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    Science on Screen: Songcatcher

    Presented by Austin Film Society at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    March 28, 2017


    DIRECTED BY MAGGIE GREENWALD

    Loosely based on the true story of a folk music historian, SONGCATCHER features Janet McTeer as fearless university professor Lily Penleric, who happens upon a significant discovery of early Scotch Irish folk ballads while visiting rural Appalachia. While she pursues her obsession to document as much music as she can, Lily discovers the significant plight of the ...more


    Meet the Author: Miles and Miles of Texas

    Presented by Austin History Center at Austin History Center, Austin

    April 1, 2017

    The Austin History Center invites you to an afternoon book discussion with Carol Dawson, Roger Polson, and Geoff Appold, authors of the recent book Miles and Miles of Texas: 100 Years of the...more

    HONK!TX

    Presented by HONK!TX at Pan Am Recreation Center, Austin

    March 31 - April 2, 2017

    HONK!TX is back for the seventh year!  Bands from across the country and world join Austin's brass band community for three days of unamplified musical performances. Fan favorite School...more

    Austin Short Short Fiction Festival #2

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    April 2, 2017

    Come celebrate Austin's popping short fiction scene at the AUSTIN SHORT SHORT FICTION FESTIVAL #2! 

    We had such a great time last year, we're doing it again! On Sunday, April 2,...more

    St. David’s Lenten Concerts at Noon: Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater

    Presented by St David’s Episcopal Church

    April 6, 2017

    At the Cross Her Vigil Keeping:
    Pergolesi’s Splendid Stabat Mater
    Mary Elizabeth Ashton, Soprano
    Will Konitzer, Alto
    with strings &...more

    5th Annual Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic

    Presented by Waller Creek Conservancy

    April 8, 2017

    Join Waller Creek Conservancy for the 5th Annual Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic at Palm Park on Saturday, April 8, starting at 6:30 pm. This community picnic is an Austin favorite, inviting everyone...more

    Piles, heaps and mounds: drawing exhibition by Elise Powell

    Presented by Big Medium

    March 24 - April 9, 2017

    Piles, heaps and mounds is a drawing exhibition by Elise Powell 

    Have you ever thought about what YOU can do for SOIL? Soil has a life, and we can help soil help us. Come to my...more

    Poetry on the Plaza

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center and Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    April 12, 2017

    Enjoy readings from narrative poems in the Harry Ransom Center's collections, inspired by the exhibition Stories to Tell: Selections from the Harry Ransom Center. 


    Sound in Sculpture

    Presented by Landmarks, the public art program of The University of Texas at Austin and Fusebox

    April 13, 2017

    Sound in Sculpture returns for a third year, once again as part of the dynamic, city-wide Fusebox Festival! This event showcases original music composed and performed by UT students inspired by...more

    Broadway Bank Presents The Cohen New Works Festival

    Presented by The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin - Winship Drama Building, Austin

    April 10 - April 14, 2017

    Presenting over 30 new works to more than 7,000 attendees in five days.

    The Cohen New Works Festival, presented by Broadway Bank, is a biennial, week-long showcase of new work created by...more

    Multiple Originals XX

    Presented by Women Printmakers of Austin

    March 11 - April 16, 2017

    Multiple Originals XX: 2017 Members Exhibition

    March 11 - April 16, 2017
    Bone Black Studio and Gallery
    916 Springdale Road
    Austin, TX
    Multiple Originals XX will...more

    "Doxology" Works by British Artist Rob Pepper

    Presented by Link & Pin

    March 24 - April 16, 2017

    Link & Pin presents Doxology, a series of large-scale conscious reflex drawings by British artist Rob Pepper.

    Website: ...more

    Beat the Rush: Peter Stopschinski

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    April 20, 2017

    Composer and multi-instrumentalist Peter Stopschinski presents a set of new music selected in conjunction with the Blanton’s collection of contemporary art.


    Perspectives: Javier Téllez

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    April 20, 2017

    Artist Javier Téllez speaks about his work and his video Letter on the Blind, which is currently on view at the Blanton.

    Funding provided by the Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation.


    Slow Looking

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    April 20, 2017

    Slow Looking features 30-minute conversations about a single work of art on view at the museum.


    Big Squeeze Finals – Austin

    Presented by Texas Folklife at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    April 22, 2017

    Big Squeeze 2017 Finals
    Saturday April 22, 2017 (1pm-5pm)
    Bullock Texas State History Museum 
    1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 

    Texas Folklife and...more

    19th Annual Butterfly Festival

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    April 22, 2017

    Fun for the entire family. Live release of 3500 butterflies (releases every 30 minutes throughout the day) –– Opening Ceremony with Flag Raising, Memorial Butterfly Release, Commemorative Air...more

    Earth Day ATX

    Presented by Earth Day ATX at Huston-Tillotson University, Austin

    April 22, 2017

    Earth Day Austin is the largest sustainability event in Central Texas. On April 22, 2017, thousands from the Austin Area and beyond will come to learn about conservation and sustainable solutions,...more

    A New History of the ‘First Photograph’

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    April 27, 2017

    Jessica S. McDonald, the Nancy Inman and Marlene Nathan Meyerson Curator of Photography, rethinks the historical moment, as well as the personal circumstance, shaping Helmut and Alison...more

    Wine Wednesday at Quattro Gatti Ristorante e Pizzeria!

    Presented by Quattro Gatti

    May 4, 2016 - May 3, 2017

    $5 wine and great company.
    Free parking on Congress after 6 pm
     


    Roots & Rhythms Weekly Residency

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms

    November 4, 2016 - May 19, 2017

    Roots & Rhythms will continue to offer a free, weekly drum program at Houston Elementary in Dove Springs for the 9th consecutive year!! Must be enrolled in the ACE Afterschool program...more

    Gallery Exhibit - Cowboys: East Germany

    Presented by Texas Folklife and German-Texan Heritage Society at Texas Folklife, Austin

    January 12 - May 31, 2017

    Gallery Exhibit - Cowboys: East Germany
    January 12, 2017 -  April 14, 2017
    Texas Folklife Gallery
    1708 Houston St.
    Austin, TX 78756
    FREE...more

    Stories to Tell: Selections from the Harry Ransom Center

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    February 6 - July 16, 2017

    The Harry Ransom Center presents stories of inspiration, adaptation, innovation, confrontation, collaboration, and frustration, selected from its extensive cultural collections. The Ransom...more

    Free Improv Mixer

    Presented by Merlin Works at Topfer Theater at ZACH Theater, Austin

    March 26 - August 27, 2017

    Merlin Works hosts free improv mixers on the fourth Sunday of every other month at the ZACH. The Mixer is a free, facilitated improv comedy jam intended to introduce new...more

    Threadgill's JATA Brunch

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop

    October 2, 2016 - September 17, 2017

    JATA (JAzz TAlent of Today and Tomorrow) is an opportunity for middle and high school jazz students to sit in with professional musicians from the Austin Jazz Workshop.  Join us to enjoy some...more

    JATA @ Central Market Westgate

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop at Central Market Cafe - Westgate, Austin

    October 23, 2016 - September 24, 2017

    JATA (JAzz TAlent of Today and Tomorrow) is an opportunity for middle and high school jazz students to sit in with professional musicians from the Austin Jazz Workshop.   Every fourth Sunday,...more

    Flora AR

    Presented by augzoo LLC

    February 13 - December 31, 2017

    “Flora AR” A Free Augmented Reality App

    Austin, TX:  augzoo LLC, an Austin-based software developer and publisher specializing in location-based Augmented Reality, announces...more

    Zilker Flyer, A Free Augmented Reality Kite Flying App

    Presented by augzoo LLC at Zilker Park, Austin

    March 26 - December 31, 2017

    "Zilker Flyer:” A Free Augmented Reality Kite Flying App

    Austin, TX:  augzoo LLC, an Austin-based software developer and publisher specializing in...more

    Weekly Viewing Party

    Presented by Austin Variety Show at Iron Gate Lounge, Austin

    Ongoing

    Austin's newest TV Show announces a weekly viewing party for fans every Sunday at Austin's coolest new lounge, Iron Gate on East 6th Street. The viewing party will begin at 10pm, an hour before...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

    Speaker Series with Brenda Chinnery-Allgeier

    Presented by Austin Planetarium at Opal Divine's Austin Grill - Marina, Austin

    Ongoing

    Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 5pm-9pm for our Speaker Series, presented at Opal Divine’s Marina location. Ever wonder why Dark Matter was important to our universe? How...more

    Southern Skies Social

    Presented by Austin Planetarium

    Ongoing

    On the last Wednesday from 5pm-9pm of every month at House Wine on 408 Josephine Street, so South Austinites can join in the fun without having to leave their neck-of-the-woods. Enjoy a savory...more

    East 12th Street, Return and Discover

    Presented by East 12th Street Business Corridor

    Ongoing

    The East 12th Street Business Corridor is hosting a district festival featuring food, family and fun. Come for historic talks, music, arts and crafts and more from 11am to 5pm on Saturday,...more

    POLKAPOCALYPSE!

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum and Texas Folklife at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    Ongoing

    The Third First Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE! is upon us! Four awesome Polka bands--including two Grammy (TM) winners--will rock the boots off your lederhosen with a crazy mix of Tejano, Czech, German,...more

    Texasnafas Presents Poet Teresa Roberson

    Presented by Texas Nafas at channelAustin Studios, Austin

    Ongoing

    Poet Teresa Roberson interviewed by Susan Summer and she reads many of her poems.

    This show will air in the month of October Channell 16 and 10 Time warner and Gerande.


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