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The Tango Lesson
"...Besio, Caroline Iotti and Gustavo Naveira. It's time to tango in Paris once more. This new excursion comes courtesy..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...Impossible), Saura has created a visual equivalent of the tango's intricacies, a dance which is described in the movie..."

March 26, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Glover Gill’s Last Tango
Smithville swing savant explains why he’s throwing in the towel
"...yanked open and shut the bellows of his gigantic tango accordion at a recent gig...."

Dec. 28, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Tina Fey becomes a war correspondent in her new comedy
"...As war comedies go, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is no M*A*S*H*, but it still surpasses other..."

March 11, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tiara Tango
"...TIARA TANGOD: Werner Molinsky; with Jean Smart, Robert Wagner, Emily Procter,..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Three to Tango
"...of the lot and ran him over. Three to Tango isn't as bad as, oh, Almost Heroes, but rather..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Movie Review by Sarah Hepola

Six Legs to Tango:
Wladyslaw Starewicz
"...tricks -- life upon the lifeless. "Six Legs to Tango: Four Short Films From Wladyslaw Starewicz" screens on 9/19,..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

Developing Stories: Task Force Tango
Comprehensive planning group struggles to find its role

Feb. 5, 2010 News Column by Katherine Gregor

The Indictment Tango
DeLay's fancy footwork works on TV, but will it keep him out of court?

Sept. 22, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Life, Death, and Dance
Robert Duvall loves to tango. Robert Duvall loves Buenos Aires. And Robert Duvall loves Luciana Pedraza, the ravishing Argentinean-born woman who plays opposite him in Assassination Tango, a film in which the screen legend somehow conflates all these things.
"...Robert Duvall loves to tango. Robert Duvall loves Buenos Aires. And Robert Duvall loves..."

March 14, 2003 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

All Over Creation: The Persistence of Penguins
And Then Came Tango stirs up a fuss, but its birds fly after all
"...hatchling of their own – that's And Then Came Tango in a nutshell (or eggshell) – reportedly raised red..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Easy Virtue
In this adaptation of an early Noël Coward play, Jessica Biel is the American newcomer whose brash attitudes disrupt the British decorum of her new mother-in-law (Kristin Scott Thomas).
"...gradually build to a crescendo in which a provocative tango becomes the film’s climactic moment. But Easy Virtue dances..."

June 19, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mad Hot Ballroom
The filmmakers would have us embrace their work as though it were the Spellbound of grade-school dance documentaries, but the film loses its footing.
"...concludes with a citywide competition. While learning to foxtrot, tango, and rumba, the kids also get some rudimentary experiences..."

June 17, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...but. Lies most resembles a low-rent version of Last Tango in Paris, with touches of Oshima's In the Realm..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dangerous Touch
"...the sex is anonymous, dangerous and kind of Last Tango in Paris-y, minus the metaphysics (and Brando). The ending..."

Oct. 22, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Match Factory Girl
With not even 70 minutes total running time and, seemingly, not more than two dozen total lines of dialogue, The Match Factory Girl spins a compelling narrative, a devastating cultural portrait, and an object lesson in the less-is-more school of storytelling.
"...a store window, goes out to a somewhat brighter tango bar and catches the eye of a handsome stranger...."

April 2, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...culture as a 16-year-old Catholic schoolgirl who practices the tango with her beloved mother. Mother and daughter are inseparable..."

March 26, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

" In this respect, Damage brings to mind Last Tango in Paris, although Malle's elegant, precise direction is drastically..."

Jan. 29, 1993 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Inner Circle
"...gripping Runaway Train. (I guess I conveniently forgot about Tango & Cash.) But The Inner Circle winds up being..."

April 10, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Archive Theater's The Man of Destiny
The company builds a uniquely entertaining evening around Shaw's fiery tango of wits between a young Napoleon and a Mysterious Lady
" – and simply get lost in Shaw's fiery tango of wits. For that reason, I'd call The Man..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Arts Review by Trey Gutierrez

Austin Chamber Music Festival: Raul Jaurena & the Texas Tango Five
The standing-room-only crowd made it clear that it takes five to tango
"...Austin Chamber Music Festival: Raul Jaurena & the Texas Tango Five..."

July 30, 2010 Arts Review by Michael Kellerman

Glover Gill
Texas Platter
"...Glover GillSolo Tango Vol. 1 (Nois)..."

April 11, 2003 Music Review by David Lynch


Feb. 2, 2001 Music Review by David Lynch

3: MFA Dance Concert
The work of these grad student dancemakers was as individual as it was thoughtful
"...overtaken by their creations, while Rangel's study of queer tango was an ode to the dance and a metonym..."

March 16, 2012 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

International Bands
" – Thomas Fawcett Don't Cry for Argentina: Changing Tango's Promise..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

Riders on the Storm
With The Leaf Storm, choreographer José Luis Bustamante and songwriter Lourdes Pérez have become the wind, blowing past boundaries between artforms to share their vision in collaboration and spinning elements of their lives into an artistic whirlwind.
"...-- "Leafblower Tango," by Lourdes Pérez..."

May 5, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Linklater/Hawke/Black: The Complete Transcript
"...In a Lonely Place, Palm Beach Story, and Last Tango in Paris, where they actually deal with the demystification..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature

Rhythm is King
"...Latin music. Samba, salsa, merengue. Tango, son, vals. Mariachi, mambo, folk. Everything "south of Tejano,"..."

June 25, 1999 Music Review by Jay Hardwig

Austin’s Downtown Bar Scene Rides a Malfunctioning Roller Coaster
Local business owners attempt to navigate an impossible situation
"...June 3). The bars popped were Soho Lounge, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Icehouse, the Bob Woody-owned Buford's Backyard Beer Garden,..."

July 3, 2020 Food Feature by Kevin Curtin

Going Long
Scoping Out the Long Fringe of FronteraFest 2000
"...Ronda, a Latin-inflected version of Schnitzler's play wherein the tango is used as a visual substitute for the act..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

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