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SNL meets Glee meets a magic show! — Esther’s Follies

SNL meets Glee meets a magic show! — Esther’s Follies

Esther’s Follies 525 E. Sixth Street Austin, TX 512-320-0198 website Comedy club This kitschy comedy club has been a downtown staple since 1977, and for a good reason. The ever-changing shows are full of musical-comedy theater, with Vaudville entertainment, satire, magic tricks, improv comedy, and…

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Austin’s SoCo staples

Austin’s SoCo staples

Some of my favorites haunts in Austin are on South Congress. If you are at SXSW, just walk across the bridge … Yard Dog Gallery 1510 S. Congress Ave. Austin, TX 512-912-1613 website Outsider art gallery Yard Dog Gallery opened in 1995, with its roots…

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Downtown Austin’s best BBQ joints

Downtown Austin’s best BBQ joints

Despite my Kansas City roots, I have to admit that Austin has more than their fair share of great BBQ joints. Since SXSW is going on now, let the smoky goodness bless them all. Iron Works Barbecue 100 Red River St Austin, TX (512) 478-4855…

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And then there are memorable SXSW moments…thanks Billy Corgan

And then there are memorable SXSW moments…thanks Billy Corgan

Yeah, I know that this blog is really supposed to be road trip relevant, but sometimes you witness a moment…or two. And yes – there were great road trip moments, too. The SXSW session. “The End of Business as Usual” sounded interesting. And Billy Corgan…

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