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New Austin Show Celebrates the Lighter Side of Ethnic Assimilation
Lucky Chaos Theatre’s Leng Wong tells us about Living on the Hyphen
"...Coffee, which is originally from Ethiopia, is the background at Thunderbird on Manor where we met with..."

March 28, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

In the Heart of the Sea
Ron Howard sets sails with that famous Nantucket whale story
"...The unimaginable chain of catastrophic events that led to the..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

David Lindsay-Abaire: The Interview
The 'Good People' writer goes back to the old neighborhood
"...Tonight is your last chance to see the Different Stages production of David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, the..."

May 11, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Girl From Monaco
This French film is equal parts sex farce, Mai-Decembre romance, middle-aged white male fantasy, and wannabe Hitchockian intrigue.
"...Alexandre Steiger. It's impossible to say with any assurance whether The Girl From Monaco is incredibly subtle or simply..."

July 10, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Band of the Month: The Moonhangers
The Moonhangers give outlaw country a good name
"...As the first installment of my new (hopefully) monthly spotlight on..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Music Post by Darcie Stevens

For the Sick: An Interview With Michael D. Williams
A post-jail interview with Eyehategod's frontman.
"...In “Last City Zero,” the opening poem from Cancer as a Social Activity: Affirmations..."

June 20, 2007 Music Post by Austin Powell

Alone in the Dark
There's a certain majesty to German director Boll's style of filmmaking: a freedom from art, talent, skill of any formal kind, and the sheer pigheadedness to keep going at any cost.
"...Starring: Christian Slater, Tara Reid, Stephen Dorff, Will Sanderson, Matthew Walker and Frank C. Turner. There's a certain majesty..."

Feb. 4, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Notebook
The love sap flows freely in this movie romance told in retrospect.
"...Sam Shepard and Joan Allen. What a glorious weepie The Notebook might have been if they’d just found a..."

June 25, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Going Long
Scoping Out the Long Fringe of FronteraFest 2000
"...The Off-Center..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

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

On the Sidelines With New Documentary Fathers of Football
Bradley Beesley throws out the playbook for his high school doc
"...be called an ethnographic documentarian - filmmakers who embed themselves in a community to examine them. At the same..."

April 26, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Rolling Roadshow Celebrates The Sandlot's 25th Anniversary
Alamo Drafthouse series takes the field at the Long Time
"...The Rolling Roadshow series is the closest thing the Alamo..."

March 27, 2018 Events Post by Danielle White

Are We on the Edge?
Two solo shows of Gemma Wilcox show the artist's imaginative approach to theatricality, a rich sensitivity to character, and a winning sense of humor
"...Running Time: 55 min..."

Jan. 30, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Going Long
Scoping Out the Long Fringe of FronteraFest 2000
"...The Off Center..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

I Got the Hook-Up
"...Gretchen Palmer, Tommy “Tiny” Lister, Helen Martin and John Witherspoon. New Orleans' answer to Suge Knight -- minus the..."

June 5, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him
"...Portillo and Jose Alcalá. In each of our lives, there comes a time when we develop a keen sense..."

April 21, 1995 Movie Review by Robert Faires

The Story of Qiu Ju
"...Jun and Yang Liu Chun. Anyone ever caught in the wheels of bureaucracy will relate to Chinese director Zhang..."

July 23, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Jack the Bear
"...Sinise, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Andrea Marcovicci, Art Lafleur and Reese Witherspoon. Jack the Bear is a bear alright -- at..."

April 9, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Damned in the USA
"...Rev. Donald Wildmon, Jesse Helms, Alphonse D'Amato, Andres Serrano, Luther Campbell and Lou Reed. Finally able to be seen..."

Jan. 15, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Inner Circle
"...Hoskins and Bess Meyer. Some major miscalculations got in the way of what might have been an interesting movie...."

April 10, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bill & Ted Face the Music
Can we all finally just be excellent to each other?
"...Remember when irony wasn't the prevailing mainstream mindset? The last time we saw that..."

Aug. 28, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

When the Bulleit Hits the Bon Appetit
The whiskey company brings three dimensions of win to a new frontier
"...Even if you’re not the sort of person who hangs out in bars and..."

April 2, 2019 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Boxtrolls
The third time isn't the charm for this animated film from the studio that gave us the magical Coraline and ParaNorman.
"...The third time out is decidedly not the charm for..."

Sept. 26, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Return of Lila Downs
‘La Reyna’ makes another rare stop in Austin – tonight
"...Lila Downs performs with all the force of a tropical depression. On 2012’s Pecados y..."

April 9, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The Soul of the Scent
Perfume and pleasure in Alyssa Harad's 'Coming to My Senses'
"...nose into my wrist and inhaled deeply, pondering for the first time in years the perfume I’d rotely put..."

July 11, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
This is the finest Potter film yet – darker, funnier, and more epic than everything that has come before.
"...Rhys Ifans, Jason Isaacs, Helen McCrory and Peter Mullan. "These are dark times," the Minister for Magic (Nighy) announces..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Daily Hustle: 10/11/10
House the Homeless founder now author
"...Dallas Observer columnist Jim Schutze jokingly described as “disguising the homeless as not homeless by giving them homes” –..."

Oct. 11, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Family Stone
This likable romantic comedy runs the gamut of emotions – hitting tenderness, rage, remorse, and everything in between – but there are too many characters with too little chemistry to be a real keeper.
"...sense that Sarah Jessica Parker, late of Sex and the City, would want to avoid typecasting and steer clear..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Man Who Knew Too Little
"...Joanne Whalley, Richard Wilson, Alfred Molina and John Standing. Whither Bill Murray's career? The pockmarked comedian's last substantial role..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The AggreGAYtor: January 4
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...Tammy Baldwin does some swearing. Today's AggreGAYtor sticks to the rivers and lakes that it's used to...."

Jan. 4, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

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