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Attention Sushi Lovers: Lucky Robot Offers Time Out for Tuna Tuesdays
SoCo restaurant launches new sustainability campaign
"...Bad news sushi fans: That spicy tuna roll might come at a higher cost than you..."

June 19, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Electric Hot Tuna
More Music DVDs
"...If you’re Jorma Kaukonen, you book your band Hot Tuna into New York City’s famed Beacon Theater for two..."

Aug. 29, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Premiere: Anastasia Hera’s Feeling Herself in “Big Tuna” video
Austin melodic trap artist puts her energy and swagger on display
"...“Big Tuna” stands out as a statement of supreme confidence for..."

June 23, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

'Tuna' Surprise
Joe Sears and Jaston Williams to receive Texas Medal of Arts
"...responsible for Didi and all the other denizens of Tuna, Tex., have gone and gotten themselves honored by the..."

Jan. 16, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Secret History of Tuna
Tuna isn't the only Texas town with which actor-writers Jaston Williams and Joe Sears can be closely identified. Austin has played a significant role in the development of their town, and in return Sears and Williams have changed the face of the capital city.
"...and love Williams and Sears as the creators of Tuna, Texas, and as the physical manifestations of its many..."

April 12, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Tuna Christmas
After 17 Decembers performing 'A Tuna Christmas' literally thousands of times all over the country, do the folks involved have some holiday tales to tell?
"...Zilker Park Tree, the 37th Street lights, and A Tuna Christmas. Every year since 1989, Austin's favorite sons, Joe..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

A Tuna Almanac: Facts About the Shows and Their Creators
Facts about the Tuna shows and their creators, and a guide to the characters in the plays.
"...Director Ed Howard bankrolled the first production of Greater Tuna with his life savings: $10,000...."

April 12, 2002 Arts Feature

Who's Who in Tuna
"...The three Tuna plays feature a total of 29 citizens of Tuna..."

April 12, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Tuna Does Vegas'
New Tuna comedy does such brisk box office, one-week Paramount run extends to three
"...were gambling on Austin having lost its taste for Tuna – specifically, the kind cooked up by Joe Sears..."

Sept. 28, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Charlie the Tuna
"...pretty weak, I admit. Bill Parcells’ nickname is “Big Tuna,” so I’m suggesting he be replaced with an actual..."

Feb. 2, 2007 Sports Post by Jeremy Martin

The Blanton Bake-Off Returns, Good Food Foundation Taps Austin Winners, Here Comes the Texas Wine Auction, Lucky Robot Hypes the Tuna, Oseyo Gets Streety with Anju Banju on Thursdays, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...on Thursday, April 27 … Lucky Robot celebrates World Tuna Day on Tue., May 2 … L'Oca d'Oro's Pasta..."

April 26, 2023 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Hot Freakin' Tuna
Hot Tuna at the Cactus Cafe.
"...The SRO crowd was buzzing for the second Hot Tuna show of the night. An acoustic show usually finds..."

June 21, 2007 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

'Tuna' Is a Catch on YouTube
Bob Byington's 2000 film stars Louis CK and Nick Offerman
" present a 13-year-old indie by director Bob Byington, Tuna, which stars a babyfaced Nick Offerman and a then-unknown..."

April 18, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Big Tuna, Big Easy, Big Decisions
On the wake of BountyGate
"...might still be one loophole in which the Big Tuna could take over in the Big Easy without sacrificing..."

April 5, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

The Blanton Bake-Off Returns, Good Food Foundation Taps Austin Winners, Here Comes the Texas Wine Auction, Lucky Robot Hypes the Tuna, Oseyo Gets Streety with Anju Banju on Thursdays, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering

April 28, 2023 Food Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Yes, Michelle, You Always Order the Tuna
Michelle Paradise and her Chicken of the Sea fetish.

July 18, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

I’m Just a Bill: Replacing the Big Tuna

Feb. 2, 2007 Sports Post by Jeremy Martin

Starting Over
For Tuna creators Jaston Williams and Joe Sears, the fourth time is the charm
" expected there to be a fourth trip to Tuna...."

Oct. 26, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Trip to Bountiful
The Third Visit to Tuna Still Yields a Profusion of Delights
"...Joe Sears (left) as Aunt Pearl Burras and Jaston..."

May 15, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

An Angel for AMT
The recent fiscal crisis for Austin Musical Theatre threatened to keep the company from mounting any future productions, but producer Charles Duggan has come to AMT's rescue, offering to produce a week-long retrospective of musical numbers from the company's first 15 productions.
"...the Austin-based theatrical entrepreneur who has produced the Greater Tuna tours for years, as well as shows for his..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Matthew McConaughey's beach thriller drowns in red herrings
"...for years (decades?). He alternately obsesses over the big tuna he can’t seem to catch and the faraway son..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Meg
This giant shark tale simply lacks bite
"...oceanographic tech-y jargon to get through before Megajaws reappears. Unfortunately, the dialogue, courtesy of Jon and Erich Hoeber, and..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dining, Driving, and Dealing on the Vegan Food Chain
And where to find the Best Tuna Sandwich (sans tuna)
"...Thai Vegan in San Antonio. They've also perfected the tunaless salad that even many omnivores have been raving about...."

July 6, 2018 Food Feature by Alisha McDarris

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams: Ramble On
Levon Helm acolytes open for and perform with Jackson Browne tonight
"...Bramlett. Together, they’ve been members of Little Feat, Hot Tuna, and Phil Lest & Friends. Most famously, they were..."

Oct. 21, 2015 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Tru Artistry
With Jay Presson Allen's Tru, performer Jaston Williams takes a vacation from the little town of Tuna, Texas, with which he is so closely identified, to portray celebrated writer Truman Capote, and in the process reminds us what an actor of range and skill he is.
"...and Joe Sears launched a little comedy called Greater Tuna, and they were so good in it, so funny..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tuna Does Vegas
Taking the Tuna crew to Sin City was a huge gamble, but we end up bigger winners than losers
"...Tuna Does Vegas..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Red, White and Tuna
Even for a Tuna virgin, 'Red, White and Tuna' is a viciously funny excursion into small-town Texas politics, relationships, and heated gossip
"...Red, White and Tuna..."

April 29, 2005 Arts Review by Heather Barfield Cole

God's Trombones: Say Amen, Somebody
" day soon.-- Mary Jane Garza RED, WHITE AND TUNA: THEY KNOW US SO WELL..."

May 28, 1999 Arts Review

Maru Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar
I have previously praised sushi that, in retrospect, was merely acceptable. My standards have been redefined.
"...The Hawaiian Roll ($9.50) consists of spicy tuna and cucumber, surrounded by avocado and premium red tuna,..."

Jan. 26, 2007 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

Telling His Own Story Fearlessly
With his theatrical memoir "I'm Not Lying," Jaston Williams proves there is more to the man than Tuna.
" much stage time playing these figures in Greater Tuna, A Tuna Christmas, and Red, White and Tuna that..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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