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

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. […]

SXSW 2017 News: MONDO GALLERY PRESENTS: “HOUSE PARTY 2”

Mondo’s All Originals show returns for South by Southwest  with one-of-a-kind art at fixed $200 price point   Source: Mondo Austin, TX – February 21, 2017 – Mondo Gallery is excited to announce the return of its wildly popular, all originals gallery show during SXSW 2017: “House Party 2.” The exhibition features over 100 pieces of one-of-a-kind, original artwork at a fixed […]

SXSW 2017 News: COMEDY FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES INITIAL 2017 LINEUP

Source: SXSW Austin, Texas – February 21, 2017 – South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) has announced the initial list of SXSW Comedy Festival participants. This year, the SXSW Comedy Festival celebrates its tenth edition. Over the last decade, the festival has hosted hundreds of acclaimed performers, establishing a tradition of […]

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

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 […]