Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: May 20-26, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: May 20-26, 2018 20th Annual Real World Music Showcase   On Sunday, May 20, enjoy the 20th Annual Anthropos Arts Real World Music Showcase at Antone’s in downtown Austin. The Real World Music Showcase is Anthropos Arts annual showcase in which students and their teachers perform together on stage at the famous […]

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: May 13-19, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: May 13-19, 2018   Dance Like Your Mama’s Watchin’   On Sunday, May 13, join various Austin dance studios at the Hope Farmer’s Market for an afternoon of live performances. More information can be found on the calendar.         Author Alon Shaya speaking & signing On Monday, May […]

#ThinkBilingual Public Voice Campaign

#ThinkBilingual Public Voice Campaign This month we are launching our #ThinkBilingual Public Voice Campaign to raise awareness of the value of linguistic diversity and multicultural exchange.  Public funding for language learning programs, bilingual education and dual language programs is constantly under threat with budget cuts and policies that devalue the learning of languages other than […]

Black History Month Highlights: February 2018

Black History Month Highlights: February 2018 Community Sing-a-Long The George Washington Carver is hosting a community sing-a-long event on Thursday, February 1. More details can be found here. Black Composers Concert On Sunday, February 11, the George Washington Carver museum is hosting a black composers concert, featuring the works of black female composers. More details […]

Language, Culture and Artistic Expression: Excerpts from the 2016 Bilingual STEAM Event

We were very fortunate to have two very talented multilingual performing artists perform at the 2016 Bilingual STEAM event, Julie Slim and Roberto German. Both gave their unique perspectives on the importance of being multilingual and multicultural.  They shared how being multilingual and multicultural shaped them as a person and their art.  For a glimpse of […]

Julie Slim, an Artist who’s Multilingual Voice Connects and Inspires

You may find yourself dancing to her heartfelt romantic jazz in French or in English or enjoying her sultry and melodic music of the Middle East in Arabic.  Whichever the language sung, the smooth and luring voice of Julie Slim evokes feelings and sensations which seem to spontaneously connect us with others and with ourselves.  As it […]

What does Bilingualism have to do with STEAM?

Next month, November 12 from 12 pm – 4pm, Think Bilingual Austin, in partnership with AISD, will be hosting Austin’s first Bilingual “STEAM” event. “STEAM” as a common acronym that refers to disciplines related to science, technology, engineering, the arts and math.  However, the word “STEAM” also refers to power and energy (like in steam engine). […]