Nov
18
to Jan 11

Good Days & Bad Days on the Internet

  • 1710 Lavaca Street Austin, TX, 78701 United States (map)
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In Good Days & Bad Days on the Internet, Rachel Stuckey dissects the emotional pull of technology using performative video, projection mapping, video signal manipulation, and custom software. The works employ various methods of engagement with technology, ranging from commercial seduction to addiction and entrapment to the intoxication of the unknown. Stuckey takes inspiration from the digital byproducts of corporate sales, the creepy content generated and found late at night on dark corners of the web, and the saturation of hyper-employment on and offline. The works shift tonally from parody to dark abstraction, tracing a browser history that moves from superficial web use to deep, uncharted territory. For more information click here. 

Dates: 

November 18- January 11, 2018

Opening reception: Saturday, November 18, 7-9 pm

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Dec
1
to Dec 17

People of Color Christmas

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Boss babes, grab your free tickets to see People of Color Christmas, an original, comedic, contemporary Austin Holiday play written by award-winning Vietnamese American playwright Christine Hoang, Color Arc Productions. Set at an annual white elephant gift exchange party, POC Christmas is a comedy that universal audiences will find fun, hilarious, and engaging. “To create this play, we asked ourselves: ‘What stories do you want to tell that you have not yet heard or seen told on stage? What did Christmas mean to you as a kid, and what does it mean to you now as an adult?’” Hoang says. “The outcome of this internal exploration is a play that explores issues of family, race, class, gender, love, and relationships in a heartfelt and hilarious way.” POC Christmas is the first show to tour the Museums and Cultural Programs Facilities, rotating between the Asian American Resource Center (AARC), Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC), and the Dougherty Arts Center (DAC), respectively. Over the first three weekends in December (see specific dates below), the production will relocate its holiday set to each of these three sister sites and perform for diverse audiences throughout Austin. POC Christmas is a project produced by Color Arc Productions and is presented by the Museums and Cultural Programs Division of the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. This project is supported in part by Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department. FREE TICKETS: pocchristmas.eventbrite.com 

SEVEN PERFORMANCES ONLY

Friday, Dec 1 at 8pm (at AARC)

Saturday Dec 2 at 8pm (at AARC)

Friday, Dec 8 at 8pm (at MACC)

Saturday Dec 9 at 8pm (at MACC)

Friday, Dec 15 at 8pm (at DAC)

Saturday Dec 16 at 5pm (at DAC)*

Saturday Dec 16 at 8pm (at DAC)

* One matinee show on Saturday, Dec 16th at 5pm.

 

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Dec
2
to Dec 23

Adelante Local Makers Month

  • 1206 West 38th Street ## 4104 78705 Austin Texas (map)
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Finish up your holiday shopping by joining us at Adelante every Saturday in December to shop with some of our favorite local makers. Each weekend we’ll be hosting a different maker, so be sure to stop by to shop their collections! 

  • December 2 - The Distillery Market
  • December 9 - Sarah Sharp and Pam Gary Vintage
  • December 23 - Sweet Water Jewelry

Click here for more information.

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Dec
6
to Dec 20

A weekly Holiday Pop Up Shop

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Art & Soul Design Artist Pop Up Events will be held Wednesdays in December, 12/06, 12/13, & 12/20. (12/13  filming a promo video!) Featuring rotating local Artist, unique complimentary wrapping station, sips by Austin Eastciders, and 20+ local Artists/Makers gifts and products. Click here for more information.

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Dec
8
to Dec 17

NunaMaana Immersive Dance Theater presents:  "A Peasants' Holiday Masquerade"

  • 2400 East Cesar Chavez Street Austin, TX, 78702 United States (map)
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NunaMaana Immersive Dance Theater presents:

"A Peasants' Holiday Masquerade".

An epic evening of booty-droppin’-shakespearean-festivities!

A group of tawdry, goat-farming-peasants have gotten their hands on a few elegant robes and opaque tights. They have decided they have what it takes to throw a Masquerade Ball. Other saucy peasants are not so convinced. Come watch the peasants attempt royalty and see what it does to their human spirit.

Get ready to delight in tasteful sweets, a bit of drink, and mingle in masked wonderment as this not-so-common performance unfolds around you! Click here for more information.

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Dec
14
to Dec 15

East Side Pop Up Holiday Market

  • Hotel Vegas 1500 E. 6th Street ATX 78702 (map)
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The Holidays are coming up fast!!!!!! Join Eastside Pop Up  for a night of drinking, dancing, and shopping under the beautiful Texas sky. Come early and enjoy one of the best Happy Hours around stay late and dance the night away with uloveiHotel Vegas Concession Stand will be open and serving up tasty bites. This event is FREE (21+ Up please). For more information click here. 

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Dec
16
11:00 AM11:00

Keep Austin Creating #8: Holiday Market

  • 2200 Tillery Street Austin, TX, 78723 United States (map)
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'Tis the season to consider giving back! This holiday, shop while making a positive impact on our local community!

Join East Austin creative hub for a day filled with dozens of artists contributing to our city's unique creative culture for Keep Austin Creating #8: Holiday Market! A twist on traditional holiday markets featuring everything from artist pop-ups vending locally created goods, art and wares to organizations that inspire & empower our communities by promoting accessibility and inclusion within the arts!

This event is free, open to the public and family friendly. Art lovers & advocates of all ages, come join in on the celebration! For more information click here. 

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Dec
16
1:00 PM13:00

Hey Sis! Community Dialogue

  • 1152 San Bernard Street Austin, TX, 78702 United States (map)
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Are you ready for real talk and real connections? Counter Balance: ATX is proud to present Hey Sis!, our monthly community dialogue that offers an intimate space to ask questions, share knowledge and grow together as Womayn of the Global Majority (also known as self identified women of color). Join us on Saturday, December 16  at the African American Cultural & Heritage Facility. Tickets are $3. All proceeds will go toward the Counter Balance: ATX Hurricane Harvey: Community Restoration Project! Purchase your ticket here

We are excited to have JuiceLand as an Official Beverage Sponsor. Your ticket will include complimentary samples of the best fruit and veggie juice in town! 

All are welcome to support and share the event, however Hey Sis! is safe and sacred space for self identified Womayn of the Global Majority (WOGM).

Counter Balance is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for self identifying women, people of color and impoverished people through policy, community based programs, and resources. For more information visit: http://counterbalanceatx.org.

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Dec
16
3:00 PM15:00

BoHo BLING: Feathers + Crystals Weaving Workshop

  • 1711 South 1st Street Austin, TX, 78704 United States (map)
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Join Dréa and the pugs at Art For The People for a Boho Brunch with weaving & mimosas!

Led by local fiber artist Dréa Peters of the instaDesign Group, this three-hour class covers all the basics of weaving and the art of the tapestry. 

Each class participant will be gifted feathers + crystals to really bring your weaving to the next level of Boho!  Looms and needles will be provided. You will receive enough yarn and embellishments  to complete your very own woven wall hanging. Click here for more information.  

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Dec
16
7:00 PM19:00

Full Circle: The Art of Mila Sketch | Artist Reception

  • 1701 East 6th Street Austin, TX, 78702 United States (map)
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Saturday, December 16th Zilker Brewery will be celebrating the work of Mila Sketch in the taproom! Come have a brew and check out her gallery. Mila's work will be featured through the month of January.

"I show the whole through the fine details. I use subliminal manner of drawing and do not know where my own hand will lead me" - Mila Sketch


Click here for more information.

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Dec
17
10:00 AM10:00

Bazaar Brunch "Holiday edition" part #2

  • 1900 South 1st Street Austin, TX, 78704 United States (map)
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Join the Eastside Pop Up Tribe for their monthly Handcrafted and Vintage Market on the lawn at Bouldin Creek Cafe. This is part #2 of their Special Holiday Edition.Enjoy a lovely brunch and maybe even sip on a mimosa, while shopping small and local for all of your holiday needs. This event is FREE, family friendly and of course dogs are welcome. Please join us. Support Local Art! For more information click here. 

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Dec
18
9:00 AM09:00

Lead Through Story Workshop: ATX

  • For the City Center 500 East Saint Johns Avenue Austin, TX 78752 (map)
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Sign Up for a Practical Inquiry into the Power of Narrative and Plot Your Direction to Transformation

We tell stories to see what happens next.

That's the mission of Signal Hill. It's also our practice: Every day we witness the power of narrative to change the world.

No doubt you've caught a glimpse of this power, too. That's why you're here. And it's why you're ready to lead through story. For more information click here.   There is a special discount code for 30% off for the #bossbabesATX community. The code is bossbabesatx. 

So let us show you how.

Join Signal Hill founder Daniel Pryfogle for a unique three-hour workshop, a practical inquiry into the power of narrative to inspire team members, form culture, guide strategy, shape products and services, and engage customers – to lead through story.

Sign up if you're looking for a different way. In most organizations story is a digression or an afterthought. It's a downstream activity that follows the more important tasks upstream, like strategy and policy and decision-making. It's a soft skill not suited to the hard stuff; feel-good but not a force for change.

Yet anyone who has experienced genuine leadership knows how vital story is. Indeed, if you have ever allowed yourself to be guided by story, or felt the surge of energy because of story, or witnessed how an audience, a marketplace or even a mountain is moved by story, then you know something else: You know that story is the greatest power of humanity, and therefore the most important dimension of organizational life and leadership.

Give yourself three hours to explore your story and you'll also get this:

  • An alternative theory of change that locates the motivation for transformation in the desire to make meaning (i.e. to tell a story);
  • An introduction to narrative practices that help leaders and teams clarify what drives the enterprise and creates culture;
  • A fresh take on customer engagement through narrative marketing;
  • A hands-on creative experience to map out the direction of your story;
  • And inspiration to lead a different way.

The workshop fee is $195. Registration is limited to 30.

Don't hesitate. The world can't wait for you to lead through story!

Sign up today!

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Dec
19
5:30 PM17:30

Holiday Happy Hour Benefiting SAFE Alliance by Saxon MD Facial Plastic Surgery

  • 101 Colorado Street Austin, TX, 78701 United States (map)
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Join Saxon MD  Holiday Happy Hour Benefiting SAFE Alliance, hosted by Kristie Gonzales and Michael Simons.

The SAFE Alliance is a merger of Austin Children’s Shelter and SafePlace, both long-standing and respected human service agencies in Austin serving the survivors of child abuse, sexual assault and exploitation, and domestic violence. We will be taking donations throughout the night. Click here for more information. 

 

 

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Jan
13
1:00 PM13:00

Wangechi Mutu in Conversation

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Co-presented by the John L. Warfield Center for African & African American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Free for students and Contemporary Austin Members; otherwise free with museum admission


Join The Contemporary Austin on the rooftop for a conversation between artist Wangechi Mutu; Heather Pesanti, Senior Curator at The Contemporary Austin; and Kanitra Fletcher, Curatorial Assistant for Modern and Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, where Mutu’s art is also on view.

Hear from Mutu about recent developments in her artistic materials, processes, and inspirations, and her ongoing interests in representations of the black female body and labor. The panel will consider Mutu’s work within the context of the artist’s trajectory and recent art histories. For more information click here. 

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Aug
13
to Aug 18

Wayward Retreat

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Wayward is a women’s retreat intended for artists of all media and disciplines who are pursuing their creative calling with focused intention. Retreaters spend the week on beautiful, remote Quadra Island in British Columbia. Free from cell phones and internet, the artists at Wayward have the quiet time and space they need to dig deep into their art, experiment, explore, and hone their craft.The 2018 Wayward retreat runs from August 13-18. Applications are open until January 31st. Click here for more information.

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Dec
10
7:00 PM19:00

LIVE HARD (Die Hard: The Musical) by MoHA & Terror Pigeon

  • Austin, Texas Street Austin, TX, 78734 United States (map)
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For it's 4th Christmas pageant The Museum of Human Achievement and Terror Pigeon, along with Tina Sparkles, Sarah Loucks, Katie Bender, Stephanie Page, Emily Gilardi, Jess Bee AND WITH HELP from our community presenting partner and casting director #bbatx .... bring you...

LIVE HARD (Die Hard: The Musical)!!!!!!!

We all know the story but I'll tell it anyway! 19 years ago, a little movie called Die Hard was made. The paragon of the action comedy genre, it received rave reviews and quickly toppled Avatar's record for highest grossing movie of all time. Among the many American traditions, colloquialisms, and belief systems based on this movie, none is more widely celebrated than Christmas! What better way to celebrate the 19th Christmas ever than bringing the holiday back to it's roots! It isn't about presents and Black Friday sales! It isn't about who can decorate their house best! It isn't about mangers!! it's about Die Hard!!

Come to the show! Doors are at 7 and it starts at 8 pm sharp because it's theater dogs!

Accessibility: The audience area of MoHA is on the same level as the ground. (No steps between them) This show may contain brief moments of flashing lights. Click here for more information.

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Dec
10
10:00 AM10:00

Bazaar Brunch "Holiday Edition" part #1

  • 1900 South 1st Street Austin, TX, 78704 United States (map)
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Join the Eastside Pop Up tribe for our monthly Handcrafted and Vintage Market on the lawn at Bouldin Creek Cafe. This is part #1 of their Special Holiday Edition.Enjoy a lovely brunch and maybe even sip on a mimosa, while shopping small and local for all of your holiday needs. This event is FREE, family friendly and of course dogs are welcome. Please join us. Support Local Art! For more information click here. 

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Dec
9
11:00 AM11:00

The Wandering Vegan Market "Holiday Gathering"

  • 1701 Toomey Road Austin, TX, 78704 United States (map)
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You are cordially invited to this completely Vegan Holiday Market at Integrity Academy at Casa de Luz, Center for Integral Studies. The Wandering Vegan is  honored to provide you with some of the best LOCAL VEGAN vendors in Austin. All goods will be 100% Vegan. They hope you can come out and celebrate this NEW MARKET with them. 

Enjoy a wonderful Brunch at Casa de Luz. Go Local! Go Vegan!

They will also be hosting a raffle at this event. All proceeds will go to the Integrity Academy.This event is FREE and of course, FAMILY FRIENDLY! For more information click here

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Dec
8
to Dec 9

That Time of the Month

  • 4803 Airport Boulevard Austin, TX, 78751 United States (map)
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That Time of the Month, the all-female late night show, returns to ColdTowne on Friday, December 8th for the Winter Holiday Episode! Including comedy from Arielle + Lindsey, Just Some Girls Having Fun, Anikka Lekven, Vanessa Gonzalez, & a Strong Female Lead(er) interview with Alicia Roth Weigel of Deeds Not Words. $5 ticket includes free treats! Click here for more information.

 

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Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Frida Friday ATX - Holiday Mercado

  • 1311 East 7th Street Austin, TX, 78702 United States (map)
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Join Las Ofrendas one last time in 2017 for their final #fridafridayatx. In December they are giving thanks to the beautiful community, and  are so excited to invite you to their last market of 2017. 

Per usual, Frida Friday ATX, features some of central Texas' most talented self-identified WOC, so you can feel good about what you're buying and supporting this season! 

In December Frida Friday ATX is benefiting Women's Community Center of Central Texas. and the children's table's materials are sponsored by Austin Creative Reuse. 

The fall season of Frida Friday ATX is made possible by the loving support of BossBabes ATX, absolutely amazing hosts, Kebabalicious, and each of YOU. 

See you soon, come ready to shop local and support WOC-led alternative economic spaces, and join in our holiday celebration ♥ ! Click here for more information. 

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Dec
8
12:00 PM12:00

Create Your Networking Tribe- How to Network to Get the Clients You Want!

  • 4425 South MoPac Expressway Austin, TX, 78735 United States (map)
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Let’s be honest, networking is hard for many of us. You’ve heard (or lived) the struggle of walking into a crowd, making a bee-line for the snacks to buy time until someone approaches you and you have to blurt out an elevator speech about what you do and what your ‘niche’ is. Gawd. That sounds terrible even typing it.

Sara Paules, MAC and Alyssa Cornett, LMFT-A are helping us squash these networking woes and walk us through some tips on how to network authentically and effectively to help you get the clients you really want! (And build some awesome professional relationships along the way!)


This workshop is appropriate for:
Therapists, wellness professionals, coaches and new professionals in the healing arts.


In this CEU you will:

1. Create a customized networking plan with at least 3 different marketing strategies geared towards your specific personality.
2. Learn common mistakes and barriers that get in the way of creating effective professional relationships with fellow therapists.
3. Leave with a list of different social media and in-person avenues to creating your networking tribe.
Spend time with other amazing people and start your network!


Learn more about the event, speakers and get your tickets here.
 

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Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

Holiday Chunky Blanket Workshop at Loot Finer Goods

  • 3312 Duke Road Austin, TX, 78724 United States (map)
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Learn how to knit a chunky wool blanket at Loot Finer Goods’ upcoming workshop. We think you’ll be pleasantly surprised to discover how simple these are to make! Tickets include all materials and refreshments, and attendees will walk away with a beautiful hand-knit blanket to keep for themselves or give as a holiday gift. *Blankets are 30x50 inches, photo credit via The Citizenry. For more information click here

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Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

Love Child and Hello My Tribe Present Mama’s Night Out at Sentrel Beauty

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Join Sentrel Natural Beauty for a Mama’s Night Out hosted by Love Child and Hello My Tribe. Mix and mingle with Austin mamas while you check out prenatal and postnatal hair care products and all natural and organic items the whole family can use! Snap some mementos from the event with our photo booth and enter to win a special raffle. Make sure you arrive early for complimentary bites and light booze, and the first 20 guests will receive swag bags full of health and wellness goodies! Click here for more information.

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Dec
3
12:00 PM12:00

LUNA LLENA Holiday Mercado y Pachanga at Empire Control Room

  • 606 East 7th Street Austin, TX, 78701 United States (map)
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This holiday season  Las Ofrendas  is bringing you the ultimate in holiday mercado y más experience. We invite you to shop local from a carefully curated line up of handmade artisans, makers and entrepreneurs and celebrate the season with the magic of  #lunallenaatx.

This season Las Ofrendas is  keeping ATX real, and celebrating  diverse communities with a FIERCE line-up of artists, makers and entrepreneurs plus celebrating with food, culture, music AND an amazing line-up of workshops encouraging individual and community self-care! For more information click here.

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Dec
2
11:30 AM11:30

DeedsFest

  • 1312 East Cesar Chavez Street Austin, TX, 78702 United States (map)
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"I'm not a shopaholic, I'm helping the economy...

We get it: in this political climate, retail therapy is sometimes necessary. So why not use social change to justify your shopping habit?

Join Deeds Not Words on Saturday, December 2nd from 11:30 am to 2 pm for #DeedsFest, a family-friendly festival powered by Pentagram to support local arts and activism.

***MUST RSVP via EVENTBRITE LINK FOR ENTRY***

They have some of Austin's best designers creating original T-shirts to support Deeds Not Words, a local nonprofit founded by Wendy Davis to empower the next generation of women making change. As we always say: wear your heart on your sleeve, and your cause on your shirt.

What you have to look forward to:

Industry Print Shop will be silk-screening T-shirts on site
** Erin Ivey and special guests will be playing sweet, sweet tunes
*** Local businesses will be keeping you fed and watered, like
Lucy's Fried Chicken
- Maudie's TEX-MEX
- Austin Beerworks (We'll have sodas and water, too)
**** Did someone say hair-braiding?

Deeds Not Words is creating a space where artists and activists join forces, and you're invited! 

 

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Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

The Ultimate PR & Branding Retreat in ATX

  • 2324 East Cesar Chavez Street Austin, TX, 78702 United States (map)
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Designed especially for creatives, coaches, health, and wellness female entrepreneurs!

You're doing good work in the world... but, do people know about it? Have you been struggling with finding clients and wondering just HOW you're going to boost revenue?

This Ultimate Branding & PR retreat is made for you!

Think of it as the ultimate branding retreat to finish off your year strong with everything you need to boost exposure and increase revenue!

Come out on Sat, Dec 2nd for an inspiring yoga sesh + healthy yummies from awesome local vendors, followed by two INCREDIBLE back-to-back workshops designed to help you with your branding, marketing, and PR:

  • [Boost $$ with Better Writing] Learn how to craft your authentic brand story and create more compelling sales copy.
  • [DIY PR] Gain amazing insights on how to do your own PR to gain the exposure you need to attract your ideal clients!

Best of all, you'll walk away with actual tools you can use immediately:

  • A pitch letter template 
  • A list of insider-knowledge-only media contacts to ROCK your business in 2018
  • TOTAL VALUE over $1997 — yours free for attending!

And, isn't one of those workshops where you get great info and then don't do anything with it.

If you've been wondering where to start with your marketing & PR — this workshop is it! For more information click here. 

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Dec
1
7:30 PM19:30

Kelsey Kilcrease's Solo Artists Exhibition

  • 411 Brazos Street Austin, TX, 78701 United States (map)
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Kelsey Kilcrease is a visual artist based out of Austin, TX. The majority of her work is based off of her Hispanic heritage and hometown of El Paso, TX. She incorporates vibrant color palettes with whimsical reference imagery to create work that is playful and illustrative. 

Visit Art.Work Austin for the closing reception to speak with the artist and enjoy complimentary cocktails provided by Dulce Vida Tequila. All original artwork and reproductive prints are available for purchase. For more information click here

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Dec
1
to Dec 2

14th Annual Women & Fair Trade Festival

  • 1941 Webberville Road Austin, TX, 78721 United States (map)
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Resistance. Artisans. Empowerment. Join in a celebration of groups of fair trade organizers from around many parts of our global community.

The Women & Fair Trade Festival is an annual Austin marketplace, now in its 14th year, that hosts 8 artisan producers from women’s cooperatives from all over the world. Women and their representatives gather in Austin to meet local buyers, enjoy local musicians and celebrate cultural exchange. Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera sponsors the two-day event, this year on December 1 & 2, 2017 in collaboration with the community of St. James' Episcopal Church. For more information click here. 

December 1 & 2, 2017
Friday: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Saturday: 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Interested in volunteering? Contact Robert at robert@atcf.org Want to be a sponsor? Contact Bianca at bianca@atcf.org

Check out their website for the festival schedule and information on a preview film screening of "A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas)": https://womenandfairtrade.weebly.com/

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Dec
1
to Dec 2

14th Annual Women & Fair Trade Festival

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Come out for a weekend of community, music, and food at Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera (ATCF)’s 14th Annual Women & Fair Trade Festival on Friday, December 1st  at 6:00-9:00pm and Saturday, December 2nd  at 9:00am to 7:00pm at St. James Episcopal Church.  Connect with 8 women-led fair trade cooperatives from around the world whose very existence is an act of resistance to corporate globalization and colonization.  Participants include cooperatives from Guatemala, San Antonio (TX), Chiapas, Mexico, and our newest cooperative was formed in 2015 by immigrant women living in Posada Esperanza! Enjoy free live music, delicious food, a special screening of “A Strike and an Uprising” by a local Austin filmmaker, and a speak out about communities fighting for autonomy, dignity, and justice.  For more information go to http://womenandfairtrade.weebly.com/ or follow ATCF’s (https://www.facebook.com/austintancerca/). 

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Nov
30
7:00 PM19:00

Amigos Holiday Party

  • 4704 b East Cesar Chavez Street Austin, TX, 78702 United States (map)
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Come learn about Jolt, meet new friends and partake in our holiday festivities! Potluck style, bring in your favorite holiday treat!

Enjoy:
Vodka frescas
Loteria games
Nail art
Complimentary screen printed posters
Spanish holiday music

Family friendly.
Free + all are welcome.

Jolt is a civic engagement organization with the goal to increase Latino voter turnout so that our community gains the respect, dignity, and power it deserves. For more information click here

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Nov
25
11:00 AM11:00

Small Business Saturday Pop-Up Shop with Adelante & The Scout Guide

  • 1206 West 38th Street Austin, TX, 78705 United States (map)
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Join Adelante Boutique and The Scout Guide Austin on November 25th to SHOP SMALL at their Small Business Saturday Pop-Up Shop! Come support local Austin makers while enjoying seasonal sips and bites.

For more information click here. 

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Nov
25
10:00 AM10:00

Bazaar Brunch "Small Business Saturday" Edition

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SAVE THE DATE
Small Business Saturday
Shop Local (Pop Up Market)
Brunch

 Handcrafted and Vintage Market on the lawn at Bouldin Creek Cafe .Enjoy a lovely brunch and maybe even sip on a mimosa. This event is FREE, family friendly and of course dogs are welcome. Please join us. Support Local Art! For more information click here. 

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Nov
25
10:00 AM10:00

SV #CulturalHUB Professional Services Open House

  • 4002 East Highway 290 Dripping Springs, TX, 78620 United States (map)
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As an American Express Neighborhood Champion, Sententia Vera Cultural HUB is hosting a Professional Services Open House on Saturday, November 25, to highlight the expertise and experience of the local professionals that provide a variety of services to the Dripping Springs and Southwest Austin communities. The #ShopSmall initiative has primarily focused on local retailers for the holiday shopping season and SV Cultural HUB wants to expand the movement to connect the local community with its professional freelancers, consultants, contractors, self-employed business owners, and entrepreneurs. 

They will have #ShopSmall canvas goodie bags for the first 100 patrons that drop in to network and meet & greet coworking members and other professional service providers. Every half-hour a local professional service provider will share a brief talk on her/his service. This list is forming, if you are interested in contributing, please contact Teresa as soon as possible via email to be included as part of the SV Cultural HUB Professional Services Open House and to add your gift certificate, swag, and business information to the goodie bags.

Drippers and SW Austinites, if you are searching for contractors, freelancers, and collaborators for your next home or professional projects OR simply want to connect with your professional neighbors, please SAVE THE DATE and come to the SV #CulturalHUB Professional Services Open House to meet & greet your fellow professional neighbors! Learn about their expertise, take home a reusable shopping bag with valuable resources within, and take a break from the bustle of holiday shopping at the HUB! 

Light refreshments will be served. 

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Nov
22
6:00 PM18:00

Fierce & Friendsgiving ft. Friends With Benefits

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Puli-Ra is teaming up with The Austin Winery to throw an extravagant Friendsgiving. Their Menu will feature a main course with family-style sides. The Austin Winery will have suggested wine pairings to make your Friendsgiving the perfect meal. For more information click here. 

The menu will be as follows:

Main Course:
Local Turkey Bolognese Curry and Hand Cut Noodles
Table-Side Cheese : TX Parmesan from Honey Doe Farms

Family-Style Sides:
Kashmiri Mash Potatoes
Wine Pickle Pico De Gallo
Friends w/Benefits Hot Sauce
Mushroom Bacon and Green Bean Salad
Crema to Garnish

Desert:
Apple Bomb Streusal
Pecan Praline Budino
& Wine Granita

Part of the proceeds will go to Jane's Due Process, because we are thankful to all the social warriors that have fought tirelessly throughout the year for Reproductive Justice. You can learn more about them on their site : janesdueprocess.org

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Nov
19
to Dec 10

Upcoming Usui Reiki Attunements & Classes with Kristin of Senders Receive: Tarot & Reiki

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Upcoming Usui Reiki Attunements & Classes

with Kristin of Senders Receive: Tarot & Reiki

~Reiki is a healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient's body and restore physical and emotional well-being~ For more information click here. 

*Reiki I – Nov. 19th 11-2
Learn the history of reiki & techniques to treat people, plants & pets.
*Reiki II – Dec. 3rd 11-2
Integrate advanced symbols to activate healing beyond space & time. ∞ woah ∞
*Reiki III (Reiki Master)- Dec. 10th 11-2
Learn to give attunements & teach reiki classes. 


*Only 4 students per session! $250 each. Registration required. All classes are graciously co-hosted by Aculete Acupuncture. Contact me to confirm your attendance. 

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Nov
18
12:30 PM12:30

Austin, Let's Talk About Abortion

  • 2311 South Congress Avenue Austin, TX, 78704 United States (map)
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Have a hard time articulating your views on abortion? Wish we could have conversations about abortion that are rooted in values and facts? Then this opportunity is for you!  NARAL Pro-Choice Texas knows abortion is a complex issue and with laws changing so quickly, it can be hard to keep up. That’s why they are traveling the state and hosting trainings on how to have a constructive, compassionate conversation about abortion. They are here to offer guidance, share the latest messaging research, and answer any questions you may have. They will end the training with an interactive exercise so you can practice all of the skills you’ve learned. They are excited to offer limited scholarships for individuals who are passionate about access to abortion and reproductive rights. Please send any requests for scholarships, accommodations or accessibility needs to: zoraima@prochoicetexas.org For more information click here. 

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Nov
18
12:00 PM12:00

Self-Defense Workshop by Dojo Dames

  • 500 East Cesar Chavez Street Austin, TX, 78701 United States (map)
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Sexual harassment at conventions around the world has become so common that prominent organizations have been formed against it, well-known guests have dropped their names from attending lists, and both women and men have been stripped of their dignity and disrespected because of it. Amanda Allen is both a cosplayer and self-defense instructor, and she is sick of it. It's time to take conventions back and defend the right to cosplay whoever you choose, and dress however you please, without having to worry about groping hands, disrespectful comments, or your own safety.

Amanda's workshop will teach you how to use your most powerful weapon –your voice– to reject unwanted attention, and will teach you when and how to use your body to defend yourself against an attack – even if you're dressed head-to-toe in spandex! The workshop will be hands-on, and focus on mental and physical awareness, leaving you with a feeling of empowerment and confidence. By taking this workshop, you make a commitment to speak out, speak up, and kick some butt when it's needed!

It's time to stop letting creeps harass you, your daughters and your friends and become more than just a cosplayer, but also a superhero. For more information click here. 

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Nov
18
11:00 AM11:00

SV #CulturalHUB presents Emerging Voices Series guest Olga Campos Benz

  • 4002 East Highway 290 Dripping Springs, TX, 78620 United States (map)
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The mission of Sententia Vera Cultural Hub is to advocate and support our community's creatives and entrepreneurs. The Emerging Voices Series launched this summer to hold space for diverse voices and various perspectives, innovative ideas living within our local community.

 Marissa Cavelo awakens under an alcohol-induced fog and has just minutes to get to a meeting at the television station where she works. She's sure her career is doomed.

 Thirty years as a broadcast journalist covering the biggest news events and newsmakers provides the perfect setting for Olga’s fantastic first novel. It’s News to Me is entertaining contemporary literature at its best. It features a bold and beautiful Latina television news reporter whose life is endangered by criminals, enhanced by sensuous encounters, complicated by loved ones and spiked throughout with shots of tequila and irreverent humor! This is modern fiction with a surprising and colorful Latin twist.

 FREE & Family Friendly

To RSVP email info@sententiavera.com. 

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Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Graphic Novels Class with Jess Hagemann

  • 4540 Page Street Austin, TX, 78723 United States (map)
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Jess Hagemann will teach a kickass class on graphic novels appropriate for ages 16+ on Saturday, November 18, at Sharp Noggin. During the first half of class, we'll survey the most popular, innovative, and compelling graphic novels of the last 10 years. The second half will be an interactive, hands-on workshop to create your own! Bossbabes get a 15% discount: use coupon code Women2017.  

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Nov
17
7:00 PM19:00

Femme Film Fridays: The Big Spoon

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Join the Bullock Museum on Friday, Nov. 17 at 7 pm for a screening and conversation about The Big Spoon as part of the Bullock Museum's Femme Film Fridays series. The Austin-based unromantic comedy from Carlyn Hudson and Mallory Culbert is about the perils of an increasingly dysfunctional couple whose identity becomes strained when new characters are introduced into their household. The evening's program includes a welcome reception with cash bar at 6 pm and a discussion with the film's co-writer and star, Mallory Culbert, and producers, Melissa Dalley and Jessica Poessiger, following the film. 

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Nov
17
to Nov 18

Women in Harmony a Benefit for Planned Parenthood

  • 7010 Ivory Key Court Austin, TX, 78745 United States (map)
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South Austin Music Society is excited to present "Women in Harmony" a musical celebration of individuality, equality, freedom, community and empowerment. Help us raise awareness & support for Planned Parenthood & the significant role it plays in our community and reproductive rights! For more information click here. 

Join them for an intimate evening of live performances by Austin's most talented female musicians. Including: Suzanna ChoffelAmy Sue Berlin,Georgia ParkerSophia JohnsonAuburn Noel, Emily Herring, Hartley Hall& poetry by Lacey Roop. 

Cocktails & wine provided by Dripping Springs Vodka and Gin, Paula's Texas Spirits & Spicewood Vineyards.

Plus local bites, treats & raffle prizes donated by your favorite local businesses.
Free and open to all ages.

Donations are greatly appreciated on behalf of Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas and can be made online here or at the event. ♥

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Nov
17
12:00 PM12:00

2nd Annual: Thanksgiving Feed El Barrio

  • pin Hide Map 1164 Harvey St Austin, TX 78702, United States (map)
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Counter Balance: ATX has been aiding in bringing resources to the families in Elm Ridge Apartments. For this month's Service in the Heart of the Community, they will be providing families with fresh produce donated by Urban Roots for the holidays. Come out to distribute fresh food for those that are in need! 

They will also be presenting their Community Garden Proposal that they will be implementing in partnership with the Sustainable Food Center this upcoming growing season. Come on out and help them distribute food to this community in need! For more information click here. 

To sign up to volunteer please fill out the following form.https://goo.gl/forms/bq8VvWfiSFhlICfz2

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Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Here's To A Life Un.Finished

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Join The Un.Incubator for an intimate night of storytelling from the stage through slam poetry and music. Featuring an all star cast of local entrepreneurs and musicians. They'll take you on a journey through the highs and lows of creating and dreaming in pursuit of more in this world. So many of you know what it feels like to be a Dreamer; this is your story. For more information click here. 

 

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