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The Roost Seeks Investors
Northside club closes while looking for new management and partners
"...entertainment-deprived North Austin. Result: After 18 months in business, the Roost has fallen on desperate times...."

July 6, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Roost
Wells Branch Parkway venue to serve far north Austin
"...Austin’s newest live music venue, the Roost, is scheduled to open before the end of..."

Dec. 18, 2013 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Ruling the Roost
Austin Preeminent Concert Promoter Ponders Retirement
"...If he hadn't been driving the getaway car, Tim O'Connor might have punched Willie Nelson...."

June 1, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Roost Crows at Midnight
Steamboat greeter / booker David Cotton realizes the dream of his own club, the Roost
"...early December, Eric Tessmer draws a sad half-dozen at the Roost. Two of the three bars at the fledgling..."

Dec. 26, 2014 Music Feature by Nina Hernandez

The Roost
Basically a story about four young people whose car breaks down in the boondocks and the wretched things that befall them while first seeking help and then escape, this bare-bones horror film takes the hoary formula and runs wild.
"...about four young people whose car breaks down in the boondocks and the wretched things that befall them while..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Movie Review

Playback: Doug Sahm for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!
The Austin Music Hall gets slated for teardown, the Roost closes while looking for a cash infusion, Backyard owner Tim O'Connor gets back in the concert game, and a Kickstarter campaign to get Doug Sahm into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
"...on Lone Star mononyms Willie and Selena. "Sahm's among the most important players in the history of Texas music...."

July 10, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

There Goes the Neighborhood
North/South/Central – redistricting the live music capital
"...Take 10th Street, between the frontage road and Red River. My secret spot: gone...."

July 25, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Reelin' in the New Years
Where you gonna be when the clock strikes 12?
"...one of Austin’s magnificent New Years Eve music events. There are literally dozens to chose from, so I took..."

Dec. 31, 2013 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Edward and Bella are back for more thwarted young vampiric love.
"...Ashley Greene, Michael Sheen, Peter Facinelli and Billy Burke. Catherine Hardwicke started the saga with last year's Twilight, a..."

Nov. 27, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

From the Vaults: Ti West Revives the American Horror Film
"The Innkeepers"' Ti West talks about his films
"...about his film Trigger Man. Reviewing West's newest film The Innkeepers, Marc Savlov writes:..."

Feb. 3, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Live Shot: Hurray for the Riff Raff, Rodney Crowell, Lucinda Williams, Shakey Graves
Americana Music Association showcase finds the sweet spot
"...The average age of those showcasing for the Americana Music..."

March 15, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

The End of the Dewhurst Era
Will the Senate strip the powers of the next lite guv?
"...With the primary defeat of Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, a 12..."

June 5, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Trumpet Colossus Kenny Dorham Towers Alongside the Jazz Gods
The Austin musician stands alone in showing up Miles Davis in his autobiography
"...In Miles Davis' autobiography, one of the mightiest forces in music, let alone jazz, recounts a..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Roar: The Blood Stays in the Picture
Star John Marshall on lions and the world's craziest home movie
"...carries a stack of family photos: his dad, his brother, his dad's second wife, her daughter, the family's animals...."

April 29, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Welcome to the Machine
2014-15 Austin Music Industry Awards results
"...Some insist that the Texas state capital doesn't have a music industry infrastructure..."

March 13, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

The Luv Doc: The Insincere Rectangle of Technology
Austin still has plenty of people who can actually read a map, write a letter, or hold a conversation
"...Doc! I'm single and almost ready to mingle, but there is one problem ... everyone seems to have their..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Column by The Luv Doc

The Nice Guys
Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe pair for laughs in this detective caper
"...Well, they’re not nice guys, obviously. Movie gumshoes never are –..."

May 20, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

BPness, Part 2: A (Long) Line (of Boom) in the Sand
Notes from Kate's trip thru Lafourche Parish to Grand Isle, LA., Part 2.
"...It would seem irresponsible to be so close to the Gulf and to not at least try to learn..."

June 25, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Austin Studios Sends Out the Welcome Wagon
Rooster Teeth has something to crow about
"...Austin's very own Rooster Teeth Productions are setting up a new roost, and..."

March 21, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

DVD Watch: 'The Stranger'
Orson Welles directs and stars in noir about a Nazi hiding in plain sight
"...Not to be confused with Camus’ 1942 novel, the 1946 film noir The Stranger (Kino Classics, Blu-ray $34.95)..."

Oct. 15, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Austin Chronicle Top 10 Films of 2018
Our favorite films from our least favorite year
"...will lack material from this year), it will be the year when Hollywood and the indies put their money..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Gina Chavez Video Release Fills the Stateside
Newly minted Musician of the Year has come a long way in a year
"...Filling the State Theatre with Black Fret donors Saturday night, Gina..."

April 13, 2015 Music Post by Nina Hernandez

Playback: The FAQs of Austin Music 2015
Q: Is Austin still the "live music capital of the world"?
"...of December, when we munch tamales and exchange gifts (then make impossible resolutions and wait for our balls to..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Cock of the Walk
Sriracha ain't just about rooster sauce
"...Huy Fong Ruling the Roost..."

Aug. 22, 2014 Food Feature by Mick Vann

The Sunday Survey: 9/19/10
Perry debate-dodges and council budget-passes
"...debate by setting ridiculous criteria. Huzzah! So much for the democratic process...."

Sept. 19, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Keep It on the Download
Gaming, the agoraphobic way
"...The era of the little game is hardly upon us...."

Feb. 22, 2008 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Beside the Point
Panhandling debate abates while Mangiasaurus Rex finds new home
"...When incumbent "Beside the Point" columnist Wells Dunbar announced gleefully that he would..."

Oct. 26, 2007 News Column by Richard Whittaker

The Hightower Report
Bush leaves millions of children behind; and crazy John Poindexter gets tossed.
"...far away to some quiet place where professionals can soothe his raging, right-wing demons ... and where he can..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Eagles Come Home to Roost
Three-hour documentary spawns an epic live tie-in
"...Platinum ego encases History of the Eagles, a three-hour rock doc (on Netflix and mailed..."

May 20, 2015 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Off the Record
OTR goes country with Mike & the Moonpies and Fire Relief: The Concert for Central Texas
"...Fire Relief: The Concert for Central Texas at the Frank Erwin Center..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

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