Austin Food + Wine Festival – April 27-29, 2018

Austin Food + Wine Festival – April 27-29, 2018 – Austin, TX Tickets now on Sale! NEED A HOTEL? Hotels to offer ticket holders discounted hotel rates over the festival weekend. When you book your hotel room through us, $2 per room night goes to Kids In a New Groove. Inventory is limited, so head to our hotel page to reserve your room now before they’re gone! 2018 Dates & Locations Hotels How To Stay Informed Sustainability I Have A Question That Isn’t Answered Here. Now What? 2018 Box Office Hours &…

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The Black Angels American psychedelic rock band Austin, Texas

The Black Angels are an American psychedelic rock band from Austin, Texas.[1] They have released four studio albums and one compilation album. Their name is derived from the Velvet Underground song “The Black Angel’s Death Song“. Formed in May 2004, the Black Angels took their name from the Velvet Underground song “The Black Angel’s Death Song“. In 2005, the Black Angels were featured on a dual-disc compilation album of psychedelic music called Psychedelica Vol. 1 from Northern Star Records. This, along with the growing popularity of their MySpace page, gave the band a jump in popularity in the underground scene. The group’s debut…

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Rollerslizz: Skate For Your Mate

Rollerslizz: Skate For Your Mate from Roller Slizz on Vimeo. Rollerslizz: Skate For Your Mate Uploaded by Roller Slizz Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 1:47 PM EST via Final Cut Pro #captive #captivetheband #Rusty Kelley #Kirkomatic #Joe Robinson Girl’s Handwriting Productions, LLC was founded in 2011 by Geo Robinson in anticipation of producing a pilot for a comedy serial entitled, “Rollerslizz: Skate For Your Mate,” filmed in Austin, TX. Geo has since gone on to produce additional films and video content for the web mostly in Austin and around Texas. shocker:…

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Contemporary Art 101 Lecture Series and Classes

Contemporary Art 101 is a Members-only art history lecture series at the Art School. This spring, we are delighted to continue this wildly popular series with Dr. Kate Green, featuring eye-opening lectures on various topics in contemporary art since the 1990s. Contemporary Art 101 is available in both a daytime and evening session. Both series start February 2. Space is limited! Please register for the full course of seven lectures online at the links below or by phone at 512 458 8191. You may also email membership@thecontemporaryaustin.org with questions or…

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‘ALFRESCO’ BITES IN AUSTIN ! A – to – Z

*Apis. 23526 Texas 71, Spicewood. 512-436-8918, apisrestaurant.com. Not many of the Top 10 restaurants in the Austin area offer outdoor seating. And only one that does has a view of the Hill Country. Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. 1305 W. Oltorf St. 512-298-2242,theabgb.com. A casual, straightforward pizza-and-beer joint with a South Austin soul and an abundance of outdoor seating. *Barley Swine. 6555 Burnet Road. 512-394-8150, barleyswine.com. Not only is the patio at Barley Swine’s North Austin location perfect for dinner, it’s also a great place to get discounted plates and…

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Austin’s NLand Surf Park

Austin’s NLand Surf Park  THE COOLEST JOBS IN AUSTIN ARE AT NLAND SURF PARK. WE’RE HIRING SURF GUIDES FOR THE 2017 SEASON, WITH A TRAINING SESSION FOR NEW RECRUITS FEBRUARY 17-21 AT AN OFF-SITE FACILITY IN AUSTIN. CLICK HERE TO APPLY. NLAND IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.   For more info, check out their website right here. For an hour session, surf passes will range from $60-$90 (Which include a surfboard). If you want to to surf the outside, more critical section of the wave, the “Reef Wave” as they refer to it, that’s…

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Elevated transportation system proposed for Austin

Austin TRAFFIC… It really sucks… Local residents are asking for more creative solutions to fix Austin’s growing traffic problems. Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea recently called on local leaders to look for answers. Shea says she wants to see an elevated transportation system in Austin.   Austin council endorses $720 million road plan and a homestead break 8 talks with big ideas for our roadways Other cities across the World also have their own ideas!  The proposed SkyCycle in London. (Courtesy of Foster + Partners) A proposed Los Angeles Strategy (above)…

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LONG CENTER for the Performing Arts

Get Your Season Tickets Today! ©2016 Long Center for the Performing Arts, All Rights Reserved 701 West Riverside Drive, Austin, TX, 78704 / 512.474.5664 You are receiving this email because you are a valued patron of the Long Center. Modify Your Account or Unsubscribe / Privacy Policy / Contact Us THANK YOU TO OUR SEASON SPONSORS These projects are funded and supported in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department/Cultural Arts Division believing an investment…

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100 things to do in Austin before you die

Are you looking for the perfect gift idea or maybe you just want to get out and experience more of Austin? KXAN NEWS It doesn’t matter if you’re a born Austinite, a recent transplant, or a visitor; this book will help you discover 100 things that make Austin, Texas, one of the greatest cities in the world! Get your copy here.     $13.98 People are moving to Austin, Texas, in record numbers. The city is alive with opportunity, optimism and all things awesome. There are endless adventures for all…

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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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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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10 trendy Restaurants to try in Austin

10 trendy Austin restaurants you need to try right now   10. Blaze Pizza  14009 Research Boulevard   9. Blue Cat Café 1400 East Cesar Chavez Street   8. Pho Please 1920 East Riverside Drive   7. Spun Ice Cream 1912 East 7th Street   6. Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que 217 Congress Avenue (2nd Street)   5. Summer Moon Wood-Fired Coffee 11005 Burnet Road   4. Two Hands 11501 Suite 118, Rock Rose   3. Torchy’s Tacos 1822 South Congress Avenue   2. Jack & Ginger’s Irish Pub  11500 Rock Rose (Esperanza Crossing)   1. Flyrite…

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The Austin 100: A SXSW 2016 Mix

The Austin 100: A SXSW 2016 Mix (NPR) A-Wa, “Habib Galbi” [MP3] Adia Victoria, “Dead Eyes” [MP3] Al Scorch, “Everybody Out” [MP3] Alex Napping, “Trembles Part II” [MP3] All Dogs, “That Kind Of Girl” [MP3] And The Kids, “All Day All Night” [MP3] Anderson .Paak, “The Season/Carry Me” [MP3] Aubrie Sellers, “Sit Here And Cry” (from New City Blues) [MP3] Aurora, “Running With The Wolves” [MP3] Bayonne, “Spectrolite” [MP3] Beach Slang, “Bad Art & Weirdo Ideas” [MP3] Beverly, “Victoria” [MP3] Big Ups, “National Parks” [MP3] Bird Dog, “The Ocean And The…

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Austin Festivals 2017 JAN – APR

PrintAustin  Jan 15 – Feb 15, 2017 Austin, TX Austin MLK Celebration  Jan 16, 2017 Austin, TX Frontera Fest  Jan 17 – Feb 18, 2017 Austin, TX Startup Games  Jan 21, 2017 Austin, TX The Swoon Event  Jan 21, 2017 Austin, TX Harmony Healing Arts Festival  Jan 21, 2017 Austin, TX Star of Texas Tattoo Art Revival  Jan 27-29, 2017 Austin, TX Bacon and Beer Festival  Jan 28, 2017 Austin, TX Hot Rods and Hatters Festival & Car Show  Feb 4, 2017 Lockhart, TX Foam Wonderland  Feb 11, 2017 Austin, TX VFW 8787 Chilly Chili & BBQ Cook-Off  Feb 17-18, 2017 Austin, TX Austin Marathon and Half Marathon  Feb 19, 2017 Austin, TX Jugglefest  Feb…

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Guide To Austin Public Art

  ART IN PUBLIC PLACES Established by the City in 1985, the Art in Public Places (AIPP) program collaborates with local & nationally-known artists to include the history and values of our community into cultural landmarks that have become cornerstones of Austin’s identity. The City of Austin was the first municipality in Texas to make a commitment to include works of art in construction projects. By ordinance, 2% of eligible capital improvement project budgets are allocated to commission or purchase art for that site. Austin’s Public Art Collection is found…

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South Austin Craft Beer

  Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company – 305 W Oltorf St This beer garden is set up like a giant German beer hall and has a great menu. Notable brews available are the Superliner IPA, the Captain Ivan Drago Russian imperial stout, and Road Trip Saison. They specialize in German-style Pils. ​   Whip In – 1950 Hwy 35 S This Indian eatery/grocery may not seem like an obvious place to get craft beer, but they actually have a huge selection. They’ve even started brewing their own beer.   World…

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recommended Bars and Chefs of Austin oh my!

Crow Bar 3116 S Congress Ave Yelp reviewer Anthony A. from San Marcos, TX said: “Crow Bar is a great little local dive bar on S. Congress. The vibe is laid back with a mostly young crowd. With rock music playing on the jukebox and a nice patio it’s a great spot to chill and meet friends.” Continental Club 1315 S Congress Ave Yelp reviewer Robert T. from Austin, TX said: “This place is a must if you have friends in town. It has changed little over the years and…

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the Art of #Occupy

When Occupy Wall Street (OWS) sprang up in September 2011 with the occupation of New York City’s Zuccotti Park, its birth was announced with a particularly arresting and now iconic image – that of a ballerina on top of the Wall Street bull, which appeared in Adbusters, the Vancouver-based anti-consumerist magazine. The bull is just one of the many new symbols that has emerged out of Occupy graphic art, and it is joined by more traditional images (e.g. the raised fists in Fightback), plus appropriations and re-interpretations (e.g. the Guy Fawkes mask, and…

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PITCH BLVCK Showcase at Elysium Night Club

PITCH BLVCK is a Showcase of Deathstep / Industrial / Metal / Filthy and Dark Edm Finale Ent. and Elysium Austin presents… Anubis – Dark Heavy Dubstep The Akuzma – Live Electronic Metal Industrial Rock Vexation – Live Metal Step RedWater- Idm / Synth Lazy K – Melalstep / Riddim Drown The Coward – Live Metal RAH vs Shifta (facebook.com/ShiftaBass) -Heavy Riddim Keeko Freshh – Metalstep PIZZA BOY – Death Step Grandiose Performances By Texas’s Kinkiest Troupe and Austin’s #1 Rock N’ Roll GoGos, The Hell Katz 18+ to enter/21+…

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