Texas artist who play with an international flair will perform with "distinctive traditional instruments and promote appreciation for the music from many cultures that are now part of the Austin and Texas ethnic fabric."
For the ninth year, roots rockers Reckless Kelly assemble their celeb friends and former major-leaguers for an all-star softball game followed by musical acts performing live to benefit the SIMS Foundation and Hurricane Harvey relief.
Fifty artists over the age of 50 provide an oral history of their role in and the evolution of Austin's vibrant music scene. Bring your smartphone and earbuds to hear their stories. Live music by Harvey Thomas Young at 8:30.
Thu.-Sun., 1-6pm, through Sept. 30. $5 suggested donation.
Students 18 and older should apply by submitting a "video pitch describing an LGBTQ-supportive project they’d like to see in place at their schools," and announcing their participation on the socials with #ATTLiveProud and #LiveProudScholar. Semi-finalists will announced on September 27. Three grand prize winners receive:: ·$10,000 college scholarship: ·Trip to D.C. for the HRC National Dinner in Oct.: ·$2,500 to help make their project a reality: ·Semester-long mentorship with HRC leadership: ·“Tech suite” package (tablet, smart phone, and device cases)
Who says Sunday nights are for winding down? Come for bingo with Lady Grackle Birdbreath and Fajita the Chicken, stay for the late-night karaoke pajama party sing-along with rotating hosts Simone and Colleen DeForrest.
Follow the evolution of the gaming industry from the Seventies to the present day with a focus on the local scene from Richard Garriott's Ultima series to John Romero's Doom to the developers making waves on today's gaming platforms.
Daily through March 18, 2018. Museum admission: $13 ($9, kids).
For the entire month of September, the Hightower and Antonelli's Cheese Shop will donate 30% of sales from Queso Fundido to Houston disaster relief. How much queso can you handle in a month? You'll know the answer to that question by October.
A get together for everyone on the trans spectrum: genderqueers, trans ladies, trans fellas, GNC folks, nonbinary, intersex peeps, lovers, and allies. Rain or shine, hot or cold. Shy? Get there early, extroverts arrive at 6pm.
Prepare for the fierce return of Austin International Drag Fest! Spend daylight hours at Drag Village with showcases, a Drag Market, workshops, podcasts, glamour lounge, and more. Head to Red River when night falls for showcases of the world's greatest drag stars. All ages welcome, night shows are 18 and up.
ATX Green Awards, which recognizes and promotes sustainability and innovation in local design, is accepting submissions now through Sept. 22 (for the awards ceremony happening Oct. 25). See website for details.
El Buen Samaritano hosts a public participation challenge to raise awareness of the services they provide to Latino and immigrant families. Enter by uploading your Grito videos (a cry for independence, a halt to oppression, and a soulful shout) to social media with #gritochallenge, then tag three other people to do it on social media.
Charles MacInerney teaches classes all over town but also offers private instruction and hosts retreats. Once a month for 18 years, he has also hosted Full Moon Yoga – a free outdoor yoga class. Go online for location and time details.