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Star Maps
"...fact. But in Miguel Arteta's first feature film, Star Maps, hustling (in the hard core sense of selling your..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Feds Toss Out Election Maps
Three judge panel stick sword in heart of the Gerrymander
"...the Republican gerrymandered Congressional, State House and State Senate maps, leaving judges in San Antonio to draw new boundaries...."

Nov. 8, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

D.C. Court Tosses Texas Voting Maps
Court tosses out key redistricting maps
"...the District of Columbia today tossed out Texas' redistricting maps, ruling that the state failed to show that the..."

Aug. 28, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Voter Groups Blast New Interim Maps
AG claims he cut a deadline deal with MALDEF, cuts everyone else out
"...redistricting. Now Attorney General Greg Abbott is touting new maps that could save the April 3 primary, and claiming..."

Feb. 6, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Judges to State: Fix Your Maps Now
New districts by Feb. 6 or primary shifts
"...Agree on maps, or move your calendar again. That's the current conundrum..."

Jan. 29, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

DOJ Says No to Texas Maps
Feds reject GOP end run around courts for redistricting
"...to certify that either the Congressional or state house maps passed by the Legislature this year comply with the..."

Sept. 19, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Maps to the Stars
David Cronenberg's film, with a script by Bruce Wagner, is a darkly humorous moral fable aimed at Hollywood.
"...and devastating family secrets. It should be noted that Maps to the Stars is also supremely creepy and really..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The More (Maps) the Merrier!
A brief introduction to the ICRC's proposed City Council district map – and a few alternatives
"...chosen to gather public input and draft the district maps. So here, on these pages, is a brief overview..."

Oct. 25, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Supremes Block Texas Maps: What Now?
The Supremes throw a monkey wrench into election maps and planning
"...disarray by suspending the interim House, Senate, and congressional maps. Aside from throwing districts back in the blender, the..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Star Maps Hustle
Interview With Filmmaker Miguel Arteta
"...photograph by Todd V. Wolfson Perhaps the first thing..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Redistricting Maps Head to House
New maps likely to draw court challenges
"...took to vote out House, Senate, and Congressional redistricting maps...."

June 21, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas Ordered To Redraw Maps
D.C. Courts: Don't gerrymander Texas
"...that the current congressional and state House and Senate maps violate the Voting Rights Act. The three-judge panel referred..."

Nov. 11, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas Will Use Racial Maps in 2018 Elections
SCOTUS ruling puts stay on gerrymandered cases
"...stay on two lower court rulings that found the maps illegal and unconstitutional. After years of legal fighting, a..."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Ride and Compare: Navigating Two Different Bike Maps
Google Maps and Ride the City take different routes to same destinations
"...I am a Google Maps junkie. I was already a maps geek generally, and..."

April 16, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Abbott Maps Meet Minority Opposition
AG throws oppressive interim maps into the ring to meet Feb. 6 deadline
"...Greg Abbott has drawn a series of new interim maps – which critics say are as gerrymandered and oppressive..."

Feb. 10, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

CodeNEXT: And Soon … Lever Maps
Planning Commission punts discussion to Thursday, Jan. 18
"...working group saw mapping consultant John Fregonese's new "lever maps," designed to help model how different kinds of zoning..."

Jan. 12, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Court Releases Redistricting Maps
Federal judges break Senate, Congressional districts into fragments
"...panel has released its interim House, Senate and Congressional maps for the 2012 elections and, to all intents and..."

Feb. 28, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Doggett Responds to Congressional Redistricting Maps
Congressman says he'll move if necessary
"...The new maps, if approved by the Legislature, would split Travis County..."

May 31, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Legal Challenges to Redistricting Maps Begin
Rep. Garnet Coleman files complaint to Justice Department
"...one, the first legal volleys against the GOP-designed redistricting maps began today. The first shot, a letter from Rep...."

April 29, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Faster Than Sound: Ukeme Maps the Music Genome
Multidisciplinarian Jason Ikpatt ponders community across arts and sciences

Oct. 23, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Altamesa Maps Lone Star Existentialism on Sophomore Stunner Idol Frontier
Evan Charles and Sean Faires brave the myth of the Southwest

Feb. 8, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Maps, Balls, and Testifying
The testimony gets mighty strange at the re-redistricting trial.

Dec. 26, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Charting the Maps

May 9, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

SCOTUS: Back to the Redistricting Drawing Board
State, local politicians respond to latest shifts on the maps
"...the drawing board and develop yet another set of maps. So how is today different from yesterday? Er, barely...."

Jan. 20, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Are the Waters Rising at Bouldin Creek?
New FEMA floodplain maps raise neighborhood questions about proposed developments
"...Federal Emergency Management Agency began work on new floodplain maps for Austin. Costing some $3 million to the feds,..."

April 28, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Summer Fun: Roadtripping, AAA-style
Nostalgia for TripTiks and roadtrips amps up during summer
"...consumer of newspapers, the dictionary, the phone book, and maps by age 5 – can be traced back to..."

May 20, 2015 Design Post by Kate X Messer

December Boys
In his first film role post-Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe plays an orphan in Australia who's pals with a bunch of other boys born in December.
"...Palmer. The four orphaned protagonists of December Boys – Maps (Radcliffe, in his first post-Harry Potter film role), Misty..."

Sept. 28, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Legislative Redistricting Proceeds Under a Cloud
2014 primaries will use 2013 maps
"...ruled that the 2014 party primaries will use the maps adopted by the Texas legislature during the 2013 session...."

Sept. 13, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas' Big, Bad Week for Voter Suppression and Gerrymandering
Within two days, courts reject second election map, voter ID bill
"...in short succession, voter ID and the state House maps. In less than two weeks, the Republican-dominated Texas Legislature..."

Aug. 25, 2017 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Lordy Rodriguez: Maybe These Maps and Legends Have Been Misunderstood
The lush maps created by this visual artist aren't real, but they are worth exploring
"...using the sort of cartography he's evolved from road maps: the bright color-coding, the labels of graduated weight reflecting..."

May 8, 2009 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

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