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Austin African American Book Festival Comes to Carver Museum
Authors and activists address the state of Black culture
"...The Austin African American Book Festival celebrates its 11th year and,..."

June 21, 2017 Arts Post by Jennifer MacKenzie Murphy

Austin African American Book Festival Announces Theme, Guests
“Black Lives Matter” is this year’s guiding theme
"...The Austin African American Book Festival returns in June featuring talks..."

May 7, 2015 Arts Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin African American Book Festival
Biographer Arnold Rampersad headlines the eighth edition, focusing on inspiration for change
"...session on Dr. Angelou will kick off this year's Austin African American Book Festival, which takes as its theme..."

June 27, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Fourth Annual Austin African American Book Festival
Schedule and description
"...This year's festival highlights male writers, with keynote addresses by columnist Leonard..."

June 25, 2010 Books Feature

Carver Museum Hosts Austin African American Book Fest
Annual event is free and open to the public
"...But first, she's going to be in Austin this weekend...."

June 21, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

African-American Book Festival Spotlights Women Writers
Pulitzer Prize-winner Annette Gordon-Reed headlines this year's fest at the Carver Museum and Cultural Center
" acclaim with Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy, which explored not just the long-rumored affair between..."

June 25, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
"...literary banquet of the year is over. The Texas Book Festival has announced the full menu of authors on..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Texas Book Festival 2018: Making History: The Civil Rights Movement in Texas
Uncovering the untold stories of integration at UT
"...Story of Integration at the University of Texas at Austin, they expected to be adding to a conversation. Instead,..."

Oct. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Katarina Brown

Texas Book Festival
Festival Roundup
"...For more information: Call 477-4055 or check the Texas Book Festival web page at This swanky site contains..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Books Feature

2010 Texas Book Festival
Isabel Wilkerson on the Great Migration
"...the Great Migration: the exodus of some 6 million African-Americans from the repressive Jim Crow South to the North..."

Oct. 15, 2010 Books Feature by Wells Dunbar

Music on the Page at the Texas Book Festival
Music books strut their feminism, hip-hop, and emo
"...cultural analyses and personal memoirs, a slew of Texas Book Festival authors capture that pervading influence in the pages..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Texas Book Festival
Photos by John Anderson
"...What I Saw at the Texas Book Festival When I drove into town Saturday for the..."

Nov. 17, 2000 Books Feature by Robin Bradford

For the 2020 Austin Chamber Music Festival, You Provide the Chamber
With the annual event online in your home, chamber music doesn't get any more intimate
"...If this were any ordinary summer, Austinites could count on finding relief from the hellish march..."

June 26, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Film Festival: A 'Precious' Experience
Thoughts on Precious, Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire
"...up Sapphire’s Push, I had to abandon it. The book is raw and I was too shaken to stay..."

Oct. 29, 2009 Screens Post by Belinda Acosta

The History of the LGBTQ Movement in Austin
From Stonewall to today, how Pride has progressed in our city
"...lot of money in 1990. When the city of Austin required liability insurance to host a gay event in..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

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

March 29, 2019 News Feature by Robyn Ross

A New World Opens Up for Austin's Soul Priestess Mélat
The daughter of Ethiopian émigrés finds a voice with Move Me II
"...and wine. It's a ho-hum experience that positions the Austin native as a normal 29-year-old enjoying the simple comforts..."

May 4, 2018 Music Feature by Alejandra Ramirez

Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2017
Flatbed Press founders Katherine Brimberry and Mark L. Smith, choreographer Kate Warren and theatre / spoken word artist Zell Miller III join the ranks of cultural heroes
"...but consistently over many years – who have made Austin a capital of creativity. It's precisely those individuals that..."

June 2, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...about geekcore? Has that one been coined yet? Watching Austin's Peenbeets on stage is akin to watching some bizarro..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Meet the Women of Austin R&B
Spotlighting five formidable soul vocalists
"...Like those acts, Austin's small but formidable cadre of soul vocalists also refuses..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

kYmberly Keeton Wants Your Stories for the Black COVID-19 Index
And at the Austin African American Book Festival 2020, she’ll tell you why
"...matter – has always been the mission of the Austin African American Book Festival, and it continues to fulfill..."

June 26, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Inspiring Words
Columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. keynotes the Austin African American Book Festival
"...of "Black Men Writers Inspiring Change" at this weekend's Austin African American Book Festival, where he'll appear as one..."

June 25, 2010 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Gathering Voices
Bernice L. McFadden at the African American Book Festival
"...of Waters announces itself as one of these rare books right away: The novel's speaker isn't Emmitt Till, the..."

June 22, 2012 Arts Feature by Sarah Smith

Primed for Some Literary Vibranium?
Readers say, "Austin African American Book Festival forever!"
"...Year of Black Panther hasn't escaped the notice of Austin’s African American Book Festival. With the slogan "Literary Vibranium,"..."

June 22, 2018 Books Post by Robert Faires

Arts: Summer Snapshot
Theatre, dance, comedy, and lit events on the horizon
"...Austin Sketch Fest As sketchy as comedy can be, with..."

May 19, 2017 Arts Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Arista out of Austin?
"...President and General Manager of the locally based Arista Austin and Arista Latin imprints, confirmed what was being whispered..."

April 17, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Ain't Messin 'Round
Gary Clark Jr. kisses the sky
"...As an 18-year-old recent graduate of Austin High, blues guitarist Gary Clark Jr. played the very..."

Oct. 12, 2012 Music Feature by Michael Corcoran

Count the Blessings
The Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival at 25
"...The Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival turns 25 years old this year. Fall Creek Vineyards..."

April 16, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

SXSW Film Festival and Conference
"...of some films currently showing in the SXSW Film Festival. The symbols (RP) and (WP) indicate regional and world..."

March 14, 1997 Screens Feature

Trying To Fix the World
Five-year review of APD Chief Art Acevedo
"...On the April morning of the funeral for slain Austin Police Department Officer Jaime Padron, Chief Art Acevedo stopped..."

May 25, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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