*AUSTIN*

Places to go to:

  1. Meet with DAVID HALL- TRLA  executive director-  on 18th!!!he works in Weslaco branch office, but he will be in Austin from 16 til 18th.
  2. See the bats under the bridge
  3. Sixth street
  4. Run around the lake and kayak/barton spring for a swim
  5. Central market!! yeah
  6. Amys ice cream
  7. Salt lick BBQ
  8. mexican food:
     

    Guero’s

    www.guerostacobar.com – (512) 447-7688 – 60 reviews

     

    Las Manitas Restaurant

    www.texasmonthly.com – (512) 472-9357 – 38 reviews

MARTIN SEXTON APRIL 18th at the Old Settler’s Music Festival — http://www.oldsettlersmusicfest.org/ held at Salt Lake Pavillion (americana music festival w/ camping) — during the day then hit up throw me the statue at night?

  • Friday April 18 — GOLDEN BEAR (great Austin band!!!), Throw me the Statue (The Band from Seattle with the video on Blogetheque where they are playing on the Seattle Ferry), and Transona 5 playing at the MOHAWK in Austin. THIS LOOKS AWESOME!! We should get tickets — it seems to be one of the only shows going on that night.
      • TOTALLY YEEEESSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!—->THROW ME THE STATUE SOUNDS AMAZING!!! OK,
      • ILOVE U
      • WE NEED TO MAKE A SEATTLE TRIP
  • Great music venue for our type of music— Emo’s Austin, Texas

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18 19

bands: unwed sailor instrumental-very sigur ros like- found 3 songs with singing–i loved them.Scout niblett: enjoying it…cat power esque—minimalistic..cool voice…random lyrics.Yeasayer: how they describe themselves…”Middle Eastern-psych-snap-gospel”.[ enjoying them . this is on their website! ha Restaurants:-The salt lick(legemndary traditional famous BBQ): http://www.saltlickbbq.com/-Trudys?-Best mexican- that place near the T. Events on dates we are there:

 
 
 
 
11-20.  
 
Baby BloomersMarch 24, 2008 to May 5, 2008Discover the exhibits and play in a relaxed atmosphere with other families with small children when the Museum is open exclusively for this age group.Bat WatchingApril 1, 2008 to November 1, 2008The 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats that live beneath the Congress Avenue Bridge take flight in a mass exodus each night at dusk.Beat FilmApril 2, 2008 to April 23, 2008Beat Film is a series of features, shorts, and documentaries that showcase the cinematic creativity of the Beat generation.On the TownApril 9, 2008 to April 20, 2008This delightful 1944 musical tells the tale of three sailors on 24-hour shore leave in Manhattan. Join Gabey, Chip and Ozzie as they set out to see the sights and find romance in the big city. Cine Las Americas International Film FestivalApril 16, 2008 to April 24, 2008The Cine Las Americas International Film Festival showcases contemporary films from North, Central, South America the Caribbean and Spain.KGSR’s Unplugged At the GroveApril 17, 2008 to September 25, 2008Join acoustic musicians each Thursday at Shady Grove for “Unplugged at the Grove.” The restaurant’s tree-shaded patio showcases Austin’s diverse music scene.Old Settler’s Music FestivalApril 17, 2008 to April 20, 2008A nationally known family music festival held in the heart of the hill country features over two dozen of the best in Americana music as well as arts & crafts and talent competitions. Musical acts featured this year include Joan Osborne, Ruthie Foster and New Monsoon.On Your Feet: International Music and Dance ExtravaganzaApril 17, 2008An exciting evening of world class music and dance performances that are sure to keep you on your feet.Bizet’s CARMENApril 18, 2008 to April 26, 2008Immerse yourself in the treacherous world of opera’s most beloved bad girl. Mistaking Carmen’s flirtation for true love, the young soldier Don Jose forsakes everything – his adoring girlfriend Miceala and his career.Grisha! – flamenco and classical guitaristApril 19, 2008Grisha is a flamenco and classical guitarist from Russia. He will be performing at the Northwest Hills United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 19, 2008 at 8pm.
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