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Austin @ Large: The End of the Roads
The toll plan takes us down the right path, but there's still a long way to go
"...readers who felt my column last week went over the top – that it was mean and personal and..."

July 30, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Talking Art at the Top
The executive directors of the city's museums shed light on the local visual arts scene
"...If you didn't know, the Austin Museum of Art is not going to build..."

July 2, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Weird Science Takes the Stage
The strange but true tale of how a high school class turned a science textbook into a play
"...Think of the word "biology."..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Arts Feature by C. Denby Swanson

The ARA Faces the Music
For the Austin Revitalization Authority, Eastside renewal proves to be a long, slow dance
"...Back when she was a liberal Democrat and the mayor of Austin, Carole Keeton McClellan (now the conservative..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Let the Battles Begin!
The new city budget promises less is less.
"..."I heard the city manager hoping out loud," said Mayor Will Wynn..."

Aug. 8, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The World as He Knows It
H.W. Brands? The Age of Gold is just the latest in a long line of well-crafted history.
"...100 years, readers of literate nonfiction have gravitated to the brand names, the household names, of the historical profession..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Books Feature by Tim Walker

More Than Just the Facts, Ma'am
The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum's exhibition on Davy Crockett features a short stage show with the hero of the Alamo appearing live and in person. The two Austin actors who alternate in the show describe how they bring that King of the Wild Frontier to life day in and day out.
"...my ticket to see Davy Crockett in Texas at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, the register spits..."

June 14, 2002 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Agony of the Ecstasy
Will the federal and local crackdown on ecstasy put raves out of business?
"...Now is not a good time to harbor a pacifier fetish if you're over, say,..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

The Last Sunset
The day the DEA came for Dan Del Santo
"...This is the story of a family trauma. The loss of a..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Music Feature by Anne Sherwood

The Golf Cart Story
The oral history of the Great Chronicle Lakeway Golf Cart Raid
"...Jody Denberg: The Chronicle had these annual parties where they'd rent these..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature by Jordan Smith

The Sensational Saga of Mr. Sinus
Picking up where Mystery Science Theater 3000 left off, Mr. Sinus Theater 3000 skewers the movies of our childhood to sold-out crowds at the Alamo Drafthouse.
"...if you guys were naming this article, what would the headline be?..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Feeling the Heat
A profile of the new Texas ACLU and Executive Director Will Harrell
"...For an organization that limped through the Nineties with virtually no presence at the Legislature, the..."

April 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael Erard

Life at the Cha-Cha Palace
Stephen MacMillan Moser takes a trip down the yellow brick-laid, disco ball-lit memory lane in the world of Austin's Seventies Disco scene.
"...It was one of the most schizophrenic eras, but so typical of Austin --..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Carrying the Burden
During Gov. Bush's campaign for his party's presidential nomination last fall, reporters asked the candidate to comment on a federal government report asserting that many Texans, including large numbers of children, were going to bed hungry. "I saw the report that children in Texas are going hungry. Where?" he demanded, going on to say, "You'd think the governor would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas." Indeed, you would, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door, Virginia B. Wood explains as she explores the very pockets of hunger in Austin Bush has difficulty fathoming.
"...It's the third Wednesday morning of the month. Rosewood Apartments resident..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Skulls
"...never thought I'd run across a film that makes the lumbering 1983 Michael Biehne/Bill Paxton film The Lords of..."

March 31, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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

Feb. 4, 2000 Arts Feature by Skipper Chong Warson

Moon-Shaped Panties & the Saint of White Trash
The Late Lucinda Williams
"...The morning starts normally for Lucinda. Well, maybe not normal,..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Living on the Air in Austin
Live Music Flourishes in the Studio
"...The Pilot Ships on KVRX's Local Live, Sunday, April 5..."

April 10, 1998 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Meet the Deedles
"...to not really being able to remember all of the Teenese from Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure or Fast..."

April 3, 1998 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

The Documentary Craft
Hector Galán: The Texas Documentary Tour
"...age 44, Hector Galán may not yet fall under the "Elder Statesman of Documentary Filmmaking" heading, but he's on..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Call in the Rangers
A Memo to the Governor:
"...overnor, The situation was desperate. Pumping was completely unregulated. Reserves were..."

July 26, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

SXSW Music 2023: The Best Things We Saw on Tuesday
Bartees Strange, Coco & Clair Clair, plus a PinkPantheress misfire
"...South by Southwest Music fired on all cylinders, with long lines reappearing on Red River Street and beyond for..."

March 15, 2023 SXSW Post by Nayeli Portillo

Take a Walk on the Wild Cider
Some local ciders and meads to honey up the apple of your eye
"...much nature at its best – even moreso, for the drinking classes, when those components of the unfabricated world..."

Oct. 13, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

AmericanaFest 2022 Brings the Roots Community Back Together
Eight emerging acts seen in Nashville, from Nora Brown to Early James
"...and open. That emphasis was on full display throughout the five days of packed programming last week in Nashville,..."

Sept. 21, 2022 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Faster Than Sound: BabiBoi's Spitfire Soundtrack for the Club and Beyond
Ballroom rapper joins the Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce's Pride in Local Music next Saturday, and more music news
"...The spitfire, highly danceable musicality of BabiBoi developed alongside their..."

June 17, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Q&A: The Dicks’ Gary Floyd Talks Lifelong Creativity Ahead of Austin Art Exhibition
Maybe We'll See Butterflies opens tomorrow at Prizer Arts & Letters
"...his exhibition opening, but won't stay on screen too long. The pioneering punk bandleader says that could be cheesy...."

June 10, 2022 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

How to Escape the Field With Shane West
The Gotham star heads to the cornfields for new thriller
"...How did the makers of survival thriller Escape the Field get Gotham..."

May 12, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Sam Raimi makes the most Sam Raimi Marvel film imaginable
"...infamously known for hiring up-and-coming independent directors to assemble their focus-grouped-to-death features, but when was the last time they..."

May 6, 2022 Movie Review by Trace Sauveur

“It’s Like a Family Business, Except Rock Stars”: The Kindred Bond of We Don’t Ride Llamas
Afro rock sibling band is defiantly unconventional on new EP The Oracle
"...For most zoomers and younger millennials, the entrance of the video game Rock Band into our..."

April 29, 2022 Music Feature by Julian Towers

The Best Music We Saw at SXSW on Tuesday
A Zamrock fruit plate, apathetic Irish drone-poetics, and so much more
"...that this is a perfectly sized South by Southwest. The streets are strollable, long lines are scarce – though..."

March 16, 2022 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

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