The Austin Company

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Hut's vs Dixie Chicken: College Town Clash

    Alex Flores​In one week, the tea sippers battle that redneck military school for all important bragging rights. Yeah, Texas has to get past the Chickenhawks of KU first, while the Aggies go up against (yawn) Baylor. But on Thanksgiving day, it's either "Hook 'em Horns" or...what the hell does "Gig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    City to Take Film, TV Biz Out of DCVB's Hands and Hand It Over to Economic Development

    For the last week, this sign directing folks to The Deep End set has been posted at the Walnut Hill Lane exit on the Dallas North Tollway.​Since its inception in October 2002, the Dallas Film Commission has been charged with trying to lure filmmakers to Dallas -- no easy task, given that until rec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Last Night: Colour Revolt at Hailey's Club

    Colour RevoltHailey's Club, DentonOctober 4, 2009 Better than: Spending the whole night sobbing over the Cowboys' loss. Colour Revolt​ As part of a short tour through the south, Colour Revolt stopped by Hailey's in Denton for what seemed to be more of a small get together--a really nice sma ... More >>

  • Music

    January 8, 2009

    Dale Watson

    Friday, January 9, at Pearl Dancehall and Saloon, Fort Worth

  • Music

    October 16, 2008

    James McMurtry

    Friday, October 17, at Dan's Silverleaf, Denton; Saturday, October 18, at Granada Theater

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008
  • Music

    August 28, 2008

    Selfishly, But Willingly

    Lately, Sarah Jaffe's outdrawn the headliners she's shared bills with, and that can mean only one thing

  • Music

    April 3, 2008

    Plano Skatepark is Becoming a Live Music Venue

    Eisenbergs Skatepark was never meant to host music, but that hasn't stopped it

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2007
  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    Grupo Fantasma

    Friday, July 6, at House of Blues Cambridge Room

  • Music

    March 8, 2007

    Explosions in the Sky

    All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone (Temporary Residence)

  • Music

    February 8, 2007

    Tea Totaled

    Another domino falls in Deep Ellum

  • Music

    January 11, 2007

    Red Monroe, New Frontiers, Quiet Company, Manchester Orchestra

    Friday, January 12, at Sons of Hermann Hall

  • Music

    November 16, 2006


    Thursday, November 16, at Double Wide

  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    Reckless Kelly

    Friday, October 6, at the Granada Theater

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2006
  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    Marathon Run

    Austin's Sound Team knows blog hype doesn't buy much more than PB&Js

  • Culture

    April 20, 2006

    Nintendo Wizards

    Senses are overloaded

    at And/Or, the new gallery

    on the block

  • News

    January 26, 2006

    Stacked Deck

    Giving penny-ante politicians a say over lucrative affordable-housing developments seemed like a good idea--until the FBI came calling

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Calling All Film Geeks

    Plus: Dallas Floats

  • Music

    March 24, 2005


    SXSW 2005: The crowds, the hype bands and all the Shiner Bock you can drink

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Mur, The Golden Falcons, Kissinger

    Thursday, December 30, at Gypsy Tea Room

  • Music

    January 22, 2004

    All Grown Up

    Patrice Pike goes solo, and she's better than she's ever been

  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    Edwin McCain

    December 6

  • News

    October 23, 2003

    Bellies of the Beast

    Food cuts have inmates and guards grumbling

  • Film

    October 2, 2003

    Black Thing

    The teacher, not the teaching, makes this School of Rock

  • Music

    June 13, 2002

    Blooming Wonder

    Darden Smith's gifts are on full display on Sunflower

  • News

    October 18, 2001


    Muckraking Field Day, Calling 9-11, The Deadbeats Go On

  • News

    September 13, 2001

    Make 'em Pay

    Spurred by a horrifying wave of teen violence in the '90s, Texas today spends more money than ever to lock up young criminals. Are we getting our money's worth?

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Desert Blooms

    Jetports and elite resorts may do what border bandits and blistering heat couldn't: rob Big Bend of its rugged beauty

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Tired of Waiting

    The center of the musical universe, Austin welcomes the beautiful and the ugly

  • Music

    November 30, 2000

    Black Hole Sons

    Now a trio, Austin's Rhythm of Black Lines is the world's darkest jam band

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    'Sunday Morning,' coming up

    Kris Kristofferson has lived a dozen lifetimes, and they keep on coming

  • Music

    August 12, 1999

    Taking the Wheel

    For the second time this decade, Ray Benson pays tribute to Bob Wills

  • Music

    May 20, 1999

    No depression

    With a new album, Radney Foster isn't so "heartbroke and then some" anymore

  • News

    January 21, 1999

    Perfect game

    When Reid Ryan wanted Round Rock voters to build a stadium for his minor-league baseball team, he turned to the one pitchman no good Texan could refuse -- his dad, Nolan

  • Calendar

    June 26, 1997
  • Music

    November 21, 1996
  • Calendar

    September 7, 1995
  • News

    January 5, 1995

    Talking trash

    Ferris' landfill stays in limbo--while state regulators fight among themselves