Event: Central Austin Arts Block Party, 8/23

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Ten of Austin’s best and brightest arts organizations invite you to an unprecedented joint effort – the Austin Arts Block Party celebrating the 2015-16 season, Sunday, August 23 at the Long Center.

Ten of Austin’s best and brightest arts organizations invite you to an unprecedented joint effort – the Austin Arts Block Party celebrating more than 138 shows, concerts, exhibits and events through the 2015-2016 season!

This free event is open to the public and offers some of the year’s very best and exclusive discount ticket opportunities! Come experience the best dance, music and theatre that Austin has to offer! Learn more about the organizations, sample upcoming productions, enjoy performances, check out the Kids’ Zone, and see behind-the-scenes tours.

Partners include Austin Opera, Austin Symphony Orchestra, Austin Shakespeare, Ballet Austin, Conspirare, Pollyanna Theatre Company, Tapestry Dance Company, Umlauf Sculpture Garden, and ZACH Theatre!

  • Visitors will be treated to previews from the upcoming seasons of Austin’s premier performing arts organizations.
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  • Live performances will take place throughout the day in the Rollins Studio Theatre and Michael & Susan Dell Hall.
  • Back stage tours will give an up close and personal experience of what goes into staging a performance at The Long Center.
  • Staff from each organization will be on hand to answer questions about performances or tickets
  • Visitors can enjoy live music from 1-2:30 p.m. on ZACH’s campus in advance of the final performance of Sophisticated Ladies.

*A full schedule of the day’s events will be available shortly, as well as a list of all the great deals and special discounts available that day!

Grand Prize Giveaway

RSVP for your opportunity to enter the Grand Prize Giveaway, a chance to win two free Season Ticket Packages from each of our participating partners—worth over $15,000*! Winners will be selected the day of the Block Party.

About Nicole Basham 793 Articles
A native Austinite and soccer-playing mom, Nicole uses her 10-year-old son as an excuse to rediscover her hometown through his eyes. In Thoreau's words, her mission is to "suck out all the marrow of life", or in her son's words, to cultivate in him a love of "advenchers".

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