Tango Night @ Esquina Tango Austin | Jan 10

Esquina Tango Night Jan 2015Every second Saturday of the month, Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin hosts Noche de Tango. Join Esquina on Saturday, January 10, for a mini crash tango class at 9:15 pm and milonga at 9:45 pm. $10 general admission; $7 for Esquina members and full-time university students. Esquina provides snacks. Bring your own beverage. #Austin #ATX

Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin

209 Pedernales Street

Austin, TX 78702

Viva la Vida/ Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Festival & Parade | Mexic-Arte Museum | Oct 18

Viva la Vida 2014

Mexic-Arte Museum celebrates its 31st annual Viva la Vida Festival on Saturday, Oct 18, from 12-9 pm in downtown Austin. The #free street festival is Austin’s largest and longest-running Day of the Dead event featuring a Grand Procession (12 Noon), Latino artists and entertainment, an exhibition with community altars inside the museum and educational programs. Attendees also enjoy traditional foods from local food trucks, hands-on art activities and artist demos. #Austin #ATX #VIVA2014 #DiaMuertos #DayoftheDead

Participants are needed for all sections of the parade, including pre-Columbian, Modern Mexico, and Austin Weird. People of all ages dressed in skeleton costumes, families, university groups, portable altars, noise makers, Chihuahuas, Aztec dancers, samba dancers, Ballet Folkloricos, and colorfully decorated cars will gather and assemble a joyful procession. To participate in the parade, register here.

Mexic-Arte Museum
419 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701

Sacred Springs Powwow | San Marcos, Texas | Oct 11

Sacred Springs Powwow 2014

A 32-foot tipi, archeological displays, White Shaman Panel lectures, screening of the award-winning film “Yakona,” and amazing dancers will be highlighted at the 2014 Sacred Springs Powwow that celebrates Native American culture. The powwow is set for Saturday, October 11, from 10 am until 6 pm at The Meadows Center (formerly known as Aquarena Center) in San Marcos, Texas. #SanMarcosTX

The Meadows Center
(f.k.a. Aquarena Center)
201 San Marcos Springs Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666

International Music Festival | Sept 6-7

International  Music Festival 2014

The Texas Music Museum presents the 4th Annual International Music Festival celebrating the diverse cultures of Austin with #free live entertainment and music from around the world. September 6-7 | 12:30 pm -7 pm | George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center | #Austin #ATX

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

Brazil Day Austin | Sept 6

Brazil Day Austin 2014

Austin Samba School presents Brazil Day Austin, a celebration of Brazilian music and culture, Saturday, Sept 6, 2014, at the Historic Scoot Inn. Lineup includes Fusca XR3, Austin Samba School, Seu Jacinto, Macaxeira Funk, Capoeira Evolução, Morena Soul, Trem do Samba, and Maracatu Texas. Food by Boteco Food Truck. Drink specials by Texas White Hat Rum. Doors @ 6:30 pm | Show @ 7:30 pm | Tickets | #Austin #ATX #ATXMusic

Scoot Inn
1308 E. 4th Street
Austin, TX 78702

Centroamericanto Fest 2014 | Central American Music Festival @ Cactus Café | Sept 5

CentroAmericanto Fest 2014

The Centroamericanto Fest is an annual festival showcasing Central American music. This year’s featured country is Costa Rica. Lineup includes Guadalupe Urbina (singer-songwriter); Esteban Alvarez (pianist); Jeana and Juan Carlos Ureña (Texas/Costa Rica); and Mauricio Callejas (singer-songwriter from El Salvador). Doors 7:30 pm | Show 8 pm | Venue and Parking Information | #Centroamericanto #CACFest #Austin #ATX

Cactus Café
2247 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78712

Women in Latin Music Showcase | Aug. 17

Women in Latin Music Showcase 2014

The Austin Latino Music Association presents the 5th Annual Women in Latin Music Showcase on Sunday, August 17, 2014, from 2 pm to 8 pm at Moose Lodge 1735, featuring Mariachi Amor, Tiarra Girls, Paula Maya, Los Texas Wranglers and La Distancia y Mucho Mas. Purchase $10 Advance Tickets @ (512) 799-0815; Door $15 #Austin #ATX

Moose Lodge #1735
2103 E. M. Franklin Avenue
Austin, TX 78723