Music

The Turning Point: Austin’s Nook Turner Jumps Back On It

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It’s clear to anyone who has lived in Austin for the past few years that it is growing and changing, especially Austin’s Eastside.  For a homegrown Austinite, it can almost look foreign in its entirety.  Native Austinite Charles “Nook” Turner saw this change coming for many years prior, and is still doing his part to keep his neighborhood alive.

The Foreign Exchange Unites Austinites

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From the outside, The North Door located on East 5th Street doesn’t look very inviting. Not only does its name sound like a clue from the Underground Railroad, but the unimpressive structure looks more like a jail from an old Western than a music venue.

RIP Legends

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I’ve been trying to understand why certain entertainer’s deaths hurt me so much. Luther Vandross…Gerald Levert…Michael Jackson…Whitney Houston…and now Prince. I think it’s because…