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The Radiant Road
Author Katherine Catmull elegantly summons a fairy-tale timelessness for this YA story of teen anxieties, fairies, and creativity
"...Sometimes when we talk about The Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit, we act..."

Jan. 22, 2016 Arts Review by Rosalind Faires

Katherine Catmull at the Texas Teen Book Festival
Like a fairy in her YA novel The Radiant Road, Katherine Catmull keeps transforming the mundane into lovely art
"...She's always creating at least three things at once. Katherine Catmull has just returned to Austin from a West..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
"...readers, your wait to learn who will be attending the literary banquet of the year is over. The Texas..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Portrait of the Artist as a Road Comic
Long Drives, Low Pay, and Drunks -- What a Life!
"...Road comics are the gypsies of the modern age, wandering..."

March 28, 1997 Arts Feature by J. C. Shakespeare

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

Where the Shadows Are Deepest
The search for, and subsequent conversation with, country singer James Hand
"...especially now, when it's not even necessary to leave the house for groceries. But for someone who must have..."

May 5, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

The Truth Is Out There
Patrice Pike emerges from the "jam band thing."
"...There. Patrice Pike has just addressed the million-dollar question without..."

June 7, 2002 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Master of the Speedy Stroke
Gordon Fowler wastes no time when it comes to making his mark in watercolor.
"...to Montana, Wyoming, San Miguel, and France. Looking at the work he made on these trips, you can see..."

Oct. 17, 2003 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Sister of Shattering Glass
A new supernatural thriller spills out, live, through your phone
"...trapped in a great secret maze that links all the mirrors of the world. Deep in this surreal place,..."

Feb. 8, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

It's a Gas, Gas, Gas
South Austin's Neon Transformers Light Up Life South of the River
"...They admit they love it: seeing their work illuminated and..."

Jan. 19, 2001 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

To Build a Home
Four Austin writers discuss how they create their fantastic worlds
"...of fantasy and science fiction still have rights to the name "explorer" since, nine times out of 10, they're..."

June 17, 2016 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Contributors
Descriptions of the contributors to The Austin Chronicle 20th anniversary issue
"...Roseana Auten began writing for the Chronicle in 1987, writing book reviews and "whatever Louis..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway
"...an rundown Miami apartment complex managed by MacLaine. On the outside, he's devil-may-care, but you know that inside something..."

Feb. 4, 1994 Movie Review by Louis Black

Renoir
Renoir is great at capturing an Impressionist atmosphere on film but this story about the family relations is dramatically inert.
"...Directed by: Gilles Bourdos. Starring: Michel Bouquet, Christa Theret, Vincent Rottiers, Thomas Doret and Romane Bohringer...."

May 10, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Save as We Pave?
The latest trend in environmentally sensitive planning tiptoes into Travis County
"...Imagine a beautiful piece of land along the Pedernales River. Should it become a nature conservatory, preserved..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Macro Education
There's more to macrobiotic cooking than brown rice and tofu. Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts founders Fran Moody and Dawn Black are showing Austinites why, Cuisines editor Virgina B. Wood writes.
"...food as energy both to fuel and to heal the body. In simplified form, the concept prescribes a diet..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Summer Solace
More From the May Bookshelf
"...Don't let the pastoral view fool you, the Creole Trail in Louisiana's..."

May 23, 1997 Books Feature

Estate Sale Roundup: October 31-November 2
Keeping it core: Allandale, Crestview, and Northwest Hills pillaging
"...Estate sailing is like fishing – some days the deals are tugging at our line, and some days..."

Oct. 31, 2014 Design Post by Anne Harris

Rock This Way
The Semi-Annual, Whenever-We-Feel-Like-It Rock & Roll Books Section
"...Catherine Denueve. Une object d'arte. She should be in the..."

March 20, 1998 Books Feature

Ballet Austin II and Butler Fellowship Program's Spring Performance
The program's mix of classical and contemporary work challenged its young dancers and left you wanting to see what's next for them
"...dancers are eternal students; even international stars depend on their teachers and coaches. So when does a ballet student..."

March 10, 2017 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Scanlines
The Opposite of Sex
"...Christina Ricci as DeDee Truitt in The Opposite of Sex..."

Jan. 22, 1999 Screens Feature

Friggin' Genius
SXSW Film announces feature film lineup
"...been up with comedy, and a quick skim of the just-released feature lineup shows the fest continuing the trend,..."

Feb. 4, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Strawberry Fields Forever
Future Clouds & Radar float to the magical kingdom of … Peoria?
"...Entering the living room of Robert Harrison's South Austin residence feels..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Page Two: Tearing It Up
Tearing It Up: Smart, committed, and usually the funniest person in the room, Ann Richards kicked down doors and prepared us all for the future
"...One time, backstage at the Texas Film Hall of Fame, I remember looking over..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Column by Louis Black

That Old Revival Spirit
Testifying About Movies
"...Myra Breckinridge Video stores killed the revival houses. Video and the old movie channels on..."

June 13, 1997 Screens Feature

Postmarks
ACC Needs Planning, Not Damning
"...To the Editor,..."

June 20, 1997 Column

Art + Commerce
Marc English Design's DIY Criteria
"...here plenty of times before, but I still feel the urge to stop and check myself whenever I walk..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Neon Austin
South Lamar
"...stretch, South Lamar reveals itself to be Austin's most radiant neon district. Intended or not, the effect of so..."

May 23, 1997 Arts Feature

Further Reflections
"...Elizabeth Hurley at the EDtv premiere at the Paramount Theatre. photograph by John..."

March 26, 1999 Screens Feature

Cool City: My Big Fat Carbon Footprint
One reporter's liberating steps toward energy efficiency
"...It started when the lightbulb went on...."

July 11, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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