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2019 Austin International Poetry Festival Brings a World of Words to Town
" want to know how seriously this city takes poetry, all you have to do is wait until the..."

April 5, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin International Poetry Festival
"...Seven years. In entertainment terms, especially in Austin, anything reaching that milestone should move into the institution..."

April 16, 1999 Books Feature

2008 Austin International Poetry Festival Preview
"...Not sure yet how to celebrate National Poetry Month? Why not sample the many and varied options..."

April 4, 2008 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Luv Doc Recommends: Austin International Poetry Festival Humor Showcase
Ruta Maya, Saturday, April 16, 2005
"...Regardless, if you’re into ridicule, nothing inspires ridicule like poetry, and this weekend Austin is plumb full of it..."

April 15, 2005 Column by The Luv Doc

Austin! International! Poetry! Festival!
Writ in thought, spoke in words.
"...Dozens and dozens if not hundreds of poets flocking..."

April 6, 2011 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Free Poetry Festival
"...If you could put the Austin International Poetry Festival in a diorama, you might have..."

Nov. 8, 1996 Books Feature

Poetry Festival Continues
"...of this year's Austin International Poetry Festival, says, "It's hard to structure without..."

April 4, 1997 Books Feature

Fall Film Festival Season Kicks Off With the Toronto International Film Festival
Northern exposure
"...The Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 8-18), with nearly 300 films on..."

Sept. 23, 2016 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

April Is National Poetry Month
And there are plenty of ways to celebrate
"...It must be a sign: "National Poetry Month" fits in a haiku...."

April 1, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Five Recommended Arts Events in Austin This Weekend
In which your local cultural FOMO is subdued via this handy listicle
"...out and about and experiencing some of what goodness Austin’s got to offer, artwise:..."

April 6, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

More Poetry
"...Dear Editor, Good poetry is often surprising – as was the fine piece..."

April 29, 2004 Postmarks

Festival Notes
"...This year's Austin International Poetry Festival planners have a workers' paradise vision..."

March 28, 1997 Books Feature

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

Palabras: A Latino Literary Festival
What is the state of Chicano arts and letters today? That question is part of what inspired Palabras: A Latino Literary Festival, which takes place for the first time this weekend at Mexic-Arte Museum.
"...Sixties and Seventies, Chicano activists organized Flor y Canto festivals. Literally meaning "flower and song," the festivals brought together..."

March 30, 2001 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

A Guide to Austin Classical Music
The virtuosi who know the score and make beautiful music happen here
"...throw you. In the context of classical music in Austin, it doesn't mean formal. It doesn't mean stodgy. It..."

April 26, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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

Playback: Austin Music Awards (On Everything)
Austin Music Industry Awards down, here come the 2016/17 AMAs and a slew of SXSW buzz acts
"...Blaze Foley's been added to the 2016/17 Austin Music Awards lineup!..."

March 10, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Fast Forward Austin
This is not your standard music festival – you'll hear sounds you've never heard before
"...So it's Saturday, and you're at a music festival. You're in a bar Downtown, where you've shown your..."

April 11, 2014 Arts Feature by Natalie Zeldin

SXSW Film Conference and Festival '98 Further Reflections
"...more reviews of films screened during the SXSW Film Festival 1998. Additional reviews can be found in last week's..."

March 27, 1998 Screens Feature

Poetry in Emotion
Katherine Catmull never intended to pursue a career in acting. In fact, she seriously avoided it for as long as she could, choosing instead to earn her degree in English literature. Why is revealed in this profile of one of Austin's most sophisticated and literate performers.
"...who has undergone her own transformation into one of Austin's most sophisticated and highly literate performers...."

Oct. 6, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Top 15 Austin Breweries
Our semiannual power ranking of local brewhouses
"...just outside the city who wanna flex like they're Austin locals – hey, that's cool with us, Drip!) tied..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Food Feature by Eric Puga

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...TERRY BOZZIO: Dripping with percussive proficiency, Austin resident and former Zappa -- and Missing Persons --..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...Thu. 15, Flatstock Stage, Austin Convention Center, 12:30pm; Thu. 15, Lamberts, 9pm Bifannah conjures..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Big Circus of Life
Books Editor Clay Smith and Litera columnist Ric Williams handicap which of the 200-plus international poets attending this year's Austin International Poetry Festival will be best bets.
"...Poetry has always been considered the finest of arts. The..."

April 19, 2002 Books Feature by Ric Williams

Words Are Bonds
Worlds intersect at the 17th annual Austin International Poetry Festival
"...various music, film, interactive, theatre, crawfish, kite, and grumpy-donkey festivals that pop up around town every warm-weather weekend in..."

April 17, 2009 Books Feature by Michael Agresta

Gathering Up the Wanderers
The Austin International Poetry Festival
"...linguistic intoxication and invoking the Muses and ancestors. The Austin International Poetry Festival is headquartered at Ruta Maya off..."

April 16, 2004 Books Feature by Abe Louise Young

More April Arts Fests for Your Pleasure
Don't forget International Poetry and Texas Burlesque
"...Did we say 13 arts festivals enlivening Austin's cultural scene this April and May?..."

April 10, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

What About Our Snaps?
Previewing the 2010 Austin International Poetry Festival
"...Yes, yes, we all know Austin majors in music, but certainly it minors in poetry...."

April 9, 2010 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Nearly 50 Food, Music, & Arts Festivals to Keep You Busy This Spring
From barbecue to burlesque, something for every Austinite this season
"...Spring is a glorious time in Austin, a three-month stretch of perfect weather and every weekend..."

April 3, 2019 Chron Events Post by Alyssa Hiarker

Word Is Out
After Broadway, Def Poetry Jam goes national and Austin's Pro Arts Collective snags them
"...Poetry went uptown in 2002. In the biggest city in..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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