Asian events this weekend - February 10
Thursday, February 9
AARC: An Evening with Tones - Concert / Open Mic / Q&A with E. Artifact and Pam Reyes (Free)
⏰ Thursday February 9, 7-9pm
📍 Asian American Resource Center (8401 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX 78754)
👉 "A cozy and casual night of music at the AARC featuring performances by Pam Reyes and E. Artifact, a short Q&A with the performers, and, to cap it off, a song exchange/open mic that is open to anyone in attendance."
Saturday, February 11
APL & AAAFF: Asian American Storytelling Summit (Free with RSVP)
⏰ Saturday February 11, 10:30am-5pm
📍 Austin Public Library - Central Library (710 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701)
👉 "Join us for a day of sharing, crafting, and celebrating our Asian American Stories Within with a writing workshop, panel with local speakers, and an exclusive film screening of So Yun Um's LIQUOR STORE DREAMS."
ACAN: Austin Chinese Culture Festival 2023 (Free)
⏰ Saturday February 11, 12-6pm
📍 Brentwood Christian School (11908 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78753)
👉 "A traditional Chinese culture celebration featuring lion/dragon dances, ethnic food/drinks, live performances, cultural exhibits, traditional games and community exhibitions."
Austin Dance India: Breaking the Binary - Exploring Gender and Sexuality in Hindu Mythology ($)
⏰ Saturday February 18, 7pm-?
📍 Dougherty Arts Center (1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704)
👉 "Breaking the Binary explores ancient tales and figures from Hindu mythology that provide examples of how fluid these concepts actually can be even within a traditional context. 10% of ticket sales along with donations will go to Allgo, a queer people of color nonprofit in Austin, TX."
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!