Arts & Minds


Eye on Texas: Breaking Bread

by | Thu, May 31, 2018 at 8:12 CST

Tangling with Frank Erwin

By Ronnie Dugger

This is a continuation of Dugger’s piece “The Business of Education,” a review of Kenneth Ashworth’s Horns of A Dilemma. The book chroni...Read More

Youssou N’Dour comes to Central Texas

The Senegelese singer brings a fusion of reggae and African music.

  The African superstar Youssou N’Dour is coming to Austin this Saturday, June 18. Fans of his music know that N’Dour not only performs music from his nati...Read More

The Perverted Village

A poem on the 2011 legislative session by former Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby. Read at the Molly Awards dinner on June 9, 2011.   Sweet Austin, capital of the Lone Star...Read More

Green Terror

An interview with Will Potter, author of "Green is the New Red."

For Will Potter, the subject matter behind Green is the New Red is personal.  While working at the Chicago Tribune, he got a visit from two FBI agents at h...Read More

The Observer does SXSW, part one

Little Joe speaks truth to power and Beautiful Nubian from Lagos, Nigeria

  As I headed out last night to catch Austin’s psych-rock warriors the Black Angels at La Zona Rosa, I decided to take the hike and bike trail across town fr...Read More