I have volunteered for the YWCA Greater Austin for over 5 years. Its mission to eliminate racism and empower women are two of my personal values. Please join me in supporting the programs at the @YWatx that serve women and their families through counseling, teen resiliency classes, professional development and advocacy efforts.
Every dollar donated to the YWCA Greater Austin stays in Austin to empower the lives of women and their families!
February is Black History Month. The depth and breadth of black history is expansive, and continues to coalesce into reality every day, as artistic heights continue to be achieved, continue to be celebrated. The cultural diversity of black history is represented in our salute to Black History Month in select DVD and CD titles.
Intriguing new books for the music fan in your world include Kim Gordon, a founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story of independence. Set against the backdrop of 1960s and 70s soul music, this unforgettable story of racial integration, black power, economic independence, music and musicians traces the rise and fall of the original Stax Records. A new portrait of Lou Reed discusses his controversial lyrics, pioneering garage sound, decades of solo work, ambiguous sexual orientation and enduring influence on generations of musicians. Victor Svorinich presents the first close critical treatment of the album that shook jazz with its electric sound and rock-influenced style.