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Other Worlds Review: When I Consume You
Childhood trauma attracts dark forces in this supernatural drama
"...angry still, and in the opening scenes of Perry Blackshear's supernatural family drama When I Consume You their bond..."

Dec. 9, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Brea Grant's Madelines to Open Other Worlds Film Festival
Time traveling crime drama spearheads first wave
"...When I Consume You D: Perry Blackshear A woman and her brother seek revenge against a..."

Oct. 7, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Black Pumas x 4th Tap, AISD Produce Boxes, Swoop House’s Happy Food, and More Bite-Sized Food News
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...LBJ Early College High School, Blanton Elementary School, and Blackshear Elementary School; Aug. 12: Travis Early College High School,..."

July 29, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Where to Find Meal Services During Austin's School Closures
School districts distributing free meals for students, parents
"...Blackshear Elementary School Blanton Elementary School Cook Elementary School Dawson..."

March 21, 2020 News Post by Beth Sullivan

AISD's "School Changes" Process Places Equity Front and Center
“Historically, this is a very racist city, and unfortunately, this school district is a part of that system"
"...Maplewood, for instance, would be reinvested into Campbell and Blackshear...."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

AISD Releases Plans for School Closures and Consolidations
12 campuses impacted as district grapples with declining enrollment
" given the opportunity to transfer their children to Blackshear Elementary, which also emphasizes fine arts, and would offer..."

Sept. 5, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Community Gardens to Fulfill Your Secret Farmer Fantasy
Local veggie spots and how to get a plot of your own
" waiting list, and anyone can join, just contact It's $50 per season or $100 per year (sliding..."

Oct. 27, 2018 Food Post by Melanie Laporte

The Rock! The ape! The lizard! The ... flying wolf?
"...Matt Gerald, Will Yun Lee, Urijah Faber and Bruce Blackshear...."

April 13, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Out of the Eyes of Babes
AFS and AISD bring young filmmakers into focus
"...and inventive; others are harrowing and informative. "Magicians of Blackshear Elementary" entertains in throwback to early sound films. "Protest..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

What’cha Watchin’?
Writer/Proofreader Greg Stitt hunts down the best horror options currently streaming
"...horror is subjective, this panic-inducing feature debut from Perry Blackshear thrusts the viewer into the mind of a paranoiac..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Screens Column

Saving Austin's Schools
Nobody gets everything they want, but AISD’s bond may give everybody something they really need
" would end up at other surrounding campuses, like Blackshear, and Govalle, and that's why the bond allocates $30..."

Sept. 8, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD’s Transfer Freeze
Trustees approved the 2017-18 school year list at their Dec. 19 meeting
"...but are not included on the list, such as Blackshear Ele­men­tary. Pace said, "It's got capacity, but those extra..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Making the Most of EAST
Ten tips to help you keep your head in the crush of the East Austin Studio Tour
"...the notable Hops for HOPE or little e.a.s.t at Blackshear Elementary. These sponsored events present hands-on opportunities for engaging..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Arts Feature by Caitlin Greenwood

Public Notice: Hear Ye, Hear Ye
Listening in on the CodeNEXT Sound Check
"...Blackshear Elementary Fine Arts Academy, 1712 E. 11th, will open..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Fall Into Music's Final Notes
Last day to give your musical instrument to kids to play
"...Blackshear Elementary Fine Arts Academy 1712 E 11th St, 512/414-2021..."

Nov. 18, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Who's Responsible for Financial Aid Woes at H-T?
Students frustrated by delayed aid
" scholarships, a community development program with the nearby Blackshear Elementary School, and the Dumpster Project." (See "Professor Dumpster..."

March 20, 2015 News Feature by Tashanna Turner

Professor Dumpster Wanted a Dialogue – He Got One
Nora Ankrum responds to the bowtie backlash
"...stay in the Dumpster overnight. (The first guest was Blackshear Elementary School Principal Betty Jenkins.) That project has gone..."

March 11, 2015 News Post by Nora Ankrum

Professor Dumpster Moves Out ... And On
He's leaving the Dumpster to a new, rotating cast of residents
"...paint last week in anticipation of its next guest, Blackshear Elementary School Principal Betty Jenkins, who planned to stay..."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Austin's Sustainable Secret
Student-founded Green Is the New Black makes renewable energy at Huston-Tillotson
"...GITNB achieved much. Members worked with kids at nearby Blackshear Elementary School to build gardens on campus. They won..."

Oct. 24, 2014 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

AISD Accountability: Good News and Bad
New rating system poses challenges for educators, stakeholders alike
"...the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, plus Blackshear, Graham, Gullet, Hart, Reilly, and Zilker elementary schools –..."

Aug. 15, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Prof. Dumpster: Fighting for the 1%
Jeff Wilson sets out to prove 'less is more'
"...The Professor also appeals to students. In the spring, Blackshear Ele­ment­ary School fifth graders joined in to test soil,..."

June 20, 2014 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Who Benefits From a Reconnected Austin?
"...the Cherrywood Neighborhood Association. Both groups, along with the Blackshear/Prospect Hill Neighborhood Association and Organization of Central East Austin..."

Jan. 31, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Elementary, My Dear Dramatist
Third graders' tales come alive on the Paramount stage
"...residencies at area elementary schools, such as Brentwood, Reilly, Blackshear, Highland Park, Matthews, and Galindo. For seven weeks, the..."

Dec. 19, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

AISD: Who is Under the Axe?
Breaking down the 1,017 proposed cuts
"...teachers, 1 teacher assistant) Becker: 1 (1 assistant principal) Blackshear: 3 (1 teacher, 1 assistant principal) Blanton: 8 (5..."

Feb. 13, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The 12th of Never
The dispute over one Eastside housing proposal reflects a larger Austin conflict
"...Blackshear/Prospect Hill Neighborhood Association President Rudy Williams voiced his personal..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 12/10/10
The Marshall debate, in speakers own words
" name is Rudolph Williams. I'm the president of Blackshear neighborhood association. We have not taken a position on..."

Dec. 10, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Thinking Through Disc Golf and City Parks

Oct. 6, 2010 Postmarks

Louis Malfaro and 18 Years of AISD Politics
The teachers' union veteran looks back as he moves forward
"...and started his career as a bilingual teacher at Blackshear Elementary in 1987 – "The year the district did..."

Sept. 3, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Holy Uproar Over Eastside Teardown
Neighborhood fights demolition of former Eastside convent
"...$200,000. But community members oppose the demolition, and the Blackshear Neighborhood Association has passed a resolution supporting historic zoning,..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Keeping Up With the Joneses
A century of Austin music in one arrangement
"..."I attended Blackshear, Rosewood, then Kealing, and finally Anderson," recites Agnes. "[Anderson]..."

June 18, 2010 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

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