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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. 30 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. 98 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. 131 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. 186 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. 128 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. 195 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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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 3.6-3.8

Friday, March 6th, 2015 at 11:59am. 204 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks
3.6.15 - 3.8.15 

 

What: 17th Annual Austin Under 40 Awards
When: Saturday, March 7th at 5:30 p.m.
Where: JW Marriott
Why: To celebrate the future of Austin while mingling amongst Austin’s most accomplished and influential leaders. During an evening of prestige and celebration, recognition is paid to emerging Austinites who both lead their respective industries and exhibit a solid commitment to serving their community.

 

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What: Barley Swine beer dinner
When: Sunday, March 8th at 6 p.m.
Where: Barley Swine
Why: Barley Swine and Hops and Grain are teaming up for a night of good food and rare brews! There will be an opportunity to mingle with the

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.20-2.22

Friday, February 20th, 2015 at 11:34am. 269 Views, 0 Comments.

Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.20-2.22


photocred: austin.ytac.org

What: Young Texans Against Cancer Spice For Life Chili Cook-Off
When: Saturday, February 21st, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Stubbs BBQ
Why: Support a great local cause with a fun-filled day of chili tasting and live music. For all ages, this is a great way to spend your Saturday with family and friends. 


photocred: blantonmuseum.org

What: Blanton Museum presents Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties
When: Saturday, February 21st, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Blanton Museum of Art
Why: This exhibit features approximately 100 works created and used by 66 artists to help impact the flourishing Civil Rights Movement. You can learn how painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking and

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Downtown Development Digest: JW Marriott Austin + Updates

Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 12:05pm. 1,391 Views, 0 Comments.

 

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DIGEST:
JW MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN
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America’s largest JW Marriott, and Austin’s largest hotel, is set to open earlier than projected! Now 75% complete, the hotel is scheduled to open in February of 2015. With it’s superb location on Congress Avenue between 2nd and 3rd Street, just 15 miles from the airport, and two blocks from the convention center, in addition to an immense amount of meeting space (more than 112,000 square feet + 42 individual breakout rooms), the digs are destined to be an ideal hub for local and business travelers. 

With 1,012 rooms, including three Presidential Suites, three Hospitality Suites, and 24 Executive Suites, the hotel will definitely not be short on space.

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.13-2.15

Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 11:25am. 284 Views, 0 Comments.

 Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.13-2.15

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What: Austin Marathon and Half Marathon
When: Sunday, February 15th, at 7:00 a.m.
Where: The Start Line is located at the 100 Block of Congress Avenue at W. 2nd St.
Why: It’s a runner’s paradise. The course runs through some of Austin’s most scenic and historic neighborhoods. Highlights include the Hyde Park neighborhood, Lady Bird Johnson Lake, the University of Texas campus, the State Capitol and Congress Avenue. This exciting event in the “Live Music Capitol of the World” features more than 30 Austin bands to keep you entertained throughout the course.

 

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What: The

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