Austin to be home to $100,000 international art prize

Austin now has a major international art prize that elevates the city to a new status in the global art world. The Contemporary Austin announced Thursday that it will be host to the Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize, a $100,000 unrestricted biennial award given to an artist of any age, any nationality and working in any medium. In addition, the Booth Prize will finance a solo exhibit for the winning artist that will be accompanied by a major publication.  The prize includes support for a solo exhibit at the Contemporary…

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Trans-Pecos Festival 2015 September 24-27, 2015

El Cosmico | Marfa, TX elcosmico.com Trans-Pecos Festival 2015 Fellow cosmonauts, prepare for the 10th Annual Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Loveat El Cosmico. September 24-27, 2015 A group of intrepid wanderers convene at El Cosmico for a weekend of live music, sandlot baseball, workshops, art installations and more in the majesty of Marfa, Texas. We invite you to join us.  Festivalgoers can expect the same alchemystical blend of music, art, baseball, friends and more under the big sky. To get excited, check out some great images of last year’s…

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Eeyore’s Bday 2015

      Eeyore’s Birthday Party is a day-long festival taking place annually in Austin, Texas since 1963. It typically occurs on the last Saturday of April in Austin’s Pease District Park.[1] It includes live music, food and drink vending which benefit local non-profit organizations, attendees in colorful costumes, and very large drum circles. The event is frequented by children and families, with specific events presented for them by the event organizers. The festival is named in honor of Eeyore, a character in A. A. Milne’sWinnie-the-Pooh stories

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