Fri / 12 Feb
MUSIC // Concierto Vivo Alternativo – Presented by ViVo ALTeRNATIVO and GoHispano. Celebrate V-day early with music by Rubik, from Monterrey, Mexico, Latin Hip-Hop with Manzanas Malas, and Arthur Yoria with his electroacoustic show. 9pm. $5 cover. All ages. Ruta Maya, 3601 S Congress Ave.
MUSIC // El Tule with Huerta Culture – 9pm. $TBD. Flamingo Cantina, 515 E. Sixth St.
Sat / 13 Feb
EVENT // American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music – Organized by Experience Music Project. In celebration of the opening of the American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music exhibit, the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum is hosting family-friendly rhythm workshops between 11am-3pm. FREE. thestoryoftexas.com for more information.
Sun / 14 Feb
SHOP // HOPE Farmer’s Market – Please your palate with an array of sweet treats, spice it up with some salsa, veg out with local, organic produce, or find the perfect gift for your special someone in the HOPE Art Market. 11am-3pm. 414 Waller St.
*See Happy ValenTime’s Day article for more Valentine’s Day events.
Tue / 16 Feb
COMMUNITY // Natural Leaders – Become a Volunteer & Environmental Leader in your Community! – Natural Leaders, presented by United Way Capital Area/Hands On Central Texas & Keep Austin Beautiful, is training program that equips volunteers with the skills, knowledge and ability to organize volunteer projects while addressing environmental issues that affect their communities. 6pm-8:30pm. www.handsoncentraltexas.org.
MUSIC // “Pay what you want” World Music Night – Music by Hard Proof Afro beat, who is influenced by “All things funky from south of the Sahara, La Guerilla, who has a unique mix of world, Latin, and punk influenced songs, and Brazilian musician Federico7 & the Hashashins. Cover is “Pay what you want”. 8pm. Momo’s, 618 West 6th Street.
EVENT // Imperia’s Chinese New Year Celebration – Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with passed hors d’oeuvres, drink specials and unique entertainment at Imperia Sushi and Lounge. Doors@4pm / Festivities@7pm. Imperia, 310 Colorado.