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Community Leaders Remember Akwasi Evans
The passing of Eastside writer and activist will be felt for "a long time"
" the age of 70, according to his family obituary. "He was passionate about the African-American community." [inset-1-right]..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

R.I.P. Akwasi Evans, Eastside Writer and Activist
“He spoke his truth”
"...Church, 4301 Tannehill Lane. *Update: According to Evans' family obituary (not yet available when this story was originally posted),..."

April 16, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Faster Than Sound: Cheer Up Charlies Booker Trish Connelly’s Thoughtful Curation
Community outpours support for booker’s multiple sclerosis treatment, city opens first for-profit venue assistance program, and Las Cruxes’ storefront shutters
"...with services in Austin, Tyler, and Marfa. In an obituary posted by Tyler Morning Telegraph, bandmate Ryan Sambol wrote:..."

March 29, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Richard Overton Dies At 112
America's oldest man and World War II veteran, died Dec. 27

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

The Personal Stories Behind Ben Is Back
Writer/director Peter Hedges on family, alcoholism, and going home
" takes is one moment. He said, "I read obituary after obituary, and people would comment in blogs or..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Giving Proper Credit
"...writing credit to Danny Garrett for the beautifully written obituary of Micael Priest? [“Not Fade Away: Micael Priest,” Nov...."

Nov. 19, 2018 Postmarks

Fabulous Realism at Atelier Dojo's Art Gym
Artists are ready to school you in their new studio at Canopy
"..."We'd always paint together with Pablo Taboada, who hosted..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Playback: This Is Not Traditional
Tim Kerr and Jerry Hagins remain unconventional in Up Around the Sun, plus an update on World Class Capital Group
"...Banned from Kerrville: Here's a never-before-published photo of Blaze..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Murder on the Orient Express
You may want to cancel your ticket to this latest Christie adaptation
"...that the Times saw fit to print a front-page obituary when his maker Agatha Christie killed him off. Joining..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Playback: White Riot, Black Identity
Crowdfunding a black punk narrative, shuttering the Houston Press, and soundtracking Enchanted Rock
"...physical publication to exist in an online-only capacity. An obituary cited industry-wide declines in advertising revenue, including recent downturns..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Walter Tragert Rises Up Singin’
Musician with MS finds hope in a songbook, Margaret Moser passes, and last shots at Bull McCabe's
"...Read the obituary I wrote for Margaret at Last Shot: Bull..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The obit writers of The New York Times are profiled.
"...doc is a peek into the world of the obituary writers at The New York Times...."

May 12, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

In Memoriam: Jason Tremblay
Playwright to be remembered at the Paramount on Sunday
"...The obituary for Tremblay states that he "put 'at least one..."

April 28, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Last Word
A young writer has to pen a woman's obituary before she dies
"...Harriet has gotten it into her head that her obituary should be prepared prior to her death, and so..."

March 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

In Memoriam: Ishmael Soto
Groundbreaking Latino artist and teacher has passed
"...endeared him to them and inspired them. In the obituary for Soto, Stan Irvin, who studied with him and..."

March 8, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Dedication to the Blues
"...his cancer. He died July 6. I sent an obituary after his death last summer to Raoul Hernandez and..."

Jan. 24, 2017 Postmarks

SOS Q&A: Carcass
“Everyone in the band enjoys Austin”
"...acts of our “vintage” that we’ve toured with – Obituary, Napalm Death, etc. – as well as those who..."

Nov. 3, 2016 Music Post by Michael Toland

Playback: 35 Years of Chronicle Music Covers
We wade through the roughly 300 issues stamped with the mug of a musician
" exhibition thus arrived on newsstands doubling as an obituary...."

Sept. 2, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

City to Examine APD's Transgender ID Policy
Department admits there's room to improve on how it identifies trans people
"...that if she were described that way in an obituary, many of her friends and acquaintances wouldn't know it..."

May 13, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

SXSW Bandwagon: Blowfly’s Swan Song
Late porno parodist/dirty rapper’s final LP gets tribute tonight
"...swan song ready to hatch. The New York Times’ obituary outlined Reid’s bizarre career: multiple self-penned Top 40 R&B..."

March 16, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Luv Doc: Forest Fires!
Blue hair is flammable. Don't let any geezer tell you different.
"...Smoking is cool though. Anyone who has ever seen..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Column by The Luv Doc

That’s So Cool: Celebrating Bob Johnston
The late producer’s staggering output somehow excluded his own renown
"...This is an obituary and a eulogy. It’s a song of contradictions and..."

Aug. 20, 2015 Music Post by Louis Black

Lost and Found in Wimberley
Reuniting a wallet lost after the flood with its owner
"...the family name and location led us to an obituary post with additional family names listed, and we were..."

Aug. 13, 2015 News Post by Sarah K. Wolf

In Memoriam: Robin Goodfellow
Singular Austin improviser has taken his final bow (wow wow)
" Buddy Daddy's human half, Arthur Simone, in an obituary on Facebook, Robin was "half beagle and half dachshund,..."

Aug. 12, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Boy Wonder at 100
Alamo Drafthouse screens Orson Welles centennial retrospective
"...bravura first film, and the first line in every obituary, too. Screens with "Too Much Johnson," a rediscovered short..."

April 3, 2015 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Great Gig in the Sky
The best albums of our lives – and the afterlife
"...of archives, I spent the next hours writing an obituary. Unless you're The New York Times, summating a life..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Remembering Corey Mitchell
Author, co-founder of Housecore Horror, doting father
"...Who was writing Corey’s obituary?..."

Oct. 31, 2014 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

A Filmmaker Remembered
A memorial to the German filmmaker Harun Farocki screens tonight
"...the Marxist mode, documentary essays, and multi-screen installations. His obituary in The New York Times noted that Farocki made..."

Aug. 6, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Trailers on the move, and the Austin food community loses a friend
"...local culinary community, read Austin Chronicle contributor MM Pack's obituary at We offer our sincere condolences...."

May 23, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

President of Austin LDEI Chapter Dies
Denice Woods led culinary service group during productive era
"...of Les Dames d' Escoffier. A version of this obituary will run in the LDEI quarterly magazine, as well...."

May 20, 2014 Food Post by MM Pack

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