Birds Coming to East Sixth

3 02 2009

birds on sixthAs we’ve mentioned before, Birds is heading east! We’re really excited but learned that the best stylist in the world, Lori, will be staying at the Lamar Birds. Sad face emoticon goes here.

We didn’t know when/where/etc, but today we receive this update about their plans to move to East Sixth:

See you soon at a Birds near you. For all you Eastsiders, that shouldn’t be too long. Our new shop at 1107 E 6th will be open by the end of the month. Click the tape [to the left] to get a snapshot of where we’ll be.

Lone Star and Chocolate-y Other Beer for Everyone!

–DD





Robots + Pizza + Childhood Dreams

3 02 2009

Love, the Alamo. This Sunday, Feb. 8th, the Downtown Alamo will be showing something we’re not quite sure we understand, but really want to: The Rock-Afire Explosion Super Star Pizza Party!

rock afire explosion

Robots? Check.

Animatronic things that are not at Cabela’s? Check.

Meeting Billy Bob Bear? Hello!!! Check.

Live All-Animal Showbiz Pizza Tribute Band before the Show? Check!

All you can eat pizza? Double check (for you lacto-friendlies!!)

Hear it straight from the Alamo themselves:

This is the KING OF KONG for 2009. The story of a small-town car salesman, a struggling inventor and an animatronic rock band that quickly becomes an eccentric portrait of childhood memories, broken dreams and the resilience of the human spirit. For real.

Before you get too excited, know that the Second Sunday Sock Hop is also on this night! You can do it! Rally until Monday AM! Never go back to school/work/your life again!!

–DD





Second Sunday Sock Hop in February

2 02 2009

Our new love, Shangri-La, is hosting this month’s Second Sunday Sock Hop this Sunday evening, Feb 8th. Too much to decide from this evening between the Downtown Alamo’s The Rock-Afire Explosion Super Star Pizza Party (thanks, Cati!) and the L Word (thanks Tivo!).

second sunday sock hop feb 8 2009

–DD





BFFs Forevs at Birds

29 01 2009

First off, we want east side Birds! Stat!!

Second, bring these sexy drag queens to Sixth!

BFF Party at Birds on Burnet


BIRDS BARBERSHOP HOSTS “BFF” LADIES NIGHT, OFFERS LADYBIRD SPECIAL THIS FEBRUARY

Girlfriends get half off all February long with Birds Barbershop’s BFF referral program. To kick off this sweetheart promotion, the salon hosts its third Ladies Night on Friday, Feb. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m., this time with boy band karaoke hosted by drag queen diva Rebecca Havermeyer. Women can also indulge in complimentary chair massages by Massage Harmony, free nail adornment by Embellish, sweet treats from Sugartooth Bakery and girlie drinks by 42 Below Vodka. The first 50 guests receive gift bags stuffed with gift certificates and goodies galore. Deejay, BFF photo booth and plenty of pre-party good times to go around. Birds Barbershop @ 6800 Burnet Road. Visit birdsbarbershop.com for more details.

–DD





Twestival!

29 01 2009

austin twestival feb 12th

The name kinda reminds of us Festivus, but we’re very excited to hear about this oh-so-fun Austin Twestival party being put on in February. Details from our dear friend and twitter-lover, Logan:

One in six citizens of the world does not have clean drinking water. The lack of clean drinking water is the source of wars, famine, and disease, and now millions of Twitter users have decided to do something about it.

On February, 12, 2009, over 100 cities around the world are hosting “Twestivals”, which are meetings of Twitter* users to benefit charity: water. We are asking you to take part in this historic event by helping make Austin’s Twestival the most memorable and beneficial. ¬†Mashable is touting this as the world’s biggest Twitter-driven charity drive ever, and we would appreciate if you would take part.

What is Happening at Austin Twestival?

Raising money for people in need is a wonderful thing and we intend to show the world that Austin knows how to have a good time. We are meeting at Ace’s Lounge on Sixth Street at 8 pm. This venue fits 700 people in it and the manager Jason is doing everything to accommodate a successful event. What does this entail?

* A meeting of Austin’s most influential people in the tech, business, and philanthropic spaces.
* Entertainment in the form of sumo suit wrestling by party-goers.
* A performance by one of Austin’s premiere bands, T-Bird and the Breaks. This band came on the scene just last year and was already recognized by the Austin Music Awards as one of Austin’s Best New Bands and won accolades at ACL in the “Sound and the Jury” Awards. This will be one of their first performances of the songs from their new album,
* A presentation by Glimmer of Hope, a non-profit partner of charity:water that drills wells in Ethiopia.
* An internet livestream which will be broadcast with other notable worldwide Twestivals.
* A professional photo shoot of party-goers as well as onsite photographers.
* A silent auction and raffle to raise money.

The schedule is as follows:
8:00 Meet and mingle
8:50 A word from sponsors
9:00 Twestival Sumo Smackdown
10:00 Presentation by Glimmer of Hope
10:45 Performance by T-Bird and the Breaks

Ok, perhaps this is finallly our motivation to get on this twitter thing (and right before sxsw), yay! The party will be Thursday, Feb. 12th at Aces Lounge on E. 6th. Help the kids get water and see Logan in a very sexy Sumo costume–if this is wrong, then we don’t want to be right!





CD Release Party at The Peacock

27 01 2009

tribella cd release party jan 31 the peacock

Our main squeeze, The Peacock, is hosting the very lovely Tribella trio and Paige Lewis on Saturday, Jan. 31. We recommend the pear martini to accompany your listening pleasure. Aww, delightful!





Birds Barbershop is Hiring!

22 01 2009

All you stylist and aspiring reception’istas take note. One of the hippest salons around will be opening a 6th street location very soon. You guys should jump on this shit. Who doesn’t want to be able to go to Rio Rita or the Shangri-La on their lunch break!?

birds_header1Hello Hello Everyone-

Birds Barbershop is accepting applications for stylists and receptionists.
Our East 6th store is opening soon!

Please email resumes and references to…

maricela@birdsbarbershop.com

Thanks