January 22, 2017

Brown Sound News – January 2017

January 10, 2017 0

Brown Sound News is TODO Austin’s take on what’s happening in Austin Latin music.   Texas Folklife will host the Big Squeeze Accordion Contest for the 11th year. The program supports up-and-coming Texas musicians who […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Day

January 10, 2017 0

MLK Jr. Day Celebration Events, Jan. 12-16 Austin Area Heritage Council honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with an uplifting program highlighting diversity and multiculturalism in the capital city. The schedule includes an oratory […]

  • Culture Alive
    Arts & Culture

    Cultural Arts Division brings opportunities for local artists with diverse backgrounds

    As the New Year begins, the City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Division brings opportunities for artists through its new Culture Alive funding initiative and the 2017 Faces of Austin project. The new Culture Alive program will support a variety of artistic expressions and traditions practiced within diverse ALANA (African American, Latino, Asian, and Native American) communities and/or cultural groups in [...]
  • Hotel Indigo

    Hotel Indigo–home away from home

    This time of year, with the unpredictable weather, as soon as the holidays are over I start feeling like a fish out of water. Being a March babe, I crave my next trip to the beach, but sometimes even closer. Now close your eyes and lend me your ears as I whisk you away to Hotel Indigo on the San [...]
  • India Republic Day
    Arts & Culture

    India Republic Day

    On Saturday Jan. 28, the Indian American Coalition of Texas (IACT) will celebrate the 68th India Republic Day by hosting its fourth annual commemorative banquet. About Republic Day Republic Day, first observed on Jan. 26, 1950, is the day that the Indian Constitution took effect in the newly independent India. IACT’s Republic Day Banquet is open to the public and [...]
Sofar Sounds
In the Spotlight

Sofar Sounds– the ultimate exposure for music fans

by Meredith Cox in Music 0

Sofar Sounds isn’t a secret, but sometimes it kind of feels like one. Sofar, short for “songs from a room,” is a global community-produced, micro-gig series that puts musicians in front of intimate crowds, generally in small or unusual venues (like someone’s living room). What makes it feel surreptitious is [...]