Music

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

by

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

by

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

by

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…

Kim Waters: Sax in the City

by

Celebrating 25 years in the smooth jazz industry, the release of his 20th CD and his upcoming show at One World Theatre, jazz master Kim Waters sat down with soulciti to talk about his recent relocation to Round Rock

Moustapha Bangoura

by

Guinean Moustapha Bangoura trained for 22 years with Les Ballets Africains, the world’s first African dance company and the national dance ensemble of Guinea. He teaches more than 60 traditional dances and is an official cultural ambassador for his country.