Seeing Dazed and Confused is basically a rite of passage. This is one of those films that Austinites enjoy since it was filmed in Austin. Even though I wasn’t an Austinite when it was filmed 20 years ago, I still recognize many of the famous Austin scenes. The moontown party was filmed at West
It’s that time of year again, the annual Orange and White Scrimmage. This year is little different that previous years at it will be our first chance to see new head coach Charlie Strong in action. There will be a fan fest with gates opening at 11. Bevo, Texas Cheer and Texas Pom will be
You better get to taking your annual bluebonnet photo before the season is over. I’d make it a point to try and take some photos this weekend. There are several spots around town that I enjoy but this one is my favorite. The hill is covered with patches of bluebonnets with downtown in the distance. I
Doing something nice for someone else has never been so easy. KIND Bar is doing a promotion where they will take someone FREE flower and KIND bars via a bike messenger. If you sign someone up and they cannot be reached or are not home when the delivery is made they’ll leave the KIND bars
It’s prime outdoor movie weather! Sunset Super Cinema at Whole Foods has its last movie in their series tonight, Willie Wonka and The Chocolate Factory. Whole Foods partnered again this year with Alamo Drafthouse and their Rolling Roadshow to bring their giant inflatable screen to the rooftop plaza on Friday nights! It’s such fun was to
The 21st season of Unplugged at the Grove kicks off this evening! This weekly free music series under the shaded tree at Shady Grove has become a staple of Austin summers. Tonight What Made Milwaukee Famous will kick off the season! As always, these shows are free, they have $3.50 Ziegenbock drafts, good food and
It’s spring in Austin and that means it’s officially the season of free live music. Just yesterday, KGSR announced their 2014 schedule for Unplugged at the Grove, you can see it here: http://365thingsaustin.com/2014/04/01/unplugged-grove-line-2014/. KOKE FM also has a free concert series Wednesday nights this April at Nutty Brown Café. They are kicking things off with
KGSR has released their line up for this season’s Unplugged at The Grove. It’s a pretty great line-up. april 10 WHAT MADE MILWAUKEE FAMOUS april 17 DIRTY RIVER BOYS april 24 TBD may 1 CAROLYN WONDERLAND may 8 CHARLIE MARS may 15 THE UNLIKELY CANDIDATES may 22 BOB SCHNEIDER may 29 QUAKER CITY NIGHT HAWKS
It’s that time of year again! Sunset Super Cinema is back at Whole Foods downtown. Whole Foods has partnered again this year with Alamo Drafthouse and their Rolling Roadshow to bring their giant inflatable screen to the rooftop plaza on Friday nights! Bring a chair, blanket, picnic or snack and watch a movie under the stars.
The University Co-Op is hosting an art-focused event this afternoon that is free and open to the public. There will be a DJ, giveaways and several vendors conducting interactive art demonstrations. Some of the demos include: Sanctuary Screen Printing doing onsite screen printing and giving away free t-shirts while supplies last. One of the aspects
Of the countless adventures I find myself on any given week, volunteering with Outreach Afterschool is definitely one of the most rewarding. About six months ago I was looking to get involved with a program to help with kids, and I came across Outreach. Outreach Afterschool is an organization that supports at-risk children in
Opening Day for the Round Rock Express is only 12 days away, and they’re kicking off the celebration early today with their Annual Fan Fest. They have an entire day of activities planned at the ball park. Some of the events include a scavenger hunt, behind-the-scenes tours, The Mustang Owners Club of Austin Car Show,
This rainy last Saturday of SX feels like rain on your wedding day. I must admit, motivating myself to get up and go brave the SX lines is not going to be an easy task today. Several people have been asking me what SX by activities are good for kids. First, I would say avoid
First and foremost, if before you get into your daily SX routine you have time to go donate blood, do that. http://365thingsaustin.com/2014/03/13/donate-blood/ We are full swing into the SX fun. For those that don’t have badges that means trying to find places that you can get in sans a wristband and enjoy some live music.
I am still processing the news of last night’s tragic accident. My thoughts are with those families. For those that want to enjoy SX but skip the downtown scene I’d recommend South By San Jose. Hotel San Jose is one of my favorite spots in town as they make a mean cocktail and have a