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Following Thursday’s Opening Reception, Gianncarlo Muschi is inviting SECOLAS members to join him for an East Austin Cantina Crawl.
La Perla (Tejano bar est. in 1940s)
*bring some cash as not all cantinas take cards
*this is a walking tour
DJ Vanessa dropping knowledge
Vanessa Burden is an Austin-based DJ who will be laying down the beats at Thursday’s Opening Reception
Las Perlas – a mezcaleria that sometimes has bands and a cool vibe.
Mala Vida is a club that also has a lot of Mexican musical acts (banda/ cumbia) and DJs.
El rincón de Emily
Some suggestions from the fabulous Emily Bernate of St. Edward’s University.
For exercise and fresh air, Hotel Indigo is very close to the Lady Bird Lake trail, which features a 3- to 10-mile run, depending on which bridge one crosses.
There may be good enough weather to kayak, and one can rent from Congress Avenue Kayaks, which is walking distance from the hotel (0.7 mile).
For Latin music aficionados still feeling energetic after the evening events, Esquina Tango has a milonga on Thursday night and a Latin music social on Friday evening. There also may be a Saturday afternoon milonga.
The following list comes from James Hyland, recording artist, long-time Austin resident, and Steven’s younger brother.
Casino El Camino – great burgers
Continental Club – great music and Austin vibe
Continental Club Gallery – sister club upstairs. Intimate vibe
C-Boys – great music venue similar to Continental Club; Friday and Saturday night typically have Jimi Vaughan playing guitar there.
Güeros Taco Bar – good food and surprisingly great breakfast tacos
Cooper’s BBQ – its downtown on Congress and pretty damn good cue…
Sugerencias de Min-Suk
Snooze (breakfast only restaurant)
Hopdoddy Burger Bar (South Congress Avenue)