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May
4
The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin presents Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties, an exhibition of approximatel...
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May
4
May 4
Elton John's performance on May 4, his 6th for this charity, is part of the 15th Year Anniversary Celebration for the Annual Andy Roddick Foundatio...
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May
4
Featuring more than 200 items, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is drawn almost entirely from the Harry Ransom Center's collections of ...
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May
16
Pachanga is a Latin-themed music, cultural arts and food festival dedicated to showcasing the vibrant blend of Latino-created music and art and the...
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Jun
4
6/4/15 - 6/7/15
ATX Festival is the first festival devoted to Television's history and future. It functions like a traditional fi lm festival with premieres of new...
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Jun
4
6/4/15 - 6/7/15
X Games Austin will showcase more than 200 of the world's premier athletes in the sports of Skateboarding, BMX, Motocross and Rally. The new event...
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Jun
6
Melding deep-heated flamenco, rumba, salsa and pop to the tune of 20 million albums sold, the Grammy Award-winning hit-makers behind 'Bambolé...
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Jun
12
Bikers from all over the country parade down Congress Avenue and enjoy a free concert and activities following the parade.
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Jun
20
Juneteenth, also known as "Freedom Day" or "Emancipation Day," is the oldest known African American celebration commemorating t...
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Jun
27
Come celebrate what keepin’ it weird is all about at the 13th Annual Keep Austin Weird Festival + 5K on Saturday, June 27th! Dress up in yo...
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Jul
4
The July 4th Symphony and Fireworks is an Austin Tradition. Free Fireworks, and a Free Live performance by the Austin Symphony. Great food and drin...
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Jul
4
The Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival... a FREE celebration of Independence with fabulous art, Live Entertainment, and FIREWORKS all ...
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Austin CVB Partners with IBM Watson and WayBlazer to Launch Breakthrough Travel Technology

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– The Austin CVB announced a partnership with IBM and WayBlazer at the new IBM Watson Headquarters in NYC yesterday. This state of the art cognitive computing application will be transformational in the travel industry. WayBlazer, an Austin-based company is led by Terry Jones, founding CEO of Travelocity and Kayak. This new tool, with the help of famed Jeopardy beater IBM Watson, will provide the Austin CVB with traveler insights that generate relevant, location-aware and bookable content that help incentivize and customize travel to Austin. The prototype phase is just being completed and will be rolling into a controlled active test by the end of this month with the objective to get it into production by the end of the year if not sooner.

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Austin CVB Opens New Visitor Center

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Austin Visitor Center moves to 602 East 4th Street — opening its doors to a new location and concept model

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Emmy Winning Journalist Peter Greenberg Keynote Speaker at 2014 Austin CVB Annual Luncheon

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Peter Greenberg, an Emmy winning reporter and producer will be the keynote speaker at the Austin CVB 2014 Annual Luncheon. Greenberg is America's most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist.

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ESPN Selects Austin to Host X Games North America

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Circuit of The Americas and ESPN to Collaborate on Event for Four Years, beginning June 2014

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