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  • The New Story Festival

    The New Story Festival is a new annual gathering for community, creativity, and the common good, in Austin! Join artists, activists, teachers, and spiritual leaders to experience a new story of connection instead of separation, of commitment to the common good, of vibrant and collaborative imagination. Join bestselling authors Nadia Bolz-Weber, Charles Eisenstein, Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Brian McLaren, and Kaitlin Curtice, as well as musicians Riders Against The Storm, Carrie Rodriguez, and Over The Rhine, and other speakers, mystics, artists, and people committed to creating a healthier and happier world.
    March 29-31, 2019  
    Huston-Tillotson University
  • Learn Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety and Depression

    Interested in exploring a different way of being and living in the world instead of your head? Join the innovative class at MBCT Austin to learn how to be mindful in your daily life and respond to your feelings rather than react to them. You'll learn a unique approach to mindfulness meditation, a practice which has been scientifically proven to change brain chemistry and neuronal structure permanently for the better. The course includes eight (8) classes from 7:00-9:00p.m. on Wednesdays and a half day Saturday retreat. Next course begins April 24th.
    Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm  
    Office of Michele Hauser, M.D.
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    Kids

    AAAS Family Science Days

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science have put together this gathering of noted scientists from around the world. Kids and their parents can explore interactive science exhibits and see live science-themed stage shows.
    Sat.-Sun., Feb. 17-18, 11am-4pm. Free.
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    Austin RV Expo

    All outdoor lovers are welcome to learn about the latest RVs and discover new trends, accessories, and much more.
    Thu.-Sun., Feb. 15-18. $8, $6 (seniors/kids 7-12), free (kids under 7).  
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    Sports

    UFC Fight Night

    The highlight here is the welterweight battle between Donald Cerrone and Yancy Medeiros, but if you're into heavyweights, the clash between No. 6-ranked Derrick Lewis and No. 8 Marcin Tybura is right up your alley.
    Sun., Feb. 18, 4:30pm. $60-135.  
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    UT Baseball

    Texas opens its 2018 regular season at home against Louisiana-Lafayette: Sun., Feb 18, 1pm. Vs. Lamar:
    Wed., Feb. 21, 7:30pm. $7-25.  
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    The Austin Chronicle Pet Issue Party

    Bring your canine companion and pose with your pooch for photo ops or stick around to visit Austin Pets Alive!'s most adorable and adoptable dogs, and hang out with folks from ATX Social Pup. The first 100 guests receive a pint of Southern Heights Brewing Co.'s finest taps on us. Sorry, ladies, Hank the Tripaw does not give autographs (but he does like tortillas).
    Sun., Feb. 18, 1-3pm  
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    Austin Flea at Radio Coffee & Beer

    Browse for handmade and vintage wearables, housewares, bath and body products, and more.
    Sun., Feb. 18, 10am-4pm. Free.
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    Chinese New Year Celebration

    The festivities begin with a special chanting service to worship the Buddha and welcome the new year. After that, you can browse the vegetarian food fair, watch cultural performances, including dances, martial arts, and various cultural booths. There's face painting and games for the kids, too.
    Sun., Feb. 18, 10:30am-2:30pm. Free.
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    Arts & Culture

    OUTsider Festival

    Austin's queer transmedia fest returns with head-spinning, mind-racing, jaw-dropping work by notable and up-and-coming queer visionaries. The 2018 Legacy Award goes to the 40th Anniversary of Born in Flames directed by Lizzie Borden, and the lineup includes work by Brontez Purnell, Yuliya Lanina, and Bethany Johnson. See full schedule online.
    Feb. 14-18  
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