John Graves leads off this set of best Texas books

4:54 pm Mar. 11, 2018

These new Texas books — plus one minor classic — reminds us how much is worth reading about our state in early 2018.

“Myself and Strangers: A Memoir of Apprenticeship.” John Graves. University of Texas Press.

One

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

Five Austin parties we loved so much

8:13 pm Feb. 19, 2018

One can relax during the Feed the Peace Awards for the Nobelity Project at the Four Seasons Austin Hotel. You know why? Because even when the AV system crashes or a stray joke bombs, Turk and Christy Pipkin are going

Mark Updegrove returns to Austin and the LBJ legacy

12:28 pm Dec. 5, 2017

Mark Updegrove, who transformed the LBJ Presidential Library during eight years as its director, is returning to become president and CEO of the LBJ Foundation as of March 1, 2018.

In a dizzying leadership shuffle, current Foundation