The Texas Music Museum presents the Third Annual International Music Festival celebrating the diverse cultures of Austin with FREE live entertainment and music from around the world. September 7-8, 2013 | Noon to 7 p.m. | George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center | #Free #Austin #ATX #ATXMusicGeorge Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center 1165 Angelina Street Austin, TX 78702
Round Rock Ballet Folklorico hosts its 5th Annual Summer Cultural Fest in downtown Round Rock at Prete Main Street Plaza, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, from 7-10 p.m. Guest performers include Monsoon Dance, The Love of China School of Dance, Hawaiian Kona Isle, Mayura Blue (fusion bellydance), Kyong Cha and FuzeMove Fitness. Pack lawn chairs and blankets for this #Free family event. #RoundRock #ATX #Austin #WorldCulturesPrete Main Street Plaza 221 East Main Street Round Rock, TX 78664
The public is invited to join Tai Chi schools from across Central Texas for World Tai Chi & Qigong Day at Butler Park on Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Join people worldwide in sending a wave of healing energy around the planet. Everyone is invited to this FREE event, regardless of experience.Butler Park 1000 Barton Springs Road (located between Dougherty Arts Center and Palmer Events Center) Austin, TX 78704
Enjoy friendly, competitive dragon boat races at the 15th Annual Austin Dragon Boat Festival and Race. In addition to the races, there will be a variety of dance, music and martial arts performances. Children’s activities include a bouncy castle, origami, calligraphy and more! Saturday, April 27, 2013, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Festival Beach on Lady Bird Lake. Free Admission.
Festival Beach 2101 Jesse E. Segovia Street Austin, TX 78702
Join Hostelling International-Austin to learn about Travel to China | The Hidden Destinations on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Austin Downtown REI. Additional topics include Chinese culture, current challenges, its people, how to approach the country, and best ways for budget travel. This program will be interpreted into American Sign Language (ASL). FREE | Registration RequiredAustin Downtown REI 601 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78703
April Rain School of Chinese Dance presents its 2013 Spring Showcase, “The Winds of Spring,” Saturday, April 13, 2013, at LBJ High School beginning at 7 p.m. Enjoy elegant classical Chinese dances, ethnic and folk dances, and music.
Tickets: $5 | Purchase by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or $7 at the door.LBJ High School 7309 Lazy Creek Dr. Austin, TX 78724
Celebrate the Year of the Snake at Chinatown Center on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Opening ceremonies include traditional firecrackers at the pagoda, dance performances, dragon and lion dance team performances, and martial arts performances. Afternoon activities include a community resource fair, face painting, Chinese calligraphy, cultural dance lessons, rock climbing, a four station bungee trampoline, mechanical bull and more!10901 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78753
The Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio invites you to celebrate the Year of the Snake at the 26th annual Asian Festival on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The annual festival celebrates the Chinese New Year and the diverse Asian community of Texas with music, cultural performances, food, fashion, crafts and other products.Institute of Texan Cultures UTSA HemisFair Park Campus 801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd. San Antonio, TX 78205
This Halloween and Dia de los Muertos season, the Institute of Texan Cultures is teaming with art students from the International School of the Americas for a look at remembrance traditions in cultures around the world. In addition to elements from the traditional Mexican observance of Day of the Dead, students will draw on Chinese and Japanese traditions, which incorporate elements of Buddhism, Shinto, Taoism, and other influences.
Student altars/shrines will be displayed at the Institute of Texan Cultures Oct. 13 through Nov. 4, 2012.
The Oct. 13 Exhibit Opening includes Family Day Activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., including:
- Take-home crafts: paper marigolds, commonly seen in Mexican remembrances, and paper lanterns, common in Eastern cultures.
- Series of talks on remembrance traditions in other cultures.
- Students from the International School of the Americas will be available to discuss their work.
The George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center presents Celebrate Me! China from Noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 1, 2012. This free family-friendly event highlights Chinese culture through art, exhibits, crafts, food samples, presentations, and more. RSVP groups: (512) 974-4926.George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center 1165 Angelina Street Austin, TX 78702