Trout Unlimited, along with residents of Canyon Lake, petition the TNRCC to stop the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority from taking more water from the lake, reducing river flows and potentially harming trout and the environment.
The City Council puts off plans to approve an appropriation to extend the northern portion of MoPac, buying time to discuss a more controversial project: the proposed expansion of the freeway through several central Austin neighborhoods.
What do the eight films in the Austin Film Society's latest free series "Dance, Girl, Dance: Women Directors of the 70s and 80s" have in common? They are all works by inherently feminist filmmakers, and the chronological order of the series tracks the growth of American feminist thought during these two decades.
Summer TV used to mean boring reruns, but these days, cable takes advantage of the networks' hibernation to launch their own season of special movie events and series. Belinda Acosta offers a list of some of the upcoming "must check out" programs.
In the world of rhythm tap, female dancers are a minority, and women who are masters of the form, as Acia Gray is, are merely a fraction of the whole. But with the debut of the Soul to Sole Festival, Gray hopes to give women who tap their due.
In honor of this week's commencement ceremonies at UT, here's a roundup of recent college-related honors for theatre historian Oscar Brockett, composers, Kent Kennan and Kevin Putz, late playwright David Mark Cohen, and UT theatre department alum Marcia Gay Harden. Plus, the 2001 Funniest Person in Austin is Rich Gabe.
My mother does not admit to having a problem with alcohol, but it worries me a lot when I see how much she drinks. Her favorite drink is a margarita and she has one or two almost every day, along with some wine with meals, though I have never seen her actually drunk. Am I being overly anxious and should I just keep quiet?
With the current state of the environment, long belabored by activists and scientists who point to any number of warning signs of planetary collapse, it makes sense, Chronicle contributor Dan Oko writes, that writers with deep green inclinations would juggle literary aesthetics and scientific data in their efforts to jar us from the stupefying impact of too much information and too much bad news.