Al Gore picks up Lady Bird Award from LBJ Foundation

11:12 am Apr. 25, 2018

On April 24, the Luci Baines Johnson and Lynda Johnson Robb handed over a blue globe resting in bronze hands to former Vice-President Al Gore as part of the 2018 Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award ceremony in New York City.

Also at the

Mack, Jack and McConaughey rakes in $2.25 million

5:47 pm Apr. 17, 2018

Several Austin giving groups prompt nonprofits to compete head-to-head for bucks, but few stage the “asks” with as much entertainment value and celebrity glamour as Philanthropitch. The annual fast-pitch fest returns

This year’s rock star panel

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

On an Austin party weekend, Fab Five meets Ignite

11:34 am Mar. 27, 2018

I’m late to the Seedling train. This great Austin group has been mentoring the children of incarcerated parents since 1997. They serve as one of the counterparts to Court Appointed Special Advocates, Boys and Girls Clubs, Big Brothers, Big Sisters and, new