Run, jog, or walk to Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita 5K! For two decades, runners, joggers, walkers, and margarita lovers have converged in downtown for a 5K course that borders Lady Bird Lake and the Butler Trail before ending in the popular after-party. Registrants will enjoy complimentary margaritas and Tex-Mex while dancing to the sounds of DJ Chorizo Funk.
Join the annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy, with a short program at UT's MLK statue followed by a march to Huston-Tillotson. Due to the gubernatorial inauguration, there will be no stop at the Capitol.
Give into the tears and embrace your emo with hosts Ruby Knight and Louisianna Purchase. Performing the softer side of drag will be Hentaii, Rosalind Hussell, Tatiana Cholula, Summer Clearance, and special guests Bulimianne Rhapsody, Mandy Quinn, Kika Knight, and Aida Schiton.
The East Austin boutique is asking for handbag donations to help underserved youth in the area for the giveback initiative slated for Feb. 9. Open thy closet and see if there's anything that no longer sparks joy.
Taking donations through Feb. 1. The event takes place Feb. 9, 2-4pm. Free.
Three artists, three strong views of this complex life. And now our journo-about-town Brenner has reaped the visions that Erika Huddleston, Amy Scofield, and Tammy West have sown – and here's his report.
Through Jan. 27. Artist talk with Tammy West: Sat., Jan. 26, 1pm
This interactive app-based exhibit offers photos from MLK's civil rights meetings with LBJ and audio speeches from the Austin Area Heritage Council’s MLK Oratory competition, plus special Six Square mini-docs of Austin’s African-American community. Discover for yourself at three different locations: the MLK statue at UT's East Mall, the south steps of the Capitol, and the George Washington Carver Museum.
Social Cycling Austin presents Bikin' Betties, a weekly, beginner-friendly, all-ladies bike ride that ends with drink specials and fun activities (karaoke, minigolf, outdoor movies, etc.) Along the way, bond with other two-wheelin' ladies. Join the Facebook group for ride details.
The Julia C. Butridge Gallery is now accepting exhibit proposals for 2020. Located at the Dougherty Arts Center in the heart of the arts district, the JCB Gallery is known for its diverse exhibitions of artists and their work.
The Travelling Troupe's James E. Burnside brings us this modern farce in which a certain "Dr. Ramone and Dr. Truffledina must find the defect in a 'female' robot acting erratically." And, wait, what's this about … Hephaestus Enterprises, Inc.?
This SETLL – the acronym stands for Suspected Extra-Terrestrial Landing Location – by Amanda Chang is a new play that questions what lies beyond the limits of what we know, exploring "the world of four Extra-Terrestrial Arrival Ambassadors as they camp out and contemplate the nature of heroism, the vastness of the universe, and the complexity of human relationships."