Samba at Zach: A Night in Rio, April 21

by Margaret Richards on April 17, 2018

60 drummers. 40 dancers. One night. The country’s largest samba performance group will be at Austin’s ZACH Theatre April 21 for two shows only. A Night in Rio is going to be electrifying, with more...

Broadway’s Hamilton Hits Houston

by Bebe Brown on April 12, 2018

For those that have been inhabiting a planet other than Earth the last couple of years since “Hamilton” broke the definition of Broadway success, here’s a quick catch-up. (And be sure to scroll down for...

Back by Popular Demand: Book of Mormon Encores in Austin, April 17-22

by Britni Rachal on April 11, 2018

Described as “Heaven on Broadway” by recent critics, The Book of Mormon is set to sweep Broadway Austin once more. A limited number of shows will be performed at Bass Concert Hall. Based on two young...

Celebrating Selena at Fiesta de la Flor

by Alex Temblador on April 9, 2018

She was a Texas star---known as the Queen of Cumbia and the Queen of Tejano Music. She had the first Tejano record that achieved gold status. She successfully crossed over into the mainstream English music...

Oscar-Winning “Shakespeare in Love” Moves to Austin Playhouse Stage

by Julie Tereshchuk on April 5, 2018

Forget the Shakespeare you knew in high school. “Shakespeare in Love” is date night material! A brand new adaptation of the beloved, Oscar-winning film, Shakespeare in Love, comes to life onstage in one of Austin...

Black Fret Looks Beyond $1,000,000 in Grants with 2018 Nominees

by Bebe Brown on April 4, 2018

With over $1,000,000 in grants and payments to Austin musicians in just four years, local nonprofit Black Fret announced its fifth class of nominees during SXSW. The 2018 Black Fret nominees include A Giant Dog,...

SXSW Film – A ‘Ready’ Red Carpet

by Daniel Ramirez on March 29, 2018

The most incredible benchmark for SXSW, in any facet, must surely be that, in 2018, a major movie studio brought a world premiere to the Paramount Theater. In essence, the story was coming home, as...

Austin Music Awards 2018 – Honoring Where The Music Comes From

by Daniel Ramirez on March 27, 2018

It has every type of music imaginable. From roots rock to soul to axe-grinding metal; and it even covers ground from traditional Country and Western to ultra-modern rap. There are speeches on the future of...