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    Cinco De Mayo at Baker St. Pub & Grill- Austin

    Presented by Baker St. Pub & Grill- Austin

    May 5, 2016

    Please join us on Thursday, May 5th to Drink Like a Patron! At all Baker St. Pub & Grill locations, guests will enjoy live music, $4 Patron shots, $3 Coronas and $2 street tacos. Please visit our website for more information. We hope to see you there! 

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    ATX Plays 6x6 Coed Sand Volleyball League to Raise Awareness

    Presented by ATX Plays

    February 21 - May 8, 2016

    Join ATX Plays 6x6 Coed Sand Volleyball League at Krieg Field to help raise awareness for the charity of your choice. Leagues run every Sunday from 2/21 - 5/8 excluding Easter Sunday (2/28, 3/20,...more

    Nelly Nights Mother's Day Brunch

    Presented by Nelly Nights

    May 8, 2016

    Treat your mom to the best Mother's Day brunch date ever!

    Nelly Nights is hosting a Sunday Funday Mother's Day Brunch on May 8 from 2pm - 5pm at Open Room Austin. 

    You and...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

    2016 Design MFA Thesis Exhibition Colloquium

    Presented by UT Visual Arts Center at UT Visual Arts Center, Austin

    May 10, 2016

    Join us for an in-depth conversation with the graduating designers whose work is presented in the 2016 Design MFA Thesis Exhibition.

    Presented in conjunction with the 2016 Design MFA...more

    US launch of “Los Perros Descalzos”

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    May 11, 2016

    Come celebrate the official US launch of “Los Perros Descalzos,” the Spanish language version of “Barefoot Dogs”.

    Written by Elisabet Ney Museum Writer in Residence Antonio...more

    Screening of New East Austin Stories Documentaries

    Presented by East Austin Stories

    May 12, 2016

    East Austin has changed dramatically in the last fifteen years and throughout that time a University of Texas film class has been making documentaries in and about the area. For the 15th year in a...more

    Screening of New East Austin Stories Documentaries

    Presented by East Austin Stories at Kenny Dorham's Backyard, Austin

    May 12, 2016

    East Austin has changed dramatically in the last fifteen years and throughout that time a University of Texas film class has been making documentaries in and about the area. For the 15th year in a...more

    Non Sequitur: A Collective

    Presented by Texas State University-San Marcos at Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos

    May 9 - May 13, 2016

    Texas State University Galleries I/II Thesis Exhibition May 9-13, 2016

    RECEPTION May 9, 2016 5pm-7pm

    Joann Cole Mitte Art & Design Building 2nd Floor

    749 N. Comanche...more

    Cirrus Logic presents - 2016 HAAM Corporate Battle of the Bands

    Presented by The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians at Austin City Limits Live, Austin

    May 13, 2016

    Each year the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM), an organization that provides access to affordable healthcare for uninsured, low-income Austin musicians, hosts a Corporate Battle of the...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

    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

    INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL

    Presented by INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY at Pan Am Recreation Center, Austin

    May 14, 2016

    Saturday May 14th you are invited to celebrate diverse cultures and network with other international multicultural enthusiasts outside at the Oswaldo A. B. Cantu Pan American Recreation Center...more

    Paint with a Master - Art Workshop with Issa Nyaphaga

    Presented by Issue TV

    May 14, 2016

    Issa Nyaphaga is an artist who has used creativity to help him overcome great trauma. He was jailed and persecuted in Cameroon for drawing political cartoons. Now he raises funds with his art to...more

    Jenn Hassin

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    May 14, 2016

    On View: May 14-15, 12-5 Pm

    Artist Talk: May 14, 2 PM

    Reception: May 14, 4-6 PM

    Big Medium's West Austin Studio Tour...more

    Art Overcomes!

    Presented by Issue TV

    May 15, 2016

    Part of the West Austin Studio Tour, this fabulous event benefitting a community radio station for public health in Africa will feature music fromThe Djembabes, Guy...more

    Re:ACT

    Presented by PsiPlay

    May 13 - May 15, 2016

    RE:ACT 
    LIGHT+ SOUND
    IMMERSIVE+INTERACTIVE
    MAY 13TH-15TH

    RE:ACT is a weekend long immersive experience where music, art and technology all collide in one...more

    Real World Music Showcase

    Presented by Anthropos Arts at Emo's (Inside), Austin

    May 15, 2016

    Anthropos Arts is hosting their 17th Annual Student Concert, Real World Music Showcase, a culmination event in which all of their students will perform music from...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

    NEY DAY!!!

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    May 21, 2016

    The Fourth-annual NEY DAY will feature live music from SeVana Marimba, Miss Lavelle White, BettySoo, Molly Burch, and Nina Diaz of Girl in a Coma! Elizabeth McQueen is our official...more

    The Unveiling of Pétalos and Award of Excellence Ceremony

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

    May 21, 2016

    The Unveiling of Pétalos and Award of Excellence Ceremony of the 2015 and 2016 recipients of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center  Award Recipients.

    Saturday, May...more

    AJW Silent Auction and Music Festival

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop

    May 21, 2016

    The Austin Jazz Workshop will present our annual Silent Auction/Live Music Celebration, featuring four student ensembles from Austin ISD, along with the AJW’s Gershwin Edition....more

    Shootout at Horseshoe Bay Resort

    Presented by Horseshoe Bay Resort

    May 23, 2016

    Horseshoe Bay Resort, home to three award-winning Robert Trent Jones, Sr. golf courses and the famed Whitewater Bermuda Grass putting course, is hosting the second annual Shootout at Horseshoe Bay...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.


    Shakespeare in Print and Performance

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    December 21, 2015 - May 29, 2016

    Explore the legacy of William Shakespeare at the Ransom Center. The Elizabethan world of Shakespeare and his contemporaries is presented through early printed books documenting his contemporary...more

    Macbeth

    Presented by Austin Shakespeare at Zilker Hillside Theatre, Austin

    May 5 - May 29, 2016

    Now in its 32nd year of Free Shakespeare in Zilker Park, Austin Shakespeare brings a professional production of a modern, military Macbeth facing unusual witches and sword fights in camouflage....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

    ATLAS Ride

    Presented by Texas 4000 at Cedar Park Center, Cedar Park

    June 4, 2016

    The Texas 4000 ATLAS Ride is a 700+ person cycling event from Cedar Park to Lampasas where supporters can ride the first 25, 50 or 70 miles with the Texas 4000 team as they start their 70-day...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

    Tangerine: A musical tribute to all who have loved and lost

    Presented by Ryan Layden

    June 10, 2016

    Ryan Layden brilliantly uses both bold and subtle elements of film, live music, dance, and visual artistry to uniquely deliver, the message and experience of love and loss to the underserved...more

    Flourish // an exhibition of contemporary botanical drawings

    Presented by Art.Science.Gallery.

    May 13 - June 11, 2016

    Art.Science.Gallery. announces the opening of Flourish, an exhibition of contemporary botanical drawings created during the gallery’s spring 2016 courses in Field Sketching & Nature...more

    Summer Film Series: FILM (1965)

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    June 16, 2016

    Samuel Beckett's sole film project, FILM (1965), starred Buster Keaton and was directed by Alan Schneider. Recently restored, FILM will be followed by NOTFILM, a...more

    House Party 2016

    Presented by RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES at Palm Door, Austin

    June 18, 2016

    Join Friends of the House, a network of Austin’s young professionals that support the children and families supported by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas, for House Party 2016....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

    The Evolution of Seeing // Guest Lecture by Dr. Nathan Morehouse

    Presented by Art.Science.Gallery.

    June 19, 2016

    This public outreach lecture by visiting scientist Dr. Nathan Morehouse is a special event for Art.Science.Gallery's evolution-themed art exhibit in conjunction with the 2016  joint...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

    Shakespeare at Ramsey Park: The Winter's Tale

    Presented by Something for Nothing Theater

    June 9 - June 25, 2016

    Neighborhood favorite Something for Nothing Theater will celebrate its fifth anniversary by presenting Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale! The annual tradition of Shakespeare at Ramsey Park (4301...more

    famiLIES, a new play

    Presented by Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    May 14 - June 25, 2016

    ColdTowne Theater (4803 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78751) presents the world premiere of famiLIES, an original play developed entirely through improvisation in collaboration with the notable iO West...more

    Mandy Patinkin in Concert

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall, Austin

    June 26, 2016

    Before he was an Emmy-winning TV star, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway legend.  Mandy Patinkin in Concert presents the acclaimed actor/singer/ storyteller in his...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

    Summer Film Series: Vaudeville and Vitaphone Shorts

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    June 30, 2016

    In the early days of talkies, Warner Brothers hired some of the top variety stars of the day to create "living sound" recordings of their acts. This "Vaudeville and Vitaphone" series of...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

    Yoga Summit & Kirtan with Jai Uttal

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    July 10, 2016

    Challenge yourself to explore new techniques and learn philosophies from three different yoga disciplines at this unique event. All levels are welcome to choose two classes out of the six we are...more

    Summer Film Series: Frida (2002)

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    July 14, 2016

    Salma Hayek stars as Frida Kahlo in the 2002 film Frida, directed by Julie Taymor. The Ransom Center's art collection includes Frida Kahlo's Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and...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

    Austin Chamber Music Festival

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center

    July 8 - July 24, 2016

    Celebrating 20 years of presenting world-class chamber music concerts for central Texas audiences, Austin Chamber Music Festival has announced its most dynamic lineup to date. A remarkable roster...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

    Evolution // an exhibit of contemporary art about evolutionary biology

    Presented by Art.Science.Gallery.

    June 18 - July 30, 2016

    Art.Science.Gallery. announces the opening of Evolution, an evolution-themed art exhibit in conjunction with the 2016  joint annual meeting of the Society for the Study of...more

    Case/Lang/Veirs

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall, Austin

    August 3, 2016

    Several years ago on a whim, k.d. lang sent an email to Neko Case and Laura Veirs that said, “I think we should make a record together.” The three musicians were very different and barely more...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

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