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    Roadmap to Success: How to Write a Business Plan

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin

    September 16, 2014

    2 Part: 9/16, 9/18. You would never start out on a long road trip with no directions, so why would you start your business with no map to take you where you want to go? This course provides a practical, step-by-step instruction in how to develop a business plan for a small start-up business or the expansion of an existing business. Upon completion, a business plan can be submitted to a financial institution or ...more


    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    September 23, 2014

    MUST REGISTER! BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview to opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. This course provides information on...more

    Austin Event Ready - Making sense of special events permitting

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    September 25, 2014

    Getting Connected 2014 Session. Austin is host to an increasing number of festivals and events spurring opportunities for small businesses offering their own special events and activities during...more

    Learn Two Step, Swing, Salsa and more at Newcomer Night!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (Lakeway)

    August 21 - September 25, 2014

    In this drop-in class, you’ll be introduced to the basic steps of two popular dances! Come on your own, bring a friend, or make it a date night with your sweetie. No experience or partner...more

    Business Solutions to Help Grow Your Business with Skilled Employees

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    September 25, 2014

    Getting Connected 2014 Session. Learn about the no-cost programs and services offered to help local companies find, hire, train, and retain skilled workers. Presenter: Leslie Puckett, Workforce...more

    Creative Funding Options for Small Business

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    September 25, 2014

    Getting Connected 2014 Session. Finding traditional funding for your small business isn’t always easy. Learn about non-traditional funding options for your start-up or expanding business as...more

    Expanding Your Portfolio - Building a Sustainable Arts Career

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    September 25, 2014

    Getting Connected 2014 Session. For many artists, building a sustainable life means balancing different sources of income in both the non-profit and for-profit realms. Our expert panel will talk...more

    Exporting Tips for Small Business

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    September 25, 2014

    Getting Connected 2014 Session. Exporting can be a powerful means of revenue and expansion for a small business. Discover the keys to success as an exporter and find out who can help. Highlights...more

    Getting Connected featuring a Governor's Small Business Forum

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Palmer Events Center

    September 25, 2014

    Open to the public! Your best chance to find the help you’ve been searching for at Austin’s largest collection of resources and support for your small business. Anyone with a business...more

    How to Write a Winning Government Proposal

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    September 25, 2014

    Getting Connected 2014 Session. This seminar will focus on the information vendors need to prepare a response to a governmental entity request for proposal (RFP); how RFP evaluations are...more

    Owning Your Web Presence - The importance of online listings, reviews and social media

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    September 25, 2014

    Getting Connected 2014 Session. The increasing power of the Internet to affect your business should not be ignored. From online listings and reviews to social media, maps and more - chances are...more

    Learn Two Step, Swing, Salsa and more at Newcomer Night!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (South Austin)

    August 22 - September 26, 2014

     In this drop-in class, you’ll be introduced to the basic steps of two popular dances! Come on your own, bring a friend, or make it a date night with your sweetie. No experience or...more

    Get fit at Ballroom Bootcamp

    Presented by Go Dance Studio at Go Dance Studio

    September 27, 2014

     Looking for a great workout but hate the gym?

    Go Dance instructor Hilary Carlson will show you solo drills and exercises that will benefit your dance technique and give you a...more

    Wedding Dance Workshop - Perfect for engaged couples!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (South Austin)

    September 27, 2014

    Your first dance should be as special as your wedding day! Our professional dance instructors help hundreds of wedding couples perfect their first dance each year.

    In this 90-minute...more

    Open House - Free classes in Two Step, Swing, Salsa & more!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio at Go Dance Studio

    September 27, 2014

    Join us for a free celebration of social dancing and learn the basic steps to three of the most popular dances! Take one, two, or all three classes -- no partner or experience required.

    We...more

    Open House - Free classes in Two Step, Swing, Salsa & more!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (South Austin)

    September 27, 2014

     Join us for a free celebration of social dancing and learn the basic steps to three of the most popular dances! Take one, two, or all three classes -- no partner or experience...more

    Open House - Free classes in Two Step, Swing, Salsa & more!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (Lakeway)

    September 27, 2014

    Join us for a free celebration of social dancing and learn the basic steps to three of the most popular dances! Take one, two, or all three classes -- no partner or experience required.

    We...more

    September ShakeDown!

    Presented by Dancers Workshop - Austin Dance Studio at Dancers Workshop Studios

    September 27, 2014

     Heels, Hip Hop & Jazz Funk!!!!
    It is that time of year again, September Shakedown is just about a month away! We are incredibly excited to announce our 2014 SS faculty, all flown...more

    Learn Two Step, Swing, Salsa and more at Newcomer Night!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio at Go Dance Studio

    August 23 - September 28, 2014

     In this drop-in class, you’ll be introduced to the basic steps of two popular dances! Come on your own, bring a friend, or make it a date night with your sweetie. No experience or...more

    Improv 101: Self-Expression & Self-Empowerment

    at The Institution Theater

    August 11 - September 29, 2014

    You are capable of more creativity than you realize. This class helps you let loose and get around the fears that might get in your way. Through acting exercises and improv games played in a safe...more

    Intro to Improv Class

    at ColdTowne Theater

    August 4 - September 29, 2014

    Learn the basic fundamentals of improv comedy and meet cool new people in the process.

    Our courses are designed to help students unlock their inner creativity in a fun and supportive...more

    QuickBooks - Introduction

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin

    October 3, 2014

    Whether you are a brand new user looking to master the fundamentals of QuickBooks, or an existing user wishing to take your QuickBooks knowledge to another level, the QuickBooks Basic seminar can...more

    QuickBooks - Introduction

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin

    October 3, 2014

     Whether you are a brand new user looking to master the fundamentals of QuickBooks, or an existing user wishing to take your QuickBooks knowledge to another level, the QuickBooks Basic...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- Glow in the Dark!

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    October 5, 2014

    See excerpts from Not Afraid of the Dark - The Show That Glows!, learn a glow-in-the-dark movement phrase, and capture your shadow on a screen with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Please bring...more

    Surface Design Basics

    Presented by Dougherty Arts Center

    September 9, 2016 - October 14, 2014

    If you've ever wondered how artists create depth, glorious color, and amazing visual texture on fabric, this hands-on class is for you! Students will learn basic surface design techniques from...more

    Fall Body - Body Burn Workout

    Presented by Ballet Austin's Butler Community School at Ballet Austin

    September 9 - October 14, 2014

    This is the time to get your body in shape for the holidays ahead. Whether you want to get ahead of the holiday eating or want that toned shape for the holiday little black dress, this workout is...more

    Austin Arts and Service Celebration

    Presented by Veteran Artists Program at Austin Community College - Eastview Campus

    October 19 - October 24, 2014

    This week-long event provides professional and educational opportunities for veterans and military family members interested in pursuing the arts and creative industries in five disciplines:...more

    Radical Embodiment Retreat

    Presented by Ancient Yoga Center

    November 7 - November 9, 2014

     During this retreat, you will be invited into the recognition of the sacredness of every single moment, every shadow, every hidden gift of the soul, and every emotional trigger. You will...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- The Nutcracker

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    November 16, 2014

    See excerpts from Austin's Holiday Tradition, Ballet Austin's The Nutcracker, and learn a movement phrase with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Sessions A and B are identical....more

    Family Improv Class (with 6 – 10 year olds)

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Theatre

    September 28 - November 16, 2014

    Build skills of confidence, risk taking, letting go of mistakes, and being more present–as a family. Now everyone can get in on the fun with this improv comedy class for parents and kids to...more

    Improvised Singing 101: Improvised Songs

    Presented by Merlin Works and ZACH Theatre at ZACH Theatre

    September 30 - November 18, 2014

     Have fun making up your own songs with a live musical improviser every week. We will cover topics such as rhyming, song structure, song styles, song presentation, lyrics, duets, short form...more

    Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

    Presented by Merlin Works and ZACH Theatre at Zach Scott Kleberg Stage

    October 1 - November 19, 2014

    Learn the fundamentals of improvisation. The class’s interactive exercises build listening and communication skills, heighten awareness and teach you how to be more playful, spontaneous and...more

    Videodance™ - RUN THE WORLD by Beyoncé

    Presented by Ballet Austin's Butler Community School at Ballet Austin

    November 11 - November 25, 2014

     Not a dance technique class, but rather, Videodance focuses on 'workshopping dance'. Experience what it's like to put together a music video and dance it out with crowd!...more

    Merlin Works Improv Mixer (Free!)

    Presented by Merlin Works at The Long Center for the Performing Arts

    January 4 - December 6, 2014

    Merlin Works hosts monthly improv mixers first Saturdays 2pm – 4pm at The Long Center. The Mixer is a free, facilitated improv comedy jam intended to introduce the joy of improv to new...more

    Little Wing Music Classes

    Presented by Little Wing of Austin

    September 4 - December 18, 2014

     PUBLIC Little Wing class for ages 3.5 - 5. Held at Toybrary on Thursdays at 4:30 pm. Open to the public. Membership plan; First class free!

    Little Wing provides Music education for...more

    Life Drawing Program

    Presented by Austin Art Space Gallery & Studios at Auditorium Shores

    July 7, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    Learn how to draw and paint with diffrent materials, using diffrent techniques to draw and panit life-like works of art!


    Family Dance Workshop -- A Journey Through Dance

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    January 25, 2015

    See works from multiple dance genres  such as ballet, jazz, musical theatre, and modern, and learn a movement phrase with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Recommended for ages 3 to 12 years...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- Swan Lake

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    April 26, 2015

    See excerpts from Ballet Austin's iconic Swan Lake and learn a movement phrase with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Recommended for ages 3 to 12 years old.


    Storytime Art

    July 18, 2014 - July 15, 2016

    Storytime Art, or StArt! is a great opportunity for your young child to experience art! Storytimes are geared to the 3 – 5 year old preschooler, but some projects could easily translate into...more

    Art & Soul Austin

    Presented by Art & Soul Austin

    January 10, 2010 - October 15, 2016

    Traveling Art Enrichment Classes for ages 3-10 years old. Group art classes,Art Birthday Parties, and private lessons available.


    Hatha Yoga

    Presented by Love Yoga Coop at Love Yoga Coop

    January 13, 2010 - on going

    Calling all artists, musicians, dancers, writers, actors, teachers, and conspirers!

    Looking to get in shape this year? Start by re-connecting to your creative self!

    This class is set...more

    Body Choir

    Presented by Galaxy Dance Studios at Galaxy Dance Studios

    December 20, 2009 - on going

    BodyChoir is an introspective and interpersonally-guided educational experience, inspired by the foundational work of Gabrielle Roth's 5 Rhythms™ practice. Our doors are open to everyone...more

    Improv, Standup, Writing and Sketch Comedy Classes

    Presented by The New Movement at The New Movement

    October 31, 2009 - on going

    The New Movement is the only venue in Austin dedicated solely to studying the comedic process – our teachers have jump-started the careers of hundreds of performers, come see why! Our...more

    Improv Zero-Free Intro Class

    Presented by The New Movement

    June 1, 2013 - on going

    It certainly seems that taking an improv comedy class would be nerve racking. We understand you may want to test drive before you sign up, that’s why we offer our FREE Improv Zero class...more

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