the quick fix
Oct 5, 2011 | 4:00 pm
As part of the Sarah & Ernest Butler Pops Series, The Austin Symhony will present Elf in Concert, conducted by Peter Bay.
In the film, Buddy was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father.
The audience can relive this heartwarming holiday classic on a giant screen as every note of John Debney’s score is played live to picture.
Bird’s eye views of Texas cities and towns became very popular in the decades after the Civil War. They were often commissioned as advertisements to promote new towns and/or to document the tremendous growth of these places between 1870 and 1900. But these views are also remarkable evidence of specific buildings and neighborhoods and are thus wonderful tools for architectural historians.
In this talk Dr. Kenneth Hafertepe (The Material Culture of German Texans) will focus on Galveston, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin, and smaller towns such as Bastrop, New Braunfels, and Waco, to see what mysteries can be uncovered.