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Austin Film Society: Premiere: The Comedy Premiere

An aging hipster hangs with his Brooklyn friends and acts indifferently toward life. He engages in reckless acts and wanton mischief while offering a dismaying portrait of young manhood. Director Rick Alverson and actor Tim Heidecker will be in attendance for a Q&A.

9:30PM, Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar

  • ILIMAQ: A Drum Kit Opera

    Texas Performing Arts and Fusebox present the world premiere of this new work written by American composer John Luther Adams for percussionist (and, ahem, Wilco drummer) Glenn Kotche. The concert also features other works performed by Kotche’s duo On Fillmore, with bassist Darin Gray. Thu., Nov. 29, 8pm (2012), $10-32

    McCullough Theatre, UT campus, 23rd & East Campus Drive, 512/471-1444

    • Blue Genie Art Bazaar

      Need something Austin-y (art, jewelry, prints, clothing, etc., whatnot, and then some) for a loved one this year? More than 125 artists and artisans will help you with your gifting conundrums. Special events occur throughout the month of December, so shop early and often. Through Dec. 24, 10am-10pm, everyday. Free.

      The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville, 454-2000

    • Pedaling for Safer Roads

      The recent deaths and serious injuries of cyclists due to drunk drivers has incited fellow bikers to send a message to city officials and Austin at large with a ride from City Hall to the Captol building. 7pm.

      Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second, 512/974-2220

    • Hill Country Christmas Lighting Trail

      Take in the sights with special events at selected locations. Nov. 23-Jan. 1.

      Bandera, Blanco, Boerne, Burnet, Dripping Springs, Fredericksburg, Johnson City, Kerrville, Llano, Marble Falls, and Wimberley

    • The Rules of Basketball

      Features an exhibition by artist Paul Pfeiffer and a display of James Naismith's 1891 document the Original Rules of Basketball. You won't want to miss this in-depth and historical look into the sport of basketball. Runs through Jan. 13, 2013.

      The Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. MLK, 512/471-7324

    • University of Texas

      Men's/Women's Swim/Dive USA Swimming AT&T Winter National Championships: Thu., Nov 29-Sat., Dec. 1, all day. Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, 646 E. MLK Jr. Blvd. Volleyball NCAA Women's Volleyball Tournament: First Round: Thu., Nov. 29: North Carolina State vs. Texas A&M: 4pm; Colgate vs. Texas: 7pm. Second Round: Fri., Nov. 30: NC State/Texas A&M winner vs. Colgate/Texas winner: 7pm. Gregory Gym, 2101 Speedway. $7-12. Women's Basketball Vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi: Fri., Nov. 30, 11am. Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River. $8-16. Men's Basketball Vs. UT-Arlington: Sat., Dec. 1, 3pm. Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River. $8-40.

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