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    Downtown Austin is the heart and soul of Central Texas. It is a welcoming community and a vibrant neighborhood for all. Downtown is our area’s cultural hub and a thriving business, government and residential center.

    Austin Film Festival Presents: Pitch Day

    Presented by Austin Film Festival

    July 23, 2017

    Join AFF for a day of pitching fun! Fine tune your pitch before you take on the big leagues at AFF 2017 with AFF’s Pitch day on Sunday, July 23rd. This workshop is great to practice an elevator-style pitch and can help writers to conquer their fears of public speaking and selling themselves. Start your day off with an intimate Pitch Workshop, next, enjoy a generous break – plenty of time to practice your ...more


    The Kindness of Strangers

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    July 22 - August 26, 2017

    The Kindness of Strangers is a journey through the lurid, steamy world of the American South in the style of one of America’s greatest playwrights: Tennessee Williams. Troubled men, spellbinding...more

    Once Upon a Whaaa?!

    Presented by Austin Scottish Rite Theater and The Hideout Theatre at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    August 5 - August 27, 2017

    Once Upon A Whaaa?!

    Ingredients:

    1 classic story, myth or fairy tale

    1 group of expert improvisors

    1 audience full of great ideas

    Combine all...more

    Janet Jackson STATE OF THE WORLD Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    September 10, 2017

    Global music icon, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner, and multi-platinum selling artist, the incomparable JANET JACKSON, will embark on a four-month North American tour this fall, making a stop at...more

    Artisan Mercado on Congress & 5th

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division and Mexic-Arte Museum

    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

    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

    Whiskies of the World: Austin, Texas

    Presented by Whiskies of the World

    September 16, 2017

    The Whiskies of the World gathers the world’s most fascinating distilled spirits along with their makers for an evening of sampling, learning and delicious spirited fun. Enjoy assorted...more

    Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic, presented by Frontier Communications

    Presented by Professional Bull Riders at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    September 16, 2017

    The world’s premier bull riding organization, PBR (Professional Bull Riders) began as a dream of 20 bull riders 24 years ago and is now a global sports phenomenon. On its elite Built Ford Tough...more

    Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic, presented by Frontier Communications

    Presented by Professional Bull Riders at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    September 17, 2017

    The world’s premier bull riding organization, PBR (Professional Bull Riders) began as a dream of 20 bull riders 24 years ago and is now a global sports phenomenon. On its elite Built Ford Tough...more

    Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull LIVE!

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    September 24, 2017

    One of the hottest tours of the summer will continue well into the fall when two of the most engaging live performers in music today, multi-platinum selling and Grammy Award-winning global...more

    Food for Thought | 22nd Annual Tasting Event

    Presented by Communities In Schools of Central Texas at Austin City Limits Live, Austin

    September 26, 2017

    Professional Janitorial Service and Samsung Austin Semiconductor present Food for Thought, a gourmet tasting event benefiting Communities In Schools, featuring 20 of Austin’s hottest...more

    Arcade Fire "Infinite Content" Tour with Wolf Parade

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    September 27, 2017

    Arcade Fire has announced their “Infinite Content” tour, which will make its way through North America starting Sept. 5 in Quebec City. The tour will make a stop at the Frank Erwin Center...more

    Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 2017 Runaway Train Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    October 24, 2017

    Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band, with special guest Nancy Wilson of Heart, will launch their 2017 North American Tour on Aug. 24. Arena and amphitheater dates are scheduled in Boston,...more

    Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 2017 Runaway Train Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    October 24, 2017

    Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band, with special guest Nancy Wilson of Heart, will launch their 2017 North American Tour on Aug. 24. Arena and amphitheater dates are scheduled in Boston,...more

    Halsey: Hopeless Fountain Kingdom Tour 2017

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    October 27, 2017

    Halsey announced her 2017 North American headline tour in support of her second full-length album, hopeless fountain kingdom, out June 2. Halsey’s eight-week tour kicks off Sept. 29,...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

    2CELLOS The Score Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    January 18, 2018

    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

    Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure: Austin

    Presented by Urban Adventure Quest

    July 14, 2017 - December 31, 2018

    Turn Austin into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from...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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