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

Austin360 arts list, Aug. 17-23
 Theater & dance “All Shook Up.” The 60th year of Zilker Theatre Productions’ annual summer musical takes us back to the 1950s, the decade of the inaugural show, and serves as a modern twist on a Shakespeare classic: “Twelfth Night.” The jukebox musical “All Shook Up” features 24 Elvis Presley hits...

Posted: 9 hours ago

Theater & dance “All Shook Up.” The 60th year of Zilker Theatre Productions’ annual summer musical takes us back to the 1950s, the decade of the inaugural show, and serves as a modern twist on a Shakespeare classic: “Twelfth Night.” The jukebox musical “All Shook Up” features 24 Elvis Presley hits...
This new spiced cider from Austin Eastciders will make it feel like fall in Texas
 In a couple of months’ time, we’ll all be lamenting Texas’ lack of a true autumn — no leaves changing colors, no drop in temperature below 80-degrees — but one local cidery has found a way to make it seem like fall will have arrived anyway. Austin Eastciders’ newest canned offering, Spiced Cider...

Posted: a day ago

In a couple of months’ time, we’ll all be lamenting Texas’ lack of a true autumn — no leaves changing colors, no drop in temperature below 80-degrees — but one local cidery has found a way to make it seem like fall will have arrived anyway. Austin Eastciders’ newest canned offering, Spiced Cider...
Kick off the weekend with oysters and cocktails at Fairmont Austin
 Art “Black Rainbow” at Dimension Gallery. New sculptural works by multimedia artist Terra Goolsby, who takes inspiration from mythology, mysticism, science fiction, religious lore and psychology, deconstruct perceptions of idolatry. Each of her works is created using a variety of sensual materials including porcelain, fur and...

Posted: a day ago

Art “Black Rainbow” at Dimension Gallery. New sculptural works by multimedia artist Terra Goolsby, who takes inspiration from mythology, mysticism, science fiction, religious lore and psychology, deconstruct perceptions of idolatry. Each of her works is created using a variety of sensual materials including porcelain, fur and...
The annual Bat Fest, Strange Land summer luau top weekend events
 1. 14th Annual Bat Fest 4 p.m. to midnight Aug. 18. $15-$200. Congress Avenue Bridge, 100 S. Congress Ave. roadwayevents.com/event/bat-fest/. Austin has a deep, abiding love for the 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats that emerge from beneath the Congress Avenue Bridge at dusk. To celebrate these unofficial mascots of ours, head to the bridge...

Posted: a day ago

1. 14th Annual Bat Fest 4 p.m. to midnight Aug. 18. $15-$200. Congress Avenue Bridge, 100 S. Congress Ave. roadwayevents.com/event/bat-fest/. Austin has a deep, abiding love for the 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats that emerge from beneath the Congress Avenue Bridge at dusk. To celebrate these unofficial mascots of ours, head to the bridge...
New tropical-themed cocktail bar, Last Straw, opens in prime East Austin space
 Ready to take a vacation without ever leaving the city? You’re in luck: Last Straw, a cocktail bar that has pegged itself as the place to go when you want to forget the outside world, will open this week in the former Chicon space on East Sixth Street. And it really looks like a tropical paradise. Awash in colors — dusky...

Posted: a day ago

Ready to take a vacation without ever leaving the city? You’re in luck: Last Straw, a cocktail bar that has pegged itself as the place to go when you want to forget the outside world, will open this week in the former Chicon space on East Sixth Street. And it really looks like a tropical paradise. Awash in colors — dusky...
Wednesday events include return of Circus Chickendog
 Music Warren Hood at ABGB. Fiddler and bandleader Hood was typically low-key about his group celebrating its three-year anniversary of this popular weekly residency gig recently, suggesting residencies really start hitting their peak around year five. Hood knows the territory, having played many of them himself after being raised amid the...

Posted: 2 days ago

Music Warren Hood at ABGB. Fiddler and bandleader Hood was typically low-key about his group celebrating its three-year anniversary of this popular weekly residency gig recently, suggesting residencies really start hitting their peak around year five. Hood knows the territory, having played many of them himself after being raised amid the...
50 restaurants where you can take your dog in Austin
 It’s no secret that Austin is a dog-friendly city — especially when it comes to taking our four-legged friends with us to eat out. A recent ranking by personal finance site WalletHub declared our canine-crazy town the country’s fourth most pet-friendly and its top dog when it comes to pet-friendly restaurants per...

Posted: 2 days ago

It’s no secret that Austin is a dog-friendly city — especially when it comes to taking our four-legged friends with us to eat out. A recent ranking by personal finance site WalletHub declared our canine-crazy town the country’s fourth most pet-friendly and its top dog when it comes to pet-friendly restaurants per...
Seeking Tuesday fun? Head to the Line Austin for Sunset Waves party
 Nightlife Sunset Waves at the Line Austin. Bid adieu to summer with Austin’s newest hotel. Sunset Waves is a poolside DJ series, produced in conjunction with iconic music venue the Mohawk, that is geared especially toward locals. Tobacco, a DJ and frontman of the popular Philadelphia rock band Black Moth Super Rainbow, will be providing...

Posted: 3 days ago

Nightlife Sunset Waves at the Line Austin. Bid adieu to summer with Austin’s newest hotel. Sunset Waves is a poolside DJ series, produced in conjunction with iconic music venue the Mohawk, that is geared especially toward locals. Tobacco, a DJ and frontman of the popular Philadelphia rock band Black Moth Super Rainbow, will be providing...
Kick off your week with bar spelling bee and more events
 Recreation Pints & Poses at Hyatt Regency Austin. A good life’s all about balance, right? Find it with this serene evening of yoga and a beer. The monthly vinyasa flow yoga class returns with live meditative music from local yoga DJ Trey Tarwater and instruction by Ferny Barcelo and Zuzu Perkal. (Bring your own mat.) Following the class...

Posted: 4 days ago

Recreation Pints & Poses at Hyatt Regency Austin. A good life’s all about balance, right? Find it with this serene evening of yoga and a beer. The monthly vinyasa flow yoga class returns with live meditative music from local yoga DJ Trey Tarwater and instruction by Ferny Barcelo and Zuzu Perkal. (Bring your own mat.) Following the class...
Literary Libations, Bat Fest, more Austin events to close out summer
 1. Austin Restaurant Weeks Starts Aug. 16 and continues through Sept. 3. Various locations. austinrestaurantweeks.org. Locals have half a month to explore some of their favorite restaurants and new-to-them eateries with this ongoing benefit for the Central Texas Food Bank. Participating Austin restaurants will offer specially priced lunches...

Posted: 5 days ago

1. Austin Restaurant Weeks Starts Aug. 16 and continues through Sept. 3. Various locations. austinrestaurantweeks.org. Locals have half a month to explore some of their favorite restaurants and new-to-them eateries with this ongoing benefit for the Central Texas Food Bank. Participating Austin restaurants will offer specially priced lunches...
Weekend events continue with opening of Ransom Center art exhibit

Posted: 6 days ago

Art “Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance.” This Ransom Center exhibit looks at the American artist’s process of book design and production via photographs, drawings and prints alongside archival production materials, preliminary sketches and notebooks. Ruscha’s work explores themes such as the manufactured romance of...