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2014 Post-Event Evaluation Survey

Online survey to comment on post SXSW-related events.

www.austintexas.gov/online-form/sxsw-feedback

Austin African American Cultural Heritage District Legacy Logo Competition

Help AACHD express the district's history, purpose of preservation, and values. Application form and FAQs available online. Free.

www.aachd.org

Carnival of Confections

Men, women, and even children are invited to come out for games and edible treats and, of course, performances from Brass Ovaries members. The money goes to getting local contestants to the Texas Aerial Championships. 6:30-9:30pm. $10 ($5, kids).

Brass Ovaries Studio, 3111 Manor Rd., 512/477-7653

www.brass-ovaries.com

Fair Housing Conference

Experts weigh in on why "Fair Housing Matters." 9am-3pm.

Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron, 512/974-3262

Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

Conveniently timed to coincide with the Moto GP races at the Circuit of the Americas this show has more than 100 hand-built two-wheelers for your ogling pleasure. There will also be bike stunts, DJed tunes, and other fun and fashion for the moto-inclined. Fri., April 11, 6pm-12mid; Sat., April 12, noon-12mid. Free.

1100 E. Fifth

www.handbuiltmotorcycleshow.com

Mad Hatter Dinner Party

Get dressed in your favorite Wonderland-esque clothes and enjoy a buffet and auctions benefitting the Central Texas SPCA. 6:30-9pm. $100.

Shoal Crossing Event Center, 8611 MoPac N., 512/260-7722

www.centraltexasspca.org

Paleo F(x)

We somehow missed the "ancestral health" movement. Learn about fitness, nutrition, and self-help from experts who in turned learned from neanderthals. Whatever about it, the people pictured on the website look very fit and happy. Not our thing, but we don't recommend you live like us. Fri.-Sun., April 11-13, 8:30am-6pm. $324, for all three days of bells and whistles ($45, three-day expo-only pass; single-day expo-only passes also available)).

Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd.

www.paleofx.com

Texas Burlesque Festival

Texas Burlesque Festival

Tassel twirlers across the country converge on Austin for three days to ensure that no one goes untitillated. Saturday is a best-of-the-fest showcase for those of you wanting only the finest shimmying. Thu.-Sat., April 10-12. $20-40.

The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000

www.texasburlesquefestival.com

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Downtown Ghost Tours

offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life. Fri.-Sat., 8pm.

853-9826

www.austinghosttours.com

Emancipet Free Days

This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your neighborhood today. Check www.emancipet.org to find out. Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.

587-SPAY