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Blossoms of Fire
"...Directed by: Ellen Osborne and Maureen Gosling. Blossoms of Fire is a bright, amiable chronicle of the..."

May 4, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Fast, Cheap, & Out of Control
While the rest of the nation was rallying around the flag, screenwriter and director Sturges was spitting out a series of rapid-fire Hollywood comedies that showed untruth, injustice, inequality, corruption, chicanery, and illicit sex running rampant across this land from sea to shining sea.
"...like the other whacked-out creations in Sturges' amazing gallery of oddballs -- the Weenie King, Sgt. Heppelfinger, John D...."

Jan. 14, 2000 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

Playback: Pastures of Plenty
Q: Ships and vans share what in common? A: Hazardous waste.
"...Stowed away on the back bench of an old church van called Momma Pearl, I set..."

Feb. 22, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

An Indomitable Culture
Director Maureen Gosling talks about the Zapotec women of Juchitán and 'Blossoms of Fire,' the documentary she made about them.
"...intellectuals. Artists and filmmakers revel in their joyous embrace of color and unconventional concepts of beauty. Writers and songwriters..."

May 4, 2001 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Benefiting 'Bamako Chic'
Former Austinite Maureen Gosling needs funds to finish her latest documentary
"...for a two-day presentation raising funds for the completion of her Bamako Chic: The Woman Cloth Dyers of Mali...."

Sept. 30, 2005 Screens Feature

The Rage: Carrie Two
"...awful sequels -- are going to be a part of the cinematic landscape until the end of the world...."

March 12, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Blade
"...Directed by: Stephen Norrington. Starring: Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Traci Lords, Arly Jover, Udo Kier, Donal Logue, N'Bushe..."

Aug. 21, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

All the Pain Platinum Can Buy
"...quote the same music industry dictum as a way of explaining what keeps them going when they're already going..."

Dec. 11, 1998 Music Feature by Andy Langer

SXSW Music: Third Whopping List
Another 547 acts booked for the 2015 Music Conference
"...To get a perspective on the vastness of South by Southwest, consider that this morning’s announcement of..."

Jan. 13, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...Townsend, 10pm Ecuadorian synth-pop duo 1982 sounds straight out of a tropical John Hughes movie. Debut LP Nuevas Ondas..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

HavenCon: the Happiest Fest in Texas
Cosplay madness, writing LGBT, and Janet Varney talks Korra
"...to eliminate a credit card balance on any number of homemade trinkets lining the Holiday Inn ballroom...."

April 5, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Nina Hernandez

Pastures Still Aplenty
Eating up the miles in search of country dining destinations
"...In the bucolic pasture lands south and east of Austin, wild flowers and meadow muffins are quickly being..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Playback – AAN Convention: Worth the Ink?
Checking the pulse of print media and music journalism
"...Last week, hundreds of post-apocalyptic survivalists – specifically alt-weekly newspaper staffers from around..."

July 15, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

My SXSW ECO 2012 Experience Wrap Up
Sustainability in food and environment and culture! Oh, my!
"...Conference was one for the record books. The number of attendees doubled from last year and the panels included..."

Oct. 6, 2012 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Culture Club
Aaron Mace's Church of the Friendly Ghost rattles the fringes of creative and musical expressionism
"...– at 1am this Saturday, just drummer Nick Hennies of the Weird Weeds and Brent Fariss on bass –..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Friday Picks
SXSW Music Fest preview guide
"...damned thing anymore," he says. "I used to trip off of the food [for thought] a group like Public..."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature

12 Can't-Miss Austin Bands at SXSW
Hip-hop, roots rock, pop, shoegaze, and more to keep your ears ringing
"...are buzzing about right now, before they bust out of the Live Music Capital's confines? Our music staff has..."

March 7, 2019 Music Post by The Music Staff

All Good Thoughts, All Good Food
The symbolism and celebration of Tet, the Vietnamese new year
"...vibrant Vietnamese community, as well as an expanding number of excellent restaurants. But as prevalent as the local Vietnamese..."

Feb. 4, 2005 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Sxsw
"...person to do? Read the Chronicle's "Picks & Sleepers," of course, because herein are clues to nearly 300 bands..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Chapter 4: The Nineties!
March 1991 -- December 2000
"...Austin: The recovery blossoms into the second boom. The first half of the..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature

Soto Sparkles
A multifaceted diamond tucked away in the suburbs
"...very cosmopolitan interior. The color palette is all shades of black and gray, with napkins and flower blossoms providing..."

June 28, 2013 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

The AggreGAYtor: October 31
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...is awarded for bad behavior, Clarence Thomas has a coffee klatch, and Mark Regnerus reveals a secret. Today’s AggreGAYtor..."

Oct. 31, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Sea Wolf
"...Into a year of Horses (Band of), Birds (Andrew), and Bears (Panda) dog-paddles..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

How the Nez Was Won
Texan Monkees-tamer Michael Nesmith returns to the fold
"...half decades since the foursome's prime time sitcom went off the air, their reputation as musicmakers has transcended the..."

July 26, 2013 Music Feature by Scott Schinder

Why Chamber Music?
For the folks who play it, it's the intimacy and democracy and unity and fun
"...small, favorable habitats to make beautiful song with others of their kind...."

July 11, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Seagull
In the Austin Playhouse production of The Seagull, actors Christa Kimlicko Jones and David Stahl create a splendid tension between their characters and between art and life, but most of the rest of the production rolls by languidly, as just another visit with a crew of Chekhov's discontented Russians.
"...stares at the successful writer with the irrepressible grin of infatuation. She is under the spell of art, and..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Food Fetish
Aphrodisiac Edibles for Valentine's Day
"...courtesy "Inter Courses - an Aphrodisiac Cookbook" The holiday of love is upon us yet again, and as you..."

Feb. 14, 1997 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

SXSW Showcases
All the SXSW showcases that fit
"...always, the bluegrass revivalists/punk innovators sit at the head of the picnic table with the closing slot. But oh,..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Unscented
When Life Doesn't Stink
"...stunned. Oh, sure, in the beginning the big globs of VO5 in my hair and the traces of lipstick..."

Aug. 11, 1995 Arts Feature by Suzy Banks

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