Life & Arts

Entertainment, live performance, food, cuisine, dining, theater, film, television, art, broadcasting, SXSW, and other arts and culture news in and around Austin and the Central Texas counties of Travis, Hays, Caldwell, Bastrop and Williamson

Miguel Gutierrez Jr. for KUTX

A three-day music festival scheduled for next month in a medieval-style village outside Austin has been canceled. Organizers of the Sound on Sound Festival did not immediately provide a reason for shutting down the Nov. 10-12 music fest and campout at Sherwood Forest, but said they will be offering full refunds.

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Austin City Limits Music Festival is bringing a lot of artists to town, and some will be performing in clubs at night. But those aren't the only shows in town! We spoke to KUTX program director Matt Reilly about his live music picks for the weekend. 


Tamir Kalifa for KUT News

The Austin City Limits Music Festival will feature artists from around the world this weekend and next, but there is a dearth of Latino and Latina fronted music acts. That grabbed the attention of ¡Ahora Si! editor Liliana Valenzuela, who says her Spanish language news publication has no reason to cover the festival this year.

USA Today Sports

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with Jarrett Bell, NFL columnist with USA Today and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee, about becoming a sports reporter, the National Football League and the controversy surrounding former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick

From Generation Serve, this month's Get Involved spotlight non-profit:

Mission: To engage youth in volunteerism and empower them to make a difference in their communities.

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