Arianna Auber

Beer, wine & spirits reporter

Arianna Auber writes in-depth news about beer, cocktails and spirits for Liquid Austin and keeps readers in the know about fun local events with the Planner. She lives in South Austin with her fiancé, two dogs and lots of craft beer.

Latest from Arianna Auber

The Saturday of Memorial Day weekend features rosé, oysters and more
 Recreation Float the Moat at NLand Surf Park. NLand will be offering tubing for the first time ever on Memorial Day weekend. You can “float the moat” before or after you spend a session surfing (which is encouraged but not required) and then enjoy a few hours of entertainment. With belly dancing, live music and more, it&rsquo...

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Recreation Float the Moat at NLand Surf Park. NLand will be offering tubing for the first time ever on Memorial Day weekend. You can “float the moat” before or after you spend a session surfing (which is encouraged but not required) and then enjoy a few hours of entertainment. With belly dancing, live music and more, it&rsquo...
Memorial Day weekend events include “Dazed and Confused” pool party
 Art “Regional Fictions.” The name of artists Jamal Cyrus and Julia Barbosa Landois’ exhibit redefines this literary term to examine the lies, falsehoods and omissions present in the lore of a particular geographical region, specifically as it is taught to school children. Their works, both text- and installation-based, mine...

Posted: 6 minutes ago

Art “Regional Fictions.” The name of artists Jamal Cyrus and Julia Barbosa Landois’ exhibit redefines this literary term to examine the lies, falsehoods and omissions present in the lore of a particular geographical region, specifically as it is taught to school children. Their works, both text- and installation-based, mine...
There’s a new Austin brewery, Hitmaker, in former Thirsty Planet space
 Four friends and longtime veterans of the bar and restaurant industry have taken over the vacated brewing facility in Southwest Austin where Thirsty Planet used to be to venture into a new segment of the booze business. Marcos Canchola, Brian Hyde, Joe Holifield and Chris Fish are opening Hitmaker Brewing at 11160 Circle Dr., not far from...

Posted: 6 hours ago

Four friends and longtime veterans of the bar and restaurant industry have taken over the vacated brewing facility in Southwest Austin where Thirsty Planet used to be to venture into a new segment of the booze business. Marcos Canchola, Brian Hyde, Joe Holifield and Chris Fish are opening Hitmaker Brewing at 11160 Circle Dr., not far from...
Austin360 arts list, May 25-31
 Theater & dance “All My Sons.” Arthur Miller’s timeless masterpiece about one man’s dogged, deadly search for the American dream — and the destruction of his family as a result of his actions — will once again grip audiences in this City Theatre production. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday through...

Posted: a day ago

Theater & dance “All My Sons.” Arthur Miller’s timeless masterpiece about one man’s dogged, deadly search for the American dream — and the destruction of his family as a result of his actions — will once again grip audiences in this City Theatre production. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday through...
What to do on Memorial Day weekend 2018 in Austin
 Memorial Day weekend doesn’t just give us an extra day off work — it also marks the beginning of summer. Here’s how to celebrate during all three days. Friday, May 25: Real Ale’s Galactic Hans Launch. Real Ale collaborated with the Alamo Drafthouse to create a Galactic version of their beloved Hans Pils in celebration...

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Memorial Day weekend doesn’t just give us an extra day off work — it also marks the beginning of summer. Here’s how to celebrate during all three days. Friday, May 25: Real Ale’s Galactic Hans Launch. Real Ale collaborated with the Alamo Drafthouse to create a Galactic version of their beloved Hans Pils in celebration...
So long to the downtown Ginger Man, which is moving to new East Austin location
 It’s the end of an era for longtime patrons of the downtown Ginger Man, one of Austin’s very first bars focused on craft beer — the bar on Lavaca Street is closing for good over Memorial Day weekend. But don’t worry, the shutter isn’t for long: The Ginger Man is relocating to one of the hottest East Austin...

Posted: a day ago

It’s the end of an era for longtime patrons of the downtown Ginger Man, one of Austin’s very first bars focused on craft beer — the bar on Lavaca Street is closing for good over Memorial Day weekend. But don’t worry, the shutter isn’t for long: The Ginger Man is relocating to one of the hottest East Austin...
Memorial weekend fun with Hot Luck Fest, “Dazed and Confused” pool party
 1. Hot Luck Fest 6 p.m. May 24 through 9 p.m. May 27. $15-$195. Various locations. hotluckfest.com. The second annual Hot Luck festival returns to Austin this Memorial Day weekend with a dazzling array of regional and national culinary talent, quirky and engaging food programming and eclectic live music acts ranging from swamp funk to post-hardcore...

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1. Hot Luck Fest 6 p.m. May 24 through 9 p.m. May 27. $15-$195. Various locations. hotluckfest.com. The second annual Hot Luck festival returns to Austin this Memorial Day weekend with a dazzling array of regional and national culinary talent, quirky and engaging food programming and eclectic live music acts ranging from swamp funk to post-hardcore...
More events for Thursday, May 24, and beyond
 Theater & dance “All My Sons” at the City Theatre. How far would a man go to protect his family from the past? Arthur Miller’s award-winning stage classic tells the story of patriarch Joe Keller, desperately wanting to secure the financial security of his family and the legacy he spent so many years building. But a bad business...

Posted: 2 days ago

Theater & dance “All My Sons” at the City Theatre. How far would a man go to protect his family from the past? Arthur Miller’s award-winning stage classic tells the story of patriarch Joe Keller, desperately wanting to secure the financial security of his family and the legacy he spent so many years building. But a bad business...
Want to see Balmorhea State Park restored? So does this Texas distillery, with your help 
 Garrison Brothers Distillery makes one of the best bourbons in Texas, but the Hill Country whiskey maker wants to become known for something else now: philanthropy. Namely, Garrison Brothers has started a nonprofit and is hosting a series of summer pool parties to raise money for Balmorhea State Park in West Texas, which houses a spring-fed...

Posted: 2 days ago

Garrison Brothers Distillery makes one of the best bourbons in Texas, but the Hill Country whiskey maker wants to become known for something else now: philanthropy. Namely, Garrison Brothers has started a nonprofit and is hosting a series of summer pool parties to raise money for Balmorhea State Park in West Texas, which houses a spring-fed...
Wednesday marks the start of Blues on the Green, plus more events
 1. Blues on the Green with Black Angels, Night Glitter at Zilker Park 8 p.m. May 23. Free. 2100 Barton Springs Road. kgsr.com. With Blues on the Green, summer is officially back. Fresh off an in-the-clubs revival of its revered Levitation Fest, Austin psych-rock heavy-hitters the Black Angels are kicking off radio station KGSR’s massively...

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1. Blues on the Green with Black Angels, Night Glitter at Zilker Park 8 p.m. May 23. Free. 2100 Barton Springs Road. kgsr.com. With Blues on the Green, summer is officially back. Fresh off an in-the-clubs revival of its revered Levitation Fest, Austin psych-rock heavy-hitters the Black Angels are kicking off radio station KGSR’s massively...