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Ring in the HollyDaze
Holiday Movie Previews
"...With nearly 40 films in release this holiday season, it's harder than ever for..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Weed Watch: Senate Mulls Med-Mari Defense
Bill would allow medical use claims in drug cases; mandatory sentencing slagged
"...U.S. Sens. Richard Durbin ,D-Ill.; Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.; and Jim Jeffords, I-Vt., last..."

Nov. 26, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
The Feds and Mounties whisk a medi-pot patient from his Vancouver hospital bed and into jail.
"...B.C., hospital bed, whisked him to the border, and relinquished him to the custody of U.S. officials, who wanted..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat
"...Raynr. This live concert film by comedy's bad boy Martin Lawrence finds the performer using incidents from his life..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Page Two: Abandoned Ship
As distrust grows, cooperation becomes impossible
"..."Doctor. You have testified that the following symptoms exist in Lieutenant Commander Queeg's behavior: rigidity of..."

May 28, 2010 Column by Louis Black

Who We Are
The 'Chronicle' interviews Howard Zinn on war, peace, and human nature
"...On Feb. 17-19, Austin will be host to hundreds of historians and activists..."

Feb. 10, 2006 News Feature by Diana Welch

Perry the Executioner
Texas leads the country in executions, and Rick Perry holds the record tally
"...By midmorning on Aug. 30, 2007, Austin defense attorney Keith Hampton..."

Sept. 16, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...12 MONKEYSD: Terry Gilliam; with Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Christopher Plummer, Frank Gorshin, Jon Seda...."

Jan. 5, 1996 News Feature

David Van Os on Single-Member Districts
Texas attorney on the history of the "gentlemen’s agreement"
"...In light of the controversy over single-member districts – and..."

Feb. 28, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Tomar Williams Hones Four Decades of Soul
Breakout of his family band, the performer seizes on his pop, soul, R&B, and hip-hop successes and failures in Tomar & the FCs
"...is as much a preacher as he is a singer, which is to say he has the unique ability..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

SXSW Announces Film Lineup
Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, Ben Wheatley's Free Fire, and more
"...The film fest, running March 10-19, just released the nearly full lineup (sorry,..."

Jan. 31, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Exhibitionism
Works by Chris Scroger: Mickey Mouse for the Next Millennium
"...Denton and former University of North Texas art teacher, paints pictures inhabited by garish and frenzied clusters of strange..."

July 11, 1997 Arts Review

All the Way
In Zach Theatre's staging of this epic political drama about LBJ, the fight for civil rights feels particularly urgent
"...disbelief and outrage. She's just described her arrest, imprisonment in a county jail, and beating at the behest of..."

May 1, 2015 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Those Crazy Kids Will Do Anything ...
"...KING OF THE HILL Paramount Theatre, Monday, April 5..."

April 16, 1999 Arts Feature

Justice Denied?
Advocates Still Fighting for Lacresha Murray's Freedom
"..."Our responsibility is to help Lacresha heal not by blaming everybody else for what she did, but by helping..."

Aug. 7, 1998 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Wilde Life
"...Walk-on-the-Wilde-Siders!" announced State Theater Company artistic director Don Toner during his curtain speech at the play Gross Indecency: The..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

Letters @ 3AM
On September 28, key rights guaranteed by our Constitution, plus the central tenet of the Magna Carta, were nullified by an act of Congress – specifically, the Military Commissions Act of 2006
"...unnoticed. A few editorials, some angry e-mails. No banner headlines. No dramatic footage. No conspiracy theories. It happened in..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Column by Michael Ventura

American Movie
What to see at the sixth annual Cine Las Americas.
"..."Movies are daydreams we share in public," F.X. Feeney writes in the April issue of..."

April 25, 2003 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

At Close Range
The Men Behind the Texas Militia Myth
"...My whole life is squeezed into this trigger. I can feel it there, my whole..."

Oct. 27, 1995 News Feature

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

June 13, 1997 Screens Feature

Letters at 3AM: An Arbitrary Nation, Part 4
With the consent of the governed, the United States government has gone rogue and violated international law
"...Let us confront the fact – or, if you like, the possibility – that..."

June 14, 2013 Column by Michael Ventura

Happenings
April 5, 2007 - Wednesday, April 11
"...on these and other events this week, see Community Listings. THURSDAY, APRIL 5..."

April 6, 2007 News Feature

Chronicle Endorsements
"...for the March 1 party primaries. We endorse only in contested races. See more info at austinchronicle.com/elections. State/National..."

Feb. 12, 2016 News Feature

Chief Priest of the Shrine
The epic life story of Nigerian soul superstar Fela Kuti.
"...And you non-Africans -- listen to me with open mind." -- Intro to "Shuffering and Shmiling"..."

July 14, 2000 Music Feature by David Lynch

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...KIDSD: Larry Clark; with Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chloe Sevigny. For once, the hype is right..."

Sept. 1, 1995 News Feature

October Previews
"...D: Paul McGuigan; with Ewen Bremner, Martin Clunes, Stephen McCole, Jenny McCrindle, Gary McCormack...."

Sept. 10, 1999 Screens Feature

Learning From Our Mistakes
Free, but not exonerated, Fran and Dan Keller are the victims of a continuing injustice
"..."Sometimes, it feels like we're still in prison."..."

March 11, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...TO WONG FOO, THANKS FOR EVERYTHING! JULIE NEWMARD: Beeban Kidron; with Patrick Swayze, Wesley Snipes,..."

Sept. 8, 1995 News Feature

Film
Film Reviews
"...Carver, Susan Norman, Kate McGregor Stewart. Carol's life is killing her, or so it seems. But, maybe it's just..."

Sept. 22, 1995 News Feature

Book Reviews
The bad news: Melanie Haupt isn't satisfied with Sandra Cisneros' eagerly awaited epic. The good? Read on.
"...No one ever said that writing an epic novel is easy. Writing a good epic..."

Oct. 4, 2002 Books Feature by Melanie Haupt

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