Incarcerated Mothers Connect with their Children via Women’s Storybook Project

by Madison Diaz on May 9, 2019

Sixteen years ago, Judith Duling spent a pivotal 12 months researching storybook projects. That year’s worth of research around the United States inspired Duling to reach out to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, find...

CineMarfa Film Festival, Focus on Experience

by Lisa Davis on May 1, 2019

Returning for its ninth year, this weekend’s CineMarfa Film Festival brings rarely screened, artist-made cinema to light in Far West Texas. Positioned between the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park, Marfa is a small...

Five Minutes With Patsy Chapman, CEO Nutcracker Market Spring Spectacular

by Lisa Davis on April 9, 2019

The Spring season is bouncing into the Bayou City with Houston Ballet’s first-ever Nutcracker Market Spring Spectacular. The Ballet's Christmas Nutcracker Market is now one of the most anticipated events in Houston. Since beginning in...

Joy & Delight at Austin’s Historic Neill-Cochran House Museum

by Lisa Davis on April 4, 2019

Austin-based artist LuAnn Barrow’s paintings transport viewers into a world both impossible and seemingly only just out of reach. This exquisitely wrought world, that brings both the familiar and the exotic, is on display now...

Five Minutes With CPPP’s Ann Beeson, Advocate for Social Change

by Lisa Davis on January 8, 2019

Ann Beeson is a social justice attorney who is recognized as one of the nation's top lawyers. As a native Texan, Ann Beeson develops innovative strategies that will advance social change in Texas. As the...

Giving Tuesday: Housing a Homeless Austinite Just in Time for the Holidays

by Bebe Brown on November 26, 2018

Central Texas real estate agents are bringing some much-needed holiday cheer in the form of a new house and new way of living to a homeless Austinite. This fall, Carol Dochen, founder of Dochen Realtors, along...

Preview of Bowen MusicFest + an Auction for a Good Cause

by Daniel Ramirez on June 1, 2018

Wade Bowen, a native of Central Texas, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his musical gathering, known as Bowen MusicFest, this coming weekend at McLane Stadium in Waco, TX. Like other music festivals, the lineup...

Star-Studded Gala: Mack, Jack and McConaughey Returns to Austin for 6th Year

by Britni Rachal on April 17, 2018

Matthew McConaughey playing on a bongo with the Dixie Chicks and Jack Ingram singing Miranda Lambert’s popular “Tinman” song. Those are two things you’d have seen if you made it out to this year’s Mack,...

Black Fret Looks Beyond $1,000,000 in Grants with 2018 Nominees

by Bebe Brown on April 4, 2018

With over $1,000,000 in grants and payments to Austin musicians in just four years, local nonprofit Black Fret announced its fifth class of nominees during SXSW. The 2018 Black Fret nominees include A Giant Dog,...