Topfer Theatre opening/'Ragtime'
Oct. 16-Nov. 18.
Fourteen years is quite a while to wait for a show to open in your hometown, but that's how long it's been ... more
Halloween/Dia de los Muertos
Oct. 31-Nov. 2.
We figure you're already familiar with the concept of Halloween, but we got inspired and wrote this little haiku for you:
Sixth Street partying.
Start planning your costume now.
Dibs on slutty Smurf.
Wed.-Thu., Oct. 31-Nov. 1.
Thanks to Kung Fu Panda
, another generation has discovered the ancient martial art form practiced by Western-friendly artists Bruce Lee and Jackie ... more
Butler School of Music: Cameron Carpenter
Pipe organ rock star – an apparent oxymoron if ever there was one, right? Not when Cameron Carpenter's at the keys. This ... more
Fun Fun Fun Fest
Fri.-Sun., Nov. 2-4.
See "Fall On Me
" and take a trip through FFFFs past and present with Austin Powell.
Break out the lederhosen for the best of the wurst. This is a festival that elevates polka music, sausage, and beer to ... more
Austin Celtic Festival
Sat.-Sun., Nov. 3-4. $20, advance two-day pass; $12, day pass.
Put on your plaid and spend a weekend surrounded by the sounds, tastes, and sights or Ireland and Scotland highlighted by the ... more
2101 Jesse E. Segovia St., 512/480-8318
Pride and Prejudice
Careful readers will note my established love of Pride and Prejudice
, in all its forms. The empire-waist dresses, the irresistible heroine, the ... more
East Austin Studio Tour
Best of Texas Music
with Willie Nelson, Asleep at the wheel, Pat Green, Jerry Jeff Walker, Del Castillo, Quebe Sisters, Ruthie Foster, Cindy Cashdollar
Fri.-Sun., Nov. 16-18.
The international racing event is gearing up to out-clusterfuck even South by Southwest with 300,000 expected visitors to our town. So, you ... more
Texas Performing Arts: The Scarlet Letter
Nov. 16-Dec. 7.
Sarah Saltwick has been one of Austin's brightest rising young playwrights for a few years now, and – if workshop productions, FronteraFest ... more
B. Iden Payne Theatre
Winship Drama Bldg., 24th & San Jacinto, 512/471-1444
King Ranch Annual Ranch Hand Breakfast
See this week's "Day Trips
" column for more on this event.
Hwy. 141 W.
Last year Texas Performing Arts embarked on its Star Trek
-like three-year mission to explore strange new worlds of classical music, to seek ... more
Beyond the Score: The Rite of Spring
Fri.-Sat., Nov. 30-Dec. 1.
Next spring marks the 100th anniversary of the riotous premiere of the Nijinsky-Stravinsky ballet Le Sacre du Printemps, during which arguments in ... more
La Follia: Ancient Voices With Sara Hessel
I'm a theatre writer. I know little about early music or Baroque choral compositions – but I can tell you what I ... more