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    Class: "Developing Characters: Make Readers Root for Your Protagonist" with Jennifer Ziegler

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    October 1, 2016

    “It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep up long enough to put down what he says and does.”

       ?William Faulkner

    There’s no way around it. As authors we have to fully get to know our characters -- better, even, than they know themselves. Well-developed ...more


    Moustapaha Madness

    Presented by DRUM the Program and The VORTEX

    October 3 - October 15, 2016

    Moustapha Bangoura is from Guinea West Africa. He danced with the national ballet of Guinea 'Les Ballet Africains' for 22 years. He is a great teacher, historian, dancer, and drummer a...more

    The 3rd Annual U.S. Africa Cultural Expo & Business Matchmaking Conference

    Presented by AFTV5

    October 13 - October 15, 2016

    AFTV5 & Its Strategic Partners

    This event will give US and Africa business owners the opportunity to explore new partnership for business ventures in Africa and as well as in the U.S....more

    Awesmic City Expo 2016

    Presented by Awesmic City Austin Texas, LLC and B*TRU ARTS at Palmer Events Center, Austin

    October 15 - October 16, 2016

    Awesmic City Expo 2016 - 3rd Annual at Palmer Events Center - 10 - 6 pm promoting arts, science, education and Holistic Health - The Theme is "Cultivating Cosmic Cultures Through Creativity" -...more

    MBPT Songwriter Workshop

    Presented by Music Business, Performance and Technology

    October 18, 2016

    Music Business, Performance and Technology presents a Songwriter Workshop. 

    Hoseted by Robert Skiles and Ray Lamanna.

     

    Emily Wolfe

    Emily is a former ACC...more

    Adult Classes Papier-maché Mini-Skeletons

    Presented by Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center., Austin

    October 11 - October 20, 2016

    Adult Classes

    Papier-maché Mini-Skeletons! 10/11-10/20 | Tuesdays & Thursdays | 6:30-8:30PM

    In this 4 day workshop learn to create a unique esqueleto, traditionally used to...more

    5th International Conference on Biometrics & Biostatistics

    Presented by conferenceseries.llc

    October 20 - October 21, 2016

    Biostatistics 2016  invites all the participants from all over the world to attend "5th International Conference on Biometrics & Biostatistics" during October 20-21, 2016...more

    Calaverita’s Glitter Tin Nichos

    Presented by Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center., Austin

    October 22, 2016

    Calaverita’s Glitter Tin Nichos | 10/22 | 1-3PM

    Nichos, small, hand-painted miniature and sacred shadow boxes, have been a long-standing folk tradition within Latin American,...more

    Class: "Jump Start Your Novel" with Sara Kocek

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    October 22, 2016

    Now more than ever, a strong opening is vital for a novel’s success. A manuscript has mere seconds in an agent’s hands, and in order to stand out from the hundreds of other submissions, the...more

    Vocal Master Class

    Presented by Austin Conservatory of Theater

    October 22, 2016


    OCTOBER 22nd: Master Classes
    Location: 3310 Red River
     
    Session 1: Booking Five Shows with One Song
    9 AM-10:30 PM FOR SINGERS IN GRADES 5-8 •...more

    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

    Class: Eudora Welty’s essay “Place in Fiction”

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    October 29, 2016

    In one of her best craft essays, Eudora Welty asks the question “What place has place in fiction?” It’s a question every fiction writer should ask themselves. Exploring setting can serve as...more

    Calder Kamin: Plastic Planet

    Presented by Women and Their Work at Women and Their Work, Austin

    October 1 - November 10, 2016

    Plastic is everywhere. Just how omnipresent it has become animates Plastic Planet, the ambitious new exhibition created by multi media artist, Calder Kamin. Not only just a physical object that...more

    Class: "Anatomy of a Chapter: Strategies for Structure Within a Novel" with Stephanie Noll

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas at St. Edwards University, Austin

    November 12, 2016


    When organizing a novel, writers have lots of strategies for structure at their disposal. Still, most novels are broken into chapters, and it can be challenging to figure out how to...more

    Class: "Anatomy of a Chapter: Strategies for Structure Within a Novel" with Stephanie Noll

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas at St. Edwards University, Austin

    November 12, 2016


    When organizing a novel, writers have lots of strategies for structure at their disposal. Still, most novels are broken into chapters, and it can be challenging to figure out how to...more

    Merlin Works Improv Singing 101

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Theatre, Austin

    September 28 - November 16, 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

    Merlin Works Improv 101

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Theatre, Austin

    September 29 - November 17, 2016

    Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

    Have fun and meet new friends while playing improv games and acting out scenes in a relaxed and safe environment. Learn the fundamentals of improvisation....more

    Class: "The Long Middle: What to Do Between Beginning and Ending a Novel" with Greg Garrett

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    November 19, 2016

    In any long form narrative, the biggest challenge often comes in writing Act Two, which many writers call "The Long Middle." In this class, writer and master teacher Greg Garrett will talk...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

    Curanderísmo| Indigenous Healing Workshops

    Presented by Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center., Austin

    August 20 - December 17, 2016

    Workshops
    August 20 |September 17 | October 15 November 19 | December 17
    Saturday | Sábados  1 - 4 pm
    Ages:  17+ 

    Discover and preserve the ancient...more

    LULAC Family Workshops

    Presented by Latinitas Magazine

    June 25, 2016 - January 28, 2017

    Chicas, parents, aunts and uncles and abuelos! The whole family is invited to our series of FREE workshops that will aim to connect the Latino community to technological resources...more

    LOVESTREAM

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

    June 16 - June 17, 2017

    LOVESTREAM is a global art celebration and we merged with Solstice Fest—TWO festivals for the price of one! Several Chakras around the world connected via live streaming to Austin. Austin will...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

    Master Gardener Series - Square Foot Gardening

    Presented by TreeHouse

    Ongoing

    Join Master Gardener Wayne Schirner at TreeHouse to learn all about Square Foot Gardening methods! As part of his certification requirement to become a Master Gardener, Wayne conducted an...more

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