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Meera Rajagopalan is the Austin Editor for Miss A. A proud Longhorn, Meera earned her journalism degree from UT. Some of her hobbies include event planning, writing and baking. She loves trying new recipes and experimenting with food. Her latest creation was Pistachio Fudge. A tech nerd at heart, Meera loves cool iPhone apps and geeking out with friends about social media trends. Aside from the tech stuff, Meera also enjoys discovering new fonts. There’s something about finding the perfect font to help enhance titles. Besides her hobbies, Meera loves free stuff. So far besides tons of samples, she’s won concert tickets, movie passes (compliments of Do512) and a cooking class.

American Lung Association’s Fight For Air Climb In Austin

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“We climb for those fighting for air. We climb for our friends and loved ones who suffer from lung cancer, the leading cancer killer.” On May 30, individuals and teams will gather at the Frost Bank Tower for the Fight For Air Climb. This annual event is one of the most unique fundraisers that […]

Austin’s Sustainable Food Center Celebrates 40 Years At Farm To Plate

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For the past three years, the Sustainable Food Center has honored individuals and organizations that have contributed to the Center’s mission in a significant way. This year, the 3rd Annual Sustainable Food Changemaker awards will be presented to the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Suzanne Santos, SFC’s farmers’ market director for more than […]

Confessions Of A Prairie Bitch Comes To Austin’s Long Center

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Remember the “mean girl” from Little House on the Prairie, Nellie Olsen? The one we all loved to hate because she was just so mean to everyone. Vanity Fair even names her the No. 1 female villain in TV history. Well she’s back, and, after a successful run in New York, she’s taking her […]

Hiatus Day Spa + Retreat Celebrates Earth Month In Austin

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Joining forces with Aveda, Austin’s Hiatus Spa + Retreat is celebrating Earth Month with many activities going on in the store. There is an exclusive print by Austin-based artist Jan Heaton, special treatments at the spa and a fundraising raffle for more than $5,000 in spa product and treatment giveaways. Each special will benefit […]

Business Spotlight: BoobyPack

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In 2013, Christina Conrad set out to solve a problem that many ladies face when heading out to a music festival, running or going out dancing. Where do I put my stuff if I don’t want to carry a purse? The Boobypack was born. From the Luxury Spot to Huffington Post to Perez Hilton, […]

Austin’s Well Aware’s 2015 Shower Strike

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2014 Shower Strike Kick-off Party(Photo Credit: Brenda Thompson Communications)

For the seventh year, Austin’s Well Aware presents its 2015 Shower Strike. Each year, volunteers across the globe unite and vow not to shower for one week or until they raise $1,000. With just $1,000, strikers are giving the gift of water to 110 […]

Austin Business Spotlight: Grace and Lace

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Founded by Melissa Hinnant and based in Austin, Texas, Grace and Lace is not just an ordinary brand of “on-trend knits and clothing.” It goes above and beyond to provide excellent customer service and make a difference in the world. The company has been featured on several television shows, and highlighted in several magazines.

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SXSW Interactive 2015: Jimmy Kimmel Live! Taping Benefitting Urban Roots

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For a second year, the Jimmy Kimmel Live! show filmed in Austin during SXSW. The week of taping featured many stars including: Willie Nelson, “The Walking Dead” cast, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Romo, Kevin Hart, Brad Paisley, James Bay, Spoon and Robert Rodriguez. The show broadcasted from The Long Center, “Austin’s only live entertainment venue […]

SXSW Music 2015: Rachael Ray’s 8th Feedback Festival

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A rainy start to the morning did not stop Rachael Ray fans from waiting as early as 4:30 a.m. for a chance to get into Stubb’s BBQ for the annual Rachael Ray’s Feedback Festival. This event has become so much bigger than just a party.

Cody Simpson (Photo Credit: Meera Rajagopalan)

With three […]

SXSW Music 2015: Fader Fort

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Another year, another FADER Fort. This year’s The FADER FORT Presented By Converse did not disappoint, with plenty of surprise guests, and things to do while listening to music. This year’s lineup included: Mike Will Made-It and Friends, including a surprise appearance by Miley Cyrus, Seinabo Sey, Viet Cong, Alex G, Tei Shi and […]

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