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Old Austin Magic: Uncle Walt’s Band Live
Performance archive reissued with bonus tracks
"...Ball, and Champ Hood alchemized the hottest act in Austin. Although their run proved brief, intermittent, the influence of..."

Jan. 18, 2021 Music Post by Doug Freeman

An “Old Austin” Date Night at Phara’s Mediterranean Cuisine
Transport to a bygone Austin era of funky ambience and soulful hospitality
"...years, but sometimes certain places remind me of "the old Austin." Am I allowed to have these thoughts? Have..."

April 6, 2018 Food Column by Adrienne Whitehorse

Losing Old Austin
"...Dear Editor, We all know the tragic stories of old Austin disappearing, from the hacking of pecans trees at..."

Oct. 9, 2008 Postmarks

Inside the Seventies Weed Business in Wild Times in Old Austin
Dazed, confused, and profitable
"...through the chapters, I constantly flashed on Gilbert Shelton's Austin-created Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers underground comics and how Nomad's..."

June 10, 2022 Arts Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Sonny Carl Davis Faces the Death of Old Austin in Buck Alamo
Checking in with the lonesome cosmic cowboy
"...After 45 years in the film business, Austin filmmaking legend Sonny Carl Davis has one piece of..."

Oct. 22, 2021 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Cheese for Old Austin W(h)iners
"...Dear Editor, My favorite ritual when back in Austin is to sit at Sweetish Hill, have a long..."

Jan. 29, 2004 Postmarks

Old Austin Was a Nightmare
"...Chronicle had called a moratorium on people complaining about Austin and Austinites, native and new. Why are we being..."

Oct. 17, 2008 Postmarks

Austin Film Festival Review: Buck Alamo
Sonny Carl Davis shines as a fading Austin burnout
"...You've seen Buck Alamo. He's the old guy selling electrified geodes on South Congress, driving a..."

Oct. 23, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Meet Me at Waterloo Records: Playing, Shopping, and Encountering Life-Changing Moments at the Heart of Austin Music
Influential Austin characters reminice on 40 years of playing, shopping, and encountering life-changing moments at the heart of Austin music
"...christening scheduled for historic Hemisfair Park via an Alamo City/Austin dual commemoration, Freedom Fest: Arc Angels, Stray Cats, Cheap..."

April 8, 2022 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Celebrity, South Austin Style
The Mayor of South Austin
"...When Danny Young talks about his arrival in South Austin from Kingsville 23 years ago, he doesn't simply say..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature

Austin’s Beatstars Partners with Sony/ATV
Biggest beat marketplace links with world’s largest music publisher
"...Austin-based company Beatstars Inc., the largest digital platform for buying..."

May 6, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Threadgill’s Old No. 1 Closes Permanently
Pandemic closes a part of Austin history
"...Southern-fried eatery that’s long existed as a paragon of old Austin culture, will not reopen. Founder Eddie Wilson confirmed..."

April 20, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback – Austin’s Darlin’: Toni Price
Quintessential Austin song stylist takes up residency at Little Darlin’
"...Financial stability notwithstanding, the 57-year-old singer has carved out a special place here in..."

May 18, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Faster Than Sound – Welcome to Red River World: The Future of Austin’s Music District
Forecasting the storm of developments between the state Capitol and I-35. Also, NPR warned and ACL Fest confirms: Austin’s pop soloists are stepping up.
"...largest stage. Last fall, the conservancy moved into the old Serranos restaurant building and took over the Symphony Square..."

May 24, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Spring Things to Do in (or Around) Austin
How and where to take the most advantage of this weather.
"...warmer, and wildflowers are popping up everywhere. Spring in Austin is what most summer dreams are made of...."

March 29, 2018 Events Post by Sarah Marloff

"Juntos/Together" Ties Austin's Activist Past and Present
Shedding light on action & initiatives by local minority communities
"...police brutality against minority community members, and a changing Austin landscape in response to gentrification are familiar recent headlines...."

March 28, 2018 Arts Post by Acacia Coronado

Guide to Austin Improv
The venues, events, troupes, and individuals who have transformed Austin into a "Yes, and" boomtown
"...spontaneity, practitioners of the unpredictable. They are improvisers, and Austin is overrun with them...."

Aug. 26, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Playback: The FAQs of Austin Music 2015
Q: Is Austin still the "live music capital of the world"?
"...drill: condense the highlights, controversies, trends, and deaths of Austin's musical landscape into a summary of significance that inspires..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Coach Josh Wolff Candidly Assesses Austin FC’s First Season
“It doesn’t come easy and it doesn’t come cheaply”
"...– and you’ll know within minutes that, for the 44-year-old Austin FC head coach, detail is everything. Spend part..."

Nov. 3, 2021 Sports Post by Eric Goodman

The 12 People You Meet at Sam’s Town Point, Austin’s Real-Life Roadhouse
You’d never know the South Austin honky-tonk is there, but wait 'til you meet its cast of characters
"...out, the venue exists as the South Pole of Austin's musical axis. Lately, the city's least visible venue –..."

April 26, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Behold! The Austin Music Awards
Announcing the 2014/15 Austin Music Awards bill, the 13th Floor Elevators reunite for Levitation, and King Coffey recovers after being struck by a car
"...show, or avoiding the snow: "All roads lead to Austin."..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

We Have an Issue: Finding Inspiration in the “Best of Austin
Check out the nearly 900 (!!) people and places nominated in our "Best of Austin" Readers Poll
"...we unveil the finalists in our annual "Best of Austin" Readers Poll. That "annual" comes with an asterisk; we..."

March 26, 2021 Column by Kimberley Jones

Margaret Wright, Austin Hall of Fame Pianist, Passes at 78
Entertainer and educator spread love for six decades
"...long career represented the enduring legacy of an East Austin she witnessed being erased, died Sunday at the age..."

Dec. 7, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Our Guide to Austin's Best Farmers' Markets Near You
Shop local, farm-fresh produce every day of the week
"...Austin’s well-known for locally-grown, responsibly-made food products, but did you..."

March 6, 2019 Food Post by Jessika Roth

Austin: “Strong, Unique, and Special”
“State of the City” emphasizes change, permanence, independence
"...Mayor Steve Adler, and the predictably upbeat speech declared Austin “strong,” “weird,” and “creative.” The capacity crowd was friendly..."

Jan. 30, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Aztex to Bring Pro Soccer Back to Austin
Soccer team to join USL Pro for 2015; Epstein, Thornton, join ownership
"...The Austin Aztex announced today that they’ll be Austin’s newest pro..."

June 10, 2014 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Point Austin: The Meanings of 'Affordability'
The new year signals changes in the life of Austin
"...Over the Christmas holiday, I spent a lot of..."

Dec. 27, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Welcome to Austin, Soundcheck
Council approves sound company sublease at Austin Studios
"...the self-appointed saviors of the local film community, but Austin Studios has a new tenant. This afternoon, city council..."

Aug. 27, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Brunching Up the Dope Chinese of Old Thousand
They're waging a sort of, y’might say, To-Go Box-er Rebellion
"...Sometimes a journo gets an email about a brunch..."

April 28, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Old Settler's Music Festival Wrap
Increased ticket sales, musical diversity, and buzz bands
"...Escaping Austin’s orbit to relax in the grassy fields of Driftwood..."

April 14, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

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