Kelsey Bradshaw, Austin American-Statesman

Kelsey Bradshaw

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Past articles by Kelsey:

Toilet jokes helped Austin company Radiant Plumbing catch John Oliver's eye

Radiant Plumbing caught the eye of late-night host John Oliver, who challenged them to make a movie parody and he would donate $10,000 to a food bank. → Read More

Do SXSW 2023 without a badge with our guide to free parties

Plenty of free, often unofficial events and parties are popping up during SXSW 2023. Check out our guide. → Read More

SXSW reveals Bob Odenkirk, Chelsea Handler, Eric André, more for 2023 comedy lineup

SXSW's comedy track runs March 10-18 and will feature live podcast recordings, stand-up showcases, improv, conversations and more. → Read More

'Day Jobs' brings Andy Warhol and Whataburger to the Blanton

"Day Jobs" explores the work artists did, and do, to support their creative careers. Here's how to get tickets. → Read More

Comedian Fortune Feimster on brisket and Austin ahead of tour stop

Fortune Feimster says Austin is one of the best cities to perform stand up, and audiences are "ready for anything." → Read More

A 'Yellowjackets' activation is coming to SXSW, and we're freaking out

"Camp Yellowjackets" will run the first weekend of South by Southwest from March 10-12 at Fair Market. → Read More

7 things to do in Austin in March that aren't SXSW

You don't have to venture downtown or wait in long SXSW lines to have fun in Austin in the month of March. → Read More

'Nature pruned them': Ice damages hundreds of trees at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Live oak, Ashe juniper and cedar elm trees are among those with branches that cracked under the weight of ice. → Read More

Here are a bunch of Valentine's Day date ideas to do in Austin

Whether you're celebrating with friends or a significant other, we've got Valentine's Day ideas you can do in Austin. → Read More

Oyster Fest, puppies and 'Aladdin:' 10 things to do in Austin this February

February is chock-full of fun stuff to do in Austin. We have 10 events, from theater to food to puppies, to put on your calendars. → Read More

Behind the scenes of Tito's Handmade Vodka ad starring Martha Stewart

In the minute-long spot released this week, Stewart demonstrates some tongue-in-cheek household tips. → Read More

You didn't miss it: 'Field of Light' at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center extended

"Field of Light" opened in September and was to close in December 2022. Now, it will be open from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday into May. → Read More

A deli, a bakery, a Jewish library: Casper Fermentables serves up Hanukkah history, treats

As Jewish business owners in Austin, Casper Fermentables' Phoebe Raileanu and her partner feel a sense of duty during holidays like Hanukkah. → Read More

Austin Trail of Lights canceled Tuesday after rain at Zilker Park

The park has not been able to dry in time for the expected crowds at Austin Trail of Lights, a representative said. → Read More

'A dream come true': Veteran surprised with mortgage-free home in Pflugerville

A retired Marine corporal and his family got a big surprise in Pflugerville from Operation Finally Home. → Read More

Garth Brooks to headline Mack, Jack & McConaughey gala in Austin

The two-day event, which is a fundraiser from former Mack Brown, Jack Ingram and Matthew McConaughey, is slated for April 27-28. → Read More

Booze with your fireworks: Here's what's new for Austin's New Year's Eve bash

Festivities will start at 6 p.m. on Dec. 31 when the lawn at Auditorium Shores opens. Fireworks are at midnight instead of previous years' 10 p.m. → Read More

Ellsworth Kelly's 'Austin' at the Blanton will reopen Saturday

Ellsworth Kelly's "Austin" at the Blanton Museum of Art reopens Saturday after weeks of closure for mold cleaning. → Read More

Where to see Christmas lights in Austin and Central Texas in 2022

Austin and Central Texas love a holiday light display, from the iconic Trail of Lights in Zilker Park to Christmas shine in places like Johnson City. → Read More

Creek Show 2022 has it all: dragonflies, disco and a pretty port-a-potty

Creek Show runs Nov. 11-20. This year's installations, which are created by local artists, designers and architects, relate to Waterloo Greenway. → Read More