James Beard Foundation to host dinner in Austin

November 9, 2018 by  

As part of its Taste America series, the James Beard Foundation is traveling around the US, planning stops in multiple cities. Later this month, Austin will be one of those cities.

Several programs and [Read more]

Austin artist named among 2019’s Texas Medal of Arts winners

November 8, 2018 by  

Every other year, the Texas Cultural Trust rewards the hard work and dedication of artists working within the state, and the Trust recently announced the first batch of winners of the 2019 Texas Medal of Arts.

Among the recipients are an [Read more]

Winners of Austin-based Kirkus Prizes announced

November 5, 2018 by  

A first-time novelist was among the winners of the 2018 Kirkus Prize, announced at the end of last month.

The award winners, each of [Read more]

Spooky bar crawl comes to Austin

October 5, 2018 by  

Austin residents looking for a scare — and a drink — can now enjoy both at the same time.

Nightly Spirits, a national ghost [Read more]

Lineup for Austin Film Festival announced

October 5, 2018 by  

The stars will descend on Austin when the 25th annual film festival kicks off at the end of the month.

A few of the stars will be [Read more]

Austin area restaurant to turn into a haunted house

October 3, 2018 by  

With the approach of Halloween, plenty of bars and restaurants add a themed meal or drink to their menus, but the Craftsman bar in East Austin plans to go a bit further this Halloween.

In the weeks [Read more]

Authors to descend on Austin for book festival

September 8, 2018 by  

From political historians to sci-fi writers, nearly 300 authors are set to appear in Austin near the end of October.

The lineup for the [Read more]

Austin cultural groups receive grants

September 5, 2018 by  

More than two dozen Austin-based cultural organizations recently received good news.

Bloomberg Philanthropies, a [Read more]

Local brewery opens for lunch in South Austin

September 5, 2018 by  

While there are already plenty of places to find a bite to eat for lunch in Austin, a local brewery has decided it is going to throw its hat into the ring.

Starting in [Read more]

Austin dumps 20,000 rubber ducks into lake

August 11, 2018 by  

Early in the morning on August 4, a giant truck backed up towards the edge of the bridge over Lady Bird Lake. Almost 20,000 rubber ducks tumbled out of the back of the loader truck, falling into the lake below.

The duck dump was [Read more]

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