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How Much for That Lion in the Window?
On Monday, the costume that Bert Lahr wore as the Cowardly Lion in the 1939 classic film, The Wizard of Oz, went up for auction. It was part of a group of memorabilia offered for sale at Bonhams auction house - "TCM Presents: There's No Place Like...
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Robin Williams, Back on the Silver Screen
We knew it was coming. When Robin Williams passed away earlier this year, he left behind a handful of completed film projects. One of them was Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. It's due out on Christmas Day, and features Robin...
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Barack & Meryl, Sitting in a Tree?
On Monday afternoon, President Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom - the nation's highest civilian honor to singer Stevie Wonder, TV journalist Tom Brokaw, and Ethel Kennedy, wife of the late Robert F. Kennedy. Oh, and he gave one to...
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Vader Versus Batman - Who Wins?
Stumbled on this one while doing a little surfing today. What happens when you pit the Dark Knight against the Dark Sith Lord? An epic battle, for sure. Check out this very well-done bit of fantasy lore, pitting Robin's best bud, Batman,...
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Sew Watt, Its Juss a Tipo!
Maybe it's time for the signmakers in Los Angeles to invest in SpellCheck - or maybe just a proofreader. Earlier this month, a sign sub-contractor installed a new highway marker on the northbound side of the 710 Freeway. The sign marked the...
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"Something Chases You, Run!"
It's the first "genetically-modified hybrid." With those ominous words, we welcome you to Jurassic World. It's 23 years later, and the interactive park envisioned by Richard Attenborough's character in the original Jurassic Park movies...
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Another year...
As my niece Kaiti would say it's 'Happy I came out of the Womb Day', or maybe 'Happy You Day' is better. The older I get the more thinking back I do. I'm guessing that's normal. Also since I lost my Daddy Maurice around this...
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Black Sea Devil Captured
Researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute announced a fascinating find over the weekend - a video of the rare deep-sea anglerfish, also known as the Black Sea Devil. The film was shot off the coast of Monterey, California, about...
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Hit the Mark, or Miss By a Mile?
Critics are saying this skit from last weekend's Saturday Night Live marks a return of the show's political comedy chops. They resurrected the old ABC show, Schoolhouse Rock, and tossed in President Obama's recent executive order...
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Forget the Hail Mary - This One's the Rosary!
Okay, sportscasters are given to hyperbole. That I'll grant you. But they may be on to something with the touchdown catch Odell Beckham Jr made on Sunday for the New York Giants against the Dallas Cowboys. One sportcaster calls it,...
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Poohphobia Plagues Poland
At first glance, this story reads like something the folks at The Onion would make up. But as you read on and look at the source, it looks like it's a legitimate story. There's a town in Poland called Tuszyn that's looking for a mascot...
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Did She Diss Em or Not?
Some writers are saying that Iggy Azalea dissed Eminem on Sunday at the American Music Awards. She picked up the award both for best rap artist and for best rap/hip-hop album for The New Classic, her debut album. In her acceptance speech, she said,...
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Cuddle Up to Me - Professionally, Of Course
Some would call Samantha Hess's business an overnight success - but you can't stay overnight. Samantha runs a shop in Portland, Oregon called Cuddle Up to Me - and it's a professional cuddle shop. Stay with me now. For $60, a customer...
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Triple Threat Holiday Side...
Well, the name of it is pending.. perhaps the 'Tri-Side Holiday Stuff-ing!' What would you call it? My honey Ted came up w/ this last night. Cook Velveeta Shells & Cheese and add 1 lb of cooked bacon chopped up. Put it in a deep baking dish...
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Cutest Picture of the Year?
This might not be the cutest picture of the year, but it sure is a contender. Gisele Bundchen posted this one all over social media yesterday afternoon, as her husband, Tom Brady, led the New England Patriots to a 34 - 9 victory over the Detroit...
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Celebrity Mean Tweets Are Back!
Jimmy Kimmel's Mean Tweets series just keeps getting better and better. Sure, it's sad that there are so many haters out there, and there's probably something sub-conscious here that encourages the haters to hate more, but... The...
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The Newest Shirt Style - Graffiti!
Frankie J. Grande, the half-brother of Ariana Grande, showed up at last night's American Music Awards in a rather interesting outfit. Skin-tight baby pink skinny jeans - check! Black high tops - check! Puff of pink in his hair -...
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Katy Razzes Paparazzi
Katy Perry's fed up with paparazzi, especially the guys who were hounding her every step this weekend in Australia. She's in Sydney on her Prismatic World Tour, and all she wanted was a little quiet time on the beach. Not too much to ask,...
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Just Face It, This is Funny
You don't have to be a soccer fan, or even understand the sport, to appreciate the fun in this video. It's so well done - a series of penalty kicks will decide the outcome of this "match" between Yale and North Carolina. Watch the action as...
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Music Video or Underwear Ad?
Beyonce released a video for her new single, "7/11," over the weekend. They're calling it homemade - it looks like it could have been shot on a cell phone, all around Queen Bey's house, featuring cameos by Baby Blue Ivy and maybe even Hubby...
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Concerts & Events

CHER CANCELS FRANK ERWIN CENTER SHOW!


CHER CANCELS UPCOMING 'DRESSED TO KILL' TOUR DATES
INCLUDING THE POSTPONED FRANK ERWIN CENTER SHOW
Doctors Advise Additional Rest to Ensure Full Recovery


With enormous regret, Cher has announced the cancellation of all remaining dates on her Dressed To Kill (D2K) concert tour, including the previously postponed date at the Frank Erwin Center.

Beginning in March, the multi-award-winning superstar completed 49 sold out concerts to unanimous rave reviews before taking a scheduled break in July.Shortly before returning to the road in September, she was felled by an infection that affected her kidney function.
While her progress has been consistent, Cher’s doctors have advised her to take more time to ensure a complete and total recovery.

Commented Cher, "I am totally devastated. Nothing like this has ever happened to me. I cannot apologize enough to all the fans who bought tickets. I’m so proud of this show. It is my best ever. I sincerely hope that we can come back again next year and finish what we started."

Customers who purchased tickets using a credit card either online or by phone through Texas Box Office will be automatically refunded beginning Monday, Nov. 24. If the refund does not appear on the credit card statement by Wednesday, Dec. 3 or if the customer would like more information, they are asked to call 512-477-6060. Texas Box Office requests that all tickets be shredded or thrown away.

Customers who purchased tickets in person may obtain a refund by returning their tickets to the Texas Box Office point of purchase beginning Monday, Nov. 24. The Frank Erwin Center’s North Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please note that the Box Office will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. For more information, call 512-477-6060.

Fresh Beat Band


ACL Live @ The Moody Theater
310 Willie Nelson Blvd ATX, 7870
Doors 5:30pm  Show @ 6:30pm 
Wednesday, November 26th
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The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon's preschool music group and stars of the hit Emmy AWard winning TV series of the same name, are bringing an all new concert to ATX. The Fresh Beat Band Greates Hits Live Features features Kiki, Shout, Marina and Twist performing new hit songs with fan favorites from their live-action TV show and recent albums!

Alex Clare


Emo's Austin
2015 E. Riverside Dr., ATX, 78741
Wednesday, December 10th
Tickets on sale Friday, September 12th at 10am

Alex Clare's  'Too Close' got a lot of attention when it was used in an advertising campaign for Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9. It became a Top 10 hit. Clare's tour is in support of his new album , 'Three Hearts' , which is out now featuring his new single 'War Rages On'.Catch him doing this and more at Emo's Austin in December!  More AC 411

MIX 94.7 Welcomes Train


SOLD OUT!
ACL Live at the Moody Theater
310 Willie Nelson Blvd, ATX, 78701
Tuesday, December 16th  8pm
September 26th at 10am

MIX 94.7 presents Train with special guest Matt Nathanson  at the ACL Live at the Moody Theater during the holiday season. Train is supporting their 7th studio album 'Bullet Proof Picasso' which is out now. Train will spread the cheer in ATX!

Trans-Siberian Orchestra


Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX, 78701
Thursday, December 18th @ 7:30pm
512-471-7774
Tickets on sale now!

Trans-Siberian Orchestra's  live debut of their rock opera 'The Christmas Attic' with a new stage, light show and more pyro! A Rock Holiday Tradition for a New Generation! Tickets on sale Saturday 9/20 at 10am at all Texas Box Office Outlets, by phone or at TexasBoxoffice.com

TSO's only rock opera from the trilogy that has never been seen live. Some of the songs off The Christmas Attic have never been played live.The Christmas Attic will also be re-released to coincide with the tour, complete with downloadable bonus tracks, as well as a special vinyl edition.

The album's (and stage production's) narrative begins on Christmas Eve, when a young girl's curiosity leads her to a night of mischief and magic. She decides to sneak up into the attic of her parents' home while she should be asleep and there discovers a magical doorway to the past in the form of a mysterious trunk filled with ornaments, toys, old records and bundles of handwritten letters. A startling discovery in one of the letters, leads to an unlikely adventure. Click here fror more TSO 411.

Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull


'Don't Stop The Party'
Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX 78701
Saturday, February 7th @ 7:30pm
512-471-7744

 

Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull will celebrate 2015 with another round of excitement together on the road.  They will bring 'The Party' to ATX at the Frank Erwin Center on Saturday, February 7th with special guest J Balvin. Tickets are on sale now! Find out about VIP packages here.

Echosmith


Emo's Austin
2015 E. Riverside Drive, ATX 78741
Sunday, February 15th
Tickets on sale now.

Echosmith starts the new year, 2015, with a tour. Catch them at Emo's Austin with The Colourist on Valentine's Day Weekend. Echosmith is a family band that has blown up since the release of their first single 'Cool Kids'. It's an all ages show, so perfect for Valentine's Day weekend fun.

Nickelback


No Fixed Address Tour
Austin 360 Amphitheater
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, ATX, 787617
Saturday, April 4 @ 7:30pm Gates Open at 6:30pm
Tickets on sale Saturday, November 15th @ 10am

 

Nickelback's 8th studio allbum, 'No Fixed Address', is out on November 17th. "Once you’ve got that bug in your blood, it’s tough to get rid of it. Making music and creating things that really make you happy. ...We’re all still having a great time and we’re still the best of friends and so, I don’t see any signs of slowing down." according to frontman Chad Kroeger about the making of the new album.

Taylor Swift


AT&T Stadium
One AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76001
Saturday, October 17th
Tickets on sale Friday, November 14th @ 10am

7-time Grammy Winner Taylor Swift returns to Arlington at AT&T Stadium, with her ‘1989 World Tour’, on Saturday, October 17 with special guests Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes. The tour is backing Taylor's platinum-plus album named after her birth year '1989' that sold 1.287 million copies in its debut week.

 



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