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SXSW Film Review: They Will Have to Kill Us First
Malian musicians face long odds with high hopes and dope beats
"...Johanna Schwartz’s documentary on the plight of Malian musicians forced to flee their homes after the fall of..."

March 19, 2015 SXSW Post by Marc Savlov

Are Republicans Trying to Kill Voter ID?
"The target keeps moving on me" complains Elections committee chair
"...Todd Smith is getting exasperated. You can hear it in..."

May 6, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Revenge is a dish best served bold – and deliciously, by Quentin and Uma.
"...Jeannie Epper and Perla Honey-Jardine. Q&U: Quentin and Uma. They’re back, and this time they’re really going to kill..."

April 16, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Five Years of No-Kill in Austin
What has the city learned about animal welfare, and how far does it have to go?
"...Eighteen years ago, long before Jo Anne Norton ever became a volunteer at Austin Pets Alive!, she..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Mission to Mars
"...I lost Brian De Palma around the time he stopped using Pino Donaggio as his chief source of film..."

March 10, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

This Way to the Big Top!
From budget disaster to hysterical bloodletting, the legislative circus is back in town
"..."hurry up and wait" session – in honor of legislators' inability to get much of anything done. This time..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

What Happened to the No-Kill Millennium?
Austin's plan to end wholesale euthanasia at Town Lake shelter remains a distant dream
"...So if you're administering a lethal dose of sodium pentobarbital, an anesthetic agent blue as a summer sky, you'll..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Hot Line to Jesus
Edison's Speaking Phonograph

Aug. 28, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

Aiming for the Big Kill
Scott Martin on the inaccurate West in his new gunslinger flick
"...with deadly accuracy? Never happened. When Scott Martin headed to the frontier for Big Kill, he made sure his..."

Oct. 18, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Death of Brad Will
An American reporter films his own murder in Oaxaca, and Mexican and U.S. authorities look the other way
"...Oaxaca, Mexico -- Those of us who report from the front lines of the social..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature by John Ross

Point Austin: Shoot First ... Think Later
Guns don't kill people, but they sure make it a whole lot easier
"...As we were going to press Wednesday, investigators were still trying to determine precisely..."

Jan. 25, 2013 News Column by Michael King

I Like to Watch
Exploring the nerd/jock dichotomy
"...made by the trailing edge of Generation X, and they don’t really believe in anything...."

April 22, 2016 Screens Post by Jacob Clifton

Don't Everybody Panic, but Online Sketch Troupe Backpack Picnic Has Definitely Gone What They Call 'Viral' and Is Also About to Contaminate the Alamo Drafthouse
Online sketch troupe Backpack Picnic has definitely gone viral
" can be a tricky thing. Sometimes, in order to keep yourself from obsessively contemplating the possibility of a..."

May 2, 2008 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Road to Urinetown
Composer Mark Hollmann on the show's creation and success
"...They knew it was a stinker of a title. They..."

Aug. 30, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Chief Acevedo Responds to Dallas Sniper Attack
APD will be at 100% staffing patrol through August
"...In a press conference Friday afternoon, Austin Police Department Chief Art Acevedo turned statesman, speaking more..."

July 8, 2016 News Post by Kahron Spearman

At the Crossroads: Joe Nick Patoski’s Austin to ATX
Book, launching Feb. 13, tracks Austin’s evolving character
"...For Joe Nick Patoski, Austin is a city like no other, an anomalous..."

Feb. 11, 2019 Arts Post by Lauren Jones

Playback: The Mayor's Plan to Save Austin Music
Mayor Steve Adler addresses the elephant in the club, Susan Antone honored, and Henry Gonzalez goes to the head of the Austin poster artist altar
"...biggest headliner ever on Wednesday ­– the Obamas – Austin music still has problems, and Steve Adler's here to..."

March 4, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Riding to the End of the Line
Can Cap Metro weather the recession, balance its books ... and run the buses and trains on time?
"...We suspect it will stick with the catchier "Dump the Pump,"..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Will Video Kill the Celluloid Star?
Most loves fade over time, and the romance of a hundred-plus years of filmmaking seems to be losing its luster as well. At least, that's what the new High Definition video vanguard, led by George Lucas and Robert Rodriguez, is saying. Is video the future of film?
"...Can you hear it? It's the low thrum of history, the tidal grind of change. It's the sound of..."

June 21, 2002 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Walking the No-Kill Tightrope
As Austin's animal welfare center moves to a new building, will the delicate balance of 'no-kill' and resources be maintained?
"...Here's what must happen on Nov. 10 to make sure the scheduled..."

Nov. 4, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

'There To Tell the Truth'
Seymour Hersh on journalism, politics, presidents, and war
"...Manor community center; on March 22, he delivered the Julius and Suzan Glickman lecture at the AT&T Executive Education..."

March 30, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Please Kill Me and other ROCK & ROLL BOOKS of 1996
"...To your average American, even if he is an aficionado,..."

Dec. 6, 1996 Books Feature

'The Death Penalty Is About Us'
'Dead Man Walking' scribe Sister Helen Prejean speaks in town tonight
"...the World Wide Web was born. The youngest voters today were born the same year – 1995 – that..."

Dec. 3, 2013 Books Post by Jessi Cape

Austin Animal Center Strains to Maintain Its No-Kill Status
City shelter struggles with overcrowding and volunteer dissatisfaction
"...At the end of a group tour of the Austin Animal Center late last year, a..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Will Anybody Ever Love Neal Medlyn?
For vulnerable performer Neal Medlyn, Dork = Cool.
"..."I know who I am and I am willing to declare myself to the world. I am a..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

AFF Honors Chris Carter, Announces First Wave
Outstanding TV Writing Award for 'X-Files' creator
"...Christmas comes early for Austin sci-fans...."

Aug. 28, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Girlfriend to Girlfriend
"...summer of 1997, newly pregnant and shocked, I staggered into a bookstore to sort through the daunting amount of..."

March 5, 1999 Books Feature by Roseana Auten

Moontower 6: First Comics Announced
Ali Wong, Patton Oswalt, and Ralphie May lead list of 50 acts
"...Appears that arctic front didn't just bring our first freezing temperatures of the fall; it..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Will The Smoke Clear Before Garcia Leaves Office?
The smoking ban gets preliminary approval but its future remains uncertain.
"...Austin's bar and club owners got dragged, kicking and screaming,..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Science Goes to Court
Death row case sets new state law against prosecutorial resistance
"...Rigoberto Avila was in the living room of the small..."

Nov. 1, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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