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Austin terrorist mischaracterized

Austin terrorist mischaracterized

Erindy Beloney

March 28, 2018

Mark Anthony Conditt terrorized an entire city over the course of three weeks, successfully committing two murders and multiple serious assaults along the way. Only certain information has been disclosed to the public about the Conditt case. Many reports characterize Conditt to be generally harmles...

SXSW 2017: A survival guide

Raquel E. Alonzo and Ryan Thompson

March 8, 2017

It’s that time of the year again! South by Southwest—better known as SXSW—is upon us. Whether you’re a first-time goer or a returning fan, here’s a list of local artists trekking to Austin, artists of interest that will be attending, where to find free shows and tips on how to get the most of...

San Antonio vs. Austin: A breakdown of Texas’ (borderline) taco civil war

San Antonio vs. Austin: A breakdown of Texas’ (borderline) taco civil war

Ashlee Morales

October 4, 2016

In case you were living under a rock (or outside of Texas) in 2016, you’re aware that San Antonio and Austin, TX became involved in an epic taco war. It all began in mid-February, with the publication of an article in Austin Eater written by Matthew Sedacca crediting Austin as “the birthplace of ...

Austin City Limits Festival stays hot

October 13, 2015

Brayden Boren, The Paisano “What’s up, ACL! It’s hot as f---!” The words of Amealia Meath, lead singer of the electronic group Sylvan Esso, rang out to a crowd of thousands that were all too aware of Austin’s latent heat this past Sunday afternoon. Fans eager to see big...

2015 X Games takes over Austin

June 12, 2015

Photo by Kaitlyn Egan The X Games celebrated its 20th anniversary as the extreme sporting event invaded Austin, Texas for the 2015 chapter. The four-day event featured the world’s greatest skaters, BMX bikers, rally-car racers and motocross riders. Australian born Vince Byron made history ...

Fun Fun Fun Fest: Day 2

November 9, 2014

Marcus Connolly/ The Paisano After waking up early, the media team and I decided to take our time getting to the festival grounds and stopped at a local food truck “Fry Baby” for some breakfast tacos. Savoring the taste of both the carnitas and chicken tacos I ordered, I knew today wa...

Aziz Ansari at Moontower Comedy Festival

April 22, 2014

The Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival in Austin started off strong this past weekend with headliner Aziz Anzari, co-star of the hit NBC comedy “Parks & Recreation." Back to back shows on Friday April 18th and Saturday April 19th were sold out at the Bass Theater and Concert Hall on the campu...

Show Recap: Against me! at SXSW

March 19, 2014

Courtesy of Ryan Russell/ Nervous Energies After a long day of walking, writing, and interviews, some would say that you need to relax. My quest for relaxation brought me to the Red 7 on March 13th for the Brooklyn Vegan showcase featuring Against Me!, and that is exactly what I needed. Ag...

SXSW 2014


March 18, 2014

Band Preview: Quiet Company

March 18, 2014

Michael Turnini/ The Paisano Quiet company is an alternative rock band from Austin, Texas that captures all listeners with their tranquil sound and heart felt lyrics. They have been featured on Esquire’s 2014 “SXSW Bands You Need To Hear”, and have won ten Austin Music awards th...

SXSW 2014 day 4 recap

March 18, 2014

Rafael Gutierrez/ The Paisano I had Thursday off during the week of SXSW, and I can truly say that I missed it. Showing up a bit later this time, Rafael and I were determined to try our own as street performers. Rafael had bought along sketch paper and drawing utensils to draw the ...

SXSW 2014 day 3 recap

March 18, 2014

Rafael Gutierrez Day 3 of SXSW started a bit later than the previous 2 days. I decided to bring my girlfriend along for the fun this time! We arrived in Austin around 9pm ready to chase the sound of music that was streaming in the air from just about every bar on 6th street. The f...