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    POPPED! A Pop Culture Art Show

    Presented by CHULA League and CHULA League

    May 27, 2017

    Parts & Labour Presents:
    POPPED! — A Pop Culture Art Show

    May 27, 2017 - June 24, 2017
    Opening Reception: Saturday, May 27 • 7-10pm
    Parts & Labour • 1704 S Congress Ave • Austin, Texas

    Since 2004, Parts & Labour has proudly supported local crafters and artists from their storefront on Austin’s bustling South Congress Avenue. ...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

    Peer to Peer Summit

    Presented by VSA Texas

    June 16 - June 17, 2017

    VSA Texas NEEDS VOLUNTEERS for arts-based interactive project
    For Peer to Peer Summit
    June 16 & 17, 2017

    Embassy Suites, Spa & Conference Center
    1001 McCarty...more

    8th Annual Marble Falls Soapbox Classic

    Presented by NASDA - National Adult Soapbox Derby Association

    June 16 - June 18, 2017

    8th Annual Marble Falls ADULT Soapbox Derby

    Father’s Day Weekend June 16-18, 2017

    Voted BEST Local Festival & BEST Outdoor Activity

    FREE Admission!  Fun for the...more

    THE KITCHEN DIVA! EAT YOUR WAY THROUGH HISTORY LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES

    Presented by Book Boosters, Inc. and George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center

    June 19, 2017

    CHEF AND AUTHOR ANGELA SHELF MEDEARIS PRESENTS THE KITCHEN DIVA! EAT YOUR WAY THROUGH HISTORY LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES AT GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER MUSEUM.

    Historic Dishes with a...more

    Freaks With Beats 2

    Presented by Weird Destiny Productions and NunaMaana

    June 24, 2017

    Weird Destiny Productions and Oskar Blues Brewery Austin present: Freaks With Beats 2

    Join us for a night of electronic dance music and interactive freakout fun! This is a...more

    The Austin Belly Dance Convention

    Presented by Amara Produces

    June 23 - June 25, 2017

    Come sparkle and dance with us, y’all, at the Austin Belly Dance Convention 2017!

    28 Belly Dance, Music Classes, and Presentations with a variety of offerings to please all levels...more

    Free Advanced Screening - Shot Caller

    Presented by Austin Film Festival

    July 11, 2017

    SOME CRIMINALS ARE MADE IN PRISON

    A newly released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern...more

    UNLEASHED ATX: A Mastermind Workshop for Enlightened Entrepreneurs

    Presented by Renee Trudeau & Associates at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin

    July 14, 2017

    UNLEASHED ATX: A Mastermind Workshop for Enlightened Entrepreneurs

    Friday, July 14th, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,

    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, TX

    Are you...more

    Tangerine: A night of music, film, story, visual art and dance

    Presented by Austin Creative Alliance and SIMS Foundation at The North Door, Austin

    July 22, 2017

    Ryan Layden brilliantly uses bold and subtle elements of film, live music, dance, and visual artistry to uniquely deliver the message and experience of love & loss to the under-served...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.


    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

    Artisan Mercado on Congress & 5th

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division and Mexic-Arte Museum

    May 20 - September 16, 2017

    Tourists as well as local residents can now shop for unique, handcrafted Latino gifts downtown at the Artisan Mercado on Congress and 5th Street from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every third Saturday...more

    Artisan Mercado on Congress & 5th

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

    May 20 - September 16, 2017

    Tourists as well as local residents can now shop for unique, handcrafted Latino gifts downtown at the Artisan Mercado on Congress and 5th Street from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every third Saturday...more

    Austin Film Festival & Conference

    Presented by Austin Film Festival at The Driskill Hotel, Austin

    October 26 - November 2, 2017

    Austin Film Festival & Conference showcases the very best that the city has to offer – convenient downtown venues, fun parties at Austin’s fine bars and restaurants, and community...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

    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

    Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange, 1920–1945

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center and Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    September 11, 2017 - January 1, 2018

    Chronicling two decades of cultural exchange between Mexico and the United States, this exhibition showcases examples of modern Mexican art and design. The more than 200 items are drawn primarily...more

    Alamo Drafthouse Unveils Signature Wine Line: "The Bottle of Wits"

    Presented by Alamo Drafthouse at Alamo Drafthouse - Downtown, Austin

    Ongoing

     Alamo Drafthouse is delighted to announce the launch of a signature wine inspired by THE PRINCESS BRIDE in honor of the 25th anniversary of the film. The name of this signature wine...more

    Slow Food Happy Hour

    Presented by Foreign & Domestic at Foreign & Domestic, Austin

    Ongoing

    Featuring a special charcuterie menu prepared by Chef Ned Elliott and a $5 Slow Drink Menu featuring beer from St. Arnold’s Brewery. Please dress appropriately, there is limited indoor...more

    Speaker Series with Brenda Chinnery-Allgeier

    Presented by Austin Planetarium at Opal Divine's Austin Grill - Marina, Austin

    Ongoing

    Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 5pm-9pm for our Speaker Series, presented at Opal Divine’s Marina location. Ever wonder why Dark Matter was important to our universe? How...more

    Southern Skies Social

    Presented by Austin Planetarium

    Ongoing

    On the last Wednesday from 5pm-9pm of every month at House Wine on 408 Josephine Street, so South Austinites can join in the fun without having to leave their neck-of-the-woods. Enjoy a savory...more

    Portraiture in the Park: Who Are You Anyway!?

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    Ongoing

    What does “Portraiture” mean? What information do you convey in portraits? Taking that information, how many new ways can you think of to assemble it to make portraits? Think OUTSIDE the box!...more

    Femme Film Fridays: Middle of Nowhere

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

    Ongoing

    Join the Bullock Museum for a screening and conversation about Middle of Nowhere as part of the Femme Film Fridays series, a film series highlighting the cinematic works of women, both...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

    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

    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

    Testify Presents: I Volunteer

    Presented by Testify at 29th St. Ballroom at Spider House

    Ongoing

    “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.” Muhammad Ali

    Can wait for this month's Testify? Well you don't have to, it's a week early this month! ...more

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