Star-Studded Gala: Mack, Jack and McConaughey Returns to Austin for 6th Year

by Britni Rachal on April 17, 2018

Matthew McConaughey playing on a bongo with the Dixie Chicks and Jack Ingram singing Miranda Lambert’s popular “Tinman” song. Those are two things you’d have seen if you made it out to this year’s Mack,...

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...

#TravelTuesday: Wildflowers & Blooming Plants Put on a Show at Texas State Parks

by Bebe Brown on April 17, 2018

Texas is the home to more than 5,000 species of wildflowers and recent rains are sure to usher in an explosion of color before the end of the season. More than 90 Texas State Parks...

#FoodieFriday: Bulla Gastrobar, Casual Gastro Luxury

by K. L. Romo on April 13, 2018

OK, I confess. I’m not an adventurous eater. When I saw grilled octopus salad on Bulla Gastrobar’s dinner menu, I admit I was intimidated. I wasn’t sure this tapas restaurant was my style of dining....

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...

#TravelTuesday: Texas Rodeo Road Trip

by Bebe Brown on April 10, 2018

While the larger rodeos in Texas, like Rodeo Austin or the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, are well-known, some stand-out rodeos in smaller towns with years of and history are overlooked. Now’s the time to...

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...