Held annually, the Austin Powwow has remained one of the largest single-day celebrations in the country. This month, the Great Promise for American Indians conducted the 28th Annual Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival.
For author Thaïs Bass-Moore, syllabuses are not only essential for the classroom, but for life as a black woman. This year, Bass-Moore wrote and published her new book A Syllabus for Black Women: 110 Life Lessons for Sistahs in College
Everything from iridescent, handmade kimonos to a vintage Jack Skellington-like coat and mask can be found in the front yard of the wig and makeup shop Coco Coquettes during the Multi-Vendor Vintage Costume Yard Sale.
University of Texas at Austin’s African Students Organization held its annual showcase, Fest Africa, on Friday, Oct. 18. The event featured a variety of spoken word, dance and music from across the African continent.
Many teenagers would probably be perplexed if their parents approved of their involvement with marijuana. However, Shayda and Sydney Torabi’s mom, Jennifer Torabi, was not only for it, but sparked the idea for the sisters’ successful Austin business, Restart CBD.
In September 2019, Austin lost it’s very own Daniel Johnston, a singer-songwriter and visual artist behind the iconic “Hi, How Are You” mural. At the age of 58, Johnston passed away in his sleep while dealing with health issues close family said.
For most students, college is a time for self-discovery as they enjoy life before needing to commit to a full-time job. Some students, however, see college as the perfect time to cultivate their careers.
Snuggled next to Domino’s Pizza on the corner of Guadalupe Street and Martin Luther King Blvd, Monkies Vintage is a second-hand retail shop that buys and sells a curated collection of old-school fashion finds.
On the sixth day of BIWOC week, event organizers Nikki Lopez and Tasnim Islam dedicated the event to talking about sexual health. The event turned out a full-crowd, as almost 30 people sat on couches and on the floor in attendance.
When thinking of health and self-care, spirituality isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind. This is why the fifth day of the second-annual BIWOC Week was dedicated to discussing the validity of spiritual health.
Storytelling is a gift, and making stories for the big screen is the product of talent, hard work and a lifetime of experiences. “Epilogue” is the story that Radio Television and Film seniors Eboni Ezra Ellinger and Jordan Auzenne chose to tell in a short film for the University of Texas at Austin undergraduate film thesis.
UT Journalism School alumna, entrepreneur, founder and owner of BIRD Bakery, Elizabeth Chambers Hammer spoke to ORANGE staff about the value of good journalism skills, social media, building a brand, and what it’s like to own her dream bakery.
In conjunction with the “Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design” exhibit, the Blanton Museum of Art hosted a panel comprised of artists whose work are featured in the current showcase and artists whose work mirror the themes presented in the exhibition.