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...

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...

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,...

#TravelTuesday | Translating Travel into Hotel Happiness

by Leah Fisher Nyfeler on April 3, 2018

Have you ever fallen for a hotel room? Lusted after furnishings? Wanted to recreate the look and feel of that paradise at home? Hotel aficionados Shelly Leibham and Mark Vornberg have done just that, distilling...

#FoodieFriday: Authentic Italy at Andiamo

by Jennifer Simonson on March 30, 2018

For many of us, Italian food conjures up images of homemade pasta, hand-rolled meatballs and tomato-heavy sauces. Polenta is usually not the first dish that comes to mind. Italian cook and Sommelier PierGiorgio Manna wants...

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...