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One Man Takes on Jack London's Myriad Horrors at FronteraFest
Put a man in a straitjacket, he’s gonna have to escape somehow.

2:55PM Mon. Jan. 21, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Hi, How Are You Day: Wayne Coyne
Married Jan. 5 in Oklahoma and reached halfway to Santa Fe to celebrate his 58th birthday, Wayne Coyne mused about Texan song savant Daniel Johnston. Flaming Lips, Built to Spill, Yo La Tengo, Bob Mould, etc. play Hi, How Are You Day Tuesday at the Moody Theater. Coyne screens his 2008 film Christmas on Mars Wednesday at Beerland with bandmate Steven Drozd.

1:47PM Mon. Jan. 21, Rachel Rascoe Read More | Comment »

Second Wave of Acts Added to Moontower Comedy Festival 2019
Well, Austin fans of Schitt's Creek, if you thought nothing in January could make you happier than the start of the Canadian sitcom's fifth season, try this news on for size: Schitt's Creek is coming to the River City. As part of the 2019 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, the cast will appear live on the Paramount stage.

12:01PM Fri. Jan. 18, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Watch The First Trailer For Rooster Teeth's Gen:LOCK
Since it was first announced over a year ago, we've had glimpses and brief snippets of gen:LOCK, the new animated series from Austin's Rooster Teeth studio. Now, the first full trailer has arrived, and it's filled with the mecha-action we were hoping for.

10:30AM Fri. Jan. 18, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

The Wicked Sounds of Sarah Shook & the Disarmers Comes to Austin
“We weren’t allowed to listen to anything that had any semblance of a strong rhythm,” recalls Sarah Shook of her childhood, a time spent living under a roof where secular music was banned. “My parents just felt like it was sinful or could lead to sinful things.”

11:15AM Thu. Jan. 17, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

SXSW Unloads Fourth Artist List
Following three supersized artist announcements, South by Southwest now shifts to smaller weekly band lists leading up to the music conference, running March 11-17. Australian Captured Tracks signee Gabriella Cohen, ATX rap breakout Quin NFN, and California indie pop group Cayucas add to the talent pool.

10:07AM Thu. Jan. 17, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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An Outside Review of APD’s Handling of Rape Cases?
Resolution won’t come soon for the Austin Police Department and the questions it faces on how it clears sexual assault cases.

6:35PM Wed. Jan. 16, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

Austin-Made Queer Film's Final Fundraising Push
“Three forsaken souls violently collide while drifting through urban purgatory.” If this sounds like the start of an enthralling film you can’t wait to Netflix and Chill to, well you’re in luck. Nate Locklear, the executive producer and director of the Austin-filmed indie flick God Made Man, says 2019 is the year this movie premieres.

2:55PM Wed. Jan. 16, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
Start your SXSW Film Festival planning now: the annual celebration of screens large and small has announced its first wave of movies and shows, with new films from Olivia Wilde, Robert Rodriguez, Christopher Morris, and more.

2:00PM Wed. Jan. 16, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Last-Minute Appeals Aim to Stop First Texas Execution of 2019 Drugs, mental illness, disability factors in 2008 infant murder
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins SXSW Speaker Roster A$AP Rocky, Olivia Wilde, and the Fonz all join conference
South Indian and East Texas Cuisine Come Together at Puli-Ra Chef Deepa Shridhar revamps her model but stays true to her vision
Top 10 Festival Films You Haven't Seen Yet From charming zombies to pompous actors, 10 films to seek in 2019

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