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    Femme Film Fridays: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie on 35mm

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

    January 27, 2017

    Join the Bullock Museum for a screening and conversation about The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie as part of the Femme Film Fridays series, highlighting the cinematic works of women, both behind and in front of the camera. A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburg ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12-year-old charges with her ...more


    30th Anniversary: THE LAST EMPEROR, hosted by Richard Linklater

    Presented by Austin Film Society at Paramount Theatre, Austin

    February 2, 2017

    Bernardo Bertolucci's epic about the tumultuous life and times of Pu-Yi; born into royal opulence as the heir to China's Empire, he is displaced by the Revolution and, against a backdrop of war,...more

    Jeanne Robertson

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

    February 3, 2017

    **Jeanne Robertson is currently recovering from a major medical episode and has been forced to cancel her April 30, 2016 performance at the Long Center, along with several...more

    Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway Community Open House

    Presented by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway

    February 4, 2017

    Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway will host a Community Open House event to celebrate a new name and vision, as well as a new year of serving Lake Travis, Bee Caves and the...more

    Massive Face Trace Print Project with PrintAustin

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    February 4, 2017

    Bring the Family! Austin artist Aron Taylor will construct several Face Trace panels--4X8 sheets of plexiglass in frames, at which two people sit on opposite sides. On the glass, one...more

    You're My Best Friend - An Aerial Tribute to Queen

    Presented by Sky Candy Austin at The North Door, Austin

    February 4, 2017

    Saturday, February 4th at 9pm Sky Candy Studio Company will present You're My Best Friend - An Aerial Tribute to Queen at the North Door in Austin, Texas. A portion of proceeds will be donated to...more

    Science On Screen: DINOSAUR 13

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

    February 5, 2017

    Scientists at the University of Texas at Austin’s paleontology department have been celebrated for their key discoveries related to dinosaur evolution, particularly the investigation of the...more

    History of Television: David Zellner presents THE LITTLEST HOBO

    Presented by Austin Film Society

    February 6, 2017

    From 1979 to 1985 a very curious show aired on Canadian television. THE LITTLEST HOBO featured a nameless German Shepherd dog who wanders the countryside, stopping in a different place every...more

    Stories Matter: Response Through Film

    Presented by Austin Film Society

    February 8, 2017

    Stories Matter: Response Through Film is a film event showcasing short films by local filmmakers that address various social issues that are increasingly relevant, given the current political...more

    Grand Opening Party and Art Exhibit

    Presented by Reclaimed Wood ATX

    February 9, 2017

    Celebrate the Grand Opening of Reclaimed Wood ATX with an exhibit from multiple local artists, free food and beer, Mighty Swell Sparkling Cocktails and more.

    Reclaimed Wood ATX is a...more

    An Evening with Council Member Ora Houston

    Presented by Windsor Park Library and Windsor Park Library at Austin Public Library- Windsor Park Branch, Austin

    February 15, 2017

    A community talk to bridge the gap between law enforcement and the lcoal community.


    Spoken Word Poetry with Ebony Stewart

    Presented by Windsor Park Library and Windsor Park Library at Austin Public Library- Windsor Park Branch, Austin

    February 18, 2017

    Ebony Stewart is a touring performance arts spoken word poet and active artist in the Central Texas slam poetry scene and theater arts community for over ten years.

    She will be performing...more

    Quiet Clubbing A-TX Style @The North Door!

    Presented by Quiet Events at The North Door, Austin

    February 17 - February 18, 2017

    The party keeps getting bigger and better! We’re back at The North Door to transform your weekend to be one you’ll be talking about all week!

    Hundreds of party-goers singing, dancing,...more

    24th Annual FronteraFest

    Presented by FronteraFest at Hyde Park Theatre, Austin

    January 17 - February 18, 2017

    One of the most popular and longest running performance events in the country, FronteraFest returns for its 24th year. A collaboration between Hyde Park Theatre and...more

    The Black Excellence Tribute

    Presented by Black Excellence Tribute

    February 18, 2017

    The Black Excellence Tribute is a live event in Austin, Texas. Co-founded by Aaron Ross and Sanya Richards-Ross with the express purpose of celebrating the achievements of local, national and...more

    Austin’s Carnaval Brasileiro

    Presented by Carnaval Brasiliero at Palmer Events Center, Austin

    February 25, 2017

    Austin’s Carnaval Brasileiro is busily readying the big, big drums in preparation for the celebration of its 40th Anniversary on February 25, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. at the Palmer Events Center, 900...more

    Austin Jugglefest XXIV

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

    February 24 - February 26, 2017

    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

    ' t e x t s c a p e ' - Susan Scafati & Sean Ripple

    Presented by Co-Lab Projects and Big Medium

    February 4 - March 4, 2017

    t e x t s c a p e  is a meditation on constructed worlds, communication, and connection through the gesture of text messaging. Combining old and new photographic processes,...more

    Missed Connections ATX

    Presented by Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    February 4 - March 11, 2017

    Celebrate love and second chances at Missed Connections ATX, an improv show inspired by Craigslist Missed Connections ads. 

    Missed Connections ATX marries short- and long-form improv...more

    Femme Film Fridays: Enough Said

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

    March 31, 2017

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

    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

    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

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