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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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nearly 50 Food, Music, & Arts Festivals to Keep You Busy This Spring
From barbecue to burlesque, something for every Austinite this season
"...and arts festivals, craft fairs, and all kinds of cultural experiences. We’ve rounded up nearly 50 to choose from;..."

April 3, 2019 Chron Events Post by Alyssa Hiarker

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: The Arts Commission Hustle
City group gets moving on policy plan for Austin creatives
" Tuesday as an SRO crowd at the Off Center reacted to the city staff's "Music and Creative Ecosystem..."

Aug. 8, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Point Austin: Hot Over HOT
City Council wrangles over Convention Center, hotel taxes, and Downtown's future
"...of which involves the proposed expansion of the Convention Center – certainly not a foregone conclusion, but a project..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Plans for MACC Renovation Underway
Concepts for redesign should be released in September
"...discussions of efforts to reimagine the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, known as the MACC, with a..."

June 20, 2017 News Post by Maria Mendez

"Everyone knows it's really Las Manitas!"
Open mouth, insert … foot?
"...and taco stands should suffice to serve as Hispanic cultural centers in Austin. That's just plain offensive." Not that..."

Oct. 30, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Night Moves
Council moves on STRs, Springdale Farm, and budget
"...more support for city employees, working families, social services, cultural education, and more. The initial budget public hearings began..."

Aug. 21, 2015 News Post by Michael King

The Daily Hustle: 8/19/10 (Updated)
Emma Barrientos honored by council
"...and dozens of supporters in favor of naming the Mexican American Cultural Center to honor the late Emma Barrientos...."

Aug. 19, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Between Worlds
Cine las Americas Festival of New Latin American Cinema
"...bittersweet glimpse into the lives of those not featured front-and-center in the glossy images of Austin's boomtown skyline. "Loaves..."

April 21, 2000 Screens Feature

What's Your Mobility Fix?
Community forums continue all week
" six city Mobility Forums. This morning at the Mexican-American Cultural Center, Transportation Director Robert Spillar said he’ll present..."

Feb. 9, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

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