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Michael Graupmann

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Michael Graupmann focuses primarily on arts and entertainment coverage for the city. He is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and plans on staying in this city for a good long while.

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Historical Austin Haunts

Historical Austin Haunts: Austin's best places to soak up some history

By Michael Graupmann

With our start-up culture, progressive food scene and burgeoning arts world, it's sometimes easy to forget that Austin is a town with two centuries of history. So whether you ...


Why I Love Whoopi

Hooray for Whoopi: Living legend takes to the Long Center stage for one night only

By Michael Graupmann

When did you first realize that you loved Whoopi Goldberg? Was it with her brilliant Oscar-nominated (but shockingly snubbed) debut role as Celie in The Color Purple? Or was it ...


Get Zen

Float on: My first experience at Austin’s sensory deprivation studio

By Michael Graupmann

Where’s the most relaxing place you can think of if you needed to unwind? A beach in Tahiti? The vacuum of space? A room of wall-to-wall kittens? What about ...


Good Reads

Write Bloody: Austin's newest indie bookstore makes poetry as approachable as rock and roll

By Michael Graupmann

East Austin resident Derrick Brown is a surprisingly rascally personality to try to pin down. He’s a published poet, an accomplished musician, a variety show host, a book publisher ...


weekend roundup

Waffles, fine arts and pizza: It's a flavor-filled weekend with arts options for every taste

By Michael Graupmann

Howdy, y'all! It's another beautiful weekend in the ATX, and, as always, we've got plenty to do to keep you busy. We love the arts in all ...


Pizza Party

A little Home Slice of heaven: Delicious fun for a good cause at 7th annual Carnival-O-Pizza

By Michael Graupmann

It's that time of year again for the good folks at Austin's favorite NY-style pizza joint, Home Slice Pizza, to host their annual Carnival-O-Pizza: an all-day celebration of ...


The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The Long Center and Cirque Dreams partner on a campaign of goodwill and giving back during the Holidaze

By Michael Graupmann

The Long Center for the Performing Arts announced big plans Tuesday for a major community partnership surrounding the upcoming holiday family show, Cirque Dreams: Holidaze. While it may seem too ...


Election Watch 2012

The final countdown: Where to watch election results on the big night

By Michael Graupmann

In case you're living under an apolitical rock or bad with dates, Tuesday night is the big reveal for which candidate our country elects to be our next president ...


weekend roundup

Top picks for a Fun Fun Fun weekend (even without the festival)

By Michael Graupmann

Auditorium Shores is filled with the sounds of celebration today as the four stages of fun are multiplied times three. Three times the fun we say at Fun Fun Fun ...


Hitch a ride

Heyride launches in Austin, revolutionizing the way you get around town

By Michael Graupmann

What's the hardest part about going downtown on a Friday night in Austin? Nine times out of 10, the answer involves some combination of finding parking and getting home ...


FFF Fest 2012

Funny Fun Fun Fest: Must-see comedians on this year's Yellow Stage

By Michael Graupmann

The inclusion of comedy is one of the characteristics of Fun Fun Fun Fest that sets it apart from the other music festivals that blow through our fair city. Once ...


Excellence in the Arts

Austin Visual Arts Association announces finalists for the 2012 Visual Arts Awards

By Michael Graupmann

The Austin Visual Arts Association has announced the list of finalists for the this year's Austin Visual Arts Awards. Comprised primarily of working artists, gallery owners and private collectors ...


BBQ Developments

Drama at the pit: John Mueller ousted as pitmaster of JMueller BBQ

By Michael Graupmann

LeAnn Mueller, owner of JMueller BBQ, told Eater Austin Wednesday morning that her brother, John Mueller, will no longer be the manager and pitmaster of the highly regarded South First ...


Rock the Vote

Early voting ends on Friday, made easier with new 'mega-voting' site at Highland Mall

By Michael Graupmann

There are one approximately 346 excuses folks might give as to why they forgot to vote on Election Day. Typically, it comes down to apathy, time constraints or downright forgetfulness ...


All Dressed Up

POW! BAM! ZING!: The best costumes from Wizard World Austin Comic Con

By Michael Graupmann

Austin Wizard World Comic Con 2012 delivers on the costume front.


weekend roundup

Top weekend picks: Books, comedy and spooky fun this Halloween warm-up weekend

By Michael Graupmann

The cold weather is finally here! Rejoice! And again, I say, rejoice! It finally feels like the holidays in Central Texas, just in time for the biggest Halloween parties and ...


Arts Matters

MindPOP reveals plan to revitalize AISD through arts integration into K-8 curriculum

By Michael Graupmann

Austin's public schools are about to get a shock of artistic adrenaline thanks to the efforts of Dr. Brent Hasty and his creative arts think tank, MindPOP. On Wednesday ...


Shutting Up

So many ways to say "Don't Talk": Make your own Alamo Drafthouse PSA and win big

By Michael Graupmann

Any true cinephile can agree that rude audience members can ruin an otherwise perfectly good movie-going experience. That's why Alamo Drafthouse founder Tim League established their unrelenting no-talking policy ...


Monster Mash

All dressed up (like a zombie) and nowhere to go? Top picks for the most happening Halloween parties

By Michael Graupmann

Halloween has always my favorite night of the year, and it's been my mission since childhood to get invited to as many Halloween parties as possible. Honestly, I don ...


Theatre in Education

Like a good Neighbor: Pollyanna Theatre Company and The Long Center announce new strategic partnership

By Michael Graupmann

Just in time for the fast-approaching five year anniversary, The Long Center for the Performing Arts announces a brand new formal partnership with one of Austin's most prominent children ...


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