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Home Field Advantage
Sure, Austin can become a sustainable center for TV production. Just ask the Friday Night Lights gridiron gang.
"...The first thing you notice about being a crew member for Friday Night Lights..."

April 30, 2010 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

and a girl singing with a flower in her hair maybe
Shooting more breeze with jazz storm Sonny Rollins in advance of his Bass Concert Hall stand on Sunday.
"...stand in the eye of their storm. Sonny Rollins’ tenor madness blows just such a force of nature...."

April 30, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The Hightower Report
Media swallows 'Cowboy President' spin; and Big Brother keeping an eye on bookworms
"...a real West Texas cowboy who later became a renowned singer of cowboy songs, would snicker...."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Column by Jim Hightower

Snake Eyes
As Perry's session goes down to defeat, the rest of Texas celebrates a victory
"...To nobody's surprise, the special session of the 78th Legislature collapsed..."

May 21, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Only Natural
The Texas Memorial Museum decides to focus on its natural history roots.
"...Bullock Texas State History Museum, planted dramatically at the north end of the Capitol, was built for people comfortable..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Feature

Weak at the Knee?
Chief Stan Knee's tenure at the APD has had many external successes, and several internal failures.
"...sensational scandals and infighting had pitted officers against one another; a string of whistleblower lawsuits had shamed the department;..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

What I Learned at the Dot-Bomb Revolution
Robert Bryce recounts his short, happy career in the Internet wave
"...$85,000 a year to write about Internet business and technology. Although my knowledge of the tech industry was limited,..."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Postmarks
A fresh melange of reader responses to our recent issues.
"...Sorting Out the 'Stories'..."

May 25, 2001 Column

The People vs. Mike Sheffield
The new APD oversight agreement is a first for Austin -- but will it do what it's supposed to do?
"...You might not feel any different this morning, but Mike Sheffield is..."

March 30, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Media
"...laugh out loud, and that's a powerful good thing. No doubt about it, this bubba's got his Bud on..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Lipstick Traces
Pretenders
"...anteing up two decades after the fact by delivering No Exit with flying colors. Here's to Chrissie Hynde and..."

July 16, 1999 Music Review

Endorsements
City Propositions
"...Austin can't afford these bonds, or that Austin does not need substantial investments in infrastructure. But we do have..."

Oct. 23, 1998 News Feature by the Editorial Staff

Postmarks
No Schism
"...East Austin recently, but we were dismayed at the tenor of last week's article "Withering on the Vine" [Vol.17,..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Column

Cum On Feel the Noize
The New Dessau Music Hall
"...Music Hall used to stand in the middle of nowhere. Now it stands in the middle of a cluster..."

April 24, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

Texas Platters
"...Farewells & Fantasies (Elektra Traditions/Rhino)..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Music Review

Texas Platters
"...a patina that barely shone on the first recordings. Not surprisingly, his newest, I Hate These Songs, reflects that..."

July 11, 1997 Music Review

Southern Comfort
Homestyle Eats in a Post-Virginia's World
"...cover photograph by John Anderson No matter how many new businesses may occupy the quaint..."

June 6, 1997 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Off the Desk:
Naked City
"...PAC finagled political funds to fatten the candidates' purses. Now `tis election season all over again and RECA's back..."

Dec. 6, 1996 News Feature

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...Theremin's return to the New York City that he no longer knows is quite touching. He is also unaware..."

Nov. 3, 1995 News Feature

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...Theremin's return to the New York City that he no longer knows is quite touching. He is also unaware..."

Oct. 27, 1995 News Feature

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...Ravening Iron (Sword Worship/No Remorse)..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Music Feature by Michael Toland

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
Lucinda Williams, Ray Prim, and Curved Light lead the pack
"...angel. Good Souls Better Angels gives as good if not better as any of its peak predecessors...."

Aug. 21, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Grown Ups 3 Comes to Life in Austin
Hot spec script gets a reading at ColdTowne to benefit RAICES
"...Grown Ups 3 doesn’t totally exist: No movie of it will ever be made, and no..."

Jan. 22, 2020 Arts Post by James Scott

Point Austin: Money Matters, and the Senate
Can the Dems find (and fund) the candidate to beat Cornyn?
"...somewhere. Currently, we're in the summer lull between candidate announcements and the official filing window, when campaign teams take..."

Aug. 2, 2019 News Column by Michael King

Don't Worry, Gus Van Sant Won't Get Far on Foot
Oscar-nominated director talks his new cartooning biopic
"...by newspapers globally – and banned by others – no one gleefully pushed buttons quite like Callahan...."

July 19, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Betty Harris Understands
Soul singer finally gets her due
"...shows per year, mostly overseas. That’s good for me now...."

March 29, 2018 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...infectious Jamaican pop. YouTube enthusiasts: 2016 single "Island Girl" (not Elton John's 1976 hit), an erotically catchy collision of..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Point Austin: It's Getting Harder to Stay Weird
Amid state and federal nonsense, it's getting harder to stay weird
"...on the back, it just might mean there are no other volunteers for the job. Nevertheless, Mayor Steve Adler..."

May 12, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Food Truck Tuesday: Masa
Louis Cantu brings fusion to W. Sixth
"...Chef and owner Louis Cantu’s goal is to provide no-fuss, Asian-Mexican fusion street food that he dubs “straightforward gluttony,”..."

March 7, 2017 Food Post by Thea Newell

Point Austin: The New Inquisition
The assault on Planned Parenthood is an assault on health care
"...the knee of her formidable mother, Ann – gave no quarter and ably defended her indispensable national health care..."

Oct. 2, 2015 News Column by Michael King

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