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

Tasty Authentic Mexico and windy Ice Ball

5:48 pm Sep. 12, 2017

It is good to be reminded that Authentic Mexico started out with food and the people who make it.

From the beginning, this benefit for the

This is, rightly, one of the highlights of the early fall season

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

Tributes rain down on outgoing UT VP Gregory Vincent

4:13 pm Jun. 14, 2017

The community farewell for Gregory Vincent at the AT&T Center was something to behold.

Two University of Texas presidents, Gregory Fenves and Bill Powers, along with Austin Mayor Steve Adler and President and & CEO of the Austin Area Urban League, Teddy McDaniel III, were

Catch up on these Austin parties that passed us by

9:47 am May. 29, 2017

We’ve been been away for a while, but our social spies have passed on some delicious updates from the past few weeks, edited for these pages. More contributed reports to come Tuesday and Wednesday.

From Darlene Fiske:

“The 19th annual