Join the Asian American Resource Center for Senior Wellness: TAI CHI the first and third Thursdays of every month (upcoming March 6, March 20, April 3) from 10:30 a.m. to Noon with Master Vince Cobalis. Master Cobalis has over 40 years of martial arts experience and is in charge of the Ip Sun Tai Chi program in the United States. Ip Sun Tai Chi is a moving meditation that develops self-awareness, confidence, and inner-strength while emphasizing techniques that improve balance, coordination, concentration and self-defense. Senior programs are for adults ages 50+. #Austin #ATX #FreeAsian America Resource Center 8401 Cameron Road Austin, TX 78754
LuckyChaos Theater Projects presents L.A.W. Lewd Asian Women, an original play weaving Chinese mythology and contemporary Austin inspired by the 1875 U.S. Supreme Court case Chy Lung v. Freeman, 92 U.S. 275 (1875). Find out how a court case where 22 Chinese women were judged unjustly to be “lewd and debauched” over 140 years ago is relevant to Asian American women living in Austin today. Salvage Vanguard Theater | Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 28 – March 8 | 8 p.m. | #Austin #ATXSalvage Vanguard Theater 2803 Manor Road Austin, TX 78722
The Menuhin Competition, the world’s leading competition for young violinists, takes place for the first time in the United States at the Butler School of Music on The University of Texas at #Austin campus, Feb. 21 to March 2. Two of the competitors currently reside in Texas: 12-year-old Claire Wells of Plano and Hao Miao, a University of North Texas undergraduate. Event includes concerts, master classes, and community activities with world-class musicians. Performances are open to the public and include #free and ticketed events.
Celebrate the Year of the Horse at Chinatown Center on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Opening ceremonies include the Austin Police Department mounted units, traditional firecrackers, cultural dances, dragon and lion dance team performances, martial arts performances and more. Afternoon activities include a community resource fair, face painting, a magic show, spider climbing wall, bungee trampoline, mechanical bull and more! Activities may have fees; cash recommended. #Austin #ATXChinatown Center 10901 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78753
The Love of China School of Dance sponsors a Chinese New Year Festival at the Asian American Resource Center on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy delicious food, crafts and performances. Guest performers include Austin Chinese Chamber Orchestra, Austin Chinese Choir, Summitt Lion Dance Team, The Austin City Ballet, Natyanjali Dance and Ballet Folklorico at St. Edward’s University. #Free and open to the public. #Austin #ATX #ChineseNewYearAsian American Resource Center 8401 Cameron Road Austin, TX 78754
The Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio invites you to celebrate the Year of the Horse at the 27th Annual Asian Festival on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The annual festival celebrates the Chinese New Year and the diverse Asian community of Texas with a lion dance parade, music, cultural performances, cooking demos, fashion, crafts, authentic Asian-American foods and more. #SanAntonio #ChineseNewYearInstitute of Texan Cultures UTSA HemisFair Park Campus 801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd. San Antonio, TX 78205
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