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Walk and Draw Along the Lake
The South Central Waterfront Initiative will kick off a “very intensive four months of planning,” as City of Austin Principal Planner Alan Holt puts it, with two Walk and Draw Walkshops this week (6:30pm, Thu., Aug 27, and Sat., Aug. 29).

4:30PM Wed. Aug. 26, Amy Kamp Read More | Comment »

The Remains of the Papers
The Harry Ransom Center's already substantial holdings of British authors just took another leap forward with the acquisition of the archive of Booker Prize-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro.

10:40AM Tue. Aug. 25, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray Is Totally Worthy of Its Subject
You remember: That one time when Bill Murray was in Austin for SXSW and he just kind of stepped behind the bar at Club DeVille, and later at Shangri-la, and started serving up the drinks?

10:00AM Sat. Aug. 22, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Who Do You Love?
International bestselling author Jennifer Weiner just released her 12th book, Who Do You Love. The sure-to-be smash is a classic love story, told over the course of two decades, twisted up with modern cultural observations and maybe just a miniature ode to Save the Last Dance and When Harry Met Sally.

10:30AM Tue. Aug. 18, Jessi Cape Read More | Comment »

Texas Teen Book Festival: The 2015 Lineup
She can tell you how to get to Sesame Street. And she can tell you a lot more about her life pre-PBS when she headlines the 2015 Texas Teen Book Festival. Sonia Manzano, who had generations of the show's fans sighing when she announced that she'd be leaving the role of Maria, will be the keynote speaker for the Sept. 26 event.

10:00AM Mon. Aug. 17, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Lit-urday: The Same Sky
It's been a long week, and now you deserve to have one day when you can curl up with a good book – let's call it Lit-urday. Maybe the thing to make you feel better about your week is to read about someone struggling in a city very familiar to you. Or maybe it's to read about someone whose struggles are a world away from yours. Or maybe it's to read about both. In one book.

10:30AM Sun. Aug. 16, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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How Many Fables in the Naked City?
Because there’s fables, and then there’s fables.

10:30AM Thu. Aug. 13, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

In Memoriam: Robin Goodfellow
As the rest of the world mourns the loss of Uggie, that furry scene-stealer from The Artist, Austin is still grieving for the loss of its own canine superstar. Robin Goodfellow, one-half of the improv duo Buddy Daddy, passed away July 30, at the age of 10.

6:36PM Wed. Aug. 12, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

The Return of Ellen Fullman & The Long String Instrument
1. Ellen Fullman musically transformed a former candy factory on Austin's Eastside in the early Nineties, converting the entire space into a sonic chamber with herself and others walking among and manipulating the 100-foot-long wires of her now-legendary Instrument.

10:00AM Mon. Aug. 10, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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