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International QuiltCon Returns to the Austin Convention Center
It's the Modern Quilt Guild’s biggest celebration & display of craft
"...The first QuiltCon was held in Austin in 2013 and was a knockout success, the Convention..."

Feb. 18, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Downtown Puzzle: Convention Epi-Center
Is expanding the Convention Center a smart investment?
"...The Neal Kocurek Memorial Austin Convention Center and the rebirth of Downtown Austin are..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: It Ain’t Easy Being Weird
Welcome to Austin – accept our gift of the spirit of change
" eye over the shoulder on many thousands of visitors in town this week for "Spring Festival Season." That's..."

March 15, 2019 News Column by Michael King

The International Modern Quilt Guild: The First QuiltCon in Austin
And these aren't, as the saying goes, your grandmother's quilts
"...hell of a lot of gorgeous quilts at the Austin Convention Center this weekend...."

Feb. 20, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

First We Take the Convention Center
Texas Rollergirls explode into the 2011 season
" This year, in their new home at the Austin Convention Center, they better than doubled that figure...."

Feb. 25, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Cash Limits
Vendors see benefits of ACL
"...The music may have lasted 33 hours, but the Austin City Limits Music Festival's impact will be felt for..."

Oct. 12, 2010 News Post by Kelsey McNiel

Austin Gets Spiked
Buffy's best big bad booked for Wizard World
"...that it would be bringing its sci-fi and fantasy convention to Austin, speculation has been high about the guest..."

Feb. 9, 2010 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Art of War 2 Invades Convention Center
"...for the next WCL season, with the newly relocated (Austin) Texas Dragons, is still TBA, fight fans can get..."

May 10, 2007 Sports Post by Jeremy Martin

2006-07 Austin Music Awards Show
Austin Convention Center, Wednesday, March 14
"...Richards and Clifford Antone, the 25th edition of the Austin Music Awards evoked the spirit of a smaller, more..."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Hurricane Relief Efforts Under Way in Austin
An estimated 5,000 hurricane evacuees are expected to arrive in Austin this weekend
" estimated 5,000 hurricane evacuees expected to arrive in Austin this weekend, local Red Cross officials were scrambling today..."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Austin Transportation Guide
How to get around Austin, with or without your own wheels
"...Editor's note: This post is from the long-ago, pre-scooter..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post by Katie Walsh

Playback: Behold! The Austin Music Awards
Announcing the 2014/15 Austin Music Awards bill, the 13th Floor Elevators reunite for Levitation, and King Coffey recovers after being struck by a car
", or avoiding the snow: "All roads lead to Austin."..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Putting the Austin Into Wizard World Austin
Local talent appearing at the geek culture gathering
"...all things geek, wondrous, collectible and nerdy, arrives in Austin today. But aside from all the Hollywood names, wrestling..."

Oct. 2, 2014 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Official Drink of Austin Contest Names Team Qui the Winners
Holy crap, does my head hurt
"...The Austin Food & Wine Alliance partnered up with the Tipsy..."

Feb. 24, 2014 Food Post by Claudia Alarcón

Austin Teen Book Fest Snags Rob Thomas
'Veronica Mars' creator and Sarah Dessen added to lineup
"...Holly Black was joining opener Maggie Stiefvater as the Austin Teen Book Festival's closing speaker. This morning, two more..."

May 8, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

CM Punk Calling Clobbering Time in Austin
WWE champ plus 'Walking Dead' star confirmed for Wizard World
" the world, and he's coming to Wizard World Austin Comic Con...."

Aug. 5, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Mayor's Roundtable Benefits Austin History Center
Luncheon named for Angelina Eberly
"...are still available at $125, with proceeds benefiting the Austin History Center...."

Jan. 31, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Austin's Political Ecosystem
Swearingen's Environmental City tells the inner history of city politics
" groups and neighbors along the creek, Fish created Austin's first "hike-and-bike trail." Thanks to Lady Bird Johnson's admiration..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Austin Evacuee Services Continue
The City of Austin still has about 1,500 Ike guests. Expanded services have begun.
"...1,500 evacuees were staying at five shelters in the Austin area at the Austin Convention Center (1,196), Delco Center..."

Sept. 17, 2008 Emergency Post by Kate X Messer

Austin Toros Run to First Playoff Appearance
A preview of the Austin Toros' first-ever playoff home game.
"...You want more basketball, but there's none left in Austin. Well, you're wrong. Because this Saturday at the Austin..."

April 15, 2008 Sports Post by Matt Moore

UT Releases Convention Center Study
Council to consider “alternative futures” for Southeast Downtown
"...the formal presentation of “Frameworks for Placemaking,” prepared by UT-Austin’s Center for Sustainable Development. The 295-page report, released March..."

April 1, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Things Not To Fear: 1) The Reaper, 2) The World Horror Convention in Austin
An Interview with Convention co-chairs Nate Southard and Lee Thomas
"...Lee Thomas, the co-chairs of the annual World Horror Convention that's invading – like some chthonic force rising up..."

April 27, 2011 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

City Council Considers the Convention Center
Plans big and small for the city center
"...(held at the Central Library) to ponder the ever-fascinating Austin Convention Center. The occasion was the official presentation of..."

April 5, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

It's Party Time at the State Convention
There's still plenty of fun to be had …
"...While Democrats' eyes are still fixed on the National Convention, the Texas Democratic Party still has to get through..."

June 6, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Hodge Indicted for Altering Convention Center Surveys
Travis Co. grand jury indicts former Austin Convention Center director on 16 counts of tampering with a government record
"...of speculation, a Travis Co. grand jury indicted former Austin Convention Center Director Robert Hodge on 16 counts of..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: All EARRS
Stage Two of the Hodge Affair may be less than meets the eye
"...Although a few more sparks flared last week, the Convention Center's Hodge Affair thus far remains a whole lot..."

April 27, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Convention Center Director Canned
Director of Convention Center dismissed amid allegations of mismanagement.
"...the wires: "Statement of City Manager Toby Futrell regarding Austin Convention Center “Effective April 1, 2007, Bob Hodge has..."

April 2, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

A Bigger, Better Convention Center
"...Slusher spoke for everyone in his remarks at the Austin Convention Center ribbon-cutting Saturday: "I know this has been..."

May 24, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Hot Over HOT
City Council wrangles over Convention Center, hotel taxes, and Downtown's future
"...piece of which involves the proposed expansion of the Convention Center – certainly not a foregone conclusion, but a..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Playback: Austin's Revamped Record Convention
The Austin Record Convention – the biggest in the country – returns Downtown
"...humongous storage shed in the Hill Country west of Austin, Doug Hanners assesses his inventory. The cement floor is..."

May 22, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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