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  • 22nd Annual Austin Chamber Music Festival

    Promises three weeks of unexpected delights from international stars, Internet sensations, and local favorites. Don't miss a late-Beethoven performance by Grammy winners Emerson String Quartet, pop and classical hits by Brooklyn Duo, a live film score by invoke, and more.
    July 6-22  
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    Blue Genie Art Bazaar

    Need something Austin-y (art, jewelry, prints, clothing, etc., whatnot, and then some) for a loved one this year? Thousands of original works from more than 200 artists and artisans will help you with your gifting conundrums.
    Daily Nov. 24-Dec. 24, 10am-10pm
    Blue Genie Art Bazaar, 6100 Airport
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    Sports

    UT Men's Basketball

    Vs. Michigan:
    Tue., Dec. 12, 8pm. $15-70.  
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    Yard Dog: Odd Pottery

    Odd, they say? Well, yes. Odd, a bit eerie, and totally gorgeous, to be sure, as this excellent SoCo venue presents a collection of new work by Waxahachie potter Carl Block.
    Through Dec. 31
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    Art.Science.Gallery.: Trading Card Show

    If you like art inspired by science, you'll love this. If you like trading cards, you'll love this. If you like both of those things at once, you may be overwhelmed with joy at this fifth annual fundraising event featuring hundreds of original, affordable, miniature works of science-celebrating art by artists from all over the country. That's right, 2.5-by-3.5-inch works of art, already framed for your convenience, waiting for a home on your wall or – hey, it's that time of year – the wall of a lucky friend or friends.
    Through Dec. 24
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    City Managers Town Hall

    Meet the City Manager finalists – finally. Spencer Cronk, current Minneapolis city coordinator, and Howard Lazarus, current Ann Arbor city administrator, will discuss their plans and answer your questions. Can't make it? Watch live at ATXN or ATXN.tv. Attendees will be asked to provide feedback after.
    Tue., Dec. 12, 6:30pm  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Deep Red (1975)

    Terror Tuesday: One of this Italian horror master's very best works, Deep Red features Blow-Up's Hemmings as a jazz pianist in Rome, who is suspected of having committed a murder before becoming a target himself. Argento's florid camerawork and spooky Gremlin music are in ample evidence here.
    Tue., Dec. 12, 9:50
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    Do Good/Then Party: Holiday Edition

    Join Good Party ATX for an evening of volunteering at the local food back then head over to El Taquito to hang out and order a Mealshare branded item to provide a meal to youth in need.
    Tue., Dec. 12, 6pm  
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    Special Screenings

    Found Footage 3D (2016)

    Things get pretty meta when a film crew shooting a found-footage horror film start getting picked off. Preceded by a screening of the short "First Date." Also: free posters!
    Tue., Dec. 12, 7:00  
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    Guzu Gallery: They’re Coming To Get You

    It's a holiday horror art show here at Guzu in the Center of Austin Fandom, featuring new renditions of the iconic heroes and villains of the grisly genre. By whom, precisely? By some of the best illustrators around: Chet Phillips, Billy Perkins, Katherine Kuehne, the incredible brotherly duo of Half-Human, Tessa Morrison, and more.
    Through Jan. 1
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    Holy Roller's Top Chef Pie-Eating Contest

    Chef Callie Speer and her team welcome some of the city’s most prominent chefs and culinary personalities for a holiday pie-eating contest. You could come for the pies, and for the raffle that supports SAFE, but we'll be there because we wanna see Aaron Franklin,Tyson Cole, Shane Stiles, Philip Speer, Shawn Cirkiel, Nic Yanes, Brandon Hunt, Travis Tober, Laura Sawicki, Casey Wilcox, Tako Matsumoto, Nadia Chaudhury, and especially that Brandon Watson stuffing their fruit-smeared gobs with more and more pastry.
    Tue., Dec. 12, 6pm  
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    Homo for the Holigays!

    Boiz of Austin host a special night of queer holiday cheer with the second annual Homo for the Holigays. They're celebrating two years with special guests Los MENtirosos – San Antonio's drag king troupe – and Papi Churro's 12 Twinks a Twerking contest.
    Tue., Dec. 12, 9pm  
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    Story Mixer: Good Grief!

    The holidays can be a difficult time for many who have suffered loss in their lives. Join Story Bar for an evening of stories, music, and performance about finding good in the grief, joy in the world, and hope for the holidays.
    Tue., Dec. 12, 6:30-9:30pm. $15.  
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    Trail of Lights

    You'll come for the amazing light displays (2 million lights along the 2.1 mile stroll through Zilker Park), but stay for the food trucks, live entertainment, and interactive activities. A tradition since 1965.
    Every day through Sat., Dec. 23, 7-10pm. Free.  
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    Winter Wonderland

    A new Austin holiday tradition. Millions of lights will illuminate the Circuit of the Americas track with a little bit of something for everyone: a skating rink, petting zoo, human snow globe, movies on the lawn, a tunnel of lights in addition to the Circuit of Lights track walk, a vendor village, and more.
    Every day through Dec. 30, 6-10pm (Fridays and Saturdays, 6-11pm). $16 (children 5 and under free).  
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