Raising A Very Creative Child | Austin Film Festival Founder, Barbara Morgan

by Daniel Ramirez on October 20, 2018

As any parent can tell you, it's tough to raise a child from birth to fully-grown. Most parents will explain that they're never done steering, counseling, advising and generally guiding their children, well into adulthood....

Austin Film Festival's Film & Food Fundraiser is at the Driskill October 24th!

Movie Monday | Film & Food Fundraising Party coming to the Driskill

by Daniel Ramirez on October 15, 2018

Normally, we know that it’s “Music Monday.” And, no, despite two weekends at Austin City Limits Music Festival, we’re not all ‘music-ed out.’ It’s just that today, we’re a mere nine days away from the...

October Surprises | ACL Fest Weekend 2

by Daniel Ramirez on October 11, 2018

It’s important, when crafting the ultimate playlist, to follow some rules. Nick Hornby’s “High Fidelity” and its subsequent film (and forthcoming series!) get close to a definitive set. “You gotta kick off with a killer,...

Your Austin City Limits Music Festival Cheat Sheet (Weekend One)

by Daniel Ramirez on October 2, 2018

(Photo Credit: Charles Reagan Hackleman) It is almost time. The stages are set up and the park has been sealed. Supplies are purchased and lineup changes made on the fly. Everything is ready for a...

A Magical Place: Lucius at the Texas Theatre in Dallas

by Daniel Ramirez on September 27, 2018

Just past a line of insurance providers, a few pawn shops, a low-cost optical storefront or two, and more than a few convenience stores – all vibrant with neon-colored window signs in Spanish, vying for...

Weekender: A Native Home at Austin’s Native Bar & Kitchen

by Daniel Ramirez on August 30, 2018

Native Hostel has been the name on nearly everyone’s tongue since SXSW 2018, when the new venue hosted a series of events that showcased just how relevant the east side of I-35 can be to...

Music Monday | The Honest Truth by Langhorne Slim

by Daniel Ramirez on July 9, 2018

It's almost like he should live in Austin, with that lonesome, quietly defiant sound of his. It's almost like the tunes fit every facet of Austin, from the country soul that haunts places like Donn's...

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...

Preview of Bowen MusicFest + an Auction for a Good Cause

by Daniel Ramirez on June 1, 2018

Wade Bowen, a native of Central Texas, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his musical gathering, known as Bowen MusicFest, this coming weekend at McLane Stadium in Waco, TX. Like other music festivals, the lineup...