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Austin Weekend Guide: February 14 – 17, 2013

It’s a busy weekend for Austin. We’ve got Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras celebrations, the LIVESTRONG Austin Marathon, and many more.  Check out some of Miss A Austin’s top picks for this weekend. 

(Photo Credit: Ballet Austin)

(Photo Credit: Ballet Austin)

All Weekend

Ballet Austin presents Rite of Spring

Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring celebrates its 100th Anniversary this year. The ballet and score “stirs up the emotions, in fact, this music evoked such a reaction from the audience at its premiere decades ago in Paris that a riot broke out,” according to Choreographer Stephen Mills.

And with spring around the corner, it is the perfect time to celebrate with those you love.

WHEN:

February 15 and 16 at 8 p.m. and February 17 at 3 p.m.

WHERE:

The Long Center for the Performing Arts
701 W. Riverside Drive
Austin, TX 78701
Ph. 512-474-5664

TICKETS: Please click here to purchase your tickets.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Bob Schneider and the Moonlight Orchestra

Happy Valentines’ Day Austin! Bob Schneider will be serenading a lucky audience on Thursday night at ACL Live. He will perform with the Moonlight Orchestra. This would be a Valentines’ Day to remember. The Austin-based musician is a “fixture” at many local venues, including Antone’s.

WHERE:
ACL Live
310 W 2nd St
Austin, TX 78701

TICKETS: Please click here to purchase tickets.

(Photo Credit: Austin's Cultural Campus)

(Photo Credit: Austin’s Cultural Campus)

Friday, February 15, 2013

“Face to Face” at The Harry Ransom Center 

Join the Harry Ransom Center for the opening celebration for Arnold Newman: Masterclass. Newman is a renowned photographer who created “iconographic portraits,” of some of the most influential figures in history. This collection has more than 200 pieces.

WHERE:

Harry Ransom Center
The University of Texas at Austin
300 West 21st Street
Austin, TX 78712

TICKETS: Free admission and valet parking for members of the Ransom Center. Non-members, please click here to purchase tickets

Saturday, February 16, 2013

(Photo Credit: Glasstire.com)

(Photo Credit: Glasstire.com)

Pump Project: The Drawing Show

The Pump Project is proud to present its 2nd Annual Drawing Show. It is an exhibit that features 40 Austin artists’ exploration of different methods and styles of drawing. The Pump Project is an East Austin non-profit gallery that allows for emerging and established artists to display their work.

WHERE: 

The Pump Project Art Complex
702 Shady Lane
Austin, Texas 78702
Ph. 512-351-8571

Sunday February 17, 2013

 

The View at the Oasis (Photo Credit: BlissMagATX)

The View at the Oasis (Photo Credit: BlissMagATX)

2013 Oasis Bridal Show

The Oasis, Texas is one of the breath-taking sights in Austin. Named the “sunset capital of Texas,” it overlooks Lake Travis, this little gem is hosting its 2013 Oasis Bridal Show, giving brides the opportunity to experience what their wedding could look like at the Oasis.

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served during a live fashion show.

WHEN: February 17, 2013  from 1-7 p.m.

WHERE:
The Oasis
6550 Comanche Trail
Austin, TX 78732

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