Summer Fun: It All Stacks Up at Pinstack

by Will Maddox on July 3, 2018

For the average American family, a night out together is usually all about the children. Parents supervise while children run amok, and the adults tough their way through below average food until their children are...

4th of July Fun at Dallas Arboretum

by Kaitlin Street on June 28, 2018

If you’re looking for some family fun this Independence Day, we suggest heading to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Relax on your day off by listening to live blues music enjoying a hot dog...

Young Shakespeare Takes on Hamlet

by Kaitlin Street on June 27, 2018

For the 10th anniversary of Young Shakespeare, Austin Shakespeare's teen company produced “Hamlet,” one Shakespeare’s most famous literary tragedies. The production ran from June 14 to June 24 at the Curtain Theatre, Austin's very own replica of an Elizabethan...

“Holmes & Watson” at Alley Theatre: It’s Elementary

by Julie Bonnin on June 21, 2018

It’s an Alley Theatre tradition to bring light-hearted mystery fare to the stage during the summer months. In previous years, theatergoers have enjoyed Agatha Christie, last year’s hilarious Hitchcock romp, “The 39 Steps,” and this...

This Fantastical Summer Musical Takes You Into the Woods

by K. L. Romo on June 20, 2018

At some point in our lives—blowing out birthday candles, throwing pennies into a fountain, or catching dandelion fuzz—we all make wishes, just in case superstitions hold true. But as adults we also know to be...

Dallas Sees Double: Weezer and Pixies, 6/27 Starplex Pavilion

by Cody Neathery on June 18, 2018

Although sharing the same stage on several occasions, never have two of the most influential rock bands in modern American musical history joined ranks for a blockbuster summer tour. With careers spanning decades, Weezer and...

Making Reel History in Clifton, Texas

by Will Maddox on June 14, 2018

The longest continuously running theater in Texas balances modern technology with a healthy respect for tradition. It’s New Year’s Eve, and a light snow whistles down the sidewalk in front of the Cliftex Theatre as...

#TravelTuesday: Outlaws & Armadillos, When Austin and Nashville Collided

by Judy McDonough on June 12, 2018

Okay, so you didn’t get to Nashville last week for the CMA’s annual Country Music Festival – does that mean Music City isn’t a good destination for a Texan this summer? Actually, the Country Music...

Music Monday | The Evolution of Sarah Sharp

by Daniel Ramirez on June 11, 2018

Hidden beneath the marquee-lit moniker of "Live Music Capital of the World," there is a powerful undercurrent. With so many talented musicians calling the same place home, it's inevitable that, in addition to the singer/songwriters...