“A Sunday Affair” May 27th Sunday Memorial Day Weekend

This year’s Austin Wine & Music Festival (AWMF) Award will feature winning Texas Wineries including Flat Creek Estate, Driftwood Estate Winery, Stone House Winery, Spicewood Vineyards, Dry Comal Creek, Pillar Bluff Vineyards, Wimberley Valley Winery, and Duchman Family Winery under the gorgeous pavilion at Driftwood Estate Winery for, “A Sunday Affair”, on May 27th from […]

East Austin band students play Stubbs with their Music Pro Mentors

On May 20th, performances on the Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater will feature East Austin music students in grades 6–12 who have spent the last several months receiving individual instruction from some of Austin’s finest professional musicians through Anthropos Arts. Anthropos Arts’ music-education programs, now in their 13th year, pair students from Title I schools in […]

CASA recognizes Rep. Dukes for leadership

State Representative Dawnna Dukes presented Huston-Tillotson University President Dr. Larry Earvin a check for $20,000 during the 13th Annual African American Community Heritage Festival. The previous record amount of $15,000 was donated in 2010. “With this year’s donation, we have now given over $100,000 to the University over the past 13 years,” said Rep. Dukes. […]

2012 Clear Your Clutter Day recap

As a result of this year’s Austin Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) clear your clutter day event and the 445 cars that dropped off items at Bethany United Methodist Church in support of Get Organized Month, several nonprofits received needed items. Austin Groups for the Elderly received 30 items including wheelchairs […]

Local gallery owner and community activist may face closure

Community activist, author and entrepreneur Joyce Adejumo has spent a lifetime helping the community. After establishing Mitchie’s Gallery, she opened the gallery doors for an extensive list of programs including weekly children activities such as science and math tutoring, art workshops, sign language with story time, monthly family friendly poetry, a Co-Dependent No More-Women Support […]

Go BOSH Conference 2011

On October 21st, 2011, innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors will be in attendance at this year’s Go BOSH Conference 2011 at the UT Longhorn Stadium Event Center Belmont Hall, Centennial Ballroom. Organized by Minority Start-Up Association of Texas, the day long event is designed to facilitate knowledge sharing, relationship building and deal making amongst Central Texas […]

Sultry Sade brings tour to Austin

The Frank Erwin Center has announced Sade will perform September 7. “Directed by longtime collaborator Sophie Muller, and with production and lighting design by Baz Halpin, the tour is groundbreaking from a visual perspective,” the Frank Erwin website boasts. “With a 23’ x 52’ high resolution LED screen behind the band, and enormous projection screens […]

“Aspire To Be Me” Talent Showcase

On July 16th the African American Men and Boys Harvest Foundation (AAMBHF) hosts their second annual “Aspire to Be Me” fundraiser at Stateside at the Paramount , an “American Idol, Urban style” talent showcase. Native Austinite and rising star from Necessary Roughness, True Blood, and Desperate Housewives, Mehcad Brooks will host the evening and be […]

Recycling pays off as reality show wraps

The Solid Waste Services Department’s reality-based show, ‘Dare to Go Zero’ recently aired its final episode. The featured families competed in challenges over a five-week period to learn how to reduce the waste they generate. As part of the Department’s Zero Waste Strategic Plan to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills by 20 percent […]

Adding color to your home

Tired of coming home to the same color pallet?  How about adding some dramatic color combinations into your space?  “Black, red and gold. Aqua blue and light orange,” Ariana Anderson, Owner/Designer at Interior Devotion (http://www.interiordevotion.com/), explains about dramatic color, combinations that work well, and one of her favorite colors. “I LOVE using almost any shade […]


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