Tuesday, March 23, 2010

South By Southwest 2010

Last week was South By Southwest, which meant for almost two weeks, techies, film-buffs, and hipsters invaded Austin and made things just a little bit weirder! With thousands of bands performing from all over the world in the last few days, I made sure to take off from work to experience as much of the madness as I could. Without a doubt, the highlight of my SXSW was watching Andrew W.K. perform at my old house, the 21st Street Co-op... he didn't go on until after 4 in the morning, but I can assure you, he partied hard! Check out the video from the performance below as well as my SXSW photo set on Flickr for more photo fun.



Austin, Texas: Live Music Capital of the World Mural
General Elektriks @ SXSW
The Cartographers @ SXSW

Monday, March 15, 2010

Zilker Park Kite Festival

This weekend was the 82nd annual Zilker Park Kite Festival. I didn't have the whole day to spend it there, but made my way down to the park to meet up with some family and friends and enjoy the kite chaos. Here's a few pictures from the festival along with a stop-motion video I shot a few years ago at the festival.

Austin Kite Festival @ Zilker Park
Austin Kite Festival @ Zilker Park
Austin Kite Festival @ Zilker Park

Club Arthouse

Over the weekend, I was biking around downtown and came across a cool art project in the works at Arthouse, which is currently under rennovation. Local students from Austin area high schools participating in the Advanced Young Artists education program at Arthouse painted the panels along the construction walkways, bringing some color and life to the block.

Arthouse Student Murals
Arthouse Student Murals
Arthouse Student Murals