Enjoy friendly, competitive dragon boat races at the 16th Annual Austin Dragon Boat Festival and Races. In addition to the races, this family-friendly, multi-cultural event offers different cultural music and dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, Taiko Drums and Lion Dance. Dragon Boat racing has grown from its origins in ancient China and is now an international sport. Saturday, April 26, 2014 | 10 am to 3 pm| Festival Beach on Lady Bird Lake | #FREE #Austin #ATXFestival Beach 2101 Jesse E. Segovia Street Austin, TX 78702
The public is invited to join Tai Chi schools from across Central Texas for World Tai Chi & Qigong Day at the Asian American Resource Center on Saturday, April 26, from 9 am to 1 pm. Join people worldwide in sending a wave of healing energy around the planet. Everyone is invited to this #FREE event, regardless of experience. #Austin #ATXAsian American Resource Center 8401 Cameron Road Austin, TX 78754
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 27Asian American Resource Center 8401 Cameron Road Austin, TX 78754 (512) 974-1700
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 #FreeAsian American Resource Center 8401 Cameron Road Austin, TX 78754
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.