Articles | March, 2013

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KLRU Hosts Discussion on Cultivating Leadership in Women

Panelists ask future women leaders to break barriers and strive to make a difference in the community.   KLRU, in partnership with the University of Texas Center for Women’s and Gender... Read on »

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The Traits it Takes: Sustaining a Business

The good news is you’ve started your business. But how do you sustain that business and not become part of the more than 50 percent of small businesses the Small Business Administration... Read on »

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The 2013 Global Coworking Unconference Conference

Making the Future Happen in a Whole New Way, March 5–6, Austin Music Hall Attendees will include owners of coworking spaces, the executive office suite and business center industry, furniture manufacturers and big... Read on »

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Why I Co-work

Attorney Kirk Cesari is a partner in the intellectual property law firm of Cesari & Reed, LLP (cesari-reed.com). He has been a member of Link Coworking since 2011. Austin Woman: What got you... Read on »

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On-Airstreaming

On-Airstreaming connects music fans with artists like never before. It not only helps fans discover their next favorite song, band or artist, but also aims to remind them why they love music in... Read on »

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Patricia V. Hayes Revealed

For Austin, two Patricia Hayeses are better than one. Mea culpa. Mea culpa. Beyond the name, the similarities are striking: two accomplished women involved in higher education and first in their field, one,... Read on »

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Telling Austin’s Health-Care Stories

Founder of ESS Communications Emily Schmitz spotlights medical innovations. By Malia Bradshaw, Photo by Holly Reed Photography As a former TV news reporter and producer, Emily Schmitz loves telling stories. Four years ago,... Read on »

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Journey Through India

In honor of International Women’s Month, AW writer Shelley Seale examines the current status of Indian women and how they are changing the world. Her name was Joyti. The Hindu name... Read on »

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Cover Woman Update: Caroline Boudreaux

Caroline Boudreaux admits that 2012 was a difficult year for the Miracle Foundation. The organization’s entire fundraising model and strategy had to be re-imagined in order to make orphanages in to real... Read on »

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Music from the Soul

Consummate performer turned entrepreneur Jane Gillman shares her passion for making music. Working with music and creative expression, longtime Austin performer and teacher Jane Gillman says her current focus is to help people... Read on »

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My March Madness

  In my youth and well in to an age when it stopped being cute and started being socially questionable, anytime someone asked me when my birthday was, I would sharply reply with... Read on »

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Head for the Cure 5K Arrives in Austin

The race aims to draw in support for the fight against brain cancer. By Jean Yoo, photos courtesy of Head for the Cure Austin will hold its first-ever Head for the Cure 5K... Read on »

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PureRyde Comes to Austin

Downtown studio puts a spin on indoor cycling. By Sadie Flynn When we asked Michigan native Laura Cronberger what prompted her to open PureRyde, an indoor cycling studio deep in the heart of... Read on »

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Rosewood Community Market

Allen Rogers opens the perfect space on the Eastside to get your everyday essentials. By Amory Casto, Photos by Allen Rogers Tucked quietly away on the corner of Rosewood and Chicon streets is... Read on »

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The Women of Link

Three members of Link Coworking share the road they took to becoming entrepreneurs. By Malia Bradshaw, Photos by Korey Howell Photography and Trevor Ray Thompson Link Coworking, created by March 2013 Austin Woman cover... Read on »

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The Rosewood Collective

One of Austin's hippest neighborhoods just got hipper. By Adam Linehan, Photos by Mary Kathryn Paynter Rosewood Collective In the past decade, Austin has been going through somewhat of a growth spurt.... Read on »

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Art Night Austin

Touring Austin’s most happening galleries to help support future public works. By Amory Casto Art Night Austin offers the perfect excuse to put on that favorite scarf, step out into the... Read on »

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SXSW Panel Recap: The 20-Something Time Machine

Do you only book hotels that you’ve read reviews for? Would you support movie theaters having text-friendly sections? Have you even been given an award for not winning something? If you... Read on »

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Two Entrepreneurs, One Roof

Local talents Margot Wolf and Laurel Kinney strive to make women feel beautiful. By Amory Casto, photos by Paula Wolf Austin has the greatest, most creative entrepreneurs, and the best part is that... Read on »

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SXSW Must-See Films (There’s Still Time to See the Hits!)

SXSW Film Conference runs through March 16, and you don’t need a badge! By Deborah Hamilton-Lynne Last night, the 2013 Jury Award winners were announced, and there is still time to catch them... Read on »

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March 14: Free SXSW Show Benefiting Pure Action

When: Thursday, March 14, 7 - 11pm Where: Mercury Hall, 615 Cardinal Lane What to expect: PURE Action’s fund raiser at Mercury Hall (no cover charge) will feature local musicians David Fridlund,... Read on »

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The Road to Success Through SXSW

Ben Haggerty’s (aka Macklemore’s) road to success and his 2013 SXSW debut. Like Ben Haggerty grew up on Wu Tang, I grew up on Macklemore’s music. Living in... Read on »

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An Evening With Samantha Bee

March 22, Paramount Theatre In need of a laugh? Samantha Bee has it covered. Funny women are on the rise, conquering Hollywood one witty joke at a time, and Bee is no exception. Best... Read on »

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Annual Award Show Honors Texas Songwriters

Celebrating the induction of three legendary music icons. The annual Texas Heritage Songwriters Association Hall of Fame Awards Show is a two-day event, occurring March 2 and 3, honoring artists Roger Miller, Ronnie Dunn and... Read on »

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Happy birthday, Pisces!

Feb. 20 - March 20 Your month: Did you know scientists have discovered narcolepsy is more likely in those born in March or April? Do you sometimes feel like you’ve been sleepwalking through... Read on »

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The Road to Success

Four must-read books for every aspiring entrepreneur. The Art of Doing: How Superachievers Do What They Do and How They Do it So Well by Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield Ever wish you... Read on »

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Free Spirit

Singer-songwriter Suzanna Choffel shows five of Spring’s funky, inventive and dreamy trends. Trend: Solid Brights. Pack a colorful punch with bold, saturated pieces. Chain and leather necklace, $69; belt, and Amanda Uprichard... Read on »

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Carina Menzies

Nature and a love of Austin inspire the founder of Everyday Minerals. What does beauty mean to you? To me, beauty is really when you get in that place that is comfortably you.... Read on »

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Cover Woman Update: Mardy Chen

Mohawk yoga wear Mardy Chen, former AW cover woman and owner of Pure Bikram Yoga, combines her two passions—fashion and yoga— with a new line called Mohawk. Chen describes the... Read on »

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Scents on the go

Portable, spill-free solutions Pop a few scented beads into a Lisa Hoffman charm necklace or bracelet for a long-lasting fragrance. It’s perfect for those with allergies because it never touches your... Read on »

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Making Scents of Spring

Fresh perfumes for the season in bloom. Texas by United Scents of America, $58, available at Blue Elephant, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd., suite 510, 512.371.3259. Top notes: Ruby red orange Heart: Red cedar Base: White musk, cedar... Read on »

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Home Is Where the Art Is

Jeff and Laura Daly of Mockingbird Domestics have created and curated a unique South Lamar store with great finds. Best of all, they’ve built a one-stop shop that supports local artists... Read on »

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A Collected Home

If you love shopping for interesting pieces throughout town, we’re sure you’ll love Darryl Carter’s The Collected Home: Rooms with Style, Grace, and History. Carter is an... Read on »

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Power Lunch

Prime spots for dining and deal making. When lunch is about business, picking the right venue is the key to setting the tone. The perfect lunch spot takes reservations so you don&rsquo... Read on »

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Take It Outside

Patio perfection can be found at Garrido’s. While Garrido’s Restaurant certainly serves mouthwatering plates (many of which are gluten-free), and while the hot Mexican spot’s price range... Read on »

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Start Your Day Off Right

Our favorite cookbooks, from brunch to breakfast on the go. In The Fresh Egg Cookbook, you’ll find 101 “from chicken to kitchen” recipes that highlight the beauty of a freshly... Read on »

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Jessica Sanders

Drink.Well co-owner on creating a concept for a successful restaurant, running a bar and staying married to your co-owner in the process. Jessica Sanders is a creative woman in a man&rsquo... Read on »

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Crank Up Your Workout

It’s all about adding the bike to intensify your workout. Indoor cycling has long been regarded as a great high-intensity workout, but never has it been more fun. There is a... Read on »

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Confronting Incontinence

A woman’s guide to pelvic health. Speaking with Dr. Elizabeth Houser and Stephanie Hahn, P.T., authors of A Woman’s Guide to Pelvic Health, you feel the passion they... Read on »

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Link Up!

Through Link Coworking, Liz Elam creates collaborative spaces for fellow entrepreneurs. Shooting the breeze while hanging out at the water cooler, going to lunch in the company cafeteria or being surrounded by a... Read on »

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Mi Comadre es Su Comadre

Dr. Nora de Hoyos Comstock provides opportunity, visibility and community for Latinas through Las Comadres Para Las Americas. The United States tends to be a place where one’s cultural identity is... Read on »

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Fifth-Annual International Women’s Day Celebration

Ten Thousand Villages March 4 – 8 March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a global day dedicated to celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In places throughout... Read on »

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Music Snobbery 101

JB’s advice on becoming a music guru during SXSW. I am admittedly a music snob. I always have been. I denied it for years, but living in the Live Music Capital... Read on »

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Billy Brooks

Ladies and gentlewomen, please welcome to the stage… Billyyy Brooks! As the handsome actor strides toward you, the only thing brighter than the blinding lights of the theater is his radiant smile.... Read on »

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Get What You Want

Seven steps to getting your way. Ladies, what is one of the most annoying things about men? If you compound all our bad habits and selective hearing, the answer comes down to not... Read on »

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Plug and Play

Balancing work and parenting, Amy Braden creates an innovative solution for entrepreneurs and work-from-home moms. At first glance, there is a certain quiet difference about Plug and Play. It slightly protrudes from the... Read on »

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Geeky and She Knows It

Introducing SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame inductee danah boyd. March 12, danah boyd (no typo—she uses all lower-case letters for her name) becomes the second member of the South By Southwest Interactive... Read on »

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