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Moon-Shaped Panties & the Saint of White Trash
The Late Lucinda Williams
"...The morning starts normally for Lucinda. Well, maybe not normal,..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Never Mind the Polar Kind, Austin Has Its Own Vortex
And that irrepressible powerhouse of theatre is about to turn 25
"...A quarter of a century of presenting more ritual-based theatre, more cyber-operas, more transgressive takes on stage classics, more..."

Jan. 9, 2014 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Ballad of Townes & Blaze
The twisted but not-so-tall tale of Van Zandt and Foley, Lonesome Dove meets Barfly
"...The jigsaw of geography in filmmaking is such that one..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Features Feature by Sybil Rosen

Unlocking the Joys of Austin’s Puzzle Rooms
Escape rooms bring the solitary diversions to life
"...solve a series of puzzles that lead you to the key that allows you to escape...."

July 29, 2016 Arts Feature by Marc Majcher

Salon of the West
They may not notice us every time we go to Barton Springs -- after all, they are thinking, passionate men, deep in conversation. But we sure notice them: the men at Philosophers' Rock. Who are they? And why does Austin owe them such a debt of gratitude?
"...On any given evening in the 1940s or 1950s, an old man named J. Frank..."

July 4, 2003 Books Feature by Steve Moore

Page Two: Dancing at the Revolution With the Radio On!
Louis Black recalls the joys of driving around and falling in love with pop songs
"...In these politically dark times, writing about what brings us joy..."

June 16, 2017 Column by Louis Black

The Best of the Rest The Summer of '95, Part 2
"...a fountain, a formula, a program, a chance meeting, the lucky fall - Providence. That is magic, pure and..."

June 9, 1995 Books Feature

The Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2018
Actor/director Norman Blumensaadt, dance artists Kathy Dunn Hamrick and Anuradha Naimpally, and philanthropists Jeanne and Michael Klein join the ranks of cultural heroes
"...When you look at the vitality of the arts and culture in Austin, it..."

May 25, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ain't Nothing but a Good Time: or, How a Lowly 'Chronicle' Writer Learned to Play With the Big Boys
"...many so-called journalists, and especially for elite members of the sporting press (of which I most certainly and humbly..."

June 20, 2007 Sports Post by John Razook

Picking Up the CHIPs
Clarendon scandal opens a window on the joys of privatization
"...Last week state Rep. Vicki Truitt, R-Keller, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that the higher premiums mandated by..."

July 16, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Living in the Moment
MM Pack profiles legendary foodie Ann Clark.
"...and sharing, of real communion, of living fully in the moment...."

Nov. 8, 2002 Food Feature by MM Pack

How the West Was Sung
The Newton Boys Soundtrack: An Oral History
"...THE NEWTON PLAYERS..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

Kill the Wabbit
"...If you grew up in front of the television set in the Sixties, you know who your..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Screens Column by Margaret Moser

The Buzz Heard 'Round the World
"...Gunnar Hansen as Chainsaw's Leatherface..."

Oct. 30, 1998 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Things You Leave Behind
"...Walking sticks from around the world sold for a buck apiece at the last..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Arts Feature

The Hightower Lowdown
Jeffords and the Lobby, Karl Rove's ethics & the New Fast Track
"...Jeffords Bombs K Street! What's the most dangerous job in America? Construction? Drug cop? Taxi..."

June 29, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Confessin' the Blues
Soul Man W.C. Clark
"..."[Blues music] was (and is) the lament, the comment, often mocking or ironic, of the..."

July 31, 1998 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

St. Marks Is Dead Is Alive & Well In Austin, Texas
Ada Calhoun brings the NYC history and the hipness back to Bevo-town.
"...and unchanging city-in-amber – you get people talking about the ATX, eventually somebody throws in the word "hipster."..."

Nov. 3, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Road to Wigan Pier
Despite its focus on the bleak lives of English coal miners in the 1930s, The Road to Wigan Pier, with its live music, film, and skits, is a ridiculous amount of fun
"...The Road to Wigan Pier..."

Jan. 23, 2004 Arts Review by Molly Beth Brenner

Cloudy With a Chance of Winik
Marion Winik navigates the single life in 'Highs in the Low Fifties'
"...To many Austinites, "the joys of single living" is a complete oxymoron and..."

June 21, 2013 Arts Feature by Monica Riese

General Lee and Me
My life and dirty times as a Jam & Jelly Girl with Dino Lee & the White Trash Revue
"...night in 1985. I'm lying on my back on the main stage of the Doll House, one of Austin's..."

Oct. 26, 2007 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

SXSW Unleashes Massive Film List
High-concept horror A Quiet Place to open fest
"...years and counting can't slow down SXSW Film. As the festival enters its second quarter-century, A Quiet Place –..."

Jan. 31, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

You Are Entering Harlan County
Justified creator Graham Yost exits Kentucky for the ATX Television Festival
"..."They had dug coal together as young men and then..."

June 5, 2015 Screens Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Outsider Art
Music on the margins
"...On the coast of Tanzania in East Africa, about 50 miles..."

March 7, 2008 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

A Cook's Tour
You just had to be there: The Chronicle's Mick Vann compasses the cuisine of Thailand, in Bangkok and beyond.
"...Sapachai "Sap" Apisaksari and I became fast friends in the late 1970s, while I was the chef at Clarksville..."

June 28, 2002 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced
"...Horror at the beginning, horror at the end: After SXSW Film (March..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Music Amidst Used Furniture
The History of the Red River Strip
"...The bar's gonna be pushed back, and all this is..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Music Feature

Zilker Theatre Productions' All Shook Up
Take Elvis at his silliest, mix in Twelfth Night, stir playfully, and you have the latest Zilker Summer Musical
"...Not the early Elvis of Sun Records and not the late..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

'Mojo' Recommends
The best British music at SXSW as selected by 'Mojo' editor-in-chief Phil Alexander
"...Like Cat Stevens or the late, great John Martyn before him, Jay Jay Pistolet..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

Skydog
'Skydog' scrapes together a mother lode of Duane Allman
"..."He was like the mother ship, right? He had this real magic about..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

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