“Drawing and Painting the Human Head,” “Instant Piano For Busy People” and “Solo Travel With Confidence” are just three of the courses Austin residents can take through the UT Informal Classes program.
Just seven months after Los Angeles-based band Smallpools formed in 2013, they signed with major label RCA Records and their song “Dreaming” climbed the alternative charts. On Monday, 22 months after they first appeared on the radio, the band released its highly anticipated debut album, LOVETAP!.
Franchises have been around since the early days of film. These films have stories and spectacles that attract wide audiences. Smaller films have been around for a while, too, but their place is shrinking.
The time between an album’s announcement to the tour’s final show used to be fairly standard: advertise the album, release a few singles, drop the record and promote the album with videos and a tour. But this standard is undergoing major revision as many popular artists ignore it completely by implementing spontaneous album releases.
Bearded festivalgoers and Austinites in need of a quick trim found what they needed on the corner of Seventh and Trinity during South By Southwest. They congregated in what appeared to be a food truck, but was actuallyRough Cut Trims: a fully functioning barbershop complete with three barber chairs and hairstylists from the Austin area.