Mike Melinoe, Austin-based musician, visual artist and model, started his music career as a rapper in Detroit, Michigan. Since moving to Texas, he has worked on developing his sound with a musical style ranging from hip-hop to alternative and R&B.
On a quiet Saturday evening, filmmaker Isabel Dunn gathered with a handful of friends and family members in the Harry Ransom Center. Over the past year, her short documentary was viewed by hundreds of people in film festivals across the country. Surrounded by the Austin community in the cozy, intimate space, her film had finally come home.
The Austin International Drag Festival brings performers and audiences from across the world to the Texas capital. From Nov. 14-17, nearly 2,000 spectators are expected to watch the event according to Jamie Bancroft, president and founder of the Austin International Drag Foundation.
The second weekend of the Austin City Limits Music Festival had a frosty start, with temperatures dropping as low as 47 degrees Friday, Oct. 11. Festivalgoers braving the cold arrived in all forms of cold weather wear, including onesies, blankets and pajamas.
Raised by a guitar player and a background singer, Savannah Conley has hopped from genre to genre in her journey as a musician. The Daily Texan sat down with her to talk about her career and what can be expected from the album in progress.