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Austin Museum Day 2022
Not sure where to start planning your Austin Museum Day?
"...Explore Austin-area museums — for free September 18th! The 25th Annual Austin..."

Sept. 15, 2022 Events Post

Eastside Trailer's Giant Spud Creations Are a Force to Be Reckoned With
The Southern fusion cuisine of Anything’s Baked Potato has earned its cult following
"...In the shadows of the Carver Museum and Cultural Center, a building that was originally Austin's..."

Aug. 5, 2022 Food Feature by Haris Qureshi

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

LBJ Presidential Library Set to Reopen October 21
Masks will be required and social distancing encouraged
"...After closing down early in the pandemic and opening back up for less than a month,..."

Oct. 18, 2021 Arts Post by Adrienne Hunter

LBJ Library at 50: "Lady Bird Johnson: Beyond the Willdflowers"
The LBJ Library exhibit shows sides of the First Lady you may not know
"...Lady Bird Johnson is that she has a lake and a wildflower center named after her, then you may..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ's Legacy and the Rise of Voter Suppression Laws
The Austin Chronicle Show on KOOP FM returns
"...It's been a long year and a half since The Austin Chronicle Show, our weekly..."

Aug. 27, 2021 News Post by Kimberley Jones

LBJ Library at 50: An Interview With Mark Updegrove
The Library's director from 2009 to 2017 on LBJ's evolving legacy
"...Mark Updegrove came into the job of LBJ Presidential Library director with a vision, a vision involving..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ Library at 50: An Interview With Betty Sue Flowers
The Library's director from 2002 to 2009 on her time at the helm
"...When Betty Sue Flowers became director of the LBJ Presidential Library in 2002, she had a hard act..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ Library at 50: All the Cake
Getting some free cake on LBJ's birthday is a rich tradition
"...We made it to the LBJ Library & Museum in July, during that tiny sliver..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Kate X Messer

LBJ Library at 50: An Interview With Mark A. Lawrence
The Library's current director takes a historian's view
"...moment to enjoy being the new director of the LBJ Presidential Library before COVID came calling. His first day..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Perspectives on the LBJ Library From the Directors
Three of the LBJ Library's directors offer their unique views on the institution
"..."I think that LBJ himself, Mrs. Johnson, and others who had a strong..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The LBJ Presidential Library at 50
For five decades, the LBJ Library & Museum has been not only keeping history but also making history
"...doesn't show up on any lists of iconic local landmarks. It isn't the most monumental structure in the city..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

We Have an Issue: Why We’re Still Talking About LBJ
Reflections on the LBJ Library at 50, and a fond farewell to Food Editor Jessi Cape
"...plan of attack on our voting rights, it was LBJ's legacy that was invoked: A Texan signed the landmark..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Column by Kimberley Jones

The Blanton Museum of Art
"...Blanton shows diverse collections of art that open minds and eyes." – Sally Van Sickle..."

May 14, 2021 Best of Austin Feature

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, history,..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Arts Post

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

Austin Area Cancellations and Other COVID-19 Updates
Gov. Abbott declares statewide public health disaster
"...identified its first two cases of COVID-19 this morning and with that another wave of event cancellations in and..."

March 13, 2020 News Post by James Renovitch

Your Guide to Austin Museum Day
Discover Austin-area museums Sunday, Sept. 22, for free!
"...Since 1998, the Austin Museum Partnership has coordinated Austin Museum Day, a free day..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Events Post

Celebrate the Apollo 11 Moon Landing With These Texas Road Trips
Houston and other Texas sites celebrate the golden anniversary of the first lunar landing
"...if we could get there. Well, get there safely. And if we did manage to get there safely, nobody..."

May 17, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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

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

LBJ Summit Returns to “Race in America”
Five years after landmark civil rights event, there's plenty to talk about
"...In 2014, the Lyndon B. Johnson Presi­dential Library and Museum marked the 50th anniversary of LBJ's signing..."

April 5, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Gay Place
OUTsider Fest, Andrea Gibson, and more heat up the week ahead
"...the site for details. Their Shaboom afterparties (see Fri. and Sat.) will take your weekend to the next level..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Meet Your Candidates
Where to meet Democratic candidates before the March primaries
"...The March 6 primaries are right around the corner and dozens of left-leaning candidates are running to unseat long-term..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Events Post by Sarah Marloff

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

Campus Hacks: University of Texas
Surprisingly, hook 'em isn't the only thing you need to know
"...the UT Austin campus, so here are some lists and tips, from one Longhorn to another...."

Aug. 23, 2017 Chronolog Post by Maria Mendez

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..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

LBJ Library Director Steps Down
Mark Updegrove recalls “the greatest honor of my career”
"...The LBJ Library announced last week that Library Director Mark Updegrove..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

UT's Public Arts Program Debuts an Ambitious New Project
Landmarks presents Ann Hamilton’s O N E E V E R Y O N E at the Dell Medical School
" fog – there are no edges to the sandy hair crowning her head or to her cherubic cheeks..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
Happy holidays to everyone and happy daytrippin’ to all!
"...2016 still holds lots to see and lots to do...."

Dec. 2, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

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