- August 16, 2019

Austin Entertainment Headlines: Fear the Walking Dead, Khalid, goop and More

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“Fear The Walking Dead” Invades Lakeline Mall

One of the best things about “Fear the Walking Dead” filming in Central Texas is that they actually film in and around Austin. No sound stage sets for this crew (well, except for one; the inside of the SWAT vehicle). It’s all shot on location and dang, does it look cool. You can learn more about the locations here.

And be sure to tune into this week’s episode when the gang invades the Lakeline Mall, AKA Bridgeview Mall.

Khalid Announces Concert Benefitting the El Paso Shooting 

Singer Khalid’s concert to benefit victims of the mass shooting in El Paso will happen on September 1. Khalid will headline the event with special guests at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas, in support of his hometown. The singer will be raising donations through this concert to support the El Paso Shooting Victims’ Fund and the El Paso Community Foundation.

Pete Buttigieg Makes Appearance at Austin Pride Parade

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg marched in the Austin Pride Parade with Mayor Steve Adler last Saturday. Buttigieg was in Austin August 10 for a 6 p.m. campaign event. He hosted a grassroots event on West Sixth Street. The former mayor covered topics such as health care, gun violence, and climate change.

Jared Padalecki Wins Teen Choice Award

“Supernatural” star and Austin resident Jared Padalecki won a Teen Choice Award on Sunday for Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor. Unfortunately, the series lost to the Freeform series “Shadowhunters.” “Supernatural” returns for the 15th and final season on October 10.

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Goop Returns to Austin

Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand goop will host its first-ever experience devoted to fitness, goop League in Austin on Saturday, October 12, and Sunday, October 13. The pop-up goop mrkt took place in Austin in conjunction with SXSW 2019. You can learn more about the new experience here

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