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Stacey Vicari's Ideal Life JumpStart offers you an opportunity to pause and take inventory of your life. During the evening you'll be guided through exercises to focus on what you want most from life, identify your obstacles and evaluate your overall life balance. The evening keeps an upbeat pace. The goal is to leave you feeling motivated and inspired to make immediate, positive changes in your life. FREE class Thursday, 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm, October 16th.
El Interior invites you to join them on October 3rd, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, for a very special in-store anniversary event with Grandmother Julieta Casimiro. Grandmother Casimiro is a Shaman and a Curandera as well as a member of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers. This informal talk will feature a special Anniversary blessing of El Interior and a brief talk about her work. • El Interior is a boutique specializing in unique finds and handmade merchandise from Mexico and Guatemala, has an array of clothing for men, women, and kids made with indigenous designs and materials to weather the summer in cool style. Shop online or at their store in the West Lynn IBIZ District.
TXRD LoneStar Rollergirls' 2014 season is well under way, and playoffs begin September 27th with a bout between Putas Del Fuego vs. the Holy Rollers. The Holy Rollers have vowed to douse the flame while the Putas Del Fuego have promised a rematch like no other. Don't miss one of the baddest brawls of the year! • See the full schedule and get your tickets today. Kids 12 and under always get in free!
BookPeople has tickets available for Emmy and Tony award-winning performer Neil Patrick Harris's book signing on Tuesday, October 21st, 7pm. This event is a signing only, tickets are required and include a copy of his new book. • BookPeople hosts Rick Riordan at Westlake Performing Arts Center on Monday, October 13th, 6pm. Tickets required, available in-store and on BookPeople's website. Ticket holders will also receive a signed copy of Blood of Olympus. • Check out their complete calendar of book clubs, kids events, weekly happenings, and special events.
Clayworks Studio/Gallery will be hosting a two-part studio class on Clay Bead Jewelry October 2nd, and October 16th. In session one, students will make their own beads and pendants which will be turned into bracelets and necklaces during session two. • Clayworks Studio/Gallery has been practicing the art and craft of architectural ceramics for over 30 years. Their showroom, located in the East Sixth IBIZ District, is stocked with handmade sconces, decorative tile, garden art, murals, and more.
Brass Ovaries Pole Dancing offers ongoing classes, events and workshops for all ages and fitness levels - men, too! • Brass Ovaries is expanding and you can help! See their Local Lift campaign to learn the creative ways you can help with this local crowdfunding effort. • Brass Ovaries recently announced a spate of new classes for the upcoming fall schedule. • Want to become a certified Pole Fitness Instructor? Sign up for the September 27th and 28th X-Pert Instructor Training Levels 1 & 2 before they fill up.
Kerry Jordan, Licensed Massage Therapist, is offering 50% off your first massage for all new clients. Kerry's distinctive massage style blends many massage traditions including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Thai, and Shiatsu. Contact Kerry today to welcome her to the AIBA family and to schedule your relaxing and rejuvenating massage.
Art on 5th is hosting a One-Weekend Only European Fine Art and Trunk Show, Friday, September 26th and Saturday, September 27th. Hundreds of original paintings will be presented by Alexander & Victor, Fine Art dealers in European art for over 30 years. Art of 5th also boasts a permanent collection of art by Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, including a new release of I Like Them, Sam-I-Am.
Assistance League of Austin's Thrift House has great sales every Wednesday through Saturday on a wide variety of apparel, home furnishings, jewelry, books, music, games, seasonal and holiday items, and much more. For the current sales and more news, follow them on Facebook. • The Thrift House is run entirely by volunteers, and 100% of proceeds go to various programs that benefit Austinites in need. Donations of goods are accepted Mondays through Saturdays, and you can also contribute with an online donation.
Waterloo Records upcoming in-store performances: Wednesday, September 17th at 5pm: Christopher Cross • Sunday, September 21st at 5pm: The Well • Tuesday, September 23rd at 5pm: a HAAM Benefit Day performance by Marcia Ball. 5% of all sales on Sept 23rd will be donated to HAMM, the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians.
End of an Ear is featuring Merchandise in an intimate and scaled down show on September 22nd at 6pm. • Tuesday, September 23rd at 5pm: Rat Store, with members of Total Control and Lace Curtains, performs. • Saturday, September 27th is Cassette Store Day, with a mix-tape trade grab box. Bring in a mix tape and pick up one made by someone else. More details to come. • September's art exhibit features work by Mike Combs • Go to the website and sign up for emails to receive news on exclusive package deals, new releases, and upcoming shows. • End of an Ear is located in the South First IBIZ District.
Conans Pizza, Austin's original Chicago-style deep dish, has a new dining room at the Conans Central location near the UT Campus. Enjoy the new arcade games, watch the next UT game, or book the room for your next pizza party! Conans is famous for their deep pan wheat crusts and The Savage, aka the "everything pizza", but Conans has excellent thin crust, vegetarian, and vegan options as well. They also feature great salads like the Cosmic Salad with fresh mixed greens, green peppers, onions, black olives, and topped with mozzarella cheese. For exclusive offers and fun opportunities be sure to sign up for their emails.
Movin' Easy Dancewear has great new stock including fashion leotards, Italian ballroom shoes, and layered ballroom skirts. They're also a proud sponsor and costume provider of Blue Lapis Light's "In Light" performance. In Light is a site-specific aerial dance performance on the IBC Bank Building. Performances September 23 - 28th at 8:30 PM, September 26th - 27th at 10:30 PM • Receive special offers and news on upcoming workshops and auditions when you sign up for their emails here.
Freestyle Language Center recognizes the importance of spontaneous conversation to language learning and fluency, and provide relevant, fun, social contexts in which to learn Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Italian. Check out the upcoming Fall Sessions and special outings. Join them Friday, September 26th, for a bilingual wine tasting in Spanish and Portuguese (and English!) at The Austin Wine Merchant.
The Texas Observer's non-profit journalism specializes in investigative, political, and social justice reporting, with continuous web content, blogs, and a monthly print version. Support them by subscribing now or score great merchandise like hoodies, shirts, totes, and books at their online store. • Save the Date! The Observer will be celebrating 60 years of journalistic excellence with a garden party on October 26th. Purchase your ticket or sponsorship today.