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Meredith Rainey



Meredith is a contributing writer focusing on entertainment and community.  She has more than 5 years of broadcast writing experience, working for an Austin news station.  Before moving to Austin from Canada, Meredith worked for a national TV station and spent more than 5 years as a senior marketing consultant for the Norwegian government.
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That's Some Dog

Annie co-star learned quite a few tricks from the best in the business

By Meredith Rainey

A Broadway favorite, Annie tells the classic story of a fiery redheaded orphan on a quest to find her parents. Although her tale is a familiar one, less well-known is ...

Texas Music Scene

Billy Joe Shaver's new album proves the Texas badass may live forever

By Meredith Rainey

Legendary singer-songwriter Billy Joe Shaver is still full of life and full of what made him famous decades ago: great songs. “I knew that the writing was good enough — that ...

'80s Ladies

K.T. Oslin reflects on her trailblazing time in country music spotlight

By Meredith Rainey

If you are thinking about giving up your dreams — whatever they may be — K.T. Oslin would tell you not to. "There's always hope, honey," she says. "You ain ...

Chicks in a Band

Court Yard Hounds find their confidence with sophomore album Amelita

By Meredith Rainey

The old saying that blood is thicker than water definitely holds true for Martie Maguire and Emily Robison. Best known as the founders of the Dixie Chicks, the sisters are ...

Country Couple

Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis on their first collaborative album and keeping the fun alive

By Meredith Rainey

When you speak with Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison, two things are clear. They have a deep love for one another and a profound respect for each other’s talents ...

Stand up and deliver

Comedian Russell Peters on cultural stereotypes, Hollywood cliques and Whataburger

By Meredith Rainey

If you are not familiar with Canadian comedian Russell Peters, you should be: He’s likely telling jokes about you. Well, maybe not you specifically, but he’s probably mercilessly ...

Road Show

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals bring The Beat with an all-request show in Dallas

By Meredith Rainey

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals will make House of Blues its lion’s den when the Roar Tour comes to Dallas Saturday, November 10. We caught up with the band ...

Girls Rock

Rocker Melissa Etheridge doesn't sweat the small stuff

By Meredith Rainey

Editor's Note: This interview was originally published on CultureMap Austin, in anticipation of Austin City Limits. Etheridge will also be in Dallas on Saturday, October 13, at the Majestic ...

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