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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

SXSW Music: The Roots at Brazos Hall
"...The Roots hosted a who’s who of hip-hop and more..."

March 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

The Roots
Zilker Park, Oct. 13
"...Forget hip-hop, the Roots may be the most precisely packaged band on..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Roots
Previewing the Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival
"...Twenty-one years ago, the Texas wine industry was barely a blip on the..."

April 7, 2006 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Roots of the Left
From Scholz Garten to 'The Daryl Herald,' four slices of progressive Austin life
"...From, oh, about the Republic era until, oh, about last week, Austin citizens..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature

From the Vaults: The Roots of 'Promised Land'
Before John Krasinski and Matt Damon, it was Krasinski and Dave Eggers
"...The story starts back when the new Gus Van Sant..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Roots of the Left
Sixties Austin took a deep whiff of revolution.
"...Rebels With a Cause "My name was read into the Congressional Record as one of five people responsible for..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

The Roots of the Left
Janes and Slusher's newsletter kept a Weird eye on City Hall.
"...Hark! The Herald Daryls Sing "Government is a little like a..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

The Roots of the Left
Scholz Garden recalls a storied political and cultural past.
"...Scholz: Texas Before Deodorant "The Germans had bought half the block years before and..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Roots of the Left
The South Texas (Nuclear) Project isn't quite lost -- too bad.
"...sizes, and political parties ago, but even in 1979, then-Mayor Carole McClellan was a master of the faux homespun..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Reading the Roots
They came, they saw, they blogged
"...If you retained any lingering doubts whether the "netroots" are necessary, a glance at Sunday morning's..."

July 25, 2008 News Column by Michael King

The Architecture of Doom
"...archival footage, still photography, and clips from propaganda films, the impeccably researched documentary The Architecture of Doom formulates a..."

Jan. 24, 1992 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Earth and the American Dream
"...Starring: Bridget Lin, Yu Rong Guang and Joey Wang. The dream is over, and Bill Couturié's provocative documentary about..."

June 17, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Invocation of the Duke
daKAH Hip Hop Orchestra's chamber music
"...It was Gangstarr’s Guru who, on the soundtrack to Spike Lee’s Mo’ Better Blues, rapped, “The..."

May 27, 2009 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Roots & Friends Return to SXSW
Collab bonanza includes Ludacris and Jessie Reyez
"...For two years now, hip-hop’s greatest band, the Roots, have closed South by Southwest grandstanding almost four-hour..."

March 8, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Legendary
The Roots kick it live from La Zona Rosa
"...I missed Leonard Hubbard last night. The bullish bass man who used to flank Philly’s finest..."

Oct. 13, 2008 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Insurgence From the Heart
The 1997-98 Austin Music Awards
"...Asleep at the Wheel and the Derailers The continued insurgence of country..."

March 13, 1998 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

The Great Roots-Rock Scare of '96
The Americana Chart, Alternative Country, and Austin
"...illustration by Roy Tompkins The alternative country panel at 1996's year's South by Southwest..."

Dec. 27, 1996 Music Feature

Tapping Into the New Old Settler’s Music Festival
Checking in with Donna the Buffalo, Billy Strings, Greensky Bluegrass, the women of I'm With Her, and more
"...Donna the BuffaloThu. 19, 7:10pm, Campground Stage; Fri. 20, 5:15pm, Original..."

April 20, 2018 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Best Man Holiday
Fourteen years after the first film, this sequel finds our likable characters experiencing the pitfalls and promise of middle age.
"...If you were paying close enough attention to the Roots’ track that opened 1999’s twentysomethings comedy The Best..."

Nov. 15, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Living in the Moment
MM Pack profiles legendary foodie Ann Clark.
"...and sharing, of real communion, of living fully in the moment...."

Nov. 8, 2002 Food Feature by MM Pack

The Soul of ConjuntoI
Flaco Jimenez and the Conjunto Dream Team
"...says Flaco Jimenez, reclining against a picnic table under the afternoon shade in a Southside San Antonio back yard...."

July 5, 1996 Music Feature

The Sixth Sense
"...sought and rarely seen among hip-hoppers. More than any other commercial musician, rappers must constantly walk a very thin..."

Sept. 11, 2008 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Save Our Spaces March: "Give Us the Keys!"
Creative Alliance leads artists on a second line down Second
"...Arts and Music," "Life Is Art," and "We Are the Weird in Austin," 75 local artists and musicians followed..."

Sept. 15, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Fight of the Century
Best of Enemies climbs back in the ring with Buckley and Vidal for their 1968 face-off
"...The biggest heavyweight bout onscreen in 2015 won't be on..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

The Don Diego Trio Sends Greetings From Austin
Vittorio Bongiorno follows a rockabilly band from Italy to Texas
"...There are few more American musical genres than rockabilly, the..."

April 11, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Mayor's Story
Three contenders try to write a personal tale that will convince the voters
"...a limited amount of time and space to reach the voters and create a "message" – that message being..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Rise of the Valkyrie
Kate Leth talks women in comics and fake geek girl phobia
"...this week when podcaster Craig Mazin called She-Hulk "Slut-Hulk." The good thing is that he was quickly called out..."

May 26, 2014 Books Post

The Bandera Way
Scenes from a marriage in four acts.
"...Hyde Park address, bright natural light pours in through the large windows of a house owned by the reigning..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
The actor Michael Rapaport turns director for this admiring portrait of the seminal Nineties hip-hop outfit.
"...keeps himself off camera in this admiring portrait of the seminal Nineties hip-hop outfit A Tribe Called Quest. But..."

July 29, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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