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AVA Fest Launch Party
Thursday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m.
at The Belmont in ,

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Thursday, November 15
at 6:00 p.m. at The Belmont
in ,
Tickets: $25 - $950
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305 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Visual Art | Live Re-enactment | Live Music | Poetry | Dance | DJ | Comedy | Keynote and Guest Speakers | Interactive Art | Live & Silent Auction | Soldiers from History

GA ($25) - General Admission

The Fun One ($60) - 2 Complementary Drink Tickets and Giveaways

VIP ($200) - Sponsored Bar, Private Art Performances, Giveaways

Special Guest & Miss Texas USA


The Veteran Suicide Prevention Channel (VSPChannel), a nonprofit 501c3 veteran wellness organization, is hosting this Launch Party & Fundraiser for the Austin Veteran Arts Festival (AVA Fest) on Thursday November 15, 2018 in Austin, Texas at the Belmont from 6-11pm.

The What.

6:00-7:00 pm Soldier Songs and Voices & America the Beautiful or National Anthem

7:00 - 7:10pm Ms. Texas Chesney Berzins and Glenn Speech

7:10-7:40 pm - Warrior Chorus

Bart Pitchford - Warrior Chorus - Sound Piece w/ images

Gianna Rose - Warrior Chorus - Sculpture

Terry Orr - Warrior Chorus - Martial Arts Performance w/ swords

Brian Bowers - Warrior Chorus - Spoken word

Meagan Bennett - Warrior Chorus - Music Acoustic guitar

Glenn Towery - Warrior Chorus - Musical Piece - with music

James Burnside - Warrior Chorus - Spoken monologue - Projector

7:40 - 8:00pm - Soldier Songs and Voices

8:00 - 8:05pm - NeoSoul Poetry

8:05 - 8:20pm - Luster Talent - James Ethington

8:20 - 8:25pm - Kristine Tidwell - Poetry

8:25 - 8:45pm - Soldier Songs and Voices

8:45- 8:50 pm - NeoSoul Poetry

8:50-9:10pm - Live Auction

9:10 - 9:15pm - Aerialist | Acrobat Performance - Caty Mae

9:15 - 9:35pm - Soldier Songs and Voices

9:35 - 9:55pm - Luster Talent - Courtney Johnson

10:00pm - 10:35pm - Soldier Songs and Voices

10:30 - 10:45pm Luster Talent - Moana Tela

10:45-11:00 Group Soldier Songs and Voices

End - Closing Remarks ✌


Visual Art curated by VSA Texas

Reggie Colas

Carol Gonzales

Kelly Lopez

Juanita Towery

Glenn Towery

Peter Buotte

Reji Thomas

Music by Soldier Songs and Voices and Luster Talent

Poetry by Poetry Slam Inc

Theatre performances by Canopy Theater and Warrior Chorus

Performances by Caty Mae  

Dance Performance by TACET

Live Auction by Astounding Auctions

Parking: Street parking or there is a paid parking lot in the old post office one block west of The Belmont on Guadalupe St. between 5th and 6th. Keep in mind that paid street parking is usually limited to four hours at a time so you may need to 'feed the meter' periodically.

The Veteran Suicide Prevention Channel:

The Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel (VSPChannel) operates as a nonprofit wellness channel for veterans and their family members. As a 501c3 organization that was founded in January of 2015, the VSPChannel was specifically founded to prevent veteran suicides by promoting wellness to the veteran community in America. In order to achieve this goal the VSPChannel operates its online channel 24 hours a day, 7 days a week providing online mindfulness, wellness information, resources by broadcasting positive shows and messages and creates special programs to support its mission and goals.

The VSPChannel has been endorsed by the VFW, DAV, AMVETS, NABVETS and the Military Order of the Purple Heart organization and more. The organization is the creator of the AVAFEST in Austin, Texas.


The Why.

To address the health of veterans through the expression of art, allowing a public appreciation of our veterans creativity and service to our nation.