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October 2020

Art Class: Texas Stories Vol. 2 – Mike Capron

October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Mike Capron

This 8 week series will cover historical figures and cultures of Texas. This week, join us for a discussion on painting with Texas cowboy folk artist, Mike Capron. Mike is a talented painter that combines his passions of "riding and roping" with art. Watch our YouTube lesson to learn watercolor painting techniques and create a Western Watercolor landscape to share in class. Register for Texas Stories Vol 2—click here. To learn more about Texas Stories, visit our blog article “An…

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Virtual Elements Dance Class

October 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$5 – $20
Dancers with and without disabilities in a ballet class.

Join us October 24 for our virtual Elements Dance Class. 2:30pm CDT. $5-20. Taught by the founder of Dancing Wheels Dance Company Mary Verdi-Fletcher, company Artistic Associate Mark Tomasic and Director of Outreach & Community Engagement Sara Lawrence-Sucato who all will lead physically integrated dance class in ballet. Participants will engage in an inclusive dance experience based on the Company's foundational principles of Translation, Equity, Accessibility, and Meaning.

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DE-CRUIT: Virtual Writing Class for Veterans

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

FREE
De-Cruit logo

A Virtual class for veterans. At its core DE-CRUIT, developed by Stephan Wolfert, US Army veteran, is the process of interweaving personal writings with veteran-related Shakespeare texts, applying stage skills for life-skills and completing the communalization of trauma within the veteran community. No Shakespeare or theatre experience necessary. Register here. Instructor: Mitchell Stephens When: Tuesday and Thursday | 7-8pm CST | Starting October 6th Cost: Free | Space limited In partnership with Amphibian Stage Productions Questions? Please contact April, [email protected]

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Virtual Community Conversations – ATXgo! Parks Roundtable

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE
mckinney state park trail

Join us for a Virtual Community Conversation and panel discussion with Art Spark Texas Speaking Advocates members who will discuss their experiences visiting Central Texas parks. Also, Emily Shyrock, MSSW - Art Spark Texas Board President and Director of the UT Austin Services for Students discuss her recent visit to McKinney Falls state park and the new Grit wheelchair rentals. The roundtable will be led by ATXgo Coordinator Gina Woodruff and Speaking Advocates' Boye Nagle. Joining the conversation will be…

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Expressions 2020 Exhibition

October 29
|Recurring Event (See all)
Exhibition runs Oct 1-30, 2020
FREE
expressions 2020

Join us for a virtual art exhibition of artwork by Texas artists with a mental health diagnosis. October 1-30, 2020. This annual exhibition is a celebration of talent during Mental Illness Awareness Week October 4-10, 2020. Click here to view artwork. For more information or to purchase artwork, contact April Sullivan at [email protected]

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DE-CRUIT: Virtual Writing Class for Veterans

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

FREE
De-Cruit logo

A Virtual class for veterans. At its core DE-CRUIT, developed by Stephan Wolfert, US Army veteran, is the process of interweaving personal writings with veteran-related Shakespeare texts, applying stage skills for life-skills and completing the communalization of trauma within the veteran community. No Shakespeare or theatre experience necessary. Register here. Instructor: Mitchell Stephens When: Tuesday and Thursday | 7-8pm CST | Starting October 6th Cost: Free | Space limited In partnership with Amphibian Stage Productions Questions? Please contact April, [email protected]

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Virtual Speaking Advocates: Scary Stories

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
FREE
queen of thorns

The October topic is Scary Stories: Trick or Treat? Do you have a story related to your disability that was frightening, but now you can see the funny side, or examples of the Trickster in your life, or do you have a story about a time when the fear of something was worse than the experience? Bring your stories to this month's meeting. So here we are, still in lockdown. Although some of us have been able to venture out…

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November 2020

Veterans: All Rhythms Virtual Percussion Class

November 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 13, 2020

Free
drum kit

  This percussion class is Free and open to clients of the Austin Vet Center. If you are not a current Austin Vet Center client, eligibility requirements are that you are a Combat Veteran or a Veteran who has experienced MST. Please contact the Austin Vet Center at 512-416-1314 for details. Classes will be virtual through Zoom. You can participate by video on a desktop, laptop, or mobile device. You can also participate by telephone only. This weekly virtual music…

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Songwriting Series: Robert Kelley

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE
Close up of guitar strings

Join us for the last installment of our fall Community Conversations: Songwriting Workshop Series. We encourage musicians and songwriters of all skill levels to attend! If you are an absolute beginner who aspires to write lyrics or melodies, you will learn some tools and activities to help you get started. Or if you already have a few songs in your repertoire, you'll gain some new prompts and a space to do more writing, receive constructive feedback, and meet other creatives.…

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Veterans: All Rhythms Virtual Percussion Class

November 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 13, 2020

Free
drum kit

  This percussion class is Free and open to clients of the Austin Vet Center. If you are not a current Austin Vet Center client, eligibility requirements are that you are a Combat Veteran or a Veteran who has experienced MST. Please contact the Austin Vet Center at 512-416-1314 for details. Classes will be virtual through Zoom. You can participate by video on a desktop, laptop, or mobile device. You can also participate by telephone only. This weekly virtual music…

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