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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 annual Viva México..."

Oct. 5, 2022 Arts Post by Ali Juell

Mexican American Cultural Center Grand-Opening Ceremony
Sept. 15, 600 River St.
"...folklórico from Austin High, the Oswaldo A.B. Cantu Pan American Recreation Center in Round Rock, Roy Lozano's Ballet Folklórico..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Arts Feature

Crystal City 1969 Brings Mexican American History to Life
Celebrating 50 years of UT's CMAS with a live reading
"...of Crystal City 1969 at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center on March 5...."

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
"...studies. Last month, the SBOE voted to pass a Mexican-American studies elective course for the state’s public high school..."

May 29, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Cultural Center of Their Own
"...I went to the groundbreaking ceremony for the planned Mexican American Cultural Center, which I feel should have been..."

Nov. 28, 2005 Postmarks

'Mexican-American' Is a True and Accurate Term
"...Dear Editor, I attended the "Mexican American Firsts: Trailblazers of Austin and Travis County" exhibit..."

Aug. 23, 2010 Postmarks

Austin's Cultural Makeover: The Next Stage
How much closer we are to getting the cultural wonderland we imagined 10 years ago
"...In the Nineties, Austin's cultural scene could afford to dream big. The city was..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

To Expand the Convention Center or Not?
Despite unanimous support from City Council, voters will decide the answer
"...expand and redesign the Neal W. Kocurek Austin Convention Center, along with additional investment in and redesign of the..."

July 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Essential History Museums and Cultural Spaces
Fun for everyone from history buffs to kids who like hands-on science
", a state-of-the-art children's museum, and a host of cultural centers celebrating our city's diverse population, Austin has a..."

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 Rainey Street..."

May 31, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Battle Lines Drawn on Convention Center Expansion
Arguments escalate on how to spend hotel occupancy tax revenue
"...Both friends and foes of an expanded Austin Convention Center sought to escalate the conflict this week, prompted by..."

June 14, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Cultural Cancellations and Postponements: The Big List
What's not happening around Austin, arts-wise
"...about closings, cancellations, and postponements in all of the cultural areas we regularly inform you about in our Arts..."

March 24, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin's Cultural Makeover
Which arts facilities from the boom years were built, which weren't built, and why
"...crop of just such venues: the Vortex, the Off Center, Flatbed World Headquarters, the Blue Theater, the Hideout, and..."

Feb. 20, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Political Action Committee Proclaims Support for Convention Center
PHAM says expansion means millions in community benefits
"...raising the Hotel Occupancy Tax to expand the Convention Center — community groups representing the Palm School, homeless services,..."

Aug. 8, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Austin Asian American Film Festival: '9500 Liberty'
A free screening of Eric Byler's immigration doc has been added to the schedule
"...director of the award-winning narrative films Charlotte Sometimes and Americanese, will be in attendance at the screening, which is..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Latin Flavors, American Kitchens Symposium at CIA San Antonio
Mexican Flavors from Austin Gardens: Matali and Hoja Santa
"...the pleasure of attending the fifth annual Latin Flavors, American Kitchens Symposium hosted by CIA, San Antonio. The purpose..."

Oct. 11, 2012 Food Post by MM Pack

Convention Center Redevelopment Would Relocate SXSW, Other Festivals for Three Years
Construction is set to begin after SX ’25, end before SX ’29
"...people who have been walking around the Austin Convention Center over the past week for South by Southwest or..."

March 15, 2024 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Cultural Coolness Around Texas This Month
"...With Blanket by Winold Reiss In the 1920s, the cultural landscape of the world exploded. Writers, painters, photographers, musicians,..."

Dec. 18, 1998 Arts Feature

American Movie
What to see at the sixth annual Cine Las Americas.
" a language and aesthetic that reflect the many cultural traditions of Latin America, but in the end provide..."

April 25, 2003 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

This Thanksgiving, Consider Native American-Inspired Dishes
Cooking with Indigenous ingredients
"...shared meals, but nobody sang friendship songs. The carvable centerpiece was probably a venison shoulder, not a well-basted Butterball,..."

Nov. 18, 2022 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Cultural Evolution
New Directions for Mexic-Arte Museum
" Belinda Acosta, in a January article in theAustin American Statesman, delicately makes mention of the director's decision "to..."

July 7, 1995 Arts Feature

MACC Mommy
Managing the busy new Mexican American Cultural Center is inspiring work for Amparo Garcia-Crow
"...there has been no shortage of activity at the Mexican American Cultural Center. Perched like a bright-white origami figure..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

¡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..."

Dec. 3, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

"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
"...1984-2004" opens Jan. 24 at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. In stark contrast to the venue,..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Countdown to L-G-B-T
U.S. Census meets Austin LGBT Tuesday at the MACC
"...Texas: Austin Town Hall Tonight! Tue., Feb. 9, 7pm Mexican-American Cultural Center Auditorium 600 River Street, Austin, TX 78701..."

Feb. 9, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Tracking the MACC
A Brief History of Austin's Latino Cultural Center

June 12, 1998 Arts Feature by Mary Jane Garza

The Road to 10-1: NAAO Forum, or …
How do you fit three dozen candidates into two hours?
" You don’t – although the Network of Asian American Organizations is to be congratulated for trying. The NAAO..."

July 26, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Art Transplant
The Move Toward a Cultural Center in Downtown
" with a genuine sense of place, a physical center whose area can serve as a cultural meeting ground,..."

Aug. 30, 1996 Arts Feature by Brett Holloway-Reeves

Keeping Pace, Culturally
Proposition 4 calls for an investment in cultural facilities for the city, and, Austin, it's time
"...from $55 million to $145 million. The proposition for cultural and community facilities seems almost as if it's trying..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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 in East Austin, recognizing the home..."

Sept. 10, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

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