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Cactus Cafe Manager Announced [UPDATED]
KUT selects record label veteran
"...announced it has picked the new manager for the Cactus Cafe: Texas native Matthew Muñoz will take over the..."

Sept. 8, 2010 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

UT Axing Cactus Cafe, Informal Classes
Union board "phasing out" two campus institutions in August
"...The legendary Cactus Cafe is in its 30th anniversary year. The University..."

Jan. 31, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Muñoz's Cactus Cafe Plans
New manager talks old traditions, new plans
"...Matthew Muñoz. Talking to the new manager of the Cactus Cafe on Wednesday, he said, "It's strange after being..."

Sept. 10, 2010 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Weighing Cactus Cafe's Losses
Do the Cactus' losses really justify its loss?
"...The Texas Union has justified closing the Cactus Cafe on financial grounds, claiming that the famous venue..."

April 16, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Save The Cactus Cafe
"...the University of Texas could actually close down the Cactus Cafe [“'A' Is for Axed: UT Chops Cactus, Cuts..."

Feb. 8, 2010 Postmarks

Ways to Save the Cactus Cafe
"...Dear Editor, The Cactus Cafe is undoubtedly worth preserving but is unsustainable in..."

Feb. 5, 2010 Postmarks

Cactus Cafe Closing Is Deeply Saddening
"...Dear Editor, The possibility of the Cactus Cafe closing is deeply saddening [“'A' Is for Axed:..."

Feb. 15, 2010 Postmarks

Issues With Cactus Cafe's Sound
"...Dear Editor, The Cactus Cafe has been a wonderful venue in many regards..."

Feb. 8, 2010 Postmarks

Cactus Resolve
Student Government formally opposes closure of venue
"...students are not backing their attempts to close the Cactus Cafe and, yes, they do have a good plan..."

March 31, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Parsing the Cactus Proposals
What exactly is on the table for the legendary venue?
"...Board is briefed on the potential future of the Cactus Cafe, the outlines of what the administration is offering..."

April 11, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Can You Spell Cactus Without KUT?
Texas Union spells out possible new direction for Cactus Cafe
"...breaking news about a possible new direction for the Cactus Cafe: A partnership with KUT Radio...."

April 7, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

A Unified Cactus?
Friends of Cactus Cafe submits full business proposal for UT cafe
"...and just under the wire, the Friends of the Cactus Cafe has submitted a business plan for the future..."

May 10, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Cactus for Lunch
Political heavy hitters to attend UT rally today
"...If you oppose the closure of the Cactus Cafe and the termination of the Informal Classes program,..."

Feb. 26, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Cactus Decision Delayed
UT extends consultation through May 7, Texas Music Office backs current management
"...out of UT: As the Student Friends of the Cactus Cafe finalize their proposal for a self-operating model with..."

April 28, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

UT Announces KUT/Cactus Deal
NPR station takes over music, Texas Union keeps bar
"...deal with KUT-FM, Austin's NPR affiliate, to keep the Cactus Cafe open...."

May 19, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Longhorns on Grande, Cactus on Longhorns?
As Grande takes the Longhorn Network, KUT shoots a music pilot
"...too, as KUT is shooting a pilot at the Cactus Cafe on Tuesday...."

Sept. 3, 2011 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Cactus Decision Today?
UT holding press briefing on venue/bar future
"...Looks like there may be a decision on the Cactus Cafe today...."

May 19, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Cactus Showdown at ACES
UT president Bill Powers to discuss university budget cuts today
"...afternoon will have to tackle the closure of the Cactus Cafe and the ending of the Informal Classes program...."

Feb. 2, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

More Cactus Thorns
More questions than answers on the fate of the Cactus
"...When Texas Union management initially decided to close the Cactus Cafe, it was announced as purely a financial decision,..."

May 7, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Planting the Seeds of the New Cactus
KUT reaches out for ideas on the new Cactus Cafe
"...This week sees the midpoint in KUT Cactus Cafe Conversations, the latest round of public consultation about..."

July 23, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

UT Urged to Consider 'Win' for Cactus
'Friends' provides a 25-page proposal for fate of Cactus
"...With a final decision on the fate of the Cactus Cafe imminent, University of Texas officials gave interested parties..."

May 14, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Still Prickly: UT Students vs. Cactus Cuts
Reaction to budget cuts belies claim that decision was student-backed
"...public relations offensive over the decision to close the Cactus Cafe and cancel the informal classes program, UT President..."

Feb. 19, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Rush to Judgment on Cactus?
KUT looks like the next stop for the Cactus
"...that decided, with no student consultation, to close the Cactus Cafe. It was student and community protest that forced..."

April 30, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

UT Withholds Cactus Documents
Why the secrecy over Cactus Cafe decision?
"...and the Texas Union over the future of the Cactus Cafe? With a little less than three months until..."

June 18, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

'A' Is for Axed: UT Chops Cactus, Cuts Classes
What will the loss of the Cactus Cafe and informal classes mean to the UT community?
"...the informal classes program and to close the iconic Cactus Cafe has caused a storm of protest and raised..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Griff Is the Cactus
"...Record” [Music, May 21]: I started working at the Cactus Cafe in 1980. It was pretty much a cafe..."

May 19, 2010 Postmarks

Cactus: KUT to the Rescue
UT Union announces plan to save Cactus
"...struck a handshake deal over the future of the Cactus Cafe. On May 19, Juan González, vice president for..."

May 21, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Good Reporting on the Cactus, but Some Additional Information, Please
"...Dear Austin Chronicle, In the current controversy surrounding the Cactus Cafe, the Chronicle has been an excellent source of..."

May 9, 2010 Postmarks

Disappointed by UT's Plan to Close Cactus
"...music, I’m disappointed at UT’s plan to close the Cactus Cafe, Austin’s most significant venue for that aspect of..."

Feb. 6, 2010 Postmarks

Rumbling in the Cactus
Drive-by Truckers frontman and ACLer Patterson Hood
"...Downtown Rumblers. Catch them tonight and tomorrow at the Cactus Cafe, then Friday afternoon on the BMI Stage at..."

Oct. 10, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

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