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New York Times Bestselling Author Brené Brown to Speak at UT Austin
Limited tickets available to the public for Oct. 29 event
"...Times bestselling author back to her alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin. Tickets for Daring Athletes: Embracing..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Arts Post by Alyssa Quiles

Sometimes Rumble, Sometimes Tumble
Joe Lansdale may be Texas' bloody answer to Mark Twain
"...would become while staying ever close to his East Texas roots...."

June 26, 2009 Books Feature by Joe O'Connell

Postscripts
Irish Eyes of Texas
"...San Marcos resident Roger Boylan will see the publication of his Killoyle, An Irish Farce on Thursday, May 15..."

May 16, 1997 Books Column by Lee Nichols

Longhorns' Million Dollar Bash
Texas beats New Mexico 45-zilch
"...in four years, concludes the Mountain West Conference portion of the Longhorns schedule. Texas paid a million dollars to..."

Sept. 9, 2012 Sports Post by Michael Corcoran

A Pure Solar World: Sun Ra and the Birth of Afrofuturism
A Pure Solar World: Sun Ra and the Birth of Afrofuturism
"...largely successful effort to put into context the tenets of Afrofuturism, a fascination with ancient Egypt, and intergalactic space..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

Homegrown: Austin Music Posters 1967-1982
The formative years of Austin's vaunted live music scene spawned a visual soundtrack
"...Homegrown: Austin Music Posters 1967-1982Edited by Alan Schaefer University of Texas Press, 176 pp., $29.95..."

May 29, 2015 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Huffman Heads Out!
Assistant City Manager Laura Huffman leaves to head Nature Conservancy of Texas
"...Laura Huffman is leaving the city to become director of The Nature Conservancy of Texas. Hers is the second..."

May 1, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Sundance Announces Competition Slate
Austinite Jeff Nichols will compete in Park City
"...weekend is usually cause for joy, but for thousands of filmmakers, it's the annual time of frayed nerves and..."

Dec. 1, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Things They Used to Do
Dick Holland assesses two Texas journalists, Gary Cartwright and Jan Reid, whose new collections of articles possess a cautionary wisdom, the kind you acquire when you court danger and danger provides you with a keen view of what lies beyond.
"...Turn Out the Lights: Chronicles of Texas During the 80s and 90sby Gary Cartwright..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Books Feature by Dick Holland

News/Print
Austin lit news is heating up
"...From a history of Austin to a Hot Sauce Festival book signing, all..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Coffeetable Books
Remembrance of Things Past
"...Great Texas Birdsby John P. O'Neill, edited by Suzanne Winckler..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Taco Journalism Launches Taco Tour
No taco will be left undiscovered
"...If somewhere in Texas, there is a taco to end all tacos –..."

July 15, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Meat and Greet
Texas Book Festival and 'Texas Monthly' to pair writers with barbecue
"...The combination of barbecue and books may seem – on the page, at..."

March 18, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Page Two: A Column Where First We Ramble
Then we let others blow our horn. And with SXSW 2011 only weeks away, there's lots of horn blowing still to come.
"..."I caught this morning morning's minion, kingdom of daylight's dauphin,..."

Feb. 4, 2011 Column by Louis Black

Culinary/Literary
There's a lot to chew on at this year's Texas Book Festival
"...The culinary aspects of the Texas Book Festival evolve from year to year,..."

Oct. 15, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Los Lobos: Dream in Blue
Four decades of that little ol' band from East L.A. in 162 pages
"...electric roots juggernaut that crashed the Hollywood punk scene of the mid-Eighties forms the crux of Chris Morris' insightful..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Music Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Barbecue Crossroads: Notes & Recipes From A Southern Odyssey
Robb Walsh seeks enlightenment on his own barbecue spirit quest
"...folks running the fried pie kitchen next door. An offer of catfish at another shack famous for (but sold..."

April 4, 2013 Food Post by Kenny Pailes

Stirring It Up With Molly Ivins: A Memoir With Recipes
2011 Texas Book Festival cookbook reviews
"...With Molly Ivins: A Memoir With Recipesby Ellen Sweets University of Texas Press, 272 pp., $29.95..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

UCLA Villains Loom in Latest Longhorn Page-Turner
Every chapter a cliffhanger
"...You've heard that sort of bold announcement repeated about the often-baffling University of Texas..."

Sept. 15, 2011 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

New Fest
Why the Texas Book Festival decided to loosen its criteria this year.
"...weeks after the September 11 attacks, the executive committee of the Texas Book Festival had to decide what should..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Day Trips & Beyond: November Travel Roundup
Port A's Harvey recovery, Millican's pecan pie, and fall travel news
"...you, Lord, for the blue skies and bright sunshine of Texas autumn. This is why we live in Texas...."

Nov. 6, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Playback: Armadillo Tales
A review of the best book on Austin’s 1970s music scene since The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock
"...A book can cure the worst case of boredom. I'd know...."

April 7, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

'The Last Supper'
Chainsaws, Slackers, and Spy Kids: 30 Years of Filmmaking in Austin, Texas: an excerpt
"...sixteen-hour days for three weeks, with only one day off from week to week. On Saturday, August 18, they..."

Feb. 26, 2010 Screens Feature by Alison Macor

Borderline Vaudeville
Bill Crawford and Gene Fowler go off-off-off Broadway with Border Radio.
"...That's what this weekend's performances of a new musical, Border Radio: A Nuevo Vaudeville Documentary..."

May 10, 2002 Music Feature by Clay Smith

Bedside Manner: Keeping Up to Date
The search for better cocktail banter
"...need to expand my horizons given that so much of my day-to-day life revolved around food. I felt like..."

June 22, 2016 Arts Post by Brandon Watson

Boyhood: Twelve Years on Film
This photographic record of Richard Linklater's landmark film shows a lot going on before and behind the camera
"...Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater, Cathleen Sutherland, and Matt Lankes University of Texas Press, 200pp., $50..."

Dec. 19, 2014 Arts Feature by Jesse Sublett

Twentieth Century Drifter: The Life of Marty Robbins
A squeaky clean country rep still
"...Twentieth Century Drifter: The Life of Marty Robbinsby Diane Diekman University of Illinois Press, 280..."

June 15, 2012 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

The Facts Were Immaterial
The 'counterintelligence' operations of Hoover's FBI included harassment, vilification, violence – and fake 'underground' newspapers in Bloomington, D.C., and Austin
"...struggle can build a living community within the shell of the dying one." – Letter from the Citizens' Commission..."

June 7, 2013 News Feature by Dale Brumfield

Frank Erwin Center Postpones Shows Indefinitely
Plus an extended spring break and more cancellations
"...have people who do just that. Here's a list of the most recent drop-outs...."

March 12, 2020 News Post by the Editorial Staff

The Loyal Lieutenants
Bush Applies Litmus Test of Allegiance in Choosing Inner Circle
"..."reformer with results." Education, taxes, welfare reform -- none of those things really matter. For George W. Bush, one..."

March 17, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

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