Michael Barnes writes about Austin's people, places, culture and history for the Austin American-Statesman & austin360.com.
Trump judicial nominee: transgender children are part of 'Satan's plan', defended conversion therapy @CNNPolitics cnn.it/2hhVv2t
RT @PulpLibrarian: The Hobbit was first published 80 years ago today! Let's celebrate with some classic covers... https://t.co/cAXaAVPyYS
RT @simongerman600: Gorgeous #map shows where people go #running in #NYC. For more cities see: buff.ly/2w3oJwh https://t.co/C0lH9Q3…
RT @UTAustin: UT now leads Texas public universities in graduation success. @washingtonpost reports: utex.as/2w7q40T by @wpnick #Wh…
We want to spend more time with Shea Little! instagram.com/p/BZRyJNql2dT/
RT @overatx: 155 inches by 22 inches almost 13 ft by 2 ft. Came out great. @VisitAustinTX @AustinChamber @texastourism @omarg @outandabout
155 inches by 22 inches almost 13 ft by 2 ft. Came out great. @VisitAustinTX @AustinChamber @texastourism @omargtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @PaulMBloodgood: @PO_NETWORK review of the Fri. night performance of @BalletAustin prod. of Romeo & Juliet! #romeoatx @AdamBloodgood @ou…
Jim Johnson tells me tale of "Sam the Space Monkey" and his secret life in Austin. #Austin #ATX… instagram.com/p/BZPAtkOFiqn/
Ute Lemper, Storm Large and Seth Rudetsky coming to UT's McCullough Theatre. mystatesman.com/entertainment/…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @outandabout: Hats off to James Armstrong Celebration and Building Healthy Futures society.blog.austin360.com/2017/09/16/hat… @longcenter @zachtheatre @Bal…
RT @umlaufsculpture: Check out this article about our newest addition to the Garden! Thank you @outandabout for the write up. https://t.co/…
Come back to the cabaret at the University of Texas: mystatesman.com/entertainment/… @uttad @FineArtsUT @TXPerfArts_Tix… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @dfiske: Love this by @outandabout - Charles Umlauf eagle flies home to sculpture garden austinfound.blog.statesman.com/2017/09/15/cha… @UmlaufSculpture
RT @thetexasecho: It just got harder to get into the University of Texas at Austin. #texas #austin goo.gl/ZH2ahC
RT @austinshakes: Join the fun #crucbile @longcenter in 3 days! Don't miss it! thx @MyStatesman @statesman @outandabout too! https://t.co…
RT @outandabout: Hats off to James Armstrong Celebration and Building Healthy Futures society.blog.austin360.com/2017/09/16/hat… @longcenter @zachtheatre @Bal…
RT @popp5201: @simongerman600 another map without flags to clarify things https://t.co/gTejMjI0lZ
RT @realmarcalmond: Harvey's impacts ripple out - goo.gl/rrLZ4E https://t.co/4j4TrjxVSF
RT @realmarcalmond: Texas considered for Hyperloop route as Austin team wins SpaceX innovation award - goo.gl/XGoW28 https://t.co…
RT @BigNickKumar: Number of Babies Born in Each Continent in 2050. dlvr.it/PnVSGb https://t.co/YbYavQhd0R
RT @AdamBloodgood: It was great catching up with Michael Barnes this afternoon. #Inspiration @outandabout @statesman #ATX https://t.co/4t1…
RT @business: Xi Jinping has amassed more power than any Chinese leader in decades. How will he use it? bloom.bg/2frzDl3 https://t.c…
RT @funauctiongirl: Thank you for sharing the success and impact of @bigmentoring despite the inclement weather #iceball17. https://t.co/lK…
RT @bigmentoring: Thanks to our friend Michael Barnes @outandabout for the great write up about Ice Ball and the link to our very special m…
PRINT VERSION: Looks like we have a winner in the 1950 Austin cafe puzzle: mystatesman.com/news/looks-lik… @downtownatx… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @jaketapper: RIP Harry Dean Stanton https://t.co/2u5v9khTSx
Charles Umlauf eagle flies home to sculpture garden austinfound.blog.statesman.com/2017/09/15/cha… @umlaufsculpture https://t.co/vTJgLboSFk
RT @atxbookarts: Join us Mon, Oct 2, @whitehorseatx, 6:30-9:30pm, to celebrate our 2nd b-day! Tunes by @CarsonMcHone13! https://t.co/JX7bmy…
RT @TreeHugger: Family's home is two tiny houses connected with a central sun room & deck buff.ly/2x7QqTy https://t.co/2WgG2Awjpk
Surely there is data. Don't know where to find it. twitter.com/ahware/status/…
RT @TheLCP: Online tix for tonight are SOLD OUT! BUT get to the theater early for walk-up tix! 😊 Sat. tix still available at https://t.co/B…
RT @AdamBloodgood: TONIGHT 8 PM @longcenter! Come see @bloodgood as #Romeo with @BalletAustin. . . . . . . . . . . . #romance #love... htt…
RT @simongerman600: #Forest #Map of #Europe. Greener than you might think. Conservation and forest management for the win! https://t.co/dYp…
RT @JFarrarDist148: Reminder: A comprehensive #Harvey Resource Guide from @HoustonTX English: bit.ly/2y1yF5S Spanish: https://t.co…
RT @TheAtlantic: More than a dozen journalists remember their late mentor David Carr and the lessons he imparted, by @mikafrak https://t.co…
RT @chronicle: Can you quantify the output of each academic department, from physics to fine arts? Oklahoma State is trying: https://t.co/H…
Day of food, drink, music and American Freescale Bullfighting for Bulltoberfest. society.blog.austin360.com/2017/09/13/are… https://t.co/PBgMAHseU1
RT @PeasePark: We are thrilled to be bringing internationally acclaimed art to Pease Park! via @outandabout @austin360 | https://t.co/DhyW0…
Are you ready for a real American Freestyle Bullfight?: society.blog.austin360.com/2017/09/13/are… @rodeoaustin @texasrodeo https://t.co/cs2IJ7tJzd
RT @overatx: You look so lovely, Austin. #NationalDayofEncouragement https://t.co/m2uFFJb4oG
RT @HannahWWong1: This would be a prrrretty sweet way 2 spend a day in Austin... twitter.com/outandabout/st…
RT @realmarcalmond: Texas photographer captures photos of abandoned Aquarena Springs in San Marcos goo.gl/o1bjXy https://t.co/rYj…
Tasty Authentic Mexico and windy Ice Ball: society.blog.austin360.com/2017/09/12/tas… @atx_THA @bigmentoring #hispanicalliance #iceball https://t.co/43Uu92rjkS
RT @gstravelli: @outandabout Michael, thank u so much for the write up- I'll come back to Austin anytime. Love that town!!
RT @atxwalks: Seen while putzing about in St. Paul! 🛑 #WalkingSummit @americawalks @smarttrips https://t.co/qj5mXHfZaL
VIDEO ADDED: Help build a cool Patrick Dougherty sculpture in Pease Park: arts.blog.austin360.com/2017/09/12/hel… https://t.co/a86T7jSIuh
RT @fitcityleblanc: Austin Marathon has unveiled a new marathon course, which takes out some of the hills and heads back to the east... htt…
RT @JamesRambin: history reveals that everyone has always been mad, the only thing that's changed is we're all mad online now https://t.co…
RT @PeasePark: Can't wait to bring Patrick and his work to Pease Park! Thanks for sharing, @outandabout! twitter.com/outandabout/st…
Help build a cool Patrick Dougherty sculpture in Pease Park: arts.blog.austin360.com/2017/09/12/hel… @PeasePark https://t.co/rcaZyMb6Pn
Frisky new Austin theater company Filigree debuts arts.blog.austin360.com/2017/09/12/new… @FiligreeTheatre https://t.co/Hhh9v96ZfW
RT @Texas4000: TY so much @outandabout for the great story on #Tribute2017! twitter.com/outandabout/st…
RT @ariauber: ICYMI: Rainey Street's newest hangout, the Alibi, replaces Bar 96. The owners also run @TheGooseAustin together. https://t.co…
RT @BigNickKumar: Sunlight duration in hours per year in Europe and the... dlvr.it/Pm8SHl https://t.co/oZRU91HWAm
RT @RyanAFournier: This is Miami right now. #HurricaneIrma https://t.co/bhVqJ1bmCP
RT @NBCNews: A second crane collapses in Miami and dangles from an unfinished high-rise tower https://t.co/kme8P2VoU5
Love-struck and bewildered in Marfa: What you see is not what you get in West Texas town. mystatesman.com/travel/love-st…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @CNN: Man riding out #HurricaneIrma in Key West: “I have an emotional attachment to Key West… I’m staying… I’d much rather be here” http…
Paying homage to the Big Give and Texas 4000 Tribute Gala society.blog.austin360.com/2017/09/09/pay… @ILH_IGH @Texas4000 https://t.co/Mdnq90XMHU
RT @outandabout: Austin Symphony tries out 15 new selections this season: mystatesman.com/entertainment/… @AustinSymphony @longcenter @FineArtsUT @…
Gabrilell Stravelli has just played Austin, but maybe we can get her to come back. arts.blog.austin360.com/2017/09/06/sin…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @SebastianMurdoc: Miami is a ghost town. #hurricanirma https://t.co/6T3z5k8z0l
What can you find out about the Austin Symphony by looking at more than 100 years worth of programs?… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Austin father and daughter must Harvey relief appeal with five former presidents. society.blog.austin360.com/2017/09/08/aus… @GSDM https://t.co/2znxWbQKkZ
Learned a lot during UT's daylong probe of Schenkkan's "Building the Wall" in Austin. mystatesman.com/entertainment/…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
EVENTS ADDED: Harvey relief benefits among next vital Austin social events: society.blog.austin360.com/2017/09/01/har… #SteelersNation… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
EVIDENCE MOUNTS: We might have a winner in the 1950 Austin cafe mystery: austinfound.blog.statesman.com/2017/09/05/we-… @TexosoTxHistory https://t.co/LhkN3o92d5
RT @inkyamy: Great collection of Harvey animal stories. twitter.com/outandabout/st…
Recently added to Lower South Lamar roundup: Stonehouse Coffee and Bar: society.blog.austin360.com/2016/10/30/tes… @StoneHouseJava https://t.co/Lyip5FutMU
Where to get your antebellum history in Austin: austinfound.blog.statesman.com/2017/09/06/whe… @BriscoeCenter @BullockMuseum @UT_HistDept… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @Wondercide: #HarveyRelief #stories about a #community coming together to help, the #pets they've saved and lives changed along the way.…
It’s been a long time since I’ve heard a jazz or cabaret voice as distinctive as Gabrielle Stravelli's.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @windiewx: #Harvey dogs ... & cats ... & piglets ... & horses ... & slithering things in glass containers ... & gators in living rooms .…
MORE STORIES ADDED: Scenes from Harvey: Austin nonprofits help: society.blog.austin360.com/2017/08/.../sc…... https://t.co/OiTLo2z6uw
RT @Amldotrocks: Join me tonight at the @ONE2ONEBAR for our live broadcast of Van Wilks and @patricepikeband @ 8pm CST- https://t.co/8jqlg1…
RT @TexansforTom: We must break the school to prison pipeline in Texas. We must end the use of private prisons. Criminal Justice reform is…
RT @SylvesterTurner: Debris removal is top priority. We’re working on it. DOCUMENT w/ pictures, then move to the curb. Separate regular tra…
RT @LaurenOnFOX7: Been following this..glad it was figured out! Love seeing old photos of Austin twitter.com/outandabout/st…
More than 10K readers total for these two stories about a 1950s Austin cafe. austinfound.blog.statesman.com/2017/09/05/we-… @VisitAustinTXtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @Independent: Mexican volunteers cross Texas border to help Hurricane Harvey victims despite Donald Trump independent.co.uk/news/world/ame…
RT @AntonioArellano: FEMA is expected to run out of money by Friday: m.chron.com/technology/bus… https://t.co/GlUFVqRe8A
RT @TimInHonolulu: If #IrmaHurricane comes ashore as Cat 5, remember you must evacuate. Here is Homestead Fl after Cat. 5 Andrew. Roads to…
We might have a winner in the 1950 Austin cafe mystery: austinfound.blog.statesman.com/2017/09/05/we-… @DowntownATXInfo @austintowers… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @VirtualCapitol: In Austin, ‘dreamers’ disappointed but determined after DACA rescinded atxne.ws/2w3Tht4
RT @playbill: BREAKING: Victor Garber to join @HelloDollyBway as Horace Vandergelde bit.ly/Bernadette-Pet… https://t.co/ou39PJxeL8
RT @thehill: GOP senator on Dreamers: We don't hold children responsible for their parents' actions hill.cm/ewA0UqD https://t.co/rk…
RT @USCCB: Dreamers, you inspire us. #DACA https://t.co/E6DhzgUUXw
RT @Austin_CP: UT Chancellor Bill McRaven calls on Congress to protect ‘dreamers’ DACA atxne.ws/2w3lZKg
RT @JackieSekiguchi: H-E-B could have packed up and went home a week ago after receiving their kudos. They're in it for the long haul 👏🏼👏🏼👏…
RT @historyinmoment: Outer coffin of Queen Merytamun photograph by Harry Burton 1929 https://t.co/H5eoCVlJAW
RT @KaiserFamFound: #Medicaid was the primary payer for 62% of certified nursing facility residents —about 832,000 people— in 2015 https://…
 
 
 
 
 
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