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Carver Museum Hosts Austin African American Book Fest
Annual event is free and open to the public
"...adapted to film: How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Waiting to Exhale starred the likes of Whoopi Goldberg..."

June 21, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Essential History Museums and Cultural Spaces
Fun for everyone from history buffs to kids who like hands-on science
"...Ever wondered where the “Come and Take It” meme first started? Want to dive into..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

Council: Google Fiber, Music, Monuments, and More
CMs take on high speed Internet, but don't expect a quick meeting
"...The super-speedy fiber network is due to be up and running here by mid-2014, with City Hall and the..."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

FotoATX: Pics and the City
This new arts festival celebrates Austin as seen through the lenses of local photographers
"...Click! The Houston and Texas Central Railroad depot, bringing the Iron Horse to..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Library Fails to Carry
Commission Votes for Local Over Regional
"...photograph by John Anderson No one had expected such a huge turnout for..."

Feb. 13, 1998 News Feature by Walter Cole

Nov. 3 General and Special Elections
Early Voting: Oct. 19-30
"...Early voting polls are open Monday-Saturday, 7am-7pm, and Sunday, noon-6pm, unless noted otherwise...."

Oct. 16, 2009 News Feature

Nov. 2 Joint General and Special Elections
Early voting continues through Friday, Oct. 29
"...Early voting polls are open Monday-Saturday, 7am-7pm, and Sunday, noon-6pm, unless noted otherwise. Central..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Feature

'Chronicle' Endorsements and Election Info
Our recommendations for the Nov. 8 election
"...board's endorsements for the Nov. 8 state constitutional amendments and Travis County bond proposition elections, for which early voting..."

Oct. 21, 2011 News Feature

Dr. Marvin Kimbrough and Floyd Freeman That Essence Rare
"...across all facets of society. In Dr. Marvin Kimbrough and Floyd Freeman, two poets frequently seen reading in tandem,..."

Sept. 8, 1995 Arts Feature

A Land Shaded in Melancholy Hues
The Austin Museum of Art exhibition "Visualizing the Blues: Images of the American South, 1862-1999" connects the blues aurally and visually, and reveals how the South, like the blues, is full of contradictions: dark and woeful yet beauteous and jubilant.
"...From a scratchy vinyl 45 comes her voice, anguished and rough, describing how it felt to watch her one..."

March 8, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

“Beth Consetta Rubel: Higher Learning: Educational Toys”
Rubel’s solo show is cutting when it comes to Bill Cosby and Rachel Dolezal, but it also explores the complexities of race
"...Race in America is both hard and soft. Sometimes we want it diluted to nonexistence. Other..."

June 9, 2017 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Austin's Cultural Makeover
Which arts facilities from the boom years were built, which weren't built, and why
"...to be a lot of love in the room. And there was in the Nineties. Arts groups all over..."

Feb. 20, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin African American Book Festival Announces Theme, Guests
“Black Lives Matter” is this year’s guiding theme
"...featuring talks with a poet-filmmaker, a historical romance novelist, and a UT counseling psychologist...."

May 7, 2015 Arts Post by Kimberley Jones

Primed for Some Literary Vibranium?
Readers say, "Austin African American Book Festival forever!"
"...comics scribe Evan Narcisse (Rise of the Black Panther) and Paul Coates, father to Black Panther writer Ta-Nehisi Coates...."

June 22, 2018 Books Post by Robert Faires

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The city may go where it feared to tread last year -- tax hikes, layoffs, and cutting public safety budgets.
"...of foul budget news -- appropriately, amidst a heavy and ominous downpour -- laying on the table all the..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: The Arts Commission Hustle
City group gets moving on policy plan for Austin creatives
"...the Off Center reacted to the city staff's "Music and Creative Ecosystem Stabilization Recommendations" regarding the Mayor's Omnibus Resolution,..."

Aug. 8, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin's Cultural Makeover: The Next Stage
How much closer we are to getting the cultural wonderland we imagined 10 years ago
"...big. The city was riding high on high tech, and so much money was flowing that even arts groups..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Articulations
The Austin Arts Commission defuses a community controversy by restarting the process of selecting public art for the soon-to-be-expanded George Washington Carver Museum and Library.
"...restart the process of selecting public art for the soon-to-be-expanded George Washington Carver Museum and Library. The process had..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Keeping Pace, Culturally
Proposition 4 calls for an investment in cultural facilities for the city, and, Austin, it's time
"...package, exactly halfway between the bids for transportation projects and upgrades in public safety and health facilities, its $31.5..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Eastside Vibes: Come Experience the Culture
Celebrations, food joints, & moves to make on the Eastside this summer
"...east of Highway 35 – a place where African-Americans and Mexican-Americans were once forced to live. Austin’s Black and..."

May 24, 2017 Chronolog Post by Montinique Monroe

African American Book Festival
Ninth edition of the Austin fest insists "Black Lives Matter"
"...be a multigenerational event that “will explore love, perseverance, and intellectual growth under the heading ‘Black Lives Matter.’”..."

June 26, 2015 Arts Post by Alexa Harrington

On the Map
Austin's art scene kept catching the eye of the nation in 2005
"...has seen it as a center for live music and independent film. The city's other creative enterprises – its..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

bee luther-hatchee
It's rare for a piece of theatre staged in Austin to touch an issue close to the city's heart, and that immediacy by itself recommends bee luther-hatchee. But what makes the Zachary Scott Theatre Center production more worthy of attention is the skill with which it serves up the thorny issues authenticity of voice and artistic representation by people of different cultures.
"...Earth, stars may appear to be objects of beauty and wonder, celestial illumination reaching us across impossible distances and..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Articulations
"...Director of Cultural Affairs to replace departed director Jack Anderson ("Whither Cultural Affairs?" Articulations, Vol.18, No.10) may not be..."

Nov. 13, 1998 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Naked City
"...City budget projections continue to droop, and last week the City Council heard financial officers predict..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...The City Council voted 5-2 last Thursday (Beverly Griffith and Danny Thomas dissenting) to approve a lease amendment creating..."

Feb. 15, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Get Ready for the Abstronics of Mary Ellen Bute
A centennial celebration for the conductor of light
"...experimental animator Mary Ellen Bute's 16mm short films, preserved and distributed by film historian Cecile Starr (co-author of Experimental..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

Pyramid of Dreams
What Is the MACC?
"...quick polling of MACC board members elicits wildly divergent and sometimes contradictory responses about the programs and plans for..."

Sept. 4, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

City Council: The Race Is On
Previewing November’s elections for Districts 1, 3, 8, and 9
"...fourth year, meaning it's graduated from the toddler stage and into early childhood. Already we're seeing some telltale signs..."

June 22, 2018 News Feature by the News Staff

Naked City
News Shorts
"...of potential terrorist attacks, Ninth Street, between San Jacinto and Trinity Streets, will remain closed indefinitely, says city Traffic..."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

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