Six Must-Attend Events: July 26-August 1

HILLSBORO

Cult Squared
There is no definitive formula for a cult movie.  Often, some aspect of the film just takes on a life of its own. That’s what happened with the 1996 comedy Bottle Rocket, which was the feature debut of the Texas filmmaker Wes Anderson (he won the MTV Movie Award for best new filmmaker that year) and the beginning of the film careers of two other Texans, the Dallas-born Luke and Owen Wilson.

Six Must-Attend Events: July 12-19

AUSTIN  

Piece of Her Heart
Broadway has been attracted to Texas women lately. Ann, the play about Governor Ann Richards, just finished its run. And in September, A Night With Janis Joplin, a musical about Port Arthur’s booming voice of the blues, who lived fast and died young (when she was 27), in 1970, will begin previews at the Lyceum Theatre in New York.

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