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General Events for Fri., Feb. 15
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    Austin Fashion Week

    With a heavy emphasis on emerging designers, Austin Fashion Week aims to connect these designers directly to consumers and boutique buyers. All week long select retailers will be donating to the Kindness Campaign, and the last three days feature runway showcases at the former Austin American-Statesman building.
    Feb. 15-23  
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    Austin Remembers MLK

    This interactive app-based exhibit offers photos from MLK's civil rights meetings with LBJ and audio speeches from the Austin Area Heritage Council’s MLK Oratory competition, plus special Six Square mini-docs of Austin’s African-American community. Discover for yourself at three different locations: the MLK statue at UT's East Mall, the south steps of the Capitol, and the George Washington Carver Museum.
    Jan. 21-Feb. 28. Free.
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    Visual Arts

    Barbara Jordan Exhibit at the Texas Capitol

    This audio and visual tribute at the Capitol highlights the significant impact Barbara Jordan made on civil rights legislation, social justice, female empowerment, and education.
    Feb. 10-16. Free.
    Texas Capitol Rotunda, 1100 Congress
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    Haven Street-Allen Award Nominations

    This award honors an artist with a disability in Texas who, through a one-time creative act or a substantial record of achievement, embodies the spirit and vision of VSA Texas. Nominations are open to any artist with a disability over the age of 16 years in any discipline including visual art, dance, music, performance, craft, and writing.
    Through Feb. 28. Free.
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    Heart & Soul Luncheon

    A silent auction, fashion show, and, of course, lunch benefiting the Rise School of Austin, a nonprofit early childhood school for children with disabilities. Megan Bomgaars, star of A&E's Born This Way is the guest speaker.
    Fri., Feb. 15, 11am. $125 and up.  

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