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Chad Calek and Justin Holstein give a talk at Emo's in Austin on new documentary, Sir No Face

Do Ghosts Exist? Austin Gets a Glimpse of Sir NoFace

Do you believe in ghosts? Had you spent an August evening with filmmakers Chad Calek and Justin Holstein, you might have said “yes.” The two noted paranormal investigators were in Austin to promote their latest project, Sir NoFace. This documentary investigates a “full-body apparition” recorded by an Australian paranormal team. Is the image an accomplished fake, or does the footage prove, once…

08/15/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
Various members of Stout Magazine book panel at Top Trip Rentals property in Austin

“Stretch” Comes to Austin’s Graeber House

Mermaids have swum here. Musicians played (perhaps you were one of the guests for the SoFar pop-up concert with Harvest Thieves, Brookfield, and Zula Montez). Maybe your company held private events here during Austin’s annual conference celebration, South By Southwest (SXSW).   However you know 410 E. 6th St., the Graeber House, we’ve got a…

06/28/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
Austin crowd at ACL 2016 for Cage the Elephant shown on screen

Top Trip Rentals Supports Musicians During SXSW

In honor of two anniversaries–30 years of South by Southwest, Austin’s premier festival  (1987–2017), and Top Trip Rentals’ 10th anniversary–we gave SXSW 2017 musicians a special promotional rate during their stay. Yes, while ATX room rates hit high notes, we lowered rates to $30 a night so musicians could conveniently rock a 6th Street launch pad during their SXSW’s performances.…

03/14/2017 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings
Clouds at sunset at ACL 2016

ACL Memories: Reflecting on 2016

Now that the dust has settled (literally), let’s take a moment to reflect on Austin City Limits 2016. This year, ACL festival managers went for a younger crowd and the music skewed heavy on EDM. I wandered around and saw a number of bands: Catfish and the Bottlemen, Melanie Martinez, and Cage the Elephant all…

10/13/2016 | by admin | No Comments | Happenings