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Buzz Mill's Lumber Society Teaches Primitive Survival Skills in a Modern Setting
Everything you need to know to survive the great outdoors
Food Story  January 10, 2019, by Jessi Cape
"...Or, at least, I had the privilege of observing a highly trained expert demonstrate the techniques our ancestors used to keep themselves warm, fed, and alive. The miniclass was a sneak peek of an upcoming fire-building class (normally held in the evenings) at Buzz Mill Coffee through their survival school, Lumber Society..."

Buzz Mill Coffee Set to Open a Third Location
Plus related Infinite Monkey Theorem and top secret barbecue news
DAILY Food  December 21, 2018, by Jessi Cape
"...That same building will also act as the headquarters for Buzz Mill’s Lumber Society, which specializes in education classes that encourage more engagement with the outdoors through primitive cooking lessons, knife skills, navigating techniques, and more...."

Wish List
Here's your chance to give back to the areas of our community that need it the most
Features Story  December 11, 2009
"...Our society is what we make it. Now we can all blow hard on whatever political philosophy justifies our lifestyle best, but bottom line? We create our society, and we create our society's problems..."

Music Amidst Used Furniture
The History of the Red River Strip
Music Story  October 11, 1996
"...It's pretty good. I get a lot of audition tapes and stuff like that, and whatever society is going towards, I can accommodate...."

Gay Place
Lots of worthy FUNdraisers this week
Columns  November 2, 2017, by Sarah Marloff
"...They're going all out this year (bigger space, fancier attires, same great dinner, dancing, drinks, and auction) because their kids – our LGBTQ youth – need our support more than ever (we can thank bathroom bills, religious liberties, Dan Patrick, Trump, Abbott, the Texas Supreme Court, the North Carolina Legislature – you get the idea). Also happening this week is Color Out Cancer, hosted by the American Cancer Society (see Nov..."

PeopleFund East Night Summit
Learning how to make Austin's creative success pay off for you
Arts Story  October 19, 2012, by Robert Faires
"...The nonprofit that offers program support and economic opportunities for small businesses in Texas is turning its attention to Austin's arts, cultural, and creative sectors next week with a summit that packs an abundance of information, advice, and homegrown success stories into a four-hour block. You'll be able to hear from experts in entrepreneurship and funding who can give you the lowdown on the current scene and suggest how to make it work for you, as well as from creatives behind some of the city's most successful projects (Alamo Drafthouse, East Austin Studio Tour, Generous Art, Austin Film Society), who can explain what made a difference for them..."

The Fantastic and Utterly Disreputable History of the Bevy of Sin Known as Guy Town
Before downtown Austin had the Warehouse District, it had the Whorehouse District: a notorious neighborhood of brothels and fandango houses called Guy Town.
Features Story  January 26, 2001, by Ian Quigley
"...Many women can be found in the arrest records with occupation listed as "prostitute"; it's quite obvious the arresting officer knew who and what he was dealing with. At the end of the day, Austin was a civil society: If trespassed against, prostitutes had a right to redress their legal grievances like anybody else...."

The Weird, Weird West
Giddings gets retro-futuristic for Weird West Fest
DAILY Screens  December 12, 2013, by Richard Whittaker
"...There's a also a slice of Southern mysticism and the occult, with North Texas Ghost Society's resident medium Morrighan Lynne. She'll be joined by the nation's most knowledgeable man about the South's own Sasquatch, the Skunk Ape, the one and only Lyle Blackburn..."

Wish List
Here's your chance to give back to the areas of our community that need it the most
News Story  December 19, 2008, by Kate X Messer and Meghan Ruth Speakerman
"...Towels TRAVIS AUDUBON SOCIETY..."

Wish List
Here's your chance to give back to the areas of our community that need it the most
News Story  December 12, 2008, by Kate X Messer and Meghan Ruth Speakerman
"...Cash: $10 equals a full set of cold-deflecting thermals; $25 equals thermals, a hat, socks, and gloves AUSTIN HUMANE SOCIETY..."

The Hard Question
Why don't zombies just eat one another?
Screens Story  July 25, 2008, by Mary Jo Pehl
"...Perhaps an even better solution would be autocannibalism. This way, they are only hurting themselves, with no awkward confrontations within zombie society after, say, Steve accidentally eats Cindy's cousin..."

Green Guide
A preview of our ongoing guide to green living
News Story  April 20, 2007
"...Texas Solar Energy Society..."

Hammer of the Gods
The rise, fall, and rebuilding of Austin stickman Thor.
Music Story  January 21, 2000, by Ken Lieck
"..."When I got back into playing music after having gone mad," he explains, "I decided I wouldn't have any hangups about approaching people way more famous than me. Music has classes like society does, but I decided I wouldn't make myself a victim of such things, and I made a vow to approach whoever I really admired and say, "Hey, I want to play with you -- you need to hire me.'"..."

Postscripts
How Texas playwright Horton Foote is being honored during this weekend's Texas Book Festival; details on the O.Henry Museum's designation as a National Literary Landmark; and this month's Poetry on the Plaza at UT's Humanities Research Center.
Books Column  November 5, 1999, by Clay Smith
"...Henry to Mabel Wagnalls. Waterloo Brewing Company will provide "refreshments," and the Austin Banjo Society will be performing...."

Low and Outside
Playing Ball With the Big Boys in Montopolis
News Story  January 12, 1996
"...Korscmar, the disparity between Macro Austin's dreams and Montopolis' realities points up "larger questions about taxation and public policy and what neighborhoods should be able to do for themselves. How do we work together -- the neighborhood, the businesses, the city -- to create an environment, here on this small scale, where families and children can be nurtured? If a small neighborhood can't do these things for themselves, what does that say for society as a whole? If you can't do it in Montopolis, where can you?"..."

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