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Shelley Seale

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Shelley Seale is an Austin-based freelance journalist who writes about lifestyle, travel, health, education, business and nonprofit issues. She has written for National Geographic, USA Today, Andrew Harper Traveler magazine, Yahoo, CNN, the Austin Business Journal, Austin Woman and many others. Besides writing, she's into vagabonding the world, yoga, indie movies, farmers markets and a nice glass of wine. She has been zip lining in Thailand, volcano climbing in Chile, and was once robbed by a monkey in India. Her favorite quote is by Helen Keller: "Life is a daring adventure, or nothing at all."

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Opera Love, Italian Style

ALO conductor Richard Buckley makes opera part of Austin's DNA

By Shelley Seale

Richard Buckley has a special affinity for Italian opera. Although the artistic director and principal conductor of Austin Lyric Opera is an equal-opportunity opera lover, he admits that the Italian ...


Austin Dance Community Shows 'Heart'

Austin choreographer Andrea Ariel takes dance to Heart

By Shelley Seale

In a constantly changing city, Andrea Ariel is determined to change the way dance is perceived in Austin. Through her company, the Ariel Dance Theatre, Ariel uses new ideas and ...


Love Finds Les Mis

Dream duo teams up for ZACH's Les Miserables

By Shelley Seale

Les Miserables, the musical based on the classic Victor Hugo novel, is the world's longest-running musical and one of the most popular of all time. Produced in 42 countries ...


Hip Clothes for Kids

3 Austin designers create cool threads kids actually want to wear

By Shelley Seale

Walk into the children's department of just about any store, and you'll find the same old gender-stereotyped colors and designs that have been around for decades. But three ...


Everything's Cooler in Marfa

The coolest small town in Texas lures big names to Trans-Pecos Festival of Music & Love

By Shelley Seale

Marfa could have been like any of the hundreds of tiny Texas towns that no one has ever heard of, relegated to dying a slow death while young people fled ...


Leaders Need Apply

Aspiring leaders hone their skills at Leadership Austin Emerge program

By Shelley Seale

When Austin corporate communications professional Alex Masters wanted to build a professional network outside of her day-to-day work circle, she applied for the Leadership Austin Emerge program. There she connected ...


Food Lit

Austin Breakfast Tacos: Book release on the most important meal of the day

By Shelley Seale

According to Jarod Neece and Mando Rayo, one good breakfast taco can change your whole outlook on life. And they should know; they're the guys behind Austin Breakfast Tacos ...


Music Cities

Nashville vs. Austin: Musicians divide their time between Tennessee and Texas

By Shelley Seale

Where Austin is known as the "Live Music Capital of the World" (an admittedly grandiose title), Nashville is known simply as "Music City." But the two cities have much in ...


Dignity for All

Celebrate the Women of the Year with YWCA Austin: Eliminating racism, empowering women

By Shelley Seale

Honoring the achievements of women is critical to the mission of the YWCA, which will host its Women of the Year awards on June 28 to celebrate the brilliant, passionate ...


Coco Chanel & Co.

Austin photographer Jaime Moore fights female stereotypes by posing daughter as influential women

By Shelley Seale

When Austin photographer Jaime Moore set out to commemorate her daughter's 5th birthday, she had no idea of the effect it would have on daughters and mothers (and yes ...


Culture of Giving

CASA helps families stay together during National Foster Care Month

By Shelley Seale

May is National Foster Care Month, following on the heels of April's National Child Abuse Prevention Month. In this country, during any given month there are more than 380 ...


Broadway Babies

New TOP Concerts series gets up close and personal at ZACH Theatre

By Shelley Seale

The ever-innovative ZACH Theatre has announced a new addition: TOP Concerts, which have been added for the 2013-2014 season.TOP Concerts brings a new and exciting musical series featuring top ...


Tickling the Ivories

Austin's first piano festival in full swing, featuring stars and aspiring musicians

By Shelley Seale

Founded in 2012, the Austin Piano Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the highest quality classical artists from around the world to Central Texas audiences. Director Matt McLaughlin ...


The Hills Are Alive

Real life Sound of Music: Third-generation von Trapp singers call Austin home

By Shelley Seale

"Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens… bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens." Chances are, most of you are familiar with those words. They are "My Favorite Things," as ...


Farm to Plate

Sustainable Food Center honors the Meredith Family with first ever Changemakers Award

By Shelley Seale

On May 9, the Sustainable Food Center will present its first-ever Sustainable Food Changemakers Award — a new tradition honoring an individual or group of individuals who have contributed to SFC ...


Confident Kids

The Griffin School creates a creative community where students feel free to be themselves

By Shelley Seale

The high school experience is one that many students are impatient to get through — past it all and into adulthood. But for students at The Griffin School, it seems to ...


Idea Engine

The best ways to experience Fusebox Festival: Free range art and digestible feats of brilliance

By Shelley Seale

We are a city that embraces creativity of all kinds. Having just wrapped Art City Austin, we turn our gaze to the upcoming Fusebox Festival, beginning April 17 and running ...


On Stage Now

World premiere of Mad Beat Hip & Gone at Topfer Theatre journeys through Kerouac's Beat Generation

By Shelley Seale

In 1949 American writer Jack Kerouac wrote this in a letter to a friend: "Nothing is true but everything is real." Kerouac went On The Road — and chronicled his years ...


Urban agriculture

Austin's HausBar Farms struggles to stay alive while the City of Austin considers urban farming

By Shelley Seale

HausBar Farms is a sustainable urban farm that grows produce and raises small livestock, conducts culinary classes and gardening workshops, is available for events and even offers day camps for ...


Mini Round Top

Market ReVival Festival brings vintage finds and good times to Bee Cave

By Shelley Seale

It's coming this weekend — for the third year, Market ReVival is bringing its semi-annual, three-day festival to Central Texas. Created by ReVival owners David and Tara Camp, Market ReVival ...


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