AUSTIN IN FEBRUARY
Palmer Events Center
The world’s premier Brazilian Mardi Gras outside of Brazil, Austin’s Carnaval Brasileiro, returns for its 41st year. Derived from the decades-old tradition of Brazilian Carnival, Austin’s own Carnaval Brasileiro is one of the most wildly authentic indoor Brazilian Carnival parties in the world, with more than 6,000 attendees each year.
Austin Marathon and Half Marathon
The 2018 Austin Marathon will celebrate its 27th year running in the capital of Texas. The premier running event in Austin annually attracts runners from all 50 states and 20+ countries around the world. With a downtown finish and within proximity of many downtown hotels and restaurants, the Austin Marathon is the perfect running weekend destination.
Dancing With The Stars: LIVE!
Bass Concert Hall
TV’s hottest show is going back on tour across America in Dancing with the Stars: Live! – Light Up the Night. Fans of the show have the opportunity to see the best ballroom dancers in the business perform live. This all-new production showcases ballroom and contemporary dances from ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, including sizzling group numbers, steamy duets and over the top original pieces.
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum presents UMLAUF Insights: “Flight & Fall”
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & MuseumDr. Louis Waldman will draw on his vast expertise on Italian Renaissance art to discuss the artistic achievement of the period’s most influential artist, Michelangelo. Starting from the artist’s youth, Dr. Waldman will trace Michelangelo’s preoccupation and struggles to master the media of art. In conjunction with the Museum’s current exhibition, “Flight & Fall: Charles Umlauf’s Dualities,” Dr. Waldman’s talk will situate Umlauf’s work in a broader classical context in the first of Insights of the year.