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Día de los Muertos Events in Austin 2019
Austin's best live events to celebrate the dead
"...to pub crawls, Austin's takes on the centuries old Mexican celebration of life and death has something for everyone...."

Oct. 23, 2019 Events Post by Addie Costello

City, County Clash Over Future Hotel Tax
The city’s “Palm District” vs. the county’s Expo Center
"...finance a massive redevelopment of the Travis County Exposition Center in East Austin. But in the early hours this..."

Aug. 16, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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 Events Post by Alyssa Hiarker

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: The Arts Commission Hustle
City group gets moving on policy plan for Austin creatives
"...name 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
"...at 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

Remembrances of Raúl, Part One
Remembrance from Barbara Renaud Gonzalez, Emmet Campos and Amparo Garcia.
"...a writer, actress, and the inaugural director of the Mexican American Cultural Center: I had the rare experience as..."

Feb. 23, 2008 News Post by Belinda Acosta

A Claimed Space
Mexic-Arte blazed a trail in Texas by making a place for Mexican culture in a museum
"...museum spaces in Austin and Central Texas and declaring, "Mexican and Mexican-American art and culture has value, has meaning,..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

A Change of Scenery
What It Looks Like
"...and -- don't forget -- the newly approved, as-yet-unbuilt Mexican-American Cultural Center (MACC). And across the street, of course,..."

July 16, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Quest for Aztlan
Roen Salinas Searches for -- and Finds -- Life in Folklórico
"...photograph by Kenny Braun..."

April 24, 1998 Arts Feature by Mary Jane Garza

The Future Is Here
In 2007, that distant tomorrow when Austin's arts dreams would be realized finally arrived
"...For years, folks in the cultural community have talked about "the day when," as in..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The MACC: Back on Track, or Under Attack?
The city approves a new board for the Mexican-American Cultural Center -- and the center's previous shepherds cry foul.
"...Twenty years in the making, Austin's multimillion dollar Mexican-American Cultural Center is nearly under way; groundbreaking at the..."

Nov. 22, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

The Past, Present, and FuturX of Latinx Performance in Austin
The current surge of Latinx theatre and dance in Austin speaks to both tradition and pioneering new directions
"...I was talking with a fellow theatregoer at the Mexican American Cultural Center about how that evening alone, we..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Arts Feature by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

Beside the Point
Protecting the Furnishings; and Black's Abacus
"...a pond feature is planned) and down by the Mexican American Cultural Center, Cole envisions it as a way..."

March 16, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Shivering the Timbers
The Dirigo Group's 'Gypsy Chain' Speaks for the Trees
"...of David Chain, which opens this week at the Center for Mexican-American Cultural Arts -- is the first wholly..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Then There's This: MACC Attack Averted?
Council to settle whether to sell or keep Rainey Street tract
"...Street – signifying a major victory for the neighboring Mexican American Cultural Center...."

Oct. 12, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Monumental Shift
Major personnel changes across the Austin arts scene signal the start of a new era
"...changes took place in leadership positions in the city's cultural organizations. More than a half-dozen artistic leaders left or..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Poet Warrior's Reward
Amorindio: Tributo y Celebración for raúlrsalinas
"...continue the work of Red Salmon Arts, the Native American/Chicano/a cultural-arts organization Salinas launched in 1983. Under the Red..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

Where the Money Goes
"...• Zachary Scott Theatre Center: $10 million toward construction of a new 40,000-square-foot theatre..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
"...Mexico. Martinez Bagarela took office in 1821 after the Mexican revolution and war for independence set off by Miguel..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

How to Celebrate Austin Museum Day 2020
In person and virtual events abound on the city' annual free museum day
"...In-Person Events Art in Public Places, City of Austin Cultural Arts Division..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Arts Post

'El Maiz Es Nuestra Vida/Maize Is Our Life'
This touring show is so rich in history and beauty, you can get lost in the maize
"...Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River, 974-3770, www.cityofaustin.org/macc..."

May 14, 2010 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

State of Wonderment
The Texas Biennial's first outside curator describes what he saw in Lone Star art
"...shy away from fulfilling a vision or challenge. Major cultural events such as South by Southwest and the Austin..."

March 6, 2009 Arts Feature by Andrew Long

Happenings
September 13-19
"...DIEZ Y SEIS WEEKEND KICKOFF LUNCHEON Join Mexican Consul General Rosalba Ojeda, City Council Member Mike Martinez,..."

Sept. 14, 2007 News Feature

On the Map
Austin's art scene kept catching the eye of the nation in 2005
"...at Austin at all, has seen it as a center for live music and independent film. The city's other..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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