In a few weeks, tens of thousands of music fans will fill the lawn of Zilker Park in downtown Austin for this year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival. The expanded, internationally known music festival will take place on October 4-6, 2013 and October 11-13, 2013. However, the lineup will remain the same for both [...]
This year’s Austin PRIDE Festival presented by the Austin Gay & Lesbian Pride Foundation at Fiesta Gardens was a blast! Tickets were available at the Festival Gates for $20 and all proceeds benefited local nonprofit organizations, including allgo, The Care Communities, Project Transitions and Transgender Education Network of Texas. Austin’s PRIDE is always based [...]
The second annual Smarter Spaces Tour was a hit! There were six extremely well planned homes, all under 2500 square feet, with many surprises on the tour this year.
My first stop was a home inspired by and built around a historic, 100-year-old Pecan tree, on Canterbury Street. Architect [...]
“Music is the lifeblood of Austin and the musicians carry that legacy forward for us every day, often at low pay and with no benefits. I am proud to give back to our musicians, and HAAM is that lifeline that gives us all the chance to participate and say thank you,” said Shelley Meyer, [...]
(Photo Credit: Andrew Dorer)
CASA of Travis County made a splash at their CASABlanca Gala this year when they raised almost 300,000 for their mission with the live and silent auctions alone, including an anonymous donor who agreed to match the night’s fund-a-need up to 100,000. Now it is time for their annual [...]
Come one, come all for I Live Here, I Give Here’s The Big Give Under The Big Top! On September 27, this event will honor the best in philanthropy.
Besides honoring Austin’s best, this event will feature music from the White Ghost Shivers, circus entertainers, carnival-style games, a silent auction, and [...]
The 2013-2014 Ballet Austin season opens with Shakespeare’s classic, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” We talked to Choreographer Stephen Mills to get his thoughts on the season opener and upcoming season.
Q. Last season opened with another Shakespeare play, The Taming of the Shrew. What made you decide to follow suit and open this season [...]
(Photo Credit: Komen Austin)
Come celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Komen Austin Race for the Cure at the Project Pink Fashion Show on September 21. Bring your girl friends to what promises to be a runway show like no other.
Designers from the University of Texas at Austin, The Art [...]
Early image of the band (Photo Credit: Asleep at the Wheel)
Forty years of touring dance halls across the country is sure to produce some grand escapades and spectacular stories. From humble beginnings in Paw Paw, West Virginia to nine Grammy Awards, Asleep at the Wheel has kept rolling along doing what they [...]
Photo Credit: John Anderson
This was my first year at The Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival and I admit I felt and tasted the summer and sauce heat. It was a steamy Austin afternoon at 96 degrees, and Fiesta Gardens was packed!
When I arrived, of course, I realized that I forgot to [...]