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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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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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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Art City Austin 2016

Art City Austin 2016 is moving to the Palmer Event Center (900 Barton Springs Rd) in 2016. This city’s original fine arts festival returns to the place of its origin – the site of the old City Colosseum where the festival launched in 1950 as Art Mart. We’ll have art both inside and out. This new festival site will offer you more parking, more shade, indoor restrooms, more art, more festival, and much more to come.  We’re excited about this change and the many ways that it improves the festival. We’ll roll out more…

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Formula One 2016

The 2016 Formula One season is the 67th season of the FIA Formula One World Championship, a motor racing championship for Formula One cars which is recognised by the sport’s governing body, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), as the highest class of competition for open-wheel racing cars. Teams and drivers are scheduled to take part in twenty-one Grands Prix—making for the longest season in the sport’s history—starting in Australia on 20 March and finishing in Abu Dhabi on 27 November as they compete for theWorld Drivers’ and World Constructors’…

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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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