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Beat the heat with frozen treats: Austin Ice Cream Festival takes place Aug. 12

Hot August heat waves got you down? Entertaining your kids on summer vacation got you feeling delirious? There’s soon to be an event the whole family can enjoy, all while enjoying some cold … more

'Suburbicon': what you see is not always what you get

It's the perfect town. Everyone's grass is meticulously maintained. Crime is virtually nonexistent. A friendly wave to all the neighbors is an everyday occurrence. The new film Suburbicon from director George Clooney focuses on this community that shares its name. more

SXSW Interactive

Old. This single word comes to mind when I trek the streets of downtown Austin this year for SXSW. Seriously, things just seem farther away, but except for one film, I have enjoyed every thing I have done so far and these positive experiences drive … more

'Thor' Rocks: Another absolute good time from Marvel

I really have come to enjoy a good superhero movie. Gone are the days of plotless action films that make you regret the time you spent, especially given the increased run times in the genre. I'm so happy to say the new film Thor: Ragnarok is well worth every minute you spend with it. more

Katt Williams bringing Great America Tour to Austin

Legendary stand-up comedian and actor Katt Williams stops at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park on August 5th. more

Chris Evans, McKenna Grace shine in "Gifted"

Coming out of Hollywood, Gifted seems refreshingly original, with limited transparency and an engaging story. Gifted, is the story of a 7-year-old math prodigy, Mary, living with her protective uncle and the bitter grandmother, who wants the child … more

6 must-see acts at ACL this year

Do you find yourself looking at the ACL lineup’s long hodgepodge of names and bands and wondering who you’re going to see this year? more

This Week's TV Best Bets

The Toy Box, Season Premiere! In its second season, the toy-inventor competition welcomes a new rotating panel of five kid judges per episode, featuring … more

Perhaps "The Mummy" should remain in its coffin

Whether it's called “The Mummy,” “Mission Mummy” or “Mummy Impossible Mummy,” Tom Cruise's latest film is nothing more than a rehash of stunts and silly storytelling with the bankable … more

Roger Waters sets Texas dates for US+THEM tour

Due to overwhelming demand, Roger Waters has added a San Antonio date to his Us + Them tour on Saturday, July 1 at AT&T Center. The 54-show tour will feature songs from Pink Floyd’s greatest albums … more

Meek Mill and Yo Gotti

Multi-platinum rap artists Meek Mill and Yo Gotti join forces for the Against All Odds Tour, an epic 21-city summer run produced by Live Nation, including a tour stop at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park on … more

Elizabeth Smart reclaims her truth in Lifetime biopic

Why didn't she run? Why didn't she scream? Why didn't she tell puzzled bystanders or suspicious cops that she was, indeed, Elizabeth Smart?  more

Sea of Clouds: Q&A with Deer Tick

We got a moment to talk with O’Neil about the band, the new album and their upcoming show at Mohawk, Saturday, Nov. 18.

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Friendship Saves the Day in "My Little Pony: The Movie"

Filled with adventure, fun and song, “My Little Pony: The Movie” reminds all of us that in the end, the magic of friendship can change the world … more

Coker takes on SXSW Edu

My first day out at SXSW Edu, I attended a couple of workshops, which I will write about at more length, but on Tuesday, I attend the education Expo, where top universities, local schools – public, charter and private showcase their "goods." The … more

Film related to beloved sci-fi franchise will delight audiences; special effects in particular stun

For generations, fans have flocked to theatres to see the Star Wars films played out in impressive, visually magnificent sci-fi fashion. Nothing can surpass seeing something spectacular for the very first time – the Grand Canyon, the Eiffel Tower, … more

‘Gladys Ormphby’ settled down in Texas

Drab, handbag-wielding TV character Gladys Ormphby never met a celebrity she didn’t feel compelled to smack senseless at the slightest provocation. Short in both statue and patience, the feisty diminutive spinster’s victims,  such as Dean … more

Incubus performs with Jimmy Eat World

California-based rockers Incubus brought their 8 Tour to the Austin area on Saturday night, featuring special guests Jimmy Eat World and Judah the Lion. The bands performed at the Austin 360 … more

"20th Century Women" relevant today

Many things delineate a generation – years, decades, the culture and the people. “20th Century Women” manages to perfectly depict a period in the past, all the while making its themes feel 21st century relevant. Starring Annette Bening in an … more

Is it 3 am yet? Matchbox Twenty 'pushes' tour into Austin on September 29

Multi-platinum selling band Matchbox Twenty just added new solo dates in the U.S. this fall with Matt Nathanson, which includes a stop at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park on Friday, September 29th, presented by Live Nation. This year celebrates the … more
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