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First Night Austin
The organization behind the New Year's Eve arts celebration says the party's over
"...If you liked spending your New Year's Eve at First Night Austin, you have eight months to make other..."

April 29, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

First Night Austin
Austinites turned out by the thousands to enjoy the first First Night Austin on New Year's Eve, as one 'Chronicle' writer saw for himself
"...saw that the bread fairies had visited during the night, I knew that my family had been given an..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

First Night Austin
The recent resignation of its director won't stop the New Year's Eve event from rockin'
"...The news earlier in August that First Night Austin's executive director had resigned had a distressingly..."

Aug. 28, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

First Night Austin: Just eight weeks until New Year's
For folks working on First Night Austin, eight weeks out is crunch time for the mammoth cultural extravaganza, especially since they want the second edition to be even better than the first
"...New Year's Eve. But for the folks working on First Night Austin, eight weeks out is crunch time for..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

First Night Austin: Long day's journey into First Night
Pulling together the second First Night Austin has been a struggle and with New Year's less than four months away, Ann S. Graham has resigned as executive director
"...Remember how Austin's first First Night celebration came off so triumphantly on..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

First Night Austin
First Night's board cancels this year's party, but the city may host one instead
"...where 2010 is concerned, it'll be something other than First Night Austin. On Thursday, Sept. 30, the board of..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

First Night Austin: New Year's Festival Names New Director
First Night International's executive director brings decades of experience with First Night to the local celebration
"...First Night Austin's incoming executive director may be new to..."

June 20, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

First Night Austin
This New Year's Eve, why not join the throngs at this free arty party on the streets?
"...on your eggnog, why not join the throngs at First Night Austin? The free New Year's Eve street party..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

First Night Austin
First Night Austin gets ready to ring out the old year in a big way, with a cultural extravaganza on a scale the city has never before seen
"...This year, Austin, get ready to ring out the old year in..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

First Night Austin 2010: Up in the Air?
Wait, it's Christmas, not New Year's, that the Grinch steals, right?
"...annual citywide New Year's event that draws about 100,000 Austinites to enjoy its myriad delights, has resigned as per..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

12th Night Austin Rolls Out
The official, traditional kickoff to Mardi Gras comes to town
" why the Feast of the Epiphany or 12th Night is one of my favorite holidays: It's one last..."

Jan. 3, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

All Eyes on First Night
Fireworks rule, parades with kids and bikes rule, giant art rules ...
"...our public spaces and actively express our shared values. Austin values include: Costumes rule, bikes rule, afterschool programs rule,..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

First Night: A Work in Progress
New Year's Eve extravaganza showcased work Downtown of 63 Austin artists
"...First Night Austin, in its third incarnation on New Year's..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

First Night Schedule
"...Exchange Club of Austin – Spirit Kite Workshop, Program Room, Austin Children's Museum,..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Arts Feature

What's Happening With First Night?
"...with many others who submitted proposals for this year's First Night event, I have been wondering what's going on..."

Sept. 21, 2006 Postmarks

Chaos in Tejas Live (First Night): Meyhem Lauren/Roc Marciano
If a rapper raps and nobody’s there to hear it...
" That’s something Meyhem Lauren and Roc Marciano experienced firsthand Thursday night at the North Door...."

May 31, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Chaos in Tejas Live (First Night): Parquet Courts
Brooklyn brats break out the Austin cache
"...spikes and stinky leather. Clad and dedicated for a night of wrought-iron punk and metal, they probably spat through..."

May 31, 2013 Music Post by Luke Winkie

Chaos in Tejas Live (First Night): Benediction
Birmingham blokes decimate our ‘lovely place’
"...Austin’s annual run of spring music festivals works me into..."

May 31, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

First Night Remembered
Footage from the New Year's Eve artistic spectacular
"...If you were under a table by midnight on New Year's Eve, you may have missed the..."

Jan. 3, 2009 Design Post by Richard Whittaker

Good Night Austin, Texas, Wherever You Are
Dweezil Zappa returns some ‘Bongo Fury’ to Austin, this time at Stubb's.
"...First a little personal history to put Thursday night’s Zappa..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Austin's First Night a Smashing Success
"...say that I was a bit skeptical of how Austin's First Night would turn out [“The Last Shall Be..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Postmarks

Wilco’s Flawless First Night at Stubb’s
Jeff Tweedy & Co. air new LP and then some during epic set
"...Wilco frontman seems to embrace the term. On the first of two consecutive nights at Stubb’s, his Chicago sextet..."

Sept. 30, 2015 Music Post by Neph Basedow

Not-So-Silent First Night
The Girls Rock Camp says ladies first, ladies first; Foot Patrol does Prince
"...If you're venturing downtown for First Night tomorrow, members of the Girls Rock Camp Austin..."

Dec. 30, 2008 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

First Night at the Alamo Ritz
Notes from the first night at Austin's newest oldest cinema.
"...originally hoped, the new Alamo Ritz finally opened last night (see Marc Savlov's excellent article about the move here)...."

Nov. 2, 2007 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

First Night 2009 Schedule
"...HBMG Theatre, under the First Street Bridge (south end)..."

Dec. 26, 2008 Arts Feature

The Last Shall Be First
New Year's Eve becomes a cultural extravaganza with First Night Austin
"...The last night of 2005 will be the first night of First..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Qmmunity: Starry, Starry Night
The Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue invites Austin to celebrate the nighttime at their Starry Soirée
"...dark for a show tributing the beauty of the night: Austin's Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue have brought back their Starry..."

Nov. 24, 2023 Column by James Scott

Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground
Austin slowly thaws out from an unprecedented – but not entirely unexpected – disaster
"...By Wednesday night, most of Austin was dealing with four overlapping crises:..."

Feb. 19, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Ballet Austin's Night of Community
When a ballet's dress rehearsal becomes the main act
"...For more than 20 years, Ballet Austin has run a little-known program which has left a..."

May 9, 2019 Arts Post by Barbara Purcell

Night of the Rookies
Texas Rollergirls kick off 2010 season with new lineups and a special whistle blower
"...complete with was as good as his word last night and blew the first whistle on the first bout..."

March 1, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

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