August 16, 2017

    A TODO Guide to Austin PRIDE

    On August 26, the Austin PRIDE Parade will sweep through Congress Avenue for its 28th annual march from the Texas State Capitol. The parade––which will feature approximately 150 groups, floats, and performances––is the culmination of a week of festivities and events across the city in celebration of LGBTQ pride. The theme of this year’s event is VIVA!, which organizers at [...]
  • Politics

    Council Member Greg Casar steers Austin’s fight against SB 4

    The legislative session that ended in May brought to light one of the most controversial pieces of legislation in modern state history — Senate Bill 4. Better known as Governor Greg Abbott’s crackdown on “sanctuary cities,” SB 4 is facing widespread resistance from pro-immigrant communities around Texas. At the local level, District 4 Council Member Greg Casar has been a [...]
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    What are “Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs?” Nobody really knows.

    In its professed zeal to protect religious Texans, the state Legislature has included within an increasing number of laws exemptions for those with “sincerely held religious beliefs.” Unfortunately, lawyers remain uncertain about the scope of “religious liberty” that it seemingly protects. One might begin with some practical examples of conduct that are not protected under almost all current readings of [...]

Austin Bat Fest celebrates its 13th year

Arts & Culture
August 3, 2017 0

Austin seems to love bats, which is great, because we have a lot of bats. You can tell because if you happen to pass over the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge on any summer […]

Parade of India at the Texas State Capitol

Arts & Culture
August 3, 2017 0

On Saturday, Aug. 12, the South Asian community in Austin will come together to celebrate the inclusion of their heritage at the historic Texas State Capitol’s south steps. The Parade of India is a festival […]

Indian virtuosos featured on India Fine Arts program

August 3, 2017 0

Hailing as a child prodigy with lineage deeply rooted on both sides, music is in Abhishek Raghuram’s blood. Possessing a combination of virtuosity, aesthetics and intellect, Raghuram has created a new genre in the field of music […]

Genuine Joe Coffeehouse

August 3, 2017 0

The living room is not what this place is called, but it certainly should be. Instead, it’s called Genuine Joe Coffeehouse. Most loyal patrons who visit it daily think of it as their very own […]

In the Spotlight

The Capital City Black Film Festival is shaping Austin’s new film culture [UPDATED]

by Meredith Cox in Film 0

UPDATED, AUSTIN, Texas  –  August 14, 2017 – The Capital City Black Film Festival (CCBFF) today announced the festival (August 17 – 20) has officially been cancelled. Winston G. Williams, executive director of the Capital City Black Film Festival, stated the unfortunate cancellation was due to receiving news today that key sponsorship commitments would not be forthcoming making it impossible to put on the festival this year. “I know this is devastating news coming only a few days before we were supposed to welcome our guests,” Williams said. “I want the [...]

To Do Música

  • Hora Once
    To Do Musica

    To Do Música, August

    “Tango Night with Hora Once Live.” Hora Once is a project of collaborative efforts that began when local [...]
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    To Do Musica

    Brown Sound News

    At eight years old, Mia debuted in December 2015 with her first recording, followed by a music video. [...]