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On Our Radar: February 25, 2016

Jose Andres SouthBites Dinner, Johnny Cash's Birthday at Mean Eyed Cat, Cassandra Collections at W Austin, AFS Texas Film Award Honorees, Hill Country Kitetail Fest

FOOD: Jose Andres and a super group of past and present ThinkFoodGroup chefs are collaborating to present an unforgettable intimate dinner as part of the SouthBites Dinner Series during SXSW. Tickets are $225 and a percentage of proceeds from ticket sales go to the Austin Food & Wine Alliance.

MUSIC: The Mean Eyed Cat is celebrating the “Man in Black” himself at their Cash’s Birthday Bash on February 26th. Expect live music by The Band in Black from 8pm-11pm and a Johnny look-alike contest. Drink specials throughout the evening. More details can be found on the Mean Eyed Cat’s Facebook.

FASHION: Cassandra Collections is celebrating spring by hosting “Jewelry & Bubbles” at the W Austin on Thursday, February 25th. Designer Cassandra King Polidori will be on-site to help attendees create one-of-a-kind custom designs on site.

ENTERTAINMENT: Austin Film Society announced their 2016 Texas Film Awards honorees, including: Michael Barker, co-president and co-founder of Sony Pictures Classics; Chandra Wilson, actor in her 12th season as Dr. Miranda Bailey on Grey’s Anatomy; and Jesse Plemons, receiveing this year’s Rising Star Award. Plemons breakout role was in the iconic Texas series, Friday Night Lights. Tickets are now on sale for the event. 

FESTIVALS: On Sunday, March 13 from noon to 7pm, Treaty Oak Distilling Co. will hold its inaugural Hill Country Kitetail Fest at the Ranch. The family friendly event will celebrate spring and award prizes for Most Creative and Best Homemade Kites.

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Written by Laura Villagran Johnson

Co-Founder and Creative Director,
Austin Social Planner

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