I still can’t believe it’s already August. What’s more unbelievable is that tax-free weekend is this weekend, which means school will be starting soon. Then it will be Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Soon we’ll be ringing in another year. I hope the rest of the year doesn’t go by that fast.
Last week, Alamo Drafthouse held their Leander ISD Educational Excellence Foundation benefit screening series, which included a special Quote-Along version of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. This followed showings of Hook and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, all in support of LEEF.
Hook (Photo Credit: LEEF events)
Lauren Bingham, LISD community services director, [...]
State Farm presents Baseball 101 for Ladies with Ruth Ryan, wife of Hall-of-Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan, on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at The Dell Diamond. The event starts at 6 p.m. with a welcome reception, complete with drinks and appetizers, followed by a women-of-baseball guest panel. Ryan will be accompanied on the panel by [...]
Happy August Austin! It’s hard to believe it’s already August. As the new month begins, it’s time to enjoy the last few weeks before school starts up again. One of the best things about it is that there is always something fun going on in Austin. From colorful shows to movies at the [...]
I was so excited that one of my all-time favorite Broadway musicals, A Chorus Line, was coming to Austin at the Long Center. The Pulitzer Prize winning show, which first came out on Broadway in 1975, is about a group of musical actors trying out to join the ‘chorus line’ of a Broadway show. [...]
When planning an overnight stay at Travaasa, my friend and I decided to leave first thing the morning of our overnight and get on the road to fully enjoy the entire day at the resort. So after an easy check in, our first stop was breakfast at Jean’s Kitchen, adorably named for one of [...]
(Photo Credit: The Long Center)
A Chorus Line
One of the longest-running Broadway shows ever, A Chorus Line, will debut at the Long Center this week. The musical is centered around 17 Broadway dancers auditioning for a spot on the chorus line of a musical. It focuses on [...]
The Alamo Drafthouse continues to expand into more cities and has become known across the country. However, this Austin gem has not turned its back on its roots and continues to improve things at home as well. The Alamo on South Lamar is in the midst of a major renovation which will be unveiled [...]
Few things are as deeply intertwined with summertime as block parties and white linen. Celebrate both of these seasonal staples at the upcoming White Linen Night hosted by 2nd Street District. On the first Saturday evening of August, the stretch of 2nd Street between Colorado Street and San Antonio Street will be filled with [...]
“Memorial Day, May 31, 2011 was one of the tamest holiday weekends I have ever celebrated in my adulthood. It seemed like the smallest moment in time, it happened so quickly, but it detrimentally changed my life forever.”
Daniel Curtis turned a tragedy into a miracle by deciding to pay it forward and [...]