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X Frontman John Doe Has More Fun in the New World
Living quietly in Austin for two years now – and only for hours at a time!
"...– especially X, formed in 1977 with guitarist Billy Zoom, ex-wife/co-singer/songwriter Exene Cervenka, and drummer DJ Bonebrake – ensures..."

June 28, 2019 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

"Rosa Nussbaum: Horizonland" at Women & Their Work
The artist draws on her experience as a stranger in a strange land without her own wheels, viewing the world through the lens of a car window
"...that keeps us from seeing something clearly as we zoom by. A recording of Nussbaum accompanies the slides, but..."

May 24, 2019 Arts Review by Robert Faires

SXSW VR Cinema: Eleven Eleven
Are they gonna make it to the ship or, more likely, die?
"...mode, or whatever they’re calling it. Where you can zoom back within your POV any time you want, through..."

March 14, 2019 SXSW Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Go Fever
"...huge, pleading chorus enters defiantly, setting up the album's zoom-out from past prom rock efforts. The Aussie expat's revealing,..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Music Review by Rachel Rascoe

Five Films You Can’t Miss at Other Worlds Austin
Zoom into the future with the sci-fi film festival

Dec. 7, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Gritty sci-fi road trip has teen appeal
"...of ray-gun protectors, otherworldly enforcers who dress Terminator-style and zoom toward its signal on motorcycles seemingly fueled by the..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Precourt Sports Ventures Reveals Soccer Stadium Site Plan
Only thing left is kick off, right?
"...Okay, so that’s a relatively zoomed-out bird’s eye view. (You can click on the photo..."

May 15, 2018 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

SXSW Film Review: Eighth Grade
Instagram and FOMO dominate this teen's inner life
"...this is a horror movie: opening with a creeping zoom out of Kayla creating a YouTube video, and later..."

March 17, 2018 Screens Post by Jenny Nulf

American Made
Tom Cruise is a pilot who becomes embroiled in the Iran/Contra scandal
"...of the cockpit. He’s content, more or less, to zoom through the late Seventies on light-weight machismo and an..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Council: Heating Up the HOT Tax
Mayor moves to defend his solutions to the “Downtown Puzzle”
"...consume about three evening hours. That's if they first zoom through everything else on the list – which runs..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Summer Fun: Bark & Zoom Opens at ABIA
Your pup will want to stay in this doghouse
"...with parking at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport that Bark & Zoom and Park & Zoom took shape. While a majority..."

May 19, 2017 Chronolog Post by Katarina Brown

100 Local SXSW Music Acts
A-Z list of 100 Austin acts showcasing at the Fest
"...a theatrical production, the guitarist recently subbed for Billy Zoom in X. Then he comes back to shooting the..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

John Doe Moves to Austin
X’s “man of the world” contemplates life in Big Boys country
"...pitcher of water or beer on [X guitarist] Billy Zoom. Billy doesn’t like that kind of stuff because it..."

Feb. 9, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: John Doe Moves to Austin
X's John Doe moves to Austin, Adam Nurre celebrates his late bandmates, and The Shopkeeper takes Congress House Studio to the movies
"...pitcher of water or beer on [X guitarist] Billy Zoom...."

Feb. 10, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Miss Hokusai
The life of an artist through the eyes of his daughter
"...a camera on a dolly or a crane. (A zoom shot of a bridge in the bustling 1814 metropolis..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

APD: Suspensions and Demotions
Former Lieutenant Allen Hicks and Sergeant Scott Stanfield were disciplined for failing to properly review multiple cases of their officers' use of force
"...when it was brought to their collective attention. IA's zoom-out on the five months following the March 17 arrest..."

Oct. 28, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Spirit of the City and the Letter of the Law Collide at Sekrit Theater
Beau Reichert struggles with the city over his backyard arts complex
"...Subdivision right next door to the south (white roofs). Zoom in to see some of the "structures" in Reichert's..."

Sept. 2, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Doors Guitarist Robby Krieger Rallies
ROT thunderdome enlists some “Roadhouse Blues”
"...say he saw himself as a shooting star. Like, zoom, everything coming up at once and then fading out..."

June 9, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Friday SXSW Picks
"...spent part of the past year subbing for Billy Zoom in X as he battled cancer. Both actor and..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature

My All American
Longhorn legend Freddie Steinmark gets his due in this sports drama
" is competent but never inspired. (A final aerial zoom, while thematically on point, is clumsy.) Pizzo intuitively understands..."

Nov. 13, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Fantastic Fest 2015: Zoom
Body image and identity crises in an M.C. Escher world
"...Well, mostly shot: Roughly one-third of Zoom is rotoscope animation. During the post-screening Q&A, Morelli gave..."

Sept. 27, 2015 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Fantastic Fest Unleashes Final Wave
New films from Charlie Kaufman and Owen Egerton join fest
"...huge tsunami that threatens to wipe out their town. Zoom D: Pedro Morelli Canada/ Brazil, 2015, 96 min US..."

Sept. 9, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Are Red 7 and Red Eyed Fly merging? That and whatever happened to the Strange Boys answered in this week's music news.
"...guitar duties for seminal L.A. punks X while Billy Zoom undergoes treatment for bladder cancer. According to X's website,..."

July 24, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Texas Republicans, Defiant as Always
Why the GOP isn't listening to you: They don't have to
"...Zoom out to the national level. As the right and,..."

July 5, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

John Doe on SXSW Hit-and-Run
“Very strange feeling to be that close, but not be aware”
" vibes on three or four songs, [guitarist] Billy [Zoom] gets to play sax on a couple of songs...."

April 10, 2015 Music Post by Tim Stegall

One in a Crowd: ARTtv
New Web project wants to expand kids' creative horizons
" as "the early years of MTV meets PBS Zoom" and, along with his wife Julie Pippin, Ben Steinbauer..."

March 6, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band
Out of the basement and under the tree!
"...Captain Beefheart & the Magic BandSun Zoom Spark: 1970 to 1972 (Rhino)..."

Dec. 12, 2014 Music Review by Luke Winkie

Estate Sale Roundup: October 31-November 2
Keeping it core: Allandale, Crestview, and Northwest Hills pillaging
" with leather case; Pentax P3 35mm SLR with zoom lens; Kodak camera dock 6000; vintage GAF Anscovision 388..."

Oct. 31, 2014 Design Post by Anne Harris

The Road to 10-1: 52 and Counting
With Monday deadline looming, 80 potential Council candidates
"...Zack Ingraham, a sales and marketing staffer at Legal Zoom, joins six others on the District 7 ballot...."

Aug. 16, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Estate Sale Roundup: July 31-August 3
You could be swimming, but you'd rather be rummaging
"...linens; Gund, Merrythought and other teddy bears; Pentax IQ zoom lens camera, Kodak EasyShare G610 printer dock with camera,..."

July 31, 2014 Design Post by Anne Harris

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