Arts Scene

For the Love of Art

For Austin art gallery owner Lisa Russell, her job transcends the demanding tasks of managing a gallery. “I feel like I’ve created a museum,” she said in an interview for Sun News Austin. The Russell […]

Film Studies

Computer Chess: The Movie

“This was a very mysterious movie – it just sort of descended from the clouds.” That is director Andrew Bujalski describing his own 2013 film Computer Chess, which was given a special screening at the […]

Presidential Library

Califano: Our Damaged Democracy

“There are no free crumbs in politics,” declared Joseph Califano Jr. at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin. Califano, an adviser on domestic policy to President Lyndon Johnson, was here to discuss the state of […]

Presidential Library

The Last Republicans

Mark Updegrove is best known for his association with Pres. Johnson: he is the President and CEO of the LBJ Foundation here in Austin. This follows an 8-year stint as Director of the LBJ Presidential […]