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Utopia Fest Announces 2019 Music Roster
Utopia Fest is different this year in that it’s the same as it always was. The 2018 hierarchy of headliners proved an aberration, so now the gathering again focuses on emerging and cult talent – with a hefty dose of Austin favorites.

2:00PM Tue. May 21, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Day Trips & Beyond: Natural Bridge Caverns
Natural Bridge Caverns, one of Central Texas' most beautiful show caves, became 600 feet larger on May 8. Explorers entered a tunnel near the top of one of the large underground chambers to follow the passageway where no man had walked, or crawled, before.

7:00AM Tue. May 21, Gerald E. McLeod Read More | Comment »

No More "Sad Boy Americana," Otis Wilkins Evolves on "Joni Mitchell Was Punk"
“The sad boy Americana stuff is pretty much out the window,” Taylor Wilkins divulges, in regard to a series of forthcoming singles. “I had to shoot from the other side of the court.”

2:00PM Mon. May 20, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

ZZ Top, Bad Company, and Cheap Trick Stage a Texas Jam
Math dissembles much about Sunday night at Circuit of the Americas. Seventies stadium stalwarts Cheap Trick, Bad Company, and ZZ Top count three of four original members, two of four initiates, and all three founders, respectively. Their ages total 551 years. Had Aerosmith, Deep Purple, and the Doobie Brothers added, that’s 1,000 years of classic rock.

12:47PM Mon. May 20, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

Rep. Ilhan Omar Tells Austin Dems to Keep Fighting
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minneapolis, made a brief stop at the Texas Young Democrats convention in South Austin on Sunday, May 19, where she roused the crowd with a condensed retelling of her biography and congratulated the state party on gains made in the 2018 midterms.

7:25PM Sun. May 19, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Community First! Village Honored With Homelessness Memorial
Saturday morning, May 18, House the Homeless (HtH) – the state’s oldest volunteer-run advocacy organization working to end homelessness – unveiled its newest memorial, a pair of statues entitled “The Homecoming,” at Austin’s Community First! Village.

8:00AM Sun. May 19, Lilli Hime Read More | Comment »

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Legislative Attack on Eastside Planned Parenthood Closer to Finish Line
Following a six-hour floor hearing that stretched into Friday evening, the GOP-dominated Texas House approved a bill that threatens the future of Planned Parenthood on East Seventh Street and Chicon, a vital community resource for more than four decades.

7:00AM Sat. May 18, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

UPDATE: #SaveChickFilA Bill Moves Closer to Adoption in a Blow to LGBTQ Rights
Updated Tuesday, May 21, 1pm:
After another hour of debate on Tuesday, May 21, the Texas House has passed Senate Bill 1978 by a vote of 79-64.

4:25PM Fri. May 17, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

8 of Austin's Best Natural Springs and Swimming Holes
Did you somehow forget just how hot it gets during the summer here in Austin? Well, Mother Nature is about to remind you. Be prepared by getting reacquainted with these springs and natural pools. Ignore them at your own risk.

4:15PM Fri. May 17, Eilish O'Sullivan Read More | Comment »

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