In protest of the pending pieces of anti-piracy legislation going through Congress, Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia that often serves as a database for entertainment information, was blacked out from public usage Wednesday. Other entertainment sites participating in the protest included Google, Reddit and Boing Boing.
The Austin Film Festival has announced new panelists, including writer Kyle Killen, producer Kris Meyer, writer Scott Rosenberg — who wrote “Gone in Sixty Seconds,” “Con Air” and “High Fidelity” — Ryan Saul from APA Talent and Literary Agency, Alexander Young, the vice president of Josephson Entertainment, and Marti Noxon, the screenwriter for “I Am Number Four.”
Baylor Theatre presents “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” a play adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the book “The Strange Cake of Dr. Jekyll” and Mr. Hyde. The play runs at 7:30 p.m. from Jan. 31 through Feb. 4, with two matinees at 2 p.m. Feb 4 and 5 in the Mabee Theatre. The showing on Friday, Feb. 3, is sold out. Baylor students get a special $12 price if they present their Baylor ID and $15 for members of the general public.
Although the book is available elsewhere, there are currently only 10 copies of “The Triumph of Christianity: How the Jesus Movement Became the World’s Largest Religion” available on Amazon.com. The book is a work by Professor Rodney Stark that explores Christianity’s rise to the world’s most popular religion.