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Council Watch
Council moves out of City Hall annex, addresses the needs of poor, examines csc's record on hiring minority contractors, approves neighborhood proposal for the chamption tract, names a designer of the Mexican American Culture Center.
"...the locals in recent months. From CSC to the Mexican-American Cultural Center to social equity to the much-belabored Champion..."

Jan. 21, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Teaching Truthiness
Activists, lawmakers call on State Board of Education to reject racist Mexican-American textbook
" students," said Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, D-Aus­tin, representing the Mexican American Legislative Caucus. "The utter absence of academic integrity..."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Four Austin Art Galleries Worth Your Weekend Time
Gonna make your eyes wanna kiss your brain
"...– this town's got some fierce venues for your cultural diversion & edification.) But: Here are four we've had..."

July 26, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Come Together
Latino poets building a community at CantoMundo
"...a Latino poets' collective that would embrace both their cultural underpinnings and their genre-specific needs. The result of that..."

July 1, 2011 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, May 6-13
"...5604 MANOR GRAND OPENING Celebrate Austin's newest progressive community center. (See "Building a Place to Build Community") 6:30-9pm. 5604..."

May 7, 2010 News Column

Nov. 22-28
"...Texas," about Civil War Texas Ranger Policarpio Rodriguez. 11am-4pm. Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St., 478-6222."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Feature

Come On Down
"...St. John's Multipurpose Center: The council will consider teaming up with AISD on..."

July 2, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

"...MACC," where the reporter began: "Just what would a Mexican American Cultural Center actually be? Ask six different backers..."

Sept. 18, 1998 Column

Austin Dance India Calls on Us All to Respect Mother Earth
Multimedia, multicultural production Sacred Earth Stories appeals to the heart
"...Earth Stories is performed at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. Naimpally will be one of five..."

June 28, 2019 Arts Feature by Sumaiya Malik

Farewell and “Gracias” to Gus Garcia, Austin Trailblazer
Hispanic activist, former trustee, council member, mayor died Monday, at 84
"...Library, Plaza Sal­tillo, [and what eventually became] the Mex­ican American Cultural Center"; "increased wages and benefits for city workers";..."

Dec. 21, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Cine Las Americas Explores the Global Faces of Latino and Indigenous Cinema
Not just the border
"...While American politics seem to have reduced U.S. interaction with the..."

April 27, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Filmmaking Sin Fronteras
In its 18th annual edition, Cine Las Americas presents an eclectic mix
"...and brought with it an astonishing wealth of Latin American and indigenous filmmaking? Well, yeah, it may seem like..."

April 17, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, July 29-Aug. 5
"...the word about nonprofits and other cause-related organizations. 7-10pm. Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River. $12-30."

July 30, 2010 News Feature

Cinco de Mayo month Part III – the hombres: from Jovita's Mayo Pardo to Ruben Ramos' Mexican Revolution, Del Castillo, Joel Guzman, y más
"...have a festival like Pachanga." DEL CASTILLO: Call It ¡Americano!..."

May 29, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Shape of Things to Come
What will the arts in Austin look like in 10 years? CreateAustin has a good idea – in fact, it has 10.
"...corners of the community gathering to chat about Austin's cultural landscape as they'd like to see it 10 years..."

March 7, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...a much calmer, pedestrian-friendly main street through a town center that will grow up around the stop for MetroRail,..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature

Council Notes
Council considers toll study and Mexican-American Cultural Center
"...Thursday also sees action on the long-delayed Mexican American Cultural Center, namely approval of additional funds and..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Don't Worry, Be Happy:
City Hall's left wing carries the day as the budget season draws to a close
"...redirect funds and staff within the Town Lake Animal Center toward rescue operations. (Goodman nearly withdrew this last amendment..."

Sept. 12, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Changing Face of Downtown
"...The same architects who brought you the Austin Convention Center (including its expanded version) and the Austin Bergstrom International..."

April 20, 2001 News Feature

Pyramid of Dreams
What Is the MACC?
"...contradictory responses about the programs and plans for the center. Some say it will feature visual arts, others say..."

Sept. 4, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Faster Than Sound: Remembering Chet Himes, Johnny Limón, and Riley Osbourn
Three Austin music scene stalwarts passed in late August
"...Power Trip Frontman Riley Gale Talks SXSW, COVID, & American Healthcare"), and Nashville singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle, 38, rooted..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Diversidad Sin Fronteras, PJ Raval Unite Over Trans Rights
Call Her Ganda screening hopes to highlight trans migrants
"...asylum in the U.S. as part of the Central American migrant caravan died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody..."

Nov. 15, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Mary Tuma

FotoATX: Pics and the City
This new arts festival celebrates Austin as seen through the lenses of local photographers
"...time when its streets were filled with Latinos and African-Americans marching for social change. You have contemporary portraits of..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Sept. 9-16
"...BUS RIDERS UNION-ATX MEETING 11am-12:30pm. Austin History Center, 810 Guadalupe. Free. Sunday12..."

Sept. 10, 2010 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, July 9-15
" should close its $30 million budget shortfall. 11:30am-1:30pm. Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St., 974-5678. Saturday11..."

July 10, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Good times for good citizens, May 14-21
"...the East Austin community. 6:30pm, Dolores Catholic Church Family Center, 1111 Montopolis; 9pm, Cafe Mundi, 1704 E. Fifth."

May 15, 2009 News Feature

Council Notes
Toll roads and trash dumps on the council agenda
"...Planning Organization – all stakeholders in CAMPO's proposed, toll road-centered, mobility plan (some holding noticeably more stake than others)...."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Waller, Waller Everywhere
Is Griffith Up Waller Creek Without a Paddle?
"...illustration by Doug Potter I've been saying Waller Creek..."

Jan. 23, 1998 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Rancho Alegre Fights to Be the Cadillac of Conjunto Festivals
The music fest returns the native Texas genre Downtown where it once flourished
"...pulled off a third year in the Red River Cultural District. Traditionally, Degollado could be found at Fiesta Gardens..."

May 3, 2019 Music Feature by César E. López Linares

Austin's Artspace Crisis and Microvenues
Are home art galleries and mini-performance venues the answer to the space crunch?
"...and lethal rent hikes have done to our contemporary cultural venues what the St. Valentine's Day Massacre did to..."

June 22, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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