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SXSW Music Live: Richard Barone Presents Greenwich Village in the Sixties
Soft Boys, Youngbloods, Moby Grape, Brian Jones’ grandson, etc.
"...documented their place of origin since minstrelsy was invented. Florida native Richard Barone moved to the Big Apple in..."

March 18, 2017 SXSW Post by Jim Caligiuri

Swanson Insists Moore Registered to Vote in Two States, the Equal of What Happened in Florida in 2002, Plus (I Think) if You're Against the War You Champion Every Word Michael Moore Utters
"...I'll go see it. By the way, liberal hero Richard Clarke himself is claiming Moore is lying in his..."

July 2, 2004 Postmarks

Creative Capital?
In the City of Ideas, the people with ideas are dancing with day jobs.
"...one big happy creative group. That's what Carnegie-Mellon economist Richard Florida does in The Rise of the Creative Class,..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Michael Erard

Austin @ Large: How Weird Is That?
Austin's new recipe for economic vitality collides with the reigning quality-of-life agenda
"...and Betty Dunkerley and heavily influenced by Carnegie-Mellon professor Richard Florida, who has anointed Austin a mecca of the..."

Nov. 29, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Richard Florida "answers his critics" – but misunderstands the question
"...new issue of the magazine The Next American City, Richard Florida, the author of the bestselling book The Rise..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Michael Erard

Point Austin: Desegregating Austin
New report on economic inequality should galvanize action
"...– Richard Florida and Charlotta Mellan­der, "Segregated City: The Geography of..."

Feb. 27, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Anthony Orum on Austin
"In Austin, a city of changes, a book like Anthony Orum's Power, Money & the People: The Making of Modern Austin, is always relevant," writes Michael Erard. "It's the only urban history of Austin, tracing the early decisions that fixed the city's economy, politics, and sense of itself. Unfortunately, the book's availability has been spotty -- until late 2002, when an Oregon press, Wipf and Stock, reissued it."
"...his book, because he knows Austin history better than Richard Florida does. In Florida's 2002 bestseller, The Rise of..."

May 23, 2003 Books Feature by Michael Erard

Culture Cash
Austin's artists and arts groups are working hard to survive the economic downturn, and now more than ever it's essential for the city that they do.
"...For a City of Ideas, as the disciples of Richard Florida like to think of Austin, these creatures of..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin's Creative Clash
Austin's arts funding process leaves much to be desired -- and consulted.
"...now is here only in spirit -- Pittsburgh professor Richard Florida, whose christening of Austin as a mecca of..."

Oct. 4, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Hockenyos Gets Creative ... Again
Austin should embrace its identity as a cultural mecca
"...Even before economist Richard Florida anointed us as the second-most-creative place in the..."

March 30, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Wild Things
The film is a fun, sexy never-ending game of double-cross.
"...Neve Campbell, Kevin Bacon, Matt Dillon, Theresa Russell, Denise Richards, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Robert Wagner, Bill Murray and Carrie Snodgress...."

March 27, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Capitol Chronicle
Liberals blame Ralph Nader for Al Gore's defeat; media frenzy at the Governor's Mansion
"...couple of weeks before the election, and after the Florida stalemate, it has become conventional wisdom among prog publications..."

Nov. 24, 2000 News Column by Michael King

The Perfect Storm
"...that mercilessly hammered away at the Eastern seaboard from Florida to its epicenter off Gloucester, Massachusetts. If you've read..."

June 30, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

After a Fashion
See where Austin ranks in a national list of most creative cities and then wonder why Dallas also made the list once you find out that the cheesy reality TV show Cheaters is based there …
"...cities in the country. Based on a study by Richard Florida, a professor of regional economic development at Carnegie..."

June 14, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Borders Backs Out
A setback for Sixth + Lamar, a victory for keeping Austin weird
"...(Schlosser's image-building included sponsoring the appearance of creative-class guru Richard Florida at the South by Southwest Interactive Conference last..."

April 25, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Articulations
The National Endowment for the Arts played Santa Claus last week, dropping federal funding in the stockings of arts organizations, and even went so far as "comin' to town" to do it, announcing $26 million in grants, including $287,000 to 14 local artists and arts organizations, from here in Austin.
"...here in Austin. Consider it yet more fallout from Richard Florida and his crowning of the "creative class." In..."

Dec. 27, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Public Notice: Affordability & Economic Segregation
(Plus some fun stuff at the end)
"...putting the RECA spin on a recent study from Richard Florida and the Martin Prosperity Institute (www.martin prosperity.org), tabbing Austin..."

May 5, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Arts and the Economy
A new study shows that Austin's cultural sector contributes over $2.2 billion to the local economy and is responsible for close to 44,000 permanent jobs
"...still further. (It's the "creative class" argument popularized by Richard Florida, who's quoted more than once in TXP's report.)..."

April 14, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...Mayor Kirk Watson is teaming up with his pal Richard Florida -- the Pittsburgh professor who created the "creative..."

March 21, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Sunshine State
"...John Sayles. Starring: Miguel Ferrer, Jane Alexander, Alan King, Richard Edson, Gordon Clapp, Bill Cobbs, Mary Steenburgen, James McDaniel,..."

Aug. 2, 2002 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Liveblogging the Lege Part Three
"...the previous entries below, if you will. Thanks to Richard for blogging in my absence. So for those of..."

Jan. 9, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Nuclear Freeze for Amazon?
Council members throughout the country reject HQ2
"...a nationwide petition, initiated on Change.org by urban theorist Richard Florida, for a "mutual non-aggression pact" by the cities,..."

March 9, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Exiled From Main Street
Can Austin's stock of affordable housing keep pace with high-speed growth?
"...hand, he says, Au­stin has become "the manifestation of Richard Florida's The Rise of the Creative Class," the book..."

June 28, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Culture Connectors
The 2013 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...That message may not stop the presses in this post-Richard Florida era, but in 1993, when Michael Barnes started..."

May 31, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Res Publica
"...UPSIDE OF DOWNTOWN Richard Florida, author of The Rise of the Creative Class:..."

Nov. 12, 2010 News Feature

My Breakfast With Marc
Getting to know the city manager
"...are you currently reading? Rise of the Creative Class, Richard Florida..."

Feb. 18, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Liveblogging the Lege Part Two
"...name and signature though. Still, I don't put a Florida-style fiasco outta reach here. "A group of House has-beens"..."

Jan. 9, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Artful Presents
Local gift suggestions from the Art Elf Prize Patrol
"...of the season in this creative-class capital. (Man, if Richard Florida gets wind of this, our civic rep is..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

What We Learned
What is the state of the arts in America and where does Austin fit in the mix?
"...heard so much about Austin through Austin City Limits, Richard Florida's writings, and the buzz Austin has across the..."

June 24, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Austin's chain store vs. local business battle is economic and political.
"...campaign season; that's what's behind the whole "creative class" Richard Florida trip. Austin is different, and we like it..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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