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The Cinema of Dual Citizens
In the upcoming series Driven into Paradise: European Émigré Directors 1933-1950, the Austin Film Society will be screening (at the Alamo Drafthouse) six classic films reflecting the ethical sensibilities and aesthetic innovations of these exiled masters.
"...Sometime in the late 1930s, the Hollywood dream factory started birthing the..."

April 18, 2003 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

The Toxic Border
Researchers ponder increasing birth defects in the Valley.
"...a disturbing trend: High rates of children born at the Community Health Clinic with a rare condition called anencephaly:..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

Snapshots From the Fest
Interviews and winners from the Austin Film Festival
"...A packed crowd at the Heart of Film Screenwriters Conference was treated to revelations..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Shoot for the Moon
Actor Danny Trejo has made a film career out of playing criminals. Before that, he made a career out of being one. In town to shoot Robert Rodriguez's Spy Kids, Trejo visited Travis High School to talk to students about the lessons he learned the hard way.
"...The busboys at Güero's stare at Danny Trejo hesitantly, unsure..."

June 9, 2000 Screens Feature by Barry Johnson

Who's the Boss?
Deer Park Neighbors and Developer Vie for Control
"...These Deer Park residents are fighting further construction of what..."

Sept. 26, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Oral History of Austin Beerworks
How the local brewery became the heir to the aluminum throne
" plucky hometown breweries go, Austin Beerworks might be the pluckiest. From the shoestrings that budgeted the original 30-barrel..."

March 10, 2017 Food Feature by Eric Puga

The Power of Art in Austin’s Overlooked Objects
Defining the city's personality from the moonlight towers to the railroad bridge
" made by its people, objects, and places. Combined, they form our city's personality, its genius and fragility, its..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Arts Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

We Remember What the Dormouse Said
Ten authors cut you a little slice of their own personal Wonderlands
"...Down the rabbit hole we go, reader, and you're already familiar..."

March 31, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin's Cultural Makeover: The Next Stage
How much closer we are to getting the cultural wonderland we imagined 10 years ago
"...In the Nineties, Austin's cultural scene could afford to dream big...."

Sept. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Back to the Trenches
AMD tightens its hold on Lantana – and the enviro opposition digs in
"...In the global scheme of things, Advanced Micro Devices is on..."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

The New Rites of Spring
The Last Word in Instrumental Rock
"...It's an overly romanticized notion, the idea of every generation having some sort of defining..."

April 27, 2001 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

What the Right Hand Is Doing
Magician turned sitcom star Harry Anderson returns to Austin at Palmer Auditorium this weekend, and his former partner and cohort, Austin author Turk Pipkin, looks back as he looks forward to reuniting with his old pal.
" Turk Pipkin, Mike Caveney, and Martin Lewis for the 20-year reunion of the Left-Handed League at Palmer Auditorium...."

Sept. 3, 1999 Features Feature by Turk Pipkin

Into the Groove
Cutting Vinyl With Fat Tracks
"...photograph by Todd V. Wolfson Last month, unbeknownst to either party, the recorded legacies of Stevie Wonder and Silver..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

In the Shadow of the Dinosaurs
The Death of Indie Labels: Reports Have Been Exaggerated
"...illustration by John Keen It's everybody's favorite number these days -- 28,000 -- which is the staggeringly absurd..."

May 2, 1997 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

The FOMO Factory Preview
"...The FOMO Factory..."

Sept. 13, 2018 Photo Gallery

The Hightower Report: Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?
To run away from the factory farm!
"...Thanks to the industrializers of American agriculture, we finally know why the..."

Nov. 9, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

Day Trips: Color Factory, Houston
Interactive pop-up exhibit turns art into experience
"...The Color Factory in Houston turns art into a full..."

Nov. 1, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Hightower Report: Outlawing Exposés of Factory Farm Horrors
"Ag gag" bill would classify exposing factory farm abuses as terrorism
"...The problem is that the meat, eggs, and dairy that..."

Feb. 8, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Reluctant Celebrity
When you get caught between the moon and New York City, it's time to head back home to Austin
" session. He was wary of even interviewing with the Chronicle, writing in an email weeks before that the..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Hightower Report
The Wal-Mart way in Latin America is a bad way, factory monitor learns; and economic theorists not thinking in real-world terms
"...might want to hear from one of Wal-Mart's own factory monitors...."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Questionable capitalist claims; and the EPA's deal with hog farmers stinks.
"...Rural people and local officials have long complained to the Environmental Protection Agency about the sickening air and water..."

Sept. 19, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Best-Laid Plans: Some of Intel's Unfinished Projects
A list of officially suspended projects
"...In addition to the partially constructed Intel building in Austin, Intel has suspended..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Feature by Michael Erard

Snapshot: The Art of Ice Cream Experience
Selfies and sweet treats abound at this Instagram-ready pop-up installation
"...cream in wintertime? Sure, why not? That's normal 'round these parts, where the cold weather season is continually interrupted..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

DVDanger: 'The Incredible Melting Man'/'Swamp Thing'
Morphing, melting and transmogrification clog up your screens
"...Something odd happened to movie monsters. Remember when they hated being inhuman and would kill themselves in a..."

Aug. 3, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Hightower Report
Gagging on ag-gag laws
"...Factory farms are not farms at all. They are corporate-run..."

April 26, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Lijadu Sisters
Wislawa Szymborska meets the Lijadu Sisters
"...discussing our future plans it’s got to get in the final word, off the topic...."

Feb. 7, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The Hightower Report
Sweatshop Crucifixes; and the E. Coli Loophole
"...worldwide will consider to be an abomination: crucifixes and other religious articles made in deplorable sweatshops in China. They..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Column by Jim Hightower

One Cut of the Dead
Horror becomes filmmaking comedy becomes a touching family triumph
"...or Grudge that made mainstream international horror audiences shriek, there was a low-budget straight-to-DVD or – even worse –..."

Sept. 27, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Silo on Seventh Finally in the Home Stretch
Burgers and beers coming to historic old tortilla factory
"...Rightmer’s description of the past eighteen months reads like the Murphy’s Law of..."

Aug. 2, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

The Hightower Lowdown
Look out: Bush is "revising standards" again; and the tax man is out to get the poor millionaires of Darien, Conn.
"...The Man Behind the Regulatory Curtain..."

Jan. 10, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

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