Since 1972, Meals on Wheels and More has been delivering hot, nutritious meals to the elderly, disabled and home-bound in the greater Austin area. As one of the largest meal delivery organizations in the state, Meals on Wheels and More distributes 4,000 meals to 3,100 clients each business day, including 300 low-income students through [...]
In a cabaret-style performance, Austin’s most well-known and influential musicians collaborated with the city’s most talented female vocalists for Femmes for SIMS: Night of the Chanteuse, a celebration of Austin’s women in music. The darkness and seduction of the event transformed the historic Scottish Rite Theater into a social lounge featuring Austin songstresses Jazz [...]
The room was full of energy and excitement as guests eagerly awaited the show to start. This year’s 6th annual Dancing with the Stars Austin began with a moving introduction as each dancing team said a word about the Center for Child Protection and why he/she felt driven to be a part of this [...]
This past weekend, boughs of holly, crimson ribbons, and golden jingle bells filled a very merry Sunday morning for hundreds of runners. On December 2, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) hosted the annual Jingle Bell 5K run/walk at The Domain. Over 500 registered runners participated in the mission to end drunk driving, and that [...]
“The Santaland Diaries” is a fun, whimsical holiday show that really gets the audience in the seasonal mood. The show, based on author David Sedaris’ comedic book of the same name, begins with a few holiday songs performed by Jill Blackwood. These songs are not your classic Christmas tunes–they are written in Sedaris’ voice, [...]
“Billy Elliot the Musical” comes to Austin (Photo Credit: keyetv.com)
Gender roles play a bigger part in our everyday lives than we may think. Children are often taught that boys should play with trucks, and girls with dolls; boys should wear blue, and girls pink; boys should pursue sports, and girls dance. Of [...]
Participating in a run to give back to the community before the holidays isn’t unusual in Austin, but to make it an evening run on a trail of lights is magical and spectacular (and also one of the city’s favorite holiday traditions). On Friday, December 7, 2012, join the fun to both stay in [...]
After touring in more than 45 countries and more than 220 cities, Cirque du Soleil’s Saltimbanco will complete its U.S. tour at the Cedar Park Center this month. These final performances will be at the Cedar Park Center from December 12 to December 16.
(Photo Credit: Olivier Samson Arcand)
Saltimbanco’s Artistic Director Neelanthi [...]
“By the time Grace* was 14 years old, her father had been raping her for several years. Soon after this trauma began, she started to have delusions. The visions she saw and the things she heard terrorized her. Her bedroom, in which the abuse occurred and where she continued to sleep each night, the [...]
Certain things are just better during the holiday seasons- the sparkly clothes, the abundance of peppermint mochas and the party appetizers! Several area restaurants are introducing a seasonal cocktail or two this month to up the holiday fever even more. All of the cocktails will be available until late December.
Miracle on 1st [...]