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    Meet Her Hands #2: Angel Oloshove

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    July 20, 2017

    Join #BossbabesATX and the Elisabet Ney Museum for the second installment of Meet Her Hands, featuring an exhibition of works by artist Angel Oloshove. As the sun sets, the artist will take part in a Q&A outside the museum on the banks of Waller Creek - the location of Elisabet Ney’s famous salons. Complimentary libations will be provided by Argus Cidery.

    Meet Her Hands is produced in collaboration ...more


    Meet Her Hands #3: Neta Bomani

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    August 10, 2017

    Join #BossbabesATX and the Elisabet Ney Museum for the third installment of Meet Her Hands, featuring an exhibition of works by artist Neta Bomani. As the sun sets, the artist will take part in a...more

    Henry Threadgill Master Class

    Presented by Liminal Sound Series

    August 11, 2017

    Epistrophy Arts and Liminal Sound series present Pulitzer Prize Winning composer Henry Threadgill in a master class at UT and in concert with Zooid at the...more

    DJ Bling Back 2 School Bash

    Presented by Dj Bling Back 2 School and Austin Creative Alliance at Givens Recreation Center, Austin

    August 20, 2017


    Each school year hundreds of kids from low or no income families go to school with limited and sometimes not any school supplies leaving them unprepared to learn. Every school year DJ Bling...more

    Thinkery21: Come and Make It

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery, Austin

    August 24, 2017

    Obsessed with Pinterest? Down to DIY? Mad for making? Come one, come all—Thinkery21. Grab a cocktail (and a glue gun!) and enjoy an evening of making, tinkering, designing and drinking...more

    Alt Girl Cinema: Ovarian Psycos Screening + Q&A

    Presented by Women's Community Center of Central Texas at Alamo Drafthouse - South Lamar, Austin

    August 27, 2017

    Alt Girl Cinema, and the Texas Council on Family Violence presents Ovarian Pyscos, a documentary film. A new generation of women of color in East Los Angeles are redefining identity and...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

    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

    Whiskies of the World: Austin, Texas

    Presented by Whiskies of the World

    September 16, 2017

    The Whiskies of the World gathers the world’s most fascinating distilled spirits along with their makers for an evening of sampling, learning and delicious spirited fun. Enjoy assorted...more

    Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic, presented by Frontier Communications

    Presented by Professional Bull Riders at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    September 16, 2017

    The world’s premier bull riding organization, PBR (Professional Bull Riders) began as a dream of 20 bull riders 24 years ago and is now a global sports phenomenon. On its elite Built Ford Tough...more

    Creatives Meet Business Experience (CMBXP)

    Presented by Creatives Meet Business and Story Bar

    September 14 - September 16, 2017

    The Creatives Meet Business Experience (CMBXP for short) is a 3-day “experience” (September 14-16) that helps area creatives become more sustainable in...more

    Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic, presented by Frontier Communications

    Presented by Professional Bull Riders at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    September 17, 2017

    The world’s premier bull riding organization, PBR (Professional Bull Riders) began as a dream of 20 bull riders 24 years ago and is now a global sports phenomenon. On its elite Built Ford Tough...more

    Food for Thought | 22nd Annual Tasting Event

    Presented by Communities In Schools of Central Texas at Austin City Limits Live, Austin

    September 26, 2017

    Professional Janitorial Service and Samsung Austin Semiconductor present Food for Thought, a gourmet tasting event benefiting Communities In Schools, featuring 20 of Austin’s hottest...more

    10th Anniversary No Worries Classic Sporting Clay Shoot

    Presented by Wonders & Worries

    October 20, 2017

    Contact Information Rachelle Shuttlesworth, Development Manager

    rachelle@wondersandworries.org,...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

    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

    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

    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

    Love Your Rescue Pet Day

    Presented by Austin Pets Alive!

    Ongoing

    On Saturday, July 15th, join America’s largest No Kill city at The ABGB for Love Your Rescue Pet Day (LYRPD)!

    Head to the LYRPD Celebration from 3-7p...more

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