Multitudes flock to Red, Hot and Soul plus Austin Book Awards

11:37 am May. 6, 2018

The flowers. Good heavens, the flowers.

David Kurio‘s cascading floral arrangements filled the eye at every angle during the Red, Hot and Soul gala, staged in the Bobbi Tent at Zach Theatre‘s South Austin complex. The splashy arrays matched the evening’s

Two tip-top Austin parties side-by-side

5:03 pm Jan. 31, 2018

Not often that two tip-top Austin parties take place atop two downtown buildings. Even less often when those buildings rise side-by-side across a narrow alley.

First off was a salute to Capt. Scott Kelly, the retired astronaut

Best Texas books: Start with this J. Frank Dobie bio

5:57 pm Dec. 29, 2017

We’ve revised this series on “Texas Titles.” Instead of blithely summarizing the most recent books published about our state, we are making the selections more carefully. Also, we’re adding some older titles that we think

Best Texas books: Big Bend nature leads off

12:48 pm Oct. 12, 2017

We pause during Austin festival season to read up on nature in a Texas national park, the career of a Texas script doctor, the third part of an Old West trilogy by a Texan, a