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central austin AROUND TOWN FURRY FRIENDS WELCOME: If you have your favorite four-legged pal with you, the Yard Bar offers boozy sips and snacks for you while your pet has a fun day at the on-site off-leash dog park. yardbar.com ART IST ON T HE RISE: Emerging local artist and Crestview resident, Kelti Smith, is turning heads with her talent-soaked paintings and illustrations. keltismith.com FLOCK AND ROLL: Want to see a peacock take a stroll? Make a quick trip to Mayfield Park (mayfieldpark.org) to get a glimpse of these property roamers. Then hike Mount Bonnell for 785-foot views of the city (austinparks.org) . cUltuRal sTiMulaTioN Take in the history of Texas and various intellectual inspired pursuits at the Harry Ransom Center (hrc.utexas.edu) , Blanton Museum of Art (blantonmuseum.org) , and the Bullock Museum (thestoryoftexas.com) . VISIT THE HARRY RANSOM CENTER View photography masterworks in Elliott Erwitt: Home Around The World . August 15, 2016–January 1, 2017 Enjoy highlights from the Ransom Center’s collections of literature, film, art, photography, and the performing arts. Spring 2017 HALF PAGE Don’t miss the Gutenberg Bible and the First Photograph, on permanent display. 21st and Guadalupe Streets Free admission, donations welcome www.hrc.utexas.edu 512-471-8944 32 austintexas.org COURTESY MAYFIELD PARK, PHOTO BY 7SEASPHOTOS.COM; DOG ISTOCKPHOTO/MORDOLFF; COURTESY KELTI SMITH/KELTISMITH.COM; HARRY RANSOM CENTER COURTESY AUSTIN CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU, BY JOHN ROGERS; COURTESY BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART

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