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Organ Great James Polk Works Wonders Outside the Limelight
We speak with Austin’s esteemed multi-instrumentalist and former arranger for Ray Charles
"...bear a sobering universality. One of these gentlemen, Dr. James Polk, Austin's esteemed multi-instrumentalist, world-class organist, and former arranger..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Sister in the Spirit
Praising the Lord with one of Austin's most talented sisters
"...license places a lot higher on most teenagers' priority lists than figuring out their vocational future. Not so with..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Music Feature by David Lynch

Make Your Mama Proud
The Gospel According to Bill "The Mailman" Martin and Chester Baldwin
"...on Sunday mornings. It must evolve while conveying a steadfast message. It must uphold sacred traditions in a world..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Res Publica
Your citizen's calendar, Oct. 9-16

Oct. 10, 2008 News Feature

Junior Franklin 1931-1996
"...and some of gospel music's brightest voices came to St. James Baptist Church Tuesday to honor and remember the..."

Jan. 26, 1996 Music Feature

Events to Celebrate and Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy This MLK Day
An in-car rally, service opportunities, and more events this weekend
"...In lieu of the Austin Area Heritage Council’s annual march and day of service..."

Jan. 15, 2021 News Post by Lilli Hime

Roots, Reckonings, and Resolutions
"..."It's a long story, me and my guitar playing," says Hargrove. "I just..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

Claudia Williams & the Voices of Christ at Praise Tabernacle
" gospel choir. On a recent crescent-mooned Sunday evening, St. James Baptist Church's Minister of Music and her Voices..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Music Review by David Lynch

June 28-July 4
"...For more events this week, see Community Listings. THURSDAY, JUNE 28..."

June 29, 2007 News Feature

June 21-27
"...For more events this week, see Calendar. THURSDAY, JUNE..."

June 22, 2007 News Feature

Public Notice
"...genius event, sure to be one of those classic Austin fundraisers folks talk about for years to come. The..."

Sept. 27, 1996 Column by Kate X Messer

Happy F---ing New Year
" editor, and he until recently part of our distribution staff, I can point you to "Page Two" for..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Music Column

'Play Ball'
Allison Orr finds dance at the diamond, choreographing baseball moves in a tribute to Downs Field
"...If you've ever been awestruck by the wind-up of a pitch or seen grace..."

May 9, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 13-20
"...AISD FORUM: FACILITIES MASTER PLAN How should AISD plan for renovations, building replacements,..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...I do!" – Young Barbara Bush, responding to a question (from College Station) in a live Web chat with..."

July 30, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Pie-o-Neers for Peace
Peace Through Pie initiative going forward one school at a time
"...When we first wrote about art instructor Luanne Stovall's Dream Pie social initiative in connection with..."

Jan. 18, 2013 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Eastside Community Organizations
"...obfuscate the fact that things work differently on the Eastside. Austin may seem incestuous to central-city liberals surprised to..."

July 21, 1995 News Feature

Member Congregations of Austin Interfaith
"...Antioch Baptist..."

July 21, 1995 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Feb. 24-March 3
"...For more details and events, see Community Listings. Thursday24..."

Feb. 25, 2011 News Column

The Fire This Time
String of black church burnings a reminder racism isn’t in the past
"...This summer has been marked with reminders of a not-so-distant past. To date, nine predominantly black churches, in a..."

Aug. 5, 2015 News Post by Kahron Spearman

The Vicar of Victory
"...St. James Episcopal Church, 3701 E. MLK, marks a major..."

Feb. 7, 1997 Column

Celebrate MLK Day With P.I.E.
“Peace Includes Everyone” and everyone could use a treat right now
"...the founder of Peace Through P.I.E. to get the backstory, and find out how to participate this weekend in..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Event Menu
Pies and pints
" •Pie contest and auction at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church (1725 W. 11th), Saturday, Jan. 15, 2-4pm. •Peace..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Street Wise
Steeped in History
"...photograph by Michelle Dapra This may be tasteless talk about a dying woman, but to mince words..."

Sept. 11, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austinites Celebrate MLK Day
"...honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy at the Austin Area Heritage Council's socially distanced MLK Day In-Car Rally..."

Jan. 18, 2021 Photo Gallery

Ain't That Good News
Getting Real Gospel on the Zach Scott Stage
"...praises of its divine ruler, a forceful beat as steady and insistent as wings in flight. There's no other..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips
The world’s smallest catholic church is right here in Warrenton, Texas
"...The world's smallest active Catholic church looks like a tool shed or maybe a children's..."

May 14, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

From Georgetown to Austin, a March to Defend Democracy
Barber, O’Rourke hosting 27-mile trek to force action on voting rights
"...From Georgetown to Austin – 27 miles as the crow flies – is..."

July 27, 2021 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Downtown Churches
"...1. St Martin's Evangelical Lutheran Church..."

Aug. 11, 1995 News Feature

All Times Through Paradise
Introducing Austin's patron saint of musicians, Saint Cecilia
"...look, another cerebral cortex tattoo. Head spinning in civilization's storehouse of original psychedelia, an Austinite privy to the resurrection..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

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