"...The Austin Turfcats of the Southern Indoor Football League held a big shindig for the media on Thursday at the Four Season's Hotel where they introduced the coaching staff, discussed ticket prices, and announced two player signings...."
"...The Rotarians made a poster from his Diez y Seis mural, and they want you not only to buy it, but to get it signed by the artist. They've lined up four signings over the next two weeks: Tuesday, September 3, 5-9pm, at the Austin Museum of Art, 823 Congress; Thursday, September 5, 11am-2pm, and Friday, September 6, early evening, at Central Market, 4001 N..."
"...The Bad Sex With Neal Pollack ShowDay stage, 3pmGrande Communications ReceptionDay stage, 4:15pmSouth By Bookstore book signings12:45pm: Dan Cederholm, Web Standards Solutions: The Markup and Style Handbook..."
"...Most of the European leagues resumed play this week following the midwinter break, with tight, multi-team races in England, Spain, and Italy, and the January transfer window has been open for three days, with no huge signings so far...."
"...In its fifth year, the Confab remains a day of free programming offered by the Austin Public Library and funded through the Library Foundation. As in past years, there will be readings, panel discussions, and book signings on the second floor of the John Henry Faulk Central Public Library, next to the Austin Lit Fair, which showcases local independent presses and journals..."
"...WS: Yeah, yeah. We have lots of signings, and we tried to schedule multiple signings with people..."
"...Project and the Austin Writers' League will host the second annual Salute to African-American Writers: Celebration and Tea on Saturday, February 20, at the Meeting Place, 2100 Northland Drive, from 6-9pm. A poetry slam, reading and book signings by local authors, and African storytelling are planned for the event..."
"..."They have a standing invititation to show up with their video crew and tape book signings, and they have the opportunity to interview the author," says Philip Sansone, president and CEO of Book People. Tammy Jordan, vice president of marketing at the bookstore, says NPrint has expressed interest in upcoming appearances by Johnny Cochran and Jimmy Carter..."
"...Surprisingly though, most artists, radio programmers, managers, and record company executives from both Austin and Dallas interviewed for this story contend they were already curious about the other city not because of the inherent competition, but rather because they thought the slew of signings might just hold the insider trading tip necessary for a leg up, not just for themselves or their own hometown, but for Texas as a whole. A united Texas music industry? Not quite..."
"...Once a year, the pleasures of the literary expand from you with a single book in your hands to you, along with thousands of others readers, connecting with hundreds of authors at signings and panels that seem to go on for eternity. You can call it heaven, but its official name is the Texas Book Festival..."
"...The Texas Tribune Festival is back for its eighth year of star-studded panels, (discussions of) political intrigue, and enough book signings to populate your whole shelf. But for those not looking to splurge on a badge, the fest will be taking over Congress Ave..."
"...Austin’s reigning record emporium hosts regular in-store performances from roadshows and locals celebrating the release of a new album, with no preference in regard to musical genres. Shows typically start weekdays at 5pm and conclude with artist signings, during which the store remains open for business..."
"...Of course, these 12 make up only 5 percent of the literary lights who will attend the 2017 TBF, but you'll have to be patient to find out about the other 95 percent. Until then, gaze at the official poster's dreamy image of a pitayo cactus at sunset – created by Austin-based photographer and author of the new book The Spirit of Tequila, Joel Salcido and imagine the 250 celebrated and emerging fiction writers, journalists, artists, scientists, and more who will fill up TBF 2017's weekend of readings, signings, and panel discussions...."
"...Fantastical Fictions is, as you might already know, the ongoing series of bookish celebrations – with readings and signings and a Q&A, much convivial camaraderie and drinking, the sort of thing you might find at any literary shindig – but a series that showcases authors who tend to hew their tales from the more speculative outcroppings of human imagination...."
"...When Clive Davis founded Arista Records, Lou Reed became one of his first signings. If Rock & Roll Heart didn't make waves, it set up the interstellar blastoff of Street Hassle..."
"...In training: The UT Longhorn women kick off their spring training season with an exhibition game as we go to press Wednesday; upcoming are at least one more exhibition, and also an 8-on-8 small-sided tournament... And San Antonio FC, the Spurs-owned USL expansion team, has opened their training camp, and continues to announce new signings, as they prepare for their inaugural season opener April 3 in Seattle..."
"...Sadness, that at this time last year, this column was brimming with news of the Austin Aztex's first pro season: tryouts, signings, supporters' meetings, games scheduled ... and now, this: The team still known by the placeholder name USL San Antonio – which will compete in the same USL pro league the Aztex are currently on hiatus from – will hold open tryouts starting Feb..."
"...8, from 6:30-8pm, Michael Barnes hosts a reading and discussion about Indelible Austin: Selected Histories, a selection of his favorite Austin History features from over the years, published by Waterloo Press, the publishing arm of the Austin History Center Association. Both events include book signings and light refreshments..."