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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 7.24-7.26

Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 2:31pm. 53 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle Top 5 Weekend Picks 7.24-7.26

 

What: Mexic Arte Museum presents Art + Tequila

When: Friday, July 24th from 7-9 p.m.

Where: Mexic-Arte Museum

Why: Raise a glass to National Tequila Day and the opening of the Herradura Barrel Art exhibit. Enjoy bites by Alcomar, the new Latin seafood restaurant of raving reviews. Sip craft cocktails by Herradura while listening to tunes by DJ uLOVEi. See the Herradura Barrel Art collection and meet 2014 winning artist VM Fisk. Check out live screen printing and take home your own work of art.

 

What: The Hell Yes Projects: Snorkel Barton Springs Pool

When: Saturday, July 25th at 9:00 a.m.

Where: Barton Springs

Why: ABGB is partnering up

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 7.17-7.19

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 9:40am. 57 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle
Top 5 Weekend Picks 7.17-7.19

 

What: Deep Eddy Pool Splash Movie Night

When: Sunday, July 19th, 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where: Deep Eddy Pool

Why: This is a fun summer tradition hosted by Deep Eddy Pool and this is their 20th year. The family oriented event brings people of all ages together. This Sunday, Jurassic Park will be showing, brought to you by Alamo Draft House.

 

What: Zilker Theatre Productions presents Hairspray

When: Friday, Saturday & Sunday at 8:30 p.m.

Where: Zilker Hillside Theater

Why: Winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Hairspray is a high-energy musical comedy phenomenon that will have the whole Hillside on their feet! Set in 1962

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 4th of July Weekend Picks

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 3:47pm. 117 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle
Top 5 4th of July Weekend Picks

 

 

What: 4th of July Party at Hotel Vegas

When: Saturday, July 4th, at 6 p.m.

Where: Hotel Vegas

Why: Celebrate 4th of July with a pool party at Hotel Vegas! There will be a DJ, dunking booth, and more! Enjoy a crawfish boil and free hot dogs at 7 p.m. followed by live music from Vockah Redu and Katey Red at 11 p.m.! 

 

 

What: HEB Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks

When: Saturday, July 4th, at 8:30 p.m.

Where: Vic Mathias Shores

Why: Spend this Independence Day with 100,000 of your closest friends! Central Texans will hurry to claim their grassy spot with the Austin Symphony Orchestra this July 4th for one of the largest

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 6.12-6.14

Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 12:13pm. 142 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle
Top 5 Weekend Picks 6.12-6.14

 

What: South Shore District’s Friday Night Films

When: Friday, June 12th, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Where: South Shore District

Why: In the mood for a flash-back-Friday? South Shore District is teaming up with Alamo Drafthouse for a series of 90’s films every Friday night through July 3rd.  This weekend’s featured film is Dazed and Confused.

 

 

What: Sunny Day 6 on 6 Volleyball Tournament to benefit Friends of Austin Animal Center

When: Saturday, June 13th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Zilker Park Volleyball Courts

Why: This collaborative event features an all day 6 on 6 volleyball tournament, on site dog adoptions, demonstrations and advice

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 5.29-5.31

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 11:18am. 230 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle
Top 5 Weekend Picks 5.29-5.31

 

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What: Jay Leno at The Long Center
When: Sunday, May 31st at 7 p.m.
Where: The Long Center for the Performing Arts
Why: There will be no long faces at The Long Center this Sunday! Jay Leno, the comedic legend, is making his way to Austin during his stand-up tour. 

 

What: Movie In Tarrytown Park
When: Saturday, May 30th at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Tarrytown Park
Why: This family/neighborhood event will be quite the time! Grab your beverage of choice and a blanket and head on over for a night filled with Gaga Ball, Ping Pong, Face Painting and of course a movie, Big Hero 6. P. Terry's and Jim Jims will be available for purchase. 


 

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 5.15-5.17

Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 2:42pm. 200 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle
Top 5 Weekend Picks 5.15-5.17

 

What: Foster the People in Concert
When: Saturday, May 16th at 7 p.m.
Where: Austin Music Hall
Why: The indie pop band is back on tour in the US starting this month and Austin is their one and only stop in Texas!


What: Black Sheep Lodge 6th Anniversary Party
When: Saturday, May 16th at 11 a.m.
Where: The Black Sheep Lodge
Why: The Black Sheep Lodge is celebrating 6 years of being open! Enjoy drink and food specials and prizes while hanging out at one of the coolest bars on South Lamar. They are partnering with YMBL (Young Men’s Business League) and Deep Eddy Vodka to give back to Austin Sunshine Camps.

 

 

What: West Austin Studio Tour 2015
When: Saturday,…

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 5.8-5.10

Friday, May 8th, 2015 at 2:10pm. 202 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle:
Top 5 Weekend Picks 5.8-5.10

 

What: Ballet Austin presents Swan Lake
When: Friday, May 8th at 8 p.m.  Saturday, May 9th at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 10th at 3 p.m.
Where: The Long Center for the Performing Arts
Why: An enchanting evening to share with your mom for Mother’s Day Weekend or friends and loved ones. Swan Lake is an exquisite and iconic classic! Come early, stay late and get your groove on, as Ballet Austin lights up the Long Center with a live DJ and luscious illuminations on the Terrace, a massive red carpet entry, specialty cocktails and black-and-white theming reminiscent of the iconic swans Odette and Odile.

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What: The Contemporary

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 4.24-4.26

Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 12:26pm. 228 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle:
Top 5 Weekend Picks 4.24-4.26

 

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What: Austin Food & Wine Festival
When: Friday, April 24th at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25th at 11 a.m. and Sunday, April 26th at 11 a.m.
Where: Auditorium Shores
Why: This event is for all you foodies! All weekend long, indulge in artisanal food, wine, beer, and spirits from hundreds of purveyors. Mingle with chefs, or throw on your apron and fire up a grill with the pros. From an intimate kickoff dinner to taco duels and live music, get ready to extend the party into the night.

 

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What: Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival
When: Friday, April 24th at 7:30 p.m. and Satruday, April 25th at 2 p.m.
Where:…

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 4.3-4.5

Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 2:35pm. 166 Views, 0 Comments.

 
Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle
Top 5 Weekend Picks 4.3-4.5/2015

 

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What: Dave Chappelle
When: Friday, April 3rd at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 4th at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Where: ACL Live
Why: Be ready to laugh so hard it becomes a workout! For some great comedy and fun this weekend, this is our top pick! And what better place than ACL live for such a noteworthy performance?

 

 

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What: Jo’s Coffee Pet Parade
When: Saturday, April 4th at 12 p.m.
Where: Starts at Hudson’s Meat Market and ends at Joe’s Coffee
Why: Round up your pets and family and head on down to South Congress for some Saturday fun! This event will have lots of fun things going including live music, an

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 3.13-3.15

Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 10:59am. 227 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Top 5 Weekend Picks

3.13-3.15

What: UrbanSips
When: Saturday, March 14th, from 3-7 p.m.
Where: Urbanspace
Why: It’s our annual spring time celebration! Formerly known as SXSips and not affiliated with SXSW but is a huge fan of SXSW and happens to always take place during the opening days of SXSW! There will be drinks, music, and lots of fun to be had. 

 

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What: SXSW Interactive
When: March 13-17
Where: Throughout downtown Austin
Why: SXSW Interactive is a wide-ranging technology conference that will give you an insight of what’s next in tech and culture while meeting and conversing with influential people in the industry. This year’s speakers and workshops reveal Interactive’s objective to explore the

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