10 Shows Not to Miss at Moontower Just for Laughs Austin

by Bebe Brown on March 31, 2022

Check out these insider tips for 10 great can't-miss non-headliner picks — selected by the Moontower Just For Laughs Austin Talent Producer, Colleen McGarr. Formerly the Moontower Comedy Festival, this year the Paramount Theatre’s colossal...

21 Best Holiday Happenings Around Texas

by Julie Tereshchuk on November 23, 2021

As temps cool, pumpkin spice scents the air and Christmas decorations shimmer and shine, it’s time to gather family and friends. The holidays are here! Wherever in Texas you’re celebrating this season, we’ve got 21...

Six Texas Films at Austin Film Festival You Won’t Want to Miss

by Gracie Watt on October 22, 2021

Movie-buffs and cinephiles — it’s time to break out the popcorn and celebrate! Austin Film Festival is here again, and we’re here to introduce you to some films that will be premiering throughout the week—specifically...

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Five Minutes With Kat Edmonson, Musician, Texas Native

by Britni Rachal on February 6, 2020

A timeless voice with deep Austin roots returns to Texas this month. Jazz vocalist Kat Edmonson plays in San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Houston just two weeks after the Feb. 7 release of her new...

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#MusicMonday: Shindig-ing Across Texas

by Julie Tereshchuk on December 9, 2019

Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis, one of country-Americana’s coolest couples, share an undeniable musical chemistry.  And, for the 2019 holiday season, Texans across the state get to celebrate the holidays with the Texan twosome during...

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Young Entrepreneurs Bring Historic Abilene Bright Future

by Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau on November 8, 2019

Strolling the sparkly sidewalks in downtown Abilene, it’s easy to feel the youthful energy. The city’s center has experienced a renaissance in recent years. The galleries, shops, restaurants and watering holes bustle. New construction bangs...

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She Is Back: Kelly Willis and ‘Back Being Blue’

by Greg Lemen on May 30, 2018

Kelly Willis has emerged with her first solo album in 11 years, dubbed ‘Back Being Blue.’ With tracks described by her as “folky-country, ‘60s-era sounding,” this album threads heartache through four cover songs and six...

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Keeping Austin Laughing: The Moontower Comedy Festival

by Jennifer Simonson on May 2, 2018

In a town known for its live music festivals, the Moontower Comedy Festival mixes it up by bringing four days of nonstop comedy to the capitol city. Every April, the festival draws America’s funniest comics...