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Austin's Cultural Makeover
Which arts facilities from the boom years were built, which weren't built, and why
"...how flush we were during the last boom: The arts got a taste of it...."

Feb. 20, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Asian American Film Festival: '9500 Liberty'
A free screening of Eric Byler's immigration doc has been added to the schedule
"...screening of 9500 Liberty? You might have to fight for space with State Representatives Elliott Naishtat and Mark Strama..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin's Cultural Makeover: The Next Stage
How much closer we are to getting the cultural wonderland we imagined 10 years ago
"...In the Nineties, Austin's cultural scene could afford to dream big. The city was..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Quest for Aztlan
Roen Salinas Searches for -- and Finds -- Life in Folklórico
"...photograph by Kenny Braun..."

April 24, 1998 Arts Feature by Mary Jane Garza

Cultural Cancellations and Postponements: The Big List
What's not happening around Austin, arts-wise
"...in taking their art online, making sure you have performances to watch and exhibits to view while you wait..."

March 24, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Nearly 50 Food, Music, & Arts Festivals to Keep You Busy This Spring
From barbecue to burlesque, something for every Austinite this season
"...weather and every weekend packed with music, food, and arts festivals, craft fairs, and all kinds of cultural experiences...."

April 3, 2019 Chron Events Post by Alyssa Hiarker

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: The Arts Commission Hustle
City group gets moving on policy plan for Austin creatives
"...The special called meeting of the Austin Arts Commission pretty well lived up to its name Tuesday..."

Aug. 8, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

To Expand the Convention Center or Not?
Despite unanimous support from City Council, voters will decide the answer
"...In March, City Council voted unanimously to move forward on a plan to expand and redesign the Neal..."

July 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Cultural Coolness Around Texas This Month
"...The Art of the Harlem Renaissance Museum of Fine Arts, Houston..."

Dec. 18, 1998 Arts Feature

Austin Arts Survey
Answer a few questions, and you might help the city ramp up its arts programming
"...cost you all of 10 minutes. Just head to www.austinartsurvey.com, and answer the questions from the Cultural Affairs Division...."

Nov. 14, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Council Moves on Convention Center Plans
The 24-page resolution brings together many of the moving parts from last summer’s “Downtown Puzzle”
"...A new Austin Convention Center, a preserved Palm School, and a safer Rainey Street..."

May 31, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
This group show matches the majesty of the MACC's architecture
"...Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center,600 River, 974-3772..."

July 15, 2011 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Battle Lines Drawn on Convention Center Expansion
Arguments escalate on how to spend hotel occupancy tax revenue
"...Both friends and foes of an expanded Austin Convention Center sought to escalate the conflict this week, prompted by..."

June 14, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

'El Maiz Es Nuestra Vida/Maize Is Our Life'
This touring show is so rich in history and beauty, you can get lost in the maize
"...Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River, 974-3770, www.cityofaustin.org/macc..."

May 14, 2010 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

'Flutter: New Works by Connie Arismendi'
There's no wink-nudge irony to these works of deep sincerity
"...Mexican American Cultural Center Gallery..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Jorge Caballero & Virtuosi
The classical guitarist and a few gifted friends created an engrossing evening of music
"...Mexican American Cultural Center..."

July 31, 2009 Arts Review by Michael Kellerman

YLA 12: Embracing Chaos
Despite some enjoyable work by this year's Young Latino Artists, the show overall isn't impressive
"...Mexican American Cultural Center, through Feb. 23..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Arts Review by Salvador Castillo

Cultural Center of Their Own
"...Dear Editor, I went to the groundbreaking ceremony for the planned Mexican American Cultural Center, which I feel..."

Nov. 28, 2005 Postmarks

Dueling Dreams For The MACC
"...Just what would a Mexican American Cultural Center actually be? Ask six different backers..."

Sept. 4, 1998 News Feature

Political Action Committee Proclaims Support for Convention Center
PHAM says expansion means millions in community benefits
"...raising the Hotel Occupancy Tax to expand the Convention Center — community groups representing the Palm School, homeless services,..."

Aug. 8, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Gay Place: Stand for Our Family
How do we honor those who've fallen?
"...by ignorance. Each year brings more understanding. Standing. Up. For our trans brethren...."

Nov. 21, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

No Pity for Our City, Our Choice
The Shortest Slam-dunker
"...were in and which ones were out. The deadline for the council to draft language for the November 4..."

Oct. 3, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Arts & Entertainment
"...long corridors of the movie multiplexes when you're late for a movie, now, do you?..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Cultural Evolution
New Directions for Mexic-Arte Museum
"...and Pio Pulido were struggling to establish a place for Mexic-Arte Museum among Austin's arts organizations, Herlinda Zamora was..."

July 7, 1995 Arts Feature

Introducing the 2019 Class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
The stories behind the art transformers of this year's Hall of Fame inductees
"...What keeps Austin's cultural scene among the liveliest in the nation is that..."

May 24, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tracking the MACC
A Brief History of Austin's Latino Cultural Center
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June 12, 1998 Arts Feature by Mary Jane Garza

Shivering the Timbers
The Dirigo Group's 'Gypsy Chain' Speaks for the Trees
"...named David "Gypsy" Chain was killed in the Headwaters Forest in Northern California: This is a matter of public..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Between Worlds
Cine las Americas Festival of New Latin American Cinema
"...rather than allowing his parents to mortgage the house for bail, and eventually pleaded guilty when his case went..."

April 21, 2000 Screens Feature

Between Worlds
Cine las Americas Festival of New Latin American Cinema
"...are $6 each, available in advance by calling 454-TIXS. For more information, visit http://www.cinelasamericas.org. Films at the Center for..."

April 21, 2000 Screens Feature

MACC Mommy
Managing the busy new Mexican American Cultural Center is inspiring work for Amparo Garcia-Crow
"...there has been no shortage of activity at the Mexican American Cultural Center. Perched like a bright-white origami figure..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

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