USHICON (Anime Convention for Adults 18+) | Feb. 6-8

USHICON 2015

USHICON, a Japanese animation convention for fans ages 18 and up, returns to the Wingate Inn & Conference Center in Round Rock, Texas, the weekend of Feb. 6-8. GUEST OF HONOR – CHUCK HUBER (Hiei in YuYu Hakusho, Stein in Soul Eater, Android 17 in Dragonball Z, Austria in Hetalia). Check website for registration details, guests, events and updates. #Austin #ATX

Wingate Inn & Conference Center

1209 North Interstate Highway 35

Round Rock, TX 78664

Faces and Places of Asia | Photography Exhibit by Rama Tiru | Opening Reception Jan 9

AARC Faces and Places of Asia

Opening reception for “Faces and Places of Asia,” a photography exhibit by Austin-based photographer Rama Tiru, takes place January 9, 2015, from 6-8 pm, at the Asian American Resource Center. On display January through March 2015. #Free #Austin #ATX

Asian American Resource Center

8401 Cameron Road

Austin, TX 78754

 

IKKiCON Japanese Animation and Pop Culture Convention | Jan 2-4

 Ikkicon 2015

IKKiCON is a three-day convention celebrating Japanese Animation and Pop-Culture held annually in Austin, Texas. This year, IKKiCON is bringing Austin otaku together January 2-4, 2015, at the Hilton Austin. #Austin #ATX

Hilton Austin

500 East 4th Street

Austin, TX 78701

 

Japan Fall Festival | Nov 15

Japan Fall Festival

The Japan-America Society of Greater Austin (JASGA) brings Japanese culture to Austin and Central Texas at the 8th Annual Aki Matsuri, Japan Fall Festival on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors will enjoy taiko drums, traditional Japanese music and dance, a tea ceremony, Japanese martial arts, Japanese food and drinks, Japanese games and entertainment, a silent auction and more. Fun cosplay and Lolita fashion costumes welcome. Free for JASGA members and under 18 years; $5 for non-members. #Austin #ATX

O. Henry Middle School
2610 W. 10th Street
Austin, TX 78703 

Austin Asian American Film Festival | Nov 13-16

Austin Asian American Film Festival

The Austin Asian American Film Festival takes place November 13-16 at The Marchesa Theatre. The diverse lineup features award-winning films that cover a variety of genres, themes and topics. Headlining the festival is the Southwest Premiere of “Revenge of the Green Dragons,” executive produced by Martin Scorsese, a brilliant mix between a Hong Kong action film and a New York City crime thriller. Opening Night Gala Film “Happiness” will see acclaimed French director Thomas Balmès in attendance. #Austin #ATX #AAAFF

The Marchesa Hall & Theatre
6406 N IH-35, Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752

Diwali, Festival of Lights, at Radha Madhav Dham | Oct 18

Diwali Austin 2014

Radha Madhav Dham celebrates Diwali, Festival of Lights, on Saturday, Oct 18, from 5 pm to Midnight. This year’s festivities include Indian dance and other cultural performances, games, kid activities, outdoor dancing, fireworks and more. #Free #Austin #ATX

Radha Madhav Dham
400 Barsana Road
Austin, TX 78737
 

Diwali Giving Fest | Oct 11

Diwali Giving Fest 2014

Peek into Indian culture and traditions with lots of #free entertainment at Diwali Giving Fest, Saturday, Oct 11, from 4-8 pm at Manor High School. This colorful and festive event features an original Diwali play, classical to Bollywood entertainment and a singing competition. Food and beverages available for purchase. Donations of used or new winter blankets and coats will be accepted for Austin area homeless and refugee populations. #Austin #ATX

Manor High School Cafeteria
12700 Gregg Manor Road
Manor, TX 78653