Report: Toasty winter parties in Austin

8:15 pm Feb. 5, 2017

This long week, we learned about child advocates, savored an opera, lingered over a humanities exhibit, mingled at a block party, toasted a nonagenarian and shared an Austin history book with the masses.

CASAblanca for CASA

Devouring the UT Doty Award Dinner

10:40 am Jan. 27, 2017

Last night, I attended a consummate example of an Austin awards ceremony.

It was short at 90 minutes, or two hours if you include the cocktail reception. It included entertainment — a trombone choir and a jazz

The 10 worst Austin parties of 2016

9:43 am Dec. 27, 2016

Whether it’s a backyard barbecue, a glittering gala, a sprawling music festival or an intimate dinner, our city loves a party.

And 2016 gave us plenty of golden chances to meet fellow Austinites and hear their stories.

Yet some of those