Long Center

IMAGINE | 2015/2016

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SINCE ITS OPENING IN 2008, THE LONG CENTER HAS BECOME ONE OF THE NATION'S PREMIER CULTURAL SHOWPLACES, A WORLD-CLASS FACILITY THAT IS NONETHELESS COMPLETELY AND UNIQUELY AUSTIN. A CENTER-STAGE LOCATION ON THE SOUTHERN SHORE OF LADY BIRD LAKE AND A UNIQUE DESIGN THAT COMBINES HISTORY WITH INNOVATION SHOWCASE AUSTIN'S NATURAL BEAUTY AND COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY. AND THE STORY OF HOW THE LONG CENTER CAME TO BE, FEATURING A LITERAL CAST OF THOUSANDS, REFLECTS AUSTIN'S COMMUNITY- WIDE COMMITMENT TO CULTURAL EXCELLENCE AND QUALITY OF LIFE. LEARN MORE AT THELONGCENTER.ORG/ABOUT. 6 Sarah Koenig A U G U S T 1 , 2 0 1 5 Go behind the scenes with the co-creator of the podcast Serial. She'll talk crime, modern journalism and how her This American Life spin-off project became "the greatest murder mystery you will ever hear." (The Guardian) Frank Warren S E P T E M B E R 1 0 , 2 0 1 5 Founder and curator of the PostSecret Project, Warren will talk about the project and share secrets banned from the best-selling books and others that have transformed lives. He will tell his secret and invite the audience to share theirs. Ballet FolklÓrico de México de Amalia Hernandez S E P T E M B E R 1 3 , 2 0 1 5 This legendary Mexico City company, founded by the great Amalia Hernandez, has been thrilling audiences for six decades with their authentic representations of traditional folkloric dances, colorful costumes and expert musicians. Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club O C T O B E R 1 8 , 2 0 1 5 Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club is saying goodbye with their 2015 farewell tour. Performing are original members Jesus Ramos, Guajiro Mirabal, Barbarito Torres, Eliades Ochoa, and the incomparable vocalist Omara Portuondo. UB40 O C T O B E R 2 0 , 2 0 1 5 Considered to be Britain's greatest reggae artists, UB40 has survived for more than 30 years in the music business with 40 million record sales worldwide, with songs like Kingston Town and Red, Red Wine. This tour reunites the band with founding vocalist Ali Campbell.

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