As the sun rises this weekend, the gates to Zilker Park will finally give way to thousands of music fans waiting to watch their favorite artists live. With all of ACL’s excitement, many won’t pay attention to the ground beneath their stomping feet and the impact they will have on Zilker’s manicured lawn.
Months ago, Mario Sanchez, a resident of Puebla, Mexico, came across an ad on Instagram for Austin City Limits. When he realized opening day overlapped with one of his closest friends’ birthdays, Sanchez decided they were going.
The city of Austin’s character is undoubtedly distinct. Filmmaker and UT alumnus David N. Reyes knows this as much as the next Austinite and decided to cast it as a main character in his latest film, “My Ranger.”
If you had reservations about donating a kidney to get ACL passes, don’t fret! There are plenty of great activities to enjoy during both ACL weekends at a cheaper price. Here are five events that you can hit up outside of Zilker.
John Green’s literary world has become a safe haven for some and an addiction for many. Next week, he returns with his new novel “Turtles All The Way Down” — a mystery quite distant from turtles and philosophy.