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A man playing a saxophone on stage. Painting of a hand cupped around a tiny infant. Vibrantly colored painting of geometric renderings of faces. A woman sculpting a bust out of clay. Close-up of a painting of a human eye in shades of black, red and orange. A woman performing in a play on stage. A young boy smiling at a hand puppet. An exuberant group of participants in the Actual Lives program. A young boy participating in the Arts Alive program. Painting with white and blue hair-like strokes on a background of deep turquoise. Man in a wheelchair viewing artwork in a gallery. Blind artist standing in front of his work. Group of women performing with colored scarves. Man speaking into a microphone with open captioning on a large screen behind him. Group of young students playing a musical game with the teacher.

Welcome to VSA Texas

Time to celebrate your pet!

Donate $75 to VSA Texas today and receive a hand painted/drawn original 8”x10” portrait of your beloved pet.

Click the registration link, make your $75 donation, and send us a photo of your favorite pet (past or present)!
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All portraits will be displayed together publicly at our FREE “Austin’s Best Friends” pop-up art exhibition at Fast Folks Cyclery! Bring your friends to admire your pet's debut appearance in the Austin art scene! Fast Folks has the best bikes in Austin, plus select vintage clothing and tasty coffee.

Open Mic Nap

The Lion and Pirate Open Mic

Sunday, April 8, 2018
1:00-3:00 pm

Malvern Books
613 W. 29th Street
Austin, TX 78705

A City Read for the Austin International Poetry Festival (AIPF)!

Share a story, poem, song, or other talent in a fun and supportive neighborhood bookstore. The open mic is wheelchair accessible, but please contact us at least one week in advance to request other accommodations, including ASL interpreting, audio description, etc.

For more information email Eric Clow or call 512-454-9912.

Library Live

VSA Texas @ Library Live!
Veterans Edition

The Austin Public Library (APL) and VSA Texas (the state organization on arts and disability) present a showcase of Veteran musicians! Library Live is an APL program that features free musical performances for the Austin community. VSA Texas challenges perceptions of how people contribute by creating an arts-inspired, inclusive community of individuals with diverse abilities.

With performances by:

Rick Milisci
Hope in the Day
David Romero
Matthew Owen Williams

Saturday, March 24, 2018
Doors at 1:30 PM, Show at 2 PM

Carver Branch of Austin Public Library
1161 Angelina St., Austin, TX 78702

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Body Shift is a mixed ability dance project

Everyone moves in unique and different ways. Body Shift offers dance classes for anyone to explore movement and the body, and creates a welcoming environment that empowers everyone to fully embrace dancing. Every Body can find enjoyment in contemporary dancing. Come experience an Elements class and learn how you, too, can move creatively in a group or by yourself. We have been doing this for over 10 years, and we are just getting started! Thank You Impact Austin for your support. Visit for more information.

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