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2006 People's Choice Winner: It had to be ewe
Visitors to Austin City Hall voted on the 101 works of art displayed in the 2006 People's Gallery exhibition, and their top choice was Benge Elliott's sculpture, Three Sheep
"...City Hall permanent collection. Runners-up, according to the city's Cultural Arts Division, were La Silla, by Joel Salcido; Do..."

March 2, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Public Notice: Strange Bedfellows
Does ridesharing work for Austin?
"...The City's Cultural Arts Division is now taking applications online from nonprofit..."

April 1, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Artists as Developers
A symposium gives creative types a new role in rebuilding neighborhoods
"...Community Is Real Art: A Texas Workshop on the Arts and Urban Development is a symposium that is intended..."

Sept. 19, 2008 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

Developing Story
AFF honors Arrested Development creator Mitchell Hurwitz
"...aspiring and established writers and filmmakers by providing unique cultural events and services, enhancing public awareness and participation and..."

July 6, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Cities to Love: Austin Preservation Experts Weigh In
Austin experts throw in their two cents on which cities are the best at preserving cultural heritage
"...Lisa Byrd, Austin African-American Cultural Heritage District: "Philadelphia is a great city to look..."

July 24, 2015 News Feature

Parks Board Recommends Zilker Plan Despite Misinformation-Fueled Outrage
Stakeholders respond to 5,000-seat amphitheater concerns
"...of money to the detriment of parks in other parts of town. But historically, nonprofit gifts to PARD (including..."

May 26, 2023 News Post by Lina Fisher

Public Notice: The New Industrial Revolution?
Is Mayor Adler our Teddy Roosevelt?
"...The city of Austin's Music & Entertainment Division will host a Music Venue Summit next Monday, to..."

Jan. 22, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Austin Creative Alliance Honors 2015
Third class of honorees: Moser, Mexic-Arte, Esparza, Harden
"...Austin Creative Alliance isn't busy connecting members of our arts, film, music, and other creative communities; providing them with..."

Nov. 10, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Culture Club
Aaron Mace's Church of the Friendly Ghost rattles the fringes of creative and musical expressionism
"..."My idea was straight from Epistrophy Arts," explains Mace, 32, referring to the local music arts..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...smoking ban – our annual dose of smoke from agricultural burning down in Mexico has made its way into..."

May 13, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

City Announces Art Space Assistance Program
Art spaces with rising rents are eligible for rent stipends and tenant improvements
"...Assistance Program (ASAP) last Wed., June 21, to help arts organizations cope with rising rents. With $200,000 in one-time..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Maria Mendez

Playback: The Future of Austin Recording Studios
Studio owners look at different solutions to surviving in an increasingly expensive city
"...to know one of the developers, informed them how culturally important Cacophony was, and they invited him to stay...."

Aug. 5, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Carnaval to Chili Cook-Off: This Week's Recommended Community Events
A kickoff for Black History Month, Mean Girls trivia, a farewell to boobies, and more
"...through the George Washington Carver Museum? The East Austin cultural center houses four permanent Black history exhibits, which present..."

Feb. 2, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

AFS Announces 2021 Feature Grant Recipients
Ten projects reflect talent and diversity in Texas film
"...also supported by the city of Austin Economic Development Department/Cultural Arts Division and the Texas Commission on the Arts...."

Sept. 7, 2021 Screens Post by Katherine McNevins

AFS Announces Short Film Grant Recipients
Society breaks $2 million in assistance to filmmakers
"...Film Festival, Art Works, City of Austin Economic Development Department/Cultural Arts Division and the Texas Commission on the Arts...."

Dec. 20, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Culture Flash!
The new Whole Foods will be getting some tasty new art, the Blanton just needs another $12 million, and where in the world is the Cultural Arts office
"...Don't go looking for the Cultural Arts Program office in One Texas Center anymore. As..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Larger Than Life
The Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards
"...Uncertainty always lies on the horizon for the arts, dependent on funding and grants, and with the proverbial..."

March 4, 2011 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

Faster Than Sound: Sanctifying Saliyah
The electronic producer focuses inward on a striking sophomore EP
"...prerecorded and live content as supported by the Austin Cultural Arts Division...."

Dec. 4, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Body Rock Turns 10
Riders Against the Storm and Chorizo Funk’s decade-built dance institution endures, Monday City music meetings, and more
"...year back at the former venue. Panelists unpack the cultural go-to this evening, Feb. 6, 7-9pm, at the George..."

Feb. 7, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Queer Collaboration Yields Otherworldly Campiness in p1nky and The Kwane: Another Soup Opera!
Genres collide in cartoon-inspired DIY musical
"...Add a sizable queer community, a helpful portion of..."

May 29, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Mac Irvine

You’ll Never Hear Fred Frith Plunk
Avant-garde UK guitarist explores the notes behind the notes
"...touring schedule, simply because his native continent supports the arts in ways far different from here. That said, this..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Sonidos del Barrio
Honoring Tejano legends
"...Tejano musicians. With support from the City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Division, the Texas Commission on the Arts, and..."

March 30, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

City Hall Hustle: Hustling the Budget
Council spreads a few extra dollars and covers its bets
"...later." Trash bin fees – except for the smallest, 30-gallon carts – rose, along with water rates, which will show an..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Croy and the Boys, Warpaint, a Metal Fest, and More Crucial Concerts
Recommended shows for the week
"...a result of support from the city of Austin’s Cultural Arts Division and Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural..."

May 24, 2024 Music Feature by Carys Anderson

Making Room to Play
Create Space Austin kicks off the drive to secure more performing venues in the city
"...The city of Austin Cultural Arts Division is currently working on a cultural mapping..."

April 15, 2016 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

AFS Opens 2021 Short Film Grant Applications
Society will run webinars to help you apply
"...in addition to the City of Austin Economic Development Department/Cultural Arts Division and the Texas Commission on the Arts...."

Aug. 2, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Overlooked, Overheard Lets Us Hear the Sound of the City's Money Being Spent
Composer and audio artist Douglas Laustsen geo-tagged sites in the Govalle and Highland neighborhoods where local government's been at work
"...small speaker and audio player) – why would an arts-loving, music-teaching, poetry-promoting fellow like Laustsen decide that the bureaucratic..."

June 11, 2021 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Focusing on Mental Health at the Capital City Black Film Festival
The online version of the fest becomes a celebration of healing
"...'Oh my gosh, how many other people in the arts are dealing with the same thing?'"..."

Dec. 4, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lifestyle Brand Collective Blue Supports Diverse Creators in Austin
Missfits Festival embodies their mission of putting community first
"...Missfits Fest – supported by a grant from Austin's Cultural Arts Division and taking place this Sunday, Feb. 10,..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Arts Feature by Shavone Otero

Austin Film Society Announces 2018 Grant Winners
Recipients show strength and diversity of Texas filmmakers
"...Film Festival, Art Works, City of Austin Economic Development Department/Cultural Arts Division, and the Texas Commission on the Arts...."

Sept. 5, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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