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Jester King Buys Surrounding Land
Brewery to start working farm
"...quickly encroaching as affordability stretches the city’s borders. Now Jester King Brewery has taken a stand to keep subdivisions..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Classical Revival at the Blanton
The Art of the Deal
"...Partners, who gave us the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the San Antonio Museum of Art, and Riverbend Church,..."

Aug. 25, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Blanton: The Sequel: The Sequel
The preliminary design for UT's new Blanton Museum of Art facility has been unveiled, and as expected, the white-shoe Boston firm of Kallmann McKinnell & Wood has come up with a building that hews to the dicta of UT's Campus Master Plan, even when it doesn't make much sense.
"...That building would be Jester Center, which in real life will loom like a..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Arts Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Off the Bookshelf
The Wedding Jester
" Steve Stern Graywolf Press, $14 paper..."

July 23, 1999 Books Review

UT's Master Plan Disaster?
So Far, School's New Buildings Receive Low Marks
"...20th-century architecture -- the LBJ Library, the Perry-Castañeda Library, Jester Center, the College of Communication, Robert Lee Moore Hall......"

Aug. 29, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Is This UTopia?
A Long-Overdue University Master Plan is Unveiled
"...the top floor of the Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, also known as the Undergraduate Library, or UGL, to..."

Sept. 22, 1995 News Feature

Tight Squeeze at Ut
"...UT students find parking to be a tight squeeze..."

Aug. 28, 1998 News Feature

Notes on "Notes on Sugar"
The story behind Neon Queen Collective's first art exhibition
"...on Sugar,” showing at the Christian-Green Gallery in UT's Jester Center, has already added to the conversation and serves..."

Feb. 1, 2018 Arts Post by Melany Jean

Blanton Architect Named
"...for the next century or more (case in point: Jester Center), an announcement seemed likely by Halloween. When the..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Watch McMurrey vs. Noriega Online
Streaming video of tonight's debate between Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate
"...debating tonight at 8pm on the UT campus at Jester Auditorium (inside Jester Center, 21st & Speedway, room A-121A)...."

Feb. 13, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

"...the wall of the Perry-Castañeda Library, university workers in Jester Center were very helpful. And when 40 tour members,..."

Dec. 18, 1998 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Carrying the Burden
During Gov. Bush's campaign for his party's presidential nomination last fall, reporters asked the candidate to comment on a federal government report asserting that many Texans, including large numbers of children, were going to bed hungry. "I saw the report that children in Texas are going hungry. Where?" he demanded, going on to say, "You'd think the governor would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas." Indeed, you would, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door, Virginia B. Wood explains as she explores the very pockets of hunger in Austin Bush has difficulty fathoming.
"...enough to meet demands; new upscale restaurants and shopping centers blossom all over the Central Texas area while unemployment..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Juan Capistran
Visiting artist's double exhibition at UT VAC digs deep into cultural identity
"...Ph.D. candidate in Art History. In the Visual Arts Center's "What We Want, What We Believe: Towards a Higher..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Arts Feature by Andy Campbell

The loss of the architects for the new Blanton Museum of Art; a home for the Rude Mechanicals.
"...making buildings that look more like those in the center of the 40 Acres. While the statements in the..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Forward motion on a renovation of UT's Harry Ransom Center and the lack of motion in the design of the new Blanton Museum of Art.
"...the proposed renovation of the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at 21st & Guadalupe. This prestigious UT building is..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Arts Column by Robert Faires

A Day With Heart
"...the death penalty, Thurs., Nov. 30, 7pm at the Jester Center Audiorium on the UT Campus. She is the..."

Dec. 1, 1995 Column

Naked City
The University of Texas announces the finalists for the design of its new art museum (after rejecting the original design as too modern) and everyone on the list, with few minor exceptions, hews closely to the classical or neo-classical tradition.
"...Overland Partners, who designed the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and Riverbend Church, along with seemingly half of the..."

July 28, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Living in Art
Nathan Jensen Creates New Frontiers
"...butt between his feet, and his position in the center of the room all suggested Jensen was focusing a..."

Oct. 13, 1995 Arts Feature

Ellsworth Kelly's Austin Opens at the Blanton Museum of Art
By building this structure, the Blanton enabled a major modern artist to realize his masterwork
"...across as modest, subdued. Surrounded by taller structures – Jester Center, the Perry-Castañeda Library, the Sanchez Building, and the..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Uncle Staple and Austin’s 13th Annual Independent Media Expo
The weekend of fannish revelry and indie-comics celebration returns
"...merch and so much indie-comics-and-related-subcultural-goodness at Austin’s Millennium Youth Center...."

Sept. 4, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Monuments and Race at UT
The stories behind the statues
"...Established in 1995 on the ground floor of the Jester Center, the Malcolm X, or X Lounge, named for..."

May 28, 2015 Photo Gallery

The Return of Bike Month
"...transportation mode. Register online at 9am-4pm. UT campus, Jester Center, 21st & Speedway. Free...."

May 2, 2008 News Feature

Listen to the McMurrey-Noriega Debate
Audio now available of Democratic U.S. Senate debate
"...McMurrey and state Rep. Rick Noriega sparred in the Jester Center auditorium. You can hear audio of the debate..."

Feb. 20, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Page Two
QT5-inspired obsessive cinema dementia; our community suffers another blow with the loss of Mambo John Treanor
"...Standing in the Jester Center projection room more than 20 years ago, explaining..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Column by Louis Black

The Blanton Museum of Art gets an architect (for the second time), and the Paramount and State theatres move a step closer to partnership.
"...a big honkin' parking garage, and -- shudder -- Jester Center? Not at all. While Kallmann McKinnell & Wood..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Countdown to Ecstasy
A New Drug for a New Millennium
" and MBA students reaping huge profits on their Jester Center dorm-bathtub X-manufacturing operations. There was so much legal..."

June 9, 2000 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Naked City
UT Regents Rita Clements and Tony Sanchez torpedoed Herzog & De Meuron's design for the Blanton Museum because it didn't fit in with the Campus Master Plan. But neither do most buildings built on campus since the mid-1960s.
"...Robert Lee Moore Hall to the LBJ Library to Jester Center and the Perry-Castañeda Library -- is what motivated..."

Dec. 31, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

True to Their (New) Roots
The Loiacono family, who own Bellagio Italian Bistro, apparently believe in two cornerstones of traditional cuisine -- fresh ingredients and sizable portions. They pride themselves in making upward of 30 different pastas on the premises : from bright spinach fettucine to rippled radiatore and ribbon-edged tagliatelle.
"...Bellagio Italian Bistro6507 Jester Boulevard, 346-8228..."

April 21, 2000 Food Feature by Pableaux Johnson

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
The Filipino Fist, Horsegirl, Night Drive's EP release, and more recommended Austin shows
"...DJ Jester the Filipino Fist's NONSTOP Shangri-La, Thursday 10..."

Aug. 4, 2023 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Mug Life
Austin isn't a world-class beer destination, but it's close
"...breweries dominate the regional landscape as much as Austin's Jester King and Live Oak, who produce 55% of the..."

Nov. 13, 2015 Food Feature by Eric Puga

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