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for Sat., Dec. 8
  • Black Friday: Free Day of Yoga at Yoga Yoga

    Give yourself a break from the hustle and bustle of this Thanksgiving weekend. Bring your family and friends - or just yourself - and enjoy free classes at all 4 of our studios. This is a great opportunity to try that new yoga style you've been meaning to check out. Choose from Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Restorative, Hatha, and More! Take one class or as many as you'd like!
    Fri., Nov. 23  
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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.
    Nov. 23-Dec. 24. Daily, 10am-10pm. Free.
    Blue Genie Art Bazaar, 6100 Airport
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    Cherrywood Art Fair

    Creative weekend fun for everyone? We reckon so, what with more than 88 artists and artisans, live music, dance performances, a photo booth, food vendors, and an area dedicated to interactive family activities.
    Sat.-Sun., Dec. 8-9, 10am-5pm. Free.
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    Classical Music

    A Charlie Brown Christmas

    The Austin Chamber Music Center presents the beloved Vince Guaraldi tunes from this holiday classic, featuring pianist Michelle Schumann, bassist Utah Hamrick, drummer David Sierra, and special guests.
    Sat., Dec. 8, 3:30 & 7:30pm. $22-37.  
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    Dance

    Ballet Austin: The Nutcracker

    You've heard of this thing? The Nutcracker, right? And here Ballet Austin brings it big and fancy and exquisitely staged, with hundreds of dancers embodying the choreography of Stephen Mills, extraordinary sets and costumes, and Tchaikovsky’s score performed live by the Austin Symphony Orchestra. Witness in wonder as a young heroine faces her fears, rescues her prince, and dreams big during the journey of a lifetime.
    Dec. 7-23. Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 2 & 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $15 and up.  
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    Dance

    Blue Lapis Light: Oneness of Being

    Surrounded by the natural environment, the trees and fields of the Wildflower Center's indigenous plants, the acclaimed Blue Lapis Light dancers defy gravity on columns and ropes, weaving choreography into the very air, enhancing the wonder of our interaction with the gardens.
    Thu.-Sun., Dec. 6-9, 7 & 8pm. $10-15.  
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    Visual Arts

    ICOSA: The Matter At Hand

    This is a two-person exhibition featuring the work of Darcie Book and Sarah Hirneisen, in which the artists push the boundaries of traditional art-making techniques. Book stretches the possibilities of painting by navigating between the two- and three-dimensional, while Hirneisen uses mold-making and casting to remake everyday objects into unexpected new forms. Note: You know that ICOSA is right down the Canopy hall from Atelier Dojo, right?
    Reception: Fri., Nov. 30, 7-10pm
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    Dance

    KDHDC: Be Still, My Heart

    Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company – you remember this recent show, yes? – presents the premiere of a large-scale, full-length, impressionistic work featuring virtuosic dancing, humor, gesture, and references to cinema. The audience will be seated up close and in-the-round to fully experience the sights, sounds, and kinetic energy of Hamrick’s award-winning choreography, performed to original, live music.
    Dec. 6-9. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $21 and up.  
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    Mozart's Light Show

    Check out the holiday lights and get you a home-baked Bavarian treat, while local musicians play tunes on the grand piano.
    Nov. 16-Jan. 2, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Free.
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Snow Ball 2018

    Get into this wintery mix at this fancy pants Project Transitions fundraiser with a Naughty and Nice cocktail bar, festive bites from Crave Catering, and rocking beats from Vintage 15. Plus, a pop-up from Top Drawer!
    Sat., Dec. 8, 7-10pm. $100.  
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    Theatre

    The Austin Puppet Incident

    This is the ninth annual Incident, featuring local and national puppet artists performing all-new, short, original puppet works for adult audiences. Repeat – definitely for adult audiences. Funny, sweet, deep, enchanting: it's all here. Featuring Marsian De Lellis from Los Angeles with an unconventional love story that explores the synesthetic relationship between objects and personalities. Brought to you by the object-manipulative savants of Glass Half Full and Trouble Puppet, with support from the Puppet Slam Network.
    Fri.-Sat., Dec. 7-8, 8pm. $15.  
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    Winter Wonderland at The Circuit

    The race track transforms into something resembling the North Pole with the largest outdoor skating rink in Texas, the Tunnel of Lights, and Santa's Workshop; plus live music, carnival rides, a petting zoo, and Chinese Lantern Festival.
    Nov. 23-Dec. 30. $16, adults; age 5 and under, free.  
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    Yard Dog: Trusted Beasts

    Here are the latest paintings by artist and musician Jon Langford, featuring skeletons, cowboys, mermaids, and faded country singers mingling in a vivid past, present, and future, rendered in the artist's distinctive (and highly appealing) style.
    Through Nov. 30
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