Chloe Gonzales

Chloe Gonzales is an online intern for the Austin American-Statesman.

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Everything’s coming up festivals in April
 March might have South by Southwest and October might have Austin City Limits, but April is the busiest time for festivals in the Austin area. From wiener dogs to brass bands to burlesque, here’s what’s on tap this month in Central Texas. Honk!TX, April 6-8. All ages can take part in this free three-day event that brings brass...

5:00 AM Thursday, Apr. 05, 2018

March might have South by Southwest and October might have Austin City Limits, but April is the busiest time for festivals in the Austin area. From wiener dogs to brass bands to burlesque, here’s what’s on tap this month in Central Texas. Honk!TX, April 6-8. All ages can take part in this free three-day event that brings brass...
Festival favorites: Your guide to Austin-area events in 2018
 New year, new absurdly wide variety of festivals and events in Central Texas. Whether you want hot sauce, reggae, bats or tatts, you can find it in and around Austin. Here’s a list of what’s on offer in 2018 — enjoy! If you notice we’re missing a festival, email cgonzales@statesman.com, and we’ll add it to the...

6:01 PM Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

New year, new absurdly wide variety of festivals and events in Central Texas. Whether you want hot sauce, reggae, bats or tatts, you can find it in and around Austin. Here’s a list of what’s on offer in 2018 — enjoy! If you notice we’re missing a festival, email cgonzales@statesman.com, and we’ll add it to the...
Experience of raising a guide dog is worth the pain of saying goodbye
 When I tell people that my boyfriend and I raise guide dog puppies, their first reaction is almost always, “How do you let them go? I could never do that.” More than 100 guide dog puppies are being raised all over Texas. All sorts of people raise puppies: retired people, high-schoolers, college students, single people, families...

5:00 AM Saturday, Nov. 04, 2017

When I tell people that my boyfriend and I raise guide dog puppies, their first reaction is almost always, “How do you let them go? I could never do that.” More than 100 guide dog puppies are being raised all over Texas. All sorts of people raise puppies: retired people, high-schoolers, college students, single people, families...
Nine spooky Texas songs for your Halloween party playlist
 If we’re being true to ourselves, I think we can admit that sometimes “Monster Mash,” the “Ghostbusters” theme song and “Thriller” feel a little stale. So in the interest of adding something new to your Halloween party playlist, here are eight spooky songs by Texas artists and one about Texas. Let&rsquo...

5:53 PM Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

If we’re being true to ourselves, I think we can admit that sometimes “Monster Mash,” the “Ghostbusters” theme song and “Thriller” feel a little stale. So in the interest of adding something new to your Halloween party playlist, here are eight spooky songs by Texas artists and one about Texas. Let&rsquo...
October festival guide: Food, fun, music and more in Central Texas
 Well, we survived another long, hot summer (with a couple of very wet days there near the end). Fall brings a bevy of festivals to Central Texas. Whether you’re looking for live music, fabulous food or just a place to take the family for weekend fun, we’ve got you covered. Here are October fests to anticipate. Are we missing one?...

5:00 AM Monday, Oct. 02, 2017

Well, we survived another long, hot summer (with a couple of very wet days there near the end). Fall brings a bevy of festivals to Central Texas. Whether you’re looking for live music, fabulous food or just a place to take the family for weekend fun, we’ve got you covered. Here are October fests to anticipate. Are we missing one?...
Nelson DeMille, Ernest Cline top best-sellers lists
 NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. ‘The Cuban Affair,’ Nelson DeMille 2. ‘To Be Where You Are,’ Jan Karon 3. ‘A Column of Fire,’ Ken Follett 4. ‘Haunted,’ James Patterson and James O. Born 5. ‘The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye,’ David Lagercrantz 6. ‘A Legacy of Spies...

5:00 AM Saturday, Sep. 30, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. ‘The Cuban Affair,’ Nelson DeMille 2. ‘To Be Where You Are,’ Jan Karon 3. ‘A Column of Fire,’ Ken Follett 4. ‘Haunted,’ James Patterson and James O. Born 5. ‘The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye,’ David Lagercrantz 6. ‘A Legacy of Spies...
Festival guide: Food, fun, music and more in Central Texas this fall
 Well, we survived another long, hot summer (with a couple of very wet days there near the end). Fall brings a bevy of festivals to Central Texas. Whether you’re looking for live music, fabulous food or just a place to take the family for weekend fun, we’ve got you covered. Are we missing one? Email cgonzales@statesman.com and...

12:00 AM Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017

Well, we survived another long, hot summer (with a couple of very wet days there near the end). Fall brings a bevy of festivals to Central Texas. Whether you’re looking for live music, fabulous food or just a place to take the family for weekend fun, we’ve got you covered. Are we missing one? Email cgonzales@statesman.com and...
John Grisham, Roxane Gay top best-sellers lists
 NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. ‘Camino Island,’ John Grisham 2. ‘Murder Games,’ James Patterson and Howard Roughan 3. ‘Use of Force,’ Brad Thor 4. ‘The Duchess,’ Danielle Steel 5. ‘Seven Stones to Stand or Fall,’ Diana Gabaldon 6. ‘The Identicals,’ Elin Hilderbrand...

5:00 AM Saturday, Jul. 08, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. ‘Camino Island,’ John Grisham 2. ‘Murder Games,’ James Patterson and Howard Roughan 3. ‘Use of Force,’ Brad Thor 4. ‘The Duchess,’ Danielle Steel 5. ‘Seven Stones to Stand or Fall,’ Diana Gabaldon 6. ‘The Identicals,’ Elin Hilderbrand...
John Grisham, Neil deGrasse Tyson top best-sellers lists
 NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. ‘Camino Island,’ John Grisham 2. ‘The Silent Corner,’ Dean Koontz 3. ‘The Identicals,’ Elin Hilderbrand 4. ‘Into the Water,’ Paula Hawkins 5. ‘Dangerous Minds,’ Janet Evanovich 6. ‘Tom Clancy: Point of Contact,’ Mike Maden 7. &lsquo...

5:00 AM Saturday, Jul. 01, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. ‘Camino Island,’ John Grisham 2. ‘The Silent Corner,’ Dean Koontz 3. ‘The Identicals,’ Elin Hilderbrand 4. ‘Into the Water,’ Paula Hawkins 5. ‘Dangerous Minds,’ Janet Evanovich 6. ‘Tom Clancy: Point of Contact,’ Mike Maden 7. &lsquo...