About 30 seconds into my interview with Taylor Kitsch, the actor and sometimes Austinite, best known for playing (increasingly well, as the show went on) high school football star Tim Riggins on “Friday Night Lights,” says the most awesomely Taylor Kitsch-ish thing he possibly could say.
A little background: On New Year’s Eve, the 32-year-old actor is slated to host the second annual fundraiser at Lustre Pearl for the Music for Life, a charitable organization that raises money to combat hunger and poverty in Africa. Last year’s event, also hosted by Kitsch, collected more than $150,000 for the organization.
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New Year’s Eve Rocks Rainey Street for the African Children’s Choir
Hosted by Taylor Kitsch, with a special performance by Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20
When: 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tuesday.
Where: Lustre Pearl, 97 Rainey St.
Cost: $180 for the party and $250 for VIP. Tables available.
Information: www.rockraineystreet.com; 512-469-0400