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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

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STADfest

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  • Essentials

Designed to “organize, unify, market, build, connect and promote” the creative culture and businesses within a footprint bound by César Chávez Boulevard, I-90, I-37 and I-35, the recently minted Southtown The Arts District (STAD) is billed as an “adjunct neighborhood” criss-crossed by both the First Friday and Second Saturday art walks. Headquartered in Andy and Yvette Be
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  • Justin Parr
navides’ art complex at 1906 South Flores Street, STAD is set to flex its neighborhood muscle with the inaugural STADfest. Leading up to a stacked Second Saturday filled with receptions for Austin-based multimedia collective Essentials (6-10pm, Gravelmouth, 1906 S. Flores St.), local artist and FL!GHT Gallery founder Justin Parr (6-10pm, S.M.A.R.T., 1906 S. Flores St.) and painter Alexandria Flores (7-10pm, R Space, 110 E. Lachapelle), among others, area venues welcome guests for an array of activities, including art-making workshops (noon-3pm, S.M.A.R.T., 1906 S. Flores St.), free admission and a MOSAIC “drawing jam” at Blue Star Contemporary (noon-6pm, 116 Blue Star) and a district-wide marble hunt courtesy of the glass artists of Esferas Perdidas (noon-9pm). Free, noon-10pm Sat, Southtown The Arts District, sastad.com. — BR

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