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Stomp the Yard
Although littered with clichés and shopworn manipulations, this film's intervening dance sequences are so captivating that it’s almost possible to forget you’ve seen this movie a hundred times before.
"...Harry J. Lennix. Equal parts Footloose, Drumline, and 1,001 other movies about a poor kid from the wrong side..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Three Businesses Sprout in New Development, the Yard
Trio makes their way through Austin’s burgeoning artisan food world
"...decorating, but recently it has become a mantra in the food and beverage industry, where corporate Goliaths are increasingly..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Food Feature by Adrienne Whitehorse

The Girl on the Train
Another girl gone in this tedious adaptation
"...Taylor. Starring: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Edgar Ramírez, Laura Prepon, Allison Janney and..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Keeping Up With the Satans
For Halloween, one South Austin yard becomes an infernal delight
"...The eerie red glow of Gary Patton's front yard is..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Arts Feature by Rose L. Thayer

25 Restaurants to Help You Eat Your Way Around the Domain in Austin
Sips, bites, sweets, and other food options from around the globe
"...The explosion of options for sips, bites, and sweets at..."

July 5, 2019 Food Feature by The Food Staff

Signs of the 10-1 Times
District 3 race stages early drama over competing campaign signs
"...An early melodrama in the crowded District 3 City Council race opened earlier this..."

July 21, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

The Common Law
My neighbor takes “Keep Austin Weird” to the next level
"...My neighbor's yard looks terrible. Grass, weeds, and trees are overgrown and..."

Nov. 6, 2020 Column by Luke Ellis

Uncancel the Olympics With a DIY Decathlon
How one man became the world's greatest athlete* (of his backyard)
"...When America's COVID-19 outbreak caused the cancellation of my beloved weekly musician basketball game, I..."

May 29, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Two in a Row for the Wranglers
"...After a bit of a rough start, the Wranglers have hit their stride. On April 20, Austin..."

May 2, 2008 Sports Post by Christopher Bond

Super Coffee Invades, Still Austin Celebrates, Trudy's Brings the THC, Bird Bird Almost, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...scene, as wrangled from numerous PR releases, words on the digital street, and even the occasional (verified) IRL eavesdroppings...."

Sept. 15, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Behind Bars, But Bucking the System
Women inmates find redemption in the doc Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo
"...Growing up in suburban Oklahoma, Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo director Bradley Beesley had never..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Mod Squad
"...talent with a cheesy, barrel-scraping Seventies-TV revival flick that's the artistic equivalent of a $5 back-alley blowjob. Actually, a..."

March 26, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Performance Park Takes Over the Vortex
Bonnie Cullum’s dream wakes the Tarot into life in her company’s immersive theatrical experience
"...The Vortex Repertory Company, that provocative and often ritual-inspired theatre..."

March 23, 2018 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Bullet Hole in the Butterfly Bar
This East Austin joint's a good story you could be part of
"...There's a bullet hole in the gorgeous wooden bar between..."

Jan. 11, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Death and Life of Free Radio
Austin microradio lived fast and died young -- can the movement live to broadcast another day?
"...We're listening to the sound of a man kicking in a door...."

June 22, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

The AggreGAYtor: July 26
Your daily dose of LGBTQ news
"...Brown goes for a drive, Rick Santorum’s milkshake brings the boys to the yard and TheyFit revolutionizes condoms. Today’s..."

July 26, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Creative in Confinement #2: Camille the Quaran-Teen Witch
For her, rituals give meaning to these long, locked-up months
"...There’s a special kind of heartache for young people in..."

June 29, 2020 Arts Post by Victoria Rossi

The Waco Brothers’ Family Affair
Continental Club goes SXSW for one night only
"...bandleader/singer-songwriter/visual artist Jon Langford brings new art work to the Yard Dog Art Gallery on South Congress and ends..."

Oct. 17, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Hot Fun in the Summertime
Tips for finding love during festival season
"...There's no doubt that musical festivals are sexy. The blisters..."

March 19, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

The Bearded Baking Company: More Than Bread Alone at Still Austin
Chef Wes Dills’ menu adds a savory glow to the distillery’s spirited gem
"...of brunch item this good before. So – what the hell is it doing, coming out of a food..."

March 26, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Texas Whiskey Festival Is This Saturday
Inaugural event fills the Texas State History Museum with good spirits
"...These days, you don’t have to go outside Texas to..."

March 27, 2018 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth – Now at SXSW!
The de-fossilizing of SXSW.
"...The general view is that South by Southwest remains a..."

March 7, 2007 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Molly Burch Finds the Love in Pop
Singer/songwriter puts the guitar down for the follow-up to her acclaimed debut
"...her guitar down to emphasize one moonlit ballad in the full-band set. Now, behind a debut headlining tour for..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

The Food Issue: Moonage Daydream
Baked goods + Austin Psych Fest = cookie monster
"...fonder of that crock pot than most cooking implements. There’s no love of the blender, for instance. I put..."

June 13, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Spirit of the Game
"...Greg Clark is a botanist in the biology department at UT. He transacts most of his..."

Dec. 13, 2006 Sports Post by Josh Bauermeister

You Be the Judge
Sex, lies, and politics in the 331st District Court
"...This year's primary race for the 331st District Court has been as much about dishing..."

March 2, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

The Year in Books
Freedom, Finkler, and Kids of America
"...a colleague and I kicked a conversation around about the book a while back, she accidentally called it America..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

You Coulda Walked Around the World
The LBJ of Lone Star songwriters lays siege to the Cactus Cafe
"...Every time Townes Van Zandt played the Cactus Cafe in the late 1990s, my roommate went...."

Aug. 20, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

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

I Am the Jellyfish That Walks Upon the Land
The Mother of all pop bands
"...-- Bernard Holland, The New York Times, June 18, 2000..."

June 30, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

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