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DEC
2015

Black Fret’s Second Annual Black Ball Gala at The Paramount Theatre
Austin non-profit Black Fret will host its second annual Black Ball gala, where grant winners for 2015 will be announced, at The Paramount Theatre, located at 713 Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701. The event will start at 6 p.m. and will feature performances by many of the 2015 Black Fret Nominees and special guests. Those who wish to attend the Black Ball may become a member of Black Fret by signing up at www.blackfret.org/join

All Black Fret memberships provide entry for the member and a guest to all upcoming Black Fret events including the Black Ball.

Austin, TX
Friday: 6pm
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22-25
OCT
2015
Second Annual POP AUSTIN International Art Show returns Oct. 22-25
POP AUSTIN, one of the most exciting contemporary art events to ever take place in Austin, Texas, returns for its second year. The show will take place during the United States Grand Prix Formula One weekend at Fair Market located at 1100 East 5th St., Austin, Texas 78702. This year's show is called "ILLUMINATION" and will feature several light-based artists from around the world. The weekend will kick off with a ticketed VIP Opening Party on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 8 to 11 p.m. for art enthusiasts, collectors and sponsors. POP AUSTIN will remain open to the public on Friday, Oct. 23, Saturday, Oct. 24 and Sunday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Children 10 and under are free with a ticketed adult. Tickets go on sale in August. For ticket pricing and artist information, please see: www.popaustin.com
Austin, TX
Wednesday: 8-11pm
Friday-Sunday: 10am-6pm
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June
2015
The Consulate General of India announces first International Day of Yoga June 21
The Consulate General of India, Houston is proud to announce the first annual International Day of Yoga on Sunday, June 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at George R. Brown Convention Center located at 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, Texas 77010. In close coordination with Patanjali Yogpeeth (USA) and numerous other Yoga schools, institutions and other social and cultural organizations, the celebration will bring together a large number of Houstonians, including elected officials and institutions, to actively participate in a number of free interactive Yoga sessions, demonstrations by experts, and a "Yoga Fair." The event is free and open to the public and interested participants are asked to register online at : www.iyogadayhouston.org.com
Houston, TX
Sunday: 8:30am-4pm
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JUNE
2015
The Center for Music Therapy presents ‘A Night of Movement’
The Center for Music Therapy is proud to present “A Night of Movement” taking place at the outdoor patio at Central Market North located at 4001 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas 78756. Happening rain or shine, the evening is free and open to the public and will feature a live performance from the band El Tule as they celebrate the release of their fourth album “Cuatro.” The event will also have interactive activities for children and adults. The evening will provide information about The Movement Tracks Project Kickstarter campaign, which is launching today. For more info, please see: www.movementtracksproject.com
Austin, TX
Friday: 6pm
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JUNE
2015
Electronic-pop act LEV debuts new EP ‘Fear No Evil’ in Austin, Dallas & Houston
Dallas electronic-pop artist LEV (aka Holly Peyton) is set to release her debut EP, “Fear No Evil,” on May 26 on Vintage Lion Records. Release parties will take place in Austin, Dallas and Houston. The Dallas release party will be on Saturday, June 13 at Club Dada located at 2720 Elm Street, Dallas, Texas 75226. For more information on each, please see:www.LEVthemusic.com
Dallas, TX
Saturday
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JUNE
2015
Electronic-pop act LEV debuts new EP ‘Fear No Evil’ in Austin, Dallas & Houston
Dallas electronic-pop artist LEV (aka Holly Peyton) is set to release her debut EP, “Fear No Evil,” on May 26 on Vintage Lion Records. Release parties will take place in Austin, Dallas and Houston. The Houston release party will be on Wednesday, June 3 at Barbarella located at 2404 San Jacinto Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For more information on each, please see:www.LEVthemusic.com
Houston, TX
Wednesday: June 3
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MAY
2015
Electronic-pop act LEV debuts new EP ‘Fear No Evil’ in Austin, Dallas & Houston
Dallas electronic-pop artist LEV (aka Holly Peyton) is set to release her debut EP, “Fear No Evil,” on May 26 on Vintage Lion Records. Release parties will take place in Austin, Dallas and Houston. The Austin release party will be on May 30 at the Empire Control Room located at 606 E 7th St., Austin, Texas 78701. For more information on each, please see: www.LEVthemusic.com
Austin, TX
Saturday
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9
MAY
2015
Art Alliance Austin presents Art Night WEST – the official preview and start to the fourth annual West Austin Studio Tour
Art Alliance Austin is proud to announce Art Night WEST taking place on Friday, May 8 from 7 to 11 p.m. at various Austin galleries including Wally Workman Gallery, Preacher Gallery and Davis Gallery & Framing and Den Property Group. As the official preview and kick off to the WEST Austin Studio Tour, Art Night WEST is a multi-venue cultural experience where participants visit four art spaces, meet gallery directors and artists, and learn about central and west Austin art. For more information on the event and to purchase advance tickets, please visit: www.artallianceaustin.org
Austin, TX
Friday
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May
2015
Texas Music Water to expand nationally with American Music Water
Austin-based company Music Water Of The World, Inc., known for its Texas Music Water brand, is set to expand nationally to Tennessee this month and other key markets this year under the brand American Music Water. Born in Austin, Texas Music Water has been dedicated to supporting Texas music charities and music education programs for the past five years. For every case of water sold, the company donates a portion of its proceeds to organizations such as the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM), SIMS Foundation, Anthropos Arts and Warrior Cry Music Project, as well as a number of public school music programs across the state. For more information, please see: www.americanmusicwater.com For information regarding distribution opportunities, please send inquiries to: sales@americanmusicwater.com
April 30 & May 1
2015
Austin’s Elizabeth McQueen to present interactive, multi-media performance “Infinity+Infinity”
Elizabeth McQueen presents interactive, multi-media performance. It will feature motion sensor technology, cutting-edge animation, and sophisticated building processes to create interactive, life-sized, audience-controlled visual environments working in tandem with McQueen’s original music. For more information, please visit: themuseumofhumanachievement.com
Austin, TX
Two shows per night
Thursday & Friday
7pm & 9pm
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25 & 26
APRIL
2015
65th Annual Art City Austin
Art Alliance Austin is proud to host the 65th Annual Art City Austin, taking place on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Austin. The second oldest outdoor festival in Austin will take place on Cesar Chavez Street between Guadalupe and Lamar. For more information and advance ticket sales, please visit: www.artallianceaustin.org
Austin, TX
Saturday 10am-8pm
Sunday 11am-6pm
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APRIL
2015
Gina Chavez hosts official video premiere and benefit concert
Four-time Austin Music Award winner Gina Chavez is proud to announce the official "Siete-D" Video Premiere at Stateside at The Paramount. The event will feature performances by Austin's Mother Falcon and Elizabeth McQueen's new project EMQ and will benefit Niñas Arriba, a college fund Chavez co-founded for young women in El Salvador. Tickets ($26) are available for purchase at: www.austintheatre.org
Austin, TX
Saturday: 6:30pm
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MARCH
2015
Austin Music Foundation will serve as the official community partner for the Spotify “Get Heard” seminar for SXSW 2015
The Austin Music Foundation (AMF) is proud to announce its upcoming events and community partnerships for SXSW 2015. AMF will serve as the official community partner for the Spotify House “Get Heard” seminar at 901 E 6th St. Austin, Texas 78702. The event is free and open to all ages, and no SXSW badge is required. “Get Heard” will bring leaders in social marketing, analytics and streaming services together to provide real tips and techniques to help Austin musicians build their fanbase and promote their music. Interested attendees should RSVP here: spotifyhouse.com/get-heard
Austin, TX
Saturday: 12pm
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MARCH
2015
French Cultures Festival kickoff concert at Discovery Green
The Cultural Service at the French Consulate in Houston is proud to announce the French Cultures Festival (FCF) taking place throughout the month of March in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The festival aims at celebrating French language through cultural and educational events. A free kickoff concert will showcase a bouncing mix of pop, rock and electro sounds with four bands: The Dove and the Wolf (France), Deep Cuts (Houston), The Inspector Cluzo (France) and Air Bag One (France). The event is open to the public and is family friendly. For more information, please see: www.frenchculture.org or visit the Discovery Green website: www.discoverygreen.com/
Houston, TX
Friday: 6pm
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20-22
FEB
2015
6th Annual Texas Yoga Conference
The Texas Yoga Association is proud to announce the 6th Annual Texas Yoga Conference to be held Feb. 20-22 at the recently completed ISKCON Temple and Cultural Center on 34th Street, Houston, Texas 77018. With nearly 70 presentations on the schedule, the event attracts regional and national yoga teachers who offer classes at all levels of experience, from the beginner to the advanced student. For general information as well as information about becoming a sponsor or vendor, please visit: www.texasyogaconference.com. For information about this year's lineup and offerings, please visit : texasyogaconference2015.sched.org
Houston, TX
Friday-Sunday
Friday-Sunday
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20-22
FEB
2015
6th Annual Texas Yoga Conference
The Texas Yoga Association is proud to announce the 6th Annual Texas Yoga Conference to be held Feb. 20-22 at the recently completed ISKCON Temple and Cultural Center on 34th Street, Houston, Texas 77018. With nearly 70 presentations on the schedule, the event attracts regional and national yoga teachers who offer classes at all levels of experience, from the beginner to the advanced student. For general information as well as information about becoming a sponsor or vendor, please visit: www.texasyogaconference.com. For information about this year's lineup and offerings, please visit : texasyogaconference2015.sched.org
Houston, TX
Friday-Sunday
Friday-Sunday
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FEB
2015
Austin Music Foundation’s First Annual Music Industry Expo
The Austin Music Foundation is proud to announce "Feel the Love" - the first annual music community expo for professionals in the Austin music industry will feature over 20 local non-profit and support organizations for the Austin music industry. The event will take place at Emo's located at 2015 E Riverside Dr. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees are asked to RSVP in advance at: www.austinmusicfoundation.org. F
Austin, TX
Wednesday
Friday-Sunday: 7-9pm
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FEB
through 27 APRIL 2015
Hello Lamp Post : Austin hits the streets Feb. 12 – April 27
A citywide public art project invites residents and visitors to talk to Austin’s street furniture. The hidden life of Austin’s street furniture will come to light with Hello Lamp Post, an international art project created by London-based designers PAN Studio. It invites people to converse with familiar objects such as lamp posts, hydrants, mailboxes, etc. using text messaging. For more information, please visit: www.hellolamppostaustin.com
Austin, TX
Feb 12-April 27
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FEB
2015
Indie Electro Dance Group GOBI album release party at Holy Mountain
TAustin-based EDM group GOBI re-releases their debut LP “Gold On Black Ice” with five brand new unreleased tracks; album will be in stores and online Feb. 10, 2015. The release party at Holy Mountain will feature special guests Keeper and Aviateur. For more information, please visit: www.goldonblackice.com
Austin, TX
Saturday: 8pm doors open
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DEC
2014
LoudMouth Rentals Grand Opening Bash
LoudMouth Rentals, Austin’s newest sound equipment and music instrument rental company, is thrilled to announce its Grand Opening Bash at 5207 Airport Blvd., Austin, Texas 78751. The event will be free and open to the public and feature live performances by Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Gina Chavez and Riders Against the Storm. The bash will include complimentary drinks and bites and will also kickoff a monthly live music series called LoudMouth Lounge. For more information, please visit: www.loudmouthrentals.com
Austin, TX
Wednesday: 6-8pm
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22-23
NOV
2014
13th Annual East Austin Studio Tour
Big Medium is proud to announce the dates of the 13th annual East Austin Studio Tour taking place on Nov. 15-16 and 22-23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. each weekend. EAST is a free, annual, self-guided art event occurring over two weekends in November, providing the public with an opportunity to meet the makers: the local artists and artisans who leave a lasting imprint on Austin’s vibrant, dynamic culture. For more information, please visit: www.bigmedium.org
Austin, TX
Saturday: 11am-6pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm
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15-16
NOV
2014
13th Annual East Austin Studio Tour
Big Medium is proud to announce the dates of the 13th annual East Austin Studio Tour taking place on Nov. 15-16 and 22-23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. each weekend. EAST is a free, annual, self-guided art event occurring over two weekends in November, providing the public with an opportunity to meet the makers: the local artists and artisans who leave a lasting imprint on Austin’s vibrant, dynamic culture. For more information, please visit: www.bigmedium.org
Austin, TX
Saturday: 11am-6pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm
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14
NOV
2014
Dream With Me at Empire Control Room
Come celebrate the release of GOBI’s new single “Dream With Me” featuring performances by GOBI, Dead Love Club and Flavor Raid. For more information, please visit: www.goldonblackice.com
Austin, TX
Friday: 8:00pm
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14
NOV
2014
Sixth Annual Art Night EAST
Art Alliance Austin is proud to announce the date for this year’s Art Night EAST taking place on Friday, Nov. 14 from 7 p.m. to 11p.m. Art Night EAST is the official VIP preview of the East Austin Studio Tour. This is the sixth collaboration in this series between Art Alliance Austin and Big Medium and demonstrates both organizations’ commitment to collectively support the Austin art scene. For more information, please visit: www.artallianceaustin.org
Austin, TX
Friday: 7-11pm
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8
NOV
2014
Black Fret’s Black Ball at the Paramount Theatre
Black Fret caps its inaugural season with its first 2014 Black Ball gala. Join Black Fret Members, Black Fret Advisory Board Members, 2014 Black Fret Nominees and Special Guests for a night of Austin's best music in Austin's most hallowed hall - The Paramount Theatre. Event open to members only. For more information, please visit: www.blackfret.org
Austin, TX
Saturday: 7:00pm
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6
NOV
2014
Big Medium presents DUE EAST!
Big Medium will kick off the two weekends of EAST with its highly-anticipated fall fundraiser Big Medium Presents DUE EAST!, a group show taking place on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. at a local venue to be announced. The event will feature a selection of works from participating EAST artists as well as live music, food and bites. For more information, please visit: www.bigmedium.org
Austin, TX
Thursday: 6-9pm
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OCT
2014
Blanton Museum’s B scene: Exquisite Corpse
Join in on all the fun at B scene by taking a tour of the exhibition, creating some exquisite corpse art with the team from E.A.S.T and Big Medium, devouring a bite (of food), imbibing a cocktail, and finding your dark groove on the dance floor. Plus advance copies of the 2014 East Side Studio Tour catalogue will be available. The event will feature Austin indie artists Emily Bell and GOBI, and local DJs Suzi Q, Zente and Ron Austin. For more information, please visit: www.blantonmuseum.org
Austin, TX
Friday: 6-10pm
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17-19
OCT
2014
POP Austin International Art Show
POP Austin proudly announces its inaugural international art show in Austin, Texas at Fair Market located at 1100 East 5th St., Austin, Texas 78702. POP Austin will merge art and lifestyle in an annual three-day, interactive art show showcasing and selling art from some of the most renowned contemporary artists from around the world. The weekend will kick off with a ticketed VIP Opening Party on Friday, Oct. 17 from 7 to 11 p.m. for sponsors, collectors, and art enthusiasts. POP Austin will remain open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 18 and Sunday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, please visit: www.popaustin.com
Austin, TX
Friday: 7-11pm
Saturday 10am-8pm
Sunday 10am-8pm
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OCT
2014
FestPop’s ACL Pre-Party featuring Emily Bell, GOBI and more
FestPop and Conscience Alliance are proud to announce their ACL Pre-party Fundraiser taking place on Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Bat Bar located at 218 East Sixth St., Austin, Texas 78701. The event will feature Austin indie artists Emily Bell and GOBI, and local DJs Suzi Q, Zente and Ron Austin. For more information, please visit: www.festpop.com
Austin, TX
Thursday: 7:00pm
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OCT
2014
POP Austin Public Installation Launch Party
oin Art Alliance Austin to celebrate the launch of POP Austin’s public art video installation. Premiere of the video installation by Beb Deum, Jason Archer, and Bleikh Gala & Serebryakova Elena will be at Frank, located at 4th and Colorado. For more information, please visit: www.artallianceaustin.org/
Austin, TX
Thursday: 10pm-2am
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SEPT
2014
Emily Bell performs Wednesdays in September at the Blackheart
Austin-based indie artist Emily Bell is proud to announce “Can’t Talk Back Wednesdays” - a residency at The Blackheart taking place at 10 p.m. every Wednesday during the month of September (Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24). The Blackheart is located at 86 Rainey St., Austin, Texas 78701. For more information, please visit: www.blackheartbar.com
Austin, TX
Wednesday: 10:00pm
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SEPT
2014
Emily Bell performs Wednesdays in September at the Blackheart
Austin-based indie artist Emily Bell is proud to announce “Can’t Talk Back Wednesdays” - a residency at The Blackheart taking place at 10 p.m. every Wednesday during the month of September (Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24). The Blackheart is located at 86 Rainey St., Austin, Texas 78701. For more information, please visit: www.blackheartbar.com
Austin, TX
Wednesday: 10:00pm
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10
SEPT
2014
Emily Bell performs Wednesdays in September at the Blackheart
Austin-based indie artist Emily Bell is proud to announce “Can’t Talk Back Wednesdays” - a residency at The Blackheart taking place at 10 p.m. every Wednesday during the month of September (Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24). The Blackheart is located at 86 Rainey St., Austin, Texas 78701. For more information, please visit: www.blackheartbar.com
Austin, TX
Wednesday: 10:00pm
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4-7
SEPT
2014
Texas Contemporary Art Fair at George R. Brown Convention Center
The Texas Contemporary art fair, now in its fourth year, will feature presentations from galleries showcasing contemporary work from the most innovative, progressive and driven artists from around the world. For more information, please visit: www.txcontemporary.com
Houston, TX
Thursday-Sunday
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SEPT
2014
Emily Bell performs Wednesdays in September at the Blackheart
Austin-based indie artist Emily Bell is proud to announce “Can’t Talk Back Wednesdays” - a residency at The Blackheart taking place at 10 p.m. every Wednesday during the month of September (Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24). The Blackheart is located at 86 Rainey St., Austin, Texas 78701. For more information, please visit: www.blackheartbar.com
Austin, TX
Wednesday: 10:00pm
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AUG
2014
Art Alliance announces new Executive Director Asa Hursh
Art Alliance Austin is proud to announce the appointment of Asa Hursh as its new Executive Director. Hursh most recently served as Deputy Director of the organization and has served in various roles in the organization for the past three years. Additionally, the organization has announced Holly McDaniel as its new Director of Development and Wendy Prindle as Director of Operations, as well as several new board members. For more information, please visit: www.artallianceaustin.org
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AUG
2014
Opening Reception for Kim Westfall: Stop the World I Want to Get Off
The work in her solo exhibition at Big Medium celebrates the personal refractions, manipulations, and vulnerability that mark an obsession or fan experience mediated by the internet’s hyperactive flow and distraction. The results are grotesque combines of film canon, straight to video rejects, and that time you almost drowned in her parent’s pool. For more information, please visit: westfalleast.tumblr.com
Austin, TX
Friday: 7-10:00pm
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AUG
2014
Orb Recording Studios kicks off “Orb Sessions from Studio A”
Orb Recording Studios is proud to announce its first “Orb Sessions from Studio A” at 9 p.m. CST on Saturday, Aug. 16. The live stream will feature the Austin indie band Quiet Company as they perform a private show for members of Austin’s music non-profit Black Fret. For more information, please visit: www.orbrecordingstudios.com
Austin, TX
Saturday: 9:00pm
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AUG
2014
Emily Bell performs at the Mucky Duck
Emily Bell live in concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck in Houston. Doors open at 6pm. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Houston, TX
Thursday: 7:00pm
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AUG
2014
Red Bull Curates: The Canvas Cooler Project
Please join us at 8pm at Winter Street Studios in Houston, Texas for Red Bull Curates: The Canvas Cooler Project. The Canvas Cooler Project pairs up-and-coming artists with local venue owners in major US cities to create custom and functional pieces of art. For more information, please visit: www.redbull.com
Houston TX
Thursday: 8:00pm
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JUL
2014
GOBI Release Party at Stubb’s in Austin
Indie electro dance group GOBI has announced their single release party at Stubb’s (indoors) featuring dance pop group The Shears and psychedelic indie electro rocker A.J. Vincent. For more information, please visit: www.goldonblackice.com
Austin, TX
Thursday: 9:00pm
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JUL
2014
Black Fret Announce Advisory Board for 2014 Grant Nominees
Austin non-profit Black Fret is thrilled to announce its newly established Advisory Board representing a diverse group of high-level Austin music industry leaders and professionals. Advisory Board members are: Mark Addison, Roggie Baer, Mike Crowley, CJ Eiriksson, Jenni Finlay, Will Hoffman, Terrany Johnson, Terry Lickona, Weston McGowen, Davis McLarty, Matt Noveskey, Tim Palmer, Peter Schwarz, Carlos Sosa, Joe Stallone, Stuart Sullivan, Mike Swinford, Heather Wagner Reed, Kevin Wommack and Tom Vale. For additional information on each advisory board member, see: www.blackfret.org
Austin, TX
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JUN
2014
American Sculptor James Surls opens exhibit at Wade Wilson Art Santa Fe
One of the country’s most revered modernist artists shows his work with a variety of events. The exhibit opens with a morning reception for the public who are invited for coffee with the artist. For more information, please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Santa Fe, NM
Saturday: 9:30am
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JUN
2014
Recording Academy Texas Chapter Membership Recruitment hosted by Orb Recording Studios
Orb will be hosting a Membership Recruitment event for the Texas Chapter of the Recording Academy. Artists interested in joining can email heather@juiceconsulting.com. For more information, please visit: www.orbrecordingstudios.com
Austin, TX
Saturday: 3:00pm
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May
2014
Opening reception for the Ink Tank Vending Machine project at Republic Square
Art Alliance Austin is delighted to invite the public to free events taking place during the West Austin Studio Tour this year. Ink Tank's installation involves a repurposed soda vending machine that will be rigged up to play audio clips recorded around and indicative of Austin's current and rapidly changing cultural landscape. For more information, please visit: www.west.bigmedium.org
Austin, TX
Saturday: 3:00pm
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MAY
2014
Opening reception for the GloWave Sculpture, an art installation by Melissa Borrell at Little Stacey Park
Art Alliance Austin is delighted to invite the public to free events taking place during the West Austin Studio Tour this year. GloWave is an undulating form that references the water that flows in Blunn Creek and will be illuminated in the dark with blue light. For more information, please visit: www.west.bigmedium.org
Austin, TX
Saturday: 7:00pm
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APR
2014
Black Fret Nominees Perform at Uncle Billy’s Brew and Que
Austin non-profit Black Fret reaches its first 100 members and will fund ten $10k grants for Austin Musicians in 2014. The nominees have been announced. For more information, please visit: www.blackfret.org
Austin, TX
Thursday: 7:00pm
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APR
2014
Mack, Jack & McConaughey Gala & Live Auction
Grounded in Music is thrilled to be one of this year’s beneficiaries for Mack, Jack & McConaughey annual fundraising event. It kicks off with the Gala, Live Auction and special performance by Sheryl Crow. The weekend continues with the Celebrity Classic Golf Tournament and Fashion Show with Badgely Mischka at Neiman Marcus. For more information, please visit: www.mackjackmcconaughey.org
Austin, TX
Thursday - Saturday
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APR
2014
Art City Austin
Austin’s second oldest outdoor festival will offer multidisciplinary art, a stellar music lineup, interactive children’s area and green initiatives For more information, please visit: www.artallianceaustin.org
Austin, TX
Saturday: 10:00am-8:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-6:00pm
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APR
2014
Big Medium DUE WEST! West Austin Studio Tour
Big Medium presents their Spring fundraising event DUE WEST! West Austin Studio Tour Group Exhibition & Catalogue Premiere. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit: www.westaustinstudiotour.org
Austin, TX
Saturdayday: 6:00pm
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MAR
2014
Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne, Erykah Badu & The Cannabinoids, Bizzy Crook, Blue October and more visited Orb during this year's SXSW
With a packed house of music industry VIPs, recording artists and more, the Grand Opening party featured a surprise acoustic performance in Studio A by lead singer of Blue October, Justin Furstenfeld, and intimate performances by Quiet Company, Tori Vasquez and Reed Turner. For more information, please visit: www.orbrecordingstudios.com
Austin, TX
Sunday: 1:00pm
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MAR
2014
Orb Recording Studios Grand Opening and Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Official grand opening of Orb Recording Studios, the vision of co-owners C.B. Hudson (lead guitarist for Blue October) and Matt Noveskey (bassist for Blue October), a 5,600-square-foot facility built from the ground up on an acre of Texas hill country just 25 minutes from downtown Austin. For more information, please visit: www.orbrecordingstudios.com
Austin, TX
Sunday: 1:00pm
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MAR
2014
Playing In Traffic hosts day party at SXSW
Austin-based music company Playing In Traffic will host invite-only SXSW day party in celebration its rapidly expanding business growth and 2014 artist roster. For more information, please visit: www.playingintrafficrecords.com
Austin, TX
Thursday: 12:30pm
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FEB
2014
Gina Chavez Official CD Release Party for ‘UP.ROOTED’ benefiting the Niña Arriba College Fund
Austin-based Latin folk-pop artist Gina Chavez announces the official CD Release Party and Benefit Concert at Stateside at the Paramount featuring performances by Amy Cook and Emily Wolfe. For more information, please visit: www.ginachavez.com
Austin, TX
Saturdayday: 6:30pm
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JAN
2014
Black Fret VIP Launch Party and Founding Member Drive at the Gibson Brands Showroom
New Austin non-profit Black Fret is proud to announce its VIP Launch Party and Founding Member Drive featuring Ben Kweller with opening performance by Emily Bell. Black Fret is a public charity headquartered in Austin whose mission is to empower musicians to create and perform great music. For more information, please visit: www.blackfret.org
Austin, TX
Saturday: 6:00pm
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JAN
2014
Elizabeth McQueen Official Release Party for EP ‘The Laziest Remix’
Celebrated Austin artist Elizabeth McQueen is proud to announce the release party for her forthcoming EP entitled “The Laziest Remix” taking place at Lamberts. Performances by Elizabeth McQueen Meet Brothers Lazaroff and Nakia. Other special guests that evening will include Jazz Mills, Erin Ivey, Sarah Sharp and Katie Holmes. Part of the event proceeds will benefit Black Fret, a new Austin non-profit that provides grants to local musicians. For more information, please visit: www.elizabeth-mcqueen.com
Austin, TX
Saturday: 9:30pm
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JAN
2014
Emily Bell performs at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Emily Bell performs with special guest John Evans at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Houston, TX
Thursday: 6:30pm
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DEC
2013
Emily Bell performs at Stubb’s
Emily Bell performs with Joanna Barbera and The Finest Kind at Stubb’s BBQ. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Austin, TX
Thursday: 8:30pm
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NOV
2013
KGSR Discovery Series
Emily Bell performs with Shinyribs at KGSR’s Discovery Series at Threadgill’s. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com or www.threadgills.com
Austin, TX
Wednesday: 8:00pm
2
NOV
2013
DUE EAST! East Austin Studio Tour East Fundraiser/East Group Show/East Catalog Premiere
Experience an exhibition and performances by over 200 EAST artists. Enjoy drinks, snacks, and live screenprinting. For more information, please visit: www.eastaustinstudiotour.com
Austin, TX
Saturday: 6:00pm
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OCT
2013
Reflections on Reality :: A Tribute to artist daniel-kayne
An evening of music, readings, performance and a celebration of the life of daniel-kayne. For more information, please visit: www.deborahcoltongallery.com
Houston, TX
Saturday: 6:00pm
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OCT
2013
Emily Bell performs at The Parish for ‘Call to Action’ benefitting the Capital Area Food Bank
Emily Bell partners with Soul Track Mind and DJCG to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank as the holidays approach. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Austin, TX
Saturday: 8:00pm
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16-19
OCT
2013
Emily Bell performs at CMJ Music Marathon
FEmily Bell will take part in the CMJ Music Marathon. Show schedule: WED Oct 16 at Free Candy – Brooklyn, NY / THURS Oct 17 at Tammany Hall for the Texas Takeover Party / FRI Oct 18 – Brooklyn Loft Party / SAT Oct 19 – Rockwood Music Hall – Official CMJ Showcase. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
New York, NY
Wednesday-Saturday
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OCT
2013
Emily Bell performs at The Basement
A string of tour dates brings Emily Bell to Nashville where she will perform at The Basement. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Nashville, TN
Thursday: 7:00pm
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10-13
OCT
2013
Texas Contemporary Art Fair
The Texas Contemporary art fair, now in its third year, will feature presentations from 75 galleries showcasing contemporary work from the most innovative, progressive and driven artists from around the world. For more information, please visit: www.txcontemporary.com
Houston, TX
Thursday-Sunday
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SEPT
2013
Women & Their Work presents THIRST
FJoin Women & Their Work in celebrating the opening of THIRST, a large-scale temporary art installation sited on Lady Bird Lake. Gather at the Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge to formally inaugurate the THIRST project and illuminate the tree. For more information, please visit: www.thirstart.org
Austin, TX
Saturday: 7:30pm
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24
SEPT
2013
Emily Bell performs at HAAM
In support of HAAM (Health Alliance for Austin Musicians), Emily Bell will perform an acoustic set the Whole Foods HQ on Lamar. All participating businesses contributed 5% of their sales to HAAM. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Austin, TX
Thursday: 8:00pm
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20
SEPT
2013
Emily Bell with Waterloo Revival
Emily Bell headlines at Threadgill’s South with Waterloo Revival. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Austin, TX
Friday: 7:00pm
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12
SEPT
2013
18th annual Red Dot Art Spree & Silent Auction
Fabulous art, beautiful people and incredible silent auction packages brought to you by Women & Their Work. More than 200 paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, prints and mixed media works all for $600 or less & all shopping is tax free. Open through September 26, the exhibit is free to the public. For more information, please visit: www.womenandtheirwork.org
Austin, TX
Thursday: 7:00pm
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AUG
2013
Emily Bell Day
This Thursday, August 22, 2013 will be proclaimed Emily Bell Day in Austin, Texas by Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell. Emily will be performing a song in the council chambers at City Hall at approximately 5:30 p.m. followed by an official Proclamation in her honor. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Austin, TX
Thursday: 5:30pm
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AUG
2013
Marfa, Happening!
The Texas Lyceum is proud to announce its quarterly meeting in Marfa, Texas from Aug. 8-10. The meeting, which is entitled “Marfa, Happening!” will be the first Lyceum meeting to take place in Marfa in the 33 years of the Lyceum’s existence. It will focus on Marfa’s history, its people and its relevance in the arts. Though the meeting will be closed to only Lyceum directors and their guests, there will be one public event taking place at Padre's on Saturday, Aug. 10 where the Marfa community is invited to join a live show by Texas roots rock hero John Evans. For more information, please visit: www.texaslyceum.org
Marfa, TX
Saturday: 9:30pm
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11-27
JUL
2013
Emily Bell – The Technicolor Tour
In support of her new album – In Technicolor – Emily Bell will burn up stages nationwide kicking off the tour in Tulsa, Oklahoma and wrapping up in Marfa, Texas. For a complete schedule of tour dates and more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
US Tour
July 11-27
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MAY
2013
The Technicolor Ball
Austin-based artist Emily Bell is proud to announce the independent release of her debut album In Technicolor with an official album release party – “The Technicolor Ball” - on Friday, May 24 at the North Door in Austin, Texas. Doors open at 9 p.m. and Bell will perform at 11:30 p.m., following an all-star lineup of some of her favorite indie acts, including Larry g (EE) at 9:30 p.m. and Hard Proof Afrobeat at 10:30 p.m. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Austin, TX
Friday: 9:00pm
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APR
2013
Emily Bell performs at The Wine Down
In partnership with the 2nd Street District and Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB), The Wine Down will return to the front porch of ACL Live for ten consecutive Wednesdays this spring. Emily Bell will perform for the ACL Series on April 24. For more information, please visit: www.acl-live.com
Austin, TX
Wednesday
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APR
2013
Hometown Revival
Emily Bell joins Craig Kinsey and the John Evans Band on Friday, April 12 for the Hometown Revival at Fitzgerald’s. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Houston, TX
Friday: 9:00pm
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APR
2013
Gala Night at ACL Live
Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M), the joint fundraising effort of actor Matthew McConaughey, recording artist Jack Ingram, and Texas head football coach Mack Brown, announced today that Grammy Award-winning artist John Mellencamp will headline its Gala Night on April 11, 2013 as part of MJ&M's inaugural, two-day event in Austin, Texas. Opening for John Mellencamp will be Austin's very own Dale Watson. For more information, please visit: www.acl-live.com
Austin, TX
Thursday
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APR
2013
Crystal Bash
On Friday, April 5, from 8-11pm, Women & Their Work will celebrate its 35th Anniversary at the Crystal Bash in the strikingly beautiful Westlake home of Alexa and Blaine Wesner. Designed by the New York based firm, Peter Gluck and Partners Architecture, their home is nationally known as the "Floating Box House" and was featured in Architectural Digest. For more information, please visit: www.womenandtheirwork.org
Austin, TX
Friday
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14-15
MAR
2013
WatchTheDuck at SXSW
Atlanta’s very own WatchTheDuck brings the trap-step flavor to SXSW. They will be performing at Amp’d, Hangar Lounge, Rusty Spurs, 508 House and the SXSW Doritos Bold Stage. For show times, please download the press kit below. For more information, please visit: www.watchtheduck.com
Austin, TX
SXSW
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MAR
2013
Emily Bell at SXSW
Emily Bell, known to “burn up the stage” with her unique style combining soul and rock ‘n’ roll, will perform at SXSW. Catch her performances at Fado’s Irish Pub, Holy Mountain, Hilton Garden Inn Creekside, The Bourbon Girl, Oilcan Harry’s and Shiner’s Saloon. For show times, please download the press kit below. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Austin, TX
SXSW
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MAR
2013
2013 Texas Medal of Arts Awards
The Texas Medal of Arts Awards, the signature event of the Texas Cultural Trust Council, spotlights and celebrates the creative excellence, exemplary talents and outstanding contributions by Texans in selected categories, ultimately featuring the best in Texas. This year it will be held at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, please visit: www.txculturaltrust.org
Austin, TX
Tuesday: 5:30pm
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FEB
2013
Emily Bell performs Sahara Lounge
Emily Bell will open for Nakia for his series “Nakia On Repeat” at Sahara Lounge in Austin. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Austin, TX
Thursday: 10:00pm
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MAR
2013
Fourth annual Texas Yoga Conference
Plans have been announced for the fourth annual Texas Yoga Conference to be held March 1-3, 2013 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. The Texas Yoga Conference attracts the best regional and national yoga teachers who give classes at all levels of experience with yoga, from the beginner to the advanced practitioner. For more information, please visit: www.texasyogaconference.com
Houston, TX
Friday-Sunday
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JAN
2013
Opening Exhibition featuring "LOOK TO THE LEFT" by Wendy Wagner at Women & Their Work
Women & Their Work is pleased to present “LOOK TO THE LEFT,” a solo exhibition by Houston-based artist Wendy Wagner from January 24 to March 14, 2013. The opening reception will take place on Thursday, January 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, please visit: www.wendywagner.com
Austin, TX
Thursday: 6-8:00pm
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DEC
2012
Austin-based songstress Emily Bell and singer-songwriter Jonny Burke
Austin-based songstress Emily Bell and singer-songwriter Jonny Burke are proud to announce the first-annual WinterCamp, where Austinites are invited to step out of the icy Texas cold and into “The Holy Mountain Lodge,” kick off their boots and warm their soul with brandy, hot beverages, fire and great music. For more information, please visit: www.emilybell.com
Austin, TX
Tuesday: 9pm-2:00am
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SEPT
2012
Joseph Cohen’s ‘Ten Propositions’ opens at PEVETO
PEVETO is pleased to announce the opening of “Ten Propositions,” a single-artist exhibition featuring new works by Houston-based artist Joseph Cohen. In this particular exhibit, Cohen explores the nature of painting and human perception through a series of unique concrete paintings. The opening reception will take place on Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 7 - 9 p.m., and the exhibit will remain on view through Saturday, October 27, 2012. For more information please visit: www.josephcohenart.com
Santa Fe, NM
Friday: 5-87:00pm
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SEPT
2012
Preview Exhibition featuring works by Justin Garcia opens at Wade Wilson Art Santa Fe
Wade Wilson Art Santa Fe is pleased to announce a single-artist exhibition featuring new and recent works by Justin Garcia. The artist explores the translucent and the illuminated, along with depths of color through various techniques. Wade Wilson Art Santa Fe will host an artist reception on Friday, September 21, 2012 from 5 - 7 p.m., and the exhibit will remain on view through Saturday, October 27, 2012. For more information please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Santa Fe, NM
Friday: 5-87:00pm
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AUG
2012
Exhibition featuring new paintings by Tom Berg opens at Wade Wilson Art Santa Fe
Wade Wilson Art Santa Fe is pleased to announce an exhibition of recent paintings by Santa Fe-based artist Tom Berg. Berg’s exhibit will open with an artist reception from 5 - 7 p.m. on Friday, August 3, 2012. Wade Wilson Art Santa Fe is pleased to have Tom Berg, who is now in his thirty-third year of exhibiting art in Santa Fe, as the first show at the gallery presented by a single artist. The exhibition will remain on view through Saturday, September 15, 2012. For more information please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Santa Fe, NM
Friday: 5-7:00pm
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JULY
2012
Preview Exhibition featuring works by Justin Garcia and Winston Lee Mascarenhas opens at Wade Wilson Art in collaboration with ArtHouston
Wade Wilson Art Houston is pleased to announce a joint exhibition featuring new and recent works by Justin Garcia and Winston Lee Mascarenhas. Both artists explore the translucent and the illuminated, along with depths of color through various techniques. Wade Wilson Art Houston and the new exhibition are in collaboration with ArtHouston, a celebration of new and established artists shown in galleries across the city. The opening reception will take place on Thursday, July 12, 2012 from 6 - 8 p.m. and will remain on view through Saturday, August 18, 2012. For more information please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX
Thursday: 6-8:00pm
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JUN
2012
Wade Wilson Art announces new gallery opening in Santa Fe New Mexico with works by Tom Berg, Peter Sacks and Barbara Van Cleave on view
Wade Wilson Art of Houston announces the opening of its second gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico this summer. The grand opening will take place on Friday, June 29, 2012 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Now sharing two major art cities, Wade Wilson Art exhibits a roster of 27 extraordinary contemporary artists whose work explores the use of light, color and abstraction. Located in the historic lower Canyon Road arts district at 409 Canyon Road, Wade Wilson Art Santa Fe will feature a full season of exhibitions in addition to shows in Houston. Wade Wilson Art Santa Fe opens with a group exhibition featuring Tom Berg, Barbara Van Cleve and Peter Sacks, among other artists. For more information please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Santa Fe, NM
Friday: 5:30-8pm
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JUN
2012
Impressions: Print Group Exhibition opening at Wade Wilson Art for PrintHouston
Wade Wilson Art is a participating space during the yearly PrintHouston festival featuring a special group exhibition of various visions and styles in printmaking. Etchings, lithographs, woodcuts, monoprints and digital prints from an exceptional group of contemporary artists will be on display, including work by Lucinda Cobley, Jill Moser, Ellen Orseck, Althea Murphy-Price, Joelle Verstraeten, Robert Ryman, Mark Williams, Joan Winter and Nazar Yahya. It will remain on view through July 7, 2012. For more information please visit www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX
Friday: 6-8:00pm
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APR
2012
Paradoxe Poétique opens at Wade Wilson Art
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce Paradoxe Poétique, an exhibition of paintings and photography representing the work of two young French artists, Jean-Baptiste Lyonnet and Antoine Grospiron-Jaccoux. Guest curator Laure Parise hand-selected these two artists due to their language, which echoes the gallery’s aesthetic vision and love of abstraction. The exhibit opens with a reception from 6 - 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2012 and a gallery talk from 2 - 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. It will remain on view through May 26, 2012. For more information please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX
Thursday: 6-8:00pm
Saturday: 2-3:00pm
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MAR
2012
Kristine Mills performs at Wade Wilson Art for 6th Anniversary Event
This special performance features Kristine Mills and Tommy "TJ" James. Kristine and Tommy will be joined in the exquisite Wade Wilson Art Gallery with bassist, David Craig and drummer, Vernon Daniels. Songs will be featured from Kristine and Tommy's NYC show, plus cuts from the original documentary film soundtrack from "A Collector's Waltz" - Michel Muelle's documentary film featuring Wade Wilson and six Houston based international artists along with predominate collectors. For more information please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX
Thursday: 7-9:00pm
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MAR
2012
‘Nuit’ by Libbie Masterson opens at Wade Wilson Art
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce an exhibit of recent photographs by Libbie Masterson in a show entitled “Nuit.” The exhibit opens with a reception for the artist from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2012 and will remain on view through April 14, 2012. The series “Nuit” will be exhibited at Wade Wilson Art as a part of the FotoFest Biennial 2012. For more information please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX
Friday: 6-8:00pm
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17-19
FEB
2012
The 3rd Annual Texas Yoga Conference
The Texas Yoga Conference and Music Festival will be held at University of Houston’s Recreation and Wellness Center (4800 Calhoun). Over 60 fun and informative classes and workshops will be led by yoga teachers known worldwide including some Texas-based instructors, with special performances by national headlining artists Desert Dwellers, David Newman, Tyagaraja M. Welch, and Sean Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band. Houston-based and nationally recognized instructors including Robert Boustany, Jennifer Buergermeister, Melissa Smith, Julie Byrd, Amy Garratt, Ann Hyde and Catherine Allen join the all-star line-up of seasoned instructors from around the nation. For schedule and other information, please visit: www.texasyogaconference.com
Houston, TX
Friday-Saturday
8:00am-6:00pm
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FEB
2012
Grounded in Music 2012 Benefit Concert
Country music stars Jack Ingram and Hayes Carll will be coheadlining at this year’s Grounded in Music 2012 Benefit Concert to raise funds for the organization’s music education program. This year’s event will be held at the Gibson Guitar Showroom in Austin, kicking off with a performance by Grounded in Music students and an opening performance by 17 year old country music star Savannah Berry. The event is open to the public, and prior to the show, there will be a reception for all sponsors and pre-party ticket holders. Immediately following the concert, an afterparty with Jack Ingram and Hayes Carll will be held for event sponsors. General public tickets can be purchased at : www.frontgatetickets.com
Austin, TX
Wednesday: 6:30pm
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JAN
2012
Zachariah Rieke’s ‘Raw Beauty: Recent Paintings’ opens at Wade Wilson
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce an exhibit of new and recent paintings by Zachariah Rieke. The exhibit opens with a reception for the artist from 6 - 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2012 and will remain on view through February 25, 2012. For more information, please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX
Thursday: 6-8:00pm
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JAN
2012
Joseph Cohen’s ‘Fatto in Italia’ opens at Wade Wilson Art
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce an exhibit of new and recent paintings by the artist Joseph Cohen titled, “Fatto in Italia.” The exhibit opens with a reception for the artist from 6 - 8 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2012 and will remain on view through January 25, 2012. For more information, please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX
Friday: 6-8:00pm
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DEC
2011
‘On the Edge of New: Paintings by New Artists’ opens at Wade Wilson Art
Wade Wilson Art announces a special exhibit: “On the Edge of New: New paintings by New Artists” which opens with a reception for the artists from 6 - 8 p.m., Thursday, December 1 and will remain on view through December 31, 2011. The exhibit will show works by includes works by Justin Garcia, Felipe Lopez, Winston Lee Mascarenhas, Deborah Porter, Cheryl Schubert, Nazar Yahya. For more information, please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX
Thursday: 6-8:00pm
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NOV
2011
‘Cartography of the Spirit: Virgil Grotfeldt’s Explorations on the Mystical, Magical, and the Sublime’ opens at Wade Wilson Art
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce the opening of “Cartography of the Spirit: Virgil Grotfeldt’s Explorations on the Mystical, the Magical, and the Sublime,” an exhibit of paintings by the late Virgil Grotfeldt (1948-2009). The estate is now represented by Wade Wilson Art. The exhibit opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, November 3, 2011 and will remain on view through Saturday, November 26,2011. For more information, please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX
Thursday: 6-8:00pm
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21-23
OCT
2011
Texas Contemporary Art Fair October 20 – 23
Houston will host artMRKT Productions’ inaugural Texas Contemporary art fair taking place October 20 – 23 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Texas Contemporary will present over 55 contemporary art dealers from around the world, including a section showcasing special projects and pieces that focus on energy and sustainability by Texas-based artists featured in solo booths. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit: www.txcontemporary.com
Houston, TX
Friday: 11am-7:30pm
Saturday: 11am-7:00pm
Sunday: 11am-6:00pm
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OCT
2011
Texas Contemporary Art Fair :: Opening Night Preview
Texas Contemporary’s opening night preview will be held Thursday, October 20 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Proceeds from all opening night ticket purchases will be donated to the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. The Texas Contemporary fair will continue through October 23. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit: www.txcontemporary.com
Houston, TX 5:30pm-7:30pm
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Sep
2011
A Preview for Danielle Frankenthal’s ‘Chaos Contained’ opening at Wade Wilson Art
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce an exhibit of works by Danielle Frankenthal which she titles, ‘Chaos Contained.’ The exhibit opens with a preview for the artist 6-8 p.m., Friday, September 30 and will remain on view through October 29, 2011. A general opening will be held along with the other galleries of the 4411 building from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2011. For more information, please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX 6-8:00pm
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Aug
2011
‘Large-Scale: The Painting Show’ opens at Wade Wilson Art
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce the opening of "Large-Scale: The Painting Show," with a special Open House reception from 1 - 5 p.m., Saturday, August 27, 2011 and will remain on view through September 30, 2011. The gallery will also host a reception for the artists in conjunction with the 4411 Montrose, building - wide season launch from 6 - 9 p.m., Friday, September 9, 2011. For more information, please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX 1-5:00pm
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July
2011
Photographs of the American West by Barbara Van Cleve opens at Wade Wilson Art for ARTHouston 2011
Wade Wilson ART is pleased to announce a special exhibit in conjunction with ARTHouston 2011 of Photographs of the American West by master photographer Barbara Van Cleve. The exhibit opens with a reception for the artist from 6 - 8 p.m., Friday, July 8, 2011 and for ARTHouston, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday July 9, 2011 and will remain on view through August 30, 2011. For more information, please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX 6:00pm-8:00pm
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MAY
2011
May 20 Proclaimed ‘GenTX Day’ by leaders across the state to support students of Generation TX and celebrate higher education
On Friday, May 20, Texas will unite in celebration of GenTX Day - a day to celebrate the students of Generation TX (pronounced Generation Texas) and their plans for the future, with special recognition of the high school graduating class of 2011. Resolutions will be offered at the Texas Capitol, and mayors in markets such as Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, the Rio Grande Valley, El Paso and Corpus Christi are declaring May 20 as GenTX Day with official proclamations encouraging their communities to show their support for the students of Generation TX. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit: www.GenTX.org
Statewide, TX
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MAY
2011
Vince Young Foundation and Generation TX come together for ‘Unity in the Community’ weekend inspiring youth of Texas to pursue higher education
Two organizations with similar missions have joined forces to ensure the youth of Texas follow a path toward success and achievement leading to the most successful generation ever. The Vince Young Foundation and Generation TX (pronounced Generation Texas) will host the “Unity in the Community” weekend May 20 - 22, a series of events that will celebrate the legendary NFL quarterback’s 28th birthday and the launch of the Generation TX movement in Houston. For more information, please visit: www.GenTX.org or www.vyfoundation.org
Friday, May 20 – GenTX Day
GenTX Day Pep Rallies featuring Vince Young & GRAMMY nominated Bama Boyz
Schedule of Events:
9:30am-10:30am @ Madison High School
6pm-7pm @ the Empowerment Center
9pm Celebrity SuperBOWL Challenge at Lucky Strikes Luxe Lounge
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MAY
2011
DARKE | gallery transforms into ‘Wendy’s World’ for Wagner’s solo exhibition opening May 13
Wendy Wagner will present some of her most recent works in a solo exhibition at DARKE | gallery entitled “Once Uponse a Time in the Land of O-Poppida...” Both floors of the gallery will transform into “Wendy’s World” with paintings, prints, ceramics, installation art and animation displayed. Works from her recent show in Tokyo will be included. The exhibition opens with an artist reception on Friday, May 13 from 5:30 - 9 p.m. where valet parking and refreshments will be offered. It will remain on view through June 10 with installation and artworks continuing in the upstairs gallery through July 9. For more information, please visit: www.wendywagner.com
Houston, TX 5:30pm-9:00pm
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APR
2011
Wade Wilson Art announces special exhibition featuring paintings by Concrete Painters Joseph Marioni and Peter Tollens
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce a special exhibit pairing the leading European and the leading American painters from the Concrete Painting movement featuring new paintings by the American painter Joseph Marioni and the German painter Peter Tollens. The exhibit opens with a reception for the artists from 6 to 8 pm on Friday, April 1, 2011 and will remain on view through May 28, 2011. For more information, please visit: www.wadewilsonart.com
Houston, TX 6:00pm-8:00pm
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MAR
2011
The Texan-French Alliance for the Arts 2011 Art Award & Auction benefitting the Texas Children’s Cancer Center’s Arts in Medicine Program
The Texan-French Alliance for the Arts (TFAA) will continue its mission to inspire cultural exchange through the arts by hosting their second Art Award & Auction. Hosted by an outstanding assembly of committee members including Lynn Wyatt as Honorary Chair, Martha Finger as Event Chair, Co-Chairs Laure Parise and Joelle Petit, and Judy Nyquist as Honorary Selection Chair, the biennial cocktail reception and auction will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2011. The event will take place at the Decorative Center Houston (DCH) located at 5120 Woodway with installation design by Devin Borden. Further information about the event is available on the TFAA Art Award & Auction website: www.tfaa2011art.com
Houston, TX 6:00pm-9:00pm
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MAR
2011
Red Bull Thre3Style Returns to Austin with Incredible DJ Line Up, Hip Hop Phenoms & One Unforgettable Party
This Red Bull Thre3Style All-Star showcase, features seven of the best DJ’s in the U.S. They've come prepared to step up to the tables and throw down the finest party-rockin’ tracks. Red Bull Thre3Style is an innovative DJ format where the true art of party rockin’ is put to the test. Each DJ is tasked with spinning three completely different musical genres, all while keeping the party hot and the dance floor packed. With this talented line-up (Z-Trip, DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ QBert, Switch, Mick Boogie, DJ M-Squared and D-JR), we’re sure that won’t be a problem. If there’s any chance that’s not exciting enough, joining this incredible DJ line-up is innovative hip-hop trio, De La Soul. All taking place on the Streets of Austin’s Warehouse District at 4th & Colorado. For more information, please visit: www.redbullusa.com/thre3style-austin
Austin, TX Gates open at 8:00pm
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MAR
2011
France Rocks Austin at SXSW 2011
The French Bureauexport Ushers In The Next French Wave
The French Bureauexport returns to Austin for its second year, celebrating France's most up-and-coming and exciting artists at SXSW 2011. With the support of the French Consulate and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, The French Bureauexport will be hosting two official showcases with free food, drinks and give-aways on March 16 at 512 Rooftop (evening) and March 17 at the West Tent (Brush Square Park, day party in front of the convention center). For a full listing of bands and performance schedule, please visit: www.francerocks.net/austin2011
Austin, TX
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MAR
2011
Texas Yoga Association plans mass yoga class on Austin’s State Capitol lawn as they rally against regulation
Over 1,500 Texans have signed a petition sponsored by the Texas Yoga Association (TYA) to pass House Bills No. 1839 by Representative Phillips and 2167 by Representative Murphy that aim to keep government from regulating yoga. In support of moving the bills through legislation, the TYA invites yoga enthusiasts, state representatives and anyone who supports the future of health and wellness to practice yoga together on the Southeast corner of the Texas State Capitol lawn at Congress and 11th Street. House Representative Eddie Lucio III will lead other representatives and staff to meet the yoga enthusiasts in promotion of a healthy lifestyle, and musician David Berkeley will be flying in from Atlanta to perform at the peaceful demonstration. For more information, please visit: www.texyoga.org
Austin, TX 5:30pm-7:00pm
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MAR
2011
Red Bull BPM DJ App Launch Party
Red Bull proudly introduces Red Bull BPM, the application that turns your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad into a complete DJ set-up. The U.S. launch party will be hosted in Austin, Texas on March 15 at 9:30 p.m. at Republic Live (301 W. 5th Street). Two-time Grammy-nominated producer/remixer/DJ Felix da Housecat will deliver a special headlining performance utilizing the Red Bull BPM app. Opening sounds provided by DJ Manny and visuals by VJ Culture. The event is free with RSVP, just text BPM to 72855*. Every RSVP is automatically entered to win an Apple iPad or free downloads of the Red Bull BPM app. For more information, please visit: www.redbullusa.com/bpm
Austin, TX 9:30pm
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FEB
2011
Texas Yoga Conference comes to Houston
Houston welcomes yoga professionals from around the world for the second annual Texas Yoga Conference. It will be held at Jerabeck Athletic Center, St. Thomas University. Over 20 different styles of yoga workshops will be taught (over 70 workshops in total), by yoga teachers known worldwide and Texas-based instructors, with special performances by national headlining artist MC Yogi and Sean Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band. For more information, please visit: www.texasyogaconference.com
Houston, TX
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FEB
2011
Tom Berg opens at Wade Wilson Art
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce an exhibit of recent paintings by Santa Fe-based artist Tom Berg. Berg’s exhibit opens with a reception for the artist from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, February 18, 2011 and will remain on view through March 18, 2011. The exhibition will feature Berg’s paintings from the past two years, all of which focus on exposing subtle elements of everyday objects such as chairs, trailers and cattle.
Houston, TX 6:00pm-8:00pm
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JAN
2011
Generation TX San Antonio Launches with the “Rock Your Future GenTX Fest”
Generation TX San Antonio will kick off the new year with an inaugural event encouraging ninth grade students to begin preparing for college. The “Rock Your Future GenTX Fest” will take place on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at the Alamo Convocation Center located at 110 Tuleta Street, San Antonio, TX 78212. A red carpet will greet approximately 3,000 Bexar County ninth grade students, parents, teachers, and local community leaders as they come together for an afternoon of inspiration and learning. The event is hosted by Generation TX San Antonio, a local organization committed to making San Antonio a college-going and career-ready community in a single generation.
San Antonio, TX 2:00pm-4:30pm
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7-17
JAN
2011
Red Bull Illume: Discovery Green in Downtown Houston
Red Bull Illume is pleased to announce its Opening Night, hosted by skateboarding sensation and X-Games champion Ryan Scheckler. Red Bull Illume, a photography contest and exhibition dedicated to finding the world’s most excellent adventure sports images. 50 of the most outstanding images will be selected to be featured on state-of-the-art, large-scale screens. The event will be going on until January 17 at Houston’s Discovery Green Park.
Houston, TX 6:00pm – 10:00pm
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7
JAN
2011
Lucinda Cobley featuring sculpture by Joan Winter – Artist Reception
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to present artists Lisa Cobley and Joan Winter. On view will be Lucinda Cobley’s Revisions, her most recent paintings which combine minerals and pigments with vigorous paint strokes. The exhibit will also feature Joan Winter’s sculptural masterpieces, influenced by the beautiful architecture in Japan. The exhibit will remain on view through February 11.
Houston, TX 6:00pm – 8:00pm
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11
DEC
2010
Jill Moser: Editions – Artist Reception
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce Jill Moser’s Editions, the artist’s first exhibit in Houston to focus solely on her collaborative edition and print work. Moser’s first book called The Introvert, will be featured with several of her recent print projects. The Introvert, a hand-painted artist book, is scheduled to coincide with the debut of Marion Cage’s jewelry display, Lettres. Moser will also be collaborating with master printer Jonathan Wise on a series of Hand in Glove prints. The exhibit will remain on view until January 4, 2011.
Houston, TX
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5-14
NOV
2010
Impulse Artist Series: 2010 Alter Ego Season
Jade Simmons and the Impulse Artist Series are proud to present the 2010 season of performances. Each concert will feature music from various genres, revealing the melodic ‘Alter Egos’ of each performing artist. This year’s artists are: Houston-based Kris Becker (multi-genre pianist/composer), as well as Suresh Singaratnam (trumpet), Phyllis Chen (toy pianist/multi-media artist) and Brandee Younger (harpist).

For time and date information or to purchase tickets, please visit: www.impulseartistseries.org
Houston, TX
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29
OCT
2010
Peter Sacks: Recent Paintings - Artist Reception
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce a special exhibit of new paintings by internationally-renowned artist Peter Sacks. Sacks’s paintings read as predominantly monochromatic with thick impasto giving the impression of roughness, layering, and texture. The exhibit will remain on view through December 10.
Houston, TX 6:00pm – 8:00pm
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25
SEPT
2010
Dante Marioni: Recent Glass Works - Artist Reception
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce an exhibit of works by glass artist Dante Marioni. On view will be recent works by Marioni whose blown-glass pieces are internationally recognized for their vibrant color and classic design. The exhibit opens on September 1 and will remain on view through October 22.
Houston, TX 6:00pm – 7:30pm
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18
SEPT
2010
An Evening with Princess Diana’s Chef Darren McGrady
Hosted by Chairman Emeritus Lynn Wyatt at La Colombe d’Or Mansion, the black tie, six course dinner event will celebrate the 5th anniversary of Brilliant Lecture Series in support of the non-profit organization’s Brill Talks - an in-school youth and education outreach program in which 5,000 students will participate for the 2010-2011 academic year.
Houston, TX 7:00pm
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SUMMER/FALL
2010
Local PBS Stations throughout the great state of Texas will premiere a new travel show called “The Daytripper”
After a successful launch in Austin last fall, not only will the show return to Austin’s PBS station KLRU this fall for its second season, it will also celebrate premieres in these markets:


Austin on KLRU: Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. and Wednesdays at 5:30 a.m.

College Station on KAMU: Saturdays at 8 p.m.

Killeen on KNCT: Saturdays at 3 p.m.

Houston on Houston PBS: Saturdays at 3:30 p.m.

Dallas on KERA: Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.

Corpus Christi on KEDT: Mondays at 7:30 p.m. and Fridays at 11:30 p.m. beginning June 14

San Antonio on KLRN: Sundays at 1:30 p.m. beginning July 4

Amarillo on KACV: Tuesdays at 8 p.m. beginning July 6

El Paso on KCOS: Saturdays at 4 p.m. beginning September 4

Lubbock on KTXT: Sundays at 4 p.m. beginning October 3

Also stay tuned for THE DAYTRIPPER coming to stations in the Midland and Harlingen areas
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JULY
2010
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce a special exhibit for Art Houston 2010 with new paintings by nonagenarian artist Harold Garde. The exhibit opens with a day-long opening in conjunction with Art Houston 2010 followed by a reception for the artist. The exhibit will remain on view through September 3.
Houston, TX 10:00am – 9:00pm
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04
JUNE
2010
The White Album: Works by Six Artists Interpreting White - Artist Reception
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce an exhibit, The White Album, featuring paintings by Lucinda Cobley, Joseph Cohen, Danielle Frankenthal, Jill Moser, Joseph Marioni, Mark Williams, and curated by Wade Wilson. The exhibit will remain on view through June 30.
Houston, TX 6:00pm – 8:00pm
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MAY
2010
Grammy®-Nominated electro trio, The Bama Boyz, produce Beyoncè's latest single 'Why Don't You Love Me' and claim:
‘This song almost didn't happen!’
On Tuesday, May 4, an internet frenzy erupted when Beyoncé surprised fans by personally releasing her latest video “Why Don’t You Love Me.” The video received over 1.5 million combined views within the first 60 hours and was a trending Twitter topic during its debut. What’s also just as unexpected and interesting as the video’s release is the unexpected producers of the song and their story of how the song came to be.
13
MAY
2010
SuperLiteBike to release debut album
Away We Go
A local favorite in the world’s Live Music Capital, the members of SuperLiteBike have captured their infamous live energy in their soon-to-be released debut album, Away We Go. The band will celebrate with an official album release party on Thursday, May 13 at The Parish in Austin.


Location: The Parish, Austin, TX
Time: Doors open at 8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $7 in advance, can be purchased at www.theparishaustin.com ($10 at the door)
30
APRIL
2010
Austin artist Zeale to release EP
Zeale's EP release party "The Robot Parade" at Beauty Bar will officially launch the EP entitled Robot Radio
Austin, TX - 9:00pm
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01
APRIL
2010
Libbie Masterson: Sky - Artist Reception
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce a special exhibit of new works by Houston-based photographer Libbie Masterson. The exhibit, titled Sky and in conjunction with the 2010 FotoFest exhibitions, will feature a collection of images of the sky, shot throughout America in both the daytime and evening. The exhibit will remain on view through April 27.
Houston, TX 6:00pm – 8:00pm
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20
MARCH
2010
The Texas Tornados to perform LIVE for Global Zone Music Festival
The Texas Tornados perform LIVE for the Global Zone Music Festival in Videoranch3D is taking place at 2 p.m. CST. This real-time performance will be attended by a worldwide virtual audience via Videoranch3d – a 3D virtual world on the Internet.
2:00pm CST
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MARCH
2010
The Texas Tornados to perform SXSW showcase at Kenny Dorham's Backyard
The Texas Tornados will perform an official SXSW showcase at Kenny Dorham’s Backyard located at 1106 E. 11th Street. The Tornados hit the stage at 10 p.m. All SXSW-credentialed media are invited.
Austin, TX - 10:00pm
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18
MARCH
2010
France Rocks Austin at Klub Krucial
The French bureauexport assists the French music industry to develop its artists internationally, in all musical genres. This month--in collaboration with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York and Houston along with IODA--the bureauexport will present FRANCE ROCKS AUSTIN, a special showcase of unique French artists during the SXSW music convention, America’s major music industry gathering.
Austin, TX - noon-6:00pm
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17
MARCH
2010
The Texas Tornados to perform live on KGSR
The Texas Tornados will perform live at 9 a.m. on KGSR broadcasting live from the lobby lounge of the Four Seasons Hotel.
Austin, TX
02
MARCH
2010
TThe ultimate Tex-Mex super group is back - Augie Meyers and Flaco Jiménez reunite with the son of Doug Sahm, Shawn Sahm in a new recording that includes five previously unreleased vocal performances from the legendary Freddy Fender.
United States
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27
FEB
2010
Inner Me Studios in Midtown will host an Open House to celebrate Grand Opening and benefit Soles4Souls: Project Haiti
Inner Me Studios, located at 617 Richmond Avenue, will host an Open House benefiting Soles4Souls: Project Haiti.  There will be live demonstrations of their creative fitness classes including Pole Dancing Aerobics, Belly Dancing and Stiletto Fit.  Guests are asked to bring a pair of lightly used athletic shoes to donate.  Bowl Café will provide hors d’oeuvres, and entertainment will be provided by Elroy Boogie.
Houston, TX
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19
FEB
2010
McKay Otto - Artist Reception
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce a special exhibit of new paintings and sculpture by Texas artist McKay Otto. The artist delves into what he calls “the trans-dimensional” where he refers to the shiny, misty, and abstract pieces which propose realistic images of inner space. The exhibit is on view through March 27.
Houston, TX 6:00pm – 8:00pm
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21
JAN
2010
Press Conference Announces Bernar Venet Monumental Sculpture Exhibition in
Hermann Park
A press conference will be held to announce the official opening of a nine-month exhibition of sculptures by the internationally acclaimed artist, Bernar Venet.
Houston, TX - 3:30pm
Artist Reception to follow 4-6:30pm
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21
JAN
2010
Grounded In Music Fundraiser
New Grounded in Music board member, Patty Griffin, to perform with Jack Ingram and Scott Miller.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.austintheathre.org (**Sold Out**)
Austin, TX - 7:00pm
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23
JAN
2010
Monumental Sculpture Exhibition of Works by Bernar Venet
The Texas-French Alliance for the Arts (TFAA) will unveil a nine-month exhibition of sculptures by the internationally acclaimed French artist, Bernar Venet. Houston will join the ranks of over 20 other international cities including Paris, Brussels, Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, New York, and Chicago to host a Bernar Venet exhibition.
Houston, TX
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08
JAN
2010
Joseph Cohen: Forging the Path of the Concrete - Artist Reception
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce an exhibit of new paintings by emerging artist Joseph Cohen. The exhibit will showcase Cohen’s work with slatted structures and paint which was left to dry in mid-drip forming painterly stalactites dancing across the slats’ edges. The exhibit is on view through February 13.
Houston, TX 6:00pm – 8:00pm
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11
DEC
2009
Press conference to announce Bernar Venet Exhibit
A press conference will be held to announce the official installation of Bernar Venet's exhibition in Hermann Park.
Houston, TX 11:00am
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10
DEC
2009
Libbie Masterson STILL - Artist Reception
Houston-based photographer, Libbie Masterson, will install a photographic exhibition of the remote areas of West Texas entitled STILL at space125gallery. Funded by an Individual Artists Grant courtesy of the Houston Arts Alliance, the exhibit will remain on view through January 7.
Houston, TX 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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08
DEC
2009
Leighelena to display latest collection
Austin jewelry designer Leigh Elena Navarro will showcase her latest collection at Solid Gold Boutique and Day Spa in Austin, Texas.
Austin, TX 5:00pm - 8:00pm
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06
DEC
2009
Leighelena trunk show at 13 Celsius Wine Bar
Leigh Elena Navarro will reveal her latest collection just in time for the holiday season. The unvieling will be held at 13 Celsius and will have an array of handcrafted pieces for purchase.
Houston, TX 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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05
DEC
2009
Omar Angel Perez opens his home for the holidays
Houston-based artist and self-taught wood sculptor will open his exquisite studio home for an open house event - “Studio and Stilett‘O’s” - to showcase the architectural masterpiece he and his wife Katharine co-designed along with his coveted Stilett“O” sculptures.
Houston, TX 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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19
NOV
2009
New fall exhibit by Joseph Marioni
Wade Wilson Art is pleased to announce a special exhibit of new paintings in red and blue by Joseph Marioni. The exhibit will showcase the artist's exploration of color and light in a work.
Houston, TX 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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19
NOV
2009
Crossing Togo to release one of this year's best local albums
Houston-based musical duo Crossing Togo will release their debut album "Of Love, Scorn & Insecurity" at McGonigel's Mucky Duck.
Houston, TX 7:30pm
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29
OCT
2009
L'heure bleue opens at Wade Wilson Art
Wade Wilson is pleased to announce the opening of the gallery's first solo exhibit of new works by Michael Crowder.
Houston, TX 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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27
OCT
2009
Jill Moser: Sixteen Street opens at Wade Wilson Art
Wade Wilson is pleased to announce the opening of the gallery's second one-artist exhibit of new works by Jill Moser. Sixteen Street comprises a suite of sixteen new drawings and three paintings.
Houston, TX 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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24
OCT
2009
Grammy® winning artist Gloria Gaynor to re-release "I Will Survive"
Disco legend and Grammy® winning artist, Gloria Gaynor, will re-release on of the most popular disco songs of all time as part of the song's 30th anniversary celebration.
Worldwide
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03
SEPT
2009
Artist Reception at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft for Omar Angel Perez: Stilett“O”s
Omar Angel Perez will celebrate the opening of his exhibition entitled Stilett”O”s at the Craft Center. The impossibly sexy shoe sculptures are constructed of turned wood and accents such as band saw blades, snakeskin, leather, feathers and Swarovski Crystals. The exhibit remains on view through October 25.
Houston, TX 5:30pm - 8:00pm
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27
AUG
2009
The Daze releases Straightjacket Hymns at Antone’s
The Daze will release their multifarious debut album, Straightjacket Hymns, on August 27. Prior to that on August 14, the band and their song, “Blizzard Woman Blues,” will be on the big screen in the upcoming feature film, “Bandslam,” scheduled to hit theatres nationwide on August 14. Members Evan Butts (guitar/vocals), Chris Ritchie (bass), and Aaron Lemke (drums/percussion) will celebrate the release with a performance at Austin’s legendary Antone’s Nightclub on August 27.
Austin, TX 7:30pm
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12
JUN
2009
Kristine Mills Austin album launch party at Copa Bar and Grill for bossanovafied
Jazz Darling Kristine Mills will celebrate her release with an intimate performance at Copa Bar and Grill. In the Buzios Room, Mills and her “Austin Band” will illustrate her most personal composition live.
Austin, TX 8:00pm
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02
JUN
2009
Wendy Wagner takes the Qwerkys™ to Japan :: Artist Reception
Houston-based artist Wendy Wagner takes her beloved, whimsical paintings and Qwerkys™ to Japan. Gallery Trinity, located at 9-6-19-1F Akasaka in the Roppongi district of central Tokyo, will display the latest collection of Wagner’s paintings as well as her soft sculpture line, the Qwerkys™. The exhibit opens Tuesday, June 2 and will remain on view until Saturday, June 20.
Tokyo, Japan 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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