Tips & Advice

Dynamic Duo: How CMBXP Changed the Way I Think About Art & Business

As an artist and business owner, I often have to retrain my mind to not completely separate the two. Out of pure experience, I subconsciously relate my art with the creative, wacky, staying up all...

Creators Welcome

How Soma Vida and The Un.Inc champion human-centric business models. In June, we held our We Got Issues Celebration: Issues 13 & 14 at Soma Vida. The turquoise building and corresponding courtyard was a place...
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Armadillo Christmas Bazaar – Interview with Anne Johnson

How did Armadillo get started? The Armadillo Christmas Bazaar’s rich history goes back more than 40 seasons, originating in the very roots of Austin’s legendary music scene. The first venue, The Armadillo World Headquarters, was...
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Biz-B-Q: How your Business is like Brisket

You just know when brisket is perfectly done. The scent of slightly charred meat, salt, pepper and spice infused with the smoke of live oak hangs unmistakably in the air. The brisket is skillfully cut...
Brave-Up to Take a Chance by Lauren Cohen, Therapist: Hope and Humor Therapy

Brave-Up to Take a Chance

Written by Lauren Cohen of Hope and Humor Therapy It may seem like we just randomly create a change. We think about it for awhile, and then suddenly it feels like the right time to...
The Natural Spark featuring Almost Real Things Creators Natalie Earhart & Zachary Zulch

Almost Real Things on The Natural Spark Podcast

The Natural Spark is a relaxed discussion of people’s passions and much more. "In this episode of TNS I speak with Almost Real Things creators Natalie Earhart and Zachary Zulch. We talk about the creation of their...
10 Things Every Street Artist Should Have by Zuzu Perkal and Random Direction

10 Things Every Street Artist Should Have

Here's the list in text format for you to copy, paste, and never forget: 10 Things Every Street Artist Should Have An escape route. A dollar and a dream A secret spot. A 24/7 breakfast...
A Stack of Inspiration by Demi Anter

A Stack of Inspiration by Demi Anter

To help me write my film, I'm using a technique that involves writing ideas on note cards: lines of dialogue, images, locations—anything inspiring. Then when you're writing your play or movie, flip through them to...
Real Talk with RealMusic Events: An Interview with Andrew Parsons

Real Talk with Andrew Parsons of RealMusic Events

When you think of Austin as The Live Music Capital of the World, Electronic music may not immediately come to mind. ANDREW PARSONS AND KELLY GRAY RealMusic Events, Austin Founders DJing is undoubtedly a live performance, as you'll...