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Revving Up for Slow Times
How local entrepreneurs plan to weather the recession
"...But analysts pointed out the drop was primarily in cars and gasoline; excluding those categories, retail sales fell by..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Keep It on the Download
Gaming, the agoraphobic way
"...downloadable content, acquired via its Virtual Console, consists of classic Nintendo titles. That's a good deal of quality nostalgia..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Somebody Get Me a Shot
"...their custody. By September, I’d turned 15, so the Cars at the same venue, Panorama tour, remains my first...."

Jan. 25, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Naked City
"...history as Cut-Rite Chainshaws. The place became an instant classic soon after opening in 2004; it now is being..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature

Coming to You Live From the Drinking Town With a Baseball Problem
"...on, gray, and chilly. Perfect weather for the Fall Classic, which apparently will go on in perpetuity. Fox must..."

Oct. 26, 2006 Sports Post by Shawn Badgley

The Devil in Us All
Butch Hancock, like Leo Tolstoy and Bob Dylan, takes on this political world
"...a laugh at the 2-inch thick, 700-page (abridged) literary classic thrown down on a small wooden table in the..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Page Two: Here and There
The 'Chronicle' offers its Web forums and reaches out for a community conversation
"...unveiling the Model T in a time of solar-powered cars, but we are well aware that this is just..."

July 28, 2006 Column by Louis Black

The Searcher
Wim Wenders on his sense of the right direction
"...American playwright Sam Shepard to make Paris, Texas, the classic that follows an amnesiac man through the lonely expanse..."

March 10, 2006 Screens Feature by Diana Welch

Where There's Smoke, There's a 'Vérité-Enhanced' Legacy
The Texas Documentary Tour: Ross McElwee's 'Bright Leaves'
"...tobacco grower who's obliged to point out, unsolicited, that "cars kill, too; can't legislate how people live their lives."..."

Feb. 10, 2006 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Our readers talk back.
"...That was classic Biscuit. In the coloring book of life, he colored..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Column

Plunging into Austin music's past with the Armadillo, and its future with MySpace. Craig Ross included free of charge.
"...says Ross, last heard from on 1996's local cult classic Dead Spy Report (MCA). "Some songs on there, I'm..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

After a Fashion
This week your Style Avatar makes the Red Carpet Scene at the premiere of 'Sahara' and Robert Rodriguez's 'Sin City' and remembers DeLorean
"...director Breck Eisner was in the audience. Sahara, a classic escapist action/adventure formula featuring a beautiful woman in danger..."

April 8, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Shaun Young
Texas platters
"...for its limited sound and handful of subjects – cars, girls, the occasional scrape with the law. Nothing wrong..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Here Comes the Train
Can city staff, citizens, and neighborhoods realize – and build – a more livable city?
"...farther-flung zones, currently occupied either by pastures or by classic suburban sprawl, are expected to host "town centers," with..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Mighty Fine
Dixiecrat Jesse Dayton ain't banging his head against a wall
"...seem especially fond of "Just What I Needed," the Cars classic Dayton covered because the lyrics reminded him of..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

For the Activist Who Has Everything
Useless political gifts for the holiday season
"...of a city or something, where people park their cars on the street! Save her the indignity of having..."

Dec. 17, 2004 News Feature

The LCRA Moves to Turn on the Tap
Future of Hill Country waits on Authority's decisions on water plan
"...curve has been very steep, due largely to the classic business mistakes that follow growing too fast. In fairness,..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Letters at 3AM
The White House resorted to scare tactics, terror alerts, and slander following the Democratic Convention in order to avert the public's attention from newly released statistics documenting the country's economic downturn
"...with big lonely eyes. He speaks with a deep classic drawl. I'm carrying a USA Today; he nudges toward..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Column by Michael Ventura

Kontinental Krew
Local custom car club, the Kontinentals, bring the third annual Lonestar Rod & Kustom Round Up auto show to town
"...headed to Festival Beach where, for this weekend only, cars really do get you girls, and smoking is still..."

March 26, 2004 News Feature

Lost & Found
John Schooley's Hard Feelings stay hard with Rebels Against the Future
"...Missouri in Columbia. After a meat-and-potatoes diet of radio-fed classic rock and crushing, small-town monotony, Columbia was a revelation..."

Feb. 27, 2004 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Escape From New York (Special Edition)
Subsequent to both The Warriors and Mad Max, yet predating Blade Runner by a year, Escape From New York laid the groundwork for John Carpenter and Kurt Russell's ensuing masterpiece, 1982's The Thing
"...casting as government heavy in this low-budget, sci-fi cult classic from 1981. Producer Debra Hill and production designer Joe..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Screens Review by Raoul Hernandez

Beat Box
"...point across." His lyrical duet with Ghostface Killah, "Fast Cars," has already become an instant classic for underground die-hards...."

Oct. 31, 2003 Music Review by Robert Gabriel

The Kids Are All Right
Not your parent's summer camp, rock & roll camp!
"...has final approval of the songs and leans toward classic Sixties rock but has a way of making the..."

Aug. 22, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Our readers talk back.
"...Savages that went on to do many of the classic Austin punk concert posters from that period. Rick was..."

Jan. 17, 2003 Column

100% Texan
Kevin Fowler is among the brightest of the Young Texas rising stars.
"...Street on a Saturday night, even if the buckshot scars suggest an occasional row...."

Aug. 9, 2002 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

A Land Shaded in Melancholy Hues
The Austin Museum of Art exhibition "Visualizing the Blues: Images of the American South, 1862-1999" connects the blues aurally and visually, and reveals how the South, like the blues, is full of contradictions: dark and woeful yet beauteous and jubilant.
"...landscape to surround and dwarf it. The absence of cars makes the place seem still more remote, even lonesome...."

March 8, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Our readers talk back.
"...or Texas-sized truck should automatically get side-swiped by any cars driving next to them. No questions asked...."

March 8, 2002 Column

Rape saga redux and other local imbroglios.
" warfare." These comments are from the 2,300-year-old military classic The Art of War by Sun Tzu and they..."

Oct. 26, 2001 Column

Playing the Bad Guy
With actor David Stahl currently appearing as the wicked Richard III and actor Katherine Catmull having recently played the evil Goneril in King Lear, the challenge of playing villains seemed a ripe topic to launch a series of artist-to-artist conversations on craft.
" one-on-one conversations between dancers, painters, directors, cartoonists, choreographers, classical musicians, designers, and comedians, as well as more dialogue..."

Aug. 17, 2001 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

History Repeats
A writer and his artist aunt explore cave paintings and see more than just writing on the wall.
" aunt standing in the entrance, adorned in her classic outdoors attire: hiking boots and pants, a button-down Indian..."

Aug. 17, 2001 Features Feature by Eli Kooris

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