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    The Pirates of Penzance

    Presented by Gilbert & Sullivan Society Of Austin

    June 15 - June 25, 2017

    Gilbert & Sullivan Austin presents as its summer 2017 Grand Production The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty. Nine performances will be presented at the Worley Barton Theater at Brentwood Christian School, June 15-25. The Pirates of Penzance will delight Austin theatergoers of all ages who relish tuneful music, dazzling staging, and hilarious shenanigans by a band of ...more


    4th of July Parade and Celebration

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park at Milburn Park, Cedar Park

    July 4, 2017

    Date:   July 4, 2017
    Parade:   10 a.m.
    Location:    Along Discovery Blvd. from the HEB Center to the Recreation Center
    Celebration:    4 p.m. - 10...more

    Neil Gaimon at the Long Center

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

    July 6, 2017

    The Long Center presents Neil Gaiman,  July 6th, 2017 in Dell Hall.

    “He’s heaped with sci-fi and horror prizes – the Hugo, the Nebula, the Bram Stoker – but also with...more

    Second Saturdays Are for Families: Out of the Past

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    July 8, 2017

    Dig into this geological event inspired by Anya Gallaccio’s “petrified” tree sculpture at Laguna Gloria. We’ll explore excavated treasures with a bona fide rock expert,...more

    Summer Instrumental Workshop 2017

    Presented by School of Indian Percussion and Music

    July 4 - July 9, 2017

    The Summer Instrumental Workshop is taught by instructors Gourisankar (Tabla) and Indradeep Ghosh (violin). Any instrumental players are...more

    Animated Shorts

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center at The North Door, Austin

    July 14, 2017

    Experience award-winning film shorts with live accompaniment by bandoneon master Raul Jaurena, the Tosca String Quartet, and pianist Michelle Schumann. Includes favorites by Pizzolla,...more

    ICMCA presents Legendary Vocalist Shubha Mudgal

    Presented by Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin (ICMCA)

    July 15, 2017

    ICMCA presents  Legendary Vocalist Shubha Mudgal accompanied by Maestro Aneesh Pradhan on the Tabla and  Sudhir Nayak on the...more

    What's the Story Steve

    Presented by Move Your Tale and Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    May 13 - July 29, 2017

    What’s the Story Steve is ColdTowne Theater’s weekly show for kids and their adults. Each week we create original, fully improvised journeys through a story of the audience’s making....more

    FUN ART

    Presented by Texas Cartoonists

    May 4 - July 31, 2017

    FUN ART

    Art exhibit by Austin area artists & cartoonists of FunArtsWorld.com and TEXAS CARTOONISTS – National Cartoonists Society...more

    JUMP ON IT

    Presented by Jump On It

    June 21 - August 9, 2017

    Summer Concert Series all ages welcome! Every Wednesday at Givens Park 12p-10p.


    Shakespeare Under The Stars - Macbeth

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    August 3 - August 12, 2017

    A brave general, Macbeth, receives a prophecy from a group of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth commits murder...more

    Second Saturdays Are for Families: Ice Painting

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    August 12, 2017

    Chill out with other cool artists as we create drippy watercolor paintings using ice cubes! Then relax in the shade with a live ice sculpting demonstration courtesy of local sculpting...more

    A Shoe Story: A Brand New Musical Comedy

    Presented by Summer Stock Austin at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    July 25 - August 12, 2017

    **Check website for additional times and to purchase tickets

    Sydney, a 13th generation shoemaker, lives in a flooded town. Her business is failing and Sydney will have to close the shop...more

    Million Dollar Quartet

    Presented by ZACH Theatre at Topfer Theater at ZACH Theater, Austin

    July 26 - September 3, 2017

    They came together to make music, and together they made history. Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Carl Perkins join forces for one night only on December 4, 1956 at Sun...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

    Mermaid Parade and Aqua Festival

    Presented by Mermaid Society SMTX at Downtown San Marcos, San Marcos

    September 16, 2017

    The Mermaid Society SMTX would like to invite you to join us for our 2nd annual Mermaid Parade and Aqua Festival! The parade will take place downtown from 10 AM to 12 PM, and will feature floats,...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 Winter's Tale

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    September 1 - September 24, 2017

    The Winter's Tale blends tragedy and comedy into a magical tale to please audience members of all ages. This romance explores a story of blind jealousy, loss of loved ones, fierce...more

    Thumbelina

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    September 30 - October 22, 2017

    Part of the EmilyAnn's Children's Theatre series featuring well-loved tales adapted by D. Heath Thompson, this 40-minute show promises fun for audience members ages 2 - 102. Performed in the...more

    The Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival

    Presented by Great Promise for American Indians at Travis County Exposition Center, Austin

    November 4, 2017

    The Austin Powwow is the largest single-day Native American Powwow in the country. In addition to a traditional Powwow with Native dancing, drumming and singing, we feature outdoor storytelling...more

    The Diary of Anne Frank

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    October 27 - November 19, 2017

    As vital today as when it was first written, this Tony Award-winning play, based on the book written by Anne Frank, is a moving true story of a family in hiding during one of the darkest periods...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    November 25 - December 16, 2017

    Part of the EmilyAnn's Children's Theatre series featuring well-loved tales adapted by D. Heath Thompson, this 40-minute show promises fun for audience members ages 2 - 102. Performed in...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    November 25 - December 17, 2017

    Part of the EmilyAnn's Children's Theatre series features well-loved tales adapted by D. Heath Thompson. This 40-minute show promises fun for audience members ages 2-102. Performed in...more

    Zilker Flyer, A Free Augmented Reality Kite Flying App

    Presented by augzoo LLC at Zilker Park, Austin

    March 26 - December 31, 2017

    "Zilker Flyer:” A Free Augmented Reality Kite Flying App

    Austin, TX:  augzoo LLC, an Austin-based software developer and publisher specializing in...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

    2017 Keep Austin Weird Festival & 5K

    Presented by Bounce at Downtown Austin, Austin

    Ongoing

    Starting June 24th, 2017, celebrate with the Austin community at the spectacularly kooky Keep Austin Weird Fest and 5K. Dress up in your quirkiest costume and join racers of all ages for the...more

    AJW Silent Auction & Live Music Festival

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop

    Ongoing

    The Austin Jazz Workshop presents a full day of live music and bargains!

    Four central Texas student jazz bands and two Silent Auctions, with a 2pm performance by the AJW's Thelonious...more

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