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Afraid of the Dark
"...mother (Ardant) and policeman father (Fox). His mother teaches knitting at the nearby school for the blind where everyone..."

Nov. 13, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Yakuza Apocalypse
Japan’s nuttiest filmmaker Takashi Miike strikes again
"...of locals locked away down in his basement, curiously knitting their days away – no, really, they’re fucking knitting!..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Chick with Sticks
Austinite Vicki Howell hosts DIY's 'Knitty Gritty'
"...on the small screen with Knitty Gritty, a new knitting show on the DIY (Do It Yourself) network...."

July 2, 2004 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Fantastic Fest 2015: Yakuza Apocalypse
Miike’s vampiric gangster film features gore and Keroppi
"...of locals locked away down in his basement, curiously knitting their days away – no, really, they’re fucking knitting!..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

We Remember What the Dormouse Said
Ten authors cut you a little slice of their own personal Wonderlands
"...other things—queens into sheep, a store into a boat, knitting needles into oars. The world is always knitting and..."

March 31, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Lijadu Sisters
Wislawa Szymborska meets the Lijadu Sisters
"...The Lijadu Sisters’ 1976 debut Danger, reissued by the Knitting Factory’s label arm, lodged itself in my home stereo..."

Feb. 7, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

DIY Tech
knitting the tech way
"...Maybe “sewing” and “knitting” in the old-school manner don’t really matter that much..."

March 10, 2008 SXSW Post by Melanie Haupt

The Blue Noise Band
Austin neo-jazzsters the Blue Noise Band
"...If Austin had a club like New York's Knitting Factory, the Blue Noise Band might have a place..."

March 3, 2000 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Record Reviews
"...Live at the Knitting Factory (Knitting Factory)..."

May 22, 1998 Music Review

Stunning French tale of a woman seeking an abortion is depressingly timely
"...medical books in the library before taking her mother’s knitting needles and attempting to self-induce. A second doctor tells..."

May 13, 2022 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Personal Life of Marlon Sexton, Who Doesn’t Want You to Know About His Personal Life
Shooks singer and guitarist rolls the dice on a Q&A
"...into a bunch of stuff. I was super into knitting for a while when I was in second grade...."

Jan. 26, 2022 Music Post by Mars Salazar

Free Will Astrology
Your weekly horoscope, July 10-16
"...You may think that playing heavy metal music and knitting with yarn don't have much in common. And yet..."

July 10, 2020 Column by Rob Brezsny

The Luv Doc: Hot Mom
Austin has more Peter Pans than just about any city this side of San Francisco
"...drinking and meeting interesting people instead of sitting around knitting and watching reruns of Murder, She Wrote. That is..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

The Good Eye
New Year's style resolutions
"...up my needles again, this time for fashion. Locally, knitting classes are offered at Gauge Knits, European Knits, Hill..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Column by Amy Gentry

Knit Scarves, Not Art
"...Needless to say, I was dismayed to find that knitting enthusiasts had covered Carl Trominski's blue signs on Lamar..."

May 4, 2010 Postmarks

Screen Door Jesus
Kirk Davis’ slick, locally produced film, adapted from the stories of Christopher Cook, plunges into Texas' small-town religious mores and comes up with some insightful revelations in this character-driven pastiche.
"...assorted questions of faith through a sprawling ensemble cast, knitting a knotty skein of perceptions as varied as the..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Where There's Smoke …
Across the country, perspectives on the smoking bans offer a very mixed bag
"...clubs don't seem to be seeing that effect. The Knitting Factory (, which has locations in New York City..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Finding Neverland
Johnny Depp delves into the mind of author J.M. Barrie in this adeptly realized celebration of the wonder of the imagination.
"...pajama-clad boys jumping on their beds while pillow-fighting; a knitting hook in the hand of a threatening character; the..."

Dec. 10, 2004 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Born on the Fourth of July
Explosions in the Sky are blowing up. (Sorry, we resisted the pun as long as we could.)
"...Know Us by the Trail of Dead at NYC's Knitting Factory produced more anxiety...."

Oct. 24, 2003 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

Halloween: Resurrection
"...the other 364 days of the year; perhaps those knitting needles lodged in his eye from Episode 1 came..."

July 19, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gasoline Dreams
Rounding up 2000 LPs.
"...the Sun was fumbled by too-hip NYC jazz/experimental indie Knitting Factory, Adult Rodeo's fierce, feral Texxxas was buried by..."

Jan. 5, 2001 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Years of the Dead
The Mexico of now, David Garza writes, is not held only within the borders of Mexico itself. It has spread northward, re-entered its old space, in a sense. For so many of the Mexicans, displaced but still infatuated with the idea of spirit and ghost, the nation itself is a ghost in the back of the head.
"...streets is a group of women known as "the knitting prostitutes." Because they are women and because they are..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Books Feature by David Garza

Friends of Dean Martinez A Place in the Sun (Knitting Factory)
SXSW Records
"...Friends of Dean MartinezA Place in the Sun (Knitting Factory) The poetic, sometimes grotesque beauty of an early..."

March 17, 2000 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Sex Mob Solid Sender (Knitting Factory)
SXSW Records
"...Sex MobSolid Sender (Knitting Factory) The Downtown New York jazz scene, with its..."

March 17, 2000 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

Vibes With Drawn (Knitting Factory)/Brad Jones' AKA Alias Uncivilized Poise (Knitting Factory)
"...Vibes With Drawn (Knitting Factory) Brad Jones' AKA Alias Uncivilized Poise (Knitting Factory)..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Music Review by Harvey Pekar

Sleep Walk
"...a new album, Atardecer, on respected avant-garde jazz indie Knitting Factory. They agree Cleveland is a good market, and..."

April 16, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Dancing at Lughnasa
"...woolen mill, which obviates the demand for the home knitting that sustained them. What's great about the movie is..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

It's in the Water
"...memorable cameo), and you'll hardly notice the lack of brow-knitting depth...."

Jan. 30, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Live Shots
"...Knitting Factory, New York, August 15..."

Aug. 25, 1995 Music Feature

Third Time’s the Charm for Lysistrata Comedy Festival
The all women and nonbinary comedy festival returns with more venues, more laughs
"...If you’re imagining a festival brimming with scented candles, knitting, and silent meditations, don’t worry: Lysistrata is boisterous, rowdy,..."

April 5, 2024 Arts Feature by Valerie Lopez

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