Jan 212012
 

MOVIES

Haywire - Another left-field turn from great American filmmaker Steven Soderbergh. This action flick stars Gina Carano as a black ops soldier out for payback after being betrayed during a mission.

Red Tails – George Lucas produced this movie about the Tuskegee Airmen. Starring Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Nate Parker and Bryan Cranston.

MUSIC/OTHER

FRIDAY

Waterloo Records – Ruthie Foster has a new album, entitled Let It Burn, and she’ll be at our favorite record store at 5 PM. Refreshments provided by Shiner!

Lucky Lounge – A special mix of Tom Waits and Snoop Dogg awaits those who see The RainDoggs at 6 PM.

The Continental Club – Those irrepressible guys in The Mike Flanigin Trio go on at 10:30 PM, after The Robert Kraft Trio at 8:30 PM.

SATURDAY

ACL Live at the Moody Theatre – To support the release of their new album, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Friends, Ladysmith Black Mambazo will be on at 6:30 PM.

PBS/KLRU – Catch an indie-tastic Austin City Limits episode with Fleet Foxes and one of AME’s favorites, Joanna Newsom. Starts at 7 PM.

Lucy’s Retired Surfer Bar – The down-home rock sounds of Meagan Tubb & Shady People. Starts at 10 PM.

SUNDAY

Antone’s – The “In The Name of the Dame Too,” A Special Benefit for Traci Lamar event. The lineup consists of The Flatlanders, Lost Gonzo Band Reunion and Marcia Ball. Starts at 6 PM.

The Parish – Befriend the Bears are having their EP release show with The White White Lights and Shakey Graves. Starts at 8 PM.

The North Door – DJ Schultzcore and DJ Stoner Witch “Action PR” at 10 PM.

Traci Lamar

Dec 192011
 

MOVIES

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows - Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law and Rachel McAdams return for the sequel to the mega-successful actioner. Jared Harris (as Moriarty) and Noomi Rapace (the original Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) join the cast.

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol - How many movie series have the fourth installment as the best? That’s apparently the case with Tom Cruise’s latest outing as Ethan Hunt, directed by Brad Bird (Ratatouille).

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked - David Cross and Jason Lee star in this third installment of the kiddie franchise.

MUSIC/OTHER

FRIDAY

Bass Concert Hall - The original creators of the Broadway production are together again for this new touring production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical is playing Wednesday throug Friday at 8 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and 8 PM and Sunday at 1 PM and 7 PM.

Eddie V’s -The Kevin Lovejoy Trio plays a four-hour set, from 8 PM to midnight.

Ruta Maya – World Music galord as Rattletree Marimba and Atash play together. Doors at 9 PM.

The Saxon Pub – Malford Milligan at 9 PM, and at 11:30 headliner Roxy Roca.

SATURDAY

Flipnotics – San Fransisco rockers The Welcome Matt at 8 PM.

The Paramount Theatre – The iconic Asleep at the Wheel at 8 PM.

The Elephant Room – Ephraim Owens Quintet moves the Room again at 9:30 PM.

SUNDAY

Emo’s Inside Room – The latest deluxe reissue of Blast Tyrant is out now, so Clutch will play the second night of a two-night stand. Doors at 8 PM.

Lucky Lounge – Austin’s eccentric R&B group The RainDoggs play at 9 PM.

Z-Tejas (on 6th) – Tres from 6 to 9:30 PM.