City of Austin

The Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Growth & Redevelopment provides leadership and management for the City of Austin’s cultural arts programs and for the economic development of arts and cultural industries.

ColdTowne Theater

ColdTowne Theater is Austin’s home for alternative sketch, improv and stand up comedy, located in the heart of the scenic Airport Blvd. car repair district.

The Institution

The Institution Theater is a 49-seat theater with a spacious stage and an elaborate lighting package located just off South Congress in the heart of the 78704.

The Hideout Theatre

The Hideout Theatre is a two-stage venue in the heart of downtown Austin producing award-winning, innovative improvised theatre.

Culture Map

Austin’s Daily Digital Magazine keeps you plugged in, enlightened and entertained about culturally relevant news and information delivering real-time coverage, breaking news and opinions on music, film, comedy, and so much more.

Austin Chronicle

The Austin Chronicle is an independent, locally owned and operated alternative newsweekly that reflects the heart and soul of Austin, Texas, boasting a readership of 195,000 weekly.


Do512.com is the place to find out what to do in Austin. Over 150,000 people each month use Do512 to find out about thousands of music, art, theater, film, and special events event happening around town.



Royal Tees

Royal Tees USA is one of Austin’s oldest and most respected resources for screen printing, decorated apparel, and promotional products.


Motorblade speedily hangs your culture in the form of gig flyers, public service posters, and theatre handbills, along a legal route (over 200 locations) all across town.

Yummy Yecca’s

The Airport Blvd. food cart with amazing homegrown and locally harvested ingredients that will blow your socks off with flavor.

Orf Brewing

Orf Brewing is a friend to the improv community, crafting special holiday and year-round brews for all that ales you.

Austin Beerworks

Austin Beerworks is a conglomeration of committed, experienced craft brewers who came to party with original recipe brew and too many sparklers.