Veronica Hansen

The Second Sunday Sock Hop

The Second Sunday Sock Hop

Turning out hits from the ’50s to ’70s, this vintage dance party feels more like a gathering of friends than your average bump-and-grind.

Austin Cabaret Theatre: two for the price of one

To welcome their 2007-2008 performance year, Austin Cabaret Theatre is offering a very special deal for their annual Gala fundraiser.

The silent treatment

Schave and Reilly

True physical comedians, Ben Schave and Caitlin Reilly don’t rely on words to entertain their audiences.

Black Star Co-op’s July beer social

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Blackstar Co-op: Beer Social

Photos of Black Star Coop's Beer Social

Photos from Black Star Co-op’s most recent beer social at MonkeyWrench Books.

Take the streets: Austin graffiti

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Guadalupe, between 27th and 28th Streets

Photos of graffiti throughout Austin

Photos of Austin street art.

Women & Their Work: Power Craft

Currently on display at the Women & Their Work art gallery is Austin artist Whitney Lee’s exhibit Power Craft.

Fourth of July fireworks at Zilker Park

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Fourth of July fireworks at Zilker Park

Photos from the 4th of July Fireworks Show at Zilker Park

Photos from The H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert in Zilker Park.

Austin School of Fashion Design sets up SoCo catwalk

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Austin School of Fashion Design runway show

Photos from the ASFD Runway Show

Last Thursday night, the Austin School of Fashion Design had their very own runway show.

Capitol Area Food Bank: Gift of Produce

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Capitol Area Food Bank: Gift of Produce

Capitol Area Food Bank: Gift of Produce

Photos from Capitol Area Food Bank’s event “Gift of Produce,” which happened Tuesday, June 5 at Auditorium Shores.

Things I Never Told You

“Things I Never Told You” is the current exhibition at the Women & Their Work art gallery. The portfolio Denise Prince Martin has worked on for the past five years went public on Thursday, May 17 and will be open until June 23. Each of the photographs shows a different looking woman in a different ambiguous environment, often holding a strange object. All of the images cohesively have an artificial and subtly ironic feeling about them.

Like trying not to get hooked on heroin, minus the vomiting

That Other Paper interviews Martha Kelly

Comedian Martha Kelly spent years making people laugh in Austin before she decided to pack up and head to Los Angeles. But this month she’ll be in town performing in the Alamo Drafthouse’s Master Pancake Theater.

Rally at the Capitol against the partial-birth abortion ban

Thursday, April 19, from 5–6pm — abortion advocates are gathering on the south side of the Capitol to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Federal Abortion Ban.

The event is to raise awareness about the Supreme Court’s decision on partial-birth abortions and to protest similar anti-choice measures, currently being debated in Congress.

National Rattlesnake Sacking Championship

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National Rattlesnake Sacking Championship

That Other Paper | ssssslideshow

In its 35th year, the National Rattlesnake Sacking Championship was held last weekend in Taylor. TOP photographer Veronica Hansen photographed the event.

John Kerry to speak at Book People

This event has been postponed until further notice
photo / Tom Conder 

This Friday, April 6, John Kerry will be speaking at Book People (Lamar and 6th) at 2:30pm

I went to Quiznos today…

…and to pay for my sandwich combo (which was $8.21, BTW) I handed the cashier a $10 bill. As she quickly punched a button to open the cash drawer, I remembered I had a quarter in my pocket and handed it to her, apologizing for the inconvenience. After looking at my hand, which was extending the quarter, the cashier paused and informed me that she was incapable of figuring out the change necessary since she had already rung up the correct total.

What has become of mental math?

Zilker Park Kite Festival

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David Gomberg of Gomberg Kite Productions relaxes at the festival.

Photos from the Zilker Kite Festival

Feb 13: Fire in West Campus

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West Campus fire, 13 February 2007
Photos from the West Campus fire In the early morning of February 13, a fire broke out in Austin’s West Campus neighborhood. That Other Paper has exclusive photos from the scene.

Jan 27: Anti-war rally

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Photos from the anti-war rally | January 27, 2007 On Saturday, January 27, people gathered at Austin City Hall for an anti-war rally. Similar rallies were going on in other cities, including the nation’s capital.

Draft Sessions at Independence Brewing Company

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Draft Sessions at Independence Brewing Company
slideshow of Draft Sessions at Independence Brewing Company | January 20, 2007 That Other Paper stopped by Draft Sessions at Austin’s Independence Brewing Company last Saturday night.