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Resources to Support Black Austinites During Police Brutality Protests
How to help and how to find help
"...the streets to protest racism and police violence against Black people. In the wake of the police killings of..."

June 3, 2020 News Post by Selome Hailu

Five Things to Enjoy as Black History Month Continues
We highlight artists of color who bring a diversity of aesthetic vibrance to the theatres, galleries, and other venues of our city
"...exhibition lies in the generations of skilled observation within Black and Brown communities, warning each other when sociological danger..."

Feb. 25, 2022 Arts Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Movies, Comedy, Books, and More Recommended Arts Events
Find an art that fits your tastes
"...out for the sharks ...   – Richard Whittaker Books Through Bars: Stories From the Prison Books Movement..."

March 29, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

Qmmunity: The Queer-ster Bunny
A springtime showing of Austin's queer haps, like a new leather bar, pre-show parties, and the academic achievement by a young Black trans scholar.
" would mean to exist in these spaces where Black trans people are not found." While her accomplishments are..."

April 7, 2023 Column by James Scott

Taking a Tour of Freedom House
Poet KB Brookins talks their new full-length book Freedom House
"...prolific writer and workshop facilitator, and as a queer Black trans Texan, Brookins has built Freedom House, a full-length..."

Dec. 17, 2022 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

A New Chapter for Austin’s Small Bookstores
From serving neighborhoods to serving wine, how innovative local booksellers are filling the shelves
"...kind of hard to prove. Austin loves to buy books. Or loves hanging out in bookstores and browsing. Or..."

Nov. 10, 2023 Arts Feature by Joe Gross

Storytelling, a Book Trail, Markets, and More Arts Events
Get reading, go shopping, or just enjoy a gala this week
"...Saturday 27, indie bookstores..."

April 26, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

Qmmunity: A Book of One’s Own
Queer book releases from this June, perfect for building a tiny Borrower house
"...little, I'd build my living quarters out of queer books like the ones released during this year's Pride Month...."

June 30, 2023 Column by James Scott

A Beloved Birthday, Dragon Boats, and More Recommended Events for the Week
Get out before the heat descends
"...job fair, wherein youngsters will explore careers such as blacksmith, surveyor, cowboy, farmer, dressmaker, teacher, doctor, and telegraph operator...."

April 26, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

Roxane Gay, Tim O’Brien Join Texas Book Festival Lineup
Full author roster revealed for November fest
" an impeachment trial that will surely inspire investigative books (and maybe a bodice ripper?), but by November, its..."

Sept. 13, 2023 Arts Post by Kimberley Jones

Estate Sale Roundup: February 21-23
This town has something for everyone this week.
"...with costume jewelry, great porcelain and crystal, and comic books! There are also lots of tools for gardeners and..."

Feb. 20, 2014 Design Post by Anne Harris

The History of the LGBTQ Movement in Austin
From Stonewall to today, how Pride has progressed in our city
"...enough, she heard of a gay bar called the Pearl Street Warehouse. However, the couple didn't know the address,..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Get It While You Can
"...What was Janis Joplin running from? She must have..."

March 19, 1999 Books Feature

Oil's Well That Ends Well
"...Chocolate Lizards: A Novel by Cole Thompson St. Martin's..."

May 7, 1999 Books Feature

Whither Grunge? Seattle Rocks
"...Seattle music scene which spawned Nirvana, Soundgarden, Mudhoney, and Pearl Jam, among others, in the mid- to late-Eighties. The..."

Dec. 8, 1995 Books Feature

SXSW Wednesday Picks and Sleepers
"...10pm, Blackheart Shinyribs serves up Austin's Kevin Russell, frontman of local..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature

Object Lesson
In Sherry Kramer's new play, things that are ordinary become magical: flowers, Barbies, even the writer herself
"...the Shroud of Turin, anything in the Harry Potter books, rings, crowns, cloaks, seven-league boots ... if you really..."

May 16, 2008 Arts Feature by C. Denby Swanson

Our readers talk back.
"...decides to acknowledge the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor with some sort of smirking commentary on Christmas..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Column

Postmarks Web Extra
Our readers' letters regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks
"...we picked up the Japanese attack en route to Pearl Harbor with our radar? Of course radar was brand-new..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Column

Qmmunity: Stop, Drop, and Shop
Qmmunity advises on what local places are best for gay gift shopping this year
"...TLGS, Project Transitions' Top Drawer Thrift, and queer- & Black-owned vintage purveyor (and frequent Qmmunity gift guide rec) Ephrance..."

Dec. 8, 2023 Column by James Scott

8 Mile
An Austin octet of SXSW Picks 2 Click™
"...Black BooksTues., March 11, Dirty Dog Bar, 8pm..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

The Cabbie Knows
In Portland, Taxi Drivers Are Tuned Into the Food Scene
"...operation into town, to an area known as the Pearl District, where galleries, upscale shops, trendy restaurants, and bakeries..."

May 8, 1998 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Least of These
UT professor Horace Newcomb reflects on the segregation South on the release of his friend and colleague Paul Stekler's documentary George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire.
"...attending meetings at Tougaloo were different things. The historically black college, located just northwest of Jackson, my home, was..."

March 10, 2000 Features Feature by Horace Newcomb

Alternate Universes
" Adolf Hitler, Lorre receives advance warning of the Pearl Harbor invasion (which he learns was inspired by one..."

March 12, 1999 Books Feature

Whither Rock?
"...Helmet's record In the Meantime sold some half-million copies..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Books Feature by Gina Arnold

Postmarks Web Extra
Our readers' letters regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks
"...First of all I would like to compliment Louis Black on an extremely well written "Page Two" [Sept. 21]...."

Oct. 12, 2001 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...First of all I would like to compliment Louis Black on an extremely well written "Page Two" [Sept. 21]...."

Oct. 5, 2001 Column

How to Be a Popular Girl
What will shy novelist Sarah Bird do now that she's back in the limelight, Dick Holland asks in this profile of the author of The Yokota Officers Club.
"...began working on a photo-essay book about "mutant" rodeos: black, women, Mexican, gays, kids. She wrote for Cosmo and..."

June 22, 2001 Books Feature by Dick Holland

The Wrong Cause
"...John Wesley Hardin was an asshole. That's just my..."

Sept. 18, 1998 Books Feature

A Year's Cheers
The nominees for the 2010 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Black Snow, Tutto Theatre Company..."

May 14, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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