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'My Trip to Al-Qaeda': Lawrence Wright's journey from page to stage
Lawrence Wright's experiences in the years he spent researching The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 have become the basis for a one-man theatrical work
"...researching his widely praised bestseller, The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, Lawrence Wright naturally had many..."

March 9, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from around Austin and beyond
"...Iraqis want to live in a peaceful, free world. And we will find these people and we will bring..."

Oct. 31, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Best Birthday Boy
LBJ Is 100!
"..."All the way with LBJ" said the campaign buttons our Sixties Democratic counterparts wore...."

Oct. 17, 2008 Best of Austin Feature

Miz Liz
The Foot-Washing, Psalm-Singing, Total Immersion Texan
"..."I just got in from the Democratic Convention and if I'm having my picture made, I'm gonna roll..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature by Margaret Moser

Remembering JFK
Archives offer insights gleaned 50 years since JFK's assassination
"...Here's a round-up of resources and archives to assist in understanding the life and legacy..."

Nov. 24, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Point Austin: Unlearned History
Vietnam War Summit raises ghosts and questions
"...the mind. (Recent evidence: Stephen King's 2011 novel 11/22/63, and its Hulu adaptation, a strenuous attempt to reimagine stopping..."

April 29, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Is This UTopia?
A Long-Overdue University Master Plan is Unveiled
"...T. Flawn Academic Center, also known as the Undergraduate Library, or UGL, to which at least two generations of..."

Sept. 22, 1995 News Feature

Best President With Whom to Share a Birthday
LBJ!
"...If you work for the state and were born on Aug. 27, guess what? You get..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Best of Austin Feature

The Summit on Race in America: Songwriters in the Round Panel Recap
Multiple generations of black artists push for music in schools
"...Blues scion Shemekia Copeland, songwriter/producer Jimmy Jam (James Samuel Harris III), and Fugees..."

April 10, 2019 Music Post by Derek Udensi

Happenings
Aug. 30-Sept. 6
"...DAN GRANT The Congressional District 10 candidate will speak at an advance screening of new Iraq..."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Feature

Day Trips & Beyond: June Events Roundup
Summer travel opportunities and news from all over Texas
"...June is upon us and there’s lots to talk about and do across the..."

June 2, 2022 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

The Summit on Race in America: Motown at 60
Detroit pop icons continue in the name of love
"...the five-year anniversary of the Obamas’ visit to the LBJ Auditorium for a Civil Rights Summit, three pillars of..."

April 11, 2019 Music Post by Derek Udensi

Res Publica
This week's civic duties: Aug. 21-28
"...dish for admission. 8pm. The Lap, 2823 Manor Rd. halvesandhavenots@gmail.com...."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature

Articulations
Another New Museum??!?
"...as if it will have not one, but two brand-spanking new art museums. We've been hearing a lot lately..."

Feb. 7, 1997 Arts Column

Fierce, Fierce Beauty
The title for Keith Carter's exhibition at the Austin Museum of Art, "A Poet of the Ordinary" describes the photographer to a tee, a man who takes subjects from the everyday world and takes pictures of them that tell their story with the distilled purity of expression that characterizes great poetry.
"...capacity, some 230 people squeezed into corners, doorways, aisles, and crouched at the speaker's feet, to hear what photographer..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Happenings
Feb. 9-13
"...for Obama policy team answers questions about the presidential candidate. 10am-12:30pm. Mitchie's Gallery, 6406 N. I-35 #2800, 413-0286. Free...."

Feb. 8, 2008 News Feature

Gift Guide: Support Stocking Stuffers
Give a gift that keeps on giving – to your local creatives
"...Everyone needs a little help now and then, especially during the holidays – and that's no..."

Dec. 10, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Jackie Robinson's Story Hits the Paramount With '42'
Panel including movie star and Robinson's daughter to follow
"...at Austin College of Communication's Texas Program in Sports and Media hosts the Austin premiere of 42, the forthcoming..."

March 19, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Best Selection Of First Family Paper Dolls
Gift Store at the LBJ Library & Museum
"...represented in this extensive collection. Take home Dick, Pat, and Tricia Nixon and dress them in their elegant selection..."

Aug. 4, 1995 Best of Austin Feature

Art
Art Openings
"...Lombardi (Mar 4); "New Work by Virginia Fleck," Women and Their Work (Mar 4); "Standing, Sitting, Sleeping, Sinking," Lyons..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature

Culture Flash!
A national economist discusses the role of the arts in regional vitality, the LBJ celebrates the NEA at 40, Miami City Ballet cancels a show, and the Blanton Museum delays its grand opening
"...co-sponsored by the city of Austin's Cultural Arts Division and UT's Community and Regional Planning Program, will explore the..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Aug. 26-Sept. 2
"...professor Robert Jensen, Texas Observ­er Managing Editor Chris Tomlinson, and members of Austin IndyMedia discuss WikiLeaks, unfiltered info, and..."

Aug. 27, 2010 News Feature

Articulations
The Austin Museum of Art's downtown home gets a shot in the arm, and local television devotes more attention to Austin's arts scene.
"...AMOA Museum Wins $100K..."

Sept. 6, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Mayor's Book Club Befriends Lincoln
Our 2016 read is Stephen Harrigan's A Friend of Mr. Lincoln
"...give Book Club participation a bit of a boost, and that it paints an understanding, even sympathetic portrait of..."

May 2, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...gentle discipline levied on Scott Glasgow. On the other hand, the Austin Police Association thinks the punishment was too..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

An Eye for History
"...Cannes, France. David Douglas Duncan, the celebrated combat photographer and Life magazine photojournalist, is working late. He takes one..."

April 23, 1999 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Day Trips & Beyond: Out of Town Closures Due to COVID-19
Here are the latest updates
"...COVID-19/coronavirus, events around the state are canceled or postponed, and travel is not advised. Here is a partial list..."

March 24, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Naked City
"...protest. They also announced a citywide boycott of Wal-Mart and Sam's Club. For more, see "Developing Stories."..."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Feature

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
Dickens on the Strand starts the month off right
"...most wonderful time of the year to get out and enjoy the pleasant weather and maybe do a little..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...on, then I am in that race, no ifs, ands, or buts."..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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