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    International Mud Day

    Presented by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin

    June 25, 2016

    Celebrate the wonders of mud in the Family Garden!

    Come dressed for the mess! Soils play an important role in healthy landscapes, and we love learning by playing and getting our hands dirty at the Center. Explore bugs and other organisms that live in dirt and mud, make seed balls to take home and craft mud into works of art. After everyone washes their hands, dig into the summer clearance sale at the ...more


    Austin WebFest

    Presented by Austin Creative Alliance and Austin Creative Alliance at Maggie Mae's , Austin

    June 23 - June 26, 2016

    Annual Digital Series Festival, inviting filmmakers from around the globe to compete and screen their series as well as network and get to know Austin and Texas. Grand Prize trip to Marseille,...more

    Summer Film Series: Vaudeville and Vitaphone Shorts

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    June 30, 2016

    In the early days of talkies, Warner Brothers hired some of the top variety stars of the day to create "living sound" recordings of their acts. This "Vaudeville and Vitaphone" series of...more

    Nature Nights

    Presented by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin

    June 9 - June 30, 2016

    Nature Nights are fun-filled explorations of plants, animals and the ecology of Central Texas. Each Nature Night features interactive presentations, hikes with experts in their fields, book...more

    Bodhi Buddies - A mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids

    Presented by Mind Body Yoga

    June 13 - July 1, 2016

    Mind Body Yoga presents “Bodhi Buddies,” a mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids.  Bodhi in Sanskrit means ‘awakened or enlightened’ and reflects our mission – to awaken...more

    The Classical Garden

    Presented by The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin

    July 9, 2016

    A new collaboration of The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum and The Austin Symphony celebrating the Legacy of Charles Umlauf with Honorary Host Jane Sibley.


    Yoga Summit & Kirtan with Jai Uttal

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    July 10, 2016

    Challenge yourself to explore new techniques and learn philosophies from three different yoga disciplines at this unique event. All levels are welcome to choose two classes out of the six we are...more

    The Counseling Session by Tarik Daniels

    Presented by #whatsinthemirror and Austin Creative Alliance

    July 6 - July 10, 2016

    Whatsinthemirror? Presents

    THE COUNSELING SESSION

     

    AUSTIN, TX – Whatsinthemirror? is pleased to bring you The Counseling...more

    Summer Film Series: Frida (2002)

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    July 14, 2016

    Salma Hayek stars as Frida Kahlo in the 2002 film Frida, directed by Julie Taymor. The Ransom Center's art collection includes Frida Kahlo's Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and...more

    ¡A Viva Voz! Celebration:

    Presented by Lozano Long Institute of Latin America Studies

    April 14 - July 15, 2016

    LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections proudly presents the 14th annual ¡A Viva Voz! Celebration of Latina/o Arts and Culture: “Historias/Viajes: A Conversation with Marta...more

    Dance Africa Fest

    Presented by Dance Africa Fest

    July 16, 2016

    This all-day workshop and performance series celebrates the rhythms and movements of the African Diaspora, featuring international choreographer Ismael Kouyaté, Houston's own Kouman...more

    Annual Black and White Party

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

    July 22 - July 23, 2016

    Get your best Black and White outfit on and come on for our annual Black and White Party!!! This year, we’re celebrating the grand opening of the Black and White art exhibition with a...more

    Lady Bird Day

    Presented by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin

    July 24, 2016

    The Wildflower Center honors its founder, Lady Bird Johnson, and all that she did for our nation's treasured environment on Lady Bird Day. Lady Bird Day recognizes Mrs. Johnson’s...more

    Austin Chamber Music Festival

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center

    July 8 - July 24, 2016

    Celebrating 20 years of presenting world-class chamber music concerts for central Texas audiences, Austin Chamber Music Festival has announced its most dynamic lineup to date. A remarkable roster...more

    Insights: Q+A with Exhibition Designers

    Presented by The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin

    July 27, 2016

    The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum will be having a Q+A session with our Studio in the Museum exhibition designers: Stephanie Busing & Nimer Aleck.


    Bodhi Buddies - A mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids

    Presented by Mind Body Yoga

    July 11 - July 29, 2016

    Mind Body Yoga presents “Bodhi Buddies,” a mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids.  Bodhi in Sanskrit means ‘awakened or enlightened’ and reflects our mission – to awaken...more

    Evolution // an exhibit of contemporary art about evolutionary biology

    Presented by Art.Science.Gallery.

    June 18 - July 30, 2016

    Art.Science.Gallery. announces the opening of Evolution, an evolution-themed art exhibit in conjunction with the 2016  joint annual meeting of the Society for the Study of...more

    Summer FUNraiser benefiting the Austin City Ballet

    Presented by Austin City Ballet

    July 31, 2016

    On July 31, 2016 the Austin City Ballet, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is hosting our annual ‘Summer FUNraiser’ - a wine and beer tasting and silent auction at High Country Market in...more

    Case/Lang/Veirs

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

    August 3, 2016

    Several years ago on a whim, k.d. lang sent an email to Neko Case and Laura Veirs that said, “I think we should make a record together.” The three musicians were very different and barely more...more

    Amphion Youth Choir presents: SHINE ON: Stories of Hope on 8/3/2016

    Presented by Amphion Youth Choir at Northwest Hills United Methodist Church, Austin

    August 3, 2016

    Amphion Youth Choir returns for its 7th season with a brand-new Dynamic Vocal Experience.   This season's theme is SHINE ON:  Stories of Hope, an uplifiting program of Amphion Youth...more

    SAMBA RIO 2016

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

    August 5, 2016

    SAMBA 
    celebrating the opening of Olympics 2016 in Rio
    August 5, Friday from 9.30PM
    Samba classes given by Melissa Corpus
    Live Samba Performance
    Live Music by...more

    Bodhi Buddies - A mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids

    Presented by Mind Body Yoga

    August 1 - August 12, 2016

    Mind Body Yoga presents “Bodhi Buddies,” a mindfulness-based yoga summer program for kids.  Bodhi in Sanskrit means ‘awakened or enlightened’ and reflects our mission – to awaken...more

    Ice Ball Gala 2016

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

    August 20, 2016

    Join Big Brothers Big Sisters for Austin’s brightest gem, the Ice Ball gala. Enjoy an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, seated dinner, auction and live music, while also making a lifetime...more

    DJ Bling's Back 2 School Festival

    Presented by DJ Bling's Back 2 School Foundation and Austin Creative Alliance at Givens Recreation Center, Austin

    August 21, 2016

    DJ Bling's Back 2 School Festival is an effort to provide school supplies to less fortunate families in the Austin urban community during the school year. DJ Bling's Back 2 School Festival is a...more

    "Florescence" Exhibit

    Presented by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin

    June 4 - August 21, 2016

    Andrew Stalder's amazing, photorealistic floral oil paintings will be in the McDermott Learning Center. A contemporary realist oil painter, his primary inspiration is the richly diverse...more

    "Naturescapes" Exhibit

    Presented by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin

    June 4 - August 28, 2016

    Wildflower Days™ 2016 official artist, Anna Lisa Leal, presents her works in the Wildflower Center's Store. The Texan has focused professionally on Southwest landscapes and subjects...more

    Kelly McEvers' Embedded: The Humans Behind the Headlines

    Presented by The Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    August 28, 2016

    Kelly McEvers, of NPR’s award-winning radio newmagazine All Things Considered, shares her thoughts on storytelling, current events, and the world-at-large in a conversation about the headlines...more

    LOVESTREAM

    Presented by special events live at Pan Am Recreation Center, Austin

    September 1 - September 3, 2016

    LOVESTREAM is a global art celebration. Several Chakras around the world connected via live streaming to Austin. Austin will have club dates and a central concert at Pan Am Park (3rd and Chicon)...more

    21st Annual Food for Thought Signature Tasting Event

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

    September 21, 2016

    Honorary Event Chairs Mrs. Cecilia Abbott, Mrs. Anita Perry, Mrs. Laura Bush, and Mrs. Linda Gale White invite you to the 21st Annual Food for Thought tasting event to raise support for...more

    2016 RPS Texas GAINZSAW MASSacre

    Presented by Austin Simply Fit Training & Performance Center Northwest

    October 15 - October 16, 2016

    2016 RPS Texas GAINZSAW MASSacre
    The Annual RPS Killer Event
    hosted by
    Austin Simply Fit & Always Be Flexing

    Two Day Event - 150 Lifter Limit

    At...more

    L'enfant Terrible

    Presented by Denise Prince and Women & Their Work at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    October 22, 2016

    L’enfant Terrible defies the notion that there is a Rubicon one inevitably crosses from innocence to knowingness. Instead, participants will enjoy both states simultaneously and experience them...more

    Wizard School Exams

    Presented by Puzzle Room Austin

    May 13, 2016 - January 16, 2017

    Race the clock to find clues and solve puzzles in this live action team game! You've been accepted to Wizard School, but the headmaster has given you many tasks to complete before you can...more

    Wild West Riddle Roundup

    Presented by Puzzle Room Austin

    May 13, 2016 - January 16, 2017

    The Rotten Riddle Gang has escaped and it's up to your group of deputies to catch them! You have one hour to find clues and unravel their trail before those no-good varmints take over the whole...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

    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

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