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Art Review: “Encounters in the Garden”
Laredo-based artist renders open interaction with the unfamiliar
" in London, Philadelphia, and now on the Texas-Mexico border. “Encounters in the Garden” follows two characters, Piri the..."

July 12, 2024 Arts Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin Elders: Meet Sara Laas, the 94-Year-Old Who Couldn’t Stay Away From Austin
This independent woman won’t be “put in a box”
"...four times throughout her life, grew up in the border town of Laredo (it was small then) before moving..."

July 5, 2024 News Feature by Naina Srivastava

Kinky Friedman, Outlaw, Author, and One-Time Gubernatorial Candidate, Dies at 79
Cowboy died peacefully at home
"...banning of all smoking bans), the tightening of the border, and the passing of gay marriage. He received 12..."

June 27, 2024 Music Post by Carys Anderson

Free Will Astrology
Your weekly horoscope, June 28 - July 4
"...VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Border collies are dogs with a herding instinct. Their urges..."

June 28, 2024 Column by Rob Brezsny

Last AISD Board Meeting This School Year Covers Budget Plan, Underperforming Students
Yes, there will be a request to increase property taxes
"...and, possibly, Republican projects like the militarization of the border...."

June 28, 2024 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Chip Roy's Hate Runneth Over
"...has been derelict in its responsibility to enforce our borders. But Mr. Roy has made clear he opposes any..."

June 26, 2024 Postmarks

Rococo Disco Is the Sound You’ve Been Missing
It’s time to face the funking music
"...All of the band’s influences were there with “Tan..."

June 21, 2024 Music Post by Camila Villarreal

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Iffy Religious Freedom: Remember how A.G. Ken Paxton targeted..."

June 21, 2024 News Feature

Point Austin: The Abbott and GOP Project Is an Exercise in Brute Political Cynicism
What’s at stake in Texas
"...chooses the right victim. The Game Show on the Border..."

June 12, 2024 News Post by Michael King

The Bold & the Bountiful: HAAM's Corporate Battle of the Bands Rocks for a Cause
Fifteen years in, HAAM's Corporate BOTB is bolder than ever
"...Something shifts in you when you hear the first..."

June 9, 2024 Music Post by Cy White

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...“what I can on my own to address the border” after Republicans in Congress did not pass a bipartisan..."

June 7, 2024 News Feature

“A Trajectory of Grief” Traverses Tragedy
Monica Martinez-Diaz deals with death through digital collage
"...details of walls from family businesses, trees, and the border itself...."

May 31, 2024 Arts Feature by Cat McCarrey

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...migrants. “That is madness. Sheer madness. To close the border and leave them there, that is madness,” Francis said...."

May 24, 2024 News Feature

Sketchfest, Shakespeare, and More Arts Events to Fill Your Week
Things are gonna get cheeky, queer, and local
"...Hot-button words in Texas: “build,” “border,” “wall.” But don’t bother trying to discuss them with..."

May 17, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Border Property Damage Fund Launches: Under a law passed by..."

May 17, 2024 News Feature

Austin ISD Budget Woes Take a Turn for the Worse
Hard decisions will have to be made, officials say
" districts and, possibly, Republican priorities like militarizing the border and providing public school funding to private religious schools...."

May 17, 2024 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Texas Performing Arts Crosses Media for 2024-25 Season
Works by David Byrne, Conspirare, Twyla Tharp, and more
"...salsa. Carrie Rodriguez & Oscar Cásares: Postcards from the Border..."

May 14, 2024 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

The Verde Report: Brad Stuver Is Playing at an All-Star Level for Austin FC
The Verde’s goalkeeper has been consistently brilliant
"...weekend, the Verde and Black marched north of the border for a late-night clash against the stout Vancouver Whitecaps..."

May 10, 2024 Sports Column by Eric Goodman

Point Austin: Everything Old Is New Again
The long, honorable history of students “disturbing the war”
"...heavily armed state troopers. What works at the Texas border will surely work on UT’s South Lawn...."

May 4, 2024 News Post by Michael King

The Austin Chronic: Legit THC Seltzers Are on Shelves in Austin. How Many Should I Drink?
Sampling three Texas-made cannabis bubbly waters in one day
"...relief, then asked a follow-up: “Have you had that border collie in your lap the entire flight?”..."

May 3, 2024 Column by Kevin Curtin

UT’s War on Students
A peaceful protest spiraled when law enforcement showed up. Now the university has doubled down.
"...Tuesday night. Meanwhile, Israeli forces are invading the Gazan border city of Rafah, adding to the already 34,000 Palestinians..."

May 3, 2024 News Feature by Lina Fisher

The Verde Report: Behind the Numbers of Austin FC’s Latest Hot Streak
The Verde and Black are still surprising us
"...Saturday afternoon, followed by a trip north of the border to take on the Vancouver Whitecaps on May 4...."

April 26, 2024 Sports Column by Eric Goodman

Storytelling, a Book Trail, Markets, and More Arts Events
Get reading, go shopping, or just enjoy a gala this week
"...and skiers to the Tian Shan mountains on the border of Kyrgyzstan and China. Proceeds will benefit Texas State..."

April 26, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

Point Austin: Trials of Our Would-Be Rulers Highlight the Limits of American Justice
In Trump and Paxton trials, the rules don’t apply
" defy federal immigration law, spend billions on performative border enforcement, criminalize women’s healthcare, undermine public health and public..."

April 19, 2024 News Post by Michael King

Sentimental Family Band Isn’t Hung Up on the High Times
The softie ex-art-rockers arrive at Austin’s honky-tonk revival
"...on the packed dance floor and looky-loos line the border all around, watching the movement as much as the..."

April 12, 2024 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Austin Blues Festival Announces Set Times for Jimmie Vaughan, Brittany Howard, Robert Glasper
And warns of a ticket price increase this Friday
"...In addition to music, the Austin Blues Festival invites..."

April 9, 2024 Music Post by Carys Anderson

Day Trips: Livin’ on the Edge in Rocksprings
Discover the charms of a unique border town

April 5, 2024 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Luv Doc: Be Patient
What next? People with “Baby on Board” stickers?
"...they can mule good-paying Texas jobs back across the border to Mexico! Dammit! We’re going to need more razor..."

April 5, 2024 Column by The Luv Doc

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...for busing services. The SPLC describes Mayhem as “a border-focused antigovernment extremist organization [which] illegally promotes its private security..."

April 5, 2024 News Feature

In the Land of Saints and Sinners
Irish action-thriller about a retired assassin dragged back into a life of violence
" were responsible for bringing carnage back across the border...."

March 29, 2024 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

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