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Like Christmas lights with burnt-out bulbs, stars are disappearing from our night skies as light pollution grows ever brighter.
Driving the news: For Night Skies Month, a band of Central Texans is aiming to dim outside lights a smidge.
What's happening: Asher caught up with him and his self-described homie and bodyguard Samuel Franco at Southwest Austin's Cruzteca. The unassuming strip mall spot is operated by Tony Galindo, who named the place for his grandfather, the local restaurateur Cruz Galindo.
Crux Collective, the funding arm of Austin-based Crux Climbing Center, has added gym management tech company Approach to its portfolio.
Driving the news: Approach, which offers a point-of-sale platform, announced Wednesday that it raised $1.5 million in a seed funding round led by Crux Collective.
George Strait will descend upon Austin on April 29 for the grand opening celebration of the new Moody Center.
State of play: “Strait from Moody Center” will feature the king of country alongside Willie Nelson and his Family band. San Marcos-based Randy Rogers Band will open the show.
Austin City Limits is over and Formula 1 is zooming into town.
Take a break from the chaos with some low-key plans this week.
The Long Time, a 5-acre outdoor venue in far east Austin, will host the Texas Playboys' final game of the season this Saturday, promising an afternoon of sandlot baseball, live music, cold beer and hot dogs.
State of play: Once a month, the coed sandlot club made up of local musicians, filmmakers and artists, heads to The Long Time, operated by Austin designer Jack Sanders. The Texas Playboys will face off against the Tulsa City Saturns this weekend.
As we peek out of the pandemic, we checked in with Marc Pouhé, a veteran Austin stage actor, about how the theater scene has been interrupted — and what he’s looking forward to next.
Details: Pouhé, who lives in Georgetown, will return to full in-person, live theater this winter, reprising his role as Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol" at the Zach Scott Theater.
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