SELENA Sing-Along at the Alamo Drafthouse

The Alamo Drafthouse remembers Selena on her birthday with a special screening of the 1997 film Selena, directed by Gregory Nava, starring Jennifer Lopez and Edward James Olmos. During the Sing-Along events, Alamo Drafthouse provides novelty props to use during the film, including a lyric sheet to sing-along to all of the songs. Also, during the pre-show, it will be completely dedicated to Selena with … Continue reading SELENA Sing-Along at the Alamo Drafthouse

35th Annual Tejano Music Awards Held October 24th

35th Annual Tejano Music Awards Held October 24th   By Liz Lopez – The Texas Talent Musicians Association (TTMA), producers of the 35th Annual Tejano Music Awards (TMA’s) held the gala event on Saturday, October 24 at the Tobin Center of the Performing Arts in San Antonio. The awards were hosted by the comedian Efrain “Happy “Guerrero. The Special Lifetime Achievement Award was given to … Continue reading 35th Annual Tejano Music Awards Held October 24th

Highlighting the Contributions of Texas Musicians

Three musicians to be honored this month By Liz Lopez For thirty years, the Texas Music Museum (TMM) located in East Austin, down the street from the Texas Capital, has identified the state’s musicians who contribute to the world’s musical heritage. Many volunteers have donated their time to research and create exhibits and programs from approximately twenty music styles, ranging from mainstream to historical, as … Continue reading Highlighting the Contributions of Texas Musicians

ATMC – Tejano Idol – singing contest Auditions!

Date: Wednesday, June 3rd | El Gallo Restaurant | Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tejano nation…. The search is on!! Are you the next TEJANO idol??? Auditions are coming up for Arlington and Fort worth area.  -Tejano music singing talents, DON’T miss the next Austin Audition this coming Wednesday June 3rd from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at El Gallo Restaurant at 2910 South Congress, … Continue reading ATMC – Tejano Idol – singing contest Auditions!

Huapango Sin Fronteras at the ESB-MACC

Date:May 29th | @ ESB-MACC | Time: 12:00pm to 1:30pm Texas Folklife is proud to co-present the Second Annual Huapango Sin Fronteras Festival, a gathering of both Mexican and U.S.-based huapango musicians. The festival will present groups from Austin, Houston, Dallas, and Chicago, as well as from California and Mississippi. There will also be a few special guests from Hidalgo and San Luis Potosi, Mexico. … Continue reading Huapango Sin Fronteras at the ESB-MACC

Ballet East Austin presents Folkloric Workshops

Date: June 9th to July 2nd | @ Martin Middle School | Time: 6pm to 8pm Join this summer’s Folkloric Dance workshop presented by Ballet East Austin from June 9th through July 2 from 6pm to 8pm at Martin Middle School. 1601 Shasket Street. For Middle & High School Sudents and Teachers. See poster for more details or visit http://www.balleteast.org Continue reading Ballet East Austin presents Folkloric Workshops

Teatro Vivo presents El Nogal at the ESB-Macc

Event Date: June 4 – 20 | @ ESB-MACC | Time: 2:pm “What would you risk for the land you love?” Starring Yesenia Yadira Herrington, Krysta Gonzales, Olivia Jimenez, Gricelda Silva, Jesus Valles Set Design by Ia Ensterä. Lighting Design by Patrick W Anthony. Costume Design by Jessica Gilzow. Sound Design by Alexis Arrendondo. Props Design by Helen Parish. Stage Managed by Lori Navarrete. Performances are June … Continue reading Teatro Vivo presents El Nogal at the ESB-Macc

Aztlan Dance Company presents ITZAPAPOTL

Event Date: June 4th – 7th | @ Santa Cruz Theater The AZTLAN Dance Company cordially invites you to our new and original epic dance performance of ITZAPAPALOTL: Obsidian Butterfly that runs one weekend only from June 4-7th at the Santa Cruz Theater. “ITZPAPALOTL: Obsidian Butterfly” shares the life story of Ixchel, a young girl wondering about what life has in store and what she … Continue reading Aztlan Dance Company presents ITZAPAPOTL