Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: July 1-7, 2018
Special Display – German Immigration to Texas
On Sunday, July 1, The Heritage House Museum is hosting a traveling exhibit from Humanities Texas entitled, “Lone Star and Eagle: German Immigration to Texas.” The exhibit will be on display during the museum’s open hours between July 1st and August 7th.
For more information, visit the community calendar.
Africa Rocks Austin
On Sunday, July 1, visit Life Austin Amphitheater for the African Children’s Choir concert with Special Guest Bruce Robison. Tickets start at $11, kids are free. Find more information on the event page.
Literature Live! Presents: King Midas
On Monday, July 2, Austin Public Library’s performance troupe, Literature LIVE, presents King Midas at the Howson Branch Library. Based on the Greek myth, this puppet show tells the story of King Midas, who believes he will achieve true happiness when he is given the golden touch. Visit the community calendar for more information, and more show times and dates.
Keep the World Dancing Day
The first annual Keep The World Dancing Festival will coincide with UMLAUF Afterdark and will take place on Tuesday, July 3rd from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
We value community and collaboration and our vision for the event is that dance communities from all over Austin will come together to create a harmony of styles, cultures and people. It will essentially be a collaboration of dance communities celebrating the integration of art and dance as a way to tell stories.
For more information and updates, follow the Facebook event page.
Tanabata Star Festival and Japanese Koto Performance
On Friday, July 6, JASGA will present Japanese Tanabata star festival and Koto performance.
Myanmar Cultural Day
On Saturday, July 7, visit the Asian American Resource Center to learn about the different cultures from Myanmar! Come see performances and cultural booths by the Karen, Karenni, Chin (Zomi Chin), Kachin, Burmese, and Mon communities.
For more information and to receive updates, follow the Facebook event page.
Jallalla Chuquiago is a project of CAMUS Ensemble from Boliva that portraits the Bolivian and Latin American culture with a fresh and artistic proposal. Don’t miss this unique opportunity on Friday, July 7! This versatile ensemble brings internationally acclaimed Bolivian musicians from across the globe to collaborate and create a unique experience to the audience; a cultural encounter with Bolivia and its people, landscape, soundscape and traditions. Find more information on the community calendar.
Ongoing Events for July
Choose from many options for bilingual storytimes and cultural clubs ongoing at many libraries in and around the greater Austin area. You can find more information on the multicultural event calendar.