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    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 thousands of attendees the opportunity to learn more about Native Americans and their culture. There is a Native American Food Court outside the venue and about a hundred Native American vendors selling authentic jewelry ...more


    Oh! Susanna: Susanna Dickinson's Bicentennial Birthday Celebration

    Presented by Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig Museum and Austin Parks and Recreation at Susanna Dickinson Museum, Austin

    November 2, 2014

    Live Music by the Marshall Ford Swing Band - Cannon Firing, Cake and More!


    Ask the Psychopomp

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    October 30 - November 2, 2014

    Where: The Pony Shed @ The VORTEX

    Free Parking. Bus Route
    The Butterfly Bar @The VORTEX--open nightly at 5 pm
    Patrizi’s serves dinner nightly.

    Ask the Psychopomp...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

    Electro"lit" Glow Run

    Presented by Spark Fitness Club

    November 5, 2014

    Come "glow" with us on a community (i.e. free) 3, 4.5 or 7 mile run starting at Lukes/Spark Fitness, Electro'lit" sponsored by Nuun.
     


    DUE EAST!

    Presented by Big Medium

    November 6, 2014

    Big Medium will launch the 2014 East Austin Studio Tour with its fall fundraiser, DUE EAST!, on Thursday, November 6. Big Medium is taking over 1501 E 6th St – the old Nuevo Leon restaurant...more

    CotFG presents Flinching Eye Collective: The Aberration Tour

    Presented by Church of the Friendly Ghost at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin

    November 6, 2014

    The Church of Friendly Ghost is proud to be one of only three Texas dates on the Flinching Eye Collective‘s, 2014 Aberration Tour. The F.E.C. is a 7 member collective of multi disciplinary...more

    Austin Creative Reuse’s Raise the Roof Event

    Presented by Austin Creative Reuse at South Austin Brewery, Austin

    November 7, 2014

     Raise the Roof is an event hosted by Austin Creative Reuse in effort to build Austin’s first and only reuse center – providing a brick and mortar community and retail space for...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

    Journey to the Dork Side

    Presented by Doctor Pete Productions LLC

    November 7 - November 8, 2014

    Nerd Comedy comes to Austin, TX on Nov. 7 & 8 courtesy of two Georgia Tech faculty who teach engineering and math by day, and do comedy by night. Pete Ludovice of the Chemical &...more

    23rd Annual Austin Native American Powwow

    Presented by Great Promise for American Indians at Tony Burger Center, Austin

    November 8, 2014

    Saturday, November 8th, is the Austin Powwow and Heritage Festival.  This day-long event draws up to 50,000 participants and audience members combined, and features approximately...more

    Mannequins

    Presented by Women Printmakers of Austin

    October 18 - November 9, 2014

    Mannequins is an art exhibition presenting the photo intaglio prints of Carol Hayman at the Women Printmakers of Austin Gallery and Studio at Canopy.  Join the artist for a reception on...more

    Ziggy Do 2: a British-inspired Rock and Roll Lawn Party

    Presented by Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre

    November 9, 2014

    Party Ziggy-Do style at The Academy–the iconic home of Claudette and Hugh Lowe–for an afternoon of all things British. On November 9, Andrea Arial Dance Theater will host Ziggy Do...more

    Children's Musical Workshop: Traditional Chinese Instruments

    Presented by Asian American Resource Center and Austin Parks and Recreation at Asian American Resource Center, Austin

    November 9, 2014

    Join us for this interactive, FREE event. Kids will enjoy a short performance and then may browse the different and even play with the instruments in this uniquely Asian musical...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

    Creek Show: Light Night 2014

    Presented by Waller Creek Conservancy

    November 13, 2014

    Come join Waller Creek Conservancy at Austin’s Waller Creek for Creek Show: Light Night 2014! Experience the creek as a walkable backdrop for five large-scale light installations designed by...more

    Wild & Precious

    Presented by UT Austin School of Social Work

    November 13, 2014

    The UT Austin School of Social Work is hosting a one-night only event of Steve Cadwell’s one-man show, “Wild & Precious” in our Utopia Theatre. Groups of 10 or more may...more

    Desire Mapping and Fire Starting

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    November 14, 2014

    An evening with Danielle LaPorte

    We have the procedures of achievement upside down. We go after the stuff we want to have, get, accomplish, and experience outside of ourselves. And we...more

    Día de los Muertos

    Presented by La Peña at La Peña, Austin

    November 1 - November 15, 2014

    Día de los Muertos

    A Collective Exhibit of Altares and Art

    Opening Night: Saturday, November 1, 2014, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

    Featuring art...more

    Silk Road Gala

    Presented by Asian Family Support Services of Austin at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    November 15, 2014

    Join us On the Silk Road on November 15 at 7PM at the grand Bullock Texas State History Museum for an evening of Asian cuisine, live and silent auction, and festive cultural performances! Asian...more

    Harry Potter Fest

    Presented by The Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-in at Austin Film Studios

    November 5 - November 15, 2014

    This November, Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In will host its inaugural Potter Fest! From Nov 5-15, the Blue will transform into Hogwarts where Potterheads can unite for evenings filled with...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

    Music Without Boundaries

    Presented by Yellow House Records at One 2 One, Austin

    November 16, 2014

    Music Without Boundaries, bringing together people from diverse cultures and different music tribes. Promoting peace, tolerance and diversity as people get exposed to different cultures through...more

    PREMIERE OF “DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE”

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Texas Performing Arts- Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    November 11 - November 16, 2014

    WHO: Lexus Broadway in Austin at Texas Performing Arts WHAT: Premiere of “Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage” WHEN: November 11 - 16, 2014 Tuesday – Friday at 8...more

    “Kano” film screening and Q&A with director Umin Boya

    Presented by Asian American Resource Center at Asian American Resource Center, Austin

    November 17, 2014

    This film, which was a blockbuster success in Taiwan in 2014, depicts the multi-racial Kano baseball team from southern Taiwan overcoming extreme odds to represent the island in the 1931 Japanese...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

    Farm Fresh Accessibility Project fundraiser

    Presented by Heart of Gold Organics

    November 22, 2014

    On November 22, Heart of Gold Organics–a family-run aquaponics farm in Central Texas–is hosting a fundraiser for the Farm Fresh Accessibility Project, an exciting new concept that...more

    iACT's 30th ANNUAL INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING SERVICE & CELEBRATION

    Presented by Interfaith Action of Central Texas

    November 23, 2014

    You are invited to share in iACT's 30th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service and Celebration at 3:00 PM on November 23, 2014 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, located at 2938 E. 13th St, Austin,...more

    Thanksgiving at the Russian House

    Presented by The Russian House of Austin at Russian House, Austin

    November 27, 2014

     Whether you're planning a traditional Thanksgiving meal or looking for some unique options, the Russian House will make your Thanksgiving holiday memorable!


    All The Time Travels All The Time

    Presented by dystheatre and The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    October 19 - November 29, 2014

    It's a workshop, it's a festival, and it's a show. It's all three in every show. It's a smorgasbord fiesta safari of localized ART. Theatre, dance, puppetry, film,...more

    Films of 1939: 'The Wizard of Oz'

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    December 4, 2014

    The Ransom Center’s series “Films of 1939” concludes with The Wizard of Oz on Thursday, December 4, at 7 p.m.

    In this early Technicolor classic directed by Victor...more

    Holiday Tree Lighting & Santa’s Workshop

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park

    December 5, 2014

    On this magical night, join us in the tradition of lighting the tree. Over 60,000 lights illuminate the largest Live Oak Tree in Cedar Park. Santa's Workshop will kick off immediately...more

    The Fourth Annual Day of Tango Festival

    Presented by Academy of Tango - Texas and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at The Ben Hur Shrine Auditorium, Austin

    December 5 - December 7, 2014

    Join The Academy of Tango - Texas for the fourth annual "Day of Tango" Festival in Austin, Texas with performances by international Tango champions, local area Tango...more

    The Nutcracker

    Presented by TexARTS

    December 6 - December 7, 2014

    TexARTS Youth Ballet Theatre presents the classic story of The Nutcracker! Come join a festive party and watch in wonder as the Sugar Plum Fairy hosts a dazzling array of dances! Special guest...more

    Domestic Disturbance: New Works by Deborah Roberts

    Presented by DiverseArts Culture Works at New East Arts Gallery, Austin

    November 1 - December 7, 2014

    Where: New East Arts Gallery@Saltillo Lofts
    1601 East 5th St, Suite 106
    Austin, TX 78702

    Opening Reception: Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

    Run of Exhibition: Nov. 1 thru Dec....more

    Drumming in Espanol with Roots & Rhythms Cultural Arts Program and Mariposas Spanish School for Kids

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms and Mariposas Spanish School for Kids

    October 18 - December 13, 2014

    This fun and exciting workshop in Spanish is geared for children ages 3-9 years old, and includes hands on activities, together with drumming and singing in Spanish. October workshop will feature...more

    Holiday Extravaganza

    Presented by TexARTS at TexARTS Kam and James Morris Theater, Austin

    December 13 - December 14, 2014

    The TexARTS Broadway Company stars in this holiday revue that features Rockette-style numbers, your favorite holiday hits, and a special appearance by Santa Claus! This perfectly wonderful...more

    The Polar VORTEX Ball

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    December 14, 2014

    Save the date - December 14th, 2014!

    The VORTEX is excited to announce The Polar VORTEX Ball, a night of music, dancing, and performance. Join a stellar cast of VORTEX company members and...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

    A Child's Christmas In Wales 2014

    Presented by Alex Coke at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Austin

    December 21, 2014

    A Child's Christmas In Wales

     

    Experience the music & magic of Texas jazz musicians Alex Coke, Suzi Stern, Rich Harney, and Evan Arredondo...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

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