February 19, 2017

Celebrate Mardi Gras 2017 in Austin

Arts & Culture
February 6, 2017 0

It’s Mardi Gras time in Austin, so laissez les bons temps rouler! Start things off with local treasure, Austin Samba, which brings 50 performers and special guests to the Stateside Theater for the “Big Easy” […]

City Theatre’s must-see upcoming shows

February 6, 2017 0

Not seeing the play “Crimes of the Heart” is a crime and crying shame in my book!  The City Theatre does a stupendous job at putting on such a brilliant play. The original production was […]

Winter wonders at Paramount Theatre

February 6, 2017 0

The 2017 spring season at Paramount and Stateside Theatres offers several warm February evenings out on the town with a schedule of Texas music giants and national touring favorites. Joe Ely is a true state […]

  • Alamo for All

    People with autism can now enjoy movies without overwhelming their senses

    It’s a rainy Tuesday morning, definitely not a common time to go to the movies. The theater is totally empty 10 minutes before the film starts. Suddenly, a family with a baby arrives. Right behind them, two women with a toddler girl. Once the movie starts, a few more people pop in to complete the audience for the screening of [...]
  • Donald Trump
    Habla Austin

    The resistance against Donald Trump should begin in Texas

    The resistance against Donald Trump and everything he represents should have its headquarters in Texas. We are the largest state in America governed by a Trump-aligned regime. Trump’s government will have the support of the state Capitol as our leaders act to dismantle public education, destroy our social safety net, and tear apart families. There are many of us in Texas who [...]
Mama Sana
In the Spotlight

Mama Sana provides first-hand insight into women of color’s health

by Cat Cardenas in Comunidad 0

Following the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Austin non-profit Mama Sana took to the streets to make the voices of mothers and women of color heard. Founded in 2010, Mama Sana/Vibrant Women works to provide prenatal and postnatal care to women of color. Paula Rojas and other community organizers co-founded the [...]