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    POETRY & LITERATURE

    HUNGER

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    August 27 - September 5, 2015

    Hunger: Spokenword artist Ebony Stewart examines Hunger in her new one-woman show, premiering for two weeks only at The VORTEX. With a decade of experience in spoken word, slam poetry, and performance, Stewart has established herself as a vital voice in American theatre. Stewart has been touring professionally around the U.S. and now returns to Austin to roar her truth with this unapologetic cascade of poetry and ...more


    Compassion Games for Peace

    Presented by Compassionate Communities Austin at Multiple Locations, Austin

    September 11 - September 21, 2015

    Play inspires us — throughout our lives —  to joyfully connect with one another and our precious planet. Playing together, we can explore new heights of creativity and learning, while we...more

    Terrazas Library Celebrates Peace Day

    Presented by SICA and Austin Public Library

    September 11 - September 21, 2015

    Austin Public Library, Terrazas Branch, will feature an ungoing display of relevant books as well as an interactive community bulletin oard and tabel where people can post their own...more

    The Whirling Dervishes

    Presented by Dialogue Institute of the Soithwest at Riverbend Centre, Austin

    September 25, 2015

     Live Performance of the Whirling Dervishes from Konya and Turkish Sufi Music Ensemble


    Hands Up Hoodies Down

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    September 17 - September 26, 2015

    “Hands Up Hoodies Down blends slam poetry, music, rap, movement, and improvisation together for a poignant piece with a message as loud and clear as the chants at rallies nationwide:...more

    "Playing with Time: Planning Your Story from Past to Future" with Greg Garrett

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas at St. Edwards University, Austin

    September 26, 2015

    Storytellers (including fiction writers, memoirists, and dramatic writers) know that our characters are shaped by their past experiences--and that they live in hope and fear of possible...more

    Sehr Flash: Fiction Becomes Music

    Presented by NANO Fiction at Bates Recital Hall, Austin

    October 18, 2015

    Sehr Flash: Fiction Becomes Music (from "sehr Rasch," a German tempo marking for very fast music) presented by NANO Fiction

    This summer local literary journal, NANO Fiction, paired...more

    13th Annual Travis Heights Art Trail 2015

    Presented by Travis Heights Art Trail

    November 7 - November 8, 2015

    There's nothing else like it...

    This is a grassroots art show, created by and for the artists of Austin. Each year, this city gem showcases some of the city's longest practicing...more

    Neil Gaiman

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

    November 13, 2015

    The Long Center presents Neil Gaiman, November 13 at the Long Center.

    Neil Gaiman is credited with being one of the creators of modern comics, as well as an author whose work crosses...more

    Perform @ The Dougherty

    Presented by The Dougherty Arts Center at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    June 23 - December 25, 2015

    The Dougherty Arts Center Theatre is now accepting reservation applications for 2016! The DAC has been home to local, national and international performing artists since 1978. Bring your next film...more

    And Then There Were None

    Presented by TexARTS at TexARTS Kam and James Morris Theater, Austin

    February 19 - February 28, 2016

    Rounding out the 2015-2016 season is the Agatha Christie's masterpiece AND THEN THERE WERE NONE. The mystery comedy tells the story of 10 strangers trapped on an island who are each accused of...more

    Texas Nafas Presents Joe Brundidge

    Presented by Texas Nafas at channelAustin Studios, Austin

    March 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016

    Texas Nafas Presents Poet Joe Brundidge , he will be interviewed by Susan Summer and he reads many of his poems.


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