The Doughminican <3

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I just realized I haven’t told you about my new favourite food truck in town!!!!! You HAVE TO try the Doughminican, it’s so ridiculously good!

As the name says it, it’s authentic Dominican food, yes Authentic as a Dominican Mom and Son cooking the meals 😉 + Dominican people coming, and almost crying right there because the empanadas, pasteles and every item tastes like Grandma’s ❤

This is my first time trying Dominican food and I was almost crying myself when I took a bite of that gorgeous meal, OMG I cannot put into words how delicious it is! The owner, Melvin, prepares them right there and then, so get ready for fresh ingredients handmade to order scrumptiousness ❤

Anyway, go visit them at 1403 East 7th St Austin Texas 78702 (they recently moved from E 5th).

They’ll be this weekend at the “Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5K” treat yo’ self if you’re around 🙂

Enjoy!

Last minute Xmas Shopping, Thanks y’all, Day for night, n’ stuff…

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Well, the holidays are almost here and we’re grateful for being able to share with you our work and now our absence Lol. We’re a bit tired but happy about all that we accomplished during this bizarre year…
I’m beyond excited ’cause I get to see Bjork Today at the Day For Night Festival!!! Wish me luck, I don’t want to pass out like a Justin Bieber fan, but the excitement I assume is similar, so who knows what will happen!!!!

If you still haven’t bought gifts, we have Art and Merch at the Online Store, if you live in Austin Tx or Monterrey Mx we might be able to drop it off just in time for Xmas, so if you like something but are not sure if it’ll get to you in time, write us to info@theprojecto.org with what you want and address.

We expect great things for next year, so stay tuned! I’ll try to give you my two cents on the festival and I’ll keep posting random stuff as usual.

Happy weekend, talk to you soon!!!

Jump start your success, Benefit Party

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I’m super thrilled to invite you to the event “Jumpstart your Success” a party coordinated by an amazing group that I belong to called “Power Heels”that focuses on enabling women to reach their maximum potential professionally and personally in a safe space.

We’re hosting this, our first event as a Holiday Party where we intend to prepare women for the new year by setting them up for success. In addition to networking with industry leaders.

The event will be at IBM Design Studio from 7-9PM and we’ll have #ChidoMachine selecting music so you know dancing will be happening ;P

We’ll also have 3 different stations:
(1) Build Your Profile: resume writing and building a stunning Linkedin profile.
(2) Look the Part: hairstyling and professional head shots.
(3) Talk the Talk: mock interviews and feedback led by business leaders from some of Austin’s hottest companies.
The event will benefit Dress For Success, an international not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence. * Please feel free to bring business clothing that you’d like to donate to the Organization. – Tip: Items that you’d use for a job interview.
Please RSVP  here to join us in this lovely mission, we’ll have all that I mentioned earlier plus drinks, bites, and a raffle with really cool items donated by our sponsors. ❤

EAST 2016, Greometria

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Greometria (Greometry in English :P) has been around art for a long time, but mostly working behind the scenes, it wasn’t until a few years ago that he decided to give his art a chance, and boy was that a good move!.

Working with every color of the rainbow and intervening everything he can find, he’s giving us a more colorful complex world one shoe/wall at a time ❤

He’s grown in a very fast pase, currently he collaborates with amazing people in Mexico in every field you can think of, his art its so fun and versatile, he can pretty much do it all; this will be his first US appearance, hope you can come and witness it!

He’s constantly posting his work online, don’t forget to follow and maybe order something custom made? He totally does that YAYYY!!!!

We’re only a few days from the Happening! Make sure you put Studio #111 in your list, we want to see you there! 11am-6pm on November 19th :*

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Yep… I told you! hehe

EAST 2016, Adrian Oviedo

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Musician, Teacher, Designer, Artist are a few words we can use to describe this talented, kind dude; I met him in Monterrey through music and it wasn’t till years after that I found out he was as talented at visual arts as he is on Music.

His resume it’s pretty impressive, he’s designed for worldwide brands plus he does a bunch of independent work and teaches unprivileged kids ❤️

You can hear his Austin band Kev Bev and the Woodland Creatures all the time around Austin and of course see/buy his Art at our Studio #111 next Saturday Nov 19th from 11am-6pm yayy

Oh also, you can hear us on KOOP this Monday 14th from 1-2PM Adrian, Clint, myself and our good friend Federico Archuleta (who’s having 2 kick ass shows next weekend) will be talking about EAST and their individual work 😉 

Hope you have a lovely weekend! Let EAST begin and our hearts be filled with art and pretty things yayyy!

What to do in Austin (& San Antonio) this weekend!

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A bunch of things have happened/  lately, so here is a recap:

Think well before buying ACL Vip tickets! Its awesome when you’re in the VIP lounge but you don’t get any benefits where the music is at :/

#WheresWarhol is up and running! The Blanton Museum is sending “Warhols”through the streets of Austin to promote and give passes for the new exhibit “Warhol by the Book”be on the lookout every Wednesday of October and don’t forget to use #WheresWarhol!!! * The exhibition opens this Sunday Oct 16th.

Go to all Austin Chronicle events, specially if it includes “Master Pancake” Comedy troupe, they’re hilarious!!! I went to their “Willow” screening and I cried a lot (laughing of course). It was interactive, funny, and we got to curse a lot, so great stress relief! 😉

POP AUSTIN International Art Show is in town, make sure to drop by, it has some great pieces with old and new favorites like: Richard Colman and Tom Wesselmann.

We’ll be in San Antonio this Saturday with Chido Machine, drop by The Mix and enjoy great music and guilty pleasures yayyy! 😀

Back in Austin, Celebrate the “Intl Video Store Day” at Vulcan Video & I Luv Video! They’re joining forces and will give us great deals on VHS, DVD/Blu Rays plus free beer, prizes, discounts, etc! This Saturday Oct 17th from 12PM-12AM

Saturday is also game day so, I’m sure you’ll find lots of things to do, be careful and have lots of fun! Hope to see you around town!

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Stylo

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I’m really happy to introduce you to “Stylo“, our new Band! The concept is a customizable band for events that will adapt to your music needs. The idea actually started with “GetYourGig”, our booking & management agency, back in Mexico in 2009.

Since we work with amazing people and musicians, we can pretty much guarantee we have a project or an artist that suits you and your event; having that in mind, with Stylo you’ll be able to make requests and guide us onto your ideal group and we’ll deliver!

We have amazing voices/faces/talent for you, from ChidoMachine DJing, to the best composers, award winning singers, multi-instrumentalists, etc. Let us know how we can help you; we’d love to be part of your celebration!

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Vote for the Best in Austin!

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If you’re thinking about the awesome people you know and want to support, why don’t you go to Austin Chronicle‘s best of and vote?! Here are some of my picks/Awesome friends: Ivete Lucas-Film maker, Gerardo Arellano-Visual Artist, Federico Archuleta-Mural Art, Gabriel Santiago-Musician, Mobley-Band, Xavier Treviño-Pastry Chef, Juan Alfredo Rios#ChidoMachine-DJ, JoyasPio-Jeweler, Limbo Jewelry– Jeweler, Cat Presley/@Chuck Edwards salon-Salon, Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt-Hotel, Blanton Museum-Museum #THEPROJECTO-Wild Card