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Free Events for the Cash-Strapped at SXSW
Festival films, music, and more, on the cheap
" Never fear. SXSW offers its usual round of events free to the general public with a guest pass..."

March 3, 2018 SXSW Post by Mae Hamilton

Firefighters Box Cops for Charity
Local law enforcement got their proverbial asses whupped Saturday night at Austin's inaugural Battle of the Badges
"...night at Austin's inaugural Battle of the Badges, a charity fundraiser benefiting Part­nerships for Children, the Down Syndrome Association..."

July 18, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Day Trips & Beyond: May Events Roundup
Catfish, outlaws, and armadillos
"...special concerts, films, and programs highlighting the people and events that put Austin music on the map. In a..."

May 2, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

'Statesman' Demagoguery on SXSW and Special Events
"...of furthering an educated discussion on SXSW and Special Events in general – as the city is valiantly attempting..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Off Course: City Fees Trip Up Athletic Events
Organizers of local running, cycling, and triathlon events grapple with increased traffic-control costs
"...About 120 running, cycling, or triathlon events -- more than two a week -- take place..."

July 27, 2007 News Feature by Laurel Chesky

Rooster Teeth Wants to Give a Million to Charity
24-hour streaming show to raise money for Dell Children's Hospital
"...That cause is gaming charity Extra Life, which raises money for the Salt Lake..."

Nov. 11, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Food Events
A cupcake throwdown, gluten-free pies and muffins, Hungarian feasts and gypsies
"...Dodge, paired with cocktails by mixologist Chauncy James, at charity supper club A Torrid Affair, on the grounds of..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Free Events at SXSW
Festival music and more on the cheap
"...badge? Never fear. SXSW offers its usual round of events free to the general public with a guest pass..."

March 16, 2018 Features Feature by Mae Hamilton

Food Events
Nov. 22-29
"...version of Restaurant Jezebel and Bar Mirabeau at gala events in both the restaurant and bar. Reserve by phone..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Food Column

Food Events
October 4-11
"...Fest offers four days of wine, food, and music events in historic Gruene. Thu.-Sun., Oct. 4-7. Gruene Historic District,..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food Events
Nov. 9-10
"...› Wine & Swine Charity Pig Roast The Austin Food & Wine Alliance hosts..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Food Column

Food Events
May 17-21
"...• Chef & Friends Charity Dinner Series Chefs Ben "Chilly" Huselton, John Bullington, and..."

May 17, 2013 Food Column

Food Events
Nov. 29-Dec. 6
"...Benefit for Communities in Schools Attend this venerable sip-and-stroll charity event, check out the premium facilities at the new..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food Events
Cirkiel vs. Petersen cook-off, Champagne, and pomme preservation on the menu this week
"...of Les Dames d'Escoffier hosts its third annual online charity auction known as Food Fight. Bid on 75 donated..."

Oct. 14, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food Events
Lederhosen let loose in Fredericksburg, baking for Bastrop fire relief, and Frankenfoods
"...› Austin gastronome Kathryn Hutchison is organizing a multilocation charity bake sale to benefit the Central Texas Wildfire Fund...."

Sept. 30, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Pitchers, Catchers, and More – Oh My!
This week Austin hosts the 40th Gay Softball World Series
" one of the world’s largest single gay sport events – the 40th Annual Gay Softball World Series. The..."

Aug. 16, 2016 Qmmunity Post by Dan Gray

Merriment & What-Not
Will Eeyore Be Banished From the Hundred Acre Wood?
"...implement a policy that, while theoretically designed to control events at all parks citywide, would effectively banish Eeyore's, along..."

April 11, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Once Upon a Deadpool
Deadpool is back ... and he brought Fred Savage with him
"...The Princess Bride as a complicated fundraiser for the charity Fuck Cancer, which has renamed itself to Fudge Cancer..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

BarkHappy App Connects Pups for Playtime
It’s a dog meet dog world
" the area, and even create special dog play events. For Brooke, a BarkHappy user who sent a wag..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Features Feature by Tucker Whatley

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
" Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, so-called poker run charity events violate the state's gambling statutes. Poker runs –..."

Jan. 13, 2006 News Feature

The Hells Angels Hit
Anthony Benesh was shot down by a sniper – the suspects, and theories, are legion
"...of the clubs." Indeed, the clubs do organize numerous charity events – toy runs for underprivileged kids, poker runs,..."

May 19, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Cuisines Editor Virginia B. Wood mentions the good news and the bad about local restaurants.
"...Appetizing Charity Events..."

April 27, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Virginia B. Wood urges interested readers to get involved in the local chapter of Women Chefs & Restaurateurs, gives details about the Wine & Wildflower Trail, and updates readers on local restaurant news.
"...about the underrepresentation of female chefs at high-profile local charity events, it was surprising that the April 3 WCR..."

April 14, 2000 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

In this week's edition of Food-o-file, Austin Chronicle Food editor Virginia B. Wood clarifies some earlier statements she had made about the Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival.
"...Country Wine & Food Festival (THCWAFF) and other prominent charity events don't include more women chefs sparked some controversy...."

March 24, 2000 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Live Music Worth Seeing This Weekend
Joey Bada$$, Clint Black, Oliver Rajamani, and more!
"...are on the docket. See more of our recommended events (music and otherwise) at"

April 26, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

The Spirit of the City and the Letter of the Law Collide at Sekrit Theater
Beau Reichert struggles with the city over his backyard arts complex
" casual movie nights and community potlucks. Bigger, ticketed events became more commonplace, and with them all the traditional..."

Sept. 2, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Naked City
Big events such as concerts and fun runs may soon disappear from Auditorium Shores.
" appears likely we can kiss long-traditional Auditorium Shores events -- like concerts and fun runs -- goodbye...."

Aug. 3, 2001 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Bribery Bakery Gets National Nod, Blackbird Bakery Sets Up Shop
Today's Austin food news
" involvement program based on sponsorships and participation in charity events. Most importantly, the Spiegels intend for Wholy Bagel..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Rock-'Em-Sock-'Em Hotshots
Firefighters box cops for charity in 'Battle of the Badges'
"...Deeper meaning? C’mon son, this whole event was for charity. But the ones sparring in the ring were actually..."

July 14, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Burn Survivors Speak in 'Present Day'
New charity documentary debuts in Hill Country
"...That's the new fundraising documentary for the Moonlight Fund charity made by local film maker Casey Porter...."

Feb. 1, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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