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    You Are My Sunshine

    Presented by Austin Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    April 23 - April 26, 2017

    Austin Scottish Rite Theater presents

    You Are My Sunshine: a Kind of Love Story

    Austin, Texas – April 11, 2017

    Terry Galloway spent years living in silence, until technology in the form of a cochlear implant caught up with her. You Are My Sunshine is Terry’s comic, sometimes moving, sometimes profane exploration of what happened after she literally regained her ...more


    The Phantom of the Opera

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    April 19 - April 30, 2017

    Based on the classic novel Le Fantôme de L’Opéra by Gaston Leroux, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA tells the story of a masked figure who lurks beneath the catacombs of the Paris Opera House,...more

    Jungle Book: Jangal Ki Kahani

    Presented by Austin Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    April 1 - April 30, 2017

    Revisit Kipling’s original Jungle Book characters in this delightful mix of Bollywood and Classical style. Authentic South Asian music and dance enhance Austin Scottish Rite Theater’s newly...more

    THE HERD

    Presented by Jarrott Productions at Trinity Street Theatre, Austin

    April 6 - April 30, 2017

    Jarrott Productions, winner of the 2016 Central Texas Excellence in Theatre Award for “Best Production of a Play,” is pleased to announce that the Texas premiere of Rory Kinnear’s THE HERD...more

    DreamHack Austin

    Presented by DreamHack at Austin Convention Center, Austin

    April 28 - April 30, 2017

    WHAT IS DREAMHACK AUSTIN?

    DreamHack Austin is DreamHack’s second visit into America, again being hosted in Austin, Texas at the Austin Convention...more

    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers 40th Anniversary Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    May 2, 2017

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, one of the most iconic bands in American music history, have announced the first dates of their 40th Anniversary Tour with very special guest Gary Clark...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
     


    With Liberty and Justice for All Film Series: Naz & Maalik

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    May 4, 2017

    Jim Hodges’s sculpture With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress) is a pledge, a call to action, and a platform for dialogue. Join us we consider this public art in...more

    10th Annual HAAM Corporate Battle of the Bands

    Presented by The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians at The Moody Theater, Austin

    May 5, 2017

    Each year the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM), an organization that provides access to affordable healthcare for Austin's low-income working musicians, hosts a Corporate Battle of the...more

    iHeart Country Festival 2017

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    May 6, 2017

    For the fourth straight year, Country music's biggest superstars will perform at the Frank Erwin Center in a live celebration of all things country. The country music of the iHeartRadio app will...more

    Ivory Fantasy & Flamenco Passion

    Presented by Musical Connections and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    May 6, 2017

    Nina McIntire (Russia/Germany) completed her degree in Master of the Fine Arts at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow and at...more

    jj's Arcade

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

    April 14 - May 7, 2017

    In partnership with Teatro Vivo, ZACH Theatre brings you the world premiere of the bilingual production for youth audiences jj’s Arcade, starring rising young actors Diego...more

    Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival

    Presented by Rancho Alegre Radio at Stubb's Restaurant and Waller Creek Amphitheatre, Austin

    May 5 - May 7, 2017

    The Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival burst onto the Austin music scene in 2012 with a fresh take on conjunto, a traditional, accordion-driven Texas music form. 

    Presented by...more

    20th Cine Las Americas Film Festival

    Presented by Cine Las Americas at The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    May 3 - May 7, 2017

    The 20th Annual Cine Las Americas International Film Festival is scheduled for May 3 – 7, 2017, in Austin, TX. Films will be presented at partnership venues The Blanton Museum of...more

    ATC Member Event: Happy Hour

    Presented by Austin Technology Council

    May 11, 2017

    Join ATC community members for our ATC Member Happy Hour. ATC Happy Hours are our most casual events to help members build community, network, and socialize in a fun environment.


    With Liberty and Justice for All Film Series: Two Spirits

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    May 11, 2017

    Jim Hodges’s sculpture With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress) is a pledge, a call to action, and a platform for dialogue. Join us as we consider this work of art...more

    Momma's Boy

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    May 12, 2017

    The beautifully talented actress Robin Givens, actor Columbus Short from the #1 TV show Scandal, Nephew Tommy from The Steve Harvey Morning Show, iconic comedic actress Jackée...more

    In the Public Eye: New Work by Nathan “SLOKE” Nordstrom

    Presented by Austin Community College Art Department at Austin Community College Rio Grande Campus, Austin

    March 29 - May 14, 2017

    Austin Community College and the Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery are pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition of In the Public Eye: New Work by Nathan “SLOKE” Nordstrom, curated by...more

    Off The Wall

    Presented by Dance Waterloo and Tetractys

    May 13 - May 14, 2017

    Off The Wall is an unconventional concert of dance and percussive music performed in the deep bowl of Austin BMX Skate Park. Influenced by the rebounding sounds of wheels, Dance...more

    Unstoppable!

    Presented by SoundBeacon Entertainment at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    May 18 - May 19, 2017

    Following a wildly successful run in HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on NBC, Austin's own Tommy Martinez comes home.

    After graduating from Bowie High School in 2001, Tommy...more

    New Kids On The Block The Total Package Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    May 21, 2017

    NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK announced their 2017 headlining tour alongside Grammy Award-winning tour mates PAULA ABDUL and BOYZ II MEN. A follow-up to 2013’s hugely-successful Package Tour, the aptly...more

    With Liberty and Justice for All Film Series: The Watermelon Woman

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    May 25, 2017

    Jim Hodges’s sculpture With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress) is a pledge, a call to action, and a platform for dialogue. Join us we consider this work of art in...more

    Femme Film Fridays: Obvious Child

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

    June 9, 2017

    Join the Bullock Museum for a screening and conversation about Obvious Child as part of the Femme Film Fridays series, a film series highlighting the cinematic works of women, both behind and in...more

    Places and Perceptions: Surreal Works by Marlene Llanes

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

    April 13 - June 22, 2017

    Surreal works by artist Marlene Llanes at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. Opening reception is this Thursday, April 13, 6-8pm, inside the Sam Z. Coronado...more

    Summer Film Camp

    Presented by Austin Film Festival

    June 5 - July 28, 2017

    Our Summer Film Camp is all about storytelling. We encourage aspiring filmmakers ages 9-18 to find and tell their own stories. Then we teach them how to turn those stories into their very own...more

    J.Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    August 19, 2017

    Multi-platinum-selling artist J. Cole will hit the road for a 57-city world tour, which makes a stop in Austin on Saturday, Aug. 19. The North Carolina-bred Cole is touring in support of his...more

    Artisan Mercado on Congress & 5th

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

    May 20 - September 16, 2017

    Tourists as well as local residents can now shop for unique, handcrafted Latino gifts downtown at the Artisan Mercado on Congress and 5th Street from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every third Saturday...more

    Austin Film Festival & Conference

    Presented by Austin Film Festival at The Driskill Hotel, Austin

    October 26 - November 2, 2017

    Austin Film Festival & Conference showcases the very best that the city has to offer – convenient downtown venues, fun parties at Austin’s fine bars and restaurants, and community...more

    2CELLOS: The Score Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    November 3, 2017

    2CELLOS have forged a signature style that breaks down the boundaries between genres of music, from classical and film music to pop and rock. As impressive when playing Bach and Vivaldi as they...more

    Lady Gaga Joanne World Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    December 5, 2017

    Following an explosive Super Bowl performance, Grammy and Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee Lady Gaga announced her Joanne World Tour, coming to Austin on Dec. 5....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

    The Fancy Pants Mash Up

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    June 6, 2014 - May 1, 2020

    Sometimes the owners of the Hideout go on fancy trips. And sometimes, while on these fancy trips, they find something so delightful that they can’t help but bring it back to share with...more

    The Flying Theater Machine

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 25, 2014 - May 2, 2021

     Select Sundays in May & June, at the Hideout Theatre, Flying Theater Machine presents a hilarious and delightful family friendly improv show:...more

    Free Class

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    June 4, 2014 - May 21, 2022

    Curious about classes at the Hideout, but not quite ready to commit to six weeks and $189? Come check out a FREE sample of our classes.

    We’ll give you a low-pressure taste of the...more

    Pick Your Own Path

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    June 13, 2014 - November 11, 2022

    BEWARE AND WARNING!

    This show is different from all other shows.

     

     

    You the audience and YOU ALONE are in charge of what happens in the story.

    Do...more

    The Free Fringe

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 22, 2014 - May 24, 2024

    After a few drinks at the bar, improvisers are prone to saying things like “Wouldn’t it be crazy if…?” or “I just had the most insane idea for a show…”...more

    Maestro: Elimination-Style Improv Comedy

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 17, 2014 - May 25, 2024

    Every Saturday at 10:00 the Hideout presents twelve of Austin’s virtuoso improv comedians for a night of games and scenes based on audience suggestions — but only one of them will make...more

    The Weekender

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 25, 2014 - May 26, 2024

    Every Sunday night is a combination of Austin’s newest student performers and some of the most experienced troupes in town.  Get blown away by the raw, joyful energy of the...more

    The Big Bash

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 23, 2014 - May 31, 2024

    The Big Bash‘s all-star lineup of performers will kick off your weekend with games, scenes and improvised stories in the audience’s favorite genres. This show combines the very best...more

    PGraph Presents

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 23, 2014 - May 31, 2024

     

    Parallelogramophonograph (Kareem Badr, Kaci Beeler, Roy Janik, and Valerie Ward) has been performing together for over 8 years and 500 shows (and counting!).

    They specialize...more

    The Threefer

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    Ongoing

    The Threefer is absolutely the best way to get a sample of what Austin improv has to offer. Troupes from every improv theater in town converge to perform here every Thursday, for only three...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

    Alamo Drafthouse Unveils Signature Wine Line: "The Bottle of Wits"

    Presented by Alamo Drafthouse at Alamo Drafthouse - Downtown, Austin

    Ongoing

     Alamo Drafthouse is delighted to announce the launch of a signature wine inspired by THE PRINCESS BRIDE in honor of the 25th anniversary of the film. The name of this signature wine...more

    Femme Film Fridays: Middle of Nowhere

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

    Ongoing

    Join the Bullock Museum for a screening and conversation about Middle of Nowhere as part of the Femme Film Fridays series, a film series highlighting the cinematic works of women, both...more

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