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Human Nature
"...Perez, Robert Forster and Mary Kay Place. The old nature-vs.-nurture argument takes a beating in this smart absurdist comedy..."

April 12, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Day Trips: SPI Nature Center
South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center gives a rare look at coastal wetlands
"...The South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center is a noisy place. A chorus of birdsongs..."

May 13, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

In Our Nature
Writer/director Brian Savelson’s feature debut is a study in fine gradations of resentment in the great outdoors.
"...own nose. Writer/director Brian Savelson’s feature debut, In Our Nature, is a drama about that fog. Two New York..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Movie Review by Leah Churner

Forces of Nature
"...a befuddled straight man to Bullock's titular force of nature. As Ben Holmes, Affleck begins the film on a..."

March 19, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"Valerie Fowler: Nature and Other Stories" at the Butridge Gallery
The art here tells local stories but is universal in ways that are loud, strange, and reverent for uncontrolled nature
"..."Nature and Other Stories" is a big show spanning multiple..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Parents Still Don’t Understand in ‘In Our Nature
Filmmakers Brian Savelson and Anish Savjani at weekend screenings
"...Brian Savelson’s In Our Nature is about another cabin in the woods, but this..."

Dec. 13, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Getting Nature Write
"...influences, along with Theodore Roethke and Wallace Stevens. Despite nature's prominence in Dunn's work, he will be the first..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Books Feature

Day Trips: San Saba River Nature Park
Take a hike in a historic pecan forest along the San Saba River
"...San Saba River Nature Park in San Saba opens a pecan forest to..."

Nov. 25, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Nature of Existence
This documentary treks the globe posing life’s big questions to one and all.
"...into an ego-assuaging exercise. Apart from animated interstitials, The Nature of Existence is recorded in talking-head style, fair and..."

July 16, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Nature v. Nurture
"...confusing, but I think it's a requirement of all Nature v. Nurture discussions that one's arguments turn inside out..."

Nov. 11, 2007 Promotions Post

Nurture vs. Bloody Nature
The costs of being yourself in Wildling at SXSW
"...Brad Dourif). Inevitably, the world, and Anna’s true lycanthropic nature, cannot be kept at bay. Yet Anna is not..."

March 12, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Nature's Treasures or Trail Mix
Banff Mountain Film Festival descends on the Paramount
"...It speaks to a deep connection between humanity and nature. Someone taking a walk in their local park experiences..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Land Purchase Pleases Mother Nature
Acquisition preserves open space in critical area
"...joint press conference Monday morning with members from the Nature Conservancy of Texas, Mayor Lee Leffingwell announced the city's..."

Aug. 19, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Nature Violates City Code
City's green goals conflict with its ordinances
"...Nature is not always neat, a fact growing more apparent..."

July 1, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: Second Nature
The ritual chaos and considered lunacy of South by Southwest
"...lot of people working very hard, they are of nature – of earthen formations that have always been there,..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Column by Louis Black

Snarky Nature of Responses in 'Postmarks'
"...just wasn't paying attention. The trend is the snarky nature of the Chronicle's responses to the printed letters-to-the-editor. The..."

May 17, 2006 Postmarks

It's Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature
Understanding the Science
"...savior. Consumer concerns about tampering with the balance of nature are legitimate and should be voiced repeatedly until governments..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Back to Nature
Reviewing New Work by Judy Jensen and Claudia Reese
"...addressed issues of the spirit and our relationship to nature. Their surfaces eventually became more muted in color and..."

May 16, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Nature's Water Clinic
Drought Has San Antonio Over a Pump
"...all Thornton's jokes. "The Sierra Club would sue Mother Nature herself is they could find a court to take..."

July 26, 1996 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
The animated gang return to save their park from an evil mayor

Aug. 11, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Freaks of Nature
Humans, vampires and zombies live in peace until an alien invasion

Oct. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Constables, Precincts 1, 3, 4: Nature of the Job
Spit flies in other constable races, but no lawsuits (yet)

May 11, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Armed and Ready for Nature
Land commissioner jumps the gun on carrying firearms in national parks

May 9, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Nature of Wealth

Sept. 21, 2005 Postmarks

Eastside Needs Leaders Who Appreciate Its Nature and Needs

March 2, 2004 Postmarks

Letters at 3AM
When we say, "This is Nature, and this is not," we're just picking and choosing according to our ideologies, desires, and needs – in other words, a power play to make life behave as we wish. That it never does is life's answer to our machinations.
"..."Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight."..."

March 3, 2006 Column by Michael Ventura

Huffman Heads Out!
Assistant City Manager Laura Huffman leaves to head Nature Conservancy of Texas
" leaving the city to become director of The Nature Conservancy of Texas. Hers is the second high-profile departure..."

May 1, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Grizzly Man
This documentary reveals how Timothy Treadwell, the popular grizzly bear preservationist, may have needed the bears more than they needed him.
"...perpetuate some fuzzy notions about the inherent goodness of nature and the animal kingdom. We are angered when nature..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

An Immense World of Delight
It used to be a commonplace of moralists that man was the only creature in the animal kingdom to slaughter his own kind. But as Chronicle writer Roger Gathman points out, kind is slaughtered by kind routinely among ants, salamanders, and, as any child can tell you, guppies. The golden rule, in nature, is not "do unto others" -- it is "why waste the protein?"
"...could infer about God's plan from the design of nature. He reportedly answered that God must have "an inordinate..."

June 30, 2000 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

The Unforeseen
Executive-produced by Robert Redford and Terrence Malick, Dunn's award-winning documentary looks at the history of Barton Springs, Gary Bradley's role in development issues, and the relationship of Austin's environmental activism to the world at large.
"...soaking wet and wearing tie-dyed T-shirts, stood the environmentalists: good-natured activists and community organizers out to save the city’s..."

March 28, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

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