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August 2019

WAR REMAINS: DAN CARLIN PRESENTS AN IMMERSIVE MEMORY

August 23
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until September 1, 2019

War Remains, 500 East 5th Street
Austin, 78701
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$40

“War Remains” is a category-defining experience from MWM Immersive that uses virtual reality to give audiences a taste of one of the most extreme battlefields in history - The Western Front of the First World War. As educational as it is exhilarating, the experience blends Dan Carlin’s classic narrative style with moments of unfettered combat to bring viewers closer to history than ever before. Physical and virtual elements combine to create a visceral, realistic simulation far more immersive than a…

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Lord Krishna’s Birthday–An Evening of Transcendental Bliss!

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Austin Hare Krishna Center, 12012 North I35
Austin, 78753
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Free

Come for an ecstatic celebration of Lord Krishna's birthday at the Austin Hare Krishna center at 12012 North I35 (at the corner of Wren and I35).  There will kirtan (devotional sing-along music), an arati ceremony (worship service), a drama, a lecture by one of the leaders of the Hare Krishna movement, and amazing vegetarian feast that can't be beat.  Everything is free. (Donations are accepted.) .

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Silent Disco Party @The Belmont

August 23 @ 10:00 pm - August 24 @ 2:00 am
The Belmont, 305 W 6th St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$10 – $20

With swanky interiors, skyline views, an ivy covered courtyard and three full service bars, The Belmont, located in the heart of downtown Austin is the perfect spot for a Quiet Clubbing Silent Disco. Tune into three live DJs spinning 3 different genres of music on stage all night and never leave the dance floor. Your 3 Live DJs are spinning all night: DJ 1 (Green): Top 40 Dance Hits DJ 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks DJ 3 (Blue): Hip Hop, R&B Your experience includes:…

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Bartholomew Park Cleanup and Splashpad Day!

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bartholomew park, 5201 Berkman Dr.
Austin, 78723
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Join The Austin Parks Foundation for the beat the heat Little Hummingbirds Society project! On Saturday, August 24th kids will be able to learn about giving back to their community and the importance of Austin's parks, trails, and green spaces. Parents will get to have fun with their kids while promoting a healthy lifestyle, volunteerism, and advocacy for their youngest park-goers! You will be guided on a nature walk through the park as you pick up trash along the way…

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3rd Annual Festival of Good

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Goodnight Ranch at Whitter Park, 8701 Whitter Drive
Austin, 78747
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Free

Goodnight Ranch’s annual block party and festival returns this August for the 3rd Annual Festival of Good! Join us at Whitter Park in the heart of Goodnight Ranch on Saturday, August 24th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. for a summer celebration of all the good things in life: Friends, family, food and more! This year’s free, public festival features a variety of activities and family-friendly activations like face painting, family yoga, kids’ crafts, a bounce house, a petting zoo…

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Jeremy Blake: Winchester Trilogy

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 1, 2019

Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Jeremy Blake’s haunting Winchester trilogy explores the history of the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California. In the late 1800s, Sarah Winchester, heiress of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company, began to turn her eight-bedroom home into a sprawling mansion. Over the course of thirty-six years, Winchester hired construction workers to continually build over a hundred rooms, miles of hallways, and stairs leading to nowhere. Rumors swelled and many believed that Winchester—after losing her child and husband at an early age—was cursed…

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Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-century Mexico

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 25, 2019

Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Exactly 500 years ago, in August of 1519, an expedition led by the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortés began marching inland into Mexican territory. Just two years later, what today is Mexico City fell to an ethnically diverse army composed of both Spanish and local peoples from other cities, starting a long period of European colonization. This exhibition aims to expand our perspective on these events by featuring a selection of maps, known as Mapas de las Relaciones Geográficas, created by Indigenous…

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Lily Cox-Richard at Blanton Museum

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 14, 2019

Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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This installation will present new work that expands artist Lily Cox-Richard’s research into the contextual history of materials. By removing common materials such as plaster, concrete, or scrap copper from familiar settings and giving them new forms, Cox-Richard makes visible unseen systems that dictate materials’ production, value, and use, and engages larger questions of natural resources, labor, the specifics of place, and the politics of viewership. Organized by Claire Howard, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of…

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International Multicultural Festival (IMfest 2019)

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sahara Lounge, 1413 Webberville Rd
Austin, TX 78721 United States
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Free

Welcome to IMFest also known as International Multicultural Festival. This festival is derived from the idea that we are all different and unique, and yet, we are all the same. We may look different, speak different languages, hold different practices and beliefs. But when we look inside ourselves, we are still the same. The event has lined up a series of vibrant activities to mark this celebration. We will have representations of artists, vendors, businesses, people and communities from around…

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Grand Opening of Rags Consignments

August 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rags Consignments, 2424 South Lamar Blvd.
Austin, 78704
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Free

Join us at the Grand Opening of Rags Consignments to celebrate the benefits, beauty, and fun of both consigning and buying quality brands at a greatly discounted cost! FREE Admission. RSVP here. Enjoy local sips and snacks while you shop sustainable - Plus, the first 100 guests will gets $20 to spend in-store at the event! Meet the team, get inspired - It doesn't have to be new to be perfect. We're ready and excited to help you discover phenomenal fashion and understand how consignment can change your…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters’ 2019 Ice Ball Gala

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fairmont Austin Hotel, 101 Red River
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Join Big Brothers Big Sisters for Austin’s brightest gem, the 2019 Ice Ball Gala. It’s a night of elegance, inspiration and revelry that makes a lifetime of difference for children in our community. This special event takes place Saturday, August 24th at 6:00 pm at the Fairmont Austin Hotel, 101 Red River St., in downtown Austin. With cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, seated dinner, live and silent auctions, live music and more, it’s an exciting evening that changes children’s lives for the…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters’ 2019 The BIG After

August 24 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fairmont Austin Hotel, 101 Red River
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$100

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas for the official after-party to our Ice Ball gala! As the Ice Ball winds down for the evening, this after-hours celebration is just getting started! With live music from PDA, dancing, an open bar, games of chance, a Kendra Scott experience, photo booth and more, The BIG After is the place to be! The party goes from 9 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, August 24th at the Fairmont Austin downtown. All proceeds go…

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BizAid Business Orientation

Free

BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview of opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. In this session, you will be informed of key questions to consider when developing your business and resources to take you to the next level. Cost: Free Parking: Free

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Furry Soulmate Photoshoot

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hearth & Soul, 2727 Exposition Blvd
Austin, 78703 United States
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Come over and get your pet's photo professionally taken by our store photographer. The best photo will win a gift basket filled with goodies from out pet corner. While you are here, be sure to check out our candle of the month benefiting our August Non-Profit Partner - Austin Pets Alive!

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How to Write a Business Plan

$35.00

This course provides a practical, step-by-step instruction in how to develop a business plan for a small start-up business or the expansion of an existing business. A business plan can be submitted to a financial institution or private investor for funding or used for implementation. Emphasis will be placed on a plan's components, format, marketing and financial projections and analysis. This class will teach you how to review all the various components of a business plan and apply learned concepts…

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Evidence-Based Investing (EBI)

August 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
University of Texas Thompson Conference Center, 2405 Robert Dedman Dr
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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$39

There is substantial evidence about how difficult it is to pick & trade stocks, while breaking-even or exceeding the overall performance of the market. One of the best tools for improving investment practices is Evidence-Based Investing (EBI). EBI involves the judicious use of current best evidence and applies it towards each investor’s specific needs. This challenges financial strategies on portfolios, in order to formulate optimal investing solutions. The goal of EBI is to maximize your after-tax returns, while minimizing risk…

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Let’s Meet

August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Motion Media Arts Center, 2200 Tillery St.
Austin, 78723
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Free

Motion Media Art's Center presents our quarterly open house + community meet-up hybrid: LET'S MEET! Our 14,000 sq ft space is a unique hybrid combining quality & accessible alternative education year-round in film & creative media via Austin School of Film and a 4,000 sq ft make/work space and an all ages venue to present & gather via Austin Cinemaker Space. The first of its kind with a 20 year non-profit history to back it. LET’S MEET on August 30…

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PON DI BEAT: AFRO BEATS. NIGERIANJAWN ALL LEVELS AFROBEAT DANCE MASTERCLASS

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Inspired Movement, 2311 S Congress Ave
Austin, 78704
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$32 – $50

This month's Pon Di Beat class features a dance class from choreographer Nigerianjawn! We hope to see you for this event and for the rest of the 2019 Pon Di Beat series.  AFRO BEATS with NIGERIANJAWN Take Afro beats to the next level in this class! You'll leave with new vibes and a newfound understanding of the E in energy as you explore varieties of styles in a fun beginner friendly way! ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR: NIGERIANJAWN Susan Olayungbo aka Nigeiranjawn is a…

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PON DI BEAT: AFRO BEATS. NIGERIANJAWN ALL LEVELS AFROBEAT DANCE MASTERCLASS

August 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Danzversity, 2110 White Horse Trail
Austin, 78757
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$32 – $50

This month's Pon Di Beat class features a dance class from choreographer Nigerianjawn! We hope to see you for this event and for the rest of the 2019 Pon Di Beat series.  AFRO BEATS with NIGERIANJAWN Take Afro beats to the next level in this class! You'll leave with new vibes and a newfound understanding of the E in energy as you explore varieties of styles in a fun beginner friendly way! ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR: NIGERIANJAWN Susan Olayungbo aka Nigeiranjawn is a…

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SKC’s Two Rad Bash + Grand Opening

August 31 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The SKC House, 14
Austin, 78721
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Free

Start-Up Kid’s Club just turned two and we’re celebrating by opening our new space, The SKC House! Join us for our grand opening bash and birthday celebration. This family friendly event will feature music, activities, and fun for the EVERYONE. For those unable to attend, but would love to show their support, we ask that you consider making a contribution to the program to help us keep up the good work. We’re in constant need of supplies, resources, volunteers, and…

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September 2019

Landmarks Video: September 2019

September 1 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until September 30, 2019

ART building, 2301 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, 78712
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Free

Landmarks Video presents Mikhail Karikis' Children of Unquiet, 2014. The work will be on public view daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the ART building atrium, located on the corner of East 23rd Street and San Jacinto Boulevard. Videos are accessible to all and free to view.

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Curator-led Gallery Talk: Lily Cox-Richard

September 5 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Thursday, September 5th 12:30PM Curator-led Gallery Talk Lily Cox-Richard: She-Wolf + Lower Figs. Join Claire Howard, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, for a special tour of Lily Cox-Richard: She-Wolf + Lower Figs. in our Contemporary Project space. Sculptor Lily Cox-Richard presents new work that responds to the history and materiality of the Blanton’s William J. Battle Collection of Plaster Casts—a set of nineteenth-century replicas of ancient Greek and Roman sculptures. Using both modern 3D scanning technology and a centuries-old, colorful imitation marble…

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Manage Your Cash Flow

$35

Cash flow- you can live and die by it. Many small business owners get stuck in the day to day business operations and fail to pay enough attention to cash flow. This class will help you understand cash flow and how to use it as a tool to keep your business healthy. This course will provide you with the fundamentals needed to manage, measure, understand, and improve business cash flow. This class is taught by a University of Texas Instructor…

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Sanctum Exhibition Opening

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Big Medium, 916 Springdale Road, Building 2, Suite 101
Austin, 78702
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Free

Sanctum brings together a collection of international artists to present work in conversation around the concept of genetic memory. Long fascinated with the idea that we inherit not only DNA but fear, habits, triumph, trauma and love—among other things from our ancestors—Wendt has gathered these artists to explore how this affects our collective cultural consciousness. Hailing from diverse practices and working in video, installation, photography, painting and sculpture, this group of work includes an excerpt from Wendt’s latest film The Memory Inheritance,…

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UT Brainstorms: A Conversation on the Brain

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium, 2313 Red River Street
Austin, 78712
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The Department of Neuroscience at The University of Texas at Austin is excited to announce the topic for their next UT Brainstorms - The Floating Brain: A Conversation About Navigation, Memory, and Weightlessness in Space, with Dr. James Knierim! It will be held Friday, September 6, 2019 at 7:00pm, at the LBJ Auditorium on the UT Austin campus. For more information and to RSVP, please visit: UTBrainstorms.com (or Email: [email protected] / Phone: (512) 232-7594). The purpose of UT Brainstorms is to…

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