October 23, 2017
  • Selena google doodle

    Selena gets a doodle tribute and a special exhibit on Google

    For many people, Selena Quintanilla is still very much alive through her music. If you grew up anywhere in the Southwest in the 90s, there’s no doubt she played a part in your musical intake, and her legacy is still going strong, despite her tragic death at the age of 23.  Now the “Queen of Tejano” also has her own [...]
  • Arts & Culture

    The Complete Austin Guide to Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos)

    It’s a fact: Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a big deal in Austin; in fact, it’s a big deal in most of the US that border Mexico or has a large Mexican immigrant or Mexican ancestry population. New to Texas and never heard of it? That’s what Wikipedia is for. After you’ve learned all about it, [...]
  • Arts & Culture

    Central Market Dia de los Muertos

    Talented dancers, wonderful musicians and extravagant costumes will all be present at the North Lamar Central Market Dia de los Muertos celebration on Saturday, Nov. 4. Every year, Central Market holds their Dia de los Muertos celebration for the Austin community with about 100 dancers and musicians from Austin Samba, the largest Samba group in the U.S. “Our performance at [...]
  • Easterseals Dia de los Muertos

    Easterseals’ Dia de los Muertos Concert

    Join Easterseals Central Texas, the leading organization serving people with disabilities in Central Texas, in their fifth annual Dia De Los Muertos Concert on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Stubb’s BBQ. With outstanding local talent, this year’s concert will be headlined by Grupo Fantasma and will feature performances by the Tiarra Girls and DJ King Louie. In addition to live music [...]
  • 5k run

    Dia de los Muertos 5K Run/Walk

    Come on out to celebrate Día de los Muertos on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the fifth annual morning 5K Run/Walk at Hernandez Elementary on 333 Stagecoach Trail in San Marcos. The race features face painting; photos with event mascots Catrina and Juanito; music by DJ Jesse Cruz/Jammin X-Press; door prizes and multiple chances to win unique trophy prizes. Guests are invited to place their name and [...]
  • Arts & Culture

    Austin Dia de los Muertos & Halloween: Live music and film

    HORROR FILM THEMED DRAG SHOW BY DIE FELICIA Elysium Thursday, Oct. 19 Louisianna Purchase and Zane Zena are returning to their roots for October’s Die Felicia. The show will celebrate the classic films that started our love of horror: universal monsters! Drag Dracula, Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, Creature From the Black Lagoon, Bride of Frankenstein and more. Special guests this [...]

Sound On Sound Fest 2017 Cancelled

October 18, 2017 0

If you had tickets to Sound On Sound Fest this year, you just got a very disappointing email. From Sound on Sound: We are extremely saddened to announce today that Sound On Sound Fest 2017 […]

Higher Education and Dia de los Muertos

Arts & Culture
October 5, 2017 0

Higher education in Austin comes with an annual course in the great civilizations of Mesoamerica, the legacy of Latin culture and the ubiquitous celebration of Dia de los Muertos. At the University of Texas at Austin, Sigma Lambda Beta International […]

Día de los Muertos Class and Party

October 5, 2017 0

Join Austin Metaphysical Academy as we honor our loved ones who passed and learn about the Día de los Muertos tradition on Thursday, Nov. 2, 7-10 p.m. at 14214 Anita Marie Lane in Austin. Traditional […]

Austin Public Library Dia de los Muertos

Arts & Culture
October 5, 2017 0

It’s time for books, stories and fun, with laughing skulls, lively music and mask-making amidst fluttering butterflies. Dia de los Muertos is a time to remember, a time to laugh at death and dance with […]

In the Spotlight

Austin Film Festival

by Meredith Cox in Film 0

The Austin Film Festival, one of the nation’s top film festivals recognizing writers’ and filmmakers’ contributions to film, television and new media, has announced both its opening night film and centerpiece programming film, both major anchors of the well-known festival’s run, which runs in Austin this year from October 26-November 2. This year’s opening night film is “Lady Bird,” the directorial debut by actress Greta Gerwig (“Frances Ha,” “Mistress America”). “Lady Bird” stars Saoirse Ronan (“Brooklyn,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel”) as Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson, a young woman who fights [...]

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