Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
Although summer is officially a few weeks away, recent sweltering temperatures call for Austinites to utilize a major lifehack to keep cool: indoor events. Escape the heat this weekend during an anniversary screening of Scarface or get swept up in all the feels watching Shania Twain in concert. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, June 7
ATX Television Festival
The small screen is celebrated in a big way during the ATX Television Festival. For four days, television fans of all genres can enjoy panels, screenings, and exclusive events with industry insiders at venues across town. This year’s highlighted shows include American Vandal, Drunk History, The Americans, Thirtysomething, and more. For a full schedule of events, go to the festival website.
Shania Twain in concert
Pop music superstar Shania Twain returns to Austin in support of her newest album, Now. The Canadian country singer, known for several top hits including “From This Moment On” and “You’re Still the One,” is certain to bring an epic show to the Frank Erwin Center. Select tickets still available.
Friday, June 8
Austin Film Society presents Lates
Austin Film Society invites cinephiles to a late-evening screening of the newest addition to their cult film canon, Valerie and Her Week Of Wonders. Snag a ticket, grab some popcorn, and settle in to watch the story of a vampire yearning for her lost youth and a conniving priest looking to exploit it. Screenings through June 30.
Sunday, June 10
Screenvision Media presents Scarface 35th Anniversary Screening
Iconic gangster film Scarface is on the silver screen in honor of its 35th anniversary at the Regal Metropolitan. Following the film, moviegoers can view the Tribeca Film Festival post-screening conversation featuring Scarface director Brian De Palma and actors Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Steven Bauer. Screenings through June 13.
Texas Performing Arts presents A Conversation with President Bill Clinton
The 42nd President of the United States touches down in the 512 for an intimate dialogue about his forthcoming novel, The President is Missing. President Clinton has collaborated with bestselling novelist James Patterson to create a gripping tell-all of Oval Office proportions. Compelling social commentary, exclusive insights, and nuggets of wisdom await with your ticket purchase.