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SXSW 2011

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, the ground isn’t covered in snow, there aren’t sparkly lights donning the eaves, and Santa sure as hell isn’t about to drop down anyone’s chimney. It’s so much better than the overindulgence and banality of the winter holiday season. The cold is finally fading, and it’s […]

Miranda Dodson

Local Flavor: Miranda Dodson

She may vary well be the next coming of Patty Griffin, one of the most talented female vocalists in our lifetime. Powerful. Raw. Empowered. With breathtaking range and unlimited potential, her voice is truly angelic. Fittingly enough, Miranda got her start singing singing hymns in church choirs around Austin. Some of her recordings can be […]

SxSw 2010: Insider’s tips to navigating the festival

Here is some advice from us, the locals. Take it or leave it. Where to eat: If you’re financially challenged: Torchy’s Tacos (1311 South 1st St): Originally an air-stream trailer taco stand, they’ve recently expanded to several locations around town. The tacos are stellar, and the sauces even better. Recommended: Green Chile Chips & Queso, […]