The Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival offers audiences a chance to discover new LGBTQ+ films that most wouldn’t normally be able to catch on the big screen. Ticket holders will have more than 55 short films and over 30 feature films to choose from. This year's aGLIFF occurs September 8-11 at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar.
In the middle of his 100-minute set at a near-capacity Bass Concert Hall on Tuesday night, Steven Tyler decided to poll his audience. “How many of y’all love country?” he asked the middle-aged crowd to spirited applause. “How many of y’all love rock & roll?” This time, he was met with a deafening roar.
When planning its 25th anniversary this year, the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum decided to look inward. Rather than showcasing outside artists in its sunlit gallery space, the museum would focus on its namesake, master sculptor Charles Umlauf, and re-create his studio in it as part of a new interactive exhibit.
It was no secret that Texas Democrats hoped that Hillary Clinton would pick U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro as her running mate. Now there are calls for either him or his twin, Congressman Joaquin Castro, to serve as the new Democratic National Committee chair.
Steve Miller’s extensive interview on the occasion of his show at the Long Center this evening yielded too many career nuggets to share, but not a few well-chosen words on Austin guitar monarch Jimmie Vaughan, who he strongly hinted would guest Tuesday alongside local harp great James Cotton. The Dallas-reared axe wielders teamed in Zilker Park last year.
Just because you're paranoid, that doesn't mean they're not out to get you. That, according to director Karyn Kusama, is a core component of the creeping dread behind psychodrama The Invitation. She said, "For me, it was just about the notion of vigilance."