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The Adventures of Huck Finn
"...course, the movie eschews the book's more racially offensive language. In all, Vance's Jim is a good character; he's..."

April 9, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...Now the Academy Award-nominated (for Best Actress and Foreign Language Film) Indochine joins this nostalgic roster of films as..."

March 26, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

The Hours and Times
"...they is more precisely the question. Nuance is the language spoken in this movie. Its credibility is assisted by..."

Aug. 7, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Station
"...Sergio Rubini, Margherita Buy and Ennio Fantastichini. In the language of movies, there's nothing so desolate as a clock..."

May 8, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Daughters of the Dust
"...There developed amongst these removed African captives, a distinct language called Gullah or Geechee whose vocabulary is primarily English..."

Feb. 14, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Frida Kahlo: A Ribbon Around a Bomb
"...Kahlo, is an English adaptation of Abraham Oceransky's Spanish language play Las Dos Fridas. As the name implies, Cardona..."

Jan. 31, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Ju Dou
"...of the primitive machinery that becomes a truly poetic meta-language, the clucking relatives and townspeople who force social compliance..."

May 10, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Luv Doc: What in the Hell Is Going on at the Statesman?
More of the outlandish factual assertions, needlessly hyperbolic language, and gratuitous profanity that undermines true, legitimate journalism
"...with the type of outlandish factual assertions, needlessly hyperbolic language, and gratuitous profanity that undermines true, legitimate journalism. Fortunately..."

June 18, 2021 Column by The Luv Doc

Police Chief Brian Manley Fires APD Officer for Racist Texts
Offensive language, memes violated Austin Police policies
"...corroboration that Newsom and other APD officers used racist language and harbored homophobic views. The report, issued last April,..."

Nov. 27, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Mayor Adler Sends Kerbey Queso Recipe to the Moon on a SpaceX Rocket … Seriously
A photo of Austin legend Leslie also made the trip
"...queso recipe, and a full copy of the English language Wikipedia blasted off in a rocket mission to the..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Food Post by Jessi Cape

A’lante Flamenco’s Juana: First (I) Dream
The dramas of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz were perfectly expressed through the language of flamenco
"...constraints of her time, were perfectly expressed through the language of flamenco. Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, born..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

The Classic Crepe Gets Two Austin Twists
Crêpe Crazy and Saperlipopette embrace the universal language of food
"...after traveling thousands of miles and being translated across languages, French recipes tend to hold their integrity. Something about..."

July 28, 2017 Food Feature by Jessi Devenyns

Claw-in-Claw With The Lobster
Director Yorgos Lanthimos reveals the beast within
"...setup for a Disney fairy tale, but in his English-language debut The Lobster, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos re-envisions this..."

May 20, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas State Hosts Puntos de Vista Festival
Spanish-language documentaries produced by Hispanic students
"...with culture, and we've absorbed many Hispanic traditions of language, food, and entertainment in our daily lives...."

April 11, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Choosing Life!
Texas lawmakers debate Pro-Life, Pro-Choice, and Pro-Adoption license plates
"...adoption, but have nonetheless rejected suggestions that the plate's language be changed to say just that. As a result,..."

May 6, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Violation From the Brewster Nation (Updated Again)
Mysterious pro-McCracken group pinches Leffingwell on parking
"...creative and productive Austin.” The latter comes from the language on the violation flyers, which the group admits they..."

May 4, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Bexar County District Attorney Susan Reed Is Afraid of Needles
Bexar D.A. scuttles life-saving needle-exchange program
"...on whether it is “self-evident from the context and language” of the needle-exchange law that an “exception or defense”..."

Oct. 9, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Letters at 3AM
Four meditations on three undefinable words: I love you.
"...FIRST MEDITATION: A language is not its words. A language is a topography,..."

July 12, 2002 Column by Michael Ventura

Tone Deaf
Deaf Austinites say police can't seem to listen to reason
" an intense, personal conversation carried on in sign language...."

Dec. 3, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Let's 'Rumbo'! Right Now!
New Spanish dailies battle for a young Latino audience looking for news
"..."75% are first generation immigrants whose first and strongest language is Spanish."..."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Feature by Belinda Acosta

Writing in Tongues
Concepts exist in some cultures but not in others, Chronicle writer Belinda Acosta writes in an article about the art of translation. Sorting them out is left to translators, who must act the part of cultural guides, diplomats, and social chameleons.
"...Census," Barbara Wallraff writes in her article, "What Global Language?" in the November issue of The Atlantic Monthly, "ten..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

Viva Bilingual Ed
Texas Not Likely to Follow California's Lead
"...nearly as many students speaking Chinese, Vietnamese, and other languages - all of which contribute to the complexity of..."

June 12, 1998 News Feature by Lisa Tozzi

No Bilingual Blueprint?
Forgione's new blueprint attracts critics who worry it will mean the end of the dual language program.
" implementation, which would jeopardize Harris' separate, voluntary dual language program (in which students learn both English and Spanish),..."

May 3, 2002 News Feature by Michael May

Fuller Versus IDEA
Charter school group attacks academic's work, he rebuts
"...– Students taking the English-language TAKS (rather than the Spanish-version) were 2.65 times more..."

Dec. 8, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Ballot Battle
Judge rules city must rewrite ballot language covering open-government and clean water charter amendment propositions
"...City Council until 5pm Monday to rewrite the ballot language covering the "open government online" and "clean water" amendments...."

April 7, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Page Two
Liberals' core beliefs are as vital as ever, but they've forgotten how to communicate
"...has little currency with voters – mostly because the language used to present it has lost any meaning. The..."

June 11, 2004 Column by Louis Black

Beside the Point
Council and SOSA haggle over ballot language
"...Now the entire city charter was of one language and uniform words. And it came to pass when..."

March 17, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Beside the Point
City Council takes up arms and definitions over the charter amendments
"..."quite a bit of discretion" in drafting the amendment language that ultimately appears on the ballot – as long..."

March 10, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Opinion: Diversity and Equity in Times of Crisis
"...equitable culture is to proceed as if learning a language. Cultural change does not stick after a single experience..."

May 15, 2020 Column by Jeff Hutchinson

Uber Supporter Goes to Court
Asks Texas Supreme Court to change ballot language
"...and require the City Council to rewrite the ballot language on the proposed ride-sharing ordinance. Backed by Uber, Samantha..."

March 10, 2016 News Post by Mac McCann

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