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710 W Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, 78701
512-974-7400 http://library.austintexas.gov/central-library

April 2019

atCentral: Vivien Goldman & Revenge of the She-Punks

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, 78701
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Free

As an industry insider and pioneering post-punk musician, Vivien Goldman's perspective on music journalism is unusually well-rounded. In Revenge of the She-Punks, Goldman probes four themes—identity, money, love, and protest—to explore what makes punk such a liberating art form for women. Moderated by KUT's Rebecca McInroy, and presented in partnership with UT Press.

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May 2019

Chat With Dynamic Austin CEO

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, 78701
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Free

To kick off National Small Business Week, join us for an intimate conversation with one of Austin’s dynamic entrepreneurs, ABC Home and Commercial Services owner and CEO, Bobby Jenkins. Local KVUE news anchor and reporter, Jenni Lee, will open up discussions with Jenkins as he covers the journey of the original ABC Pest Control brand to its expansion as a full-service company with over 800 employees throughout the state. Jenkins attributes the growth of his business on great customer services,…

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Shoal Creek Conservancy

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, 78701
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$75

Building on the success of last year’s event, which raised more than $50,000, the 2019 Shoal Creek Social will take place at the Austin Central Library, against the naturally gorgeous backdrop of the recently redeveloped Shoal Creek. This year’s Social will feature an open bar and tasty bites from local restaurants The Grove, Olive & June, Catrina Cocina, House Park BBQ, Tiff’s Treats as well as live music from Cats & the Canary, a mystery book and wine pull, a…

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atCentral: Rachel Kusher & The Mars Room

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, 78701
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Free

Shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize and a New York Times bestselling novel, The Mars Room explores life inside a women's correctional facility, and the forces working against women in the criminal justice system. Author Rachel Kushner will discuss the novel with author Deb Olin Unferth (Wait Till You See Me Dance). Presented in partnership with BookPeople.

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