Some years ago, Barbara Chisholm writes, hipsters clearly informed us that Thai, Indian, Italian even -- anything but a steak house -- was cool. Not a slave to fashion, Austin Land and Cattle Company proudly flew its steak house flag. It was beefy when beefy wasn't cool.
Bill Lundberg is rightly revered among Austin's media arts dwellers for his biting hybrids of conceptual and filmic art forms; when he brings his program to the Hideout Theatre on Saturday, you'll have a chance to see what all the fuss is about.
On the morning of January 24, NY Loves America: The Broadway Tour delivered a Big Apple thank you in the form of a dozen beautifully belted show tunes to a small but appreciative audience in the Texas State Capitol Rotunda.
Carl Hiaasen fans have come to expect novels full of wit and wisdom, bile and brilliance. His latest, Basket Case (Knopf, $25.95), doesn't break any new ground, but it is almost exactly that type of book, reviewer Rick Klaw writes.
Salvage Vanguard Theater loses Dan Dietz as co-Artistic Director, the National Endowments for the Arts loses its new director, and the Rude Mechanicals sell out their Mid-America tour of Lipstick Traces.
It’s five weeks until SXSW season, which kicks off with SXSW Film presenting Peter Bogdanovich and his new film. If that weren’t enough, the Texas Film Hall of Fame will feature Sissy Spacek inducting Terrence Malick, along with presenters and inductees Marcia Gay Harden, Cyd Charisse, Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Dan Rather, Bill Broyles, Bill Wittliff, Jack Valenti, Cheech Marin, and Dennis Hopper.