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The Education of a Lifetime
A look at UT's Performing Arts Center and the process by which they bring the biggest names in jazz to Austin.
"...midnight, long after UT's Bass Concert Hall had turned off all the lights and gone to bed. Except, down..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

The Salt of San Marcos
Journalists Who Write Like Scholars - and Vice Versa
"...Juan Palomo and David Barton of The Salt Journal photograph by Jana Birchum Although San..."

May 29, 1998 News Column by Lee Nichols

The Science of Injustice
Capital murder case highlights Texas courts' resistance to physical evidence
"...Jan. 2, 1999, Daniel Raglind was searching a section of the Sam Houston National Forest with his son Todd..."

Aug. 19, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Rise of the Invisible Man
Can longshot Democrat Chris Bell ring up a miracle?
"...When Chris Bell kicked off his bid for governor on a sleepy August day..."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Out of Reach
Living Wage Eludes the Average Austinite
"...the Austin-San Marcos metro area. The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce is predicting continued robust growth for 1998, and..."

March 20, 1998 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Femmes Fatales: Rounding up Austin's Women of Mystery
"...Maxwell, Nancy Bell While driving on a lonely stretch of road, I get inspired. I see an abandoned farmhouse..."

May 2, 1997 Books Feature by Anna Hanks

The Kingdom of Heaven
Psychedelic pioneer Powell St. John, on the Right Track Now
"...done a dozen originals that seem like the beginning of a new age. There's one called "Roller Coaster" that..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

The Spirit of 76th
The Presidential Card
"...Predictably, the governor's all-but-official presidential run cast a long shadow over the Capitol,..."

June 18, 1999 News Column by Erica C. Barnett

Top 9 Local Sports Stories of 2009
It's all about Colt and the boys
"...1) UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS EVERYTHING There's no denying it, the University..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

The Yellow Rose of Texas: The Elusive Truth
"...It's certainly one of the spicier tales in Texas lore: Connecticut native Emily..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

The History of the LGBTQ Movement in Austin
From Stonewall to today, how Pride has progressed in our city
"...$1,500 was a lot of money in 1990. When the city of Austin required..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

The Fantastic and Utterly Disreputable History of the Bevy of Sin Known as Guy Town
Before downtown Austin had the Warehouse District, it had the Whorehouse District: a notorious neighborhood of brothels and fandango houses called Guy Town.
"...the Warehouse District, and plop yourself at any one of the area's finer watering holes: Sullivan's, Cedar Street, Saba,..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Ian Quigley

Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Stay home, stay safe, and still scratch that travel itch
"...Essential Services and Activities Protocols for the entire state of Texas. This executive order allows physical activity like going..."

April 8, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Crime Lab: Evidence of Improvement?
Audits on active forensic labs expected to begin before July's end
"...Austin Police Department shuttered its DNA lab due to out-of-date procedures and unqualified analysts, department officials have tapped a..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Official Drink of Austin Competition is Back
Discounted tickets for Feb. 20 event available this weekend
"...Alan, aka the Tipsy Texan, are bringing back the Official Drink of Austin competition in style...."

Feb. 15, 2014 Food Post by Gracie Salem

Bill of the Week
Building a Better Texas
"...injuries and widespread tax fraud. Looking at the results of a groundbreaking report on the state of the construction..."

Feb. 8, 2013 News Column by Jordan Smith

The Duchess of Palms
Remembering Texas trailblazer Nadine Eckhardt
"...In her 2009 memoir Duchess of Palms, Nadine Eckhardt summarizes her personal journey as of..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Day Trips & Beyond: Of Texas Rivers & Texas Art
Collection expands our appreciation for nature and art
"...too much, or there’s not enough. It says something of the arrogance of humans that we have such arguments..."

April 26, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

From the Eyes of the Abused
Ya'Ke Smith on his feature film debut, 'Wolf'
"...Given the high-profile sexual abuse scandal that's stained the Catholic Church, it's..."

March 16, 2012 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Anatomy of a Print
Artist Lance Letscher and Slugfest print studio team up to produce a labor of something like love.
"...Lance Letscher runs his X-Acto blade along the outlines of a lithograph. He slices deeply into the paper, excising..."

April 5, 2002 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The District of Austin
Another Capital City Gets No Respect
"...Austin is the Washington D.C. of Texas...."

Nov. 8, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

In the Name of Ann Richards
AISD's School for Young Women Leaders is a district showcase – does its glittering reputation hide a darker side for teachers and students?
"...a story about the hard-drinking, hard-talking, silver-haired pit fighter of Texas politics. But she believed in redemption. She once..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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..."

Feb. 2, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

The Name of the Game
Raising deer, oryx, antelope, and more on central texas ranches
"...the old barbed wire ones, but the tall ones, often adorned with a ranch sign that includes the word..."

June 7, 2002 Food Feature by MM Pack

Head of the Class
With Senioritis, the conclusion to his quartet of plays set at a Catholic high school in Houston, solo performer Rob Nash is all set to graduate -- to Off-Broadway, says Robi Polgar.
"...was a kid who attended Catholic high school in Houston. Then he went to the University of Texas at..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Man of the Hour
Superintendent Pat Forgione discusses his goals for AISD in a Q&A interview with reporter Kevin Fullerton.
"...status that has been foisted on the new chief of Austin's public schools, Dr. Pat Forgione, who for the..."

Oct. 29, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Genius of Love
"...It's February 1999, in the quiet, smokeless confines of the Cactus Cafe on the University of Texas campus,..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

A League of Their Own
"...more like the rumble just before a volcanic eruption. Often, the town that Richard Linklater's Slacker helped put on..."

March 12, 1999 Screens Feature by Jesse Sublett

The Fight of His Life
Are Ronney Reynolds' Mayoral Hopes on the Ropes?
"...short but thunderous Watson, 38, delivered a standard candidate's kick-off speech in his deepest Texas twang, casting himself as..."

Dec. 6, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

After the Election, the Deluge of Bills
More than 400 new pieces of legislation already filed for 2015
"...bills. 244 measures from the House. The 84th session of the Texas Legislature may not kick off until Jan...."

Nov. 11, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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