[Edited] Meet the Organizer Of The East Austin Community Fall Festival on November 3rd

I love to share stories of people in our community who make things happen. They see a need and the next thing you know a festival is born. I wanted to find out about the East Austin Community Festival and how Shametra McGregor is making it come together. Ujima Magazine was able to catch up… Read More [Edited] Meet the Organizer Of The East Austin Community Fall Festival on November 3rd

Rock Your Diaspora!

What’s rocking your Diaspora? Celebrating your culture, rocking your black pride, connecting with others who do it for the culture, in a positive environment, dancing, breaking bread and loving every moment of it. Africa Jamaica 🇯🇲 Trinidad Tobago 🇹🇹 Cuba 🇨🇺  Brazil 🇧🇷 United States 🇺🇸 Columbia France 🇫🇷 Venezuela 🇻🇪 Mexico 🇲🇽 Peru 🇵🇪… Read More Rock Your Diaspora!

Authentically East Food Tour: Are You Ready?

Rose Smith (Coach Smith) birthed the idea of the Authentically East Austin Food Tour as a result of the work and legacy left behind by so many business owners and community advocates of these historic neighborhoods.  Her father-in-law (Charles Smith Sr. – Founder of Blackland Neighborhood Association) was determined to fight the University of Texas’… Read More Authentically East Food Tour: Are You Ready?

WALLER CREEK CONSERVANCY ANNOUNCES CREEK SHOW 2017 PROGRAMMING AND ARTISTS Six Austin-Based Design Teams Light Up the Night November 10-18

Waller Creek Conservancy announces the return of Creek Show taking place November 10-18, 2017. Free and open to the public, explore six luminescent, site-specific art installations along Waller Creek between 5th and 8th Streets, all created by local talent. Celebrate Austin Art Month Friday, November 10, with the public opening of the show including a… Read More WALLER CREEK CONSERVANCY ANNOUNCES CREEK SHOW 2017 PROGRAMMING AND ARTISTS Six Austin-Based Design Teams Light Up the Night November 10-18

Uniting the East Austin Community Through Giving Fourth Annual Free East Austin Community Festival Held Saturday, Nov. 4

What started out as the question, “Why is there tension between long time East Austin neighbors and newcomers?” was born the idea for the East Austin Community Festival. Now in its fourth year, event organizers see the necessity of neighbors coming together and building positive relationships. The festival is free and will be held on… Read More Uniting the East Austin Community Through Giving Fourth Annual Free East Austin Community Festival Held Saturday, Nov. 4

“DIVERSI”-TEA Luncheon and Hat Fashion Show

DIVERSI-TEA!–LUNCH AND LEARN CARVER MUSEUM TEA PARTY AND HAT FASHION SHOW BRING A FRIEND, MAKE NEW FRIENDS, AND WEAR YOUR FAVORITE HAT! The George Washington Carver Museum’s “DIVERSI”-TEA Luncheon and Hat Fashion Show was created to bring together Central Texans from every walk of life, every race, and every culture to have an open, and honest… Read More “DIVERSI”-TEA Luncheon and Hat Fashion Show