texas? Longer than most..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Legend of Tarzan
This new take on Tarzan, with its CGI jungle animals, isn't half bad
"...Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Samuel L. Jackson, Christoph Waltz, Djimon Hounsou and Jim Broadbent...."

July 1, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

You Coulda Walked Around the World
The LBJ of Lone Star songwriters lays siege to the Cactus Cafe
"...Every time Townes Van Zandt played the Cactus Cafe in the late 1990s, my roommate went...."

Aug. 20, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Luzhin Defence
"...Watson, Geraldine James, Stuart Wilson, Christopher Thompson and Peter Blythe. “Patterns keep repeating themselves,” exclaims chess prodigy Alexander Luzhin..."

May 18, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Real Country
In and out of Austin with honky-tonk road crew Mike & the Moonpies
"...There's a camera on Mike Harmeier. It's been on him..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Congress
This live-action/animated hybrid starring Robin Wright is total stoner bait.
"...it rails against Big Pharma and an overmedicated citizenry, the live-action/animated hybrid The Congress is total stoner bait. The..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

You Don’t Even Have to Go to the Movies Anymore
You really shouldn’t stop going to the movies
"...Austin has a hugely vibrant film culture, bursting at the seams with talented filmmakers, savvy filmgoers, insightful film writers,..."

Aug. 16, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Cum On Feel the Noize
The New Dessau Music Hall
"...George Devore photograph by John Carrico The Dessau Music Hall used to stand in the middle..."

April 24, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

Danny Roy Young: The Thinking Man's Bubba
Paying tribute to the Mayor of South Austin, Danny Roy Young
"...In a way, Danny Roy Young had the perfect life. His wit and warm personality personified the..."

Aug. 21, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

SXSW Goes to the Movies
"...There should be enough music at the Music Festival for..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows
Austin Music Awards Director Margaret Moser goes out with a bang
"...Begin with the Fabulous Thunderbirds in 1984, and remember who you're talking..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Off the Record
Chaos and creation at South by Southwest and the Monday realization that blues landmark Pinetop Perkin is gone
"...Judging only from the local television news coverage, the 25th anniversary of South..."

March 25, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Griff Luneburg breaks his silence on the Cactus Cafe
"...Forsaking the Song, Part 15..."

Aug. 13, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Beside the Point: Pray for Drought
The unexpected blessings of global warming
"...So you thought the endless heat wave was good for nothing. Nonsense –..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Thanks for the Memories
'Chronicle' staff past and present on 20 years of covering SXSW Film
"...Southwest as a film event and added music later, rather than the other way around. After all, Nick Barbaro..."

March 1, 2013 Screens Feature by The Screens Staff

Off the Record
Fun Fun Fun Fest kicks up dust at Waterloo Park while Lyle Lovett closes down Studio 6A
"...thing right during his set of deadpan, observational humor last Friday night in Waterloo Park: "They should call this..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
The Last Waltz: Looking back on the legacy of the Backyard and a tribute to Danny Roy Young
"...The Last Waltz..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

The Mob House Rules
Trail of Dead introduces their new epic release to the world
"...About 12 hours before the most famous Texan in America begins his second term..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Alejandro Escovedo: R-O-C-K with the U.S.A.
Iconic rocker’s love affair with the Austin, part two
"...It’s obvious Alejandro Escovedo took his time picking the acts both highlighted and performing in his United Sounds..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Music Post by Margaret Moser

The Congress’ Future Imperfect
FF2013 screens Ari Folman’s dystopic followup to ‘Waltz From Bashir’
"...it rails against Big Pharma and an overmedicated citizenry, the live-action/animated hybrid The Congress is total stoner bait...."

Sept. 23, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Drafthouse Films Elects 'The Congress'
Release slate adds new adaptation of Stanislaw Lem sci-fi classic
"...Seem the folks at Drafthouse Films finally shook the last few..."

June 7, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Welcome to the 81st
Will a new speaker and more Democrats spell 'change' at the Capitol?
"...As the 81st Texas Legislature gathers for the opening gavel Jan...."

Jan. 9, 2009 News Feature by Michael King

Page Two: The Art of Surprise
S.R. Bindler's Surfer, Dude continually pulls off the unexpected
"...The Austin Film Society is hosting a special premiere screening..."

Aug. 29, 2008 Column by Louis Black

Off the Record
Greezy Wheels shift their gears for a midnight ramble, Black Joe Lewis preps for the Chronicle's annual Hot Sauce Festival, American Analog Set's Andrew Kenny rewinds back to Austin, and the lineup for the 2008 Fun Fun Fun Fest is in
"...Legendary San Francisco wreckers Flipper commemorate their 30-year anniversary at the 2008 Fun Fun Fun Fest,..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Putting a price tag on the new exclusivity of rock & roll records
"..."We really try to get out there as many ways as possible," confides Los Lonely Boys'..."

July 18, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

SXSW Music Live: The Roots & Friends
“This is the best shit of the whole South By!”
"...On a stacked SXSW Saturday night billed as the Roots & Friends, a seemingly endless array of artists..."

March 19, 2017 SXSW Post by Thomas Fawcett

The Q&A Hole: What’s the Worst Thing About Austin, Texas?
With Jen Cash, Sam Eidson, Shannon McCormick, Matt Oztalay, and more.
"...Yes, we did say, at the start of the question, besides the traffic...."

Oct. 11, 2016 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Cocktail's Hour
Wes Marshall explains how to enjoy the resurgence of one of humanity's great inventions.
"...When we first meet Nick and Nora Charles in the opening of The Thin Man, the very debonair, if..."

June 27, 2003 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

'One From the Heart'
Coppola's critically, commercially, and conversationally ravaged Las Vegas romance makes a comeback
"...On the career road of director Francis Ford Coppola, One From..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Screens Feature by Louis Black

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