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  • Sample Texas wines at The Grapevine in Gruene, Texas.
    Gruene Music and Wine Festival this weekend
    So you’re not planning to attend ACL this weekend—but still want something fun to do?Head to historic Gruene, just an hour’s drive from Austin, for the 28th Annual Gruene Music and Wine Festival—a weekend full of Texas wine...
  • C3
    Live Nation seeks stake in C3 Presents
    There’s been recent talk of music monopoly Live Nation Entertainment buying a majority stake in local music promoter C3 Presents. Major publications including the Wall Street Journal and New York Times are reporting the alleged sell out, but...
  • Austin City Limits 2014 music festival opening weekend
    In photos: 2014 Austin City Limits music festival
    The first of two weekends of entertainment at the Austin City Limits music festival came to a successful close on Sunday, October 5. Perfect weather and a strong lineup of musical talent that ran deep drew in excess of 220,000 fans to Zilker Park...
  • Beast and Bell in Disney's Beauty and the Beast
    Broadway in Austin kicks off new season with Beauty and the Beast
    Broadway in Austin will kick off the new 2014/15 Broadway Musical season by bringing the award-winning hit Disney’s Beauty and the Beastto Bass Concert HallOctober 7-12, 2014. Texas Performing Artscommenced this season with a concert by...
  • Yellow Lab
    Texas dog brings home human skull
    An Austin, Texas dog owner woke up to an unsettling surprise Monday morning, September 8. Her yellow lab Carly apparently slipped out of the fence during the night and brought a skull home from her rambles and left it in the yard. Police responded...
  • "The Hive"
    Fantastic Fest 2014 announces third and final wave of programming
    Did you think the 10th anniversary of Fantastic Fest couldn’t get even more fantastic? Well you thought wrong!With just over a week until the festival, Austin's beloved genre film festival Fantastic Fest announced its final wave of film...
  • Great reunion video of Texas dog being returned from McHenry County Illinois
    Great reunion video of Texas dog being returned from McHenry County Illinois
    Last night one very lost dog got her own fairy tale ending in Austin, Texas when she was flown home from McHenry County, Illinois. Philia is a year old Siberian Husky and she disappeared from her Austin home in July. Barely two weeks later she was...
  • Jason Mraz and Raining Jane in Austin
    Jason Mraz performs an acoustic evening with Raining Jane in Austin
    Grammy Award winning singer songwriter Jason Mraz and California quartet Raining Jane performed at Austin’s Bass Concert Hall on September 7, 2014. The three hour concert began withJason MrazintroducingRaining Jane attired in yoga pants, a...
  • High Street Burton Blues
    Just Walden: High Street Barton Blues, Album Review
    Piano Rock can be very divisive. Some bands rely too heavily on soft tinkling of the ivory to replicate emotion, while others make operatic, borderline melodramatic pop. That’s not the case with Austin quartet, Just Walden. Their album, High...
  • Millenials are looking for housing in Texas
    Millenials are looking for housing in Texas
    National prospective home buying Millenials are between the ages of 25-34. According to recent research by the National Association of Realtors®, Texas metro areas, Austin and Dallas, were included in the top ten cities acknowledged for...
  • Earphunk Sweet Nasty
    Earphunk at the Parish September 6 plus EXCLUSIVE interview
    The New Orleans prog-funk band Earphunk is returning to Austin tomorrow for another funky night at the Parish, and this time they’re really bringing the heater set we music junkies are always looking for a fix of.The quintet recently dropped...
  • TCM Guest Programmer: Richard Linklater
    TCM Guest Programmer: Richard Linklater
    Austin-based filmmaker Richard Linklater is this week's Guest Programmer on Turner Classic Movies, as the director of "Slacker," "Dazed and Confused," and "Boyhood" joins host Robert Osborne for four films over...
  • Ivanpah Solar Electric Plant in Calfornia
    Austin, Texas to make big solar energy expansion
    In a sure sign that solar energy’s time may at last be approaching, Austin, Texas has passed a resolution that would mandate that the city obtain 60 percent of its electricity from renewables over the next decade and go carbon free by 2030....
  • ACL 14 latenight
    Just Announced! ACL 2014 Late Night Lineup
    Missing your ticket to this year’s music fest? With three-day passes sold out for both weekends, thank your stars for the just announced official ACL Late Night Lineup.This morning, C3 Presents announced over 30 shows at Austin’s best...
  • Contemplating Waterloo
    Adelbert's Brewery releases new barrel aged beer series
    Austin’s Adelbert’s Brewery has a new release planned; a barrel- aged beer with a complexity unlike many others on the market.This new beer is called Contemplating Waterloo and it’s the first in a series of special release,...