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Hanging Around Austin
It makes sense that studies of humanity, death and beauty are on the menu this month, what with the vivid forces of life in Austin crawling out from under the ...
Hollywood Masterpiece
An endless number of details define the film Gone with The Wind: the jaw-dropping emerald curtain dress, Mammy's sinfully red petticoat, the sun violently setting in the sprawling verdant ...
Live Forever
While we have no shortage of great murals in Austin, the Dia de Los Muertos-themed piece on Fifth Street at Congress Avenue is particularly special. As you meander down the ...
Horror Revival
On Monday, Stephen King announced that in anticipation of his latest novel, Revival, he will embark on a one-week tour this fall. The tour, which kicks off in New York ...
Museum Madness
Something that often — and unfairly — gets overlooked about Austin is our plethora of museums and galleries. From the world class Blanton Museum of Art to the lesser known "Bugs, Bones ...
Music in Nature
Editor's note: CultureMap is proud to present the latest installment in our partnership with KLRU's documentary series Arts in Context. This unique series celebrates stories about the arts ...
Hanging Around Austin
Isn't it great how "August" is also an adjective? It means "majestic" or "inspiring awe or admiration," which suits the shows hanging around Austin this month just fine. Stop ...
Things Going Viral
Just because your pregnant wife doesn't want to participate in a pregnancy photo shoot doesn't mean you shouldn't commemorate the occasion. Along with Austin-based photographer Harley K ...
What To Read Right Now
Yup, the dog days have arrived. Earlier this summer, we recommended some great paperback summer reads. Now that we're into full-fledged sweltering, sticky heat, it’s nice to treat ...
Book Festival Sneak Peek
On Wednesday evening, the Texas Book Festival — at an exclusive literary salon cocktail hour held at the W Residences in downtown Austin — unveiled a taste of what the 2014 festival ...
Cats And Dogs
It’s probably fair to say that Thomas Sully, in painting his 1843 oil on canvas masterpiece Cinderella at the Kitchen Fire, did not envision that in 2014, his delicate ...
Girls in Austin
Lena Dunham, the perennial Millennial spokeswoman, is coming to Austin in support of her new collection of essays, Not That Kind of Girl. The creator and star of HBO's ...
Cool Art for Hot People
Astounding installations and intergenerational collaborations are hanging around Austin this month. Here are five cool summer exhibits not to miss.  A Place Beyond Wally Workman Gallery, through August 2 The ...
Art Finds a Home
Social outreach ministry Mobile Loaves & Fishes is teaming up with Mondo Gallery to present one of the more unique art shows in Austin this summer. Featuring the work of nine ...
When Austin Got Weird
Relive Austin’s own “Golden Age” at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum’s newest exhibit, opening this Friday, July 11. When Austin Got Weird is a collection of ...
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