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Summer Sneaks
Apocalypse Whenever: Movies in the Season of Armageddon
" Las Vegas, Whit Stillman's The Last Days of Disco, Steven Soderbergh's Out of Sight, Henry Jaglom's Déjà Vu,..."

May 22, 1998 Screens Feature

Flashback, Cash Back
The Trickle Down Economics of Eighties Music
"...rock bands from the Eighties are becoming the trash disco of rock music," say Mark Olivarez, whose club, in..."

July 18, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Faster Than Sound: Peacemakers Cap a Decade at Evangeline Cafe
Evangeline Cafe keeps rolling out South Austin roots, the Coconut Club brings dance and DJs Downtown, and the newly improved Austin Music Poll drops
"...away and talk," explains Almaraz, who DJs with Compact Disco Crew. "We wanted to make sure you can escape."..."

Jan. 3, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Frozen II
Back to Arendelle, but has the story grown up with the audience?
"...Is Found” to Kacey Musgraves, while Panic! at the Disco tackles “Into the Unknown” with theatre geek abandon.)..."

Nov. 22, 2019 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Qmmunity: The Fight for Queers’ Title VII Rights in SCOTUS’ hands
Plus GayCL returns and local stylists host benefit for Cheer Ups’ Maggie Lea
"...all the way from Brooklyn – Sateen, a queer nu-disco duo that'll make you sweat glitter. Warm up with..."

Oct. 11, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Lou Rebecca Album Review
Restless (Holodeck)
"...own soft, gossamer voice. Drawing on her country's native disco ("Break It Apart"), the chanteuse also reflects Italo's popularity...."

Sept. 20, 2019 Music Feature by Christina Garcia

Return to the Seventies at Bobcat Ball
Lambda of Texas State's fundraiser unites students and locals
"...This year’s theme for the ball is Seventies disco fever and folks are encouraged to serve their most..."

April 25, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Alex Puente

Ash Is Purest White
The emotional cost of a life of crime across two decades in Northern China
"...Qiao. At night we watch as they go out disco-dancing, bopping with other clubbers over an extended sequence to..."

March 22, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Music Interview: Lou Rebecca
French chanteuse infuses current pop with retro influences
"...Fitzgerald and Michel Legrand as influences, but writes brokenhearted disco music with catchy melodies – synthy sweet, orchestral, night-club..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Christina Garcia

Austin's House Music Scene Clings to the African-American Community That Birthed It
House music rose to prominence from Chicago’s black music community and hangs on here in its original form
"...history. A more electronic and minimalist offshoot of the disco revolution preceding it, the genre counts among its late-Eighties..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

What now?
"...Disco Bang! Bang! Disco is stayin' alive with DJ Mike...."

Nov. 9, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Bohemian Rhapsody
"...mix of prog, pop, cabaret, metal, jazz, vaudeville, opera, disco, and anything else they felt like, they were earnest..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Studio 54
The rise, fall, and legacy of NYC's most famous nightclub
" Studio 54, the world’s most famous and notorious discotheque. That’s the unspoken promise of this documentary about the..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Six Films You Can’t Miss at aGLIFF 2018
Biopics, retrospectives, and one big mystery
"...9:30pm: Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco(D: James Crump, USA, 95 min.) Documentary about how the..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

AGLIFF Closing With Mapplethorpe
Festival adds major bio-pic, plus complete line-up
"...lives on a different course, especially Dario's, who will discover that he can do something for himself. Based on..."

July 26, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Joaquin Phoenix creates a charming warts-and-all portrait of cartoonist John Callahan
"...accepts and demolishes his bullshit. Unrecognizable under an ABBA disco blond mane, Hill vaporizes the nervous and nebbish persona..."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Kacey Musgraves – Everywoman
Texan’s taping, country and folk to disco, unites ACL
"...boundaries of her repertoire into folk rock and even disco, which only further engages the musicianship of both Musgraves..."

June 7, 2018 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Hot Luck Review: Questlove
Roots polymath demonstrates DJ prowess
"...effortlessly clocked Motown, Chaka Khan, and a litany of disco jives. However, there weren’t as many people dancing to..."

May 28, 2018 Music Post by Clara Wang

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami
Cultural icon Grace Jones, caught raw and wondrous.
"...a puzzled look in response, but her early avant-garde disco discography – “Warm Leatherette,” that sultry cover of Iggy..."

April 27, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Priority Pop at SXSW Music
If you've gotta pick and choose, you can't go wrong with these 11 breakouts
" Maria's siren voice and a slew of horns, disco, and jazzy beats. Kelela..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Isabella Castro-Cota

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...Blending infectious funk shuffles, acid jazz excursions, and Latin disco, Cilantro Boombox conjures Santana jams and Earth, Wind &..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...a steely flow over looping boom bap beats. His discography reveals his philosophy framework: Rap Conciencia ("Conscious Rap"), Palabras..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Playback: Margaret Moser’s Final Act
Margaret Moser tribute concert, following Black Fret's money, and a last chance to nominate locals in the Austin Music Poll – this week!
"...harnessed interplanetary power for a stunning set of psychedelic Afro-disco, buoyed by the coincidental special effect of an airplane..."

Dec. 8, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

A Game for Every Weirdo at Fantastic Arcade
Fest celebrates the outer reaches of video games
"...A Mortician's Tale will be a good fit. And Disco Bear is pretty much what it sounds like. Other..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Hello Again
A sexy musical that spans time falls flat
"...down. Shift forward to 1956, when Willis plays another discontented spouse, this time married to a successful businessman (Knight)..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Arcade Fire Plays to the Hardcores
Polarizing new album can’t stem Canadians’ catharsis
"...Only a power outage discourages the true boogie maven, so neither band nor fans..."

Sept. 28, 2017 Music Post by Samantha Lopez

Protextor Meets Brother Bear
“Not Tonight” video previews political pop collaboration
"...that we’ve always cared about, or what we’re just discovering.”..."

Aug. 28, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Past Life
Avi Nesher's film is a thoughtful examination of forgiveness
" every breeze; Tagar, snarling and swanning in Nana’s disco duds. The film captures the era well, in costume..."

June 23, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup
See the whole schedule and get some tickets to escape the heat
"...into one of the most treasured artifacts of the disco era in the process. Of course, it didn't hurt..."

May 16, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Playback: Greetings From Euphoria
Austin’s best spring festival – correction, “experience” – faces competition after idyllic sixth year
"...boomers in Grateful Dead T-shirts that came to see Disco Biscuits, who jammed for nearly three hours on Friday..."

April 14, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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