The Zilker Tree Lighting is an Austin tradition that has been an annual celebration since 1967 when Mayor Emma Long lit the first tree. This years lighting, on November 26, marks the 53rd time that the tradition has been upheld and celebrated. This is just one of the great ways that the city of Austin brings people together to grow the community. The tree lighting marks the beginning of the holiday season and the opening of Austin’s renowned Trail of Lights on December 9th.
Their story begins almost 40 years in Holland (otherwise known as The Netherlands), when couple Piet and Afra Koeman, equipped with only a spade and a handful of onion seeds, started a horticultural farm. Later after adding several flowers, and of course tulips, they knew just what their passion was. Fast forward to 2011, when […]
New Manifest Theatre Company is an Austin-based collective that is dedicated to reflecting our collective human experiences through inclusive storytelling in contemporary theatre. The following audience data, collected during New Manifest’s production of good friday (sic), reveals the company attracts diverse audiences with diverse interests. -Elisa Regulski New Manifest board member Elisa Regulski interviews the […]