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George Washington
Green's debut feature is a sublime tone poem about adolescence
"...-- all these are the raw elements used by George Washington in its vivid depiction of a group of..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Chord That Binds: The George Washington Score
How Austin musicians Michael Linnen and David Wingo collaborated on the George Washington score
"...George Washington is an intensely moody piece of work, striking..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Screens Feature by Michael Chamy

Free Kwanzaa Celebration at George Carver Museum
Elizabeth Kahura explains the principles and food behind the holiday
"...about holiday celebrations around the world, including Kwanzaa. The George Carver Museum will host Elizabeth Kahura, originally from Kenya,..."

Dec. 28, 2017 Food Post by Jessi Cape

The Battle of Washington's Bulge
The textbook wars make a casualty of Washington Crossing the Delaware.
"...George Washington and his ragtag Continental Army may have heroically..."

Nov. 22, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Day Trips: Geronimo the Longhorn, George West
Stuffed longhorn graces the courthouse lawn
"...watch over the Live Oak County Courthouse lawn in George West from his glass stall...."

Nov. 6, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Zach Theatre's Sunday in the Park With George
Zach relalizes the Sondheim musical with near flawless execution but has little in the way of emotional reward
"...existence, beyond her relationship to his work. This is Georges Seurat, the post-impressionist French painter in the 1880s...."

June 15, 2018 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Mr. Dubose Goes to Washington – Part Time
Local author Lou Dubose commuting to D.C. as new editor of The Washington Spectator
"...books in seven years about the corrupt administration of George W. Bush – including three co-written with the late,..."

July 20, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Mayor of Washington Boulevard
The first Beach Boys' solo album, Dennis Wilson's Pacific Ocean Blue, washes back ashore after more than three decades
"...the tony Marina del Rey, all's not right on Washington Boulevard. It's fall 1983, and things are turning crispy...."

Aug. 1, 2008 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

George Pelecanos Coming to BookPeople
"...of the last decade doesn't get to him first, George Pelecanos just might go over the top with his..."

March 8, 2002 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

The Legend of Tarzan
This new take on Tarzan, with its CGI jungle animals, isn't half bad
"...he returns to the Congo, he is accompanied by George Washington Williams (Jackson), an American soldier and adventurer who..."

July 1, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Undertow
Cross-pollinate the arthouse film with B-movie backwoods gothic, and you get something like Undertow’s peculiar fusion of high and low culture.
"...I do mean smudged; as in his other pictures (George Washington, All the Real Girls), director and co-writer David..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

From the Vaults: David Gordon Green
Highlights of our coverage of the filmmaker since 2001
"...in America. Since the release of his first feature, George Washington, in 2001, Green has directed eight more films,..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Earth and the American Dream
"...from historical figures and observers from the likes of George Washington to Andrew Carnegie to Jacques Cousteau. Delivering these..."

June 17, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

You're a Mean One, Mister Governor
Bah, humbug! Abbott kicks Founding Fathers out of Capitol.
"...state, Gov. Greg Abbott has had a picture of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Lady Liberty, and even..."

Dec. 24, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Fighting Words
David Gordon Green Slams Indie Filmmakers and Snubs Cannes. Who Is This Kid, Anyway?
"...York Times, which recently quoted Green saying that Denzel Washington's work in The Hurricane was "a phony, false performance..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Written in Stone
History of racism lives on in UT monuments
"...Major George Washington Littlefield left behind a long legacy on the..."

May 29, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

Revolutionary Score
The Founding Fathers' first declaration: 'We're an American band!'
"...invent the thing); Francis Hopkinson on harpsichord; and frontman George Washington doing dance steps Mick couldn't match (no lie,..."

June 29, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'It All Leads Back to Texas'
Robert Bryce on the Texas-Washington-international crony network
"...the way that tradition has now been transferred to Washington, D.C." In this week's issue, we publish a chapter..."

June 18, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Hideaway
A descendant of the father of our country in the Antone's House Band? For three decades now, believe it!
"...on organ, guitarists Derek O'Brien and Denny Freeman, and George Rains on drums – knows the Freddie King hymnal..."

Jan. 15, 2016 Music Feature by Sarah Brown

The Hightower Report
Who decided that the WTO rules the U.S.?; who decided that the U.S. rules Iraq?
"...European corporations, so blatantly usurped America's lawmaking authority. Instead, George W. and his administration meekly waved the white hankie..."

Sept. 13, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Walker
Woody Harrelson stars as a professional escort for political wives in this Paul Schrader movie about sex, murder, scandal, and adultery in Washington, D.C.
"...is a Southern Oscar Wilde let loose in present-day Washington, D.C. His role in life is to entertain the..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Denzel Washington is a lawyer who goes rogue
"...Directed by: Dan Gilroy. Starring: Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo, Amanda Warren, Lynda Gravatt, Hugo..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Doomed to Repeat It?
Former Students, Profs, and Lawyers Remember
"...University of Texas Law School student over in Houston, George Washington, Jr., who sees the Hopwood decision as a..."

Feb. 6, 1998 News Feature by Cristina Smith

Hysterical Historical
On the Beaton path to old school lulz
"...ore into nuggets of comedy gold. Who knew that George Washington and Franz Liszt and Marie Curie and JFK..."

Sept. 30, 2011 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Brothers in Arms
Jeff Nichols' Southern Gothic family saga, 'Shotgun Stories'
"...School of the Arts, between you, David Gordon Green [George Washington], Craig Zobel [Great World of Sound], and cinematographer..."

June 27, 2008 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...State Association of Texas Building at 1191 Navasota, the George Washington Carver Library at 1165 Angelina, and the Limerick-Frazier..."

May 13, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

All the Real Girls
"..."in love." Writer/director David Gordon Green’s impressive first film, George Washington, was beautiful to look at, but there was..."

April 25, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Hightower Lowdown
Enron's true crimes are the legal things it did; Boeing patriotically rips off us taxpayers; and Bob Barr acts like a crack smoker.
"...the top: They were the largest money backers of George W's campaigns; they rushed money to Florida to help..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

Casino Jack
Kevin Spacey stars in this entertaining romp about the career of disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
"...Directed by: George Hickenlooper. Starring: Kevin Spacey, Barry Pepper, Kelly Preston, Jon..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Full Franklin
It's been 60 years since a biograpy of Benjamin Franklin has been written; Austin author H.W. Brands' The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin makes up for lost time.
"...Benjamin Franklin? The question is bizarre but necessary. Unlike George Washington, for example, Franklin was not a galvanizing, commanding..."

Dec. 1, 2000 Books Feature by Clay Smith

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