Los Lobos tape fourth ‘Austin City Limits’ episode to air this fall

Two music legends –Austin City Limits and Los Lobos – celebrated 40th Monday evening at ACL Live. A large crowd turned up for the taping despite the unusually cold spring weather, and many were able to warm themselves up quick once the Grammy-award winning band took the stage by dancing. Austin City Limits Producer Terry Lickona kicked off […]

Rose Reyes, a Latino music ally

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Hovering around five feet tall, Rose Reyes may be hard to spot in a crowd, but, if it is a significant music function in Austin, she is sure to be there somewhere. As director of the Austin Music Office in the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau, Reyes is responsible for promoting Austin music within the […]

MexNet speaker series aimed at advancing Hispanic businesses

As part of its mission to promote and advance the growth of the Hispanic business community in Central Texas, the MexNet Alliance will be offering a series of business seminars for entrepreneurs. The 2011 series kicks off with homegrown international speaker and author Keith Cunningham in the Kodolsky Lounge at the Long Center for the […]

Review: Girl in a Coma concert at Red 7

Fans came from as far as San Antonio and “El Valle” (the Rio Grande Valley) to witness Girl in a Coma headline a sold out all-female lineup at Red 7. By the time the band was on stage, my friends and I were able to secure one of the booths along the back wall of […]

HBO documentary examines U.S.-Mexico border fence

After receiving a call from her friend, a visiting professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville, informing her that the fence meant to protect the United States from terrorism, smuggling and illegal immigration was about to be built through the middle of campus, Rory Kennedy was intrigued. He told her how the fence was […]

Visitors Bureau to launch online Austin Music storefront

Visitors to the self-proclaimed Live Music Capital of the World can be a little overwhelmed by the lengthy list of artists that call Austin home. But a new customized microsite developed for the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau, a gateway for tourists to all things Austin, will allow visitors to familiarize themselves with the Austin […]