Archive for the ‘Local Events’ Category

Austin EVENTS: Annual Pecan Street Festival

The Pecan Street Festival, celebrated on 6th Street, is one of the longest running events in Austin. A blend of live music, arts & crafts sales, and carnival activities, this eclectic event offers food, frivolity, and fun! 6th Street is blocked off from Congress to IH35. Bring plenty of sunblock to this pet and kid-friendly […]

Local Film News: FANTASTIC FEST ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST WAVE OF PROGRAMMING WITH A WORLDWIDE EXPLOSION OF GENRE FILM, INCLUDING HIGHLY ANTICIPATED WORLD PREMIERES FROM NETFLIX AND PARAMOUNT

The fourteenth incarnation of Fantastic Fest brings the best in global genre to Austin, TX from September 20 – 27, 2018, featuring the World Premieres of J.J. Abrams-produced OVERLORD and Gareth Evans’ new gothic frightener APOSTLE, as well as Iko Uwais in the highly anticipated THE NIGHT COMES FOR US, and much, much more! Sources: Fantastic […]

Art News: Local Artist Joe Garcia III of History Written in Art to Exhibit in Austin

By Liz Lopez   Sources: Joe Garcia III, Facebook Joe Garcia III (History Written In Art) will be in attendance at an art show tomorrow, Thursday, June 14th from 6pm – 9pm at Little Mexico Restaurant. Explore the exhibit that will be filled with paintings of cultural art, Chicano family art, sugar skulls and a variety of his other […]

Theater News: Most Awarded Musical of 2015 “An American in Paris” to play in Austin May 30 – June 3

By Liz Lopez Source: Broadway Across America, Lexus Broadway in Austin Lexus Broadway in Austin presented by Texas Performing Arts offers “An American In Paris,” the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, at the Bass Concert Hall for a one week engagement starting Wednesday, May 30 through Sunday, June 3rd. […]

Cine Las Americas 2018 News: Film Festival Award Winners

By: Liz Lopez Source: Cine las Americas Cine Las Americas announced the award winners of the 21st annual Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF21), bringing an end to five film and event-filled days celebrating the work of Latinx, Ibero-American, and American Indigenous filmmakers. CLAIFF21 concluded with announcements of the winners, presented by festival director […]