Hats off to James Armstrong Celebration and Building Healthy Futures

5:30 pm Sep. 16, 2017

Clarity. Efficiency. Effectiveness.

The Building Healthy Futures luncheon that benefits AIDS Services of Austin glorifies these virtues.

Start with the simple cards that share the lunch menu at the JW Marriott and the schedule for the hour-long event, inaugurated by Toya Bell, exact to the

Are you ready for a real American Freestyle Bullfight?

10:04 am Sep. 13, 2017

What’s American Freestyle Bullfighting? Austin is about to find out.

Forget the capes and swords of the Spanish tradition. This extreme sport is not unlike what rodeo bullfighters do in the ring to protect bull riders

Jorge Guerra, longtime owner of El Azteca, has died

9:05 pm Aug. 31, 2017

Jorge Guerra, longtime owner of El Azteca restaurant and a fixture on the East Austin scene for decades, has died at home on Thursday afternoon, his grandson, Juan Guerra, has confirmed. He was 85.

The elder

Major Austin benefactor James Armstrong has died

10:13 am Aug. 22, 2017

Much admired Austin philanthropist James Armstrong died on Monday of natural causes. He was 85.

A collector of art, Armstrong gave millions to the arts, social services and other causes. Among his favored beneficiaries were Zach

Best Texas books to read right now

12:51 pm Jul. 22, 2017

Texas birds, Texas musicians, Texas media stars, Texas festivals and a guide to the Texas Capitol stack up on our state shelves this week.

“When the World Stopped to Listen: Van Cliburn’s Cold War Triumph and

Best Texas books to read this month

7:33 pm Jun. 21, 2017

We’ve learned more about the Nueces River, Texas birding, a standout West Texas Congressman, the King Ranch and Texas swimming holes.

“The Nueces River: Rio Escondido.” Margie Crisp with artwork by William B. Montgomery. Texas A&M Press.