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Learn to Make Tamales From Tamale House East’s Diane Valera
Tamales are a delicious Christmas tradition that is always on the menu. If you aren’t getting together with family to make them this holiday season, the question is where to get them. Or maybe, it’s time to learn how to make them from scratch.

1:20PM Wed. Dec. 7, A. Richmond Read More | Comment »

The Lemon Twigs, Obongjayar, the Zombies, and Ambré Added in SXSW 2023’s Second Lineup Drop
As the festival looms just three months away, March 13-18, SXSW Music unveils another triple-digit artist lineup. (Revisit the first one here.)

11:15AM Wed. Dec. 7, Rachel Rascoe Read More | Comment »

Tamales: A Winter Tradition
Ancient Mesoamericans ate tamales. As a kid, I had no idea. My mother, kneading nixtamalized corn flour reconstituted with pork broth for extra flavor, didn’t either.

11:32AM Tue. Dec. 6, Christina Garcia Read More | Comment »

Dan Patrick Reveals His Wish List for the 88th Legislature
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick unveiled a list of 21 priorities for the 88th Texas Legislature last week at the Capitol, beginning the mad dash to get marquee GOP items into bills that end up on Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk this spring.

10:43AM Mon. Dec. 5, Maggie Q. Thompson Read More | Comment »

Fearless Texas Singer-Songwriter and Playwright Jo Carol Pierce Has Died
Firebrand singer-songwriter and playwright Jo Carol Pierce, a Lubbock native who launched her career in Austin, has died at 78 years old.

10:30AM Mon. Dec. 5, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

The Armadillo Christmas Bazaar Sings its Way Back Into Austin’s Heart
One of Austin’s longest-running art and music festivals, the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar, returns to the Palmer Events Center on December 17th and they’re bringing a slew of outstanding musicians to bring all the holiday cheer.

Sponsored By the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar Read More | Comment »

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Two Local Vegan Powerhouses to Close This Month
Still more independent restaurateurs are calling it quits ahead of the end of their lease, this time, a double blow to the plant-based food community in Austin. On the same day, Counter Culture and Skull & Cakebones announced their closure ahead of 2023.

4:42PM Sun. Dec. 4, A. Richmond Read More | Comment »

Five Culinary Gifts to Supercharge This Giving Season
We’re not recommending anything here that we wouldn’t want for ourselves or our families or the dear friends who've stuck with us through thick and thin (or through pizzas that were thick or thin), through booze and blather, through Covid plague and cringe-y playlists, and so on in that BFF way.

5:00PM Fri. Dec. 2, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Family Decries Police "Murder" As APD Releases Troubling Incident Video
Upon viewing the critical incident video, it appears Kathy Mitchell’s assessment of the police killing of Rajan Moonesinghe was correct.

3:38PM Fri. Dec. 2, Brant Bingamon Read More | Comment »

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