We celebrated the release of our April Style Issue with HELM Boots during a fashionable evening at their new East Side shop. Guests enjoyed sips by Pacifico, Victoria and Deep Eddy Vodka, as well as ranch-inspired fare by Contigo.
AMOA-Arthouse welcomed its new Executive Director, Louis Grachos, during a creative evening of film, music and cuisine. Against a backdrop of video art by Jeff Kurihara, guests sipped on cocktails by mixologists David Alan and Joyce Garrison and savored bites by The Carillon, Lucky Robot and more.
In memory of legendary athlete and coach Darrell K Royal, the Darrell K Royal Fund held an inspiring evening benefiting Alzheimer’s Disease research. Willie Nelson performed on the ACL Live stage to support medical schools and research organizations in Texas as they strive to treat and cure Alzheimer’s.
The Seton Fund and Elizabeth Ann Seton Board held a sparkling gala at Camp Mabry, featuring music by legendary songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker and the Bellamy Brothers. Guests enjoyed a sumptuous dinner by Lamberts Downtown Barbeque in support of the Seton Community Health Centers and the Sister Gertrude Levy Endowment for the Poor.
Among the sprawling oak trees of Wild Onion Ranch, guests of the Bandana Ball mingled over cocktails, dinner and sounds by The Spazmatics, all benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Austin and Central Texas. The cowboy chic evening aimed to support families of critically ill and hospitalized children in our community.
The Big Hair Country Fair celebrated a Texas-sized evening of all-you-can eat barbecue, carnival games and dancing to the sounds of Chaparral and Brave Combo. Held at The Salt Lick Pavilion, the fair commemorated the evening with a western-inspired photo booth and benefited Creative Action’s arts education programs.
Neiman Marcus kicked off SXSW with a cocktail buffet in its vibrant CUSP pop-up shop at Wanderlust Live. Noted style blogger Leandra Medine of The Man Repeller debuted her capsule collection from The Man Repeller x PJK…Just Saying to the beat of celebrity DJ Theory.
Acclaimed architecture firm Chioco Design and Cultivate Public Relations opened their beautiful new East Side offices to the Austin community for an intimate celebration, complete with the lively sounds of DJ Benny Backburner and cuisine by Uchi and Noble Sandwich Co.
Pine Street Station offered a creative setting for ARTCRANK’s exhibition of work inspired by the city’s bike culture. Guests enjoyed drinks by Widmer Brothers Brewing as they browsed a unique collection of hand-printed bike posters from 30 local artists, celebrating the cycling scene and benefiting LIVESTRONG.