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    Theater 13 Presents Spanish Dracula

    Presented by Mythmade Productions

    May 25, 2016

    In May a lot of Texans join the Cinco de Mayo celebration--even if they don't really know exactly what they're commemorating. (Mexicans defeated the French against the odds.) It's a time to embrace the food, the culture, the spirit of our Latin American brothers and sisters. The way we do that at Theater 13 is with a movie and a party!

    Join us for the obscure, but arguably superior, version of ...more


    High Noon Talk: Texas on the Table

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

    June 1, 2016

    With an abundance of locally grown meats and produce, artisanal cheeses, fresh seafood, and a burgeoning wine culture, it’s a great time to be a chef or home cook in...more

    AFS Presents New French Cinema: TWO BIRDS, ONE STONE (D'UNE PIERRE DEUX COUPS)

    Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin

    June 3, 2016

    The sibling dynamics of an enormous first generation Algerian-French family are tested when their 75-year-old mother goes on an unexpected journey. First feature film from writer-actress Fejria...more

    DOWNTOWN STREET FAIR - Buskers on Congress Street

    Presented by Austin Busker Project and Downtown Austin Alliance at Congress Avenue Bridge Bats, Austin

    April 1 - June 3, 2016

    Join the Austin Busker Project and the Downtown Austin Alliance every Friday starting April 1 through June 3 for a festival including food vendors, retailers, entertainers, artists and more! The...more

    Inspiro Fest

    Presented by B*TRU ARTS

    June 4, 2016

    Inspiro Fest is a family friendly, community based event featuring live performance art, artisans/vendors, musicians, and artists. Free event! Suggested donation of $5 earns a raffle ticket to...more

    School's Out for Summer!

    Presented by Texas Memorial Museum at Texas Memorial Museum, Austin

    June 4, 2016

    Celebrate the end of a successful school year with FREE admission to the museum for everyone!  Exhibits open 9 am to 5 pm.  Chat with a paleontologist and have your fossil finds...more

    H-E-B Free First Sunday: Museum Anniversary Celebration

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

    June 5, 2016

    Be part of the Bullock Museum's 15th anniversary in this day-long celebration featuring live music and performances, hands-on activities, and food and drink tastings. Enjoy FREE exhibition...more

    REPUBLIC OF TEXAS BIKER RALLY DOWNTOWN PARADE AND FREE CONCERT

    Presented by Roadway Productions

    June 10, 2016

    Motorcycles will travel down Congress Ave. from 11th street to the river and turn around and go back North, so you can see the bikes from both sides of the road. Viewing is a little better from...more

    Explore CTX

    Presented by Concordia University Texas

    June 10, 2016

    Explore CTX is our campus preview event that gives future students an opportunity to experience Concordia. Prospective students and families have the opportunity to explore campus, get answers to...more

    The Arkansaw Bear

    Presented by Austin Playhouse

    June 4 - June 10, 2016

    The Arkansaw Bear by Aurand Harris is an award-winning classic play that tells the story of a little girl named Tish, who has just discovered that her grandfather is dying. She runs...more

    Oscar Winners In Zilker Park

    Presented by Austin Civic Orchestra at Zilker Hillside Theatre, Austin

    June 10 - June 11, 2016

    There's nothing Austinites love more than music- played outdoors and in a scenic venue. That's why continue to present our ever-popular, free, two-night concert at the Sheffield Hillside Theater...more

    Summer Film Series: FILM (1965)

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    June 16, 2016

    Samuel Beckett's sole film project, FILM (1965), starred Buster Keaton and was directed by Alan Schneider. Recently restored, FILM will be followed by NOTFILM, a...more

    The Blanton’s Third Thursdays

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

    June 16, 2016

    Join us for art and activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday! Admission is free and the museum stays open through 9pm for a variety of exciting public programs. Check out the schedule...more

    In the Shadow of the Dome: Slave Life in Austin, Texas

    Presented by Austin History Center at Austin History Center, Austin

    June 21, 2016

    The Austin History Center invites you to In the Shadow of the Dome: Slave Life in Austin, Texas. Andres and Juanita Tijerina, currently at work on an upcoming book by the same title, will...more

    The Blanton’s Perspectives Lecture Series: Hao Sheng

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

    June 23, 2016

    Independent curator Hao Sheng discusses Xu Bing’s Book from the Sky.


    Art After Six @ The People's Gallery

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at Austin City Hall, Austin

    June 24, 2016

    Art After Six @ The People's Gallery

    June 24

    6-8 pm

    Austin City Hall, 301 W. 2nd Street

    Stop by The People's Gallery at City Hall for extended gallery hours and...more

    "Live Free with Guys" : YOUNGSONS

    Presented by Co-Lab Projects

    May 13 - June 24, 2016

    YOUNGSONS is the collaborative painting duo of Drew Liverman and Michael Ricioppo. Rather than work alongside one another and impose two contrasting sensibilities onto one canvas, the artists...more

    Shakespeare at Ramsey Park: The Winter's Tale

    Presented by Something for Nothing Theater

    June 9 - June 25, 2016

    Neighborhood favorite Something for Nothing Theater will celebrate its fifth anniversary by presenting Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale! The annual tradition of Shakespeare at Ramsey Park (4301...more

    The Austin Belly Dance Convention

    Presented by Amara Produces

    June 24 - June 26, 2016

    Come sparkle and dance with us ya’ll at the Austin Belly Dance Convention1

    Over 30 Belly Dance and Music Classes and Presentations with a variety of offerings to please all levels and...more

    Summer Film Series: Vaudeville and Vitaphone Shorts

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    June 30, 2016

    In the early days of talkies, Warner Brothers hired some of the top variety stars of the day to create "living sound" recordings of their acts. This "Vaudeville and Vitaphone" series of...more

    Nature Nights

    Presented by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin

    June 9 - June 30, 2016

    Nature Nights are fun-filled explorations of plants, animals and the ecology of Central Texas. Each Nature Night features interactive presentations, hikes with experts in their fields, book...more

    HEB AUSTIN SYMPHONY JULY 4TH CONCERT & FIREWORKS PRESENTED BY AT&T U-VERSE

    Presented by Roadway Productions at Auditorium Shores, Austin

    July 4, 2016

    Austin Symphony’s July 4th Concert and Fireworks is an Austin Tradition. Free Fireworks, and a Free Live performance for all central Texans. Great food and drinks, and a variety of local Arts...more

    Summer Film Series: Frida (2002)

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    July 14, 2016

    Salma Hayek stars as Frida Kahlo in the 2002 film Frida, directed by Julie Taymor. The Ransom Center's art collection includes Frida Kahlo's Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and...more

    ¡A Viva Voz! Celebration:

    Presented by Lozano Long Institute of Latin America Studies

    April 14 - July 15, 2016

    LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections proudly presents the 14th annual ¡A Viva Voz! Celebration of Latina/o Arts and Culture: “Historias/Viajes: A Conversation with Marta...more

    Art After Six @ The People's Gallery

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at Austin City Hall, Austin

    July 29, 2016

    Art After Six @ The People's Gallery

    July 29

    6-8 pm

    Austin City Hall, 301 W. 2nd Street

    Stop by The People's Gallery at City Hall for extended gallery hours and...more

    Exhibit at the Bass Concert

    Presented by Mobile Art Program at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    May 14 - August 6, 2016

    Art created by seniors participating in classes provided the Mobile Art Program will be on display May 14 - August 6 at the Univ. of Texas, Bass Concert Hall, ground floor. Since 2007 Mobile Art...more

    DJ Bling's Back 2 School Festival

    Presented by DJ Bling's Back 2 School Foundation and Austin Creative Alliance at Givens Recreation Center, Austin

    August 21, 2016

    DJ Bling's Back 2 School Festival is an effort to provide school supplies to less fortunate families in the Austin urban community during the school year. DJ Bling's Back 2 School Festival is a...more

    Art After Six @ The People's Gallery

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at Austin City Hall, Austin

    August 26, 2016

    Art After Six @ The People's Gallery

    August 26

    6-8 pm

    Austin City Hall, 301 W. 2nd Street

    Stop by The People's Gallery at City Hall for extended gallery hours and...more

    JUEGOS RANCHEROS

    Presented by JUEGOS RANCHEROS at The North Door, Austin

    June 2 - September 8, 2016

    JUEGOS RANCHEROS hosts regular meet-ups on the first Thursday of every month at The North Door to showcase & play the best in independent games both local & global.


    Community Night

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery, Austin

    September 30, 2015 - September 28, 2016

    Community Night is every Wednesday at the Thinkery! During these hours admission is by donation (suggested $1) but no one is turned away. Often during Community Nights we offer special...more

    Texas Gospel Exhibit - Now Showing Main Gallery

    Presented by Texas Music Museum at Texas Music Museum , Austin

    March 18 - September 30, 2016

    The Texas Music Museum’s 2016 Texas Gospel Spotlight exhibit celebrates artists and their music which have spiritually inspired Texans over many generations. Gospel Music became popular in the...more

    Texas Jazz, Hall Gallery

    Presented by Texas Music Museum at Texas Music Museum , Austin

    March 18 - December 11, 2016

    The Texas Music Museum’s 2016 Texas Jazz exhibit celebrates over sixty female and male Texan musicians and vocalists, their music and contribution to jazz.  Highlighted artists include the...more

    Contributions of East Austin-African American Musicians to Texas Music – Front Gallery

    Presented by Texas Music Museum at Texas Music Museum , Austin

    March 18 - December 31, 2016

    This exhibit, focused on East Austin’s African-American music history, explores the musical legacies of artists whose contributions help establish Austin as a “Live Music Capital of the...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
     


    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

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