So much to do, so little time to do it. Here are some of the hot happenings going on this weekend in the ATX.
The Off-Centered Film Fest – The 5th annual festival kicked off last night with the Blazing Saddles Quote-Along Rolling Roadshow Beer Party. Attendees were treated to beer offerings from 15 local breweries, cap guns to shoot along with Black Bart and the Waco Kid and a pie booth benefiting The Texas Craft Brewers Guild.
Alamo Drafthouse CEO & Founder Tim League, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Founder and Head Brewer Sam Calagione, Ken Marino (Wet Hot American Summer, Role Models, Wanderlust) and Jo Lo Truglio (Wet Hot American Summer, Superbad, Wanderlust) were all in attendance. Events continue throughout the weekend. Click here for more information.
Old Settler’s Music Festival – It’s no Coachella, but the three day music festival hosts some crowd drawing acts as well including Iron and Wine, Amos Lee, Lissie, local faves Sarah Jarosz and Bob Schneider, among others. The Festival is held at Salt Lick Pavilion and Camp Ben McCulloch. Click for MORE INFO.
We Walk the Line: A Celebration of Johnny Cash – The celebration of The Man in Black, presented by ACL Live, marks what would have been his 80th birthday with a concert taking place at Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater. The concert happens Friday and includes Grammy-winning and nominated musicians Carolina Chocolate Drops, Kenny Chesney, Chris Cornell, Ronnie Dunn, Jamey Johnson, Kris Kristofferson, Ray LaMontagne, Amy Lee and Lucinda Williams, as well as performances by Brandi Carlile, Andy Grammer, John Hiatt, Shooter Jennings and Rhett Miller.
Tim Gunn – The Project Runway mentor makes a stop in Central Texas on Saturday to host the Lucky You Runway Contest featuring the spring 2012 Lucky Brand Jeans collection at Barton Creek Square. I met Mr. “Make it Work” Gunn in Austin a couple of years back and I can tell you in all certainty that this man is FAB!
And that’s it. Though I feel like I’m missing something. Am I missing something? If so, comment below and let me know. If not, stalk on, my friends.