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Veronica Castelo

Veronica Castelo

Veronica Castelo is the former director of marketing and community outreach for CultureMap Austin.

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Culture of Giving

Austin Community Steelband: Giving kids the power of exotic music

By Veronica Castelo

In a city like Austin where so many children are exposed to music at an early age at school, at home or in the community, you expect to see young ...


Keeping Austin Real

DJ uLOVEi: Creating and capturing the sights and sounds of Austin

By Veronica Castelo

If you are even remotely plugged into the "scene" in Austin, you have been touched by Miguel Angel. He's either taken your photo at an event or provided the ...


Supporting the Community

CultureMap and Cadillac take over Olive & June for a summer happy hour honoring Austin Involved

By Veronica Castelo

CultureMap and Cadillac teamed up to host the perfect summer happy hour at Olive and June Wednesday night. The event, part of CultureMap's Mixers on the Map series, showcased ...


Fitness Fun in the Sun

From margaritas to weirdos, check out 5 summer races worth the sweat

By Veronica Castelo

The scorching hot sun is no match for Austin's fitness community. Even in the dead of summer there are athletic events to keep you active and counteract those poolside ...


Caught on tape

Relive the CultureMap Close-Up Music Series with this special video

By Veronica Castelo

Relive the CultureMap Close-Up Music Series with this special video highlighting the great food, vibe and music showcased at the party held last Friday at Austin City Limits Live at ...


Can't stop smiling

Fans cut up in front of the camera at CultureMap's Close-Up Music Series

By Veronica Castelo

CultureMap fans proved they love to have fun and be silly last Friday night at the CultureMap Close-Up Music series presented by Cadillac at Austin City Limits Live at The ...


Tastemakers 2013

Chefs Bull, Gilmore and a room full of foodies gather to celebrate 2013 Tastemaker nominees

By Veronica Castelo

Sipping on green tea cocktails created by 2012 CultureMap Tastemaker Chauncy James, guests of Tuesday's Tastemaker nomination happy hour got a glimpse of what to expect at this year ...


deck the windows

Take a stroll through 2nd Street District, discover fairytale-inspired window displays

By Veronica Castelo

Take a stroll along 2nd Street and you'll find yourself in another world — a world where Little Red Riding Hood, Repunzel, and the Little Mermaid exist. The Downtown Austin ...


Get to know Austin

Welcome Formula 1 fans: Let ATXConcierge.com show you a good time in Austin

By Veronica Castelo

It's clear, based on the insane downtown traffic and the growing number of people with European accents ordering coffee at Austin Java, that many of the 300,000 visitors ...


Cocktails and Cadillacs

The All-New Cadillac ATS makes its debut in Austin at official launch party

By Veronica Castelo

It's not easy to squeeze the all-new Cadillac ATS into a bar in West Austin, but the team at Covert Cadillac managed to do it for their big launch ...


Music Matters

HAAM Benefit Day brings Austin together for a day of live music in unexpected places

By Veronica Castelo

Musicians in Austin must have felt the love on Tuesday. Businesses across the city donated 5 percent of their proceeds to support musicians' health, and people throughout the community reached ...


Running for a cause

CASA Superhero Run brings out Superman, Superwoman and lots of super cute kids

By Veronica Castelo

Holy Smokes, Batman! People living at the Mueller Development woke up to hundreds of superheroes running around their neighborhood Sunday morning. The threat of rain wasn't enough to keep ...


Fighting hate

See with your heart: Austin shows True Colors at Anti-Defamation League fundraiser

By Veronica Castelo

It's easy to understand why the Anti-Defamation League in Austin is able to attract such a great crowd year after year to their annual True Colors fundraiser. Their mission ...


Get involved

CultureMap launches Culture of Giving event series with a look at issues facing Austin youth

By Veronica Castelo

Austin is an awesome city but it's far from perfect. We face a multitude of issues — and I'm not just talking about the traffic. Homelessness, family violence, crime ...


Feel-good music

KP and the Boom Boom: Spreading world beats, love and neo-soul through Austin

By Veronica Castelo

Two months ago I made my first trip to the Continental Club for my first ever CD release party, which I'm sure is a sin given I've lived ...


Music making

Mixin' and Scratchin': Dub Academy keeps the art of DJing alive

By Veronica Castelo

It's hard to describe the energy you feel when you're dancing to music created by Barrington Miles, founder and owner of Dub Academy. His enthusiasm for producing music ...


Chill summer nights

Rooftop fun at AMOA-Arthouse

By Veronica Castelo

Ice cold drinks, live acoustic music and a gorgeous backdrop set the scene for a fun Wednesday night on the rooftop at the Jones Center. CultureMap hosted June's Rooftop ...


Inspiring Austin

Austin rallies to support cancer survivor's journey to the Ironman World Championship

By Veronica Castelo

Most people are annoyed with traffic, bills and all of life’s little challenges, but not Mike Thompson. “I embrace the things that annoy most people, because they remind me ...


That's Our City

The 10th Annual Keep Austin Weird Festival & 5k lives up to its name

By Veronica Castelo

People dressed up in fun and quirky costumes ran through the streets of downtown Austin Saturday night at the 10th Annual Keep Austin Weird 5k and Festival.  Runners endured the ...


Muscles everywhere

Six pack abs and rock hard bodies: Athletes fight to be Austin's fittest

By Veronica Castelo

As I walked around Camp Mabry Saturday during the 2012 Austin Fit Magazine Austin Fittest competition, I couldn't help but wonder how long I'd have to go without ...


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