Asian Fantasy Character Design Workshop for Ages 4-10 | May 3 | Registration Deadline: April 27

AARC Asian Fantasy Character Workshop

The Asian American Resource Center invites children ages 4-10 to participate in an Asian Fantasy Character Design Workshop with award-winning children’s book artist and author, Yangsook Choi, on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Children will meet mythical characters from ancient Asia, and then design their own characters! Stories include Filipino vampire Sigbin, Korean goblin Tokebi, a child sumo wrestler Kintaro, and a Nine-Tailed Foxx from the Han dynasty. Walk-in or Phone Registration Only | Cost is $10 per child | Registration Deadline: April 27

Asian American Resource Center
8401 Cameron Road
Austin, TX 78754
(512) 974-1700
 

Planet Music: Chinese Classical Music and Dance | April 6

Planet Music April 2014

Austin Parks and Recreation Department presents its Planet Music series with an afternoon of Chinese classical music and dance featuring April Rain School of Chinese Dance and the Austin Chinese Chamber Orchestra on Sunday, April 6, from 2-4 p.m. #Austin #ATX #Free

Asian American Resource Center
8401 Cameron Road
Austin, TX 78754
 

Senior Wellness: TAI CHI at the Asian American Resource Center | March 6 … March 20 … April 3

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 #Free

Asian America Resource Center
8401 Cameron Road
Austin, TX 78754
 

LuckyChaos Theater Projects: L.A.W. Lewd Asian Women | Feb. 28 – March 8

LuckyChaos LAW Lewd Asian Women Feb 2014

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 #ATX

Salvage Vanguard Theater
2803 Manor Road
Austin, TX 78722
 

Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists @ UT Butler School of Music | Feb. 21 to March 2

Menuhin Competition 2014 Austin

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.

Chinese New Year Celebration at Austin’s Chinatown Center | Feb. 9

Chinese New Year 2014 Chinatown Center

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 #ATX

Chinatown Center
10901 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78753
 

Chinese New Year Festival at the Asian American Resource Center | Feb. 1

Chinese New Year 2014 The Love of China School of Dance

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 #ChineseNewYear

Asian American Resource Center
8401 Cameron Road
Austin, TX 78754

 

Institute of Texan Cultures Celebrates the Year of the Horse at the 27th Annual Asian Festival | San Antonio | Feb. 1

Asian Festival San Antonio 2014 Flyer

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 #ChineseNewYear

Institute of Texan Cultures
UTSA HemisFair Park Campus
801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78205
 

International Music Festival Celebrates Diverse Cultures of Austin | Sept 7-8

Texas Music Museum 3rd Annual International Festival Sept 2013 Schedule

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 #ATXMusic

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, TX 78702
 

Round Rock Summer Cultural Fest | Sat., Aug 3

Summer Cultural Festival

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 #WorldCultures

Prete Main Street Plaza
221 East Main Street
Round Rock, TX 78664