Ar†stråda Magazine

† “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” – Pablo Picasso __________ † “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” -Vincent Van Gogh “An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.” –Charles Bukowski Art as a Weapon In the spring of 1942, an anonymous editorial in Literature and Art entitled “Artist-Agitator” proposed that artists might contribute materially to national…

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Texas State Park Basics for RVs

The Seven C’s of Camping Care – We will care how we camp by being considerate of others. Caution – We will use caution in the use of camping equipment both on the road and at the campsite. We will handle fire and flammable fuels so as not to endanger others or ourselves. We will improve our camping skills, knowing the right way is the safest way. Courtesy – We will practice politeness because it enhances the camping experience. We will respect the privacy of others, control our children and leash our dogs.…

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American Craft Beer Week in Austin, May 2016

American Craft Beer #craftbeerweek #austin CraftBeer.com was created to communicate the passion, authenticity, excitement, creativity, camaraderie and joy of the craft beer community. Plain and simple:CraftBeer.com was created on behalf of U.S. craft brewers to celebrate the best of American beer. When visiting CraftBeer.com, you can expect to learn about all aspects of the amazing craft-brewed beer from America’s small and independent producers—not just how to better enjoy the beverage in your glass, but about the individuals and processes behind your beer. Our goal is to energize and engage craft…

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KGSR’s Unplugged at the Grove!

This year marks the 23rd Anniversary of KGSR’s Unplugged at the Grove! Help us celebrate 23 years of free, live music every Thursday for 24 consecutive weeks at the iconic Shady Grove on Barton Springs Road for one of Austin’s longest running free concert series. There’s still no cover charge, $4 ZiegenBock Drafts, and the best music, food, and fun you’ll experience under the clear, warm skies of Austin, Texas! The live music begins at 8pm. And we always reserve VIP parking for the first ten Subarus, courtesy of Austin Subaru.…

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FOOD EVENTS ALL OVER AUSTIN!!!

FOOD EVENTS ALL OVER AUSTIN!!! Friday 13 UNTAPPED PRE-PARTY Fri., May 13, 4:30-6:30pm. Hops & Grain Brewery, 507 Calles, 512/537-9756. www.fb.com/events/973679839380229 Saturday 14 AUSTIN RUGBY CRAWFISH BOIL Sat., May 14, noon-5pm. Burr Rugby Field, 6013 Loyola. $20; under 12, free.. www.austinrugby.com CELEBRASIA AUSTIN: ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN FOOD AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL Featuring Eric Silverstein of The Peached Tortilla, Dr. Foo Swasdee of Satay, Chaya Rao of Chaya’s Elite Cooking Club, Phil Yennerell of the HOPE Farmer’s Market, and Austin Chronicle contributor MM Pack. Sat., May 14, 11am-3pm. Asian American Resource Center,…

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SOLIDWORKS: MotoCzysz

SOLIDWORKS: MotoCzysz JOIN THE WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE DESIGNERS FROM SKETCH TO CREATION. From engineers to designers to part-time inventors, our desire to discover inspires us to build products the world didn’t even know it needed. This site honors the people who are born to design and the products they were destined to create. Michael Czysz had a dream – to build the world’s fastest electric motorcycle. And he used SOLIDWORKS to make it come true.

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West Austin Studio Tour among best of Austin arts, week of May 8-14

West Austin Studio Tour among best of Austin arts, week of May 8-14   Art “West Austin Studio Tour.” Its popular eastside companion tour may have introduced crowds to a now-burgeoning East Austin scene, but the West Austin Studio Tour, with its more far-flung boundaries, offers a more chill and relaxed experience. And with the free, self-guided tour running two weekends, you have the chance to find your way to dozens of individual artist studios, pop-up exhibits and events and even established galleries and art spaces you may not have…

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