What do vegans, musical notes and sushi have in common? They all travel around the world! This week, the Central Texas Food & Sustainability events invite us to take a trip around with world with a documentary on the production of Sushi, out to the local vineyard, or just relax and listen to the speed of sound with Austin’s Hartman Symphony. Be sure to pack up delicious homemade eats like Megan’s Homemade Bean Burger.
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[AUSTIN] Movie Night! SUSHI: THE GLOBAL CATCH
- WED, Aug. 8th 7pm
- Alamo Drafthouse, 1120 South Lamar Boulevard Austin, TX 78704
The feature-length documentary shot in five nations explores the tradition, growth and future of this popular cuisine. Q&A with director Mark Hall, composer Brian Satterwhite and editors Sandra Adair and Catie Cacci after the screening.
Learn about the Japan delicacy on the film’s site!
[SAN ANTONIO] A Vegans Occupy Austin
- SAT, Aug. 11th 8am
- Carpooling, drivers will be determined as the date gets closer.
Join SA Vegans for a pre-scheduled day in Austin which includes a full day of eating, kayaking, and shopping at places like wheatsville coop, rabbit food grocery, or other selected vegan-lovin’ stores.
Look for more details on the Facebook event.
[STONEWALL] SA Culinaria presents: RAMBLING ROSÉ
- SAT, Aug 11, Two Sessions: 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm
- $25 per person
- Becker Vineyards, 464 Becker Farms Road Stonewall, Texas 78671
Experience rosé wines through a blind tasting with a panel of experts that will help guide you through a palate of flavors. Capping off the event, Chef John Brand of Las Canarias at the Omni La Mansion del Rio Hotel and Ostra at Mokara will delight guests with various culinary creations. Tickets can be purchased through our office by calling 210.822.9555
For more info check the site.
[AUSTIN] Austin Symphony Hartman Foundation “Concerts in the Park”
- SUN evenings, Jun 3-Aug 26, 7:30PM
- Hartman Concert Park at the Long Center, 701 West Riverside Drive Austin, TX 78704
Each Sunday a different ensemble of the Austin Symphony will be featured at the new Hartman Park, located on the grounds of the Long Center for the Performing Arts, performing music from jazz and light classical to pops selections and film scores. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner and blanket and make it a group outing.
Check out the program schedule online.
[AUSTIN] Slow Food’s Annual Quizbowl
- SUN, Aug. 12th 12-4 pm
- The Highball, 1142 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704
Slow Food Austin will host the 2nd Annual Quiz Bowl at The Highball. This trivia style contest (think game show) is not for the faint of heart. Teams comprised of local food celebrities and food hot shots, will compete for the honor of being the official “Food Geeks” of Austin. Slow Food Austin’s 2011 Quiz Bowl winners, Barley Swine, are out to defend their title against returning finalist, Whole Foods Market and new competitors including Pioneer Wine Company, Bread and Butter PR, and Olive & June.
Be sure to purchase tickets online!
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