Asian events this weekend, August 12-14
Mahjong this Friday! See yall there.
Friday, August 12
@asianeventsinaustin Presents: Mahjong & Chill (Free)
Come learn, play, or just hang out!
📍 West China Tea House (4706 N Interstate Hwy 35, Austin, TX 78751)
⏰ Friday August 12, 5:30-8pm
CherryBomb Comedy Festival (feat. Y'all We Asian) ($$)
"Join us for an evening of comedy by she's, they's and gays!" Proceeds support the Lilith Fund for reproductive justice.
📍 The Cathedral (2403 E 16th St, Austin, TX 78702)
⏰ Friday August 12, 7-10pm
Saturday, August 13
Pokémon GO Community Day (Free)
"Thousands of players will be in town along with Niantic representatives for three hours of catching Pokémon and an opportunity to score free merch."
📍 Republic Square Park (422 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78701)
⏰ Saturday August 13, 11am-2pm
Sunday, August 14
Indian Independence Day 2022 Celebration ($)
"Indian American Association of Austin is delighted to invite you to a celebration of India's independence", featuring "national anthems by kids, patriotic songs, cultural dances, and Indian food stalls".
📍 Cedar Park Recreation Center (1435 Main St, Cedar Park, TX 78613)
⏰ Sunday August 14, 6-8:30pm
Michael Yo @ Vulcan Gas Company ($)
The self-proclaimed “Half-Black Brother with a Korean Mother”, Michael Yo "connects with the hearts of America on complex issues while also making audiences cry laughing."
📍 Vulcan Gas Company (418 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)
⏰ Friday August 12 - Saturday August 13, multiple times
Colossalcon Texas ($$)
Colossalcon Texas is a 3-day "Japanese animation, gaming, and culture event" with concerts, performances, artists and vendors.
📍 Kalahari Resorts (3001 Kalahari Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665)
⏰ Friday August 19 - Sunday August 21
Artivism: How to Create Social Change with Art (Free)
"The session will feature practical and actionable advice for impacting culture using artistic expression. You’ll also have an opportunity to learn about other Asian American artists who are making a real-world impact with their work."
📍 Asian American Resource Center (8401 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX 78754)
⏰ Thursday August 25, 6:30-8pm
These events happen on a regular basis, so I don’t always mention them. There might be something new since the last time you checked!