Celebrated musical ‘In the Heights’ comes to Austin

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents the Tony Award winning musical In the Heights, directed by Jerry Ruiz, April 9-19, 2014 at the B. Iden Payne Theatre.

[11/15] Preview: Cine Las Americas and ACC to screen ‘Granito: How to Nail a Dictator’

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival along with the Peace and Conflicts Program at Austin Community College present the social movement documentary Granito: How to Nail a Dictator on Nov. 15.

(11/6) Preview: Cine Las Americas screens PBS Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement Documentary

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival along with The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center present Chicano! History of the American Civil Rights Movement Part Three: Taking Back the Schools and Part Four: Fighting for Political Power tonight at 8 p.m.

(11/3) Preview: Cine Las Americas presents dinner and a movie featuring ‘Cronos’

Join Cine Las Americas as they present the notable director Guillermo del Toro’s first feature film, Cronos on Sunday, Nov. 3. It’s a dinner and a movie.

Panteleon Films to release ‘Pulling Strings’ in October

Jaime Camil and Laura Ramsey come together in the bilingual comedy, Pulling Strings, releasing nationwide Oct. 4.

Preview: (10/1) ‘La Maleta Mexicana’ screens at UT Belo Center

Cine Las Americas and UT have collaborated to present the documentary film La Maleta Mexicana (The Mexican Suitcase). Director Trisha Ziff will be in attendance on Oct. 1, the day of the screening.

(9/26) Preview: The Austin Facial Hair Club brings LoterĂ­a to Mohawk

The Austin Facial Hair Club presents Loteria! at the Mohawk on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

(8/27) Preview: Mexican American Cultural Center Screens ‘Pepe El Toro’

The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center presents its Cine De Oro film series the last Tuesday of each month. On August 27, join the Cultural Center for the premiere of Pepe El Toro (Pepe the Bull).

Texas Performing Arts to present U.S. premiere of Piazzolla Project

The Texas Performing Arts presents the U.S. premiere of Piazzolla Project, which celebrates the works of renowned Argentine tango composer and bandoneon player Astor Piazzolla. On Sept.18 the Bass Concert Hall will be hosting the event.

El Vez to perform in Austin for Long Center summer concert series

El Vez, the Mexican American and Elvis Presley inspired band, is performing on Sunday, Sept. 1 at the Longcenter for the Labor Day concert extravaganza, So Long Summer.