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 Austin Modern Home Tour returns Saturday, plus other events
 Art “Residual.”
            ICOSA Collective artists Katy Horan and Teruko Nimura interpret the concept of hauntings, from unresolved personal and societal experiences that resonate in the present day to variations on the traditional ghosts and spirits found in superstition and folklore. They’ll include a mix of drawing...

Posted: 10 hours ago

Art “Residual.” ICOSA Collective artists Katy Horan and Teruko Nimura interpret the concept of hauntings, from unresolved personal and societal experiences that resonate in the present day to variations on the traditional ghosts and spirits found in superstition and folklore. They’ll include a mix of drawing...
Chekhov, comedy and young photographers and more this weekend
 Comedy Brian Posehn at Cap City Comedy Club.
            Posehn embodies that comedy cocktail of approachability and aloofness that defines the ’90s alternative comedy scene. I remember first seeing him on the now legendary “Mr. Show with Bob and David” on HBO, on tours like “Comedians of Comedy” and in movies...

Posted: 10 hours ago

Comedy Brian Posehn at Cap City Comedy Club. Posehn embodies that comedy cocktail of approachability and aloofness that defines the ’90s alternative comedy scene. I remember first seeing him on the now legendary “Mr. Show with Bob and David” on HBO, on tours like “Comedians of Comedy” and in movies...
Free events this week include Texas Independence Day at the Driskill
 Sunday David Neff at BookPeople. Have you explored the eccentric local dwellings on the Austin Weird Homes Tour? One of the co-founders, Neff, has chronicled the one-of-a-kind houses first featured in the tour with a new book, “Weird Homes: The People and Places that Keep Austin Strangely Wonderful.” He’ll talk and sign...

Posted: 11 hours ago

Sunday David Neff at BookPeople. Have you explored the eccentric local dwellings on the Austin Weird Homes Tour? One of the co-founders, Neff, has chronicled the one-of-a-kind houses first featured in the tour with a new book, “Weird Homes: The People and Places that Keep Austin Strangely Wonderful.” He’ll talk and sign...
‘Come and Take It’: Lone Star celebrates Texas Independence Day with special cans
 Texans have a lot of state pride. Which means that, for us, Texas Independence Day is just about as important as the Fourth of July.  And now we have a beer to celebrate with. Lone Star, the so-called national beer of Texas, has gotten a temporary makeover in honor of our beloved state’s 182nd birthday — the day, in 1836...

Posted: 22 hours ago

Texans have a lot of state pride. Which means that, for us, Texas Independence Day is just about as important as the Fourth of July.  And now we have a beer to celebrate with. Lone Star, the so-called national beer of Texas, has gotten a temporary makeover in honor of our beloved state’s 182nd birthday — the day, in 1836...
Where to celebrate National Margarita Day in Austin
 Let’s be honest: Just about every day in Austin is a good day for margaritas. But Thursday will be especially so — because it’s National Margarita Day, when we can all celebrate one of our all-time favorite drinks.  Head to one of these local bars and restaurants during happy hour to enjoy the tequila cocktail...

Posted: a day ago

Let’s be honest: Just about every day in Austin is a good day for margaritas. But Thursday will be especially so — because it’s National Margarita Day, when we can all celebrate one of our all-time favorite drinks.  Head to one of these local bars and restaurants during happy hour to enjoy the tequila cocktail...
After one year in business, a Pflugerville brewery is shutting down 
 In a stark reminder the beer business isn’t so easy, Idle Vine Brewery in Pflugerville announced yesterday that it will be closing down in a couple of weeks. The announcement, made on the brewery’s Facebook page, noted that Idle Vine’s last day is March 3, when the brewery is throwing a fundraiser for the Pflugerville...

Posted: a day ago

In a stark reminder the beer business isn’t so easy, Idle Vine Brewery in Pflugerville announced yesterday that it will be closing down in a couple of weeks. The announcement, made on the brewery’s Facebook page, noted that Idle Vine’s last day is March 3, when the brewery is throwing a fundraiser for the Pflugerville...
A new Texas whiskey distillery, Fierce Whiskers, is coming to Southeast Austin
 Kentucky isn’t the only state in the U.S. that knows how to make great bourbon. An upcoming whiskey distillery in Southeast Austin aims to remind us of that with its distinctly Texas offerings. Fierce Whiskers Distillery — so named in reference to a comment former U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes made about Austin — plans...

Posted: 2 days ago

Kentucky isn’t the only state in the U.S. that knows how to make great bourbon. An upcoming whiskey distillery in Southeast Austin aims to remind us of that with its distinctly Texas offerings. Fierce Whiskers Distillery — so named in reference to a comment former U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes made about Austin — plans...
Austin Oyster Fest, other events provide the weekend’s merriment
 1. Austin Oyster Festival Noon Feb. 24. $60-$115. The Lawn at Seaholm, 800 W. Cesar Chavez St. austinoysterfestival.com. It’s a testament to our foodie-happy city that there’s a full day devoted to a variety of Gulf and East Coast oysters prepared in nearly every way imaginable: on the half-shell, grilled, roasted, fried, in gumbo...

Posted: 2 days ago

1. Austin Oyster Festival Noon Feb. 24. $60-$115. The Lawn at Seaholm, 800 W. Cesar Chavez St. austinoysterfestival.com. It’s a testament to our foodie-happy city that there’s a full day devoted to a variety of Gulf and East Coast oysters prepared in nearly every way imaginable: on the half-shell, grilled, roasted, fried, in gumbo...
Zombies! Beer! And more things to do on a Thursday
 Recreation “Shaun of the Dead” Pub Run.
            This February, zombies are invading the Paramount Theatre. But the Paramount already has a solution — drink beer and run. Participants will meet there and run to the American-Statesman parking lot for lots of zombie fun and a pint of liquid courage from Austin Beerworks...

Posted: 2 days ago

Recreation “Shaun of the Dead” Pub Run. This February, zombies are invading the Paramount Theatre. But the Paramount already has a solution — drink beer and run. Participants will meet there and run to the American-Statesman parking lot for lots of zombie fun and a pint of liquid courage from Austin Beerworks...
A ‘Curious Incident,’ comedy and more things to do in Austin
 Theater & dance “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Zach Theatre is the first regional theater in Texas to produce this Tony Award-winning play, an adaptation of a novel. Mark Haddon’s international bestseller is about a gifted 15-year-old boy who has extraordinary intelligence but is not equipped to interpret...

Posted: 3 days ago

Theater & dance “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Zach Theatre is the first regional theater in Texas to produce this Tony Award-winning play, an adaptation of a novel. Mark Haddon’s international bestseller is about a gifted 15-year-old boy who has extraordinary intelligence but is not equipped to interpret...
Need a Wednesday activity? See ‘Enron’ or listen to André Aciman
 1. “Enron” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21-25 and 27, March 1-3; 2 p.m. Feb. 24 and 25, March 4. $5-$26. Oscar G. Brockett Theatre, 300 E. 23rd St. theatredance.utexas.edu. The University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance is producing this true story of false profits — the astounding rise and fall of the Houston-based energy company...

Posted: 3 days ago

1. “Enron” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21-25 and 27, March 1-3; 2 p.m. Feb. 24 and 25, March 4. $5-$26. Oscar G. Brockett Theatre, 300 E. 23rd St. theatredance.utexas.edu. The University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance is producing this true story of false profits — the astounding rise and fall of the Houston-based energy company...