At the risk of doing a little too much promotion of things going on in Austin, I have to put in a plug for the East Austin Studio Tour which is going on all this week.
If you’re lucky enough to live in the Austin area, this tour of over 100 studios and events is not to be missed if you have an interest in any aspect of the arts. There are live music events, traditional art studios, street markets, folk art and even a blacksmithing competition – something for everyone at a time of year when the weather is beautiful and perfect for wandering the streets of converted warehouse studios which have become the home of a thriving artists community in east Austin.
The interractive online map is an essential if you want to check out the activities, because there’s an awful lot going on, a lot of it in venues you might not recognize without a guide.
It’s a great opportunity if you’re in Austin and maybe worth a trip if you’re not too far away.