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Acharya
Hyperviolent Telugu drama wastes its once-in-a-lifetime casting
"...of Dharmasthali and Paadaghattam have a history of a Shangri-la-like peaceful existence; that is, until Basava (Sood) decides to..."

April 29, 2022 Movie Review by Josh Hurtado

Best Steal From the City and Give to the Artisans, Performers, and People
Sherwood Forest Faire
"...moment SFF players open the gates to the McDade Shangri-la some 35 miles east of Austin, proclaiming fealty to..."

May 14, 2021 Best of Austin Feature

Three Pint-Sized Specialty Food Stores Sprout in Austin
Hold me closer tiny grocer
"...(Fox worked at Vespaio for eight years; Leger at Shangri-La for six) wanted to create a community space to..."

April 9, 2021 Food Feature by Andrew Turner

17 Austin Patios for Your Al Fresco Dining & Drinking Enjoyment
Check out these al fresco spots, if you're comfortable
"...party, and hang in a nationally certified butterfly sanctuary? Shangri-La1016 E. Sixth, 512/524-4291 www.shangrilaaustin.com Hours: Mon.-Thu., 4pm-2am; Fri.-Sun., 2pm-2am...."

March 12, 2021 Food Feature by Evan Rodriguez

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...album opener. Among a platter chock-full of ear worms, "Shangri-La," "Nobody's Fool," and recent single "Midnight Sidewalk" imbue an..."

Jan. 1, 2021 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Day Trips & Beyond: Pandemic's Effect on Travel
Out of town closings due to the threat of COVID-19

March 17, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Austin Restaurant Take-Out and Other Food Delivery Options During Coronavirus Quarantine
Support local business while maintaining your social distance
"...Offering takeout from 5pm-10pm from the back patio of Shangri-La. "100% proceeds go toward helping our staff in these..."

March 16, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

New Head at Austin Studios as the Facility Enters a New Era
Martin Jones leads the Austin Film Society-run facility into the next decade
"...go in through the door and there's this epic Shangri-La."..."

Dec. 13, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Cheer Up Charlies Owners Take Over Rio Rita
Tamara Hoover and Maggie Lea plan to re-open the East Austin bar by 2020
"...Grackle, Legendary White Swan, the Liberty, Live Oak Barbe­cue, Shangri-La, and Sputnik. They’ve slowly sold off their interests for..."

Nov. 21, 2019 Food Post by Rachel Rascoe

Bar for Singles
Cheer Up Charlies
"...Finalists: Nickel City, Rain on 4th, Shangri-La, South Austin Beer Garden..."

Nov. 8, 2019 Best of Austin Feature

Once Upon a Time in Austin With Mark Knopfler
Dire Straits deity sells out and serenades the Moody again
"...(Dire Straits’ Brothers in Arms, 1985) “Postcards From Paraguay” (Shangri-La, 2004) “On Every Street” (Dire Straits’ On Every Street,..."

Sept. 9, 2019 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Unofficial Shows & Qmmunity Guide to SXSW
"...MidCoast TakeoverWednesday-Saturday, March 13-16, noon, Shangri-La, 1016 E. Sixth This Midwest-curated showcase returns for year..."

March 15, 2019 Features Feature by Greg Stitt

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
After Us, what else does the film fest have in store?
"...Shangri-La ( Work-in-Progress) D: Morgan Neville, Jeff Malmberg An intimate..."

Jan. 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Late Night Bar Meals at 15 Local Spots
These local midnight snacks are the real deal
"...vegetarian/vegan burgers and tacos. Bac'n Cheeze Burger for life. Shangri-La..."

Aug. 15, 2018 Food Post by R.T. Frank

Headlines
"...rules, and providing tuition-free community college to Texas residents. Shangri-la, here we come!..."

June 29, 2018 News Feature

Bill Murray Plays It Straight – Mostly
Still, you can’t keep Peter Venkman down
"...For an actor known to commandeer the bar at Shangri-la and pass out tequila shots, the performance was surprisingly..."

March 19, 2018 Music Post by Dan Gentile

SXSW Doc Hunts Down the Truth Behind Those Bizarre Bill Murray Encounters
Tommy Avallone investigates the phenomenon in The Bill Murray Stories
"...the bar to serve tequila shots (at Austin's own Shangri-La no less). Filmmaker Tommy Avallone (I Am Santa Claus)..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Dan Gentile

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...Roger Manning, the trio's eponymous 2016 debut crackles with Shangri-Las-meets-Supremes pop pathos. – Greg Beets Gina Chavez..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Local Musicians on Avoiding the Sophomore Slump
Five trending Austin-hatched acts that sidestepped recording’s biggest pitfall
"...I even hear girl groups, the Ronettes or the Shangri-Las, in there. We're not trying to sound like those..."

Aug. 4, 2017 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Gay Place
Lesbian Wedding is high on the list of SXSW closing parties
"...sets. A SXSW unofficial show. Sat., March 18, 5-8pm. Shangri-La, 1016 E. Sixth. Free. www.sirband.com...."

March 17, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

The Gay Place Guide to a Kweer SX 2017
SXSW: Another year queerer
"...SIR – 3pm (inside) and 5pm (outside), Shangri-La, free...."

March 3, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Page Two: Telling Stories, Watching Movies
The real and the known, the unreal and then some
"...Colman, Jane Wyatt, and Edward Everett Horton. They find Shangri-La, then they leave it. When Lost Horizon ended, I..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Column by Louis Black

DVDanger: Last Girl Standing
Austin horror goes beyond the slasher
"...if I would shoot there now. We shot in Shangri-La, and when we were in the pool room, there's..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Wednesday SXSW Picks
"...Sixties girl groups, and Seventies punk rock blend the Shangri-Las, 13th Floor Elevators, Jimmy Clanton, Dusty Springfield, and the..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature

Rare Beer Comes to Banger's, Farm to Feast Debuts
Daily Austin food news
"...and Microplane. The event itself will be held at Shangri-La on March 13, 2-4pm, but email matt@thetakedowns.com now if..."

Feb. 17, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Mark Knopfler Repaves Telegraph Road
Dire Straits driver dusts up Music City southwest
"...Straits, 1978) “Mighty Man” (Tracker, 2015) “Postcards from Paraguay” (Shangri-La, 2004) “Marbletown” (The Ragpicker’s Dream, 2002) “Speedway at Nazareth”..."

Sept. 28, 2015 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Café No Sé Opens, Juliet Celebrates
Today's Austin food news
"...is kind of like Camelot, Xanadu, El Dorado, and Shangri-La in one. The compound features a rick house for..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Shane Cooley
For the Sake of the Song
"...yet features flashes of Sufjan Stevens-like guitar pop ("The Shangri-La"). The 28-year-old local's seventh album proves he's a substantial..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray Is Totally Worthy of Its Subject
Everyone will always believe this
"...behind the bar at Club DeVille, and later at Shangri-la, and started serving up the drinks?..."

Aug. 22, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Why He Fought
New AFS series considers Frank Capra's pre-World War II films
"...novel, which first introduced the concept of the utopian Shangri-La, Lost Horizon presents a rousing mix of adventure, suspense,..."

May 29, 2015 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

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