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    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 Round Rock.

    Funds raised will help with production costs for our 16th annual Austin Children's Nutcracker and will further the missions that are at the core of our organization: to build a vibrant arts ...more


    2nd Annual VERGE Summer Art Show

    Presented by VERGE Art Events

    July 31, 2016

    The 2nd Annual VERGE Summer Art Show will be Sunday, July 31st, 2:00pm- 6:00pm at the Aveda Institute, 6001 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752.

     

    This...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

    The Dionysium Summer Show : Chaos

    Presented by The Dionysium at Alamo Drafthouse Village, Austin

    August 3, 2016


    Chaos, we are told, rules. On August 3rd The Dionysium will explore the, well, chaotic realm of Chaos. Our venerable president of The Dionysium, L.B. Deyo, will begin the evening with a...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

    MBPT Open House and Orientation

    Presented by Music Business, Performance and Technology

    August 6, 2016

    MBPT Open House and Orientation is is a chance for anyone to explore the MBPT program.
    All our studio / Lab facilities will be on show, plus this is a great opportunity to meet the...more

    Beer by the Bay

    Presented by Horseshoe Bay Resort

    August 5 - August 6, 2016

    Music is in the air at Horseshoe Bay Resort! On Friday, August 5th, the AAA-four diamond resort will kick off its fourth annual Beer by the Bay Music Festival. Performances range from national...more

    Bollywood Day

    Presented by Agni Entertainment and The Acro-Cats of Chicago in Austin at Texas Capitol , Austin

    August 6, 2016

    What’s the first thing that comes to mind when, you think of Bollywood? Bright costumes? The large groups of people breaking into spontaneous song and dance? All this and more will be happening,...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

    Transpositions

    Presented by Austin Community College Arts & Humanities Division

    August 11 - August 12, 2016

    Transpositions is an interdisciplinary evening showcasing collaborations between Austin Community College faculty and students from dance, music, drama, creative writing, art, RTF, and video game...more

    Annual Unified Auditions - calling all actors!

    Presented by Austin Creative Alliance and Vortex Repertory Company at The VORTEX, Austin

    August 14, 2016

    Calling Austin actors! Austin Creative Alliance and The VORTEX will be hosting our Annual Unified Auditions. This event is designed to encourage collaboration among theater companies in...more

    FRIDAY NIGHT FLIX: THE GOONIES

    Presented by Austin Film Festival

    August 19, 2016

    Join us on Friday, August 19th as we continue our Friday Night Flix series with the Lone Star Court featuring the 80’s classic The Goonies.

    A group of friends who call...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

    Bread & Butter

    Presented by ICOSA Collective

    July 29 - August 20, 2016

    In a city becoming prohibitively expensive, BREAD AND BUTTER celebrates the impulse to make art regardless of a guaranteed audience,

    BREAD & BUTTER

    July 29th to August...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

    Thinkery21: Transformations

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery, Austin

    August 25, 2016

    Grown ups can enjoy an evening at Thinkery on their own. At Thinkery21 we close the museum to kids and let adults, ages 21 and up, eat, drink and mingle while experiencing innovative science and...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

    Little Shop of Horrors

    Presented by The City Theatre Company at The City Theatre, Austin

    August 19 - September 11, 2016

    Feed the need for musical hilarity with this screamingly funny, gleefully twisted, out-of-this-world hit musical. Little Shop has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard...more

    After Glow: An Exclusive Evening Benefiting Thinkery

    Presented by Thinkery

    September 16, 2016

    Join us Friday, September 16 at the JW Marriott Austin as we bask in the After...more

    Voyager Music Festival 2016

    Presented by VoyagerFest at Spider House, Austin

    September 17 - September 18, 2016

    The 2016 Voyager Music Festival will be an incredible celebration of experimental and progressive music featuring:

    Chasca, Stop Motion Orchestra, Worhol, The Invincible...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

    Whiskies of the World

    Presented by Whiskies of the World at Four Seasons Hotel - Austin, Austin

    September 29, 2016

    Whiskies of the World gathers the world’s most fascinating distilled spirits along with their makers and ambassadors to give its guests an opportunity to sample, learn and experience a...more

    Bug Night Out at the Wildflower Center

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

    October 7, 2016

    What is crawling through the dirt at dusk? What types of insects take flight at night? Bring a flashlight to our family-friendly event and check out the nightlife at the Center! We’ll have...more

    Fall Native Plant Sale at the Wildflower Center

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

    October 14 - October 15, 2016

    Fall is the best time to plant in Texas! The Center’s native plant sales have been helping Texans create beautiful, wildlife-friendly gardens for more than 10 years. Join us to purchase plants,...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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