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

Go on a Nature Conservancy adventure during lunch

3:46 pm Mar. 30, 2017

The Nature Conservancy Lunch is one midday repast that I rarely miss.

Folks from worlds of business, government and conservation gather in a big room each year to hear about measurable results around the state from this nonpartisan, science-based advocacy

Soaking up the glamour of the Texas Medal of Arts

2:01 pm Feb. 23, 2017

I could have chilled all night. And still have chilled some more.

These days, I’m looking for the exit earlier and earlier at Austin affairs. Chalk it up to social supersaturation.

Not this night. Or nights, if you include the

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