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The Muse
"...Stone and Albert Brooks. Albert Brooks has always been the poor man's Woody Allen, a perpetually harangued schlub, the..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Balanchine, by the Muse
Working with the Suzanne Farrell Ballet, Ballet Austin gets in step with history
"...The orchestra conductor sounds as if he's plucking notes out..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

The Muse of Mediocrity
When someone else's art isn't that good, it just inspires Jena Friedman to take a chance herself
"...studying cultural anthropology at Northwestern University in Chicago. Since, the 32-year-old comic and current field producer at The Daily..."

April 24, 2015 Arts Feature by Russ Espinoza

The Painter and the Thief
Intriguing tale of crime and redemption
"...There's a theory that criminal justice is about a balance..."

May 22, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Sarah's Muse
Sarah Jarosz, 'tweener' no more
"...beacon Sugar Hill Records took off, not only in the sales market, where it did respectably, but in critical..."

Jan. 15, 2010 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Albert Brooks again sallies forth where others fear to tread, although his comic results are more mildly amusing than riotously funny.
"...Tenney and John Carroll Lynch. Perhaps only Albert Brooks, the master of angst-ridden comic self-doubt and oblivious boorishness, would..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The First Time
Austin artists reveal the intimate details of how they got their muse on
"...Everyone remembers their first time, right? How old you were, where you..."

July 17, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Flight of the Red Balloon
Taiwanese master Hou Hsiao-hsien directs this contemporary homage to the classic international short, "The Red Balloon."
"...Song, Hippolyte Girardot and Louise Margolin. I have only the faintest recollection of Albert Lamorisse’s "The Red Balloon" –..."

June 27, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Fountain
Like some epic figure of yore, writer/director Aronofsky has allowed his hubris to get the better of him: The Fountain is a dry well.
"...yore, writer/director Aronofsky has allowed his hubris to get the better of him. Whereas we indulged this filmmaker with..."

Nov. 24, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Music of the Spheres
Sinatra in the Sahara
"...The kingdom of Morocco achieved independence from French and Spanish..."

July 9, 1999 Music Feature by David Lynch

Three for the Road
Dream team scions Warren Hood and Emily Gimble add up 58 years of Austin roots
"...Warren Hood grins as bright as the summer sun. The bounce in his step carries him..."

July 12, 2013 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Reading Between the 'I's
The Secret Life of Pronouns author James Pennebaker on what your tweets reveal about your state of mind
"...There's a line I remember reading in a magazine profile..."

Dec. 30, 2011 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Beyond the Bourbon Legend
The bottle didn't let Jason Boland down, and neither did his workingman's honky-tonk
"...Dancehall, 70,000 brightly lit square feet rising out of the construction-plagued crux of I-35 and Loop 410 in San..."

April 10, 2009 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

The Poetry of Pain
The Fires
"...What fills the holes dug by lies; what breeds in dank silence;..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Books Review

ACL Live Shot: Muse
Epic UK trio won’t be shut down
"...At the very start of Muse’s third appearance at ACL Fest,..."

Oct. 5, 2013 Music Post by Michael Toland

Good Call by Council on Villa Muse
"...To the editor, In the matter of Villa Muse vs. the..."

March 17, 2008 Postmarks

Muse for the Ages: Loreena McKennitt
Canadian chanteuse warms to vinyl and Texas
"...veterinarian. Instead, Canada’s beloved siren remains celebrated as a muse with an unparalleled triple threat talent for singing, writing,..."

March 2, 2016 Music Post by Margaret Moser

A Culture 50 Years in the Making: The Kerrville Folk Festival Experience
Life-altering and deep-listening scenes from the oldest music festival in Texas
"...If Texas is the state with the richest folk songwriting history, the Kerrville..."

May 20, 2022 Music Feature by Hank Erwin

Dance With the Devil
Getting Austin Artists in Step With Their Audience
" New Orleans will be a little different for the Krewe of Sinbad this year. They've been driven into..."

Dec. 27, 1996 Arts Feature by Brett Holloway-Reeves

Where Was the Review of Muse's ACL Show?
"...Music, Sept. 21] and couldn't find a review of the Muse show anywhere! I suppose everyone was too busy..."

Sept. 24, 2007 Postmarks

The Wife
Glenn Close is icily brilliant as a woman who refuses to be diminished
"...“I’d like to thank my wife.” That’s the standard refrain of so many Great Men standing at..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Old Man & the Gun
Robert Redford has rarely shone more than in this true-crime tale
"...Like the twinkly septuagenarian bank robber in the title, The Old..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye
His, hers, and ours: Outsider artists use plastic surgery to merge as one on the physical plane.
"...question is answered in what is beyond a doubt the single most deliriously romantic film I've seen in years...."

April 6, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Abandoning the Nest
Hurt by the state's inadequate incentives program, Texas film crews take flight
"...Filming of There Will Be Blood near Marfa was in its second..."

May 23, 2008 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

The Other Stars in the Galaxy
" Marjorie Baumgarten, Sarah Hepola, Marcel Meyer, and Jessica..."

May 21, 1999 Screens Feature

Annotating the Austin City Limits Music Festival Schedule
What’s where and who’s when this year in Zilker Park
"...Festival goers, get your itineraries ready. C3 Presents announced the schedule for October’s Austin City Limits Music Festival this..."

July 24, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

The Good Music Club
First meeting/taping of the Good Music Club
"...local bands to videotape for online segments. Monday at the ND, the pair's first four-act taping as the Good..."

Jan. 18, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The Last Mistress
The latest titillation from French provocatrice Catherine Breillat is a period piece starring the ever-alluring Asia Argento.
"...Directed by: Catherine Breillat. Starring: Asia Argento, Fu'ad Ait Aattou, Roxane Mesquida,..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Meet the Spartans
The working title says it all: Not Another Scary Epic Teen Date Movie.
"...Man, Diedrich Bader, Jareb Dauplaise and Travis Van Winkle. The makers of Meet the Spartans – also responsible for..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Devil's Candy
Heavy metal and Satanism in a rural Texas town
"...more proof – if any were needed – that the Lord of Lies loves extra-heavy, metal machine music, and..."

April 21, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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