December 3, 2016
  • Artist Khai  Nguyen (left) traveled from California to attend the opening with his wife (second from left), family friend and AARC Exhibit Specialist Vivian Lin (right). They are posed in front of “Moonlight,” mixed media, by Khai Nguyen.
    Arts & Culture

    Three groundbreaking Vietnamese art and history exhibits now open

    The Asian American Resource Center (AARC) brings together three groundbreaking exhibits, each uniquely pioneering, for a special art exhibit: “Vivid Strokes: Contemporary Paintings from Vietnam,” “Vietnam to Austin: Restoring Community,” and “Vietnamese American Art: Selected Works.” All three exhibits opened in October and will be on display through Friday, Dec. 30. “Vivid Strokes: Contemporary Paintings from Vietnam” showcases 16 recent paintings [...]
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    Texas Conference for Women to host world-class talent for inspiration and empowerment

    The 17th Annual Texas Conference for Women will host thousands of women from across the state for a full day of networking, inspiration, professional development and personal growth on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The one-day conference will feature keynote addresses from Amal Clooney, international human rights lawyer; Abby Wambach, two-time Olympic gold medalist, FIFA Women’s World Cup champion and pay equity advocate; Diane Von Furstenberg, [...]
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    Join Renato Ramirez and TCRP’s efforts to empower Texas communities

    Native Texan Renato Ramirez, South Texas IBC Bank’s chief executive officer, is no stranger to the struggles of the most vulnerable groups in our community. Born in Zapata in 1940, then a small rural town in the Rio Grande border, Ramirez has grown up close to the issues that Tejanos face. Ramirez’s parents owned and ran an automotive shop in [...]

Jewish and Asian American film festivals

November 2, 2016 0

The Austin Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) began in October 2002, by screening its first film at the Alamo Drafthouse. Fourteen years later, AJFF offers the best quality Jewish documentary, drama and short films from around […]

In the Spotlight

The perfect fall trip for true beach lovers

by TODO Austin Staff in Travel 0

Most people are not thinking about taking a trip to the beach in the fall since school has started again. But real beach lovers don’t let certain times of the year interfere with their beach plans. In fact, anytime of the year is a good time for a beach trip [...]