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Austin Creatives Come Together For Community

by Leeza Dennis on April 13, 2017

Fun fact, Austin is losing both its artists and its diversity at a worrying rate. This is to be expected, of course, as corporations and the wealthy rush in, and the creatives and people of...

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Up Close And Personal With Arielle LaGuette

by Katy Thorson on April 10, 2017

A tall, blonde woman in a denim sundress stops in front of Café Mueller on the way to her car. She leans to one side to rest, and her gaze, hidden behind sunglasses and a wide...

SXSW Music Recap: Starpower, Surprises and Stellar Memories

by Khrysi Briggs on April 5, 2017

South by Southwest (SXSW) has become increasingly polarizing over the years. Austinites, for the most part, loathe its 10-day intrusion into their daily lives; to out-of-towners, it is a weeklong musical vacation. Attendees crave more...

No Signs Of Life In ‘Ghost In The Shell’

by Hunter Lanier on April 5, 2017

This is the Americanized, fast-food version of "Ghost in the Shell," the popular manga, which later became an influential animated film. Accessibility is prioritized over quality, which means much of the film's running time is spent homogenizing...

Broadway Brings A ‘Beautiful’ Story To Austin

by Kayla Elliott on April 5, 2017

I had the pleasure of getting to see Beautiful: A Carole King Musical as part of the touring Broadway musical series when it came through Austin. Growing up in a household that heavily rotated music...

An Honest Savior – SXSW 2017 In Retrospect

by Daniel Ramirez on April 3, 2017

She’s sitting there, with an ocean of enthusiasm in her eyes. It might all be new to her, but the only place the novelty shows is when she’s off the stage, resting with a glass...

‘Boss Baby’ Brings Childhood Back To Life

by Nick Bailey on April 3, 2017

It’s not often that I go to see kids movies — at least in my opinion. Having three daughters, I held about at least three years before actually watching Frozen. Seriously, I avoid kids movies like...

St. Paul & The Broken Bones Coming To Texas For Three Unforgettable Nights

by Khrysi Briggs on March 27, 2017

If you do yourself just one favor this year, give your soul a gift it won’t forget. For anyone who saw their blazing late afternoon sets at ACL last year, you have just a glimmer...