Freebie(s!) of the Week
Fantastic Fest is nearly upon us! The Alamo Drafthouse's yearly festival of absolutely crazy genre movies boasts everything from the premiere of Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills to Kid's Police, a Japanese action flick where detectives get hit with anti-aging serum but still have to fight some mega-scary crime lords. Tickets are about to sell out, but thankfully we've got a pair of 2nd-half badges to give away to whoever tweets their fave Rodriguez movie and a good reason why (other than vampire strippers)
The folks behind Launch787 have teamed with a former editor from Architectural Record and hand-picked a selection of seven homes that are all way cooler than yours for this year's Smarter Spaces Tour. The spots range from penthouse condos to solar-powered bungalows, tweet at us to win tickets
Thursday, September 5th
Much-loved food truck The Peached Tortilla is teaming up with Real Ale for a pop-up dinner starring the likes of Hawaiian pork belly and Korean braised short ribs. You best believe there'll be Oktoberfest brews...
The Converse-wearing college radio DJs at KVRX are throwing a back to school bash at Mohawk with performances by Borrisokane, Black Books, and Big Bill. Yes, there are videos of all the bands right here
Texas country legend Dale Watson plays Craft Pride tonight. Wash it down with one of the best pizzas in the nation
Friday, September 6th
Order yourself a delicious Kebabalicious wrap, and you'll find yourself in possession of two golden tickets redeemable for fame and fortune and beer at neighboring Mugshots
Saturday, September 7th
Twerking pioneer and dancehall general Major Lazer is taking over New Braunfels with a block party starring the likes of Flosstradamus and Harlem-shaker Baauer. Get pon de floor!
The world's largest inflatable water slide is just one of the daunting difficulties you'll face on the Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5k Race
Sunday, September 8th
The whole-hog enthusiast and pop-up chef behind the Red Wattle is strutting his stuff at a cooking demo at the HOPE Farmers Market. Say... Wattle?
Meth-heads unite at The North Door for a live projection of the newest episode of Breaking Bad.