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    The Red Bench - Perfection

    Presented by Interfaith Action of Central Texas

    September 23, 2014

    Red Bench (Free to the public)

    The Red Bench is an on-going dialogue program designed to address the most pressing needs of our time: improving interfaith understanding and civil discourse in our society.

    Each conversation is centered on moderate small group discussions that are genuinely respectful and safe. No one has to be an expert – individual participants are invited to share from ...more


    September ShakeDown!

    Presented by Dancers Workshop - Austin Dance Studio at Dancers Workshop Studios, Austin

    September 27, 2014

     Heels, Hip Hop & Jazz Funk!!!!
    It is that time of year again, September Shakedown is just about a month away! We are incredibly excited to announce our 2014 SS faculty, all flown...more

    ROC Race 5k

    Presented by Circuit of the Americas

    September 27, 2014

    Don't miss out on the most EPIC event of 2014! ROC Race waves are selling out and it's just days away - go to rocrace.com/austin to sign up and save 10% with code LASTCALL!

    ROC...more

    "Self Publishing: Writing What You Love in Marketable Packages" with Deanna Roy

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas at St. Edwards University, Austin

    September 27, 2014

    Authors and aspiring authors, this is the time to be writing your heart out. In this half-day class, we will discuss how to spot hot trends, how to write what you are passionate about while also...more

    4th Annual CALYPSO BOOGIE

    Presented by Austin Community Steelband at Scholz Garten, Austin

    September 28, 2014

    Austin Community Steelband Benefit to raise founds for tuition scholarships and transportation for low-income, disadvantaged kids to take free Steelband classes.

    JOE KING...more

    Wahl looking for the Man of Austin at Pecan Street Festival

    Presented by The Old Pecan Street Association at Downtown Austin, Austin

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

     Austin is among the most facial hair friendly cities, so Wahl’s mobile barbershop is coming to town. Guys can visit the 30-foot mobile barbershop for a FREE facial hair trim and style...more

    Austin Playhouse 15th Anniversary Season Gala

    Presented by Austin Playhouse

    September 30, 2014

    Celebrating 15 years as an Austin landmark theatre!

    Austin Playhouse is turning 15 and you are invited to join the celebration at Highland Mall. From the initial dreams of...more

    Every Story Paints a Picture

    Presented by Mobile Art Program

    September 1 - September 30, 2014

    The Mobile Art Program has been providing art activities for adults over the age of 50 in the Austin area since 2007. All of our programming is provided FREE in order to reach those who may not...more

    WPA Studio Featured Artist: Jo Lagatutta

    Presented by Women Printmakers of Austin

    October 3, 2014

    Come see the amazing work of WPA member, Jo Lagatutta. Jo is an art therapist whose images are soft, ethereal-like, and inspirational. The circle or circular movement can often be seen in her...more

    SPIRIT

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    September 5 - October 4, 2014

    Limited seating. Advanced Purchase Recommended.


    2-for-1 admission Thursday and Sunday with donation of 2 cans for SafePlace


    Radical...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- Glow in the Dark!

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    October 5, 2014

    See excerpts from Not Afraid of the Dark - The Show That Glows!, learn a glow-in-the-dark movement phrase, and capture your shadow on a screen with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Please bring...more

    Protos Festival & Red7 present DISTAL (live)

    Presented by Protos Festival and Red 7 at Red 7, Austin

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    DISTAL? [ATL]
    Retrograde Space Opera Tour
    + special guest DJs & visual programming TBA
    10 advance / 15 door
    GET TIX...more

    A Night Under One Sky

    Presented by Interfaith Action of Central Texas at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin

    October 7, 2014

    A Night Under One Sky has become a beloved tradition in our community. It celebrates the notion that there is common ground we can all walk in search of peace and respect in this world. The...more

    Casey Reas Opening Reception and Q&A at UT

    Presented by Landmarks, the public art program of The University of Texas at Austin

    October 10, 2014

    Join Landmarks, the public art program of The University of Texas at Austin, and the university’s Department of Computer Science for the unveiling of artist Casey Reas’ “A...more

    Diwali GivingFest 2014 – Saturday October 11, 2014

    Presented by Hindu Charities For America

    October 11, 2014

    Come and join us for this family friendly free event featuring an original Diwali Play, classical to Bollywood entertainment and American Sitara, singing competition! High end clothing, Indian...more

    La Dolce Vita Food & Wine Festival

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    October 16, 2014

    La Dolce Vita Food & Wine Festival
    October, 16 2014
    7-10pm
    On the grounds of Laguna Gloria

    2014 marks the 25th year of Austin’s favorite food and wine...more

    “Selznick’s March: Hollywood Comes to White Atlanta”

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    October 16, 2014

    The Harry Ransom Center presents a talk by Matthew H. Bernstein, Professor of Film and Media Studies at Emory University, on Thursday, October 16, at 7 p.m. at the Ransom Center.

    The world...more

    Keep Fighting Run Festival

    Presented by Go Mitch Go Foundation

    October 18, 2014

    Go Mitch Go Foundation is pleased to announce the Keep Fighting Run Festival 10K happening May 3, 2014 at Gupton Stadium in Cedar Park, Texas. The festival offers 10K race for individuals and...more

    Viva La Vida Festival

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

    October 18, 2014

    Mexic-Arte Museum is thrilled to announce the date for the annual Viva la Vida Festival on October 18, 2014, from 12:00pm – 9:00pm in downtown Austin. This year, the Museum will present the...more

    Building Bridges Art Gala

    Presented by The Arc of the Capital Area at Hyatt Regency Austin, Austin

    October 22, 2014


    Building Bridges celebrates the creativity of all artists; coined as THE art event to attend in Austin, the gala features more than 150 original professionally framed art pieces from local...more

    The Flying Wunderkinds and the Amazing Feats of Giving benefiting Austin Children's Shelter

    Presented by Austin Children's Shelter

    October 25, 2014

    For our 2014 Gala, we drew inspiration from the children at ACS as we celebrate their potential! So "step right up, folks" and see for yourselves: The Flying Wunderkinds and the Amazing...more

    Central Texas SPCA BARKTOBERFEST

    Presented by Central Texas SPCA

    October 25, 2014

    Family-friendly fun kicks off with a pledge walk at 10:00 am (registration at 9:30). Festivities start at 10:30 AM and the event features a canine costume contest at 12:00 PM (noon).  Come...more

    Pioneer Farms Haunted Halloween: Disappearance

    Presented by Pioneer Farms at Pioneer Farms, Austin

    October 10 - October 25, 2014

    This year our Halloween Adventure addresses one of the greatest fears in the history of mankind. The fear of your loved ones, especially your children disappearing. This very real fear has...more

    2014 AIA Austin Homes Tour

    Presented by AIA Austin at Various Locations

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

     Each year, the AIA Austin Homes Tour showcases some of the best designed homes in the Austin area from locally renowned architecture and design firms. In its 28th year, the 2014 AIA Austin...more

    Mandola's Italian & Trattoria Lisina Present 5th Annual Bocce Ball Tournament

    Presented by Mandola's Italian at Trattoria Lisina, Dripping Springs

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

     Mandola’s Italian and Trattoria Lisina will host their 5th annual BocceBall Tournament on October 25 and 26 at Trattoria Lisina in Driftwood, Texas. The tournament is a recreational...more

    R.O.C.K presents Rider Cup Classic and Golf Tournament

    Presented by Ride On Center for Kids

    November 3, 2014

    On November 3rd, join R.O.C.K-- Ride on Center for Kids, a nonprofit that provides equine-assisted activities and therapy-- in Georgetown, TX to celebrate Veterans Day with their "Rider Cup...more

    23rd Annual Austin Powwow & American Indian Heritage Festival

    Presented by Great Promise for American Indians and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

    November 8, 2014

    The Austin Powwow is a family friendly event that preserves the traditions, heritage and culture of American Indians in Texas. It is the largest one day Powwow in the United States and provides...more

    Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

    Presented by American Diabetes Association

    November 8, 2014

    Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising walk. The event has been taking place for more than 20 years and has raised more than...more

    Veterans Day Parade & Event

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park

    November 8, 2014


    Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014

    Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2525 W. New Hope Drive
    Parade Time: 9:30 am
    Event Time: 11:00 am

    Come honor our veterans and...more

    R.O.C.K presents Veterans Day Special Event

    Presented by Ride On Center for Kids

    November 11, 2014

    On November 11th, R.O.CK-- Ride On Center for Kids, a nonprofit that provides equine-assisted activities and therapy-- will be hosting their special Veterans Day event in Georgetown, TX to...more

    Cher

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    November 11, 2014

    Cher has extended her "Dressed to Kill" Tour and will return to the Frank Erwin Center on Nov. 11 for a performance to remember! The D2K Tour is in support of Cher’s Warner Bros....more

    Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Austin

    Presented by Susan G. Komen Austin at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    November 16, 2014

    Register for the 16th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Austin! This year’s Race will be held in Downtown Austin on Sunday, November 16th. For event details and to sign up visit...more

    24th Annual Fossil Fest

    Presented by Paleontological Society of Austin

    November 15 - November 16, 2014

    Get your prehistoric ON at the Paleontological Society of Austin's 24th Annual Fossil Fest!  

    Our show theme this year, Discover Ice Age Texas, highlights...more

    Studio Spotlight -- The Nutcracker

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    November 20, 2014

    Join us for an up-close and personal view of dancers rehearsing in the studio! Learn about Ballet Austin's The Nutcracker, our city's annual holiday tradition. Watch the dancers rehearse...more

    UFC Fight Night

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    November 22, 2014

    The UFC returns to the Frank Erwin Center on Saturday, Nov. 22 with an action-packed card featuring some of the world’s best mixed martial artists. The UFC last hosted an event in Austin in...more

    Danger Derby

    Presented by Blue Genie Art Industries

    November 22, 2014

    About the Blue Genie Danger Derby:

    The Danger Derby is an annual pinewood derby race held during the East Austin Studio Tour where ‘art cars’ battle for...more

    Oasis Health & Wellness Fair

    Presented by Oasis Health & Wellness Fair

    September 20 - December 20, 2014

    Hosted & Sponsored By Casa De Luz & The Integrity Academy
    Featuring:
    Holistic Product Vendors
    Wide Variety of Healing Practitioners
    Mind-Body Classes (Yoga, Tai...more

    Beto & The Fairlanes Christmas Party: Merry TeXmas!

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    December 21, 2014

    Austin’s own Beto and the Fairlanes/Beto y Los Fairlanes continue to attract and entertain a wide variety of fans with their unique blend of Latin pop, jazz, salsa, swing and worldbeat...more

    East Austin Handmade Arts Market @ The VORTEX

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    February 8 - December 27, 2014

    When: Saturdays beginning February 8th, 11am – 4 pm


    Where: The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78722

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, The VORTEX will begin...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- A Journey Through Dance

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    January 25, 2015

    See works from multiple dance genres  such as ballet, jazz, musical theatre, and modern, and learn a movement phrase with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Recommended for ages 3 to 12 years...more

    Studio Spotlight -- Belle Redux / A Tale of Beauty & the Beast

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    February 5, 2015

    Join us for an up-close and personal view of dancers rehearsing in the studio! Learn about Ballet Austin's Belle Redux / A Tale of Beauty & the Beast. Watch the dancers rehearse excerpts...more

    Studio Spotlight -- Director's Choice

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    March 12, 2015

    Join us for an up-close and personal view of dancers rehearsing in the studio! Learn about Ballet Austin's Director's Choice, a mixed repertory performance featuring three contemporary...more

    Studio Spotlight -- Swan Lake

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    April 30, 2015

    Join us for an up-close and personal view of dancers rehearsing in the studio! Learn about Ballet Austin's Swan Lake. Watch the dancers rehearse excerpts from the production, and ask questions...more

    Art Dinner 2015: Save the Date!

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    May 9, 2015

    An intimate dinner on the grounds of Laguna Gloria benefiting the Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park.


    Southern Skies Social

    Presented by Austin Planetarium

    October 30, 2013 - 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

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

    Presented by Alamo Drafthouse at Alamo Drafthouse - Downtown, Austin

    February 14, 2012 - 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

    February 16, 2012 - 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

    October 8, 2013 - 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

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