Texas history museum names new director you might know

3:05 pm Aug. 9, 2018

You might already know the newly appointed director of the Bullock Texas State History Museum. That’s because hyper-competent Margaret Koch has already twice served as the museum’s interim director as well as its director of exhibits and deputy

Texas White House at LBJ Ranch closed for now

8:31 am Aug. 3, 2018

The National Park Service announced Friday that it will close the “Texas White House,” once the ranch home of President Lyndon Baines Johnson and his family in Stonewall, as well as the adjacent Pool House, until further notice

Best Austin coffee shops near Airport Boulevard

1:17 pm May. 5, 2018

Airport Boulevard is fast changing into a cultural magnet. Austin Community College anchors a remake of Highland Mall and numerous new hot spots pop up on the boulevard. Yet some of the nearby coffee shops

Grasping Manos de Cristo and Ballet Austin

9:42 am Apr. 10, 2018

The invocation at the Manos de Cristo gala snuck up on me.

My mind wandered a bit — in a good way — during a biblical reading from Luke. Then it closed with a punch: “Truly

Five things to know about the Texas Film Awards

9:40 am Mar. 9, 2018

Preposterously charming Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet — greeted by squeals of joy on the red carpet — were the big draws at the split-screen 2018 Texas Film Awards. Yet there was so much more to observe and savor before,