First Night 2009 Schedule

Rehearsal for Light in the New Year!
Rehearsal for Light in the New Year!

Location Key:

One Congress Plaza, 111 Congress

City Hall, 301 W. Second

Esplanade, 200 block of West Cesar Chavez

HBMG Theatre, under the First Street Bridge (south end)

Longhorn Stage, South First at Riverside

Auditorium Shores, 920 W. Riverside

First Responder Stage, west end of Auditorium Shores, 920 W. Riverside


Ongoing all day, 3pm-12mid

Solomon Perry – 3-D Illusion Chalk Art: City Hall exterior

Framing the Masters: City Hall exterior

Party Booth Pix: City Hall exterior

Megan Reilly/L. Renee Nunez – Regenerate: Triangle Island

Cory Skuldt – Wool Room: First Street Bridge

John Rossini – Vertical Xylophone: First Street Bridge

Barna Kantor – Public Address: First Street Bridge and Auditorium Shores

Danielle and Jason Mika – Re:Growth: Auditorium Shores

Johnny Walker – Acoustic Chandelier: Auditorium Shores at the Pagoda

Lindsey Bailey – Sugarrush. Wishspace: Auditorium Shores


FAMILY FESTIVAL, 3-6pm

Ongoing all afternoon

Save Our Springs Puppet Show: City Hall lobby

Circo de Fuego – The Waterloo Juggling Academy: Esplanade, 3-5:30pm

HOOPiNG for ALL: First Street Bridge, 3-5:30pm

Deborah Orr – Banner/Tapestry Project: First Street Bridge, 3-5:30pm

Theatre Action Project – Keep the Night Alive!: Auditorium Shores

H-E-B – Mad Hatter Hat-Making Workshop: Auditorium Shores and Buford Tower

Olivia Junell – One Thousand Cranes: Esplanade

Clint Wilson – Live Screen Printing Demonstration: Esplanade

Dave Umlas – Resolution Clock: A Change in Time: Auditorium Shores


3-3:30pm

Wings! – We Are Many, We Are One: City Hall Plaza stage, 3-3:30pm

The Love of China School of Chinese Dance Performance: City Hall Council Chambers, 3-3:30pm

Metamorphosis Arte – The Migration of the Monarch Butterfly: Auditorium Shores, 3-3:30pm

SaulPaul Presents Music in 3-D: Longhorn Stage, 3-3:45pm

A Close Encounter with Rah Amen: Esplanade, 3-4pm

Capoeira: HBMG Theater, 3-3:30pm

The Blue Hit: First Responder Stage, 3:15-4pm


3:30-4pm

Capitol City Highlanders Pipe Band: First Street Bridge, 3:30-4pm

Austin Shakespeare – World's Fastest Hamlet!: HBMG Theatre, 3:30-4pm

Biscuit Brothers – Autograph Signing: Austin Children's Museum, 201 Colorado, 3:30-5pm

The Cipher: Austin's Hip-Hop Project: City Hall Plaza stage, 3:45-4:20pm

Drishti Dancers: City Hall Council Chambers, 3:45-4:15pm


4-4:30pm

Wings! – We Are Many, We Are One: Longhorn Stage, 4-4:45pm

Lisali Ridley – Learn Photoshop Workshop: HBMG Theatre, 4-4:30pm

Graham Reynolds & the Golden Arm Trio – DUKE!: One Congress Plaza, 4-4:30pm

Metamorphosis Arte – The Migration of the Monarch Butterfly: First Street Bridge, 4:15-4:45pm

SaulPaul Presents Music in 3-D: First Responder Stage, 4:20-5:05pm


4:30-5pm

The Love of China School of Chinese Dance Performance: City Hall Council Chambers, 4:30-5pm

DA! Theatre Collective – Heron and Crane: HBMG Theatre, 4:30-5pm

George Powell & Friends: City Hall Plaza stage, 4:45-5:15pm

The Blue Hit: One Congress Plaza, 4:45-5:15pm


5-5:30pm

Connie Kirk & New Testament Choir: City Hall lobby, 5-5:30pm

Nicole Whiteside – Fabric of the Hour: City Hall lobby, 5-5:30pm

Starling Experiments – Metamorphosis: Longhorn Stage, 5-5:45pm

Lannaya West African Drum and Dance Ensemble's Rhythmic Celebration: City Hall Council Chambers, 5:15-5:45pm

El Tule: First Responder Stage, 5:25-6pm


5:30-6pm

Graham Reynolds & the Golden Arm Trio – DUKE!: One Congress Plaza, 5:30-6pm

Lisali Ridley – Learn Photoshop Workshop: HBMG Theatre, 5:30-6pm


6-6:30pm

Austin Shakespeare – World's Fastest Hamlet!: HBMG Theatre, 6-6:30pm


GRAND PROCESSION, 6-7pm

Parade from Seventh and Congress to Cesar Chavez, west to City Hall, then across the First Street Bridge to Auditorium Shores with Grand Marshals the Biscuit Brothers in the giant H-E-B shopping cart. Also marching by will be Big Chief Kevin; the Texas Rollergirls; the Austin Walkin' Band; the Austin Public Library Bibliophiles, Austin's book-cart drill team; 150 life-sized puppets from Totally Cool, Totally Art; even bigger puppets from Metamorphosis Arte and Vortex Repertory Company; hula-hoop marchers with HOOPCiRCLE; a giant snake and praying mantis from Austin Bike Zoo; the Texas Juggling Society; stilt-walkers from Cubensi; the Capitol City Highlanders Pipe Band; Drishti Dancers; Rah Amen drummers; art carts created by students from the Austin Independent School District; and much more.


EVENING PROGRAM: Ongoing all evening

Marie Catrett – "I Will: Austin Resolutions": Radisson Hotel facade, 111 E. Cesar Chavez, 6-11:45pm

Richard Phillips – Interactive Light Painting: City Hall exterior and Buford Tower, 6pm-12mid

Elliot Terral – Various Permutations, Colored (Austin): City Hall exterior, 6pm-12mid

John Van Strien – Chromatic Dance Experience: Auditorium Shores, 6pm-12mid

Christina Campbell – Aquabioluminescence: A Reflection: Lady Bird Lake, 8pm-12mid

Austin Bike Zoo: First Street Bridge, 8pm-12mid


7:15-8pm

Chorus Austin Consort – Hope Lies Beyond a Sunset: First Responder Stage, 7:15-7:45pm

A Change in Time: Family Finale: First Responder Stage, 7:50-8pm


8-8:30pm

Metamorphosis Arte – The Migration of the Monarch Butterfly: First Street Bridge, 8-8:30pm

Lannaya West African Drum and Dance Ensemble's Rhythmic Celebration: Esplanade, 8-8:30pm

Spank Dance Company – Light in the New Year!: One Congress Plaza, 8-8:30pm

Chorus Austin Consort – Hope Lies Beyond a Sunset: First Responder Stage, 8:05-8:15pm


8:30-9pm

Asylum Street Spankers – What? And Give Up Show Biz?: City Hall Plaza stage, 8:30-9pm

Many Birthdays: First Responder Stage, 8:30-9pm

Trouble Puppet Theater Company – A Perplexing Puppetry Puzzle: City Hall Council Chambers, 8:30-9pm

Connie Kirk & New Testament Choir: City Hall lobby, 8:45-9:15pm

Nicole Whiteside – Fabric of the Hour: City Hall lobby, 8:45-9:15pm

Biscuit Brothers: Longhorn Stage, 8:45-9:25pm

Chorus Austin Consort – Hope Lies Beyond a Sunset: Esplanade, 8:45-9:15pm

Austin Chinese Choir: One Congress Plaza, 8:45-9:15pm


9:15pm

Buscando el Monte: City Hall Plaza stage, 9:15-9:45pm

Stage Sanchaar – Naatakam: City Hall Council Chambers, 9:15-9:45pm


9:30-10pm

El Tule: First Responder Stage, 9:30-10:15pm

Trouble Puppet Theater Company – A Perplexing Puppetry Puzzle: City Hall lobby, 9:30-10pm

Spank Dance Company – Light in the New Year!: 100 Congress. 9:30-10pm

The Cipher: Austin's Hip-Hop Project: Longhorn Stage, 9:45-10:30pm


10-10:30pm

Austin Chinese Choir: City Hall Plaza stage, 10-10:30pm

The Blue Hit: City Hall Council Chambers, 10-10:30pm

Asylum Street Spankers – What? And Give Up Show Biz?: One Congress Plaza, 10-10:30pm

Chorus Austin Consort – Hope Lies Beyond a Sunset: City Hall lobby, 10:15-10:45pm


10:30-11pm

Many Birthdays: First Responder Stage, 10:30-11pm

Cosmic Intuition: City Hall Plaza stage, 10:45-11:15pm

Stage Sanchaar – Naatakam: City Hall Council Chambers, 10:45-11:15pm

Starling Experiments – Metamorphosis: Longhorn Stage, 10:45-11:30pm


11pm

Trouble Puppet Theater Company – A Perplexing Puppetry Puzzle: City Hall lobby, 11-11:30pm


11:30pm-12mid

Paul Green School of Rock: First Responder Stage, 11:30-11:55pm

Grand Finale: Lady Bird Lake, 12mid

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