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Radio Snack: Food on the airwaves in Austinnew

Radio remains important to many people as a source of information, entertainment, and tribal connection. Music, news, sports, politics, gossip, religion, drama, and humor all have places across the spectrum of what we still call the dial. Food is no exception.
Austin Chronicle  |  MM Pack  |  07-15-2011  |  Food+Drink

The Right Snuffnew

Who is Artly Snuff, and why does he matter?
Austin Chronicle  |  Margaret Moser  |  07-08-2011  |  Performance

SXSW 2011 Movie Guidenew

The San Antonio Current picks the key U.S. and world films of SXSW 2011.
San Antonio Current  |  Enrique Lopetegui  |  03-11-2011  |  Movies

Austin's Band of Heathens Offer Up Alt-Country for Catholic Tastesnew

Texans twang differently than their Tennessee counterparts, and rightly so. Blame it on outlaws like Waylon and Willie, Lubbock lunatics like Terry Allen and Joe Ely, or any number of insurgent country artists who get started on Austin's 6th Street and radiate outward from there.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Bill Forman  |  01-07-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

Russell Freeland Gave Up Everything in Pursuit of His Risky Art Projectnew

Abstract artist Russell Freeland gave up everything -- that's everything -- to go from Boston to Austin and see if he could survive solely on his art. His homeless and hungry saga is told in the Absolute Zero Project.
Boston Phoenix  |  Ian Sands  |  10-07-2009  |  Art

Some of Your Beeswax: Director Andrew Bujalski Chatsnew

If the word “mumblecore” ever meant anything in the first place, it definitely had something to do with Andrew Bujalski. The lo-fi indie director of Funny Ha Ha and Mutual Appreciation debuted his third feature, Beeswax, in March, and speaks about the film festival favorite.
New York Press  |  Eric Kohn  |  08-06-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Not So Cool: Austin Struggles With Climate Protectionnew

The Austin Climate Protection Plan was among the most ambitious in the country when announced in 2007; two years later, making it real remains a challenge.
Austin Chronicle  |  Katherine Gregor  |  06-21-2009  |  Environment

What's Up with the Downtown Austin Condo Market?new

Developers deliver the lowdown on the economy and the future of Austin's new high-rises.
Austin Chronicle  |  Katherine Gregor  |  05-24-2009  |  Housing & Development

Revolutionary to Rat: The Uneasy Journey of Brandon Darbynew

At first glance, Brandon Darby seems a typical Austin lefty activist. But ask around Austin activist circles, and a more contradictory portrait emerges.
Austin Chronicle  |  Diana Welch  |  01-26-2009  |  Policy Issues

Alex Maas of Black Angels on 'Directions to See a Ghost'new

"We're actually going on tour with Roky Erickson in the fall. We're going to be his opening band and backing band," says Maas.
NOW Magazine  |  Jason Keller  |  06-30-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

'The Unforeseen' is a Mezmorizing Doc on Development and the Environmentnew

The Unforeseen centers on the ambitions of one developer, Gary Bradley, and those who would oppose his will in Austin, Texas. Dunn merges her findings with a cinematic style that alternates between impressionistic, cinematic poetry and solid, straight-ahead uses of narrative and interview.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff  |  05-30-2008  |  Reviews

No Redemption for Former Child Molesternew

A man not allowed to sit in on his child's class because of his past offense has started an organization to work to restore rights to convicted felons who have stayed out of trouble.
Houston Press  |  Margaret Downing  |  10-10-2005  |  Commentary

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