This week marks the third year of Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival, and, while serious comedy fans will recognize most of the names on the lineup, the average person might be puzzled as to who a lot of the performers are.
When April Terrazas visits elementary schools, she always begins her presentations by asking the students in the auditorium to raise their hands if they like science — about half of them do. She then tells the other half to raise their hands, promising that they too will like science before the hour is over.
The National took the Moody Theater stage Monday night as a seven piece band, though the band’s energy rested on the shoulders of lead singer Matt Berninger, who seemed to carry the role of frontman as a burden.
While brainstorming for their next interactive art project, textile artists Rebecca Layton and Monika Jakubiak knew they wanted to create a space for discussion about where mass-produced clothes really come from: sweatshops.