Archive for the ‘Local Events’ Category

Music News: Win a Pass to Los Amigos Invisibles as they Headline “Day of the Dead” Showcase in Austin

By Liz Lopez Austin is host to many events for “Day of the Dead” – Dias de los Muertos – approaching. Among the festivals, food and live music celebrations, the performance-oriented Latin dance band from Venezuela, Los Amigos Inivisibles, who are “heavily indebted to funk and disco (with a dash of acid jazz)” will be […]

Movie News: JIGSAW HALLOWEEN BLOOD DRIVE

MEET THE JIGSAW NURSES & GIVE TILL IT HURTS BLOOD DRIVE Source: Lionsgate JIGSAW IS BRINGING BACK THE ICONIC BLOOD DRIVE TO SAVE MORE LIVES THAN EVER AND WE’RE PARTNERING WITH WE ARE BLOOD, THE SOLE LOCAL SOURCE OF BLOOD FOR A TEN-COUNTY AREA IN CENTRAL TEXAS SINCE 1951.  DONATE BLOOD AT THE DONATION CENTER ON 4300 […]

Movie News/Review: CLAIFF Documentary DOLORES Opens Today at AFS Cinema

By Liz Lopez Rating: A During the Cine las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF) that showcases contemporary films from the US, Canada, Latin America, and the Iberian Peninsula, one of my favorite documentaries of the festival held in Austin was “Dolores” where it had an Austin Premiere. The film about the activist Dolores Huerta was […]

Austin Film Festival 2017: 15th Annual Film & Food Fundraising Party

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Driskill Hotel – 604 Brazos 7PM to 10PM Source: The Austin Film Festival Austin Film Festival is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Film & Food Fundraising Party! Held in the glamorous and historic Driskill Hotel, Film & Food brings together filmmakers, producers, celebrities, and foodies from around the country and the Austin area to […]

Austin Movie News: 20th Anniversary Screening of SELENA

By Liz Lopez Source: Paramount Theater The Paramount Summer Classic Film Series began the latter part of last month featuring some great classic film. This week, there will be a celebration of the 20th Anniversary screening of “Selena” on Tuesday, June 20th. This screening is complete with a “Anything for Selenas” Happy Hour from 6-7PM featuring […]