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    Co-Lab Presents SUMMERSCOOL: "Drawnonward," Jonathan Gruchawka and Mark Leavens

    Presented by Co-Lab Projects at Co-Lab

    July 26 - August 2, 2014

    July 26th - August 2nd, 2014

    Reception: Saturday, July 26th, 7-11PM

    @ Project Space (613 Allen)
    On view during events and by appointment only

    In this exhibition, we study the nature of man-made structures and their journeys. We choose to personify and romanticize man-made objects and spaces that are composed of common building materials by instilling in them a history and future of ...more


    Austin Summer Musical for Children Gala Performance & Silent Auction

    Presented by Austin Summer Musical for Children at George Washington Carver Museum - Boyd Vance Theater

    August 15, 2014

    The Gala Performance & Silent Auction is an elegant fun filled evening and is our largest single fundraising activity every year. This event allows us an opportunity to perform our annual...more

    Shark Week Skating Party

    Presented by Chaparral Ice at Chaparral Ice Center

    August 15, 2014

    Our August Theme Night celebrates Shark Week! Prizes will be awarded to the best shark-themed costume (pirates, mermaids, sailors, sharks...). We will also have an on-ice game of Ships &...more

    The VORTEX Cosplay Expo

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX

    August 10 - August 16, 2014

     The VORTEX Cosplay Expo runs in conjunction with the debut of the new Ethos fantasy film, Octia of the Pink Ocean. The VORTEX is a natural hotbed for Cosplay, or “costume play”....more

    Grammy futureNOW

    Presented by The Recording Academy, Texas Chapter at W Austin

    August 16, 2014

    The Texas Chapter presents its second GRAMMY futureNOW, a day-long conference covering relevant topics geared towards both artists and music industry professionals. Each panel is centered around...more

    Marco Antonio Solis “Gracias por estar aqui” Tour Austin, Texas

    Presented by The Coliseum

    August 17, 2014

    Latin GRAMMY winner Marco Antonio Solis, who has twelve number 1 albums, thirteen Billboard Latino hits and countless other awards and recognitions, will perform at Austin’s newest live...more

    Apple, Honey, Bread, Nut Savior Feast

    Presented by The Russian House of Austin at Russian House

    August 17, 2014

    From The Russian House with Love...

    On August 17th, The Russian House will be celebrating the Savior of the Apple, Honey, Bread Feast Day with a special occasion buffet.

    Come Join...more

    BookPeople Booksigning-Terri Apple Actress, Writer

    Presented by BookPeople

    August 20, 2014

     

    Terri Apple (Actress, Writer) is one of the top voiceover actors in the country-She will be doing a booksigning at 7 PM August 20th at BookPeople.

     

    Terri Apple...more

    Camp Fire Summer Camp

    Presented by Camp Fire

    June 9 - August 22, 2014

    Camp Fire Summer Camp is 10 weeks of fun in nature! Each week of camp has a unique theme related to science and nature, with learning activities and field trips related to that theme. Camp Fire is...more

    Ice Ball 2014

    Presented by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas at Hyatt Regency Austin

    August 23, 2014

    Join us for Austin’s brightest gem, the 10th Anniversary Ice Ball gala benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas! Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, seated dinner, auction and...more

    ACC's Music Business, Performance and Technology Open House and Orientation

    Presented by Music Business, Performance and Technology

    August 23, 2014

    ACC's Music Business, Performance and Technology will be holding an Open House and Orientation.

    This is a great opportunity to view the facilities, meet the faculty and staff and have...more

    Octia of the Pink Ocean - Sneak Previews!

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX

    August 10 - August 23, 2014

    For Mature Audiences. Sexual imagery, partial nudity, and adult language.

    From the creators of contemporary opera and musical theatre epics Elytra, Vampyress, Pythia Dust,...more

    Stand Up for Mental Health Comedy Show

    Presented by VSA Texas and Conspire Theatre at Cap City Comedy Club

    August 24, 2014

    On Sunday, August 24, at Cap City Comedy Club at 8120 Research Blvd #100, Austin TX, ten comics from the Austin area will debut their new stand-up acts. VSA Texas is presenting Stand Up For Mental...more

    Studio Space Open House

    Presented by Imagine Art at 11th Street Station

    July 7 - August 31, 2014

    PRESS RELEASE

    Imagine Art announces the launch of ReNEW East, a creative incubator for artists on the east side.  10,000 sqft of warehouse space has been converted to studios, gallery...more

    Splash Jam

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park

    August 31, 2014

    Admission is free. The event kicks off with a washer tournament at 4 pm with the rest of the event starting at 5 pm. The festival will feature live music and inflatables. Fees apply for face...more

    Urinetown: The Musical

    Presented by The City Theatre Company at The City Theatre

    August 15 - September 7, 2014

    One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, Urinetown is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. In a...more

    Tour de Cure

    Presented by American Diabetes Association

    September 13, 2014

    The Central Texas American Diabetes Association presents its third annual Tour de Cure on September 13, 2014. The signature fundraising cycling event is the only cycling event in Texas dedicated...more

    Capital of Texas QuiltFest

    Presented by Austin Area Quilt Guild at Palmer Events Center

    September 12 - September 14, 2014

    60+vendors

    375+ quilts

    Live demonstrations

    Raffle quilt

    Boutique and Silent Auction

    Children's area with scavenger hunt

    Quilts for Sale


    Studio Spotlight -- The Firebird and Agon

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    September 18, 2014

    Join us for an up-close and personal view of dancers rehearsing in the studio! Learn about Ballet Austin's The Firebird and Balanchine's Agon. Watch the dancers rehearse excerpts from the...more

    Texas Nonprofit Summit

    Presented by Greenlights for NonProfit Success at The Renaissance Hotel

    September 18 - September 19, 2014

    Join more than 700 nonprofit professionals and community leaders to experience an energizing, two days of learning and networking. Hear about nonprofit trends and innovations, and get to know...more

    Bubble Run - Austin

    Presented by Black Flag Events at Travis County Exposition Center

    September 27, 2014

     The BUBBLE RUN™ is 5km of frothy goodness! At each kilometer, participants will run through Bubble Zones and come out covered head to toe in colored bubbles and foam!


    Whiskies of the World®, Austin

    Presented by Whiskies of the World

    September 27, 2014

     

    Whisky lovers rejoice; Whiskies of the World Expo is coming back to town!

    After the grand success of the first two events, we are back in Texas...more

    SPIRIT

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Building Bridges Art Gala

    Presented by The Arc of the Capital Area at Hyatt Regency 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

    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

    Studio Spotlight -- The Nutcracker

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    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

    East Austin Handmade Arts Market @ The VORTEX

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Southern Skies Social

    Presented by Austin Planetarium

    October 30, 2013 - on going

    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

    February 14, 2012 - on going

     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

    February 16, 2012 - on going

    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

    October 8, 2013 - on going

    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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