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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
High adventure and fun times in an unexpectedly entertaining sequel
"...It was the sequel for which no one was asking. 1995's Jumanji..."

Dec. 22, 2017 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Welcome to the Jungle
Metal and alt-rock collide and flourish during the Back Room's glory years
"...its 30-plus-year run was it Austin's classiest venue, but the Back Room definitely had balls; in the self-proclaimed Live..."

July 28, 2006 Music Feature by Ray Seggern

Gay Place: Welcome to the GAYTX
It's heeeeere: The throng, the buzz, the madness, the Maddow.
"...Between the official South by Southwest programming and the bootleggy offshoots..."

March 8, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

The Day the Music Lived
"...WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE: It's unlikely Feb. 2 will go..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Post by Christopher Gray

Off the Record
Gimme All Your Lovin': Emo's heads East as John Kunz looks back; plus, Whiskey Shivers' single malt success
"...The most drastic difference between Emo's front room on Red..."

Sept. 2, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
A curated survival guide to the Austin City Limits Music Festival
"...The Shape of What's to Come..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale
The most expensive film ever produced in Taiwan to date, Warriors of the Rainbow is a sweeping historical epic.
"..."Based on a history of Taiwan's aboriginal people," as the opening titles put..."

April 27, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Behind the Bars Part II
We revisit Austin's LGBTQ bars of yesteryear
"...and this week's queer spaces feature, we've reached out to local queers around town and asked them to share..."

Aug. 25, 2016 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Rudyard Kipling's The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli and Baloo
"...time. A few years back Disney made a live-action Jungle Book starring Jason Scott Lee. This new version is..."

July 11, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Winter Classic
South by Southwest 1998
"...Johnny Winter on the outdoor stage at Stubb's Saturday, March 21 photograph by..."

March 27, 1998 Music Feature

Dusting the Bookshelf
Recent Titles
"...No -- you are not seeing things. These reviews -- albeit differing opinions -- were of notable..."

Jan. 24, 1997 Books Review

All Down the Line
Forget the Exile on Main St. reissue. Here's the 1972 Stones in all their cinematic glory, plus a 1981 bonus to make it a double feature.
"...between this year's crossfire PR hurricane for 1972 Rolling Stones magnum opus reboot, Exile on Main St., and now..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Rock Star
"...Herek. Starring: Dominic West, Jason Flemyng, Timothy Olyphant, Jennifer Aniston and Mark Wahlberg. Coming of age during the Eighties,..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Guns n' Roses’ Texas-Sized Reunion
You know where you are? You’re in Jerry World baby. You’re gonna die!
"...Don’t overlook the symbolism of that red flannel shirt knotted around the..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sweet Spirit Tour Diary
On the road with Spoon
"...Sweet Spirit, the high-energy pop group led by Giant Dog members Sabrina..."

May 26, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Live Shot: Jay-Z & Kanye West
Three words: Watch the Throne
"...The line for Jay-Z and Kanye West at the Austin..."

March 13, 2014 Music Post by Austin Powell

Gay Place
The Great Show brings modern cabaret to Austin
"...From burlesque to drag, Austin boasts an abundance of talented and titillating..."

April 6, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place: Laissez Lez...
OUTsider, Valentine's and Mardi Gras make this one big gay week
"...Laissez Lez ... and gays and yays and theys. It's a week of beads and luvin' at various..."

Feb. 13, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Love Is All Around
Tracking Sonny Curtis and his tall, West Texas tales
"...onstage and off, over meals lavish and sandwich, on the very last question of an intensive two-day interview, Sonny..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Austin Music Industry Award Winners
Business and non-performer accolades precede the AMAs
"...We winced through the Grammys and slept through the Oscars, but Monday’s second..."

March 7, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Experience Joy
The quality comedy at SXSW 2012 is worth making extra time for
"...People don't typically come to Austin in March just for the comedy at South..."

March 16, 2012 Arts Feature by Dan Solomon

South of Heaven
Metal has a new home in Austin, and a new sponsor.
"...quiet on Fun Fun Fun Fest Saturday night at the Dirty Dog Bar. Rend, one of the Texas Metal..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Music Feature by Dan Solomon

Cruiserweight
"...CruiserweightThe Smith Tower..."

May 7, 2010 Music Review by Austin Powell

Nerd Girl Rocks Paradise City: A True Story of Faking It in hair Metal L.A.
When Axl Rose proclaimed, 'You know where you are? You're in the jungle baby! You're gonna diiieee!,' he was talking about Los Angeles. That's where Anne Thomas Soffee found herself in the early Nineties on her way to being the 'next Lester Bangs.'
"...Nerd Girl Rocks Paradise City: A True Story of Faking It In Hair Metal L.A...."

Oct. 21, 2005 Books Review by Audra Schroeder

DVDnds: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Iggy & the Stooges, Devo, Guns N' Roses
DVDnds
"...Live, no holds barred. Like U2's 03 stocking stuffer, the Red Hot Chili Peppers DVD their current..."

April 16, 2004 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

DIY or Die
Red 7's house rules are hardcore, so stop whining
"...The handmade poster stapled to the wall behind the cashier..."

June 22, 2007 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Thoughts on Covers
"...Dear Editor, I enjoyed Darcie Stevens' article about bands doing cover..."

May 18, 2004 Postmarks

My People Were Here
"...Dear Editor, Re: The Back Room article [“Welcome to the Jungle,”..."

Aug. 1, 2006 Postmarks

The Recliners Raw Fish (Minnow)
Texas Platters
"...The ReclinersRaw Fish (Minnow) This joke should be old by..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Music Review by Michael Bertin

Coach's Corner
"...Six Flags Over Texas: The line at El Vibora, a rickety, yellow-and-red toboggan-like roller..."

Sept. 20, 1996 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

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