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.
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A Simple Favor Preview Screening
Before A Simple Favor opened in theaters nationwide, a group of lucky Austinites were treated to a free preview screening, complete with makeovers, a photo booth, and giveaways. As the audience filed out of Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, we heard lots of raves. It seems like nobody saw that ending coming.
Bobby Bones Joins “Dancing With The Stars”
“Dancing With the Stars” announced the cast for its upcoming season 27 and it includes iHeart Radio DJ Bobby Bones! His syndicated radio show The Bobby Bones Show got its start right here in Austin. Some other cast members you may (or may not) recognize are Nancy McKeon, Mary Lou Retton, and Demarcus Ware.
White Boy Rick Red Carpet Premiere
Before hitting theaters on Friday, September 14, White Boy Rick screened to an audience of Austinites at the Austin Film Society theater. Star Matthew McConaughey was on hand to walk the red carpet and say hello to Austin fans and neighbors.
FOMO Factory Opens in Austin
Heralded as Austin’s first immersive selfie space, The FOMO Factory is now open. Located in downtown Austin on Red River St., the art pop up runs through October 21. Austin.com took part in a special sneak preview and we’ve gotta say, this is one experience you don’t want to miss (if you love posting fun pics on Instagram, that is).
“Fear the Walking Dead” Goes Inside Brackenridge Hospital
On Sunday’s episode of “Fear the Walking Dead,” we’ll get to go inside a zombie infested Brackenridge Hospital. Austinites were all abuzz when the production took over the former hospital campus, nearby streets, and parking garages in May. Now it seems that we’ll finally get to see what exactly they were shooting when “FTWD” airs on AMC on Sunday at 8 p.m.