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Blending The Edges of Art, Music, Fashion – Lee Escobedo And THRWD Magazine

Anne Bothwell  |  No Comments

Meet Lee Escobedo, co-publisher of THRWD, magazine highlights music, fashion and art just outside the mainstream….at least for now.

  • White Rock Water Theater Put On National List Of ‘At-Risk’ Sites

    Jerome Weeks  |  No Comments

    The White Rock Lake Water Theater — dozens of metal poles once designed to attract wildlife and now attracting calls to be torn down — gets a national spotlight as an endangered cultural site.

  • The Big Screen: ‘Listen Up Philip’

    Stephen Becker  |  No Comments

    In Listen Up Philip, Jason Schwartzman is a novelist who uses his professional struggles as an excuse to alienate everyone in his personal life. The film was developed by the North Texas production company Sailor Bear, and this week, we talk to one of its principals – James Johnston – about what it took to make the movie.

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  • Thursday, 1 p.m.: Think - In the upcoming movie Dear White People, a riot breaks out on an Ivy League campus when four black students object to an African-American-themed party thrown by their white classmates. This hour, we’ll talk about what the satire has to say about racial identity with the film’s writer and director, Justin Simien.
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  • Friday, 8 p.m.: Great Performances - Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek
  • Friday, 10 p.m.: Austin City Limits: Nine Inch Nails
  • Friday, 11 p.m.: Live From the Artists Den VIII: Lily Allen
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