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    Get Your Art On 2010


    Welcome to your guide to Austin’s Get Your Art On events and attractions. Just click your armadillos to follow them to fun. All events listed below are also listed individually under their genre throughout this site. Be sure to visit our wonderful sponsors at the bottom of this page who helped bring this city-wide celebration to you.





    Alamo Drafthouse
    Action Pack Michael Jackson Sing-Along
    Oct 14, 21, 28
    Films of the Mexican Revolution: Viva Zapata
    Oct 5
    Terror Tuesdays
    Oct 5, 12, 19, 26
    Films of the Mexican Revolution: El Prisionero 13
    Oct 12
    G.I. JOE Stop Motion Film Festival
    Oct 20
    Master Pancake Theater: Twilight
    Oct 8-9, 15-16
    Movies in the Park, Presented by Fantastic Fest:
    Oct 14

    Austin Film Festival
    Austin Film Festival
    Oct 21-28

    Austin Museum of Art
    A Great Day in Harlem
    Oct 4

    Bob Bullock State History Museum
    Texas Spirit Theater:
    Star of Destiny
    Wild Texas Weather


    IMAX Theatre:
    Texas - The Big Picture
    Legends of Flight 3D
    Hubble 3D
    The Alps
    Arabia 3D


    The Long Center for the Performing Arts
    HD Screening of Love's Labours Lost
    Oct 1

    Austin Public Library - University Hills
    Zombie Fest 3
    Zombie Movies
    Oct 2, 9, 16
    Zombie Video Game Tournament
    Oct 23
    Zombie Fest Blowout
    Oct 30





    Austin Community College
    "Mauritius" by Theresa Rebeck
    Oct 8 - 17

    Austin Playhouse
    Alfred Hitchcock's "The 39 Steps"
    Thru Oct 30

    Black Swan Productions
    "Hamlet" in Boggy Creek Cemetary
    Thru Oct 21

    The Baron's Men
    A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Oct 16

    Bastrop Opera House
    The Bald Soprano & The Lesson
    Oct 8 - 16
    Pruning the Family Tree
    Oct 29 - Nov 13

    Capital T Theatre
    Hunter Gatherers
    Oct 14 - Nov 6

    City Theatre
    The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later
    Thru Oct 17

    Esther's Follies
    Austin's Legendary Comedy & Magic Show

    Georgetown Palace Theatre
    Thru Oct 31

    Hyde Park Theatre
    Thru Oct 9

    The Long Center for the Performing Arts
    Jaston Williams' Cowboy Noises
    Oct 6 - 17

    One World Theatre at Riverbend
    Benise, The Spanish Guitar
    Oct 15

    One World Theatre
    "My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish, And I'm [STILL] in Therapy" with Steve Solomon
    Oct 17

    Paradox Players
    Oct 1 - 17

    Paramount Theatre
    Patton Oswalt
    Oct 2
    John Lithgow, "Stories By Heart"
    Oct 12
    Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious
    Oct 17
    Garrison Keillor
    Oct 19


    Rubber Repertory / Salvage Vanguard Theatre
    Biography of Phyisical Sensations
    Oct 14 - 30

    Sam Bass Community Theatre
    Secondary Cause of Death
    Thru Oct 16

    Scottish Rite Theatre
    Thru Oct 3

    Southwestern University Sarofim School of Arts
    The Man Who Came to Dinner
    Oct 21 - 24

    Always... Patsy Cline
    Oct 15 - 31

    Texas State University - San Marcos
    Oct 5 - 10

    Trouble Puppet Theatre Company
    Frankenstein: The Trouble Puppet Show
    Thru Oct 3

    University of Texas Dept. Of Theatre & Dance
    The Fantasticks
    Oct 15-24

    Vortex Repertory Theatre
    Oct 15 - Nov 13

    Way Off-Broadway Community Player
    Noises Off
    Thru Oct 16

    Weird City Theatre
    The Servant Girl Annihilator
    Oct 28 - Nov 7

    ZACH Theatre





    Austin Community College
    Alurista: Chicano Poet & Activist
    Oct 14

    Visiting Authors
    President Jimmy Carter: White House Diary
    Oct 29

    Carver Museum & Cultural Center
    Folktales African-American Literary Society
    Oct 15

    The Independent 501 Studios
    Austin Poetry Slam
    Every Wednesday
    The Encyclopedia Show Austin: Dinosaurs!

    Oct 14

    Harry Ransom Center
    Poetry on the Plaza: Language of Photography
    Oct 6
    A Conversation with Charles R. Larson
    Oct 14
    David Foster Wallace's Life And Work at Texas Book Festival
    Oct 16-17
    Helmut & Alison Gernsheim's Lives and Work at Texas Book Festival
    Oct 19

    Ruta Maya Coffee House
    Poetry Open Mic Night
    Every Tuesday

    Texas Book Festival
    Various Authors and Figures
    October 16-17





    Austin City Limits Music Festival
    The Eagles, MIA, Muse, Phish, The Strokes, Flaming Lips, & more
    October 18-20

    Austin Classical Guitar Society
    Pavel Steidi
    Oct 9

    Austin Music Hall
    Oct 26

    Austin Symphonic Band
    Fall Concert in the Park
    Oct 3

    Austin Symphony Orchestra
    Judith Ingolfsson, Violinist, Dell Hall
    Oct 8-9
    Cirque De La Symphony, Pops Series, Dell Hall
    Oct 23

    Chorus Austin
    Mozart's Mass in C-Minor
    NW Hills United Methodist

    Oct 16
    St. Matthew's Episcopal
    Oct 17

    Sing Freedom: African American Spirituals
    St. Martin's Lutheran Church
    Oct 1-2
    St. Matthew's Episcopal Church
    Oct 3

    Esquina Tango
    El Tule Live
    Oct 16

    Frank Erwin Center
    World Vision "Make a Difference" Tour
    Oct 7
    Machete Music Tour 2010
    Oct 27

    La Follia Austin Baroque
    Going for Baroque with Conspirare Children's Choir
    St. Martin's Lutheran Church

    October 16
    First Presbyterian Church
    October 17

    La  Zona Rosa
    Sara Bareilles
    Oct 3
    Robert Earl Keen
    Oct 8
    Oct 16

    The Long Center for the Performing Arts
    Straight No Chaser
    Oct 16
    Frankie Vallie & The Four Seasons
    Oct 17
    Sufjan Stevens
    Oct 19
    Drumline Live
    Oct 20

    One World Theatre
    Suzanne Vega
    Oct 1
    Billy Cobham
    Oct 13
    Brian Culbertson
    Oct 14
    Calfornia Guitar Trio
    Oct 24
    Little River Band
    Oct 29

    Paramount Theatre
    Chris Isaak
    Oct 13
    Guy Clark
    Oct 19

    Pro Arts Collective
    District Day Concert: Leela James
    Oct 16

    The Climb with Carmelo de Los Santos
    Oct 23

    Salon Concerts
    Concert 1
    Oct 10 & 12

    Spotlight on Opera
    The Song Cafe
    Oct 23

    Texas Early Music Project
    Splendors of Naples: Gesualdo Through Pergolesi
    Oct 29 & 31

    Texas State University San Marcos
    Guest Artist Series: Kithara Duo
    Oct 17
    Carolyn Welter
    Oct 19
    Texas State Faculty String Quartet
    Oct 20
    Aurelien Petillot
    Oct 22
    Young-Hyun Cho
    Oct 30

    University of Texas Butler School of Music
    Jessen Series: David Small, Baritone
    Oct 15

    University of Texas Performing Arts
    Jordi Savali, Herperion XXX & Tembembe
    Oct 3
    Academy of St. Martin in The Fields with Jonathan Biss, Piano
    Oct 22
    Luciana Souza Trio
    Oct 25
    Cyro Baptista: Villa-Lobos/Vira-Loucos
    Oct 26

    Victory Grill
    Blue Monday Blues Jam
    Every Monday

    Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve
    Krista Detor
    Oct 16







    Rocktoberfest 2010
    Oct 16

    Art on 5th
    The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss

    Austin Children's Museum
    Tinkerer's Workshop
    En Mi Familia / In My Family
    Funstruction Zone

    Austin Museum of Art
    Family Saturday
    Oct 9

    Austin Symphony Orchestra
    Halloween Concert
    Oct 24

    Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
    Tango Alpha Charlie: Texas Aviation Celebration
    Thru Jan 11

    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
    5th Annual Goblins in the Garden
    October 24

    One World Theater
    Click Clack Moo
    Oct 9

    Paper Moon Repertory
    The Adventures of Iris & Momo
    Thru Oct 10

    Salado Silver Spur Theatre
    You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown
    Thru Oct 23

    Scottish Rite Chidren's Theatre
    The Princess & The Pea
    Thru Oct 31





    Gnap! Theater Projects
    No Shame Theater Open Mic

    Oct 1
    Saturday Night Special!

    Capital City Comedy Club
    Kristen Key
    Thru Oct 2
    Daniel Kinno from the Bob & Tom Show

    Oct 6-9
    "Big Vell" Lavelle Crawford
    Oct 14 -17
    Matt Sadler, from KLBJ's Rock & Roll Half Time Show
    Oct 20 - 23
    Gary Gulman
    Oct 27 - 30

    Cafe Caffeine
    People Saying Things Live!
    ComedySportz Competitive Improv


    CageMatch Competitive Improv
    Midnight Society w/ The Frank Mills
    Stool Pigeon

    Texas Performing Arts
    Daniel Tosh
    Oct 1

    The Hideout Theater
    Maestro: Elimination-Style Improv
    The Threefer

    The New Movement
    Block Party Comedy Mixtape
    The Main Event







    Arthouse at the Jones Center
    Reopening Celebration
    Oct 22, (Public Opening Oct 24)

    Cypriene Gallard: Cities of Gold Mirrors
    Mequitta Ahuja: Automythography
    Ryan Hennessee: The Spacious Present
    Jason Middlebrook: More Art About Buildings & Food

    Open Oct 27

    Austin Art Space
    Paul Borelli, Solo Exhibition
    Thru Oct

    Austin Center for Photography
    An Evening with Bruce Davidson
    Oct 27

    Austin City Hall
    The People Gallery Exhibition

    Austin Details + Art
    The Neon Show
    Thru Oct 8
    Essence: The Truth in the Portrait
    Oct 14-30

    Austin Museum of Art - Downtown
    Process to Print: Graphic Works by Romare Bearden
    Thru Nov 14

    Austin Museum of Art - Laguna Gloria
    La Dolce Vita Food & Wine Festival
    Oct 14

    Blanton Museum of Art
    Anna Craycroft: Subject of Learning
    Oct 17
    Turner to Monet: Masterpieces from the Walters Art Museum
    Oct 2 - Jan 2

    Butridge Gallery, Dougherty Arts Center
    Machines & Creaking Carts: Eve Whitaker
    Oct 6-28

    Emma Barientos Mexican American Cultural
    El Pueblo de Las Nubes (Town of Clouds)
    Thru Oct 30
    Mexican American First: Trailblazers of Åustin and Travis County
    Thru Oct 2
    Tierra Y Su Gente: The Rio Grande Photograph Exhibit by Robert Runyan
    Oct 23 - Jan 3

    D. Berman Gallery
    Joseph Phillips & Shawn Smith
    Thru Oct 9
    Malcom Bucknall
    Oct 15 - Nov 27

    Gallery Shoal Creek
    Aleksander & Lyuba Titovets
    Oct 22 - Nov 20

    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
    Texas Folk Life Yard Show
    Thru Dec 5
    Gourd Art
    Oct 23

    Promises of Independence & Revolution: Artists Interpreting Mexico
    Thru Nov 21
    Viva La Vida Fest
    Oct 23

    Skillpoint Alliance
    Art Across Americas Exhibition
    Oct 9

    St. Edward's University Fine Art Gallery
    Solar Powered Paper Dolls: Carol Fleuckiger
    Thru Oct 14
    Consider the Source: Michael Kellner & Alexandra Robinson
    Oct 27 - Nov 11

    Southwestern University Fine Art Gallery
    Central Texas Collects Ceramic Spectrum
    Oct 18 - Nov 11

    Texas Folklife
    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Yard Show Based on Jill Nokes' Book
    Thru Dec 5

    Texas State University Gallery
    10th Annual Alumni Invitational
    Thru Oct 21
    Mark Schatz: Signs of Life
    Oct 26 - Nov 21
    Spinode: Vincent Falsetta & Jessica Halonen
    Oct 26 - Nov 21

    Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum
    Umlauf: The Next Generation - Karl Madelon, Lynn and Arthur
    Oct 28 - January 23

    UT Visual Arts Center
    Ry Roccklen: ZZZ's
    Thru Dec 18
    Sumi Ink Club Session
    Thru Oct 16
    Deconstruct & Reconstruct
    Thru Oct 23
    Glaciers: Magali Lara
    Thru Oct 23
    Thru Oct 16
    Losing Faith: Landon O'Brien & T.J. Hunt
    Oct 21 - Nov 18
    John Kingerlee: A Painter's Passage
    Oct 29 - Dec 18

    Wally Workman Gallery
    Honora Jacob: New Painting
    Oct 2 - 30

    West End Galleries Tour
    Various Locations
    Oct 7

    Women & Their Work
    Virginia Yount: Unsustainable Attainment
    Oct 2 - November 11

    Yard Dog
    Jon Langford: Old Devils & Other New Paintings





    Ballet Afrique
    Walk, Run, Hop, Leap: An Evening of New Works
    Oct 21 - 23

    Blue Lapis Light
    Oct 3

    Tapestry Dance Company
    Voice of Rhythm
    Oct 29 - 30

    Texas Performing Arts
    MOMIX: Botanica
    Oct 28-29




    Want to make, do, sing, play, film, dance, act, paint and create art? Get your Art on—hands on—here: 

    Abrakadoodle Art Education for Children abrakadoodle.comTX03
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    Art & Soul Austin
    Arthur Murray Dance Studio
    Asian American Cultural Center
    Atelier 3-D
    Austin Area Quilt Guild
    Austin Art Garage
    Austin Bellydance Association
    Austin Children's Museum
    Austin Children's Theater
    Austin Clown
    Austin Dance India
    Austin Figurative Gallery
    Austin Film Society
    Austin Museum of Art
    Austin Parks & Rec. Department
    Austin School of Film
    Austin Script Works
    Austin Shakespeare
    Austin Visual Arts Association
    Aztlan Dance Company
    Badgerdog Literary Publishing
    Ballet Austin
    Bead It
    Blue Lapis Light
    Blue Moon Glassworks
    Bollywood Shake
    BriteLites Studio
    Buzz Productions
    Carver Museum and Cultural Center ci.austin.tx.uscarver
    Center Stage Texas
    CK McFarland Film Acting at Alleywood Studios
    Clay Ways
    Clay Works
    Cold Towne
    Creative Side Jewelry
    D'Ette & Co. Dancers
    Dance Discovery
    Dance Institute
    Dance International
    Dance Xplosion
    Dancers Workshop
    Dougherty Arts School
    Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin
    Feats of Clay
    Fiore Music Studio
    Galaxy Dance Studio
    GRRL Action
    KidsActing Studio
    Lucila Dance Production
    Marmalade Skies
    Merlin-Works Institute for Improvisation
    Mexic-Arte Museum
    Mexican American Cultural Center
    Mobile Film School
    Move Your Tale
    Paula Russell
    Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance and Cultural Center
    Reel Women
    Shirley McPhail School of Dance
    Spank Dance
    State Theatre School of Acting
    Stitch Lab
    Tapestry Dance Company
    The Hideout
    The Institution Theatre
    The Knitting Nest
    The New Movement
    Totally Cool Totally Art
    Vortex Repertory Company
    Writers' League of Texas
    ZACH Theater


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