African American Community Heritage Festival | Feb 28

African American Community Heritage Festival 2015

The 16th Annual African American Community Heritage Festival takes place Saturday, February 28, 2015, from 1-5 pm at Huston-Tillotson University. This family friendly event includes a live entertainment mix featuring Grammy Award winning and multiplatinum artist Howard Hewett, Indie artist Chris Hayzel and dance performances, a Kid’s Zone, health fair, and giveaway prizes. Fundraiser benefits the Huston-Tillotson University Scholarship Fund. #Austin #ATX

Huston-Tillotson University Campus

900 East Chicon Street

Austin, TX 78702

 

CARNAVAL Brasileiro | Feb 28

Carnaval 2015

CARNAVAL Brasileiro, Austin’s Rio-style Mardi Gras, takes place Saturday, Feb 28, 2015, at the Palmer Events Center. Grab a costume and join the fun! Doors open at 8pm. Live non-stop Brazilian music from 9pm until 2am with Susanna Sharpe and Samba Police, and Austin Samba School. #CarnavalATX #MardiGrasATX #Austin #ATX

Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Road
Austin, Texas 78704

CineFestival Latino Film Festival | San Antonio | Feb 21-28

CineFestival 2015

The 37th Annual CineFestival, the nation’s original and longest-running Latino film festival, takes place February 21-28, 2015, at the Guadalupe Theater in San Antonio, Texas. The eight day program boasts world, regional, and U.S. premieres culminating with the Premios Mesquite honoring the festival’s stand out entries in documentary and narrative filmmaking. #SanAntonio #CineFestival

Guadalupe Theater

1301 Guadalupe Street

San Antonio, TX 78207

 

 

Chinese New Year Celebration @ Austin’s Chinatown Center | Feb 21

Image Credit: Chinatown Center in Austin

Image Credit: Chinatown Center in Austin

Celebrate the Year of the Goat at Chinatown Center on Saturday, February 21, 2015, from 10 am to 6pm. Opening ceremonies include traditional firecrackers, cultural dances, dragon and lion dance team performances, martial arts and yoga performances. Additional festivities include a community resource fair, rides, magic show and more! Activities may have fees; cash recommended. #Austin #ATX

Chinatown Center

10901 N. Lamar Blvd.

Austin, TX 78753

 

Asian Festival @ Institute of Texan Cultures | San Antonio | Feb 21

ITC Asian Festival 2015

The Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio invites you to celebrate the Year of the Ram at the 28th Annual Asian Festival on Saturday, February 21, 2015, from 10am to 5pm. 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

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

Community Marimba Party | Jan 31

Marimba Party Jan 2015

Join Rattletree School of Marimba for an evening of marimba music, friends, and a performance by SeVana Marimba! You’ll even get a chance to jump up and learn to play a song. You’ll be making music with your “band for the night” in no time. It’s #free, all ages, and everyone is welcome. BYOB. Feel free to bring a beverage or a meat-free offering to share. Saturday, January 31 | 7-9 pm | #Austin #ATX

Rattletree School of Marimba

2311 Thornton Rd Suite K

Austin, Texas 78704