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    Storybook Dance Making: Beach House

    Presented by Dance Waterloo

    January 21, 2017

    Dance with your family, play games and enjoy a reading of Beach House. Storybook Dance Making classes include a warmup, check in activity, game, storybook reading, dance making activity. Each lesson is aligned with the National Core Standards for Dance Education and taught by a Dance Waterloo artist. Stick around afterwards to snack, sip or shop at in.gredients!

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    String Quartet Smackdown III

    Presented by Golden Hornet Project at Alamo Drafthouse - South Lamar, Austin

    January 28, 2017

    Golden Hornet presents: String Quartet Smackdown III featuring The Mother Falcon String Quartet

    STARRING
    (16 Finalists)
    Performances by: Mother Falcon...more

    Library Live

    Presented by VSA Texas and Austin Public Library at Austin Public Library - Carver Branch, Austin

    January 28, 2017

    Library Live
    Live Music Series

    The Austin Public Library (APL) and VSA Texas (the state organization on arts and disability) present a showcase of Austin musicians with disabilities....more

    Nacimientos: Traditional Nativity Scenes from Mexico

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

    December 9, 2016 - January 29, 2017

    Nacimientos: Traditional Nativity Scenes from Mexico presents the tradition of Nacimientos that survives in present-day Mexico as a visual amalgam of indigenous pre-Colombian and Spanish Colonial...more

    Panorama Playground at Hurlyburly

    Presented by Dance Waterloo

    January 28 - January 29, 2017

    See dance, public art, and build your own music experience with multi-channel headsets at Dance Waterloo’s Panorama Playground, an evening performance at Orly Genger’s art installation...more

    KMFA's 50th Birthday Block Party

    Presented by KMFA 89.5

    January 29, 2017

    2017 marks KMFA's 50th year of playing classical music in Austin! Our yearlong celebration will begin with a Block Party on January 29th at Fair Market. This will be a free, community-wide event...more

    ImprovEd Shakespeare's JULIA CAESAR as part of Frontera Fest

    Presented by The ImprovEd Shakespeare Company

    January 26 - January 29, 2017

    IMPROVeD SHAKESPEARE’S JULIA CAESAR
    | Frontera Fest BYOV | January 26th-29th |

    Written by William Shakespeare ~ Adapted by Andee Kinzy ~

    DIRECTED BY SARAH...more

    Spotlight on Southwestern

    Presented by Austin Civic Orchestra at The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Georgetown

    February 4, 2017

    Each year the ACO travels north to Georgetown to perform in Southwestern University's beautiful Alma Thomas Theater. This season’s concert, Spotlight on Southwestern, is on Saturday,...more

    Massive Face Trace Print Project with PrintAustin

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    February 4, 2017

    Bring the Family! Austin artist Aron Taylor will construct several Face Trace panels--4X8 sheets of plexiglass in frames, at which two people sit on opposite sides. On the glass, one...more

    The Best Of The Back Pack

    Presented by The Back Pack

    January 27 - February 5, 2017

    The Best of The Back Pack

    The Back Pack is proud to present THE BEST OF our first full season of "The Back Pack Presents:" series as part of Hyde Park Theatre's Frontera Festival: Bring...more

    The Thing in Grandma's Closet

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

    January 28 - February 5, 2017

    Central Texas’ most well-known children’s theatre company, Pollyanna Theatre, a resident company of the Long Center for the Performing Arts, presents The Thing in Grandma’s Closet by...more

    History of Television: David Zellner presents THE LITTLEST HOBO

    Presented by Austin Film Society

    February 6, 2017

    From 1979 to 1985 a very curious show aired on Canadian television. THE LITTLEST HOBO featured a nameless German Shepherd dog who wanders the countryside, stopping in a different place every...more

    Second Saturdays are for Families: A-MAZE-ing Paper

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    February 11, 2017

    Get lost in an immersive paper world inspired by Monika Sosnowska: Habitat! Be amazed by what paper can do as you create a three-dimensional work of art with this extraordinary material....more

    Black Composers Concert

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center

    February 11, 2017

    Celebrating the musical contributions of African American Composers!


    Black Composers Concert

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center

    February 12, 2017

    Celebrating the contributions of African American composers!


    Austin Girls' Choir Spring Placement Auditions

    Presented by Austin Girls' Choir at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Austin

    January 19 - February 14, 2017

    “A musical sisterhood” – that’s how Austin Girls’ Choir singers like to describe their choir! With 26+ years of service to girls age 8-18 in the Austin metro area, this group not only...more

    ATX Youth Summit 2017

    Presented by Women in Jazz Association, inc. and Austin Parks and Recreation at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, Austin

    February 20, 2017

    The Women in Jazz Association, Inc. and the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department will host the ATX Teen Summit 2017 on Monday, February 20, 2016 at the George Washington Carver Museum...more

    Monika Sosnowska: Habitat

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    November 22, 2016 - February 26, 2017

    For Habitat at The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center, Sosnowska’s largest monographic exhibition to date at a U.S. museum, the artist has created an immersive, two-floor...more

    Nurture My Child Summer Camp Fair

    Presented by Nurture My Child at Norris Conference Center, Austin

    February 26, 2017

    The Nurture My Child Camp Fair is a friendly, community focused camp fair to help parents select the right summer camp for their child. We provide a positive event experience for the camps,...more

    Austin Jugglefest XXIV

    Presented by Texas Juggling Society at Texas School For the Deaf, Austin

    February 24 - February 26, 2017

    Jugglefest is a three day regional festival open to all, with world class teachers and performers, workshops, games, demonstrations, prizes, public performances and open juggling for all levels....more

    ' t e x t s c a p e ' - Susan Scafati & Sean Ripple

    Presented by Co-Lab Projects and Big Medium

    February 4 - March 4, 2017

    t e x t s c a p e  is a meditation on constructed worlds, communication, and connection through the gesture of text messaging. Combining old and new photographic processes,...more

    Blanton Block Party

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    March 25, 2017

    Explore the Blanton Museum of Art at a free day-to-night community festival celebrating the newly reinstalled permanent collection galleries. The Blanton Block Party is the perfect opportunity to...more

    Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music”

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    March 24 - March 26, 2017

    When the new music teacher’s instruments go missing, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more come to the rescue and discover instruments they never knew existed. Children learn that everyone can...more

    Austin Remembers: MLK

    Presented by augzoo LLC at Texas Capitol , Austin

    January 16 - March 31, 2017

    Austin Remembers:  MLK” FREE Augmented Reality App

    Austin, TX:  augzoo LLC, an Austin-based augmented reality company, announces plans to release an...more

    Monster Jam

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    April 22 - April 23, 2017

    Monster Jam, the most adrenaline charged motorsports experience for families on the planet is returning to the Frank Erwin Center! Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, Monster Jam...more

    Elephant and Piggie: We Are In A Play!

    Presented by ZACH Theatre at Zach Scott Kleberg Stage, Austin

    February 14 - April 28, 2017

    When Gerald and Piggie get together, anything is possible. They might wear silly hats, get invited to a fancy pool costume party, or learn a crazy new dance. Based on the wildly popular, beloved...more

    LOVESTREAM

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

    June 16 - June 17, 2017

    LOVESTREAM is a global art celebration and we merged with Solstice Fest—TWO festivals for the price of one! Several Chakras around the world connected via live streaming to Austin. Austin will...more

    Not a Sad Tale performance

    Presented by Camiba Art

    September 10, 2016 - September 10, 2017

    Not a Sad Tale

    2016
    Duration: 20 minutes
    Performance and animation by Yuliya Lanina
    Original music by Vladimir Rannev. 

    Not A Sad Tale is a story of...more

    Threadgill's JATA Brunch

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop

    October 2, 2016 - September 17, 2017

    JATA (JAzz TAlent of Today and Tomorrow) is an opportunity for middle and high school jazz students to sit in with professional musicians from the Austin Jazz Workshop.  Join us to enjoy some...more

    JATA @ Central Market Westgate

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop at Central Market Cafe - Westgate, Austin

    October 23, 2016 - September 24, 2017

    JATA (JAzz TAlent of Today and Tomorrow) is an opportunity for middle and high school jazz students to sit in with professional musicians from the Austin Jazz Workshop.   Every fourth Sunday,...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

    East 12th Street, Return and Discover

    Presented by East 12th Street Business Corridor

    Ongoing

    The East 12th Street Business Corridor is hosting a district festival featuring food, family and fun. Come for historic talks, music, arts and crafts and more from 11am to 5pm on Saturday,...more

    POLKAPOCALYPSE!

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum and Texas Folklife at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    Ongoing

    The Third First Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE! is upon us! Four awesome Polka bands--including two Grammy (TM) winners--will rock the boots off your lederhosen with a crazy mix of Tejano, Czech, German,...more

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