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Future Waller Creek

  Life has been busy at the Waller Creek Conservancy this fall. To sum up: we unveiled the four final design concepts, displayed their design boards around the city for two weeks, witnessed presentations by the design teams to the jury at City Hall, hosted our inaugural benefit concert featuring Gary Clark Jr. at Stubb’s, […]

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Gary Clark Jr. Inaugural Benefit Concert

The Waller Creek Conservancy is excited to be hosting its inaugural benefit concert featuring Gary Clark Jr. and special guest Wheeler Brothers at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 (doors open at 7:00 pm). This is an exciting time for the Waller Creek Conservancy. The concert will closely precede the announcement of […]

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Waller Creek Op-Ed in Statesman

Melba Whatley posed some tough questions to the residents of Austin in the Statesman today as part of an op-ed piece titled “Waller Creek will gain from partnership project.”  The entire article is included below: Whatley: Waller Creek will gain from partnership project Melba Whatley, Local Contributor Published: 7:13 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2012 Last week the Waller Creek Conservancy’s […]

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Meet Your Designers Night: A Night to Remember

The four final teams presented their work to a packed house at in the Blanon Museum of Art Auditorium on Tuesday, May 15th as part of the third stage of Design Waller Creek: A Competition. All teams gave wonderful presentations highlighting their past projects and design philosophies relevant to their upcoming work on Waller Creek. […]

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Viva Waller Creek!

On Sunday, May 20th, Waller Creek Conservancy took part in the inaugural Viva Streets Austin event.  Tucked under a large oak in Sabine Street Plaza, we hosted kids yoga classes featuring nature-inspired poses related to the creek. Check out some pictures of the little yoginis showing off their favorite poses.   A special thanks to […]

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Meet Your Designers Night 5/15/12

The Waller Creek Conservancy is excited to host Meet Your Designers Night at the Blanton Auditorium on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 from 5:00-7:30pm (doors open at 5:00pm — presentation starts at 5:30pm). We look forward to welcoming the four finalists from Design Waller Creek: A Competition to Austin, viewing their work, and hearing their design […]

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Arts of Palm | How Waller Enjoys SXSW

The Waller Creek Conservancy held its inaugural event in Palm Park on Sunday, March 11, 2012. The event, Arts of Palm, was a multi-media affair with four Austin video artists showing an eclectic mix of work in the empty Palm Pool. In addition, local artist and musician Christopher Brown installed a piece on the fence […]

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