Asian events this weekend, June 17-19
Don’t forget to call your dad this weekend!
Friday, June 17
Austin Dance India Presents: Tales of Love and Devotion ($)
Mother-daughter duo Anuradha and Purna perform Bharata Natyam classical dance with live musical accompaniment.
📍 Dougherty Arts Center (1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704)
⏰ Friday June 17, 7:30-9pm
Saturday, June 18
Oh Wow! Night Time! with Yola Lu ($)
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 June 18, 9pm-?
Alok Vaid-Menon @ Vulcan Gas Company ($$)
Alok (they/them), “whose work explores themes of trauma, belonging, and the human condition", is "bringing all the laughs to this one of kind show."
📍 Vulcan Gas Company (418 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701)
⏰ Saturday June 18, 10pm-midnight
Sunday, June 19
Austin Dance India Presents: Tales of Love and Devotion (Free with RSVP)
Same performance but in Georgetown. Free with RSVP, courtesy of the Georgetown Public Library.
📍 Georgetown Public Library (402 W 8th St, Georgetown, TX 78626)
⏰ Sunday June 19, 2-3:30pm
Austin Asian American Film Festival ($ - single film, $$$ - entire festival)
Annual showcase of "new independent films from the Asian and Asian American diaspora", now in its 14th year!
📍 AFS Cinema (6259 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752)
⏰ Thursday June 23 - Sunday June 26
Inversion Ensemble Presents: Greg Pak's “I Belong to You” ($$)
"A spectacular multimedia experience" that "explores the history, culture, and natural wonders of Texas", adapted from critically-acclaimed author Greg Pak’s “I Belong to You / Motherland”.
📍 Bates Recital Hall (2406 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78712)
⏰ Saturday June 25, 7:30pm-?
2022 Gold Futures Challenge Deadline
Gold House and Asian American Futures will be awarding project grants of $25,000 to $100,000 to 10 organizations with "bold, innovative, and creative proposals that activate new interest in supporting our evolving AAPI communities."
⏰ Thursday June 30, 10:59pm