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Austin Film Festival: The Texas Promise
Oscar-winner Vanessa Roth finds the lie and the hope in Texas schools
"...There's a few billion dollars missing from the Texas education..."

Oct. 28, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Tom Gauld at the Texas Book Festival?
Yes! Yes! The man himself! Signing! Chatting! Breathing!
"...Here’s the 2017 Texas Book Festival, taking over the State Capitol..."

Nov. 1, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Art of the State
Retiring director Rick Hernandez reflects on three decades with the Texas Commission on the Arts
"...When Ricardo Hernandez started working with the Texas Commission on the Arts, Dolph Briscoe was in..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The LuvDoc's Celebrity Corner
The LuvDoc chats with Marcus G. Ollington, rock star cartographer
"...– one of those deals where helicopter parents reward the shocking athletic ineptitude of their children with snacks and..."

Aug. 8, 2012 Chronolog Post by The Luv Doc

'The Next New Thing'
Author Larry Cuban on the history of reform in Austin schools
"...At first glance, the Promise Neighborhoods initiative looks like a great way to..."

Aug. 6, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

CNN Obama-Clinton Debate: The full transcript
Word for word, the whole shebang
"...Posted after the jump is the entire transcript of CNN's Democratic presidential..."

Feb. 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
Tommy Lee Jones has made a modern Western in the culturally askew tradition of Peckinpah, Huston, and Boetticher. Don't let the near-impossible-to-remember title keep you away from this singular and slightly surreal scorcher.
"...Melissa Leo, Vanessa Bauche and Levon Helm. Don't let the near-impossible-to-remember title keep you away from this singular and..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

State of the City Address
As delivered by Mayor Lee Leffingwell today
"...Mayor Lee Leffingwell delivered his State of the City Address before the Real Estate Council of Austin..."

Feb. 2, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Where the Money Went
Report targets Texas Enterprise Fund and other incentive programs
"...Each year Texas gives at least $1.76 billion to private businesses, according..."

Feb. 3, 2016 News Post by Amy Kamp

On the Lege
Lawmakers accomplish what they failed to do so many times – approve a new education funding package that doesn't look half bad on paper
"...On Monday, the Legislature wrapped up a special session on school finance..."

May 19, 2006 News Column by Amy Smith

Meet the New Neighbors
A fugitive sect of Mormon polygamists is building a home – and an end-time temple – in the West Texas town of Eldorado
"...The town of Eldorado, Texas, seat of Schleicher County, flanks..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Med School Solution
A medical school, a teaching hospital, and a new health care system?
"...The morning of Sunday, Aug. 19, the presid­ent and CEO..."

Sept. 14, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

The Lone Ranger
The legend of Jerry Lynn Williams
"...at Warner Bros. Records. It's dated 8/22/84, and at the top of the j-card is written "Shangri-La." There are..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Page Two: Roger Ebert Added a Star to His The Whole Shootin' Match Rating
Last Night at the Alamo restoration revives Eagle Pennell's early promise for posterity
"...As you read this, the 30th year of SXSW launches, and there is no..."

March 11, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Texas Sends Final Notice to Kick Planned Parenthood Out of Medicaid
Planned Parenthood says: We'll see you in court
"...Texas officials have followed through with their months-long promise to..."

Dec. 20, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

As the Season Rots Away
Fair-weather fans flee the rotting burnt-orange corpse
"...I saw the rotting pile this morning. Their orange skin seemed to..."

Nov. 11, 2010 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Making the Math Work on Real School Finance Reform
"Texas Plan" brings new money to Austin and other districts, but nothing's final yet
"...With just over four weeks left to go, the 86th Texas Legislature is on track to send Gov...."

April 26, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Point Austin: How to Suppress the Vote
With its latest lies, Texas GOP reminds us: This is all they’ve got
"...I'm old enough to remember when the Capitol was a more welcoming place, physically and politically...."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Column by Michael King

Austin, Texas Cities Promise Legal Fight Against SB 4
City Council to vote on SB 4 lawsuit resolution Thursday
"...Local leaders from across Texas banded together Tuesday (May 16) on the Capitol‘s south..."

May 16, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

How Texas Is Texas Wine?
What “Truth in Labeling” means for Texas winemakers and vineyards
"...At the beginning of this month, over 30 Texas winemakers congregated..."

April 28, 2017 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Playback: David Yow Meets the Jazzus Lizard
David Yow fronts the Jazzus Lizard, Cherubs knock off 22 years of rust, Preston Hubbard dies, and Blind Lemon Jefferson gets kicked off Texas license plates
"...The official rock & roll handbook states: "A famous frontman..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Breaking the Chains
Slavery may be illegal, but it's not eradicated
"...in a restaurant for a short time to repay their $1,500 smuggling fee, the victims were forced into prostitution...."

June 19, 2015 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

Texas Book Festival 2014: The Full Party List
Among the 275 authors: Oates, Ellroy, Mosley, Lear, Dean
"...And you thought this year's Texas Book Festival was already tantalizing, what with a legend..."

Sept. 11, 2014 Books Post by Robert Faires

Point Austin: The Dietz Decision
Will Texas fulfill its constitutional promise?
"...pointed out – notably my Chronicle colleague Richard Whittaker ("Texas School Funding: Still Unconstitutional") – District Judge John Dietz's..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Column by Michael King

West, Ammonium Nitrate, And the Myopia of Terrorism
House hearing shows emphasis on public safety, not health and safety
"...The system worked exactly how it was supposed to: That..."

May 5, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Alamo South Pulls Out All the Stops For Closing Bash
Cramming everything you love about the Drafthouse into one night
"...and foreign fare, merci beaucoup? Can't get enough of them genre kicks? Whatever you are, whatever you love, the..."

Dec. 19, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Rosey Times for the Texecutioners
Texas/Portland recap before this weekend's Texas Rollergirls bout
"...The Texas Rollergirls had a lot to celebrate for their..."

June 1, 2012 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: The Quality of Mercy
If you're looking for compassion, you've come to the wrong place
"...One of the few bright spots in an otherwise dismal 82nd legislative..."

July 22, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Texas Baseball Flashes Sideways
Surprising similarities between 'Lost' and UT baseball
"...On the television series Lost, the final season used a unique..."

June 8, 2010 Sports Post by Will Eidam

To the Nines
Previewing the 2009 Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards
"...At 9 years old, the Texas Film Hall of Fame is anything but predictable,..."

March 6, 2009 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

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