Snippets

· Larry Schooler of KUT reports on the raffle Austin Energy is holding to allow new customers to join the “Green Choice” Program.

· Gorilla vs. Bear has a link to the video for SOUND team’s “The Fastest Man Alive” by local director Peter Simonite and Music Glob has mp3s and a YouTube version of the video.

· There’s now a trailer for Jacob Vaughan and Bryan Poyser’s new film, “The Cassidy Kids.”

· Austin attorney Roxanne Wilson will be appearing on The Apprentice 5.

· I find Janet Higdon’s blog “the chippie” to be quite entertaining.

· Oooh…there are secret tunnels under UT.

· A comic/zine/media festival called Staple is coming the Red Oak Ballroom on March 4th.

· An Oregon writer reflects on last year’s SXSW.

· Day Party Watch: Chunklet Magazine has a fun comic [via] promoting their day party. The Statesman gets in on day party action with this list. Austinist/Gothamist are co-hosting a shindig. “Oh My Rockness” is compiling their event picks. Even SXSW has an official day party list. And as usual, Showlist Austin is compiling ’em all.

· The Heart of Texas Quadruple Bypass Music Festival, is happening the same time by SXSW. And at $39, their wristbands are a little cheaper than the $130-$170 SXSW is charging this year.

· The other big event for March is the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo. Dwight Yoakam, Ashlee Simpson, Bow Wow and George Jones are set to headline.

2 Comments so far

  1. DAN (unregistered) on February 13th, 2006 @ 11:02 pm

    Thanks for the links!!!

    SOUNDTEAM is a gem to be cherished.


  2. ttrentham (unregistered) on February 16th, 2006 @ 1:31 pm

    I remember checking out some of the tunnels under the old dorms by Jester when I used to deliver for Gumby’s Pizza back in 1990. Prather? Roberts? There’s a whole site dedicated to the UT tunnels.



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