Next week, Redbud Cafe will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th.
This Week: enjoy these spicey fireworks on your plate –
This Week’s Special
Each week we feature a special menu item. Check our menu board, or give us a call: 830.833.0202.
Look for our DAILY SPECIALS: We feature homemade soups and quiches, sandwiches and entrees, made fresh daily.
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Music this Weekend
Hear live music at Redbud Cafe on Friday and Saturday evenings. Redbud Cafe’s kitchen closes at 9:00pm both evenings; Drinks and bakery items served till 9:30 pm on Saturday evenings.
- Friday, June 30, 6:30pm – 9:00pm: Frank Iarossi
- rday, July 1, 7:00pm – 9:30pm:Erik Hokkanen
Art at Redbud Cafe
Our current show, Communicating in Color, features the artwork of
Meg LeCompte and Megan Lee
About the Artists:
Margaret (“Meg”) LeCompte was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and like many other Cajuns who came before her, she “got to Texas as fast as she could.” Meg’s early childhood was spent in Houston, but in 2006, she and her family made Austin their home. Meg faces unique challenges as a young woman with autism and limited language skills, but through art, she has found an expressive outlet. Meg takes great pride in her pieces: The process of creating brings her great excitement and joy, and she is often heard to remark, “Wow!” or “Cool!” as the development of her work progresses.
Due to her disability, Meg was not afforded the same opportunities for formal art instruction growing up. As she has matured and become an adult learner, Meg has pursued a variety of creative interests, from cross-stitch and knitting to music and piano. During the last year and a half, her weekly art classes have enriched her life tremendously. Her newfound skills have brought her greater focus and satisfaction, as well as a sense of competency and achievement not typically afforded individuals with autism. Through her art, Meg has gained a new dimension of expressive capabilities, allowing her true self to shine.
Megan Lee was born in Austin, Texas and is an adult with Autism. Although Megan has limited language skills, she is very competitive when playing video games and loves participating in Special Olympics in bowling, basketball and track.
Individuals with a disability are special. Special in that they have the biggest heart, happiest smile, and that overall positive attitude that is contagious. That is Megan Lee. She is a ray of sunshine.
Artwork includes acrylic paints, water color, pastel, color pencils, and clay pottery.
Reproduction of selected artwork on notecards available at Brieger Pottery
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Opening July 14, 2017 at Redbud Cafe:
The Big Bend of Texas – Photographs by Joe Trussell
photograph by Joe Trussell
July 14th, is the opening date for local photogarpher, Joe Trussell’s work at Redbud Cafe. There will be a meet-the-artist gathering from 5:30- 6:30pm on Friday, July 14, to mark the opening. Look for more stunning photos like this one in his collection of black and white photographs that cover a stretch of Big Bend country from Terlingua to Santa Elena Canyon.