Category Archives: Austin

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar 2018 — Weekend 2

One great thing about the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar — it’s never too late for last-minute shopping. Well, almost never too late — the Bazaar is open daily 11am to 10pm, including Christmas Eve. A good thing, too — for years, … Continue reading

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Home with the Armadillo for the Holidays!

It’s the first weekend of the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar 2018. Y’all oughta go — ‘cuz I can’t and boy, do I miss it. It’s like a reunion of old friends rather than just family, with plenty of arts & crafts, … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Deal After the Dillo — and a Promise

It’s Eddie’s fault, of course. Another Eddie Wilson scheme that he sandwiched in-between his days founding & helming the Armadillo World Headquarters and reviving Kenneth Threadgill’s closed beer joint on N. Lamar. Writing in his marvelous memoir, Armadillo World Headquarters … Continue reading

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Passing of Old Austin, Lamentation #836

Austin is and always has been about change. That means a constant revitalization through the annual influx of new university students, and more recently, wave upon wave of young professionals, tech entrepreneurs, and creative people of all stripes. Unfortunately, of … Continue reading

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Onward Through the Blog…

a doodle for my 400th post from Buller’s Back Porch…

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“The Great Beyond Near” — Songs of Will T. Massey

for Glynda Cox “One of the greatest moms of the Austin arts scene has died,” her 2008 Austin Chronicle obituary said. With partner Peg Miller, she ran the Chicago House, a coffeehouse-performance space known for hosting up & rising Austin … Continue reading

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“Slow Study” — Lyrics of Will T. Massey

Second in an intermittent series of posts featuring the lyrics of Will T. Massey.  Having started with a song from his most recent release, The Weathering, I figured to jump back to the title track to one of his earliest … Continue reading

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