Tag Archives: Austin History

Alice Embree :
METRO | Rev. Bob Breihan (1925-2017) was a courageous fighter for social justice

He opened the Methodist Student Center to an alternative view of the world during a period of tremendous upheaval. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 13, 2017 Listen to Thorne Dreyer‘s hour-long Nov. 29, 2013 Rag Radio … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Rev. Bob Breihan (1925-2017) was a courageous fighter for social justice

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Alice Kresensky Cunningham
(July 14, 1935 – June 23, 2017)

As part of a faith-based social justice ministry, Cris played a sustaining role for many movement activists and groups. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | July 10, 2017 AUSTIN — Cris Cunningham died on June 23, 2017, in … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Alice Kresensky Cunningham
(July 14, 1935 – June 23, 2017)

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | The Rag makes history!

We ‘Celebrate The Rag’ & it’s lasting impact on our city at the Austin History Center, Sunday, Feb. 19. Event: ‘Celebrating the Rag’ What: Discussion, film screening, book signing Who: Editors Thorne Dreyer, Alice Embree, and Richard Croxdale, and film … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | The Rag makes history!

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Celebrating The Rag’
at BookPeople

The editors of the acclaimed new book about Austin’s iconic underground newspaper speak and sign books on Thursday, January 5. UPDATE: The event at BookPeople was a tremendous success, with an enthusiastic overflow crowd. Celebrating The Rag editors Thorne Dreyer, … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Celebrating The Rag’
at BookPeople

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Thomas Zigal :
‘Celebrating The Rag’ is a marvelous compendium that captures the paper’s
unique spirit

This book is a luving homage to quite possibly the best underground newspaper of its era. By Thomas Zigal | The Rag Blog | November 5, 2016 I came to UT-Austin in the fall of 1969 as a transfer student … finish reading Thomas Zigal :
‘Celebrating The Rag’ is a marvelous compendium that captures the paper’s
unique spirit

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Jim Simons :
METRO | Citizen James, Austin’s loss

James Gardner was pure Old Austin, and a quintessential beatnik. By Jim Simons | The Rag Blog | November 1, 2016 AUSTIN — One of Austin’s most distinctive, identifiable, and interesting citizens died a few weeks ago. James Gardner had … finish reading Jim Simons :
METRO | Citizen James, Austin’s loss

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Thorne Dreyer :
METRO EVENT | Gentle Thursday is back!

The legendary ’60s Austin happening returns as part of a 4-day celebration of the original Rag. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | October 12, 2016 Event: Gentle Thursday What: Do-it-yourself happening with outdoor stage Occasion: 50th Anniversary Rag … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
METRO EVENT | Gentle Thursday is back!

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Remembering Frank Erwin and the Waller Creek trees

This feature is in the book ‘Celebrating The Rag’ to be released during festivities, set for Oct. 13-16, honoring Austin’s iconic underground newspaper. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 20, 2016 AUSTIN — The following post, is … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Remembering Frank Erwin and the Waller Creek trees

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Alice Embree :
The murder of George J. Vizard IV

George, a Ragstaffer and leading force in the Austin left, was found dead in the cold locker of an Austin convenience store in 1967. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | July 27, 2016 Rag Blog associate editor Alice … finish reading Alice Embree :
The murder of George J. Vizard IV

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Thorne Dreyer and Alice Embree :
The Rag: 50 years of cutting-edge journalism

A series of public events, October 13-16, 2016, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Austin’s historic Sixties underground newspaper. By Thorne Dreyer and Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | May 9, 2016 AUSTIN — In a public celebration of … finish reading Thorne Dreyer and Alice Embree :
The Rag: 50 years of cutting-edge journalism

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Alice Embree :
Accessing history in the digital age

Three hundred issues of The Rag are now available in a digital format. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | May 8, 2016 Those of us who came of age in the ’60s remember library research as a visit … finish reading Alice Embree :
Accessing history in the digital age

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Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | Documentary film about ‘The Rag,’ Austin’s pioneering underground newspaper, to screen in September

The showing will be followed by an open meeting to start planning a 2016 Rag reunion and celebration. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | August 17, 2015 Event: “The Rag: Austin Underground Press 1966-1977” What: Film showing and … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | Documentary film about ‘The Rag,’ Austin’s pioneering underground newspaper, to screen in September

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