The Umlauf Garden Party

The 13th Annual Umlauf Garden Party benefiting the museum’s education programs on April 28th, 2011, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. will celebrate the work of 20th-century American sculptor and Austin resident Charles Umlauf (1911-1994) while guests mingle in the grounds of the beautiful Umlauf Sculpture Garden, sip wine, and are treated to culinary creations prepared by twenty […]

2010 Mexico City Bicentennial Celebration and Art Tour organized by Mexic-Arte Museum

Mexic-Arte Museum has prepared a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for  participants to be involved in the celebrations of the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence and the Centennial of the Revolution, as well a chance to tour some of Mexico City’s most famous art destinations led by Executive Director Sylvia Orozco. Don Miles, one of the participants and author […]

Salsa Candela Latino Party hosted by Las Comadres Para Las Americas

Salsa Candela will be kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month at Copa Bar and Grill, August 27th from 6:30PM to 9:30PM, benefiting the 2011 Hispanic/Latino/Indigenous Heritages Celebration organized by Las Comadres Para Las Americas.  The fundraiser will also include potluck and silent auction. The tight group of friends performing, Salsa Candela, specialize in a variety of […]

World Music Night bringing diversity to Austin

For one year now, Bemba Entertainment and KUT90.5/KUT.org have brought World Music Night every Tuesday to Momo’s, giving Austin a chance to connect with cultures from all over the world through music.  Founded in 2007 by Brandon Badillo, Bemba Entertainment has been producing unique events inspired by the arts and multiculturalism.  World Music Night, one […]

“Fun Fun Fun Fest”: The economics of the ‘Trickle Down Effect of Fun’

Fun Fun Fun Fest announced today in a press conference that would be putting into effect a “Fun Stimulus Plan.”  The Fun Fun Fun Fest executive team  presented an engaging laser-guided Power Point display where they explained in full details of the “trickle down effect” of fun. The full lineup for the 5th annual Fun […]

Dance Showcase features dancers of all ages, sizes, and abilities

Diverse dance groups featuring routines from different genres and dancers of various ages, sizes, and abilities held a showcase on July 17 at the Go Dance Studios in Northcross Mall, next door to Guitar Center. The first annual Austin Dance Showcase was put on by Body Positive Dance, a non-profit dedicated to helping create healthy […]

Colombian Independence Day in Austin

To Colombians, July 20 is symbolic because that is the day their country became an independent republic. Some Austin area Colombians celebrated their country’s 200th year of independence from Spain, Bicentennial Day, this past weekend. “Colombia is the country with the 29th largest population in the world, 4th largest economy in Latin America. People celebrating […]

Fourth of July events around Austin

Not sure what to do to celebrate America’s 234th birthday?  Below is a list of events happening in and around Austin this July 4th weekend, fireworks included. Fri July 02 Carlos’n Charlie’s Fireworks (Emerald Point Marina, 5973 Hiline Rd) The infamous bar and grill on Lake Travis will have fireworks on July 2 and July […]

Double Portion ready for inspirational summer series conference

Gospel R&B recording artists James Roy and John Troy Jacobs, from Double Portion, begin their empowering summer calendar at the South Park Inspirational Concert Series starting Sunday, June 27, followed by the 9th annual Hero Project youth and young adult conference. South Park Inspirational Concert Series is a free event at the Grove on the […]

Austin Celebrates World Refugee Day

Austin residents are invited to join in the celebration of the United Nations World Refugee Day at the Bob Bullock State History Museum, 1800 N Congress Ave, this Saturday to learn more about the international refugee community in Austin. This year’s celebration coincides with the 30th Anniversary of the Refugee Act of 1980, landmark legislation […]


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