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  • Pecan Street Festival

    This free celebration is consistently voted as one Best of the Best events. Featuring 300 art vendors, 40 food concessions, over 50 bands on 3 stages, carnival rides, a zoo, and more.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 22-23
    Sixth Street, from Brazos to I-35
  • Wizard World Austin

    David Tennant, Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie (Doctor Who), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite, Blades of Glory) and Holly Marie Combs (Charmed, Picket Fences) are among the dozens of celebrities and industry pros at the 2018 Wizard World Austin.
    Fri.-Sun., Sept. 21-23  
    Austin Convention Center
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    Davis Gallery: De/Construction

    This three-person exhibit featuring the work of Austin artists Joseph Hammer, Chun Hui Pak, and Gabe Langholtz focuses on each artist’s ability to dismantle their subjects and reimagine them into new compositions.
    Through Oct. 20
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    ACL Music Festival 2018

    In 2002, two Austin institutions – the long-running public television music showcase, Austin City Limits, and the city’s beloved, 351-acre Zilker Park – combined forces for the first ACL Festival. Thanks to homegrown mega promoters C3 Presents, they’ve been making sweet music together ever since.
    Oct. 5-7 & 12-14
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    Bale Creek Allen Gallery: The Onlookers

    Here's a show of new work – sculpture, drawings, and paintings – by that Austin-based Renaissance man Bob Schneider.
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    Confessions of a Mexpatriate

    In Raul Garza's very funny and thought-provoking play, a Mexican-American urban sophisticate who wants to connect with his roots ventures deep into the Mexican interior and, ah, learns a thing or two about himself and the world. Featuring Mical Trejo, as directed by Ken Webster for Hyde Park Theatre. Note: When this excellent show debuted a few years ago, Robert Faires interviewed the playwright right here.
    Thu.-Sat., Sept. 20-Oct. 20, 8pm. $23-27 (pay what you can, Thursdays).  
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    grayDUCK Gallery: Serene Disturbance

    Listen: "Scattered along the shores of a growing lake, small volcanic rocks disintegrate from endless fractures. Left behind in the wake of a glacier’s now constant recession, these scarred tokens from the mountain show an array of colorful shards between their dark crevices." And this new exhibition by Dameon Lester is the exploration of one such rock, transmediated via modest materials and repetitive minimal shapes, abstractly focusing on our cause and effect with nature.
    Through Oct. 28
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    Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra

    Now this is the regional premiere from that excellent playwright and theatrical badass Kirk Lynn, about "what it means to see and be seen, to love and be loved, to know and be known. And sex, too." Directed by Alexandra Bassiakou Shaw for your slightly foxed friends at Present Company.
    Sept. 21-Oct. 15. Thu.-Sun., 8pm. Extra shows: Wed., Oct. 3, 8pm; Mon., Oct. 8 &15, 8pm. Donations accepted.  
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