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Asian events this weekend, July 1-3
A lot of Miyazaki-themed events from the Austin Public Library this summer, starting with this Saturday’s Miyazaki Fest at the AARC and followed up by a whole lineup from Asian Memory Project. Check them out here!
Friday, July 1
Y'all We Asian @ Fallout Theater ($)
Austin's Asian American improv troupe returns for "a night of stand up and improv" on the first Friday of each month.
📍 Fallout Theater (616 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701)
⏰ Friday July 1, 8-9pm
The Presidents @ Sahara Lounge ($)
"A rare treat here in Austin - Filipino worldbeat and reggae."
📍 Sahara Lounge (1413 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX 78721)
⏰ Friday July 1, 10:30pm-midnight
Saturday, July 2
Miyazaki Fest (Free)
"Come get immersed in the world of Hayao Miyazaki & the much loved characters of Studio Ghibli with crafts, activities, and games!"
📍 Asian American Resource Center (8401 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX 78754)
⏰ Saturday July 2, 10am-1pm
[Recurring] Oh Wow! Night Time! with Yola Lu ($)
Yola Lu hosts a "stand up comedy show featuring some of the best, brightest and diverse line ups in the city."
📍 Violet Crown Clubhouse (7100 Woodrow Ave, Austin, TX 78757)
⏰ Saturday July 2, 9-10:30pm
Asian Memory Project Presents: Studio Ghibli Concert and Crafts (Free)
"Join us for an interactive family-friendly event of Ghibli music and fun crafts. Our team will lead an origami tutorial and the music ensemble will perform arrangements from Ponyo and My Neighbor Totoro!"
📍 Austin Public Library - Hampton Branch at Oak Hill (5125 Convict Hill Rd, Austin, TX 78749)
⏰ Saturday July 16, 11am-12pm
These events happen on a regular basis, so I don’t always include them in the newsletter. There might be something new since the last time you checked!