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  • Songwriters Series: Sarah Sharp

    Sarah has recorded, performed, and composed in a variety of guises. She is a solo artist, a film and TV composer, and, most visibly, Sarah has been the stunning siren fronting the acclaimed combo the Jitterbug Vipers, a swinging act who specialize in conjuring playfully irreverent 30s and 40s jazz cool.
    Sat. Dec. 15, 8pm-10pm  
    Threadgill's North
  • Holiday Artisan Mercado

    For that unique Christmas gift, choose from paintings, jewelry, clothing, shoes, handbags and ceramics from the Southwest, Mexico, Colombia, Honduras, Spain or Pakistan at the Holiday Artisan Mercado from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Frost Bank Plaza, 401 Congress Ave. Free Christmas Ornament Workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Sat. Dec. 15, 10am-3pm
    Frost Bank Plaza
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  • Music

    Black Pistol Fire, Blackillac, Emily Wolfe

    Black Pistol Fire’s first Austin show since a coruscating set at Emo’s 14 months back gives locals another chance to witness drum animal Eric Owen and high-flying guitarist/vocalist Kevin McKeown bash out cuts from diverse fifth strike Deadbeat Graffiti, which fuzzes out on soul, rock, and garage punk. Phranchyze and Zeale’s thrilling rap collab, Blackillac, follows golden-voiced rocker Emily Wolfe.
    Thu., Dec. 13, 7pm  
  • All Events
    • Film

      Special Screenings

      "Jerusalem" (2014)

      Renowned archaeologist Dr. Jodi Mangess takes you to the holiest sites.
      Thu., Dec. 13, 3:00  
    • Arts

      Dance

      (UN)ROOTED

      Corps Multiple, the first artistic company created by French artists in Austin, unleashes a performance that "opens a discussion on humanity’s inherent need for belonging, roots, pairs, and marks." With moving bodies, sounds, text, and lights using the techniques of free improvisation. Bonus: live music.
      Dec. 13-15. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $15-35.  
    • Community

      Out of Town

      2018’s Brightest Comet

      Getting to a dark place out of doors is the essential ingredient for seeing Comet Wirtanen, the brightest and last comet of the year.
      Dec. 12-17
      Various locations
    • Community

      Events

      37th Street Lights

      This is how Austin does holiday lights. This yearslong tradition took a hiatus, but it's back this year and it's weirder than ever.
      Through Jan. 5. Free.
      505 W. 37th, across from Amy's Ice Creams on Guadalupe
    • Arts

      Theatre

      A Christmas Carol

      This ZACH Theatre adaptation of the Dickens classic, directed by Abe Reybold and starring the estimable Jaston Williams, is "a musical sleigh ride through rhythm and time, infusing the traditional Victorian story with a score that spans all genres and eras." It's riotously redolent of the ghosts of Motown past, but of course you know the basic Ebenezer of this thing: crotchety, cratchity, creepy, and (ultimately) heartwarming. And, what's that? You think there's an awful lot of Dickens going on in town lately? Our Robert Faires tells you why.
      Through Dec. 30. Wed.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 2:30 & 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. $25 and up.  
    • Arts

      Theatre

      A Christmas Carol: Classic Radiocast

      The players of the fictional KPNF radio station re-create Dickens' cherished masterpiece in this Nathan Jerkins adaptation, with all the characters brought to life by a small company of voice actors and live foley sound effects. Directed by Ryan Crowder for Penfold Theatre. And, what's that? You think there's an awful lot of Dickens going on lately? Our Robert Faires tells you why.
      Through Dec. 29. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $15-25.  
      Old Settlers Hall, 3300 E. Palm Valley, Round Rock
    • Qmmunity

      Nightlife & Parties

      A Very Mary Cheekmas

      Cheeki Kahnt and Mary Jane Styles invite you to their sleigh ride with a prancing, dancing crew of queens like Rhonda Jewels, Tanya Lasagna and more. Plus spesh guest DJ Hentaii.
      Thu., Dec. 13, 9pm-2am. $10.  
      Electric Church, 5018 E Cesar Chavez
    • Arts

      Visual Arts

      AARC: Storied and Pop Japan

      Two new art shows at the Asian American Resource Center. First, there's STORIED, in which Katherine Leung reflects the Tuvan culture in her Faces of Central Texas series, incorporating the folklore of golden light gods; and JU Salvant draws upon the personal history of a young girl’s journey from Vietnam to America for the visual story, Red Sky in the Morning. And then there's POP JAPAN, curated by Guzu Gallery's own Vincent X. Torres, presenting an array of notable characters from Japanese television, film, anime, and manga.
    • Music

      All original jam

      Thu., Dec. 13, 6pm
    • Music

      Alvin Crow

      Thu., Dec. 13, 9pm
    • Film

      Special Screenings

      Amazon Adventure (2017)

      Laser IMAX 3D: Track the 11-year journey of 1850s explorer Henry Bates.
      Thu., Dec. 13, 10:00am, 1:00  
    • Music

      Anthony Garcia

      Thu., Dec. 13, 4am

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