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October 2019

The Human Element: Painters and the Profession in Early Colonial Quito

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Free

Join us for this special program that forms part of our “Distinguished Speakers in the Art of the Spanish Americas” Series. Our guest speaker Susan V. Webster, Professor Emerita of Art History and American Studies, The College of William and Mary (and The University of Texas at Austin Alumna) will discuss the work of Andean Painters in Early Colonial Quito. What’s in a name? The historiography of colonial Latin American art is rife with lamentations over the widespread anonymity of early colonial painters. Yet,…

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Supervisory Excellence

$35

Supervisory Excellence plays a critical role in any organization's success. The responsibility and accountability of supervising requires a new, improved, or completely different skill set than what you currently have. This course is designed to help you to better understand the full range of management responsibilities, learn what employees and other managers expect of you, and help you assess your management style to make improvements that will help you to achieve personal and professional success. This class is taught by…

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MEET THE MAKER WITH ANTHONY CAMARGO

October 17 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hearth & Soul, 2727 Exposition Blvd
Austin, 78703 United States
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Join us for the relaunch of Anthony Camargo Designs, formerly of Anthony Nak.  Shop his new collection of jewelry pieces and learn more about his work.  Complimentary sips and bites!

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Yuyo – 2 Year Anniversary Celebration

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yuyo, 1900 Manor Road
Austin, TX, 78722
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Free

Yuyo opened on Manor Road in October 2017 and has since earned local and national recognition for its vibrant interpretations of Peruvian cuisine. Executive Chef Maribel Rivero received a nod from the prestigious James Beard Awards this year when she was nominated for Best Chef in the Southwest category – solidifying the restaurant’s reputation. To celebrate our second anniversary, Yuyo will host a Pisco Party on Thursday, October 17, from 5 – 8 p.m. Guests are invited to join for…

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Olive Oil 101 Class: Arboretum

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Con Olio, 3500 FM 620 South, Ste F-400
Bee Cave, TX 78738 United States
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$35

There’s a whole wide world of olive oil out there — come explore it at our Olive Oil 101 class! Let our olive oil expert guide you through a tasting of some of the world’s freshest extra virgin olive oils complete with pairings of cheese, artisinal bread, Amy’s Mexican Vanilla ice cream and more. Separate truths from myths as you discover the history, mythology, production process and health benefits of olive oil while learning how to taste and examine olive…

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MassChallenge Texas in Austin announces Awards Ceremony with $500K in prizes

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hilton Austin, 500 E 4th St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$65

MassChallenge Texas, part of MassChallenge’s global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, will close their second Austin-based accelerator with an  Awards Ceremony grand finale event on Oct. 17, 2019, from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Hilton Austin (500 E. Fourth Street, Sixth Floor Ballroom, Austin, Texas 78701). The Awards Ceremony is an opportunity to meet the 74 Finalist startups that participated in the program and find out which startups win cash prizes at the culmination of MassChallenge Texas in Austin…

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Paella Cooking Class w Paella’s Tapas and More: Arboretum

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Con Olio, 3500 FM 620 South, Ste F-400
Bee Cave, TX 78738 United States
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$63.87

Join us as we welcome Chef Fer Candil of Paellas, Tapas & More for an authentic Spanish Paella cooking class! The demo will include a brief introduction about extra virgin olive oils & balsamic vinegars, then Chef Fer will demonstrate the authentic Spanish paella below. This class is very interactive so be prepared to jump in and enjoy the class!   Menu: - Paella Valenciana from scratch with seafood & chicken - Two Spanish Tapas - Ensalada with fresh vinaigrette…

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Waterloo Greenway Conservancy Presents Symphony Scare!

Free

Join Waterloo Greenway Conservancyfor a night of frights and delights at the first annual Symphony Scare! Listen to ghastly folktales by bilingual storyteller Carolina Quiroga-Stultz, accompanied by a live performance from the acclaimed composer, Graham Reynolds. Enjoy other activities including a costume contest, onsite food & drink vendors, a writing workshop from Austin Bat Cave, a live bat exhibit from Austin Bat Refuge and other environmental vendors.For more information, visit https://waterloogreenway.org/events/symphony-scare/

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Happiness is a Journey

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Big Medium, 916 Springdale Road, Building 2, Suite 101
Austin, 78702
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Free

Happiness is a Journey chronicles the daily life and art of Bear Lopez, an East Austin resident of 60 years. Artists Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan met Bear at the Austin American Statesman’s printing warehouse where Lopez has been working for over 20 years without a single day off, delivering papers. Throughout his life Bear has been collecting items he comes across—creating shrines at his E 2nd St. residence, in his vehicles, and his work station at the Statesman. Bear’s…

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Nightmare on Jail Hill Haunted House

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Old Williamson County Jail, 312 Main Street
Georgetown, United States
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$5 – $15

Nightmare on Jail Hill Haunted House takes place at the Historic Williamson County Jail. This rumored haunted jailhouse, which held prisoners from 1889 through 1990, has been featured on the popular show “Ghost Hunters.” Fast Pass tickets are $25, adult tickets are $15 and child tickets are $5 (ages 8-12). All proceeds benefit the Brown Santa program. *The historic jail is NOT handicap accessible. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.wilco.org/brownsanta

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The Black Vault

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

The Institution Theater, 3708 Woodbury Dr
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$15

The Black Vault is a fully improvised show that spins horror tales in the style of H.P. Lovecraft, the writer best known for his "Cthulhu Mythos". The show's stories incorporate many of Lovecraft's themes: ancient unspeakable terror, impossible twisted dreamscapes, unseen forces from beyond the stars that infect our minds, and the real horrors that humanity inflicts upon itself. Originally staged in the autumn of 2012, our new production of The Black Vault will focus on stories telling tales of…

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Luis Banuelos at Whisler’s

October 18 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Whisler’s, 1816 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free

Join us for a drink and the enticing melodies of flamenco guitarist Luis Banuelos. The West Coast native brings a smooth but electric energy to the Austin music scene with years of experience in fusion flamenco. Banuelos will be performing in Whisler's Mezcaleria Tobola every Friday and Saturday night.

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2019 Austin Heart & Stroke Walk

October 19 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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The Heart Walk is the AHA’s biggest platform to connect with the community, celebrate heart disease & stroke survivors, and honor our volunteers and partners who do so much for our organization. Walk with us on October 19 at the Long Center! Join a team, get involved, and make a difference in our community! 1 mile walk - FREE 5K walk - FREE Timed 5K Run - $50

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Burn & Brunch in 2ND Street District

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

2ND Street District, 214 Guadalupe Street
Austin, 78701 United States
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2ND Street District presents Burn & Brunch with RIDE Indoor Cycling and Taverna Pizzeria and Risotteria! On Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20, Sign up for the 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., or 11:30 a.m. class at RIDE Indoor Cycling and get a free mimosa + 15% off one brunch item at Taverna Pizzeria and Risotteria. Brunch will be available until 3 p.m. on Saturday and until 4 p.m. on Sunday. PLUS the first 30 attendees will receive validated parking…

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Shred-a-thon at TruWest Credit Union

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
TruWest Credit Union, 13609 N IH-35, Bldg 4
Austin, 78753
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Free

TruWest Credit Union is offering FREE document shredding on Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Howard Lane branch, located at 13609 N IH-35, Bldg 4, in Austin. For details, visit truwest.org/shredevent. Learn more about TruWest Credit Union at truwest.org.

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AIA Austin Homes Tour 2019

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 20, 2019

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$45 – $75

The 33rd annual AIA Austin Homes Tour features 12 beautifully designed homes across Austin that highlight the collaboration between homeowners and architects. The projects encompass a wide array of techniques in overall design, craftsmanship and creative use of materials. The 2019 Homes Tour presents the work of award-winning architecture firms including Alterstudio Architecture, Baldridge Architects, Clayton & Little Architects, Dick Clark + Associates, Elizabeth Baird Architecture & Design, FAB Architecture, Franke : Franke, LaRue Architects, McCollum Studio Architects, McKinney York…

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Rubies are A Girl’s Best Friend: A Chocolate Tasting Experience

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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October 19, 2019 from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM and October 20, 2019 from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Delysia Chocolatier Culinary Center, 2000 Windy Terrace, Suite 2C
Austin, 78613
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$9.00

Ruby chocolate- the latest innovation that has revolutionized chocolate’s culinary culture- is making an exclusive debut at Delysia Chocolatier’s brand new, elevated tasting experience: SAVOR.  Explore the array of aromatic and flavor profiles that enhance gourmet chocolate with our guided and immersive approach to tasting Delysia’s artisanal handcrafted confections.  In celebration of being the first chocolatier in the United States to introduce natural ruby chocolate truffles, Delysia Chocolatier is debuting an exclusive chocolate tasting showcasing the versatility and beauty of…

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Fall Community Ice Cream Social

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
lenoir, 1807 South 1st Street
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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For the 4th year in a row, Lenoir and Lick Honest Ice Creams are celebrating community by turning the spotlight on Becker Elementary Schools’ organic and educational non-profit gardening program, the Becker Green Classroom on SATURDAY, October 19th from 1-4 pm at Lenoir's Wine Garden. There will be ICE CREAM to lick, wine, beer and cider to sip, and snacks to eat. Proceeds from Lick's ice cream, the silent auction & raffle, and a portion of Lenoir's beverage sales will…

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Little Big Things™ –– Austin

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Coppertank Events Center, 504 Trinity St
Austin, 78701
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Free

On October 19, join the Davis Phinney Foundation and Sunovion for a FREE dynamic, interactive event featuring thought leaders and innovators from around the world taking action to help people with Parkinson's live better today.   This is a complimentary event, but seating is limited. We welcome your care partners, family and friends. Please make sure each person has registered to save their seat.

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Jungalbook

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 14, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 14, 2019

One event on November 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

ZACH Theatre, 202 South Lamar Austin
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$19

Adventure waits in a jungle where danger lurks in every tree and only the brave dare enter! This energetic and creative version of the classic tale ignites imagination and propels the audience through a world ruled by the wild. When her parents are killed by Sherakhan, the young Humancub is raised by wolves, under the protection of her friends Bagheera and Baloo. In this tale of loyalty and betrayal, the Humancub must find the courage to face this challenge and…

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Lena Sotskova Opening Reception

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ao5 Gallery, 3005 South Lamar Blvd, Suite C110-B
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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FREE W RSVP

Opening Reception with the Artist Saturday, October 19th | 7-9pm About this Event Lena Sotskova was born in Moscow in 1963. She was immersed in art and culture from a very young age, studying and traveling extensively from Florence, Paris, London, various Asian capitals, and many regions of her native Russia. Her exposure to the diverse, rich, and vast cultures of centuries of global art and music continued to mold her inherent artistic qualities. After her many years of formal…

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2019 LIVESTRONG Challenge

October 20 @ 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road
Austin, 78704
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$50

Join us for the 2019 LIVESTRONG Challenge benefiting the revolutionary LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin! Since 1997, we have been changing cancer care in Austin and beyond, and we are excited to be able to reach even more survivors through the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes. Participants and spectators are invited to the post-ride festival in the Challenge Village where you will enjoy delicious local food, beer (21+), music, and fun, local…

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Guaranteed To: Change The Way

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Waller Creek Boathouse, 74 Trinity St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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On Sunday, October 20 beginning at Waller Creek Boathouse, GTW hosts an interactive event for women to enhance and embrace their understanding of the importance of mental health through meaningful conversation and intentional movement.   The morning will start with a body painting activity to encourage the conversation and diminish the stigma around mental health. NAMI Central Texas will be in attendance sharing important information about mental illness and ways to improve health. After meditation and a stretch session, lululemon…

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Austin Fermentation Festival

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mueller Lake Park, 4550 Mueller Blvd
Austin, TX 78721 United States
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Free

JOIN US SUNDAY OCTOBER 20, 2019 FOR: *Hourly workshops focused on fermented foods and beverages *Expanded farmers' market w/ a focus on fermented foods and products *Dishes from local chefs and vendors that feature fermented ingredients *Cider, mead, kombucha & other tasty fermented drinks *Live music *Silent Auction featuring prizes from amazing local businesses The Austin Fermentation Festival is a FREE educational event that celebrates all things fermented in Central Texas and will run from 10am – 4pm at Texas…

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Stretch Soundscapes: Silent Disco Downward Dogs, Derma & Daiquiris

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ARRIVE East Austin, 1813 East 6th Street
Austin, 78702
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$25

ARRIVE East Austin is once again teaming up with local studio Stretch Yoga to host Stretch Soundscapes “silent disco” class on ARRIVE East Austin’s new roof deck. Yogis will be guided through a 60-minute iFlow class while wearing state-of-the-art Sound Off headphones for an immersive experience in yoga and music. Post flow, yogis can indulge in a skincare ritual from eleMINT Skin, hydrate with Bubbs Seltzer and toast with a frozen daiquiri at Lefty’s Brick Bar.    Check us out…

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