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Mexican American Cultural Center Prepares for Phase 2 of Its Long-Term Renovations
Staff members prepare to move out as MACC gets a facelift
"...The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center threw its 15th..."

Oct. 5, 2022 Arts Post by Ali Juell

Crystal City 1969 Brings Mexican American History to Life
Celebrating 50 years of UT's CMAS with a live reading
"...Seated on hay bales in the back of a rusty..."

March 4, 2022 Arts Feature by Sage Dunlap

Wednesday Protest Against SBOE's Name Change of Mexican-American Studies Course
1:30pm at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
"...Tomorrow, May 30 at 1:30pm, advocates will gather statewide to denounce the Texas State Board of Education’s recent..."

May 29, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

"Piecing It Together" Gives Credit to Austin's First Graffiti Artists
The Mexican American Cultural Center exhibition captures the lore and legends of the local graffiti scene early on
"..."Piecing It Together: Austin Graffiti Art 1984-2004" opens Jan. 24 at the Emma..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

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 LBJ’s presidency or hang..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

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..."

May 31, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Lake|Flato's Impact on Austin
The firm behind the new library has changed our city's look
"...Oct. 28 has generated much buzz for Lake|Flato, the San Antonio/Austin-based architectural firm that partnered on the project with..."

Oct. 31, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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..."

Aug. 8, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Teatro Vivo’s EL
Raul Garza's new play explores the power of the storyteller
"...Sometimes I sit in awe of my sister's recollection of..."

Sept. 23, 2016 Arts Review by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

Jonelle Seitz's Top 10 Brave Dance Artists of 2016
The year revealed how much courage and inspiration can be found in Austin's masters of movement
"...1) ACIA GRAY Tap has been listening to us for almost two centuries. Now we need..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Teatro Vivo’s Enfrascada
Tanya Saracho’s dark comedy about moving on from heartbreak is staged with humor, honesty, and magic
"...Heartbreak is an unpredictable companion. It shows up in many forms, some of which are: tearstained..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Cultural Cancellations and Postponements: The Big List
What's not happening around Austin, arts-wise
"...As noted elsewhere on this site, Austinites are wasting no time in..."

March 24, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin's Artspace Crisis and Microvenues
Are home art galleries and mini-performance venues the answer to the space crunch?
"...This Saturday night, when Pump Project Art Complex closes its exhibition..."

June 22, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

That Obscure Stretch of a Master's Filmography
Cine las Americas presents Luis Buñuel en México
"...Few would deny Spanish-born filmmaker Luis Buñuel his place in the pantheon of..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Public Notice: Ora Houston's Nightmare
Night of the living acronyms
"...As City Council emerges from estivation this week (they're already awake and sniffing around City..."

July 31, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Fall Into Music's Final Notes
Last day to give your musical instrument to kids to play
"...Bring out your horns! And your drums, your violins, your ukes, your classical..."

Nov. 18, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

La Pastorela 2013: A Sheperdela's Storia
Time again for the shepherds' quest for the Christ child, with old songs and new jokes
"...Those shepherds are on the move again...."

Dec. 13, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Glass Half Full Theatre's Don Quixote de La Redo
This imaginative spin on Cervantes tells of walls and the stories that inspire us to tear them down
"...time, a loud orange man with hands of indeterminate size ordered a tremendous wall to be constructed with the..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Teatro Vivo's La Pastorela
This new take on the old Christmas tale has the shepherds' rough edges but a heart of gold
"...They look a little scruffy, to be honest. Worn jeans and work shirts, a..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Then There's This: MACC Attack Averted?
Council to settle whether to sell or keep Rainey Street tract
"...As we go to press Wednesday, it appears likely the City Council will scrap..."

Oct. 12, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

¡Gaytino! A Universal Experience
Dan Guerrero's one-man show comes to Austin for one night only
"...Dan Guerrero invites you to travel back to 1950s East L.A. with ¡Gaytino! His one-man show arrives in town..."

Dec. 3, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Las Cuatro Estaciones: A Story of Human Trees
In Sharon Marroquín's new dance, we are all gnarled and heliotropic
"...The voiceover, blending English and Spanish, ruminates on autumn:..."

March 24, 2017 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

How to Celebrate Austin Museum Day 2020
In person and virtual events abound on the city' annual free museum day
"...Here comes the 23rd annual Austin Museum Day, citizen, that free celebration of art, culture,..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Arts Post

Swimming in Summer Cinema
So many series, so little time
"...Chronicle were having a hard time keeping all the summer movie series straight in our heads, and we do..."

June 8, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

More Things in 'Heaven and Earth'
Fidencio Duran opens a new solo exhibition at the MACC
"...The artist whose nine-panel painting The Visit sends travelers at Austin-Bergstrom..."

Jan. 19, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin at Large: Reading the Palm District
A new plan-of-plans puts the spotlight on Downtown’s hard, rough eastern edges
"...I have run out of things to say about the 2022 elections: Anyone who can vote this..."

Nov. 4, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

El Nogalar
Teatro Vivo's El Nogalar provides a context for examining social class in contemporary Mexico
"...When I texted my friend, a Spanish-English translator, for the meaning of "El Nogalar," she replied..."

June 19, 2015 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

Faster Than Sound: City Council Supports Music-Focused Arts Facility on East 11th Street
Harold McMillan breaks down civic steps to the envisioned Kenny Dorham Center
"...In 2007, Austin City Council created an African American Cultural Heritage District..."

Sept. 10, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Public Notice: Lyft Up; Uber Under
The city sorts out airport ride-booking, and Uber resists
"...Uber to operate at the airport "on a temporary basis." See update below.)..."

March 13, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Nearly 50 Food, Music, & Arts Festivals to Keep You Busy This Spring
From barbecue to burlesque, something for every Austinite this season
"...Spring is a glorious time in Austin, a three-month stretch..."

April 3, 2019 Events Post by Alyssa Hiarker

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