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Venus: Shocking Blue & Cabanel
The Shocking Blue scores Alexandre Cabanel's Birth of Venus
"...silver flame. The summit of beauty and love, And Venus was her name. Looks like a sand bar to..."

July 20, 2007 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Venus Beauty Institute
"...Jacques Bonnaffe, Samuelle Bihan, Bulle Ogier and Nathalie Baye. Venus Beauty Institute has Douglas Sirk's soapy prints all over..."

Nov. 10, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Peter O'Toole, in an Oscar-caliber and -nominated performance, pulls off the tricky May-December relationship at the heart of Venus with colossal panache and sublime craft.
" the tricky May-December relationship at the heart of Venus without seeming icky or perverse or Bill Murray and..."

Jan. 26, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Venus in Fur
The play’s the thing in Roman Polanski's erotic screen version of the Tony Award-winner.
"...The play’s the thing in the erotic comedy/drama Venus in Fur, which entirely takes place during an unorthodox..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Meeting Venus
"...always been well rewarded. In the case of Meeting Venus Szabo also gives us a hint of the difficulties..."

Jan. 31, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

The Rebirth of Venus
Greg Curtis' Disarmed gets the elusive skinny on the sculpture whose stomach is "immense like the sea."
"...trafficked for strange webs with Eastern merchants." The second, Venus de Milo, has generated far fewer monographs and far..."

Oct. 24, 2003 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

At the Statue of Venus/Three Decembers
The Butler Opera Center's pairing of these Jake Heggie chamber operas opened up small concerns to an enduring sense of love
"...At the Statue of Venus/Three DecembersMcCullough Theatre, 2375 Robert Dedman Dr., UT campus March..."

March 11, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Orbiting Game Culture
Brandon Boyer launches Venus Patrol
"...To understand what makes Venus Patrol a significant website is to understand, at least..."

Sept. 21, 2012 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Band Aid
A couple works out their problems through song
"...preachy, binary Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus-type speech that oversimplifies the conflict and offers a hurried,..."

June 23, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

The Red Turtle
Poetic beauty abounds in this animated gem
" die in the blazing sun. But like Botticelli’s Venus sprung from a half-shell, a beautiful copper-haired woman later..."

Feb. 17, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Basic Instinct 2
This wholly unwarranted sequel is so outrageously preposterous (and chockablock with bad dialogue) that the end result achieves a basement grandeur of near-epic proportions.
"...Barish and Henry Bean, who have contrived Sharon Stone's Venus mantrap Cat Tramell back from the clutches of apropos..."

March 31, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Love Stinks
" a Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus conference. And male teens (especially those Adam Sandler junkies)..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Movie Review by Sarah Hepola

What Happened Was …
"...self-help text Men Are From Mars, Woman Are From Venus, Michael responds, “This is a date?”..."

Nov. 4, 1994 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Horizon: An Alternative to the Big E3 Presentations
Local gaming website Venus Patrol takes the reins
"...E3 gaming presentations leave you cold? Local gaming-culture website Venus Patrol is collaborating on an alternative. It's called Horizon..."

May 20, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Coach's Corner
Pat Cash tried to impugn the Williams sisters' Wimbledon accomplishment, but they're bigger than him and that simpering Chris Evert put together.
"...U.S. Open) to tank her match with big sister Venus so Venus could have a turn winning her own..."

July 14, 2000 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Eric's World
The Many Fanastic Colors of
"...On it, there's a short stack of brightly-colored CDs. Venus Isle? No. Three-song promotional samplers that will go out..."

Sept. 27, 1996 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Holding Venus
"...Holding Venus by Keith Carter..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Books Review by Robert Faires

Coach's Corner
The UT Longhorns have two very good quarterbacks, but it's a lie to say they're both starters. And in tennis, Venus and Serena Williams are making it look so easy, people may not recognize just what unique talents they really are.
" easy to use words like revolutionary to describe Venus and Serena Williams. It would be easy to proclaim..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

“It’s Like a Family Business, Except Rock Stars”: The Kindred Bond of We Don’t Ride Llamas
Afro rock sibling band is defiantly unconventional on new EP The Oracle
"...the two Oracle tracks released as music videos – "Venus and Mars" and "Blueberries" – are marvels of multifaceted..."

April 29, 2022 Music Feature by Julian Towers

King Richard
And dad makes three in this Williams family tennis biopic
"...parenting metaphor. But Richard Williams, father to tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams, appeared to have taken that dictum..."

Nov. 26, 2021 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Nine for IX Premieres Tonight
ESPN presents a series on women in sports
"...Nine for IX, kicks off tonight with Ava DuVernay's Venus Vs. – the story of Venus Williams' battle to..."

July 2, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3
"...Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3..."

March 16, 2007 Music Review by Michael Bertin

Eric Johnson
Record review
"...AVM's follow-up, 1996's multifaceted, but ultimately diffuse and overproduced Venus Isle. Don't let the nine-year hiatus between Venus Isle..."

June 17, 2005 Music Review by David Lynch

Venus: A Vessel for Others Under the Big Top
Local Arts Reviews
"...Venus:A Vessel for Others Under the Big Top..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Record Reviews
Abbey Lincoln
"...Apple Venus (TVT)..."

April 2, 1999 Music Review

Books That Keep on Giving
Does It Come in Paperback?
"...Miriam Worms in Venus Bound One of the funniest bits National Lampoon did..."

Dec. 13, 1996 Books Feature by Margaret Moser

Eric Johnson
"...Venus Isle (Capitol)..."

Sept. 27, 1996 Music Feature

The Best of the Rest The Summer of '95, Part 2
"...former Austinite Steven Saylor, to visit ancient Rome, The Venus Throw (St. Martin's Press, $22.95 hardcover) should transport you..."

June 9, 1995 Books Feature

"...him to withdraw from exhibition his painting “The Crucified Venus” that contains the offensive image of a nude woman...."

March 25, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Free Will Astrology
Your weekly horoscope, August 12-18
"...deity to be your symbolic helper, I would pick Venus. The planet Venus is ruler of your sign, and..."

Aug. 12, 2022 Column by Rob Brezsny

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