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Friday February 15, 2013
10:00 AM

Join the chorus for this toe tapping, finger snapping musical event featuring Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Murray and all of your favorite Sesame Street friends bring the magic of music to ...

10:00 AM

Russell Collection Fine Arts Gallery

New Mexico-based Michael Kessler creates nature-inspired paintings that merge geometric elements with biomorphism. His works are characterized by large fields of color that are activated by organic linear structures that ...

2:00 PM

The first game of the season. The team placed third in the Big 12 Preseason Coaches' Poll  behind Oklahoma and TCU.

5:00 PM

In celebration of its third anniversary, the following wholesale partners will be offering free cheese plates on the specified day, starting at 5 p.m. until the cheese runs out ...

6:30 PM

The first game of the season. The team placed third in the Big 12 Preseason Coaches' Poll  behind Oklahoma and TCU.

7:00 PM

Face to Face is the opening celebration for the photography exhibition Arnold Newman: Masterclass. Get a first look at the exhibition, enter a drawing for an Arnold Newman-inspired prize package ...

7:00 PM

Rusty's Austin

Cabaret legend Margaret Wright performs every other Friday evening on the Rusty's Cabaret Lounge stage that was dedicated in her honor — top off your week with a happy hour ...

7:00 PM

Join the chorus for this toe tapping, finger snapping musical event featuring Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Murray and all of your favorite Sesame Street friends bring the magic of music to ...

8:00 PM

Power. Precision. Passion. Explore exquisite live music and these timeless themes this Valentine's weekend. Three beautiful ballets and three brilliant composers come together for classically scored displays of dance ...

8:00 PM

From one of the world’s most popular wits, a provocative story of three friends who engage in a complicated, comic and loving relationship. Austin favorites Martin Burke and Helen ...

8:00 PM

Grammy-winning saxophonist and composer Joe Lovano and two-time Grammy nominated trumpeter Dave Douglas bring their all-star ensemble Sound Prints to the Bass Concert Hall stage for an evening of powerhouse ...

10:00 PM

Months of preparation and spilling plenty of blood, sweat and maybe some other bodily fluids have lead up to this moment. Semi-professional Air Sex performers from around the country will ...

Saturday February 16, 2013
10:30 AM

Join the chorus for this toe tapping, finger snapping musical event featuring Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Murray and all of your favorite Sesame Street friends bring the magic of music to ...

11:00 AM

Step into the great green room as one of the most iconic children’s books of all time is brought to life. In this musical about children’s imaginations at ...

12:00 PM

Joseph Phillip's paintings investigate mankind's conflicting desires to both embrace and control nature. This contradiction is apparent in the manicured landscape of the suburbs, and the many ways ...

12:00 PM

An exhibit that explores the many methods and styles of drawing through the lens of 40 Austin artists. The drawings in this exhibit range from the abstract to the hyper-real ...

2:00 PM

Austin Various Locations

This year’s festival brings together a select group of artists from across the US, Mexico and Europe for eight nights of activity ranging from performance to workshops to dinners ...

2:00 PM

Join the chorus for this toe tapping, finger snapping musical event featuring Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Murray and all of your favorite Sesame Street friends bring the magic of music to ...

5:30 PM

Join the chorus for this toe tapping, finger snapping musical event featuring Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Murray and all of your favorite Sesame Street friends bring the magic of music to ...

7:30 PM

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin marks its 50th anniversary in 2013 and will celebrate this milestone occasion with a black-tie gala and special ...

8:00 PM

Power. Precision. Passion. Explore exquisite live music and these timeless themes this Valentine's weekend. Three beautiful ballets and three brilliant composers come together for classically scored displays of dance ...

8:00 PM

From one of the world’s most popular wits, a provocative story of three friends who engage in a complicated, comic and loving relationship. Austin favorites Martin Burke and Helen ...

8:00 PM

Comedian and eponymous host of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher brings his brand of politically-charged humor to the ACL stage. 

9:00 PM

Bask in the golden glow of art, lively music and your fellow glamorous guests while toasting the Blanton’s 50th anniversary at the museum’s first-ever gala after party. Certified ...

10:30 PM

This is a comedy show that has gotten its start out of the Nerdist Theater in Los Angeles, but is now making its way to Austin at The New Movement ...

Sunday February 17, 2013
10:00 AM

Russell Collection Fine Arts Gallery

New Mexico-based Michael Kessler creates nature-inspired paintings that merge geometric elements with biomorphism. His works are characterized by large fields of color that are activated by organic linear structures that ...

1:00 PM

The first game of the season. The team placed third in the Big 12 Preseason Coaches' Poll  behind Oklahoma and TCU.

1:00 PM

Join the chorus for this toe tapping, finger snapping musical event featuring Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Murray and all of your favorite Sesame Street friends bring the magic of music to ...

3:00 PM

Power. Precision. Passion. Explore exquisite live music and these timeless themes this Valentine's weekend. Three beautiful ballets and three brilliant composers come together for classically scored displays of dance ...

3:00 PM

From one of the world’s most popular wits, a provocative story of three friends who engage in a complicated, comic and loving relationship. Austin favorites Martin Burke and Helen ...

4:30 PM

Join the chorus for this toe tapping, finger snapping musical event featuring Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Murray and all of your favorite Sesame Street friends bring the magic of music to ...

4:30 PM

With the future of Hostess in question, it's hard for many to imagine having to survive Armageddon without the comfort provided by its delicious snack cakes. That's why ...

8:00 PM

A special pre-festival concert in conjunction with Church Of The Friendly Ghost. First set Dafne Vicente-Sandoval Xavier Lopez Second set Catherine Lamb Third set Bonnie Jones

Monday February 18, 2013
6:30 PM

The teenage blues artists have opened for B.B. King. 

7:00 PM

  In 1964, Michael Apted worked as a researcher on a new experimental television series called Seven UP, which explored the Jesuit maxim “Give me the child until he is seven ...

7:30 PM

Headhunters

The Austin Salon Poetic is a poetry open mic that takes place on the first and third Monday of the month. The open mic is free and open to the ...

8:00 PM

The Austin Blues Society seeks to represent the past, present and future of blues music through education, commemoration and preservation of the rich musical history prominent in Austin and throughout ...

9:00 PM

Hosted by Blake Midgette. 

9:00 PM

A new weekly dance party to the sounds from classic vaults like Marvin Gaye, The Temps, The Supremes, Aretha, Withers, James Brown to the rarer side of soul, including major ...

9:00 PM

The Austin comedy scene favorite, often confused with Reggie Watts, will be performing and hosting a showcase. 

9:00 PM

Every Monday in February, “The Cactus Artist in Residence presented by Lone Star Beer” continues with the Lost and Nameless Orchestra — a foot-stomping, fiddle-driven folk rock quartet. Admission is free.

Tuesday February 19, 2013
10:00 AM

Russell Collection Fine Arts Gallery

New Mexico-based Michael Kessler creates nature-inspired paintings that merge geometric elements with biomorphism. His works are characterized by large fields of color that are activated by organic linear structures that ...

7:00 PM

In this dazzling full-color gift edition, L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is brought to life with specially commissioned illustrations by contemporary artist and designer Michael Sieben.

7:00 PM

  In 1964, Michael Apted worked as a researcher on a new experimental television series called Seven UP, which explored the Jesuit maxim “Give me the child until he is seven ...

7:00 PM

Dave Mason is an English singer/songwriter and guitarist who first found fame with the rock band Traffic. In his long career, Mason has played and recorded with many of ...

7:00 PM

In this cryfest of cinema based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks, country boy Noah (Gosling) charms his way into city girl Allie’s (Rachel McAdams) heart, but can their ...

7:30 PM

Every Tuesday in February Hayes Carll takes the stage to play new songs, old favorites and whatever else the Texas country singer might cover. Solo acoustic shows with friends and ...

8:00 PM

Renowned pipa virtuoso Wu Man performs with progressive New York classical ensemble The Knights for an evening of classic and contemporary chamber orchestra works.

9:30 PM

Dave Mason is an English singer/songwriter and guitarist who first found fame with the rock band Traffic. In his long career, Mason has played and recorded with many of ...

Wednesday February 20, 2013
10:00 AM

Russell Collection Fine Arts Gallery

New Mexico-based Michael Kessler creates nature-inspired paintings that merge geometric elements with biomorphism. His works are characterized by large fields of color that are activated by organic linear structures that ...

6:30 PM

The American and New Zeland-based rock band performs live 

7:00 PM

The indie pop band performs live. Pacific Air opens. 

7:30 PM

The Austin Blind Cafe, where the audience will indulge in a vegetarian 'Sensory Tasting Experience' sourced from local sponsors and farms, participate in a Q-and-A forum with their blind wait ...

8:00 PM

The blue group were finalists in the International Blues Competition in Memphis.

8:00 PM

The Second City: Laughing Matters features some of the best sketches, songs and improvisations from the Chicago landmark group. With economic uncertainty, political gridlock and a slew of Kardashians clogging ...

8:00 PM

The Swedith rock band performs live. Flesh Lights and Act Rights open.

8:00 PM

Felipe Esparza is a comedian and actor, best known for his raw, real-life comedy that audiences everywhere can relate to. Known for his wild hair and his often-imitated phrase, "What ...

Thursday February 21, 2013
10:00 AM

The Modern Quilt Guild has assembled a first-of-its-kind convention of more than 50 exhibitors and vendors that will includes a juried modern quilt show with cash prizes, vendors, lectures and ...

10:00 AM

Russell Collection Fine Arts Gallery

New Mexico-based Michael Kessler creates nature-inspired paintings that merge geometric elements with biomorphism. His works are characterized by large fields of color that are activated by organic linear structures that ...

7:00 PM

To kick off their Improv Wins Conference, The New Movement Theater will host an open house for anyone who has every thought that maybe — just maybe — they should do comedy ...

7:30 PM

The Austin Blind Cafe, where the audience will indulge in a vegetarian 'Sensory Tasting Experience' sourced from local sponsors and farms, participate in a Q-and-A forum with their blind wait ...

7:30 PM

RAW events are multi-faceted artistic showcases. Each event features a film screening, musical performance, fashion show, art gallery, performance art and a featured hairstylist and makeup artist. These artists are ...

8:00 PM

The Second City: Laughing Matters features some of the best sketches, songs and improvisations from the Chicago landmark group. With economic uncertainty, political gridlock and a slew of Kardashians clogging ...

8:00 PM

Felipe Esparza is a comedian and actor, best known for his raw, real-life comedy that audiences everywhere can relate to. Known for his wild hair and his often-imitated phrase, "What ...

8:00 PM

From one of the world’s most popular wits, a provocative story of three friends who engage in a complicated, comic and loving relationship. Austin favorites Martin Burke and Helen ...

8:00 PM

Austin Various Locations

The opening night in Austin places focus on gradations in composition and improvisation with sets ranging from commissioned compositions to first-time freely improvised meetings. First set Jonathan Horne Misha Marks ...

9:30 PM

The Second City: Laughing Matters features some of the best sketches, songs and improvisations from the Chicago landmark group. With economic uncertainty, political gridlock and a slew of Kardashians clogging ...

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