Roosevelt Weeks, the director of the Austin Public Library, sees the 23-branch system not as a group of facilities, but as a resource that reaches into the community to help people make positive changes in their lives.
Have you ever felt like your community and cultural norms are misunderstood? There is an organization in Austin called MEASURE established to advocate on behalf of the feelings of the misunderstood and misrepresented in your community.
You haven’t heard of Littig, Texas. You have no idea it even exists. And that’s a shame, because the little town of Littig, and the people who live there, are the kinds of human curiosities that make Austin at its weirdest seem boring.
Zell Miller, III, one one of Austin’s most prolific artists, presents Oh Snap!… My Alien Children are Trying to Kill Me, the final play in his trilogy about the real life joys, challenges and discoveries of raising black children.
Twenty-Six : Poetic Affirmations for Women is a creative book project by artist Akaimi Davis, and it is on track to be an inspirational must-have piece for anyone struggling with self-acceptance and self-love.
In the heart of the city, you can hear the rhythmic sounds of Haitian music playing and smell the aroma of authentic, gourmet food cooking as you wait excitedly for your order at Kreyòl Korner, Austin’s first Haitian food truck.