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    The Town Musicians of Mumbai

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

    April 2 - May 1, 2016

    The Town Musicians of Mumbai is an original Bollywood-inspired version of Grimms' belovedBremen Town Musicians. When four loyal beasts become old and discarded, they set out to become famous musicians in the marvelous city of Mumbai. With live music from The Sacred Cowgirls (Austin's own Bollywood swing band) and original Indian choreography and dance, this show will please one and all! Children sit on carpets ...more


    Violet Crown Festival

    Presented by Violet Crown Community Works

    May 7, 2016

    Art, Music and More on Tap at Violet Crown Spring Festival!

    Art, music, food and lots of free kids’ activities? Violet Crown Spring Festival has it all! Mark your calendars for Saturday,...more

    Maker Faire Austin

    Presented by Maker Faire Austin at Palmer Events Center, Austin

    May 7 - May 8, 2016

    Maker Faire Austin is a family-friendly event that is part science fair and part arts & crafts fair. This show & tell event will feature robots, drones, a darkened hall with glowing...more

    Texas Early Music Project presents

    Presented by Texas Early Music Project at University Presbyterian Church, Austin

    May 7 - May 8, 2016

    Texas Early Music Project

    Daniel Johnson, Director

    presents

    “Paris City Limits: Chansons, Dances, and The Birds”

     

    Saturday, May 7,...more

    Alice in Wonderland

    Presented by ZACH Theatre at ZACH Whisenhunt Stage, Austin

    March 4 - May 14, 2016

    Go down the rabbit hole and travel to Wonderland! In our unique adaption, the audience starts in the theatre and then will follow Alice around ZACH's campus to go on an adventure, meet familiar...more

    Auditions for "Big Bad Musical"

    Presented by Austin Summer Musical for Children at George Washington Carver Museum - Boyd Vance Theater, Austin

    May 14, 2016

    Austin Summer Musical for Children (ASMC) is looking for adults who want to have fun singing, dancing, and acting in our production of "Big Bad Musical: A Howling Courtroom Comedy." No experience...more

    The French Connection

    Presented by Austin Civic Orchestra

    May 14, 2016

    The ACO will perform a program featuring the music of French composers in the beautiful, new Austin ISD Performing Arts Center. 

    The concert will open with Gabriel...more

    Danny Elfmania!

    Presented by Cinematic Symphony at Bethany Lutheran Church - TX, Austin

    May 14, 2016

    Danny Elfmania! The long-anticipated concert is happening on Saturday, May 14. You are invited to join the mayhem as Cinematic Symphony performs your favorite Danny Elfman pieces....more

    CelebrASIA Austin: Asian Pacific American Food and Heritage Festival

    Presented by Asian American Resource Center at Asian American Resource Center, Austin

    May 14, 2016

    Learn Asian cooking techniques from Chefs Eric Silverstein of The Peached Tortilla, Dr. Foo Swasdee of SATAY Restaurant, Chaya Rao of Chaya’s Elite Cooking Club, and Phil Yennerell of the HOPE...more

    The Tempest: An Aerial Tale

    Presented by The VORTEX and Renaissance Austin Theatre Company at The VORTEX, Austin

    April 29 - May 14, 2016

    Taking Shakespeare to new heights, Renaissance Austin Theatre in a unique collaboration with Sky Candy Aerial and Circus Arts Collective, presents a magical, fantastical journey through...more

    ROOTS & RHYTHMS PRESENTS: FREE African Dance Workshops w/JeanClaude Lessou

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms

    January 26 - May 17, 2016

    Come one, come all to our free, community, monthly African Dance series at Houston Elementary...all ages, no experience required...and LIVE DRUMS...bring yo granny, tell yo friends!!! See you on...more

    Family Program: Recycled Robots

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    May 21, 2016

    Put everyday materials together to form a robotic work of art, then stop by our animation station to bring your friend to life and watch it make art on its own!

    The Contemporary Austin...more

    XYZ Atlas Finale at Barton Springs

    Presented by Fisterra Studio and Big Medium at Barton Springs Pool, Austin

    May 14 - May 22, 2016

    During the two weekends of the West Austin Studio Tour, Artist Jennifer Chenoweth will present a comprehensive showcase of XYZ Atlas: The Hedonic Map of Austin, a multimedia public art project...more

    Young Bear: Inspired by the True Story of Frances Slocum by Lou Clark

    Presented by Pollyanna Theatre Company at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    May 14 - May 22, 2016

     

    Central Texas’ most well-known children’s theatre company, Pollyanna Theatre, a resident company of the Long Center for the Performing Arts, presents Young Bear: Inspired by The...more

    Opening Gala Celebration

    Presented by Austin Piano Festival at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, Austin

    May 28, 2016

    Imagine a fun filled evening of both serious and casual music making with some of the best musicians in the Austin area! Our Opening Gala is part recital, part soiree, with solo and duet...more

    Lago Fest

    Presented by City of Lago Vista

    May 28, 2016

    This a family-friendly festival along the north shores of Lake Travis in the beautiful Bar K Park of Lago Vista.  There will be food, drinks, shopping, water activities and of course live...more

    Daisy 5K and Kids K

    Presented by Austin Runners Club (ARC)

    May 28, 2016

    Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with the 39th running of Austin’s oldest 5k! The Daisy 5k will held at Camp Mabry.

    Net proceeds of the Daisy 5k will benefit Marathon Kids.


    AFM/Symphony Square Presents: Planet K Free Concert Series 2016

    Presented by Austin Federation of Musicians Local 433 at Symphony Square, Austin

    May 1 - May 29, 2016

    Come join the Austin Federation of Musicians and Symphony Square for Sunday evenings filled with live, local music. This is the AFM's 6th Annual Concert Series. 

    Free to the public,...more

    Blue Lapis Light Aerial Dance Classes

    Presented by Blue Lapis Light at Blue Lapis Light Studio, Austin

    January 18 - June 1, 2016

    We offer aerial silk classes to our community and visiting artists. Throughout the year, our dance classes provide a unique challenge and offer a creative way for students to develop strength and...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

    Bollywood Meets Borscht Belt 2016

    Presented by Hindu Charities For America at Dell Jewish Community Campus, Austin

    June 5, 2016


    The 4th annual Bollywood Meets Borscht Belt (BMBB) 2016 is around the corner, first of its kind event that brings South Asians and Jewish cultures together, in a fun filled event...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

    6th Annual Austin Symphony Sarah and Ernest Butler Texas Young Composers Concert

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

    June 18, 2016

    The most elite young composers Texas has to offer come together for one night to premiere their compositions for all of Austin to hear. These remarkable pieces of music will be performed by your...more

    Radiance: A Site Specific Aerial Dance

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

    June 13 - June 18, 2016

    There is a presence,  an energy that vibrates through all of life, a field of Light connecting us to stars, planets, this earth, animals,  and to one another.

    Blue Lapis...more

    Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5K

    Presented by Bounce

    June 25, 2016

    Come celebrate what keepin’ it weird is all about at the 14th Annual Keep Austin Weird Festival + 5K on Saturday, June 25th! Dress up in your wildest, strangest costume and dive deep into the...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

    Bodhi Buddies - A mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids

    Presented by Mind Body Yoga

    June 13 - July 1, 2016

    Mind Body Yoga presents “Bodhi Buddies,” a mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids.  Bodhi in Sanskrit means ‘awakened or enlightened’ and reflects our mission – to awaken...more

    Shrek: The Musical

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    June 3 - July 3, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents:

    Shrek: The Musical

    June 3- July 3, 2016 (Fridays & Saturdays- 8:15 PM, Sunday, July 3- 8:15 PM)

     

    Based on the...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

    Storytime Art

    July 18, 2014 - July 15, 2016

    Storytime Art, or StArt! is a great opportunity for your young child to experience art! Storytimes are geared to the 3 – 5 year old preschooler, but some projects could easily translate into...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

    Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture

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

    March 12 - July 24, 2016

    The exhibition Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture explores the complex systems that bring food from farm to fork. View rare artifacts, such as a Sumerian rice weight, a...more

    Bodhi Buddies - A mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids

    Presented by Mind Body Yoga

    July 11 - July 29, 2016

    Mind Body Yoga presents “Bodhi Buddies,” a mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids.  Bodhi in Sanskrit means ‘awakened or enlightened’ and reflects our mission – to awaken...more

    Cinderella

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    July 9 - July 31, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    Cinderella

    Dates: July 9- 31, 2016 (Saturdays- 10:00AM, Sundays- 2:00PM)

    Join us for the next installment in our interactive...more

    Bodhi Buddies - A mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids

    Presented by Mind Body Yoga

    August 1 - August 12, 2016

    Mind Body Yoga presents “Bodhi Buddies,” a mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids.  Bodhi in Sanskrit means ‘awakened or enlightened’ and reflects our mission – to awaken...more

    Spring Break and Summer Camps

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery, Austin

    March 14 - August 19, 2016

    The Thinkery is excited to welcome young innovators, Pre-K-5th grade, to camp during spring break and summer 2016. Camps are designed around unique themes that inspire campers to learn through...more

    12th Annual Bat Fest

    Presented by Roadway Productions at Congress Avenue Bridge Bats, Austin

    August 20, 2016

    What will you see at Bat Fest this year? 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerging from under the bridge at dusk, 3 stages with live music, more than 75 arts & crafts vendors, delicious...more

    ATX Action Sports Camp

    Presented by Texas Skateboarding Club

    March 14 - August 25, 2016

    The ATX Action Sports Camp was founded on the idea that kids should have a choice outside of "traditional" sports. Our primary goal is to provide an outlet for kids to explore their own...more

    LOVESTREAM

    Presented by special events live at Pan Am Recreation Center, Austin

    September 1 - September 3, 2016

    LOVESTREAM is a global art celebration. Several Chakras around the world connected via live streaming to Austin. Austin will have club dates and a central concert at Pan Am Park (3rd and Chicon)...more

    Journey Into Big Bend

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

    April 22 - September 18, 2016

    Explore the beauty and majesty of Big Bend National Park

     

    Journey into the timelessness of Big Bend through stories that connect people to this treasured National...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

    Art & Soul Austin

    Presented by Art & Soul Austin

    January 10, 2010 - October 15, 2016

    Traveling Art Enrichment Classes for ages 3-10 years old. Group art classes,Art Birthday Parties, and private lessons available.


    Jack & the Beanstalk

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    October 1 - October 23, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    Jack & the Beanstalk

    Dates: October 1-23, 2016 (Saturdays- 10:00AM, Sundays- 2:00PM)

     

    Join us for the next...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    November 26 - December 18, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    A Christmas Carol

    Dates: November 26- December 18, 2016 (Saturdays- 10:00AM, Sundays- 2:00PM)

     

    Join us for the...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

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