Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Exhibit held over at Texas Folklife gallery

"Pasatiempos de La Frontera: Images from the El Paso/Juarez Borderlands."

Images from the series by Chicano narrative photographer and El Paso native Chuy Benitez, who documents the cultural vibrance of a region he says is too often misrepresented as dangerous and drab.

Regular exhibit hours: Weekdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through September 30

Texas Folklife, 1317 S. Congress Ave. -- Google Map
(on the alley behind Ten Thousand Villages)

For info: 512-441-9255 or

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Big Top's Cucumber Tonic Chills Those Heatwave Ills!

Step right up and see, folks! Rising mercury got you down? Has the heatwave overstayed its welcome? High gas prices have you searching for a tastier, cheaper fluid to guzzle? If so, then have we got a treat for ya' -sure to chill those summertime ills and put the spring back in your step! Big Top presents Mugwump's Cucumber Soda! This refreshing concoction -using, of course, only the finest, freshest cucumbers available -is sure to cool you down and lift you up! This light, aromatic drink taste like summer itself -light, crisp and just a little sweet! Come try it for yourself! Step right up to the Big Top, here, and get yourself a glass of this refreshing, bubbling tonic!

Big Top Candy Shop
1706 S Congress Ave, Austin - Google Map
(512) 462-2220

Friday, July 18, 2008

Parts & Labour party and trunk show 7/18/08

Join us tonight, 6-9pm, as Parts & Labour hosts Unscrew America in its efforts to encourage a politically, socially and environmentally conscious consumer, with tonight’s focus on the benefits of LED lighting.

Enjoy AMAZING Organic refreshments as you browse their new line of of eco-friendly t-shirts.

Proceeds from shirt sales will go directly toward Unscrew America’s valiant efforts as well as additions to the Unscrew collection.

Parts & Labour Web site.
1604 S. Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78704