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  • Arts

    Theatre

    Arthur Simone's Bot Party: Bot Party 3.0

    This mash-up of "Battlebots" and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" features integrated teams of humans and robots competing in comedic challenges based on audience suggestions. It's a show of technological fun for the whole family! Bonus: Free cake and a coloring book.
    Nov. 3-5. Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $18 ($12, children, students, seniors).  
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    Civics 101

    Blue Door Gala

    A special celebration honoring 50 years of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area's service to local youth.
    Fri., Nov. 3, 6pm. $100-10,000.  
    JW Marriott Austin, 110 E. Second
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    Events

    Blue Door Gala

    This celebration that honors 50 years of service to youth in Austin features a cocktail hour, gourmet dinner, and live auction – then the after-party with open bar, more snacks, aerial bartenders from Rapt, and music from Texas Pro DJ.
    Fri., Nov. 3, 6pm. $100.
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    Civics 101

    City of Austin Seeks Artist for Local and National Pre-Qualified Public Artist Pools

    Art in Public Places is looking for artists interested in being commissioned for public art projects. See website for more info and meeting dates.
    Deadline: Mon., Nov. 27; 5pm.  
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    Out of Town

    Fall Foliage Color Report

    Go to the website to get updates, but be aware that the park closes when the parking lots become full.
    Through Nov. 30
    Lost Maples State Park
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    The Gay Place

    Fierce Fridays: Drag Lab

    Pop culture is such a drag. See the girls give their best Bodak Yellow.
    First Fridays, 9pm-2am. Free.
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    Out of Town

    HOU-ATX BBQ Showdown

    With all the bragging, it was bound to happen. Houston challenges Austin barbecue joints to the ultimate taste-off. Tickets are going fast and when they're gone there won’t be any more until next year.
    Sun., Dec. 3, 1-4pm. $80.
    Saint Arnold Brewing Company, Houston
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    Out of Town

    International Chili Championships

    It is the tale of two chili championships and one ghost town with a whole lot of fun, food, and craziness: between them.
    Thu.-Sat., Nov. 2-4
    Terlingua
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    Events

    Italo Disco

    Italian drink specials get you in the mood for dancing along with the live DJ.
    First Friday of every month, 7-11pm. Free.
  • Community

    The Gay Place

    Keshet Shabbat Potluck and Poetry Reading

    A night of good food, good people, and good art. Award-winning poet and author Lesléa Newman will read from her latest book, Sparkle Boy. Bring a dish to share, and a beverage.
    Fri., Nov. 3, 6:15pm. 512/789-5491.
    Call to RSVP for location
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    Events

    Luna Llena ATX

    Celebrate Día de Los Muertos with music, holiday shopping at the market, good food, a photo booth, and more.
    Fri., Nov. 3, 6pm. $5, $3 presale, under 18 free.  
  • Community

    The Gay Place

    Mr. Austin Gear 2017 Weekend Night 1

    This gear-filled weekend kicks off with a meet and greet. Shake hands, take shots, and meet the contestants.
    Fri., Nov. 3, 10pm. Free.  
  • Community

    The Gay Place

    Much Ado About Nothing

    Directors Allison Dillon and (Chron writer) Rosalind Faires put a lady-lovin' spin on Shakespeare's Much Ado comedy. It's a play in the park, just in time for fall weather feels.
    Every Thu.-Sun., Oct. 19-Nov. 5, 7:30pm. Free, donations accepted.  
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    Kids

    Parents' Night Out

    Parents enjoy a night out at Mueller and the kids (4 and up) experience an exclusive evening at Thinkery with pizza, hands-on activities, exhibit exploration, and more.
    Fri., Nov. 3, 5:30pm. $40 and $20 for additional siblings; non-members $45 and $25 for additional siblings.
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    Events

    Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming

    Follow the evolution of the gaming industry from the Seventies to the present day with a focus on the local scene from Richard Garriott's Ultima series to John Romero's Doom to the developers making waves on today's gaming platforms.
    Daily through March 18, 2018. Museum admission: $13 ($9, kids).  
  • Community

    Out of Town

    Rockport Film Festival

    The show must go on despite the battering Hurricane Harvey inflicted on the small coastal town. Most: hotels in town are full or closed with the nearest rooms in Corpus Christi.
    Thu.-Sat., Nov. 2-4. Free, donations appreciated.
  • Community

    The Gay Place

    Sky Candy Presents: The Rocky Horror Aerial Show!

    These aerial babes are taking Rocky Horror to a whole new height. Come dressed to impress. 18 and up welcome.
    Fri., Nov. 3, 9pm. $15.  
  • Community

    The Gay Place

    Stranger Things 2 Watch Party

    Catch Stranger Things 2 with the Q crew! They're two episodes every Friday 'til the season ends.
    Fridays, 6-8pm. Through Nov. 24.  
  • Arts

    Theatre

    Teatro Vivo: Siempre Vivos

    Here are two nights for celebrating Día de los Muertos and enjoying a variety of performances by Teatro Vivo and guests.
    Nov. 3-4. Fri.-Sat., 7pm. Free.
  • Community

    Civics 101

    Texas Advocacy Project Supply Drive

    Allstate offices are collecting supplies for the Texas Advocacy Project to support survivors of domestic violence and prevent domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking throughout Texas. Preferred donations include: toiletries, toilet paper, paper towels, menstrual hygiene products, diapers, and baby wipes. Drop supplies at any of the three Austin locations.
    Oct. 30-Nov. 3
    12010 Hwy. 290 W. #110; 11100 N. I-35; 8103 Brodie #7
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    Out of Town

    Texas Renaissance Festival

    Return to the days of Merrye Olde Englande for a memorable food, drink, and fun experience.
    Weekends Oct. 8-Nov. 27  
    Todd Mission
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    Sports

    Texas State Volleyball

    Vs. Arkansas State University: Fri., Nov. 3, 6:30pm. Vs. Little Rock:
    Sun., Nov. 5, 12pm
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    Kids

    The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

    C.S. Lewis' classic fantasy of good vs. evil in the mystical land of Narnia. For kids 5 and up.
    Sept. 14-Feb. 10. Tickets start at $16.
  • Community

    The Gay Place

    Tucked Drag Show

    Get tucked in by some of Austin's most fab queens. Might be weekly, but never the same.
    Fridays, 10:30pm-midnight

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