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Austin History Center
"...bar and stabbed a co-councilman? It's all at the Austin History Center, Austin's own archive containing thousands of feet..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

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 History Center Documents Life in Austin During COVID-19
Share your moment in history with AHC's new collection
"...we make sure we don't forget? Thanks to the Austin History Center's new collection, "The COVID-19 Files: Austin Responds..."

April 17, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Inside the Austin History Center’s LGBTQ Collections
The city’s historical archive shines a light on lesser-told stories
"...In researching the history of the LGBTQ rights movement and Pride celebrations in..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Correct Name: Austin History Center
"...Mr. May, tsk-tsk. In your article on the interactive history project titled Austin Past & Present, you committed a..."

Aug. 18, 2003 Postmarks

Qmmunity: Today in Queer Austin History
How a little-known legal case may have shaped the LGBTQIA movement
"...has just found the Driskill Hotel guilty of violating Austin's Public Accommodations Ordinance – specifically the hotel's (now long..."

July 10, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

Rewriting Austin History
City tackles ambitious preservation plan, contentious ordinance
"...and Zoning Department has launched the overhaul of the Austin's 20-year-old historic preservation plan – not to be confused..."

Nov. 19, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

How to Prepare a Possum: 19th Century Cuisine in Austin
Austin History Center exhibits local food history
"...In the view of Michael Miller, archivist at the Austin History Center, the beginning of our city was rooted..."

May 16, 2013 Food Post by MM Pack

Your Guide to Austin Museum Day
Discover Austin-area museums Sunday, Sept. 22, for free!
"...Since 1998, the Austin Museum Partnership has coordinated Austin Museum Day, a free..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Events Post

Austin Museum Day 2022
Not sure where to start planning your Austin Museum Day?
"...Explore Austin-area museums — for free September 18th! The 25th Annual..."

Sept. 15, 2022 Events Post

History's Closet
Making the case for an Austin gay barchive
"...We are history. Some of us freshly minted, others sepia with tattered..."

June 5, 2009 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

A Brief History of Austin’s LGBTQIA Movement Through Design
From protest to punk flyers, how LGBTQIA design has evolved in Austin
"...Like the history of the LGBTQIA movement, the history of queer design..."

Jan. 30, 2020 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

"Juntos/Together" Ties Austin's Activist Past and Present
Shedding light on action & initiatives by local minority communities
"...police brutality against minority community members, and a changing Austin landscape in response to gentrification are familiar recent headlines...."

March 28, 2018 Arts Post by Acacia Coronado

How to Celebrate Austin Museum Day 2020
In person and virtual events abound on the city' annual free museum day
"...Here comes the 23rd annual Austin Museum Day, citizen, that free celebration of art, culture,..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Arts Post

Council Recap: Undoing Austin’s White Supremacist Legacy
A Juneteenth holiday, renamings, alcohol rules among changes
"...legacy of white supremacy that haunts every American city, Austin included...."

July 31, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

A Map of Austin's Queer Bars From the Fifties to Today
Got a photo or memory from a bar from years past? Share it!
"...Did Sarah and Beth's history of Austin's LGBTQ movement feature story get you walkin’..."

Aug. 16, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Katelyn Landry

Amplify Austin 2015: Under the Rainbow
We hat-tip the Amplify nonprofits that serve and support LGBTQIA
"...With just a day or two left until Amplify Austin cranks the giving up to 11, your friendly neighborhood..."

March 3, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Blake McCoy

Austin at Large: The Big Fat Blue Lying Line
Nothing about Uvalde should surprise us in Austin about the credibility of police
"...May saw one of the worst mass shootings in Austin history – perpetrated by the Austin Police Department. The..."

June 3, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin on TV: The Bizarre Story of Cable Access
Web series and documentary highlight the wild heyday of Austin Public Access and its vibrant future
"...Show. Originally from North Carolina but now resident in Austin, Moore was astonished hearing a pair of Austin-native co-workers..."

Feb. 26, 2021 Screens Feature by Trace Sauveur

20 Years of Austin Studios
More than just soundstages: Looking back on the unique success of Austin Studios
"...It's a memorable moment in film history: Sandra Bullock strutting on high heels out of an..."

Feb. 28, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

At the Crossroads: Joe Nick Patoski’s Austin to ATX
Book, launching Feb. 13, tracks Austin’s evolving character
"...For Joe Nick Patoski, Austin is a city like no other, an anomalous spot..."

Feb. 11, 2019 Arts Post by Lauren Jones

Your Queer Guide to Austin
A crash course on the city's LGBTQ parties, prides, and resources
"...Austin is a city known for many things: bats, music,..."

Sept. 5, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

“Taste of Black Austin” Explores Cultural Foodways
New photography exhibit showcases Austin’s African-American chefs
"...Austin may not have as many black-owned restaurants as Houston..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Austin Film Festival: “Spoke” & Crazy Carl and His Man-Boobs
Docs cheer a legendary dancehall and a favorite hometown weirdo
"...Few American cities know how to self-mythologize like Austin...."

Oct. 29, 2014 Screens Post by Michael Agresta

Art City Austin 2014
Art Alliance Austin's annual spring art fair brings art to the streets around City Hall
"...that we're overdue for some outdoor festivities. Art Alliance Austin's annual Art City Austin will be taking place this..."

April 11, 2014 Arts Feature by Caitlin Greenwood

2004-05 Austin Music Awards
Austin Music Hall, Wednesday, March 16
"...Austin has run a marathon in the last 23 years...."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Austin @ Large: Reading the Riot Act
I want a new central library, and I want it now
"...no "official" role to play in the world of Austin or Texas libraries. (I went from the State Library,..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Faster Than Sound: Gary Keller Now Owns West Austin's One World Theatre
Austin music benefactor adds One World to real estate portfolio, alongside Saxon Pub
"...co-founder of Keller Williams Realty, has purchased the West Austin venue known for renowned world, jazz, folk, and legacy..."

April 1, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Austin at Large: And Still, We Rise
Austin has liberated itself from exhausted narratives before. It's time to do it again.
"...June 7 was already an important date in Austin history. Now it deserves to be a civic holiday...."

June 12, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

City Looking for Faces of Austin
Film competition could mean SXSW screening
"...Who is Austin? That's the question at the beating heart of Faces..."

Nov. 22, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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