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Linklater's casting call, ACL's best eats and more of the week's top stories

Linklater's casting call, ACL eats and more of the week's top stories

Houston Cinema Arts Festival 2013 Dazed and Confused
Richard Linklater is currently casting in Austin. Photo courtesy of Houston Cinema Arts Festival
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Headed to the fest? We've got the lowdown on what to eat and drink. Photo by Shelley Neuman
Houston Cinema Arts Festival 2013 Dazed and Confused
ACL Festival 2013 Day 3 5385

Whether you're perfecting your look to be an extra in Linklater's next film or trying all the best food at ACL Fest, we know you're really busy doing Austin-y things right now.

But let's take a minute to brush up on the week's top stories — you'll appreciate the weekend fodder.

1. That's right: Richard Linklater is getting ready to film a new movie in Austin and extras (you could be one!) are needed.

2. Could SXSW leave Austin? A new report suggests that could be the case if changes aren't made.

3. Tom Thornton shares the 20 things you must eat and drink at ACL Fest

4. In honor of National Coffee Day, we rounded up our favorite coffee shops for sitting, sipping and socializing.

5. The Texas Craft Brewers Festival brought some great sips to town: here are our top five.