- November 23, 2018

Austin Entertainment Headlines: Bobby Bones, Conan O’Brien, Brene Brown, and more!


Want to know about this week’s hottest headlines in Austin entertainment? You’ve come to the right place. These are the top five pop culture related stories with ties to the ATX.

Conan O’Brien Crashes Austin Wedding

While in town for his Conan & Friends tour at ACL Live at the Moody Theater, Conan O’Brien crashed a wedding. He captioned the video, “This is the 47th wedding I’ve ruined. When I hit 50 I can retire.”

He also posted a picture posing with a bachelorette party, enjoying chips and queso, and paying homage to Willie Nelson.

Bobby Bones Wins “Dancing With the Stars”

iHeart Radio host of “The Bobby Bones Show” Bobby Bones was crowned the winner of season 27 of “Dancing With the Stars.” Though many would say he wasn’t the best technical dancer, he proved to be the people’s champ. Following his big win, the part-time Austinite sent this message to fans on his Instagram account: “You guys did this. Thank you.”

Dr. Brene Brown Inspires Austin Audience

Hello Sunshine x Together Live ended their 10 city tour right here in Austin. Panelists for the final show included Dr. Brené Brown, CAM, Ruthie Lindsey, Melissa Villaseñor, and Maysoon Zayid.

The mostly female crowd appeared most excited for Dr. Brown, who closed out the night with an hour long chat focusing on barriers to courage.

Brooklyn Decker is a Hallmark Movie Fan

US Weekly is right, “Stars, they’re just like us!” Brooklyn Decker posted a picture on Instagram sporting a sweatshirt that says, “This is my Hallmark movie watching shirt.” The holiday movie season is most definitely upon us. From Hallmark to Lifetime to Freeform to Netflix, there’s no shortage of holiday flicks to binge on.

BTW, if you’re looking for a Christmas movie with ties to Austin, check out Angels Sing. The Harry Connick Jr. / Connie Britton starring film was shot all around the ATX and premiered at SXSW 2013.

A Christmas Carol Rocks the Zach Theatre

Promising a musical sleigh ride through rhythm and time that infuses the traditional Victorian story with a score that spans all genres and eras, A Christmas Carol is now playing at Zach Theatre. This year’s production runs through December 30, and ticket prices start at $30. Click here for more info.

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