At age 10, the Long Center opens its doors wider

12:51 pm Feb. 25, 2018

If you lived in Austin during the 1960s and ’70s, you called the oddly shaped domed structure on the shores of Town Lake the Municipal Auditorium.

If you arrived in the 1980s, it was then known

Flipside Austin parties before, during and after SXSW

5:29 pm Feb. 19, 2018

SXSW muscles its way onto Austin’s social calendar in a couple of weeks, but you can wrestle down plenty of other options for parties before, during and after the main event.

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March

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