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Interview: Remembering The Magnolia Cafe on Lake Austin Boulevard

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Interview: Remembering The Magnolia Cafe on Lake Austin Boulevard

 

From its beginnings as Omelettry West in 1979, the Magnolia Cafe on Lake Austin Boulevard (aka Magnolia Cafe West) went on to become a legendary Austin eatery. Now that Magnolia Cafe West is closing, we wanted to pay tribute to its place in Austin history by interviewing Magnolia owner Kent Cole to learn more about this unique diner. 

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Artist Feature: Interview with Eya Claire

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Artist Feature: Interview with Eya Claire

Your work has a very whimsical and fantastic edge; how would you describe your style? What led you to take this approach?

I would describe my style as playfully introspective storybook art for the inner child. The themes are fantastical, but there is a deeper tone behind the subject matter.

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SoCo Secrets: Free SXSW Alternatives

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SoCo Secrets: Free SXSW Alternatives

 

Here's a little secret that visitors may not be aware of: you don't have to spend a fortune on a wristband to have a blast getting down to live music during SXSW week. In fact, there's plenty of free fun to be had right here in Austin's South Congress neighborhood. 

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Lazer Beam - Austin Skyline Vinyl [Video]

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Lazer Beam - Austin Skyline Vinyl [Video]

 

Check out this video featuring our friends over at Lazer Beam! They are doing some really fun work upcycling vinyl records and other found materials.

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Get Lit Yall! Prima Dora Holiday Party!!! [Dec 19, 1-7 PM]

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Get Lit Yall! Prima Dora Holiday Party!!! [Dec 19, 1-7 PM]

 

Tis a week before Christmas
When the party goes down
We got Santa on a pony (4 realz!!!)
& lots of booze to go round...

Who: Prima Dora, Sam Grey Horse, Local Artists
What: Holiday Party
When: Thursday, December 19, 1 - 7 PM [Sam arrives at 5PM]
Where: 1912 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

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