Search

1-30 of 1,000 results, sorted by relevance | sort by date
Wood & Wire Nominated for Grammy
Austin pickers earn Best Bluegrass Album nod
"...the shocking news that his Austin act Wood & Wire had received a Grammy nomination for the group’s 2018..."

Dec. 8, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Barb Wire
"...serves as the home port for gorgeous mercenary Barb Wire (Anderson Lee), a curvaceous blonde bombshell with a heart..."

May 3, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Nik Wallenda: Life on the Wire
In which we send an aerialist to talk to a stuntman. Whoa.
"...be flying trapeze, or horse training, or walking a wire. You do it all. So I’ve just tweaked what..."

May 19, 2011 Arts Post by Raven Hinojosa

Wood & Wire Hit a High Point in Uncertain Times
After garnering a Grammy nomination, the bluegrassers roll it forward
"...and songsters gathered Sunday afternoons like church. Wood & Wire mandolinist Billy Bright used to pick timeless tunes at..."

Sept. 11, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Man on Wire
In a guerrilla act, French wirew-alker Philippe Petit crossed the space between the World Trade Center towers in 1974. His daring and artistry continue to amaze and inspire, as demonstrated in this documentary.
"...I saw the towers come down, and Man on Wire, Marsh's exhilarating documentary on the fearless French wire-walker's rapturous..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wood & Wire Album Review
No Matter Where It Goes From Here (Blue Corn Music)
"...Wood & Wire earned a Grammy nod for 2018's third LP North..."

Sept. 11, 2020 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Like A Bird On A Wire
Wisebird, as Southern bedrock as Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood
"...early copies of their first local disc, On A Wire, available. Recorded at Dertybird’s JT Holt studio in Driftwood,..."

Sept. 1, 2010 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

The Totally Awesome AusChron Newscast is Down to the Wire!
Ed Burns, money stacks, tempers flare
"...The Wire, that is, as the Totescast discusses this week's interview..."

July 29, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Kasey, Shane, and a Monkey on a Wire
Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson get animated
"...new LP is the video for “Monkey on a Wire.” It’s animated, a curious contrast to the music’s strum..."

Sept. 10, 2008 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Election Ticker: Down to the Wire
What you need to know before voting on Nov. 5

Nov. 1, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Alejandro Escovedo on a Wire
Leonard Cohen’s Austin equivalent fetes the master poet

Jan. 8, 2016 Music Post by Tim Stegall

Down-to-the-Wire Polling Numbers

Nov. 6, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

Down to the Wire
Election Wrap-up

May 2, 2003 News Feature

Down to the Wire
Election Wrap-up

May 2, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Down to the Wire
Election Wrap-up

May 2, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Down to the Wire
Election Wrap-up

May 2, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Down to the Wire
SOS, Bradley, and the city try to work out their differences and come to an agreement they all can live with on the Bradley Settlement.

March 10, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Walking the High Finance Wire
Bergstrom Costs Going Up and Up

May 12, 1995 News Feature by Dave Cook

The Walk
Philippe Petit dreamed it and Robert Zemeckis brings it to life
"...Walk never really answers the question: “Why?” Or as high-wire aerialist Philippe Petit (Gordon-Levitt, in a bad haircut and..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Art, Stunt, or Punk?
James Marsh on his dizzying documentary, Man on Wire
"...an hour, Petit strolled back and forth along a wire he had specially designed and illegally rigged for the..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

The Brits Do Texas
Wire in the Blood comes to Austin
"...fun filming the upcoming season premiere of the BBC's Wire in the Blood. And he didn't have to cross..."

April 3, 2008 Screens Post by Belinda Acosta

Around the Bend
Family elixir is by turns weepy and hilarious, a little bit Caine and a whole lotta Walken.
"...Eigenberg. Jordan Roberts’ feature debut pulls off the dizzying high-wire act of being both a misty-eyed glimpse into four..."

Oct. 22, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Project Nim
The story of a science experiment in which a chimpanzee was raised as a human child is recounted in this heartbreaking documentary.
"...received an Oscar for his previous documentary, Man on Wire, is tough viewing. It’s impossible not to be moved,..."

Dec. 9, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pink Flag
Wire and Warpaint, back to back nights
"...Two warriors, Wire and Warpaint, squared off on local stages this past..."

April 11, 2011 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

The King
America's soul explored on a road trip in Elvis Presley's car
"...room to critique his own metaphor (especially through The Wire creator David Simon, who busts his chops hard that..."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami
Cultural icon Grace Jones, caught raw and wondrous.
"...is a near perfect document of Jones’ boundless creativity, live-wire presence both on and off stage or screen, and..."

April 27, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Battle of the Sexes
Billie Jean King takes on Bobby Riggs
"...closeted shame. Wearing a dark brown shag wig and wire-rim glasses dominating her smallish face, Stone empathetically channels King’s..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Person to Person
The New York ensemble subgenre gets some fresh air
"...Brooklyn watch repairman Jimmy, and Isiah Whitlock Jr. (The Wire) as his wisecracking friend Buster. Person to Person also..."

Aug. 11, 2017 Movie Review by Michael Agresta

It Comes at Night
A lean, mean descent into primitive tribalism
"...method of humanity’s endgame while simultaneously focusing on the trip-wire frailty of a nuclear family trapped in the hungry,..."

June 9, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Shut In
Naomi Watts stars in ho-hum thriller
"...teeth of an oncoming blizzard, Mary’s mental state, already piano-wire taut, begins to fray even more. Is it merely..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10     NEXT    34 »
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle