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October 2019 - ATX Fun - Austin-San Antonio Fun, Travel & Educational Opportunities

Hear Austin’s Top Food Blogger Nov 11 at Book People

Come hear Austin’s top food blogger Jane Ko (A Taste of Koko) speak on her new book, Koko’s Guide to Austin, a pocket-sized travel guidebook to eating and drinking your way through Austin. Purchase Koko’s Guide to Austin at the event to have your copy signed!

Photo of food blogger Jane Ko

Read Jane’s blog here:

Follow Jane on Instagram: @atasteofkoko

Date: November 11

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Book People, 603 North Lamar Blvd.

Cost: Free


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“The Good Liar”, Free Movie in South San Antonio Nov 7 @7 PM

AARP’s Free Pre-Release Screening of THE GOOD LIAR
Especially for Helen Mirren fans!
You are invited to a FREE screening of The Good Liar!
Career con man Roy Courtnay (Ian McKellen) sets his sights on his latest mark: recently widowed Betty McLeish (Helen Mirren), worth millions. And he means to take it all. But as the two draw closer, what should have been another simple swindle takes on the ultimate stakes
Rated R for some strong violence, and for language and brief nudity.
Tickets are FREE but registration is REQUIRED for entry. To find tickets, search for your city below and click on the link to register.

November 07, 2019 at 7:00 PM9:00 PM CT

City Base Entertainment2623 SE Military Drive, San Antonio, Texas, 78223, USA


Almost-Free Views & Brews at Zilker Clubhouse, 530pm on Oct. 30

This is a donation event, with minimum donation $1

Join us in Austin as we celebrate the next chapter of Scenic Texas and the relaunch of Scenic Austin by honoring Senator Kirk Watson

About this Event

Don’t miss this Old Austin nostalgic night, as we look forward to Austin’s future looking more scenic! We will have Dark Skies Black Pilsner on tap (named for the Dark Sky Association) donated by Vista Brewing, a taco/nacho bar by Smoke N’ Roses, Deep Eddy drinks, an ecological glass art creation by local artist Allison Lipkin for auction, some wares from The Sage Soul, and information on the Hill Country Alliance a partner and environmental organization focused on land conservancy and Dark Sky protection. Scenic Texas will also honor Senator Kirk Watson with the Scenic Star Award.

Date And Time

Wed, October 30, 2019

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT

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Zilker Park Clubhouse

200 Arnulfo Alonso Way

Austin, TX 78704

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Isabella Rossellini Interview in Austin, Noon on Nov 13, Free Admission

Overheard tapes Isabella Rossellini 11/13

Please join KLRU’s Overheard with Evan Smith for an interview with Isabella Rossellini on November 13 at 12:15 p.m. in KLRU’s Studio 6A (map). The event is free but an RSVP is required.


Isabella Rossellini is a renowned actress and model who grew up in Paris and Rome. At 19 she moved to New York City to work as a translator and journalist for RAI-Italian Television. She began her modeling career at age 28, and in 1982 began a 14-year run as the exclusive spokesperson for the cosmetic brand Lancôme.

Rossellini, who is the daughter of film legends Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini, made her cinematic debut in 1979. She has appeared in films such as Blue Velvet and Death Becomes Her and has worked with iconic directors like Robert Zemeckis, David O. Russell, David Lynch and Taylor Hackford. At age 66, Rossellini earned her master’s degree in animal behavior and conservation. She is on tour with her theatrical show, Link Link Circus, which deals with animal behavior and cognition.

Wednesday, November 13 at 12:15 p.m.
KLRU’s Studio 6A (map)
Doors for KLRU members at 11:15 a.m.
Doors for general admission 11:45 a.m.
Entrance is based upon capacity.

Entry procedures:
• KLRU members receive early studio access. This benefit is available only to current members with valid RSVP for up to 5 total guests in each party.
Not a member? Donate here.
• General admission begins 30 minutes after KLRU member entry. Priority access for members also ends at this time (no jumping the line).
• All attendees are still required to RSVP as usual. If the deadline has passed, walk-up admission may be offered on a space-available basis.
• Lobby doors will remain closed until published entry times. Lines will form outside on the plaza, rain or shine; please prepare accordingly. KLRU personnel will be available to assist guests with accessibility needs.
• ADA access is shown on KLRU’s map.

We hope you’ll be there as Overheard with Evan Smith continues its tenth season of interviews featuring engaging conversations with fascinating people. The show airs on PBS stations nationally and presents a wide range of thoughtmakers and tastemakers from the fields of politics, journalism, business, arts, sports and more. Please join us and be part of the studio audience at this taping with Isabella Rossellini. And don’t forget you can watch past episodes anytime at

FREE Movie: “Motherless Brooklyn”, 7pm on Oct. 28, North Austin

Select AARP members & a guest are invited to a free screening of MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN starring Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Willem Dafoe and Alec Baldwin.
Lionel Essrog (Edward Norton), a lonely private detective living with Tourette Syndrome, ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna (Bruce Willis). Armed only with a few clues and the engine of his obsessive mind, Lionel unravels closely guarded secrets that hold the fate of New York in the balance. In a mystery that carries him from gin-soaked jazz clubs in Harlem to the hard-edged slums of Brooklyn and, finally, into the gilded halls of New York’s power brokers, Lionel contends with thugs, corruption and the most dangerous man in the city to honor his friend and save the woman who might be his own salvation.

Rated for language throughout, including some sexual references, brief drug use, and violence. Audio assistance is unavailable for this screening.

Tickets are FREE but registration is REQUIRED. Click “Get Tickets” to register to see MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN now!

Led Zeppelin Tribute Band at Saxon Pub, No Cover, Oct 28, 2019

Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. ~6 PM

Be Among the first to hear the NEW and IMPROVED Tex Zep @ Saxon Pub!


Bob FM presents the NEW and IMPROVED Tex Zep at Saxon Pub on October 28th! The band had a bit of a shake up when Sefo left to go back to Spain, but our friend, Mark Miller stepped in on guitar and is also helping to manage the band. They have a new lead singer, who many consider the BEST female rock n roller in Austin– Jocelyn Donegan– And she is backed up by an all star cast of musicians!

On lead guitar is Tim Veillon, who you might know because he is also with The Damn Torpedoes. Ron D’Argenio is on keyboards, but also covers mandolin and harmonica. Kostamos Yiacoumis is their award-winning drummer. Palli Palladino, a recording artist from NYC, is on bass. The band is rounded out by the great Mark Miller, of Strange Days and Bubble Puppy fame, on guitar.

So, if you love Led Zeppelin, come down to Saxon Pub to hear this tribute band! They’ve been working very hard over the last several months to be ready for this night! It’s going to be special!
Arrive: 5:30
Music: 6:00