SXSW 2015: Amigos Internacionales Showcase | March 20

SXSW 2015 Amigos Internacionales Showcase @ Gueros

Amigos Internacionales Showcase curated by Casual Strangers and Dave Dart, Friday, March 20, from 12-9 pm at Guero’s Taco Bar. Lineup includes Obscured by Echoes, Migrant Kids, More Than Conquerors, Tunacola, The Boxing Lesson, Bloods, Wildcat Apollo, Kalu James, Deep Cuts, mothercoat, Jabu Mbara, and Civil Engineers. #Free, all ages show. #SXSW2015 #SXSW #Austin #ATX. RSVP:

Guero’s Taco Bar

1412 S Congress

Austin, TX 78704


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, 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

Japan Fall Festival | Nov 15

Japan Fall Festival

The Japan-America Society of Greater Austin (JASGA) brings Japanese culture to Austin and Central Texas at the 8th Annual Aki Matsuri, Japan Fall Festival on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors will enjoy taiko drums, traditional Japanese music and dance, a tea ceremony, Japanese martial arts, Japanese food and drinks, Japanese games and entertainment, a silent auction and more. Fun cosplay and Lolita fashion costumes welcome. Free for JASGA members and under 18 years; $5 for non-members. #Austin #ATX

O. Henry Middle School
2610 W. 10th Street
Austin, TX 78703 

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

Kimono Fashion Show and Origami Art Tutorials | April 6

JASGA Kimono Fashion Show April 2014

Image Credit: Japan-America Society of Greater Austin

The Japan-America Society of Greater Austin presents a Kimono Fashion Show and Origami Art Tutorials at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum on Sunday, April 6. Additional Umlauf Family Day activities include yoga practice in the garden, story time, and a demonstration on how to create a bronze sculpture. Event is #free and open to the public. Noon to 4 p.m. #Austin #ATX

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum
605 Robert E. Lee Road
Austin, TX 78704