Wednesday, October 31, 2007

1st Thursday, Dia De Los Muertos @ Prima Dora

Dia De Los Muertos and First Thursday what a great combination!
We carry a great line of Dia de Los Muertos Art by Ladislao Loera, a local artist. His passion for Day of the Dead is a year-round endeavor and we also have joined in. Come by this First Thursday and see some of the great t-shirts, candles, cards, and magnets that portray Frenzy Art.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Thurs. 11/1, Big Top Candy Shop Presents: "La Putain Avec les Fleurs"

The RoHo Theatre Company invades the Big Top for an evening of mirth and entertainment! This team of clowns, entertainers and musicians invoke the spirit of a 1920's French Circus troupe in a dark, comedic light. Set to tour Austin's theaters throughout November, do not miss their public debut that serves as a prologue to the events portrayed in their official upcoming production. They will be performing in and around Big Top throughout the evening.

We welcome you to join us!

Friday, October 12, 2007

Stephanie Rubiano at Uncommon Objects, 10/12

You're invited to join us for a wonderful exhibit of found object assemblages by Stephanie Rubiano.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

First Annual Keep Austin Good event, Sat. 10/20

Party with the other new subscribers to Good Magazine ($20 per year) when you sign up and pay in advance at Mohawk.

Local businesses join together for the First Annual Keep Austin Good event, a celebration of what makes this city an amazing home. Part party, part information exchange, Keep Austin Good brings together the spirit of fun and the commitment to quality of life that define Austin.

Participating South Congress Ave. businesses include:
ECOWise, Therapy, Blackmail / Vivid, By George, Creatures, Hovercraft, Feathers, New Bohemia, Crofts, Service, Parts and Labour, First Samples, Uncommon Objects.

Subscription dollars paid at the Mohawk will be donated to Foundation Communities, a non-profit provider of affordable housing based in Austin, Texas.

All Ages Welcome to Keep Austin Good

Please subscribe before you RSVP!

For $20, subscribers get:
(1) 6 issues of GOOD
(2) Entry to all GOOD parties
(3) And all $20 paid at the Mohawk goes to non-profit partners!

To attend, you must RSVP by Oct. 20th at 3 am and pay $20 at Mohawk

Sat 20 Oct 2007 at 05:00PM

San Jose Hotel parking lot @ 1316 South Congress

& Mohawk @ 912 Red River, Austin, TX

THURS. 10/23, English at Work Fundraiser in Guero's Oak Garden

This year’s theme is Paso a Paso, which means “step by step.” The event will include tacos and margaritas, a raffle contest, live music, and face painting and crafts for the kids. In keeping with the theme, there will also be a salsa dancing lesson led by English at Work students!

Purchasing a ticket for $25 gets you into the party, a free dinner, and automatic entry into the raffle contest. Smaller prizes include gift baskets from area businesses. The grand prize is a trip for two to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico! You can purchase tickets online by going to the “Contribute” or by calling (512) 585-1600.

See you in the Garden!

Thursday, October 23rd. Time: 7-10pm

Place: Guero’s Oak Garden, 1412 South Congress

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Therapy Clothing Happy Hour & Shopping Event

Friday evening, October 5th, Therapy Clothing is hosting a Happy Hour from 4-7pm. Gather up some friends & come get your Happy On! (It's our 11th anniversary this month, so we'll be having lots of impromptu events & specials.)

We've gotten lots of great new Fall arrivals these last few weeks...we're especially excited about the new Mike & Chris jackets. Let's all keep our fingers crossed that the cold front makes it to town this weekend -- and if not then, soon!

Guys, we've gotten some cool new stuff for you -- the American Caveman bamboo pieces are our favorites (great for girls too -- they're oversized, but in a good way).

And don't forget to check out the new mini-bars from there's no excuse to go crazy sampling all the amazing combinations!

See you soon.

Therapy Clothing, 1113 S. Congress Ave.

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

10/4 1st Thursday, come play with us at hovercraft!

art opening + ping pong + beer at hovercraft!

stop by hovercraft! (1115 south congress) to view the new art installation by Cody Scrogum, one of the four parts which comprise the austin-indie art collaborative "the painterly handsomes."

hovercraft! will also be serving up another round of ping pong + beer. 7ish to 10ish.

hovercraft!, 1115 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704 * (512) 707-1355

You're invited to see the lovely new things at Maya

Make Maya* your first stop for all your fall treasures.

Our cases feature new selections of dazzling jewel pendants and earrings from Misha, beautiful cameo and intaglio pieces, and fanciful woven silk brocade creations by Dori Csengeri--just to name a few.

Get an early start on Christmas shopping with uniquely decorated vases and colorful Parisian housewares and accessories.

Music & Vendors 1st Thursday 10/4 at Guero's Taco Bar

This First Thursday, the Oak Garden proudly presents Ruben Ramos with
Los Flames.

The First Thursday vendors which used to be located inside the Oak
Garden are now set up in the parking lot adjacent to Guero's. The
vendors are more accessible and visible making for smoother shopping!

There is also free parking in the garage behind Guero's in the new 04

Monday, October 1, 2007

Thurs. 10/4: Preview Bill Miller, Linoleum Visions @ Yard Dog

Bill Miller, Linoleum Visions

October 6 – November 11, 2007

Using salvaged vintage linoleum and vinyl flooring, Maryland artist Bill Miller makes beautiful collages.  This is his first solo show at Yard Dog.

First Thursday Preview
Thursday, October 4, 7 - 9 pm

Opening Party
Saturday, October 6, 7 – 9 PM

Yard Dog
1510 S. Congress Ave.. 512.912.1613

Enjoy Halloween Fun on 10/4, a benefit for Livestrong @ Wet Salon

Starting at 7 pm on the next First Thursday (Oct. 4th) Wet Salon will be having Halloween fun for the purpose of raisinf donations for the Livestrong  Survivorship Center at Dells Children's Hospital.

Stop by and be part of the magic:  Wet Salon, 1109 South Congress, Austin, TX 78704

Entertainment: Michael Medrano; Psychic and Tarot reader
Classic Horror Movies provided by Vulcan Videos
Special FX Makeup by Jen Rische and Tara Cooper
Coffin Photos by Adam Stockstill

Catered By:  Gourmet Gals _ Guys Catering and Events 

Drinks By: Twin Liquors

Thursday 10/4: Live Music at Zen

Zen at 1303 South Congress has Al Shire followed by Jonathan Terrel on our patio. Show starts around 6:30. $2 Kirin lights and Kirin ichibans and sake, sake, sake all night long. Bring your Chi, channel your Wa, and lets get it on!!!

NiaSpace is having her Birthday Celebration on Friday Oct 5.

Ten years of NiaSpace in Austin and 5 years of stewardship by Donna and Gerry Starnes.

Join us for the celebration on Friday Oct 5th from 8-11 pm. Entertainment includes a great Belly Dance performance, demo's and LOT'S of dancing!!

Free and open to all! This is a community event.

More details on our website:

3212 South Congress, Austin, TX
512 443 3013

hoss intropia -- fall collection has arrived at By George