"...Maybe half of the near-breathless hype about the possibilities of virtual reality will prove, in the next couple of years, true. In which case you won't need to be getting your immersive, giant-sized video thrills via some event like this Monkey Town 6 thing that's improving Austin's entertainment options until February 7...."
"...1. AIPP • EAST Public Art Crawl: [image-1] Gather your friends and join the City of Austin’s “public art crawl.” Explore the TEMPO 2016 art installations, plus many others..."
"...Built over the course of a decade, it's far too big to bring to most shows. A humid gig at the Sekrit Theater during South by Southwest 2016 nearly fried the temperamental circuits..."
"...And what this fight will be lacking in Lone Wolf McQuade points, it more than makes up for in the steel-effing-cage department. In addition to the prospect of maybe seeing a dude (God forbid, of course) getting his head totally smashed open on some metal bars, the Art of War’s bringing some recognizable names for Ultimate Fighting Championship fans. Headlining fighter Wes “the Project” Sims is a three-time UFC heavyweight contender and pretty hard to miss, considering he’s 6 feet 10 inches..."
"...So thick and rich you'll be tempted to eat it with a fork -- but use a spoon to get every drop. (6/28-29) --Stephen Moser Brigadoon (1954)..."
"...The first three hours are designated a family festival, then a Grand Procession down Congress Avenue and over to City Hall serves as the bridge to the evening celebration, starting at 7pm and ending at 12mid with fireworks on Town Lake. Admission to outdoor events is free, but to attend indoor events, you need a First Night Austin 2006 Button ($8 if purchased in advance, $10 at the event; children 6 and younger are free)..."
"...The real deal, y'all. David Lynch NEW ORLEANS SOCIAL CLUB6pm, Town Lake Stage @ Auditorium Shores In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, a group of Crescent City musicians dubbed themselves the New Orleans Social Club and celebrated their city's indomitable spirit by recording Sing Me Back Home (Sony BMG)..."
"...Martha GrenonLaughed His 60-Year-Old A-- OffDear Editor,..."
"...70 Short Films Chosen from a Record 6,092 Submissions..."
"..."Surely, if we take these verses that say things so plain and straight," explains daughter Shirley, "and I can put all these words onto a sign and somebody'll read it, then they'll know that we're right about this, and they'll serve God, and they won't go to hell." Jones interviews the pastor and many of his children, including two estranged family members who provide insight into their father's very singular obsession. Most shocking are Jones' interviews with the Phelps grandchildren, who as young as age 6 offer up casually that "fags aren't God's people."..."
"...Produced by the Paper Chase's John Congleton, the group's In the Lines EP (DieDieDiamond) captures their Dischord-style railings. Greg Beets THE GRIS GRIS10pm, Club de Ville It's 1969 and you're hanging out at an SF dive out of your mind on 'ludes..."
"...Nine is like the '60s TV show The Prisoner, starring Patrick McGoohan. He played a British secret agent who abruptly resigns his position..."
"...STEAK NIGHT at a gay bar? That's as American as baseball, hot dogs, apple pie, and Chevrolet. Thursdays, 6-8pm..."
"...Thursdays, 7-8:15pm. Soma Vida, 1210 Rosewood, 628-1580..."
"...... who has a record of supporting anti-immigrant hate groups," several of which will appear at the 2016 Dallas Earth Day event..."
"...Also announced were the 135 short films hand-picked from a staggering 3,306 submissions and overseen by Shorts Programmer Claudette Godfrey. Bold-faced names plucked from the shorts lineup include Ben Steinbauer (Winnebago Man), Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman (Catfish), the Safdie brothers, and Nash Edgerton (The Square)..."
"...August 26, 2008..."
"...I need to clarify something for Carl Swanson ("Postmarks," Jan. 6)..."
"...We would like to offer some feedback to a few of your mentions of Place 4 council candidate Wes Benedict ["The Council We Deserve," News, April 22] as well as to the "Naked City" [News, April 22] item this past week regarding his ethics complaints filed against Betty Dunkerley: In 2002, her total reported contributions were $62,000 more than the total reported expenditures. Where did that $62,000 go? What is she not telling us, and why does she claim it's "not substantive"? She also failed to submit corrections this week, as promised...."