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Austin Festivals

Disneys ‘Strange World’ feels strangely ordinary

Disney’s ‘Strange World’ feels strangely ordinary

November 30, 2022

“Strange World” follows the Clade family after entering an alternate world beneath their city on a mission to restore energy to their futuristic utopia. Yet, when familial scars show their teeth, the...

Nikyatu Jusu crafts beautiful, haunting film with “Nanny”

Nikyatu Jusu crafts beautiful, haunting film with “Nanny”

November 30, 2022

Writer and director Nikyatu Jusu, a Sierra Leonean-American filmmaker, tells the story of Aisha, an immigrant living in New York City, and her job as a nanny for an upper-class family. Aisha finds herself...

Q&A: Nikyatu Jusu speaks on cinematography, themes of debut feature: ‘Nanny’

Q&A: Nikyatu Jusu speaks on cinematography, themes of debut feature: ‘Nanny’

November 30, 2022

The Daily Texan sat down and discussed “Nanny” with Nikyatu Jusu, Sierra Leonean-American filmmaker known for writing and directing a wide variety of award-winning short films. Most recently, her directorial...

CMT Awards move to Moody Center for 2023

CMT Awards move to Moody Center for 2023

November 14, 2022

The lights will dim on the Moody Center stage this spring as the Country Music Television Awards go live from their new home in the live music capital of the world. The awards show previously broadcasted...

Austin Film Festival returns to Austin for 29th run

November 7, 2022

The Austin Film Festival returned last week with its 29th celebration. Filmmakers and cinema enthusiasts alike traveled across the globe to showcase and enjoy anything from feature-length dramas to comedic...

Must-see acts at Levitation 2022

Must-see acts at Levitation 2022

October 24, 2022

Although Austin City Limits captured the hearts and minds of concert-goers with its grandiosity and fanfare, Zilker isn’t the only Austin music festival hub in October. Indie rock festival Levitation,...

Artist Tai Verdes performs at Austin City Limits on Oct. 15, 2022.

Photo Gallery: Austin City Limits Festival, Week Two

October 21, 2022

Music fans attend week two of the annual Austin City Limits Festival from Oct. 14-16, 2022.

Fans cheer and take photos as The Marías perform at the Barton Springs stage at Austin City Limits on Oct. 16, 2022.

Best acts from ACL Fest weekend 2

October 18, 2022

From nostalgic sing-alongs to surprise guests, Austin City Limits performers brought sprawling audiences a variety of vibrant performances, once again shining a spotlight on the city’s love for live...

The band Llmpératrice performs at Austin City Limits on Oct. 14, 2022.

Nu-Disco French Band L’Impératrice talks gaining traction as independent band, new single

October 17, 2022

French nu-disco sextet L’Impératrice made a stop at Austin City Limits during both weekends of this year’s festival. This show marked the last act of their two-part international tour. In their ACL...

María Zardoya, lead vocalist for LA-based band The Marías, performs at the Barton Springs stage at Austin City Limits on Oct. 16, 2022.

Liveshot: The Marías dazzle ACL audiences with romantic performance

October 17, 2022

Indie-pop band The Marías gave Austin City Limits attendees a reprieve from the festival’s frenzied crowds Sunday, slowing down the evening with a soothing sunset performance.  The Los Angeles band’s...

Liveshot: Headliner Pink delivers energetic performance with too many covers

Liveshot: Headliner Pink delivers energetic performance with too many covers

October 17, 2022

Fragmented lyrics and computer glitches blared from the American Express Stage speakers — a distorted mix that perfectly suited the wacky, eclectic nature of Pink’s ACL set.  Headliner Pink took...

Kacey Musgraves closes ACL with Southern charm, special guest

Kacey Musgraves closes ACL with Southern charm, special guest

October 17, 2022

Washed in bright red lighting, a harp ushered Kacey Musgraves onstage to begin her set with the Shakespearean album introduction — and title — “star-crossed.” As she sang out the song’s title,...

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