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George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center

1165 Angelina St
Austin, TX 78702 United States

April 2016

District 1 Music Summit (R&B/Hip Hop/Spoken Word)

April 16, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St
Austin, TX 78702 United States

Join Austin Mayor Steve Adler, D1 Councilmember Ora Houston, D1 Music Commissioner Revlynn Lawson, and leaders in the local music community for a discussion of issues that impact musicians, venues, and audiences in Austin, particularly in District 1. Members of the Austin Music Commission will talk about the Music Omnibus and what it could mean for the Austin music scene. (What's the omnibus? http://www.mayoradler.com/mayor-introduces-austin-music-creative-ecosystem-resolution/) There will also be a discussion of under-developed musical genres. The event in District 1 will…

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May 2016

Imagine Austin Speaker Series: Why Parks Matter and How Cities Can Benefit

May 25, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Urban parks play a vital role in cities as a critical part of civic infrastructure that promotes community engagement, improves health outcomes, drives economic development, and contributes to more resilient, safe, and sustainable communities. With strategic investments in their park and recreation systems, cities can achieve measurable social, economic, and public health benefits, especially when those investments are aligned with other system-wide planning efforts and partnership opportunities. Hear from urban planner/designer and park expert Gia Biagi, former Chief of Staff…

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December 2016

Christmas in the Community – Woodwinds

December 6, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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The Austin Symphony is once again bringing free music to all Austinites this holiday season. “Christmas in the Community” is a series of ten concerts held throughout the city of Austin featuring different ensembles of the orchestra playing familiar holiday music. December 6, 6:30 PM George Washington Carver Museum - Woodwinds “Christmas in the Community” is proudly sponsored by Macy’s.

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February 2018

The Black Composers Concert

February 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free and open to the public, our 15th year of this annual event celebrates the contributions of black female composers! Curated by award-winning pianist Artina McCain, the program includes Margaret Bonds, Florence Price, and Undine Smith Moore. The concert will be held Saturday, February 10 at 6:00 PM at St. Andrew’s Upper School Chapel and Sunday, February 11 at 4:00 PM at The Carver Museum.

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November 2018

The 8th Annual Children and Family Nature’s Workshop

November 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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The 8th Annual Children and Family Nature's Workshop will be hosted at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center on November 10, 12PM-4PM. The purpose of this free event is to explore and appreciate nature with children of all ages. Bey Acupuncture seeks to share the sincerity of nature with the community at large, promote a healthy lifestyle and creative expression. Activities include kid yoga, dance therapy, capoeira, shirt screening, storytelling and more! Veg friendly fare provided by Thai Fresh,…

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February 2019

The Black Composers Concert: The African Diaspora

February 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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FREE annual concert from Austin Chamber Music Center in honor of Black History Month. The 16th year of this annual event explores the African diaspora. The program is curated by Artina McCain, winner of an Austin Critics Table Award for the 2018 Black Composers Concert. Featured composers this year include Chevalier de Saint-Georges, William Grant Still, and Tania León. FREE and open to the public. RSVP at Eventbrite.com

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February 2020

17th Annual Black Composers Concert—The Living Composer

February 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Our 17th year of this annual event pays tribute to living African American composers from across the country. This year’s concert features works by Errollyn Wallen, Valerie Colman, James Lee III, and others. Special guests include award-winning pianist Artina McCain, who returns this season to curate the program; along with the incredible jazz group The Blacklist, and some of the featured composers!  The concerts are FREE and open to the public, though registration is recommended! Registration does NOT guarantee a…

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