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McConaughey madness overtakes the most popular stories in Austin

McConaughey madness overtakes the most popular stories in Austin

Matthew McConaughey University of Texas Austin longhorn hook em
Matthew McConaughey will teach at UT this fall. University of Texas at Austin/Facebook
Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange-themed bar is coming to East Austin. A Clockwork Orange/Facebook
Austin's New Year 2013 with fireworks over Austin Auditorium Shores
Fireworks are a must for Fourth of July. Photo courtesy of the City of Austin
Street Austin restaurant Chinatown Asian food sushi
Street is a new concept from the Chinatown team. Photo courtesy of Street
Austin City Limits Festival ACL 2015 Weekend One Day One Crowd
Sound on Sound Festival dropped its lineup. Photo by Daniel Cavazos
Matthew McConaughey University of Texas Austin longhorn hook em
Clockwork Orange
Austin's New Year 2013 with fireworks over Austin Auditorium Shores
Street Austin restaurant Chinatown Asian food sushi
Austin City Limits Festival ACL 2015 Weekend One Day One Crowd

Editor's note: An unlikely celebrity professor and wacky new bar lead this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's most popular headlines.

1. Matthew McConaughey returns to UT to teach once-in-a-lifetime class. Alright, alright, alright! The University of Texas has announced a surprising new instructor for fall 2016. Meet Professor McConaughey.

2. This Clockwork Orange-themed lounge may be Austin's weirdest bar yet. This summer, highly anticipated bar Moloko joins the mix at 12th and Chicon streets. Inspired by Stanley Kubrick's 1971 film, A Clockwork Orange, the name refers to the fictitious cocktail of milk and designer drugs served to characters in the film.

3. Official guide to the best Fourth of July fireworks shows around Austin. The Fourth of July is all about fun, freedom, and (of course) fireworks. Here's your guide to the 10 biggest — and brightest — shows around Austin and Central Texas.

4. New Asian street food joint rolls into beloved Austin restaurant space. One local restaurateur is bringing a unique dining concept to Austin inspired by 10,000 miles of travel throughout Southeast Asia. Street opened this week in the former home of Musashino.

5. Brand-new Austin music fest reveals stacked lineup and unexpected location. The folks behind Sound on Sound Festival have released the lineup, location, and first round of passes for the inaugural celebration. Headlining acts Beach House, Explosions in the Sky, and Phantogram will take over Sherwood Forest Faire in McDade, Texas.