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    On the 20th Century

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

    February 6, 2016

    Guest composers Anthony Iannaccone and David Whitwell will join the ACO for an exciting performance of 20th century music at Southwestern University's Alma Thomas Theater in Georgetown. 

    Dr. Iannoccone's composition From Time to Time, Fantasias on Two Appalachian Folksongs will be performed. And Dr. Whitwell will conduct the world premiere of his Symphony of Songs. 
    ...more


    ATX Youth Summit 2016

    Presented by Women in Jazz Association, inc. and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, Austin

    February 15, 2016

    ATX Youth Summit 2016, February 15, 2016 at the Carver Museum, 115 Angelina Street, Austin.  This event is Free for ages 8-18.

    The Women in Jazz Association, Inc. will host the ATX...more

    Perspectives: Storyteller Tom Lee on the Crusader Bible

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

    February 18, 2016

    The acclaimed storyteller presents a dramatic performance of the tales of Yusef and Zulaika, Esther, King David, and the fascinating story of the Crusader Bible's travels through Europe, Asia, and...more

    The Blanton’s Third Thursday

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

    February 18, 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

    Homeschool Day

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

    February 18, 2016

    Museum admission is free for homeschool families and school group rates for films in the IMAX® Theatre and Texas Spirit Theatre are available from 9:00am-5:00pm.

     

    Special...more

    Perspectives: Storyteller Tom Lee on the Crusader Bible

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

    February 20, 2016

    The acclaimed storyteller presents a dramatic performance of the tales of Yusef and Zulaika, Esther, King David, and the fascinating story of the Crusader Bible's travels through Europe, Asia, and...more

    Central Texas Dance Halls

    Presented by Austin History Center at Austin History Center, Austin

    February 21, 2016

    Join the Austin History Center and author Stephen Dean for a discussion of his new book, Historic Dance Halls of East Central Texas. Dean will talk about the historic dance halls of Central...more

    Narnia: The Musical

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    January 29 - February 21, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    Narnia: The Musical

    January 29-February 21 (Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m.)

    Performed in the indoor Burdine...more

    Very Truly Yours, Gilbert & Sullivan

    Presented by Gilbert & Sullivan Society Of Austin at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Austin

    February 21, 2016

    The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Austin Presents Its Mid-Season Special Production. In this comic delight hear classic G&S favorites while discovering delightful particulars about the...more

    Live Bronze Pour

    Presented by The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin

    February 24, 2016

    Insights presents a behind-the-scenes look at the lost-wax casting technique Charles Umlauf used for his bronze sculptures. Members of Austin's Atelier 3-D studio will...more

    Mother and Son Medieval Dance

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park

    February 26, 2016

    Date:  February 26, 2016

    Time:  6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Location:  Recreation Center - 1435 Main Street

    Fee: $20 mother & son couple/$7 per additional...more

    Peking Acrobats

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

    February 28, 2016

    Since their Western debut in 1986, THE PEKING ACROBATS®have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs; they are...more

    SoundSpace: Music of the 1990s

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

    February 28, 2016

    This iteration of the Blanton’s acclaimed SoundSpace music series draws inspiration from the much-anticipated exhibition, Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s. The program aims to examine parallels...more

    Pippi Longstocking

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

    February 6 - February 28, 2016

    Pippi Longstocking is a scrappy 9-year-old little girl who asks a lot of questions and always put bullies in their place. Along with a horse on the porch, a monkey in the kitchen and her best...more

    23rd annual Jugglefest

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

    February 26 - February 28, 2016

    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

    Austin Summer Camp Fair

    Presented by Nurture My Child at Norris Conference Center, Austin

    February 28, 2016

    Come speak with over 70 camps from all over -- from Austin to Ontario! There's something for everyone, including STEM, art, theater, sports, creative writing, robotics and much more! ...more

    Teatro Vivo presents the Austin Latino Theatre Festival 2016

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

    February 25 - February 28, 2016

    Teatro Vivo presents the sixth annual Austin Latino New Play Festival (ALNPF) in collaboration with ScriptWorks February 25-27 at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. The...more

    Monolith: Music for Enchanted Rock

    Presented by Montopolis Productions at The North Door, Austin

    February 28, 2016

    Justin Sherburn and Montopolis premiere multi media performance “Monolith: Music for Enchanted Rock”

    “Monolith” combines pedal steel, piano, and string trio in a uniquely Texan...more

    Lexus Broadway in Austin Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Texas Performing Arts- Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    February 23 - February 28, 2016

    Lexus Broadway in Austin presented by Texas Performing Arts is proud to announce that the national tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC premiers February 23 – 28, 2016 at Bass Concert...more

    Creative Action Presents: Big Hair Country Fair

    Presented by Creative Action

    March 5, 2016

    When Creative Action puts on an event, it can’t be missed! Dine on all you can eat comfort food in the beautiful Hotel Ella with a flowing open bar.

    Take a stroll through our row of...more

    Mighty Texas Dog Walk

    Presented by Roadway Productions

    March 5, 2016

    Enjoy a scenic stroll near beautiful Ladybird Johnson Lake. Fill up your tote bags with free samples of the latest in premier dog food and treats for your best friend.

    Proceeds benefit...more

    ABC Zilker Kite Festival

    Presented by Communities In Schools of Central Texas at Zilker Park, Austin

    March 6, 2016

    Zilker Kite Festival is one of Austin’s best-known annual events. Held on the first Sunday of March, it is the kick-off to the hundreds of springtime activities in Austin. Everyone is welcome to...more

    JESÚS MOROLES: A TRIBUTE

    Presented by The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum

    November 20, 2015 - March 13, 2016

    Jesús Moroles moved people through massive displays of granite—chiseled and smoothed to perfection. And equally people were touched by his tremendous generosity, energy, enthusiasm, and...more

    Aladdin

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    February 27 - March 20, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    Aladdin

    Dates: February 27- March 20, 2016 (Saturdays- 10:00AM, Sundays- 2:00PM)

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

    Texas VegFest

    Presented by Texas Veg Foundation at Fiesta Gardens, Austin

    April 2, 2016

    Texas VegFest is a free public education event that celebrates the health, environmental, and animal welfare benefits of a plant-based diet. The fifth annual Texas VegFest is scheduled...more

    Sesame Street Live

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    April 8 - April 10, 2016

    No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special – so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India,...more

    18th Annual Butterfly Festival

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    April 16, 2016

    Join us for the 18th Annual Butterfly Festival

    Saturday, April 16

    Fun for the entire family. Live release of 3000 butterflies (releases every 30 minutes throughout the day) ––...more

    22nd Annual Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival

    Presented by Roadway Productions

    April 23, 2016

    If you love all things Louisiana this is the event for you! Enjoy two stages featuring 10 Louisiana bands. You’ll hear Funk, Brass, Zydeco, Cajun, and the Blues. Tempt your taste buds with some...more

    ImprovEd Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew

    Presented by The ImprovEd Shakespeare Company at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    March 28, 2015 - April 24, 2016

    Don’t Miss Your Chance to See
    ImprovEd Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew
    March-April, 2015

    FREE!!!

    9 performances, 6...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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.


    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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