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Local Art Event: NATHAN “SLOKE ONE” NORDSTROM EXHIBIT “ANOTHER SIDE” OPENS FEBRUARY 4TH

By Liz Lopez The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC) is presenting selected works by Nathan “Sloke One” Nordstrom in the exhibit titles, “Another Side”, that spans his 27 years as an artist. The exhibit will focus on Sloke’s abstract and graffiti art on canvas alongside photographs of his work and the United […]

Local News: ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE HONORS CARRIE FISHER WITH A LIGHTSABER VIGIL

Carrie Fisher lightsaber vigil at The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Austin, Texas. / Photo by www.hlkfotos.com

Source: The Alamo Drafthouse Photos by Heather Kennedy Last night Austin Star Wars fans and fans of recently departed actress Carrie Fisher congregated outside of the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar for a lightsaber vigil to the Princess who captured the hearts of so many.  Attendees were encouraged to dress as their favorite Star Wars characters […]

Fantastic Fest 2016: THE FANTASTIC FEST AWARDS

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Source: Fantastic Fest Austin, TX – Friday, September 30, 2016 – Fantastic Fest is pleased to announce this year’s Fantastic Fest Award winners. It has been an outstanding year for features & shorts, making the job of honoring a select crop all the more difficult, but our esteemed team of jurors have done the nearly impossible […]

Fantastic Fest 2016: OVER THE HUMP REPORT

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By Mark Saldana Photos by Mark Saldana As Monday comes to an end and Tuesday begins, some Fantastic Festers might be feeling the lack of sleep right about now. I know I am feeling slightly fatigued, but with so much to do and so little time to do it, it is rather difficult not to […]

Austin Local Events: MONDOCON 2016 PROGRAMMING LINEUP ANNOUNCED

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Source: Mondo Austin, TX – September, 20 2016 – Mondo is excited to unveil the lineup of panels, screenings, live music and of course food trucks for MondoCon 2016! MondoCon 2016 will take place October 22nd and 23rd in Austin, TX at AFS Cinema and Holiday Inn Midtown Conference Center. MondoCon is a celebration of artists, collectibles, film and music all […]