Interview With Austin’s Rochelle Rae Of Rae Cosmetics

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There are many household names in Austin. Being a city that loves keeping it local, it’s no surprise the ladies of Austin turn local for their makeup as well, and that is where Rochelle Rae comes in.

Besides being a renowned makeup-artist, Rochelle is an Austin entrepreneur in every sense of the word. She [...]

Book Of Mormon Musical Coming To Austin

First National Tour Company, The Book of Mormon (Photo Credit: Joan Marcus)

“Book of Mormon” exploded onto the public scene in 2011 and gained even more popularity when it won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone of South Park fame, many have commented on the satiric humor. Now the show is touring across America, with an all star cast [...]

ART On 5th Gallery In Austin

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I have to admit that ART on 5th Gallery is one of my favorite Austin art galleries. Especially since they feature artwork by a much loved childhood famed artist and author, Dr. Seuss. When I was a little girl, I read “Green Eggs and Ham” and “The Cat in the Hat” on a weekly [...]

Interview With Teen Singer/Songwriter And Do-Gooder Grace London

Grace London performing at the 2012 Old Settlers Festival. (Photo Credit: Grace London)

Grace London is one of nearly 150 acts to perform at this year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival. The 13-year-old’s name appears on the lineup alongside Depeche Mode, The Cure, MUSE, Kings of Leon, Atoms For Peace, Lionel Richie and many more. It’s quite an accomplishment for such a young artist.

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Austin City Limits Music Festival 2013: Beyond The Music

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Each year, thousands of people from all over the world come to Austin for the ACL Music Festival. As my fellow writer, Amanda Ivarra pointed out, this year the festival will take place over two weekends. Besides the music on the stages, there is so much going on during the festival.

Here [...]

Recap: Ballet Austin’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Couple in the performance (Photo Credit: Ballet Ausitin)

Couple in the performance (Photo Credit: Ballet Austin)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Ballet Austin was a fantastic afternoon adventure into the beautiful and mystical woods of Athens. The plot follows mischievous Puck who plants a love-inducing flower on Lysander instead of Demetrius, who is betrothed to Hermia. But, Hermia is in love [...]

It Gets Better: Musical To Provide Hope For Gay Youth Affected By Bullying And Harassment

The It Gets Better movement started with a simple video uploaded by Terry Miller and Dan Savage to inspire and provide hope for youth affected by bullying and harassment.  (Photo Credit: chicagoreader.com)

It all began with a video. A YouTube video that offered a message of courage, strength and hope to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth. Dan Savage and his husband Terry Miller uploaded the video to show that although hardships and troubling times arise and youth may endure bullying and mistreatment, that it’s okay [...]

Austin’s Forklift Danceworks Presents PowerUp

(Photo Credit: Forklift Dance)

(Photo Credit: Forklift Danceworks)

September 21 and 22 mark the days of PowerUp, a performance of employees and machinery of Austin Energy, located on the grounds of the Travis County Expo Center and Austin’s Decker Power Plant. PowerUP will feature over 40 linemen and electrical technicians, bucket trucks, cranes, field trucks and a [...]

Les Miserables At Zach’s Topfer Theatre In Austin

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The “Les Miserables” movie version amazed last year as hordes went out to discover (or re-discover) the story of Jean Valjean and his daughter Cosette. Of course, other top characters such a Fantine, Eponine and Marius also delighted fans. But this film is based on a musical that predates Anne Hathaway‘s Oscar winning performance. [...]

Rogue Rescue Run To Benefit Texas Humane Heroes

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Texas Humane Heroes is teaming up with Rogue Running for the Rogue Rescue Run 5K, as well as a Dog Jog 5K and Kids’ K. The shelter’s two locations both aid in its mission of finding forever families for the homeless dogs and cats who enter its gates. They serve all [...]

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