March 24, 2017
  • Arts & Culture

    Mondo Gallery honors Star Wars’ 40th

    Mondo Gallery first show of 2017, “Mondo x Acme Archives Present: SWxMM,” features celebrated artist Mike Mitchell‘s brand new character portraits of some of the most beloved heroes and villains in the Star Wars universe. Rebel scum, scruffy nerf herders, Sith Lords, golden rods, laser brains, and more will be on display with Mitchell’s dignified and iconic portrait treatment. In addition [...]
  • SXSW Music

    Tour the world without traveling at SXSW

    What Austinites usually associate with SXSW is the music component. Whether you’re a badge holder, wristband-wearer, or free party-goer, there is always plenty of music throughout the whole of SXSW. The SXSW Music Festival is one of the largest and most influential global music industry events of the year, so it’s appropriate that it happens in the Live Music Capital [...]
  • ICE raids

    ICE raids affecting local Texas communities

    Since Immigration and Customs Enforcement embarked on a series of raids in early February, attorney George Lobb’s phone has been ringing off the hook. The raids incited panic within the immigrant community around Austin, as many feared that anyone could be taken and deported as opposed to the high-risk offenders who are usually targets of these ICE raids. “It was [...]

Austin Urban Music Festival

March 7, 2017 0

This year marks the 12th annual Austin Urban Music Festival. From its original inception in 2006, the festival came from an Austin quality of life initiative for African Americans. In fact, it was the city’s […]

City of Austin works to identify new spaces for creatives

Arts & Culture
March 7, 2017 0

The City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Division, part of the Economic Development Department, will partner with Philadelphia-based Partners for Sacred Places and local non-profit Austin Creative Alliance on an initiative geared towards addressing the City’s lack […]

Immigrants deserve justice and dignity, too

Habla Austin
March 7, 2017 0

We believe in the God-given dignity of every human person. Every person — no matter who they are or where they are from –– is a child of God. Whether they are refugees trying to […]

UT Longhorn Mariachi Camp seeks community support

Arts & Culture
March 5, 2017 0

The summer of 2013 marked the establishment of the first annual Longhorn Mariachi Camp at The University of Texas at Austin’s Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music. This was also the first time the college had reached out to […]

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In the Spotlight

Art City Austin

by TODO Austin Staff in Arts & Culture 0

Art City Austin, a three-day art fair and festival, will return for its 67th annual event Friday, Mar. 31- Sunday, Apr. 2 at the Palmer Event Center. This historic event is a celebrated combination of street art and contemporary art from local and national artists maintaining its designation of Austin’s annual art event of the year. The community is invited to come enjoy the work of 125 individual artists from across the country, plus an art fair inside the exhibition hall that will welcome 20 galleries throughout Texas. The Art City Austin [...]