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    MetaCartography #3 {an iterative mindmapping installation}

    Presented by dystheatre and The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 13, 2016

    Dearest Participants in Happiness is a Choice!


    Our next public experiment will be Saturday, February 13th from 6pm to 1am at The Institution Theater, interrupted briefly by the purest form of improvised brainstorming entertainment, TARANTULA - Dynamic Improv ...more


    "How to Make Writing Your Day Job" with Shennandoah Goodson

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    February 20, 2016

    We all dream of the day we can quit our “real” jobs and write full time. But did you know that you could make a living writing full time, no book deal required? That’s because the rise of...more

    2016 OUTsider Festival

    Presented by OUTsider Film & Arts Festival at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin

    February 17 - February 21, 2016

    OUTsider, the Austin-based non-profit arts festival and conference celebrating the LGBTQI creative community, returns for its second season Feb. 17 - 21. The festival will feature five days...more

    Visiting Artist Francine Affourtit: Collaborative Relief Printmaking - Working Large

    Presented by Women Printmakers of Austin

    February 21, 2016

    Collaborative Relief Printmaking - Working Large

    Developing large-scale works can be a daunting task. This workshop will teach you the process of producing...more

    Central Texas African American Family Support Conference

    Presented by Austin Travis County Integral Care at The Renaissance Hotel, Austin

    December 18, 2015 - February 26, 2016

    The 2016 Central Texas African American Family Support Conference is Feb 25 & 26 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel. Keynote speakers include Hakeem Rahim, Terrie M. Williams and Dr. Napoleon...more

    Central Texas African American Family Support Conference

    Presented by Austin Travis County Integral Care at The Renaissance Hotel, Austin

    February 25 - February 26, 2016

    The 2016 Central Texas African American Family Support Conference is Feb 25 & 26 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel. Keynote speakers include Hakeem Rahim, Terrie M. Williams and Dr. Napoleon...more

    "How to Make the Most of a Moment: Narrative Deceleration"

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    February 27, 2016

    Everyone loves a car chase. Or an avalanche. Or any rapid-fire action that causes readers to turn pages at warp speed. But sometimes a narrative needs to get out of the express lane and allow...more

    "How to Make the Most of a Moment: Narrative Deceleration" with Marian Szczepanski

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    February 27, 2016

    Everyone loves a car chase. Or an avalanche. Or any rapid-fire action that causes readers to turn pages at warp speed. But sometimes a narrative needs to get out of the express lane and allow...more

    Beginning Improvised Singing 101 Class

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Theatre, Austin

    January 10 - February 28, 2016

    Improvised Singing 101: Improvised Songs

    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,...more

    Austin Summer Camp Fair

    Presented by Nurture My Child at Norris Conference Center, Austin

    February 28, 2016

    Come speak with over 70 camps from all over -- from Austin to Ontario! There's something for everyone, including STEM, art, theater, sports, creative writing, robotics and much more! ...more

    Beginning Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Theatre, Austin

    January 11 - February 29, 2016

    Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

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

    The Tax Man Cometh: Business Tax Obligations

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

    March 1, 2016

    REGISTER NOW!

    Preparation of business tax returns can be very complex in light of the ever-changing tax laws. This class, "The Tax Man Cometh: Business Tax Obligations" can help your...more

    What is a Marketing Plan and Why Your Business Needs One

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

    March 2, 2016

    REGISTER NOW!

    Developing a thorough marketing plan for a small business startup or expansion is vital to the success of any business. Once complete, a marketing plan becomes a work in...more

    Settings Goals for Small Business Excellence

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

    March 3, 2016

    MUST REGISTER!

    Setting Goals for Small Business Excellence provides a hands-on, step-by-step instructions for establishing goals and strategies, defining core values. The purpose of this...more

    Cooking Together for Yogis: The Practice of Food and Yoga - 40 hour Immersion

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    January 16 - March 6, 2016

    AN EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN YOGA YOGA AND
    THE NATURAL EPICUREAN ACADEMY OF CULINARY ARTS

    A unique curriculum that combines the principles of Ayurveda for
    both...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

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

    February 8 - March 8, 2016

    MUST REGISTER!

    BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview of opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. In this session, you will be...more

    Roadmap to Success: How to Write a Business Plan

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

    March 10, 2016

    REGISTER NOW for this Full-Day Class!

    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?...more

    Quickbooks - Introduction

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

    March 11, 2016

    MUST REGISTER!

    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...more

    Quickbooks - Advanced

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

    March 15, 2016

    MUST REGISTER!

    Now that you've mastered the processes of entering sales, expenses, payroll, sales tax and inventory, it's time to take your QuickBooks usage to the next level. The...more

    Small Business Program

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    March 16, 2016

    MUST REGISTER!

    BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview of opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. In this session, you will be...more

    Pieces Of The Puzzle : "If I Were In Charge"

    Presented by Latinas Unidas Por El Arte (LUPE Arte)

    March 14 - March 18, 2016

    LUPE Arte & The Edge of Imagination Station present "Pieces of the Puzzule - If I Were In Charge" a multi-media workshop. During the week long workshop students will

    *...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

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

    March 22, 2016

    REGISTER NOW!

    Google: Make Sure Your Customers Can Find You! provides hands-on, step-by-step instructions for getting websites found through high ranking on Google and other search...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

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

    April 5, 2016

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview of opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. In this session,...more

    High-Impact Marketing: 10 Low-Cost Strategies for Big Sales

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

    May 3, 2016

    REGISTER NOW!
     

    High-Impact Marketing: 10 Low-Cost Strategies for Big Sales Returns provides practical, step-by-step instruction in how to use low-budget marketing techniques to...more

    ROOTS & RHYTHMS PRESENTS: FREE African Dance Workshops w/JeanClaude Lessou

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms

    January 26 - May 17, 2016

    Come one, come all to our free, community, monthly African Dance series at Houston Elementary...all ages, no experience required...and LIVE DRUMS...bring yo granny, tell yo friends!!! See you on...more

    Int/adv contemporary dance class

    Presented by Ellen Bartel Dance Collective

    January 13 - May 18, 2016

    Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm $12.00 cash or ck only (will have cash on hand for change) ongoing from Jan 13-May 18. Please share.

    The techniques that I work with in class are a...more

    Afterschool Steelband Classes

    Presented by Austin Community Steelband

    October 1, 2015 - May 26, 2016

    Afterschool Steelband Classes
    Ages 7 years - 17 years
    4:00p - 5:30p  Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Learn to play Steelpan and perform, solo...more

    Adult Steelpan Classes

    Presented by Austin Community Steelband

    October 1, 2015 - May 26, 2016

    Adult Steelband Classes
    18 yrs and up
    7:00p Thursdays
    Learn to play Steelpan and perform, solo and within Steelband
    All steelpan instruments and...more

    Blue Lapis Light Aerial Dance Classes

    Presented by Blue Lapis Light at Blue Lapis Light Studio, Austin

    January 18 - June 1, 2016

    We offer aerial silk classes to our community and visiting artists. Throughout the year, our dance classes provide a unique challenge and offer a creative way for students to develop strength and...more

    Settings Goals for Small Business Excellence

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

    June 1, 2016

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    Setting Goals for Small Business Excellence provides a hands-on, step-by-step instructions for establishing goals and strategies, defining core values. The...more

    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

    LOVESTREAM

    Presented by special events live at Pan Am Recreation Center, Austin

    September 1 - September 3, 2016

    LOVESTREAM is a global art celebration. Several Chakras around the world connected via live streaming to Austin. Austin will have club dates and a central concert at Pan Am Park (3rd and Chicon)...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.


    FREE Improv Mixers

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Theatre, Austin

    February 28 - October 23, 2016

    Improv Mixer (Free!)

    Merlin Works hosts monthly improv mixers fourth Sundays 4pm – 6pm at The ZACH. The Mixer is  a free, facilitated improv comedy jam intended...more

    Free Open Warm-up Jams

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Whisenhunt Stage, Austin

    March 13 - November 20, 2016

    Free Open Warmup Jam

    Join the cast of our Second Sunday Improv Show in fun warm up improv games. An instructor leads group and paired activities to give you a taste of the improv...more

    Improv, Standup, Writing and Sketch Comedy Classes

    Presented by The New Movement at The New Movement, Austin

    Ongoing

    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

    Body Choir

    Presented by Galaxy Dance Studios at Galaxy Dance Studios, Austin

    Ongoing

    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 Zero-Free Intro Class

    Presented by The New Movement

    Ongoing

    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

    Hatha Yoga

    Presented by Love Yoga Coop at Love Yoga Coop, Austin

    Ongoing

    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

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