UPCOMING ARTS EVENTS

Austin Chamber Music Center Various locations. 512-454-0026, austinchambermusic.org. Sept. 28-29: “Beauty on Water” Nov. 2-3: “Nostrovia” Jan. 18-19: “It’s All Greek to Me” March 1-2, 2019: “East Meets West” April 26-27: “The Melting Pot” Austin Classical Guitar Various locations. 512-300-2247. austinclassicalguitar.org. Sept. 22: Ana Vidovic Oct. 21: Vicente Amigo Nov. 10-11: Kazuhito Yamashita Jan. 26: Irina Kulikova March 2: Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Tango Duo April 6: Oliver Rajamani’s Flamenco India with Jerónimo Maya April 27: Kupinski Duo RELATED: Classical guitarist Matthew Hinsley named Texas Citizen of the Year Austin Film Society Cinema (highlights) 6406 N I-35…

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Touch Board Pro Kit – expressive and audiovisual painting

“Medium” is an interactive, expressive and audiovisual painting created by Bay Dam and Souleymane Konaté, as part of the “Stretched Terrains” travelling artistic residency project. The team used the Touch Board Pro Kit for their installations. They built 2 installations; one at the workshop with children from the village and the other one was exhibited abroad. The focus will be on the final project, because it’s more technically complex.   See How it was done!!!  CLICK TOUCH BOARD PRO KIT $160.00 ex VAT   Prototyping interactive projects with Electric Paint and the Touch Board is now…

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Steve’s Thailand Dome Home

In 2011 I had a wonderful visit with my friend Hajjar Gibran. For years he has inspired me with his creative ideas. This time he was building domes at his retreat center in northeast Thailand. He and his wife offered me a spot on their mango farm to build my own dome. With Hajjar’s guidance and design ideas, along with my own, and his son-in-law Tao’s masonry skills, I had my dome home up and painted in six weeks. The cost for the basic structure was under $6000. It took…

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Opener Unveils BlackFly – All-Electric Personal Aerial Vehicle !

Opener Unveils First Canadian-Qualified Ultralight All-Electric Personal Aerial Vehicle  OPENER, Inc., a pioneer of aero vehicles for consumer travel, today revealed BlackFly; the world’s first ultralight all-electric fixed-wing extreme short/vertical take-off and landing (ESTOL/VTOL) aircraft. BlackFly is a single-seat Personal Aerial Vehicle (PAV) designed and built for a new world of three-dimensional transportation. BlackFly has simple controls requiring no special skills to master and operate safely. Though BlackFly has full amphibious capabilities, it is primarily designed to easily operate from small grassy areas and travel distances of up to 40…

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Zombie Apocalypse Live June 1-2 at HOUSE OF TORMENT

TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, MAY 11TH AT NOON! Zombie Apocalypse Live is a tactical live action zombie experience.  Zombie Apocalypse Live combines cutting edge military training weapons, immersive video-game style sets, and highly trained Hollywood quality zombies! Watch the behind the scenes video to learn more about this exciting event! Hollywood-Quality Costumes  Trained Actors Professional Makeup Artists Your mission is to eliminate all of the zombies that you encounter.  These zombies are highly trained actors. Professional costume and makeup teams turn these actors into Hollywood quality zombies.  This makes for the most…

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DIY campervan

 Adventure bloggers Nate and Steph built this off-grid capable DIY campervan over the course of 3 months in preparation of full time travel around North America all at a cost of under $40,000 USD. If you liked this video, be sure to share and subscribe! Here is the full van build blog post: https://adventureinabackpack.com/diy-… Follow: Adventureinabackpack.com Facebook.com/adventureinabackpack Instagram.com/adventure_in_a_backpack Twitter.com/Adventure_pack_ Music: Black Dress by Cavern Company Facebook.com/CavernCompany Google Play Store: https://goo.gl/56TyyP Itunes: https://goo.gl/6J8SmX Spotify: https://goo.gl/TGNoq3 Be sure to subscribe to Adventure in a Backpack, Adventure Vloggers for more Adventure Travel…

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TEXAS SWIMMING HOLES!! 2018

Swimming Hole by Tim Cox Art Out West  Spring is in full swing!, which means it’s time to plan a trip and take a dip in one of Texas’s best swimming holes! RESPECT – Please do not visit these beautiful, natural places if you cannot respect them. Trash, rowdy behavior, drunkeness, accidents and trespassing on private property are causing us to to lose access to more of them every year. SAFETY – Swimming in natural places has inherent dangers. There are risks to life, limb and health involved. Caution can minimize…

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★ 2018 ART OUTSIDE CAMPOUT ★ October 26-28, 2018 – Apache Pass Event Center

★ 2018 ART OUTSIDE CAMPOUT ★ APACHE PASS EVENT CENTER: 1 hour from Austin / 2.5 hours for Houston & Dallas We are extremely excited to announce that we are heading back to Apache Pass Event Center this October! 3 DAYS OF CAMPING & COMMUNITY Join us on Halloween weekend as we celebrate with an eclectic community gathering. Camp with friends old and new, learn fresh skills during educational workshops and demonstrations, bust some hot moves on the dance floor with your crew, or just kick back and relax under…

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Great Texas Wildlife Trails

 VIEW MAP Explore the unique and beautiful regions of Texas through nine interactive driving maps! Whether you are a birder, a wildlife enthusiast, or just want to see the wild side of Texas, these nine driving trail maps will lead you to the best spots to see birds, butterflies, bats, pronghorns and more. What will you discover?   Loops Brownwood Loop Redbud Loop Stone Bluffs Loop Balcones Loop East Austin Loop Capitol Loop Pedernales Valley Loop Wimberley Loop San Marcos Loop West Guadalupe Loop Cibolo Loop Alamo Loop Mission Loop…

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Industrial Accident: The Story Of Wax Trax Records

Director: Julia Nash Country: USA, Belgium, Canada, Germany Running Time: 90′  Year: 2018 In the fall of 2010, a woman nervously exits a truck and enters a dilapidated Arkansas barn to retrieve the belongings of her deceased father, Jim Nash, and his partner, Dannie Flesher. The two men in 1975, had opened a tiny vinyl collector’s shop in Denver Colorado named Wax Trax! Records before eventually moving the store to the mid-west where it becomes legendary to music fans across the globe. After a decade of neglect, the crumbling boxes and garbage bags containing…

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LIBERTY LUNCH AUSTIN TX

LIBERTY LUNCH  Liberty Lunch was a live-music venue at 405 W. 2nd Street in Austin, Texas. It was rumored to have been called Liberty Lunch in the 1940s as an eatery, perhaps reflecting the World War II Liberty Bonds and patriotic sentiment. It was a former lumberyard in the 20’s and 30’s owned by the now defunct Calcasieu Lumber Company and had been long abandoned. In the early years of Austin, the space was a wagon yard for the adjacent general store and livery stable. There were no signs that a…

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NITES

Artstrada Magazine

Austin Nightlife Guides – Austin 360 Best of Austin: Nightlife – Texas Monthly 6th street Austin, Texas – a TOTAL Austin entertainment guide What is the best Austin nightlife? – Austin, US – Forbes Travel Guide Austin Nightlife – Clubs, Bars & Nightlife Tips – Virtual Tourist Austin Nightlife – Southern Living     Austin meanwhile in Dallas. . . meanwhile in Houston. . . meanwhile in San Antonio. . . BEST NIGHTCLUBS OF ALL TIME      Tunnel City: New York Address: 220 12th Ave. Status: Closed Website: n/a…

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UNIQUE

Artstrada Magazine

ART|MOTO|BITES|NITES|UNIQUE   Austin Nature and Science Center (512-974-3888, 301 Nature Center Dr., Austin, TX 78746, http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/ansc/) This center provides a place for visitors of all ages to enjoy nature exhibits and educational programs. In one of the wildlife exhibits, you can even meet a coyote and a red-tailed hawk! Other fun attractions are the Dino Pit, an outdoor paleontology exhibit that allow the experience of a dig site, and the Naturalist Trade Counter, where you can either trade treasures or find something new to add to your own collection. Mon-Sat 9…

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Viktoria Modesta is bionic artist

VIKTORIA MODESTA Viktoria Modesta (born on 25 February 1987 as Viktorija Moskaļova in Daugavpils, Latvia) is a Latvian-born English singer-songwriter performance artist and model. #Bionic   Modesta was born in Daugavpils in 1987 where she learned singing aged six at a local music school.[1] Moskaļova moved with her family from Latvia to the United Kingdom when she was 12 years old.[2] Due to a doctor’s negligence at her birth, Moskalova spent most of her childhood in and out of hospitals.[1] This accident led to a lasting problem with her left leg. In 2007, she had a voluntary…

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House of Torment! FEB 9th and 10th!

Austin, TX – House of Torment LOVE BITES A VALENTINE’S HAUNTED HOUSE FEBRUARY 9TH & 10TH CLICK FOR DETAILS Dates, hours and ticket info for the 2018 Halloween season will be posted here in August 2018. Join our mailing list and follow us on social media to receive updates about upcoming off-season events! The House of Torment is located at 2632 Ridgepoint Drive Austin, TX 78754 in north east Austin near the intersection of HWY 183 and HWY 290 East.

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Kasita | Tiny Smart Home

The Ultimate User Experience Kasita has outsized functionality in an undersized footprint. From ceiling to floor, every last cubic inch is designed to maximize the home dweller’s experience. The result: an exceptional small home that contains everything you need and nothing you don’t. The Smartest Home Your Kasita comes seamlessly integrated with the latest smart home tech. From the lights to the built-in speakers, the overhead fan to the thermostat, your Kasita’s devices are ready to work together to enhance your life. Housing for All With its compact footprint and…

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Cob house designed by renowned natural builder and eclectic architect, SunRay Kelley

DIY Network Host: Mud Homes — Cob Therapy Matteo Lundgren and Carolyn “Peaches” Lyon of Ithaca, NY, build a mud & cob house designed by renowned natural builder and eclectic architect, SunRay Kelley. Inspired By… SunRay Kelley from Shwood Eyewear on Vimeo. Growing up in the wild hills of the Pacific Northwest, it seems like SunRay was always building something. His favorite source of inspiration and materials is the woods around him, “God’s Hardware Store” as he calls it. When working on a project it is not uncommon to see…

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Shangri-Little at Live a Little Chatt

  The Shangri-Little was handcrafted with recycled materials and includes a rooftop deck, perfect for star-gazing and enjoying the view from Lookout Valley.  Inside is a bedroom loft with secret hobbit door, a nicely equipped kitchen with two-burner stove and apartment-size refrigerator, and a bathroom with stand-up shower and flush toilet.   Tiny House Nation Full Episodes, Video & More | FYI There’s a trend in the U.S. housing market, albeit a very small one. Drawn to the prospect of financial freedom, a simpler lifestyle, and limiting one’s environmental footprint,…

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