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Entertainment

Most visitors arrive knowing that Austin is the Live Music Capital of the World, but it doesn't take long to see that this city is also rich with history, culture and fun activities for everyone. Here are some of our favorite pastimes that we think you'd enjoy, too.

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Bass Concert Hall

Opened in 1981, this flagship theatre of Texas Performing Arts is the largest in Austin, with seating for 2,900. Ranking among the finest performance spaces in the country both in size and accouterments, it is no wonder that Bass Concert Hall attracts the world’s greatest performers and full-scale productions.

2350 Robert Dedman Dr, texasperformingarts.org

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Cactus Café

Just a stone’s throw from Hotel Ella, you will find one of Austin’s most intimate live music venues: the Cactus Cafe. Located on The University of Texas campus since 1979, the acoustic café has gained a national reputation and impressive roster of singer-songwriters who have graced its stage.

2247 Guadalupe St, cactuscafe.org

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Bfree Yoga

BFree Yoga Studio is a yoga studio owned by Shelby Autrey that empowers students to live in the full expression of their being. The yoga studio features Vinyasa, Hatha & restorative classes in heated, warm & non-heated settings.

3110 Guadalupe St #120, bfreeyogaaustin.com

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The Bullock Texas State History Museum

Get a crash course on Texas history with a visit to the Bullock Texas State History Museum. Open since 2001, the museum features some of the most significant Texas artifacts across thousands of years, special exhibitions, educational programs and an IMAX film series.

1800 Congress Ave, thestoryoftexas.com

Hotel Ella

  • 1900 Rio Grande
  • Austin TX 78705
  • 800.311.1619

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