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The Case of Austin's Declining African-American Population
UT professor Eric Tang leads discussion on May study
" the city, “Outlier: The Case of Austin’s Declining African-American Population,” had just flipped through a sequence of color-coded..."

Nov. 3, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Austin's House Music Scene Clings to the African-American Community That Birthed It
House music rose to prominence from Chicago’s black music community and hangs on here in its original form
"...This past November, the North Door hosted house music history. A more electronic and minimalist offshoot of the..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Story of an American Music
Hector Galán's Songs of the Homeland
"...first, Hector Galán couldn't get anyone to hear the music in Tejano. When the filmmaker tried to secure funding..."

Sept. 15, 1995 Arts Feature

The New Negroes Showcases the Full Range of African-American Comedy at SXSW
At the stand-up show hosted by Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle, black laughs matter
"...title that some might find provocative features stand-up by African-Americans who speak about their lives and culture from a..."

March 8, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Chamber Music Festival: Marian Anderson String Quartet
At the end of a tragic week, the Marian Anderson String Quartet reached for grace and tendered it to us
" the days leading up to its Austin Chamber Music Festival concert. None of the Bryan-based ensemble's members mentioned..."

July 15, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

On Highway 61: Music, Race and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom
The highway of American music culture and beyond
"...On Highway 61: Music, Race and the Evolution of Cultural Freedomby Dennis McNally..."

Dec. 5, 2014 Music Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Music on the Page at the Texas Book Festival
Music books strut their feminism, hip-hop, and emo
"...Music, whether background radio hits or handpicked playlists, offers a..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Sheet Music
Summer Reading
"...Motown: Music, Money, Sex, and Powerby Gerald Posner..."

June 6, 2003 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Afro-Colombian funk crew connects disparate dots of diasporic music across the Americas
"...of local Latin powerhouses Grupo Fantasma and Brownout. The music connects disparate dots of diasporic music across the Americas...."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

The Austin Music Scene's Spectrum of Sexism
From sexual assault to all-female bills, women musicians face myriad issues in the live music capital
" way to articulate her experiences as an Austin musician...."

Jan. 20, 2017 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Music for the Soul
Michael Franti spearheads KING fundraiser Thursday
"...the only answer was “yes.” KING provides private one-on-one music mentorship to kids in the Texas foster care system...."

Sept. 17, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Chargaux at the 2017 Austin Chamber Music Festival
This dynamic Brooklyn-based string duo proves that the Austin Chamber Music Festival has many more colors than its name suggests
"...the globe. Make whatever assumptions you choose about the music made with these instruments and the musicians who play..."

July 7, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Music Keynote: Snoop Dogg
Doggfather becomes first rapper to address conference
"...have a keynote. Addressing the 2015 South by Southwest Music Conference & Festival from the marque spot: Cordozar Calvin..."

March 10, 2015 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

I'm Lovin' the All-American Tennis Clown
There were a lot of clowns at the All-American Tennis Shootout.
"...match between the Blake brothers (who happen to be African-American) and the Bryan brothers (who are as white as..."

Dec. 18, 2006 Sports Post by Taylor Holland

Battling for Music, History, and Learning
Juneteenth Battle of the Bands competition harkens back to days when marching bands enjoyed a celebrated place in Austin's black community, and creates opportunity for greater future African-American involvement in school bands.
"...came for business," Patterson said approvingly, watching the Louisiana musicians file by. "They're sharp." Across the field, the Austin..."

June 24, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Chapter Two: Wasota African Cuisine
Trailer presents a second chance for locally-loved chef
" Business Administration, Eguakun found himself more interested in music and food than much of anything else. He booked..."

Oct. 30, 2013 Food Post by Gracie Salem

American Hot Wax
This neglected 1978 American rock & roll film is a historical invocation of legendary deejay Alan Freed's life and cultural impact.
"...especially, the consequences of white kids listening to black music. What sets American Hot Wax apart from many other..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Screens Review by Louis Black

Music of the Spheres
Sinatra in the Sahara
"...photograph by David Lynch..."

July 9, 1999 Music Feature by David Lynch

AFS Essential's Torn From the Motherland: Films From the African Diaspora
Oct. 23-Nov. 20
"...Then there's the music. Just as the Jews surely would have shriveled up..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

The Body Is the Music
The Beginnings
"...Oriental. The defining characteristics have to do with the music. It revolves around the music, defining the movements within..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Arts Feature by Barbejoy A. Ponzio

Austin Chamber Music Center Chamber of Diversity
" Ken Hunt The office of the Austin Chamber Music Center sits atop a hair salon in an unassuming..."

June 30, 1995 Arts Feature

100 Local SXSW Music Acts
A-Z list of 100 Austin acts showcasing at the Fest
"...keen sense of imaginative fun to traditional Indian classical music. Tabla master Sri Gourisankar accompanies. – Michael Toland Bee Caves..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

The ARA Faces the Music
For the Austin Revitalization Authority, Eastside renewal proves to be a long, slow dance
"...12th, a street that had fairly hummed with successful African-American-owned businesses before the neighborhood hit the skids in the..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

ACL Music Festival Interviews
"...Star State sports its fair share of interbreeding between African-American and Latin dance cultures. As a native of Laredo..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Music Feature by Robert Gabriel

SXSW Music: Mega Third List
L7, the Cult, Loretta Lynn and 556 more added to the Fest
"...South By Southwest beefs up its 2016 Music lineup this morning with the third and largest artist..."

Jan. 12, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

ACL Music Fest Friday Listings
The blurbing of ACL 2011
"...alive. With this appearance, Western Swing institution and Texas music ambassadors Asleep at the Wheel has performed at every..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Music Feature

Music, Spirituality, and Social Justice Meet at New Story Festival
Three-day mash-up offers holistic approach to change
"...behind the New Story Festival, a three-day mash-up of music, spirituality, art, and environmental and social justice activism that..."

March 29, 2019 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Formula 1 Music: Stevie Wonder
The master blaster signed, sealed, and delivered
"...and dug through his catalog, delivering a cache of musical treasure spanning key Seventies Motown Records triumphs including Signed,..."

Oct. 23, 2017 Music Post by Alejandra Ramirez

Black, Brown & Blue: Must-See Music
Brownout, Birdlegg, and Geto Boys anchor the week live
"...Before local folk-punk orchestra East Cameron Folkcore shoves off..."

Sept. 9, 2013 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

City Counseling: Face the Music
One man's music is another man's noise complaint
" ordinance expediting rezoning for several restaurants hosting live music, after it looked like a laughably low 70-decibel limit..."

May 1, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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