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.
Scott Eastwood Hits the Trail of Lights
We hadn’t realized actor Scott Eastwood relocated to Austin until he posted a story from the Trail of Lights this week.
In June, the son of legendary actor/ director Clint Eastwood announced on Instagram that he “said goodbye to California and moved to Texas. Couldn’t take the crowds anymore.” Since then, he has shared a handful of pics while out and about around Austin.
She & Him Perform at ACL Live at the Moody Theater
Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, also known as She & Him, performed one of just three holiday shows at ACL Live on Monday. In addition to performing holiday classics and covers, the Very She & Him Christmas Party included a toy donation for the local chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters.
“Fear the Walking Dead” is Back
It was announced on the official “Fear the Walking Dead” Instagram account that the show is back in production. We haven’t heard of any filming or star sightings as of yet but, if you do, hit us up on Instagram so we can share.
Camila Alves’ Women of Today Hosts Holiday Pop-Up Shops in Austin
Camila Alves, also known as Mrs. Matthew McConaughey, posted on Instagram about a couple of pop-up shops her organization Women of Today is hosting in Austin.
“I am so excited because I have gone antique shopping specifically to stock the store for you guys!!” Alves said.
The event is happening Friday and Saturday, December 14 and 15, at HOTELette, located at 203 Newton Street from 2:30 to 7 p.m. More info here.
Holiday Pop-Up Bars Take Over Austin
Speaking of pop-ups, holiday pop-up bars are all the rage in Austin this season. For the second year, the team at the Roosevelt has turned the Eleanor Bar into Miracle on 5th Street, which features our favorite drink called Yippi Ki Yay Mother F***er. New this year, Sippin’ Santa has turned Nickel City into a holiday tiki bar, complete with themed drinks including the Yule Shoot Your Eye Out. And that’s not all. The W Hotel Austin has turned their “secret bar” into a grinch themed bar called The WHO-TEL.
If you’d like to visit any of these locales, addresses are below. Call or check their respective websites for hours.
Miracle on 5th Street | The Eleanor | 307 W 5th St.
Sippin’ Santa | Nickel City | 1133 E 11th St.
WHO- TEL | W Hotel Austin | 200 Lavaca St.
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