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New Monuments for New Cities

New Monuments for New Cities is the inaugural project of the High Line Network Joint Art Initiative, a new collaboration between infrastructure reuse projects in North America. This public art exhibition will travel across the United States and Canada throughout 2019. For the exhibition, five urban reuse projects that are part of the High Line Network invited five of their local artists or artist groups to create proposals (in the form of posters) for new monuments. Each participating location will produce an exhibition of the resulting 25 artworks specific to their site.

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Waterloo Park E-tour: The Kitty King Powell Lawn & Family Pavilion

EXPLORE THE KITTY KING POWELL LAWN AT WATERLOO PARK Located between 12th and 15th Streets along Red River. Waterloo Park opens in 2020! The 11-acre park will feature a variety of unique spaces to immerse yourself in nature in the heart of downtown. In anticipation of the park opening, we invite you on a series […]

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Announcing 6th Annual Creek Show

6TH ANNUAL CREEK SHOW November 7-17, 6pm – 10pm nightly LOCATION: Waller Creek between 9th St. and 12th St. Waller Creek Conservancy is thrilled to announce that Creek Show will be back for its 6th year in 2019! Everyone is invited to this free, family-friendly event featuring a variety of light-based art installations designed to […]

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Frida Friday ATX JUNE presents Puro Pride Pachanga

Waller Creek Conservancy is thrilled to partner with Frida Friday ATX to present a womxn-of-color centered mercado y más that supports and amplifies womxn-of-color and allies in Tejaslandia every second Friday of the month at Symphony Square! Friday, June 14 | 6:00 – 10:00 PM Free; RSVP on Facebook! For two years, Frida Friday ATX […]

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Rainbow on the Creek on June 15

Join Waller Creek Conservancy and our community partners as we celebrate LGBT Pride Month by commemorating the Stonewall Riots of 1969 and celebrating the impact LGBTQIA persons have had in the world! Love, dance, and celebrate into the evening at Symphony Square with a lineup of electrifying entertainment including a headlining performance from RuPaul’s Drag […]

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Women in Jazz on June 12

Community Salon Featuring Works by Ernie Mae Miller & Interview with Margaret Wright Celebrating Black Music Month, the Austin History Center recreates the jazz scene experienced on Red River Street during the 50’s and 60’s through a special community salon. Featuring a performance and interview with music legend Margaret Wright and discussion about the life […]

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POSTPONED Music that Advocates: Considering Matthew Shepard on June 5

Due to foretasted inclement weather, Music that Advocates: Considering Matthew Shepard is being postponed to a later date. Check back soon for updates. ——————- Waller Creek Conservancy, KLRU-TV, Austin PBS and Conspirare have partnered to present a special screening of Considering Matthew Shepard, a unique performance documentary born in Austin and experienced around the country. […]

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Unanimous Council Vote for the Palm District & Waller Creek District

THANK YOU, AUSTIN CITY COUNCIL Yesterday, the Austin City Council took a bold step to advance the future of eastern Downtown Austin, including Waller Creek. Unanimously approving a resolution sponsored by Council Member Kathie Tovo, the Council directed the City Manager to engage in a comprehensive planning process for the Palm District and Waller Creek […]

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New Orleans Club Revisited: Tameca Jones on May 23

Join Waller Creek Conservancy for our final installment of our New Orleans Club Revisited concert series with Taméca Jones and featuring Big Wy’s Brass Band! Enjoy food and beverages from Brick Oven Austin on-site at Symphony Square! 7:00 PM – Big Wy’s Brass Band 8:00 PM – Taméca Jones Come early – limited capacity! RSVP […]

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