April 2014

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12:30pm to 1:30pm
Perspectives Talk: Choreographer Deborah Hay on Perception Unfolds

Perspectives Talk: Choreographer Deborah Hay on Perception Unfolds


Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm


This is a unique opportunity to learn about Deborah Hay’s dance from Deborah Hay. She will share insights and answer questions on the exhibition Perception Unfolds: Looking at Deborah Hay’s Dance.


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11:00am to 6:45pm
Watershed Protection Ordinance: Stakeholder Meetings

Watershed Protection Ordinance: Stakeholder Meetings


Friday, April 4, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm, Friday, April 11, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm, Friday, April 18, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm, Friday, April 18, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm






Watershed Protection Ordinance




On October 17, 2013, the Austin City Council passed a new Watershed Protection Ordinance to improve creek and floodplain protection; prevent unsustainable public expense on drainage systems; simplify development regulations where possible; and minimize the impact on the ability to develop land.
The Watershed Protection Ordinance is the result of a resolution...

City Page

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5:30pm to 7:30pm
CMPBS Monthly Open House

CMPBS Monthly Open House


Friday, November 1, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Friday, January 3, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Friday, February 7, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Friday, March 7, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Friday, April 4, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Friday, May 2, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Friday, June 6, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Friday, July 4, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Friday, August 1, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Friday, September 5, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Friday, October 3, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm, Friday, November 7, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm


Monthly open house and tour of CMPBS site and demonstration buildings. Please call in advance to check scheduling. 512-928-4786
The Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, established in 1975, is a non-profit education, research, and demonstration organization specializing in life cycle planning and design. We undertake projects based on their potential contribution to site, regional and...

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9:00am to 5:45pm
'10 Saturdays' Permaculture Design Course

'10 Saturdays' Permaculture Design Course


Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm


SPRING 2013 PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE REGISTER NOWThe Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) signifies completion of the 72-hour curriculum set forth by Bill Mollison in ‘Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual.’ This design course is equal to the courses taught domestically and globally as the basis for advanced training for permaculture internships & apprenticeships. Graduates can...

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10:00am to 12:00pm
Discover your Own Local Austin

Discover your Own Local Austin


Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm


Its week two of The Ultimate Scavenger Hunt for the Sustainable Egg.  Where can you find chickens and chicks, coops and feed, and garden supplies to grow food in your own backyard? What are successful zone 8 foods you can grow in the city?  Continue your hunt for the sustainable egg at one of our favorite local chicken connections, and find everything you need to grow your own local Austin. ...

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Islands of Fertility with Permaculture Design

Islands of Fertility with Permaculture Design


Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 11:00am to 1:00pm



Islands of Fertility with Permaculture Design







Sunday, April 6, 2014
11:00 AMto 1:00 PM






Permaraja Homestead
7006 Millrace Dr #B 78724, Austin, TX (map)






Price: $20.00/per person
Refund policy





Islands of Fertility with Permaculture Design:
The concept of Islands of Fertility is to start in small sections and make them prosperous so that you can move on and continue to...

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11:00am to 6:45pm
Watershed Protection Ordinance: Stakeholder Meetings

Watershed Protection Ordinance: Stakeholder Meetings


Friday, April 4, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm, Friday, April 11, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm, Friday, April 18, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm, Friday, April 18, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm






Watershed Protection Ordinance




On October 17, 2013, the Austin City Council passed a new Watershed Protection Ordinance to improve creek and floodplain protection; prevent unsustainable public expense on drainage systems; simplify development regulations where possible; and minimize the impact on the ability to develop land.
The Watershed Protection Ordinance is the result of a resolution...

City Page

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9:00am to 5:45pm
'10 Saturdays' Permaculture Design Course

'10 Saturdays' Permaculture Design Course


Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm


SPRING 2013 PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE REGISTER NOWThe Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) signifies completion of the 72-hour curriculum set forth by Bill Mollison in ‘Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual.’ This design course is equal to the courses taught domestically and globally as the basis for advanced training for permaculture internships & apprenticeships. Graduates can...

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1:00pm to 2:00pm
Blanton Talks: Friendships Between Artists

Blanton Talks: Friendships Between Artists


Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm


Boston Globe art critic Sebastian Smee previews his ongoing research project into friendships between prominent artists.




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1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sustainable Austin - Helping Things Grow in Your Own Back Yard

Sustainable Austin - Helping Things Grow in Your Own Back Yard


Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm


The hunt for sustainable food continues in week III of The Ultimate Scavenger Hunt for the Sustainable Egg. Are you ready to start growing food in your backyard?  Learn about zero waste, compost, and community gardens.
Join Heather-Nicole Hoffman of Compost Coalition, and the librarians at Windsor Park Branch.  Learn how to turn compost into food, and make Austin's zero waste goals happen, with a...

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April Permablitz

April Permablitz


Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm


Because of the hectic schedules of our organizers, we will be having a maintenance permablitz for April. This is necessary to check up on the gardens we have created and to add more cover crop seeds for the warm season.
We will be starting off at Kurtis and Linda's house and going from there to as many more permablitz sites as possible. I highly suggest carpooling! If you can't find a carpool to...

Austin Perm Site

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12:00pm to 9:00pm
Third Thursdays at the Blanton

Third Thursdays at the Blanton


Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm


Visit the Blanton during its free evening of art and activities, featuring live music, yoga in the galleries, exhibition tours, and more. In addition, enjoy an extended happy hour in the Blanton Café, featuring a glass of wine and a slice of gourmet pizza for just $5.
Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.




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11:00am to 6:45pm
Watershed Protection Ordinance: Stakeholder Meetings

Watershed Protection Ordinance: Stakeholder Meetings


Friday, April 4, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm, Friday, April 11, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm, Friday, April 18, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm, Friday, April 18, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm






Watershed Protection Ordinance




On October 17, 2013, the Austin City Council passed a new Watershed Protection Ordinance to improve creek and floodplain protection; prevent unsustainable public expense on drainage systems; simplify development regulations where possible; and minimize the impact on the ability to develop land.
The Watershed Protection Ordinance is the result of a resolution...

City Page

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11:00am to 6:45pm
Watershed Protection Ordinance: Stakeholder Meetings

Watershed Protection Ordinance: Stakeholder Meetings


Friday, April 4, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm, Friday, April 11, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm, Friday, April 18, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm, Friday, April 18, 2014 - 11:00am to 6:45pm






Watershed Protection Ordinance




On October 17, 2013, the Austin City Council passed a new Watershed Protection Ordinance to improve creek and floodplain protection; prevent unsustainable public expense on drainage systems; simplify development regulations where possible; and minimize the impact on the ability to develop land.
The Watershed Protection Ordinance is the result of a resolution...

City Page

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9:00am to 5:45pm
'10 Saturdays' Permaculture Design Course

'10 Saturdays' Permaculture Design Course


Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm


SPRING 2013 PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE REGISTER NOWThe Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) signifies completion of the 72-hour curriculum set forth by Bill Mollison in ‘Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual.’ This design course is equal to the courses taught domestically and globally as the basis for advanced training for permaculture internships & apprenticeships. Graduates can...

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10:00am to 4:00pm
Austin Funky Chicken Coop Tour

Austin Funky Chicken Coop Tour


Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm


Save the 2014 Date!

 
April 19, 2014 - 10:00am-4:00pm for touring coops (earlier free classes at Sunshine Community Gardens)
Coop Tour Headquarters
Sunshine Community Gardens
4814 Sunshine Drive, Austin, Texas 78756
www.austincooptour.org
Save The Date
Mark Your Calendars for the 6th Annual Austin Funky Chicken Coop Tour, April 19, 2014. Begin the day with a stop by Coop Tour Headquarters, at...

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1:00pm to 2:00pm
Alva Noë & Deborah Hay on Connections Between the Arts and the Sciences

Alva Noë & Deborah Hay on Connections Between the Arts and the Sciences


Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm


What are the connections between cognitive science, philosophy, aesthetics, and dance? Philosopher Alva Noë from the University of California–Berkeley and choreographer Deborah Hay discuss these topics with the audience.




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10:15am to 1:00pm
Travis County Earth Day Celebration 2014

Travis County Earth Day Celebration 2014


Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:15am to 1:00pm


PRESS RELEASE - FULL VERSION Each year, Earth Day is celebrated nationally to mark the anniversary of the beginning of the modern environmental movement when over 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks and auditoriums to express their support for a healthy, sustainable environment.
The first Earth Day held in 1970, ultimately led to the creation of the United States Environmental...

Travis County Earth Day Celebration 2014

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12:30pm to 1:30pm
Perspectives Gallery Talk: Between Mountains and Sea

Perspectives Gallery Talk: Between Mountains and Sea


Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm


Dallas Museum of Art curator Dr. Kimberly L. Jones will share insights on Between Mountains and Sea, an exhibition of pre-Inka art form the coastal region of Peru.
Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.




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9:00am to 5:45pm
'10 Saturdays' Permaculture Design Course

'10 Saturdays' Permaculture Design Course


Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm, Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:45pm


SPRING 2013 PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE REGISTER NOWThe Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) signifies completion of the 72-hour curriculum set forth by Bill Mollison in ‘Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual.’ This design course is equal to the courses taught domestically and globally as the basis for advanced training for permaculture internships & apprenticeships. Graduates can...

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2:00pm to 3:00pm
Archaeologist Steve Bourget discusses new findings in the Andes

Archaeologist Steve Bourget discusses new findings in the Andes


Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm


The Peruvian north coast of the Andes continues to amaze and mystify scholars of all disciplines. Archaeologist Steve Bourget presents exciting new findings, including the discovery of what appears to have functioned as an observatory, from recent excavations in the Andes presented in conjunction with the exhibition Between Mountains and Sea.




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SoundSpace: Downtown NYC 1960

SoundSpace: Downtown NYC 1960


Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm


In conjunction with the exhibition Converging Lines, SoundSpace features dynamic experimental works by composers based in lower Manhattan in the 1960s, such as Steve Reich, La Monte Young, Terry Riley, and Philip Glass, as well as more recent compositions inspired by this movement.




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12:00pm to 1:00pm
Midday Music Series

Midday Music Series


Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Students from UT’s Classical Composition Department write chamber pieces in response to a work of in the Blanton’s modern European collection and explain the way that the object inspired their piece. This program celebrates the variety of interpretations and approaches to objects of art.




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