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Film

Austin Public Library and KLRU: Beauty Is Embarrassing

You may not know his name, but you know Wayne White's artwork from Pee-wee's Playhouse or his MTV award-winning design work. Read a full review of Beauty Is Embarrassing.

7PM, Windsor Park Branch Library, 5833 Westminster

Arts

  • SouthPop: Live Music & Dead Clubs

    The South Austin Popular Culture Center presents this "visual history through T-shirts," chronicling the rise and fall of bands and venues, charting that storied sequence across the public strata of the cotton upper-body garments once relegated to underwear but now (for decades, now) more akin to personal billboards of opinion and taste. Through Dec. 23.

    South Austin Popular Culture Center, 1516-B S. Lamar, 512/440-8318

    www.samopc.org

  • grayDUCK Gallery: Future-Perfect-in-Past Tense

    This group show in the terrific gallery just off South First features works by Regina Allen, Adrian Landon Brooks, Cheryl Finfrock, D.C. Ice, Megan Kimber, Amy Kligman, Amy Rice, Jeffrey Swanson, and Matthew Winters. Through Dec. 22.

    grayDUCK Gallery, 2213 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/826-5334

    www.grayduckgallery.com

    Community

    • 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, 6406 N. I-35, 454-2000

      www.bluegenieartbazaar.com

    • 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. Martin Luther King Jr., 512/471-7324

      www.blantonmuseum.org

    • Christmas Apocalypto

      Guess who's coming to WTF? Rebecca and Stanley Roy must be quaking in their figgy pudding knowing that Silky Shoemaker, Little Stolen Moments, Mitzy Myers, and Russell Reed are headed back to town for this magical baconator weekend of holiday hullaballoo. Thu.-Sat., Dec. 13-15, 8:30pm. $12.

      ND Austin, 501 N. I-35, 512/485-3001

      www.ndvenue.com

    • LezRide!

      Bike with the butchie babes and betties every Tuesday. Contact for route info. Tuesdays, 7pm. Free.

      Q Austin, 3408 West Ave., 845/642-7069

      lezrideatx.tumblr.com, mundemir@gmail.com

    • Tasty Tuesdays

      LGBT night at Lincoln Village's tastiest spot, with Lauren YellaStud and SDot SwaggaRipe, Gina DJgiiq Laughland, and bartender Alexis Wilder. Tuesdays, 9pm. Free.

      MoJoe Room Bar & Grill, 6406 N. I-35 #1600, 512/206-4110

      www.yellastud.com