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    Do512 & Alamo Drafthouse Present: "Sound & Cinema"

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    July 6 - August 17, 2016

    This 5-show series pairs live bands with classic Hollywood movies, and will take place on alternating Wednesdays all summer long on the beautiful lawn of the Long Center, with the downtown Austin skyline as the backdrop to the giant inflatable Alamo Drafthouse screen. All Sound & Cinema events are family-friendly and FREE! In addition to the featured entertainment, visitors can enjoy dining from food truck ...more


    MetaCartography #6

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

    July 29 - July 30, 2016

    Dearest Participants in Happiness is a Choice!

    We are the performance scientists known as Happiness is a Choice (HIAC). Our next public experiment will be Saturday, July 29th-30th at...more

    Texas Nafas presents Poet Jan Benson

    Presented by Texas Nafas at channelAustin Studios, Austin

    July 1 - July 31, 2016

    Poet Jan Benson interviewed by Susan Summer and she reads many of her Poems.


    2nd Annual VERGE Summer Art Show

    Presented by VERGE Art Events

    July 31, 2016

    The 2nd Annual VERGE Summer Art Show will be Sunday, July 31st, 2:00pm- 6:00pm at the Aveda Institute, 6001 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752.

     

    This...more

    Basics of Franchising

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

    August 2, 2016

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    Learn the basics of franchising and find the right franchise opportunities.
     


    POV SERIES: What Tomorrow Brings

    Presented by Austin Film Festival

    August 2, 2016

    Join us as we wrap up this year’s POV Series with What Tomorrow Brings.

    What Tomorrow Brings goes inside the very first girls’ school in a small Afghan village. Never before...more

    High Noon Talk: Journey Into Big Bend

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

    August 3, 2016

    Discover Big Bend's enduring legacy through the stories and photographs of one family. Join photographer Sarah Wilson, whose work is featured in the special exhibition Journey Into Big...more

    New music for Lounge Band with The Mood Illusion

    Presented by The Liminal Sound Series

    August 3, 2016

    The Mood Illusion will be playing new music for lounge band composed by Michael St Clair, Bob Hoffnar, Chris Lightcap and Ingebrigt Håker Flaten. This is a part of the Liminal Concert...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

    MBPT Open House and Orientation

    Presented by Music Business, Performance and Technology

    August 6, 2016

    MBPT Open House and Orientation is is a chance for anyone to explore the MBPT program.
    All our studio / Lab facilities will be on show, plus this is a great opportunity to meet the...more

    Bollywood Day

    Presented by Agni Entertainment and The Acro-Cats of Chicago in Austin at Texas Capitol , Austin

    August 6, 2016

    What’s the first thing that comes to mind when, you think of Bollywood? Bright costumes? The large groups of people breaking into spontaneous song and dance? All this and more will be happening,...more

    Texas Artist Series: Marshall Ford Swing Band

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

    August 9, 2016

    Explore the sound and history of western swing through a night of performance and conversation with the Marshall Ford Swing Band, a Hill Country favorite whose sound combines traditional...more

    Ballet Austin & the Long Center Present: "Rhythm on Stage"

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    June 30 - August 11, 2016

    Rhythm on Stage is back for its 5th year!  Join us for Austin’s only instructional dance series that invites you to take center stage in the Long Center’s Dell Hall. Come learn how to...more

    Transpositions

    Presented by Austin Community College Arts & Humanities Division

    August 11 - August 12, 2016

    Transpositions is an interdisciplinary evening showcasing collaborations between Austin Community College faculty and students from dance, music, drama, creative writing, art, RTF, and video game...more

    Long Center Presents: "Big Mega Workout"

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    July 23 - August 13, 2016

    Attention all boot campers! Leave your weights at home, and join Austinites from all over town for a fierce workout utilizing the grounds & architecture of the Long Center and grounds. All you...more

    Annual Unified Auditions - calling all auditors!

    Presented by Austin Creative Alliance and The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    August 14, 2016

    Calling Austin theatre companies! Austin Creative Alliance and The VORTEX will be hosting our Annual Unified Auditions. This event is designed to encourage collaboration among theater...more

    FRIDAY NIGHT FLIX: THE GOONIES

    Presented by Austin Film Festival

    August 19, 2016

    Join us on Friday, August 19th as we continue our Friday Night Flix series with the Lone Star Court featuring the 80’s classic The Goonies.

    A group of friends who call...more

    Bread & Butter

    Presented by ICOSA Collective

    July 29 - August 20, 2016

    In a city becoming prohibitively expensive, BREAD AND BUTTER celebrates the impulse to make art regardless of a guaranteed audience,

    BREAD & BUTTER

    July 29th to August...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

    Creative Arts Society Juried Fine Art Exhibition

    Presented by Link & Pin

    August 5 - August 28, 2016

    Creative Arts Society Juried Fine Art Exhibition Aug 5-28, 2016

    Reception Aug 13, Saturday 6 pm - 9 pm

    Free Admission

    Parking is free on the street

     


    Young Latino Artists 21: Amexican@

    Presented by Mexic-Arte Museum at Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin

    June 17 - August 28, 2016

    YLA 21: Amexican@
    June 18 – August 28, 2016 (Main Gallery)
    Guest Curator:  David “Shek” Vega

    Opening Reception
    Date:  Friday, June 17, 2016...more

    Changarrito Project: Selections from the Collection 2015-2016

    Presented by Mexic-Arte Museum at Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin

    June 17 - August 28, 2016

    Changarrito Project: Selections from the Collection 2015-2016
    June 18 – August 28, 2016 (Annex Gallery)

    Opening Reception
    Date:  Friday, June 17, 2016
    Time: ...more

    FREE Summer

    Presented by The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin

    June 17 - August 31, 2016

     FREE Summer at the UMLAUF! 

    June 1 - August 31, 2016

    Admission to the UMLAUF is FREE thanks to generous donors
    who gave to the UMLAUF through Amplify...more

    Splash Jam

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park at Milburn Park, Cedar Park

    September 4, 2016

    Splash Jam

    Date: September 4, 2016 
    Time: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Location: Milburn Park - 1901 Sun Chase Blvd.

    Washer tournament will begin at 4 pm.  Beginning at 5...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.


    Austin Museum Day at the Wildflower Center

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

    September 18, 2016

    Join us for activities all over the Center, from fun in the Luci and Ian Family Garden to a fall-blooming flowers garden tour. Meet one of our featured artists and view her nature paintings. Enjoy...more

    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

    30th Bydee Art Anniversary

    Presented by Bydee Art

    September 17 - September 30, 2016

    This exhibition is a retrospective of Brian “Bydeeman” Joseph's body of work as an artist for the last 30 years.  On display will be his very first painting, “de bydee man is coming,”...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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