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Austin Saturday, February 2 Events

Lunar New Year
To welcome the Year of Rat, the Asian American Cultural Center will host a Lunar New Year Celebration.There will be different Asian cultural performances of dance, music, martial arts demonstration and authentic Asian foods for the entire family to enjoy throughout the day. Admission is FREE. Location: Asian American Cultural Center, 11713 Jollyville Road. Call 512-336-5069 for more info.

"The Passage of the Underground Railroad" - Austin Children's Choir Sings in Code at the Carver
Austin Children's Choir embarks on a collaboration to help the community sing a song of unity through the unique presentation of "The Passage of the Underground Railroad" at The George Washington Carver Museum. Rather than simply presenting a program of music in a concert hall, artistic director Kathleen Turner approached the Carver Museum about a deeper approach. Location: George Washington Carver Museum.

Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company and Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theatre Present: Rot by John Harvey
Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company and Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theatre Present:Rot by John Harvey is a collaboration between two of Houston’s premier theater companies. Rot won ‘Best Original Show’ in The Houston Press in 2007. Location: The Off Center. Call 832-418-0973 for more info. Event ID:2/2.

The Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS
The ZACH Theatre presents The Gershwins’ majestic musical PORGY AND BESS in a dynamic reinvention inspired by the rich culture of New Orleans and the soul of Ray Charles, Cleo Laine, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, and Louis Armstrong. Location: Austin Music Hall. Call 512-476-0541 for more info. Event ID:2/3

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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