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Austin Movie News: 20th Anniversary Screening of SELENA

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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 […]

Cine Las Americas 20: Recap And Award Winners

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By Mark Saldana Source: CineLasAmericas.org The twentieth annual Cine Las Americas International Film Festival concluded Sunday night (May 8) with a reception, awards ceremony and screening of the film Sueño En Otro Idioma at the Blanton Museum of Art.  After presenting a total of 172 films (both short and feature length) in six different Austin venues, […]

Local Art News: In the Public Eye: New Work by Nathan ”SLOKE” Nordstrom

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By Liz Lopez Austin Community College and the Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery are host to the art exhibition of “In the Public Eye: New Work by Nathan “SLOKE” Nordstrom,” curated by ACC Instructor and Art Historian, Erin Keever. The exhibit remains until Sunday, May 14th. In conjunction with the exhibition, a screening will be […]

Local Film News: Cine Las Americas presents the 20th Annual International Film Festival in May

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By Liz Lopez AUSTIN, Texas – Latino voices continue to seek venues in the capital of Texas for expression, including through non-profit organizations. One of the longest-running cultural events devoted to Latino and Indigenous films and filmmakers, Cine Las Americas, achieves an important benchmark this year, presenting its 20th annual Cine Las Americas International Film […]

Local News: City of Austin Provides the List of Road Closures during the Spring Festival Season

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By Liz Lopez A comprehensive list of road closures in the downtown area for Spring Festival Season 2017, including the South by Southwest Conference and Festivals (SXSW), is now available for viewing and download on austintexas.gov/citystage. Closures will begin as early as 3a.m. Friday, March 10 and remain in effect until 3 a.m. March 20. […]