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Urban Music Festival
The outdoor event features live music and social activities along the banks of Lady Bird Lake. Location: Auditorium Shores. Call 512-314-5433 for more info. Event ID:4/6

Congress for New Urbanism XVI: New Urbanism and the Booming Metropolis
The Congress for New Urbanism XVI: New Urbanism and the Booming Metropolis will explore the challenges associated with implementing new urbanism in rapidly growing regions of the country such as Central Texas. Location: Austin Convention Center. Call 800-788-7077 for more info. Event ID:4/6

Rude Mechanicals "Method Gun"
This original performance by the Rude Mechanicals explores the life, ethos, and techniques of actor-training guru, Stella Burden, as recounted through the eyes of her students. Location: The Long Center for the Performing Arts. Call 512-457-5100 for more info. Event ID:4/12

Baby Bloomers
Discover the exhibits and play in a relaxed atmosphere with other families with small children when the Museum is open exclusively for this age group. Location: Austin Children's Museum. Call 512-472-2499 for more info. Event ID: 5/5

The People's Gallery at City Hall
The 2008 exhibition of the People's Gallery at City Hall features over 100 artworks on loan from Austin artists, galleries and museums. Location: City Hall, 301 W. Second Street. Call 512-974-9313 for more info. Event ID:1/30/09

On the Road with the Beats
This exhibition takes visitors on a journey through the cities, landscapes, and communities that fostered and shaped the most important works of the Beat Generation, from the early 1940s to the mid-1960s. Location: Harry Ransom Center. Call 512-471-8944 for more info. Event ID:8/3

Play It By Ear

Come explore the art and science of tinkering with sound in our new feature exhibit. Bring to life artworks created by sound artists. Make your own sound art. Experiment with echoes. Change your voice to sound like a robot. This exhibit takes a creative, playful approach to learning all about sound production and reception. Location: Austin Children's Museum, 201 Colorado St. Time: T-Sat, 10am-5pm; W, 5pm-8pm $1 donation; Sun, noon-5pm; 4pm-5pm free.. Event ID:9/14

Bat Watching
The 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats that live beneath the Congress Avenue Bridge take flight in a mass exodus each night at dusk. Located at Congress Ave. & Cesar Chavez St. Austin, TX 78704.

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